Loughborough University

Due Diligence Officer

Loughborough University

Based in the heart of the UK, Loughborough University is one of the country's leading universities with world-leading research.

We are investing heavily in the growth and development of our Research and Innovation Office and are recruiting a large number of roles to strengthen our high-performing service.

The Research and Innovation Office plays a leading role in shaping and delivering the University’s research and innovation activities and provides a high-quality, added-value and seamless service to researchers across the research development pipeline.

As part of Loughborough University's ongoing commitment to trusted research and due diligence, we are seeking an individual to join our team as a Due Diligence Officer.

This position is full-time and open-ended, on an Administrative Grade 5 salary of £27,979 - £32,982 per annum. In addition, we offer 20 days of annual leave, plus Bank Holidays and University closure days, family-friendly policies, hybrid dynamic working arrangements, fantastic on-campus facilities, and many other benefits.

About the role

This is a new role and has been developed to focus on facilitating an enhanced research culture that is exciting and innovative but also mindful of good and responsible practice, compliant with governance requirements, and operates with rigour and integrity. It will be essential in supporting the university’s exciting ambitions to increase research and innovation income and translate research to application over the next few years.

The Research and Innovation Due Diligence Officer will work closely with the Trusted Research Manager and other colleagues to ensure the University complies with established and emerging governance policies and regulatory requirements to ensure appropriate standards for due diligence and trusted research.

This will include a significant amount of independent work drawing on knowledge and experience to support due diligence checks on third parties who undertake activities funded by external research coordination of the post-award third-party monitoring process and related activities to ensure the requirements of external research funders are met.

For more information refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

If this role sounds of interest, we would love to hear from you.

Informal Enquiries

If you have any further questions about this role, please contact Charles Shannon, Head of Research and Innovation Quality and Policy by email at C.Shannon@lboro.ac.uk.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday, 10th March.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday, 27th March.