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Research Funding Officer

University of East London

Location: London
Salary: £30,409 + Per annum, Inclusive of London Weighting
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 14th February 2020
Closes: 1st March 2020
Job Ref: PS037S2020

We are looking for a versatile and enthusiastic new colleague to join the Research and Development Support (ReDS) team.  Working as part of a busy central team you will provide administrative support for externally funded research awards to ensure compliance with internal procedures and the terms and conditions of external sponsors of research, consultancy and contracts.

The Research & Development Support (ReDS) team supports the institution’s research community by working closely with academics, funders and partners to provide expertise on income generation and project management both pre and post award. The team offers a high level of professional support in navigating the increasingly complex criteria of investors and funders as well as facilitates a programme of workshops and one-to-ones for all UEL staff.

Educated to degree level or equivalent you will have proven experience of providing post-award support for multi-partner research projects in an HEI context. You will have good numerical skills and be a proficient user of Excel. A working knowledge of award management systems and related software is desirable, as is some understanding of legal documentation, including collaboration agreements.

UEL is a vibrant and diverse university located in Stratford and Docklands. We are implementing our Vision 2028 strategy, to transform our curriculum and partnerships to make a positive difference to student, graduate and community success. Our goal is to become the leading careers-focused, enterprising university in the UK, one which both prepares our students for the jobs of the future and provides the innovation to drive that future sustainably and inclusively.

A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by UEL Professional Services Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of UEL. Employees of UEL Professional Services Ltd work alongside UEL colleagues in delivery of UEL’s mission, and UEL Professional Services Ltd will adopt UEL HR policies and procedures in full. Further detail regarding employment benefits can be found at the employee benefits section of our recruitment pages.

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At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.

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