Awards Administrator

Posted 6 days ago by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
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Awards Administrator, £19,136, Temporary Job, Swindon

Temporary job opportunity for an experienced Administrator to join Innovate UK.

Your new company

UK Research & Innovation is a new organisation which works in partnership with universities, research organisations, businesses, charities, and government to create the best possible environment for research and innovation to flourish. UKRI aims to maximise the contribution of each of our component parts, working individually and collectively. Operating across the whole of the UK with a combined budget of more than £7 billion, UKRI brings together the seven Research Councils, Innovate UK and Research England.

Your new role

You will work as part of a team of Awards Administrators which collects and reviews information from successful grant applicants prior to the innovative grant project being started. You will be responsible for creating, issuing and amending grant award documentation, monitor and assist with the project set up and contact grant recipients to gather outstanding application information. Additionally, you will collate and input outstanding data related to the grants that you will be responsible for delivering on.

What you'll need to succeed

You will need good IT literacy as you will use various internal systems and the suite of Microsoft Office programmes. You will need excellent communication skills as you will be responsible for liaising with applicants and issuing official grant documentation. Additionally, you will need demonstrable experience within a data heavy, process driven environment.

What you'll get in return

You will earn £11.62 per hour (premium rate - inclusive of holiday. This will be paid on a weekly basis.

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