Post Awards Funding Specialist £35-£40ph London WC1

Posted 2 November by Adept Recruitment Ltd
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Post Award Funding Specialist

3 Month Temporary Assignment


City of London


Company Profile

Higher Education institution based in the heart of central London.

An institution which combines language scholarships and disciplinary expertise for Europe and continents

Outline of role

Responsibility for providing a high quality post award service for externally funded research and related projects on a daily basis


Post Awards finance administration and management

Working knowledge of national and international funding agencies

Working to policies and processes set on a daily basis

Reconciliation of accounts maintaining accurate financial information

Knowledge of culture and environment of a research intensive university

Understanding of the funding system for research within the UK

Day to day duties

Manage research grants and contracts

Ensuring that all funder requirements and deadlines are adhered to

Provide guidance advice and support to academic staff and departments

for post award financial administration of research grants and related projects

Monitor budgets income and expenditure on research projects identifying

any significant variances

Meet with principal investigators

Prepare reconciliations statements of income and expenditure and claims for

research and related projects

Successful candidate will have

Excellent understanding of and hands-on experience with research grant management at post award level;

Significant experience with large-scale multi-partner grants;

Ability to review, revise and implement processes;

Ability to develop/organise workshops for academics and mentor junior team members.

To Apply

Please email your up to date CV stating your current salary, notice period & salary sought


Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you haven't been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.

We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.

Adept Recruitment Ltd encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Adept Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.

Adept Recruitment is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

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