|Salary:||£27,131 to £30,502 per annum|
|Placed On:||5th August 2022|
|Closes:||4th September 2022|
Location: Singleton Campus & Bay Campus and some days working from home
Contract: 35 hours per week, permanent position
Swansea University is a research-led institution that thrives on exploration and discovery and offers a compelling balance of excellent teaching and research, matched by an enviable quality of life. We provide an environment of research excellence, with research that is world-leading, globally collaborative and internationally recognised.
This role is based in Research Development within REIS, supporting projects across all faculties – this team is tasked with identifying funding opportunities and supporting the application process, contracts, research governance & integrity.
The Research Support Advisor is a critical role in the delivery of research support, working across the three faculties as part of the Faculty Research & Innovation Hubs. The role delivers support to academic and research staff in the completion and approval of appropriately costed Research Grant applications to external funders. This includes advice on relevant University processes including the Due Diligence Policy and Process for international collaborative research. The role also involves progressing grant awards through to allocation of budget codes, working across REIS and other professional services teams. The role is therefore a critical customer-facing role to PIs in supporting the Faculties’ ambitions to increase Research income. On the job training is provided.
Essential criteria for this role include meeting the University’s Values: evidence of taking pride in delivering professional services and solutions, the ability to work together in an environment of equality, trust and respect to deliver services that strive to exceed the needs and expectations of customers. You will need to give evidence of providing a caring approach to all your customers ensuring a personalised and positive experience.
You will have ‘A’ level qualifications or equivalent experience.
Experience will include financial numeracy, customer facing experience and being able to work at pace to a high level of accuracy as part of a busy team. Good organisational and time management skills are important with ability to prioritise work and you will need highly developed IT skills. Experience of working with international partners is desired but not essential as full training will be provided.
The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all of its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and welcome diverse applications from the following protected characteristics: age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (including colour, nationality, ethnic and national origin), religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation.
For further information please contact Bethan Mackay, International Research Development Officer email@example.com or Julie Williams, Associate Director of REIS & Head of Research Development firstname.lastname@example.org
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