Research Officer

Harris Hill
£38,719 per year + benefits
09 Apr 2018
07 May 2018
Edward Cobbett
Full Time
Contract Type

Harris Hill is delighted to be working with an esteemed health charity based in London who are seeking a Research Officer to provide comprehensive support to the Research team. This is a 12 month fixed term contract with full time working hours.

Purpose of the role:

The role is tasked with ensuring the research management process are executed to the highest possible standard by supporting research grant holders to manage their projects by providing effective administration of research grants and projects, and ensuring effective communication, management and processes to the internal Research Team.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Ensure overall effectiveness of grants administration and commissioned projects;
  • Provide project management support to ensure the timely deliver of research portfolios and submissions;
  • Play a central role in the grant giving and commissioning processes including coordination of award recipients and technical providers;
  • To ensure that the process, information and events & communication pertaining to the work of the charity's Research Team are of the highest quality and support to effective management of research grants and commissioned activities.

Please note this list is not exhaustive and a comprehensive overview of responsibilities will be provided to candidates taken forward by Harris Hill.

The charity is seeking candidates who possess the following:

  • Excellent organisational skills with an ability to manage and prioritise numerous tasks and responsibilities;
  • Excellent communication skills and demonstrable experience of stakeholder management and engagement.
  • Demonstrable experience of managing meetings and events, as well as high proficiency of standard software programmes;
  • Demonstrable experience of tendering and contracting processes.

Those with a history and/or knowledge of the health or social care sectors or working in a grant making organisation are particularly encouraged to apply.

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