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Project Officer, Global Innovation Services


Location: London
Salary: £29,802 to £34,867 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 14th September 2021
Closes: 12th October 2021
Job Ref: 1878759

Fixed Term - until 31st March 2022

Salary: The salary range will be £29,802 - £34,867 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

UCL Innovation & Enterprise

Business and Innovation Partnerships


Project Officer, Global Innovation Services The appointment will be on UCL Grade 6.

We are seeking a highly proficient Project Officer to co-ordinate and manage the administration associated with key Global Innovation Services (GIS) such as Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), Innovate2Succeed (I2S), COVID Response and Global Business Innovation Programme (GBIP). These programmes work with Small and Medium-Enterprises (SMEs) with a view to advise them in their innovation management challenges and internationalisation efforts.

In particular, the job will play a major role in facilitating the timely tracking of project performance outputs for periodic reporting to external funders, such as the European Commission and Innovate UK. The role requires some financial understanding to monitor budget spending and funding, as well as business acumen and a strong customer-facing ethos to enable the post-holder to deal directly with enquiries from companies and other external organisations.

The post-holder will also contribute generally to the effectiveness of the GIS team in responding to queries from clients and other stakeholders and be expected to become well acquainted with the different programme eligibility criteria, procedures, and practices to guide and advise colleagues. Additionally, the post-holder will possess the analytical skills required to monitor Global Innovation activities and their economic impact into society. This is a fixed-term role until 31st March 2022.

The successful applicant will possess project management experience, good level of financial skills and IT literacy. They should be able to demonstrate experience of recording and monitoring financial and project data to meet regular reporting and audit needs, as well as show familiarity with CRM platforms in order to manage client’s data. Other essential requirements include an ability to work collaboratively as part of a team, prioritize, work to tight deadlines, be self-motivated and well organized.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or application process, please contact Jay Gerrans, HR Officer, at ""

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Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23.59.

Interview Date: TBC

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

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