Senior Grants and Projects Officer

University of Oxford - Department of Engineering Science

We are seeking a full-time Senior Grants and Projects Officer to join the Finance Team at the Department of Engineering Science (Central Oxford). This is a permanent position.

You will be a senior member of the Grants and Projects team which supports the post-award financial management of the department’s research grants and trading contracts. You will have primary responsibility for a selected portfolio of research grants, supporting the relevant Principal Investigators and Project Managers to ensure that funds are securely managed. You will be expected to deal with issues and problems as they arise, liaising with a range of stakeholders and advising budget holders accordingly. You will also have particular responsibility overseeing the setting up of new projects, reconciling projects coming to an end, and preparing for grant audits.

You should have significant experience of financial administration in a large and complex working environment. You must also possess excellent inter-personal skills and the ability to convey financial information clearly to non-finance professionals. You must be highly organised with the ability to produce accurate work to tight deadlines. A proactive approach and good problem-solving abilities are also essential.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to David Trenchard using the email address below.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Wednesday 14 March 2018 can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=133393

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