|Salary:||£45,800 to £48,400|
|Placed On:||26th May 2023|
|Expires:||25th June 2023|
Location: Twickenham- SW London
We are looking for an experienced Grants Manager to join our team in Twickenham, SW London.
This post provides the opportunity to join a busy and expanding team that is playing an important role in funding high quality research that benefits the NHS, patients and the public.
With around 40 funding competitions running at any time, LGC's Operations team manage everything from scheduling and launching new competitions, supporting applicants, facilitating assessment by independent reviewers and funding committees, through to confirming funding outcomes to applicants.
The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) is funded by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC). We work in partnership with the NHS, universities, local government, other research funders, patients and the public.
The NIHR funds, enables and delivers world-leading health and social care research that improves people's health and wellbeing and promotes economic growth. We are also a major funder of applied health research in low and middle income countries.
Further information on the NIHR can be found at: www.nihr.ac.uk.
Operations Managers are responsible for delivering funding competitions to key milestone dates and quality standards. Their role involves scheduling and resource management, risk evaluation and management, project management, leadership and line management. They develop the team and drive improvements.
Lead the setting up of new funding competitions
Run competitions effectively
Line and Team Management
Line manage 6-9 members of the team
Follow company policies and procedures
Support and manage new staff through induction and probation periods
Support staff to progress along structured career development pathways
Identify relevant training and development opportunities
Ensure the team value continuous improvement
Empower team members to challenge process and suggest alternatives
Lead ongoing improvement to our ways of working
Work with governance colleagues on the implementation and change management of policies
Grant management experience within a university, NHS Trust, charity or grant-giving organisation
Experience of effective resource and/or process management
Experience of managing and developing teams
Competencies and Behaviours
Ability to coach, develop and motivate people
Curious mind with an appetite to constantly improve the service offered
A customer focus but willing to constructively challenge when necessary
Skills and Abilities
Strong interpersonal skills
Excellent planning, organisation and logic problem solving skills
Excellent attention to detail
Well-developed written and presentation skills
Comfortable working with a range of IT systems and packages
Please apply through our vacancy page, Careers - LGC Group (via the ‘Apply’ button above) - with your CV along with a cover letter indicating your suitability for the role and your motivation to apply.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so early application is strongly encouraged to avoid disappointment.
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