EU Project Administrator

Department of Bioengineering

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Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, London, UK


  • Posted on: 23rd Feb 2021
  • Salary: £33,376 - £37,682 (pro rata)
  • REF: ENG01584
  • Closes: 10th March 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Part Time

Job description

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint a European Research Project Administrator who will predominantly support the administration of the European Research Council (ERC) synergy grant NaturalBionicS.

You will provide administrative support to the Principal Investigator, Professor Dario Farina, and his research team. The main duties for this position are: travel bookings, event organisation, expenses processing, budgetary support and grant record keeping.

This is a varied and demanding role and, as such, you will have excellent administration and organisational skills

Duties and responsibilities

You will provide administrative support, guidance, and advice to the project team to ensure that the funding is managed properly, seeking advice from Research Services and the Research Office as required.

You will provide regular financial information to support the management of research grants.

You will be able to work flexibly, plan and prioritise a diverse workload, support colleagues, and work independently.

Essential requirements

To be successful you will be educated to A’ Level or equivalent with experience of project administration and of working in a busy environment, administering complex functions.

You will have demonstrable experience of accurately dealing with financial information using spreadsheets and databases with experience of research grant administration.

Further information

The Department of Bioengineering is a rapidly growing department that has consistently been awarded exceptional research ratings, including in the most recent REF assessment (2014), in which 95% our returned research was judged world-leading and internationally excellent. Find out more about our department here , and read more about Imperial’s staff benefits, including generous annual leave entitlements and our excellent professional development opportunities, here: .

This position is Part time (50% FTE) and fixed term until 31 May 2025 and will be base at our South Kensington Campus.

Closing date: 10 March 2021.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Allan Nyunt at

Any queries regarding the application process should be directed to Michelle McCartney at

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations:

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender identity, sex, or sexual orientation. We are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Disability Confident Leader and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

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