|Salary:||£39,508 to £47,355|
|Placed On:||31st March 2023|
|Closes:||16th April 2023|
UCL boasts a track record of research which is genuinely world leading. And we could not do it without our Research and Innovation Services (RIS) team, busily working to provide dedicated, specialist support to academic staff across the University. RIS is a newly formed directorate, created to support and advance UCL’s position as a world leading research University. The directorate plays a critical role in supporting UCL’s research portfolio of approximately 5,500 active research awards and contracts. Our researchers secure an annual research income of about £525M through national and international research grant applications, and industry funding.
About the role
Applications are invited for the key role of Research Finance Administrator in the Post Award team, Award Services. The team support the financial management and post award administration of UCL’s research and innovation portfolio. Reporting to one of the Research Finance Managers, you will be responsible for effectively and pro-actively managing a portfolio of academic departments and their research projects throughout the project lifecycle. Working collaboratively with colleagues across RIS, you will provide day-to-day support, acting as the prime point of contact for academic departments, funder organisations and the University’s Professional Services teams to provide an efficient and holistic post award service.
The successful candidate will have experience in post award financial management of research projects, with a knowledge of assurance and compliance obligations, data analysis, reconciliation and IT skills. They will have proven ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy with attention to detail. They will have good communication skills and be able to build and sustain effective working relationships both internally and externally. Be customer focused and have a commitment to provide an efficient, professional and effective support service. Please use the attach cover letter option to demonstrate how you meet the requirements set out in the person specification document
What we offer
As well as the exciting opportunities this role presents, we also offer some great benefits some of which are below: - 41 Days holiday (27 days annual leave 8 bank holiday and 6 closure days) - Additional 5 days’ annual leave purchase scheme - Defined benefit career average revalued earnings pension scheme - Cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan - Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay - Employee assistance programme: Staff Support Service - Visit https://www.ucl.ac.uk/work-at-ucl/rewards-and-benefits to find out more.
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/ The UCL Ways of Working supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work – please visit www.ucl.ac.uk/ways-of-working to find out more.
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