Awards Team Leader

Posted 4 days ago by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
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Awards/Administration Team Leader - £24,435 - Temp


Temporary job opportunity for an experienced Administration Manager 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 the large operational delivery team responsible for administering the grant funding to successful grant applicants and will lead a team of administrators. You will manage the day to day activities of your team, provide regular coaching and feedback and performance manage underperformers as required. Additionally, you will apply stringent quality checks on the documentation produced by your team, act as the point of contact for any escalated queries and contribute to continuous improvement of processes within the delivery team.

What you'll need to succeed

You will demonstrable experience of managing people, delivering coaching and performance managing individuals. Additionally, you will have excellent attention to detail, well-honed administrative skills and the ability to manage conflicting demands of multiple stakeholders. Successful candidates will have exceptional written and verbal communication skills and IT literacy.

What you'll get in return

You will earn £14.84 per hour (premium rate - inclusive of holiday. This will be paid on a weekly basis.

What you need to do now

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