Research and Innovation Funding Officer

Anglia Ruskin University - Research and Innovation Development Office

Closing Date - 16 May 2018

About Anglia Ruskin University:

Anglia Ruskin is a vibrant workplace and our University is gaining prominence both nationally and internationally. We have ambitious plans for the future and we are determined that our students and staff will realise their full potential. Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have been transformed with major capital investment. With an annual turnover of over £200m, we are a major force for higher education and one of the largest universities in the East of England.

About the role:

The Research and Innovation Development Office provides bespoke support and assistance to academic staff in developing, writing and submitting applications for Research Funding. We are seeking an experienced administrator to join our team, to provide administrative support as well as training around relevant systems and tools. You’ll play a key role in ensuring that our academic community receives a professional and efficient service and meets the ambitions of our Research, Innovation and Knowledge Exchange Strategy.

With a degree or part qualified in a relevant professional qualification, you’ll have relevant experience in Research and Innovation funding, including processing grant applications and of working closely with staff at all levels across an organisation. You’ll have relevant experience in a Higher Education environment, excellent organisational and communication skills, and will have interest and skills in using and managing digital tools. You’ll be self-motivated, flexible and able to prioritise and meet agreed deadlines. Experience of using Full Economic Costing tools and on-line application submission systems would be advantageous.

Although the post will be based predominately in our Cambridge campus, you'll be delivering services in other locations so some travel will be required

For further information about this post please contact Ruth Sandland, Senior Research Funding Manager at or on 0845 196 2553.

To find out more about working with us, click here.

We offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

We value diversity at Anglia Ruskin University and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.

Guidance Notes: For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification. 

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