|Salary:||£27,181 to £30,488|
|Placed On:||28th September 2023|
|Closes:||29th October 2023|
|Job Ref:||Opp 1995|
The University of Salford has an exciting opportunity to join the University’s Funding Development Team in the role of Research Support Officer to assist in the delivery of the University’s ambitious Innovation Strategy. Based in the Research and Knowledge Exchange Directorate, you will provide support to academic colleagues developing applications for external research funding.
The postholder will have experience of providing excellent service and support in a similar administrative role. A substantial part of the role will involve working with academic colleagues to support the creation of appropriate budgets in line with funders’ expectations and the University’s funding application submission processes. Therefore, strong numeracy skills are important. The postholder will have responsibility for maintaining accurate data on Worktribe (the University’s research management system), using this to produce monitoring reports as required by the Head of Funding Development. The postholder will also have a close working relationship with the Research Contracts and Monitoring Office in Finance.
A bit about Research and Knowledge Exchange
Our Research and Knowledge Exchange team provide support for our colleagues in pursuit of research and enterprise activity, growth in research and enterprise income, and performance in the REF and KEF. Our delivery supports our ambitions to grow industry engagement and income, enhance the student experience, develop world class research, produce real-world impact, and develop a vibrant community of high-quality researchers and enterprising staff. The team work to support the development of a pervasive research and enterprise culture, through an environment of continuous improvement and excellent customer service, enhancing our industry collaboration activities and driving enterprise, research and growth.
What’s in it for you?
Competitive salary - and excellent pension scheme.
Generous annual leave - plus the option to buy additional days.
Flexible working - we support a culture of flexible and hybrid working, subject to business requirements.
Professional development - a comprehensive package of training and development opportunities to help you achieve your full potential.
Our community – there’s a real sense of belonging here at Salford. We value diversity — in backgrounds and in experiences. Our difference makes us stronger, and together we share a passion for improving students’ lives.
Interview Date (if available): 16-11-23
At the University of Salford we are committed to an inclusive approach to promoting equality and diversity.
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