|Salary:||£39,508 to £47,355|
|Placed On:||29th March 2023|
|Closes:||12th April 2023|
The UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction (IRDR) inspires innovation and evidence-based practice focused on improving disaster risk reduction (DRR) through our research, education, and partnerships. This creates a better life for many people by reducing the negative impacts of disasters.
The IRDR is an exciting cross-UCL department, which leads research, knowledge exchange and education in the fields of risk and disaster reduction and humanitarian action. By providing a focus for UCL’s activities, with its breadth of disciplinary emphasis, promotion of novel multidisciplinary research and translation into practice, the IRDR aims to assume a role of leadership both in the UK and internationally.
About the role
The Senior Research and Finance Administrator will specialise in administering the research and financial activities of the department, ensuring effective procedures are documented and adopted for dealing with all aspects including processing financial transactions, procurement and grant applications. The post will lead in achieving a high quality and timely service to staff, students and others internal and external to the department.
The role holder will provide financial information and reports for the Departmental Manager and Head of Department to monitor expenditure. The Senior Research and Finance Administrator will help in monitoring grants, budgets, expenditure enquiries and arrange reimbursement of expenditure to staff and students. The role holder will work with the Department Manager and Head of Department to ensure financial and research administration processes are efficient, explained clearly and adhered to.
The post holder will have knowledge of financial processes and regulations associated with general financial administration as well as proven experience of providing effective financial support in a complex organisation. They will also have proven experience of working as a proactive member of a team, preparing financial budgets and forecasts and have a high level of numeracy with the ability to understand and interpret a variety of figures and statistics.
What we offer
As well as the exciting opportunities this role presents, we also offer great benefits. Please visit https://www.ucl.ac.uk/work-at-ucl/rewards-and-benefits to find out more.
A job description and person specification can be accessed by clicking apply.
Please ensure that you submit a supporting statement as part of your application to address how you meet the essential and desirable criteria as outlined in the person specification.
Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion
As London’s Global University, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world’s talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where we all belong. We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in UCL’s workforce. These include people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds; disabled people; LGBTQI+ people; and for our Grade 9 and 10 roles, women.
You can read more about our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion here: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/equality-diversity-inclusion/
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