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Research Support Administrator, Research and Enterprise Office (REO)

Research and Enterprise Office (REO)



  • Posted on: 30th Nov 2021
  • Salary: £27,116 - £30,497 per annum
  • REF: REQ05425
  • Closes: 20th December 2021
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Research and Enterprise Office for a highly motivated and proactive Research Support Administrator to work as part of a team delivering a high quality Pre-Award support service to the University’s academic community involved in research grant application activity.

Duties of the Role

A key part of this role involves the preparation of financial information for inclusion in research grant and contract applications to external funders of research.

Skills and qualifications required

The successful candidate will have proven experience of budgeting and financial control; excellent communication skills, both oral and written; and excellent organisational and administrative skills. The role will require the ability to work effectively to deadlines whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy.

At the University of Essex, internationalism and diversity is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries, faiths and backgrounds, where you can find the world in one place.

To support this commitment we have our Global Forum, a staff-led network that promotes and celebrates the rich cultural diversity among Essex staff, and our Colchester campus based Faith Centre, which hosts regular services, meetings and events organised by our chaplains and faith representatives.

Please see the attached job pack, which contains a full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role plus more information relating to the post. We recommend you read this information carefully before making an application. Applications should be made on-line, but if you would like advice or help in making an application, or need information in a different format, please contact resourcing@essex.ac.uk

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