Research Support Assistant

University of Essex - Research and Enterprise Office

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Research and Enterprise Office for a highly motivated and proactive Research Support Assistant to work as part of an administrative team delivering a high quality Pre-Award support service to the University's academic community involved in research grant application activity.

Duties of the Role
A key part of this role involves the preparation of financial information for inclusion in research grant and contract applications to external funders of research.

Skills and qualifications required
The person appointed will have proven experience of budgeting and financial control; excellent communication skills, both oral and written; and excellent organisational and administrative skills. The role will require the ability to work effectively to deadlines whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy. You will be educated to 'A' level (or equivalent qualification), including Mathematics and English.

At the University of Essex internationalism is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally-oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries and a university where you can find the world in one place.

Please use the ‘Apply’ button below to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role. You will also find details of how to make your application here.

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