Grants & Finance Administration Assistant

Human Genetics Wt Centre

University of Oxford, Oxford, UK


  • Posted on: 03rd Nov 2021
  • Salary: Grade 3: Salary in range £20,092 - £22,847 per annum
  • REF: 154075
  • Closes: 17th November 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Job Details

Grants & Finance Administration Assistant

Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics, Roosevelt Drive, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7BN

Grade 3: Salary in range £20,092 – £22,847 per annum

We are seeking motivated Grants & Finance Administration Assistant to join the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics. You will provide general administrative support to ensure the smooth operation of the Centre’s Research Grants, Accounts, Facilities, and general support services.

Your role as Grants & Finance Administration Assistant will be split between the administration team, for whom you will ordinarily work with for the majority of your time, and the facilities team, for whom you will provide ad hoc cover for during periods of leave and illness in their reception team. Flexibility will be needed between supporting the teams, and will be co-ordinated by the Finance Manner and Senior Grants Officer. You will maintain and collate information required for research grant audits. This will involve liaising with the Finance Division during grant audits and providing information in a timely fashion and as well as assist with monthly recharge journals and other finance administration duties.

It is essential that you are educated to GCSE standard or equivalent, in particular evidence of numerical ability. It will be required that you have a demonstrable enthusiasm for the role, and for working as a part of the support staff team within the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics. You will be friendly, personable, and conduct yourself in a professional manner, with a personal commitment to providing outstanding customer service at all times. It is essential that you can work accurately with attention to detail and have a flexible approach to work and allocated tasks. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with a wide range of people. It is desirable that you have experience of working within a higher education environment but not essential.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience.

This post is offered full-time on a fixed term contract until 30 November 2023, and is funded by the Department.

Please quote 154075 on all correspondence. Only applications received before 12.00 noon on 17 November 2021 will be considered.

Contact Person :

Grace Keeble

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Contact Phone :

01865 287502

Closing Date & Time :

17-Nov-2021 12:00

Contact Email :

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