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Research Support Administrator (Post-Award)

Are you hard working with an eye for detail? Do you have administrative experience working in a busy office environment ideally in a research support or finance role? Do you want to join a team that is committed to supporting the strategic objectives and research culture of the newly created Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences?

We are looking for a professional and proactive individual to provide high quality, customer focussed, post-award research support to our Faculty Research Office (FRO).  You will work closely with the Senior Research Support Administrator (Post-Award) and Principal Investigators to support the provision of grants management and financial administration within the FRO, with particular responsibility for the post-award process.  You will be part of the University's Research Operations service, but will be deployed to the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences and will report to the Senior Research Support Administrator (Post-Award). 

You will have substantial experience of working in a research support or finance role, be an excellent communicator and have excellent organisation skills and an understanding of managing projects and budgets with the ability to work effectively to tight deadlines. Experience of advising on budget management is desirable.  

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Ms. Janet Mackintosh, Faculty Research Manager

Tel: +44 (0) 113 343 5191, email:

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Professional Services
School/Institute:  Finance (inc Payroll)
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 6
Salary:  £27,511 to £32,817 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Friday 03 January 2020
Closing Date:  Sunday 19 January 2020
Interview Date:  Thursday 30 January 2020
Reference:  CSFIN1069
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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