Vacancy ID:
2757
Location:
Leicester
Department:
Research and Enterprise
Vacancy terms:
Full time, permanent
Salary details:
Grade 7 - £34,804 to £40,322 per annum
Hours per week:
37.5
03 Mar 2021
About the role
This is an exciting opportunity to provide operational grants research support.  You will manage your own portfolio of applications and grants from a range of research departments, institutes and centres predominantly from the College of Life Sciences.

Working as part of the Research Grants Team within the Division of Research and Enterprise, you will provide outstanding specialist funded research support to University researchers including: supporting the submission of research applications, advising on funder cost rules and maximising cost recovery on grant applications, accepting awards and negotiating grant agreement terms and conditions.

In addition you will provide specialist advice and pro-active solution-driven support whilst ensuring compliance with funding body rules and University policies and procedures. You will work alongside other team members in the Research Grants Team and other colleagues in Research Enterprise Division and in the Colleges in supporting the University’s research objectives to increase awards and income.
About you
As a self-starter with a keen eye for detail, you will have previous experience of administration and management of Research Grant applications and awards, including interpreting, drafting and negotiating collaboration agreements.  Knowledge of diverse funder regulations is key, alongside experience of various costing methodologies used by funders. 

You will have the ability to communicate complex numerical scenarios, as well as the capacity and aptitude for analysing and understanding complex terms and conditions, being able to advise on their impact. 
Additional information

For informal enquiries, please contact Trudie Wardle (ta16@le.ac.uk)

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. We are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff. Located in the heart of the UK, you will have the opportunity to progress your career in a supportive and varied environment that values hard work and recognises individual achievement. 
 
We offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here. 

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