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Position: Research Administrator
Institution: University College London
Department: Science Technology Engineering and Public Policy (STEaPP)
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: UCL STEaPP is one of the newest departments in the Faculty, focused on the interconnections between science, technology, engineering and public policy. STEaPP is an inherently interdisciplinary department, with a mandate to develop relationships with diverse external policy, industry and civil society stakeholders, both in the UK and internationally; We are looking to recruit a Research Administrator, responsible for providing pre and post-award support for the STEaPP research team and academics by co-ordinating and supporting with research administration processes and practices from inception to completion. In addition, the role holder will provide general admin and organisational support in preparing for REF2021, attending and organising Research training and assisting with grant management and reporting when necessary; Duties include: Guide research staff through the submission process for research grants and contracts. Research grant budget costings and ensure grant proposals are correctly budgeted. Monitor progress and liaise with UCL Research Services Pre-Award staff and UCL Consultants with the completion of paperwork and generation of cost codes for awarded projects. Support the Research Manager and Research Director in devising, planning and coordinating research administration processes and practices covering the full research project lifecycle; Liaise with the Principal Investigators and facilitate the administrative processes for the set-up of new projects and grants; The duration of contract is until 31st March 2023
Requirements: The post holder will have: Experience of working within a HE, research or policy environment. Excellent organisational and time management skills, attention to detail, written and verbal communication skills. Understanding of research proposals and business plans and able to offer constructive comments and feedback
   
Text: Research Administrator, - Ref:1873196 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Science Technology Engineering and Public Policy (STEaPP) Location of position London Grade 6 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £29,152 - £34,153 per annum Duties and Responsibilities UCL STEaPP is one of the newest departments in the Faculty, focused on the interconnections between science, technology, engineering and public policy. STEaPP is an inherently interdisciplinary department, with a mandate to develop relationships with diverse external policy, industry and civil society stakeholders, both in the UK and internationally. We are looking to recruit a Research Administrator, responsible for providing pre and post-award support for the STEaPP research team and academics by co-ordinating and supporting with research administration processes and practices from inception to completion. In addition, the role holder will provide general admin and organisational support in preparing for REF2021, attending and organising Research training and assisting with grant management and reporting when necessary. Duties include: Guide research staff through the submission process for research grants and contracts. Research grant budget costings and ensure grant proposals are correctly budgeted. Monitor progress and liaise with UCL Research Services Pre-Award staff and UCL Consultants with the completion of paperwork and generation of cost codes for awarded projects. Support the Research Manager and Research Director in devising, planning and coordinating research administration processes and practices covering the full research project lifecycle. Liaise with the Principal Investigators and facilitate the administrative processes for the set-up of new projects and grants. The duration of contract is until 31st March 2023. Key Requirements The post holder will have: Experience of working within a HE, research or policy environment. Excellent organisational and time management skills, attention to detail, written and verbal communication skills. Understanding of research proposals and business plans and able to offer constructive comments and feedback. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply Now' button below If you have any queries please contact Laura Pullen, Research Manager email: l.pullen@ucl.ac.uk The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations on how we work please see https://www.ucl.ac.uk/human-resources/policies-advice/ways-working to find out more. 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 3 Jan 2021 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to advancing gender equality within our department. This role does not meet the eligibility requirements for a tier 2 certificate of sponsorship under UK Visas and Immigration legislation. Therefore UCL will not be able to sponsor individuals who require right to work in the UK to carry out this role. 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. Job Description and Person Specification Apply Now
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