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Position: Research Support Officer (Pre-Award)
Institution: University College London
Department: Finance Business Affairs - Research Services, Pre-Award
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: An opportunity has arisen to join an established team within Research Services, focused on supporting the development and submission of research applications. Working in a busy and supportive environment, the team is responsible for ensuring all UCL proposals to external research funders have been developed in line with all internal and Funder requirements. The role will include assessing the financial integrity of applications, providing expert guidance and support and proactively working with the research and research support communities to ensure applications have the greatest chance of success. The postholder will also be responsible for analysis of research awards made and scrutiny of any associated terms and conditions, prior to acceptance on behalf of the institution. The team work closely with colleagues across UCL, are regularly involved in the delivery of training and development and other outreach activities to provide a holistic and efficient pre-award service
Requirements: Suitable applicants will ideally have experience of supporting the development, costing and pricing of research applications to a variety of funders, and should be familiar with TRAC and FEC methodologies. An awareness of the UK research funding landscape or previous experience of working in a similar organisation would be advantageous. This role involves working to internal and funder deadlines, working closely with a range of staff across the institution and providing expert advice and guidance to ensure proposals are submitted in accordance with UCL and Funder policies, and identifying potential financial and non-financial risk within applications. Suitable candidates be highly numerate, with strong written and verbal communications skills, the ability to build productive working relationships and excellent organisational skills
   
Text: Research Support Officer (Pre-Award), - Ref:1802597 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Finance Business Affairs Specific unit / Sub department Research Services, Pre-Award Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time (Job share considered) Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £35,328 - £42,701 per annum Duties and Responsibilities An opportunity has arisen to join an established team within Research Services, focused on supporting the development and submission of research applications. Working in a busy and supportive environment, the team is responsible for ensuring all UCL proposals to external research funders have been developed in line with all internal and Funder requirements. The role will include assessing the financial integrity of applications, providing expert guidance and support and proactively working with the research and research support communities to ensure applications have the greatest chance of success. The postholder will also be responsible for analysis of research awards made and scrutiny of any associated terms and conditions, prior to acceptance on behalf of the institution. The team work closely with colleagues across UCL, are regularly involved in the delivery of training and development and other outreach activities to provide a holistic and efficient pre-award service. Key Requirements Suitable applicants will ideally have experience of supporting the development, costing and pricing of research applications to a variety of funders, and should be familiar with TRAC and FEC methodologies. An awareness of the UK research funding landscape or previous experience of working in a similar organisation would be advantageous. This role involves working to internal and funder deadlines, working closely with a range of staff across the institution and providing expert advice and guidance to ensure proposals are submitted in accordance with UCL and Funder policies, and identifying potential financial and non-financial risk within applications. Suitable candidates be highly numerate, with strong written and verbal communications skills, the ability to build productive working relationships and excellent organisational skills. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy, please click on the Apply Now button below. Previous applicants need not apply. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Savo Nikolic on s.nikolic@ucl.ac.uk 020 3108 8760 We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 18 Jul 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Research Support Officer (Pre-Award) JD and PS Apply Now
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