|£28,759 to £32,982 per annum with further progression opportunities to £36,024
|8th December 2023
|11th January 2024
Starting salary from £28,759 - £32,982 per annum with further progression opportunities to £36,024
Bournemouth University’s (BU) vision is worldwide recognition as a leading university for inspiring learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society through the fusion of education, research and practice. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences that help to build our global learning community.
BU is fostering the growth of research that is relevant to society. To support this, Research Development & Support (RDS) is seeking to appoint a Funding Development Officer on a full-time, established basis.
The post holder will be responsible for operational support of funding applications to external bodies. As one of a team of Officers and Facilitators, you will play a pivotal role in providing support for the University’s research and knowledge exchange activities, as well as being the first point of contact for academic colleagues submitting funding applications.
You will have demonstrable experience of administration in a large organisation, with some knowledge and interest in the research and knowledge exchange area of Higher Education, plus an understanding of external research funding bodies.
You must be customer focused, numerate and have excellent communication and organisational skills and a commitment to service excellence. You will support, grant and tender submissions, including costing and pricing, producing contractual documentation, checking eligibility and funder guidance, and institutional approval and submission. You will provide professional and specialist advice to academic colleagues on all aspects of funding development activity.
In return for your talents, we offer a generous remuneration and benefits package, as well as flexible working hours.
For informal enquiries about the post, please contact Pengpeng Hatch (email@example.com ) or Kerri Jones (firstname.lastname@example.org)
To learn more about BU’s research, please visit: http://research.bournemouth.ac.uk/
This position does not meet the eligibility requirements for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route within the UK Visa and Immigration service’s Points Based System. Therefore, BU will not be able to sponsor individuals who require permission to work to carry out this position.
A detailed job description and person specification are available from our website together with an online application form.
BU values and is committed to an inclusive working environment. We seek a diverse community through attracting, developing and retaining staff from different backgrounds to contribute to inspirational learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society. To support and enable our staff to achieve a balance between work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.
Closing Date: (Midnight) Thursday 11 January 2024
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