Grants Officer

Employer
The Academy of Medical Sciences
Location
London
Salary
Circa. £27,415 - £29,114 + Benefits
Closing date
13 Nov 2021
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Would you like to develop your skills in grants administration, deliver a successful portfolio of schemes and help to create new programmes to develop talented researchers?

The Academy of Medical Sciences is seeking a capable and enthusiastic Grants Officer to join our dynamic grants team.  The post is available immediately and is to assist in delivering an expanding portfolio of grant schemes.

The Academy delivers a number of bespoke funding schemes to support biomedical researchers. We work in partnership with other like-minded organisations, and we are generously supported by the UK Government, Wellcome Trust, The Health Foundation, the Medical Research Council, the British Heart Foundation, Diabetes UK, Versus Arthritis and others to provide grant awards.

The Grants Officer will be responsible for the administration of the application process, peer review and selection panels for a sub-set of the Academy’s grant schemes. As a member of the Academy’s grants team, the post-holder will also provide administrative assistance to a portfolio of other activities to support clinicians and scientists already involved in research.

The successful applicant will be educated to first degree level, preferably in biomedical sciences, and have an interest in administering grant schemes. Excellent communication and IT skills are key attributes for the post, as is the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with a wide range of stakeholders. General knowledge of medical research and the UK healthcare sector is desirable.

We are recruiting for one role on a permanent contract and two roles on a 12-month fixed term contract. All roles will be full-time.

Excellent benefits include: generous leave allowance, Academy pension scheme, and travel assistance amongst others. The Academy is located in refurbished offices near Oxford Circus.

For further information and to apply, please visit our website.

We are reviewing applications as and when they come in so early application is advised.

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