Grants Officer - Pre award University of Oxford Department of Zoology United Kingdom

Grants Officer - Pre award

Department of Zoology, Mansfield Road, Oxford

Grade 6: £28,660 - £34,189 p.a.


The Department of Zoology is looking to appoint to a full-time role of Grants Officer – Pre-Award.


Reporting to the Research Funding Manager, the Grants Officer- Pre-Award will be a key member of the Zoology Grants team, responsible for providing departmental researchers and potential researchers with administrative support in the preparation, costing and submission of Research Applications through the department. The role will involve the managing the day-to-day pre-award activities, including preparation of, and accurate costings for, grant applications using the University’s costing tool (currently X5). You will ensure compliance with sponsor rules and provide advice and support to the Principal Investigators in the preparation of sponsor applications, working with them to complete sponsor application forms and liaising with external sponsors.


You must have experience of working within a similar role, a good working knowledge of financial administration and the ability to manage a broad and complex portfolio of work.


Experience of financial administration of externally funded research projects in a University setting is essential. You will also need a high level of numeracy and general education to a minimum of degree level (or equivalent experience qualification such as AAT). The ability to solve complex problems using own initiative with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail is a must.


Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.


The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 17 May 2019.

Contact Person :  Personnel Officer            Vacancy ID :        140416

Contact Phone :   01865 271278               Closing Date :     17-May-2019

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