|Salary:||£40,809 to £49,818 per annum|
|Placed On:||20th March 2023|
|Closes:||16th April 2023|
Location: St Mary’s until spring 2024, then South Kensington Campus
The Department of Infectious Disease is seeking an excellent administrator to take up the role of Section Manager, supporting principle investigators, researchers and initiatives that are based both overseas and in the UK. The post is based at our St Mary’s campus, moving to South Kensington Campus spring 2024, and is offered on a full-time, open-ended basis.
The Section Manager role is the primary point of contact for all academic and research staff within their group for administrative and operational issues. The post holder will be responsible for supporting research grant applications and ensuring that resources required for projects are costed accurately. The role will also manage a portfolio of existing grants, monitoring and approving spend, and advising academics on best use of funds, ensuring this is in line with College and funder policies. In addition, the Section Manager will support their academics with completion and processing of HR paperwork. The post holder will work closely with colleagues in the Joint Research Office, HR, Finance, and the Education Team in order to effectively resolve administrative issues. There are also line management responsibilities for team administrators/secretarial staff in the Section.
The Department has an established culture of supporting and developing staff. You will be provided on-the-job training and rewarded with generous benefits and strong career prospects within well-defined and achievable career paths at the forefront of scientific advancement.
When applying for this post, please upload a covering letter detailing how you meet the essential requirements in the person specification. Applications without this statement will not be considered.
Duties and responsibilities
This varied and challenging post requires a strong and diverse skillset comprising excellent communication, financial management, organisation, and problem solving skills. In addition, you will need the ability to develop effective working relationships with colleagues at all levels and the ability to work efficiently and accurately under pressure.
You will have a passion for providing high quality administrative services and will have experience of working with senior academics. You will be highly numerate with experience of providing financial management advice to budget holders. Experience of full economic costing and of interpreting research funder regulations will be beneficial, as will knowledge of and experience with HR procedures such as recruitment and selection.
This is a Full Time and Permanent role based at the St. Mary’s Campus until Spring 2024, then moving to South Kensington Campus.
For an informal discussion about this role please contact Jay Singh Sangha, Divisional Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 16/04/2023
To apply, visit www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs and search by the job reference MED03789
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