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Research Support Advisor

Cambridge Research Office

University of Cambridge, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, UK


  • Posted on: 24th Jan 2022
  • Salary: £27,116-£31,406
  • REF: EW29834
  • Closes: 20th February 2022
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time, Part Time

The Cambridge Research Office is looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our team. This is an administrative role providing support for departments in the management of their research grants.

The University’s research projects generate annual income of over £400m per annum. Our team is responsible for providing expert advice and guidance and for financially administering external research funding, on behalf of academics and Departments within the University’s Schools.

The role provides an excellent opportunity to develop a career in the area of research administration.

Your key responsibilities will be:

Providing procedural and financial advice and guidance to academic and departmental staff on a range of financial administration matters.

Setting up and monitoring research grant budgets against expenditure, you will be able to demonstrate excellent numeracy, communications and organisational skills and a positive, customer oriented approach.

Our teams work in a busy office environment, so you must be able to prioritise and work to tight deadlines. Proficiency in using Windows based packages is essential, and knowledge of Oracle Financials would be advantageous.

We have two opportunities available on a permanent basis.

We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working or other flexible working arrangements.

Click the ‘Apply’ button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Closing Date 20th February 2022

Interviews for shortlisted applicants will be scheduled shortly after the application closing date. Interviews will be conducted by MS Teams

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact CROrecruitment@admin.cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference EW29834 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
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