Do you have a scientific degree and / or experience of working for a research funder? Do you want to use this to broaden your horizons working in the grants team with our client?
If so, they have a fantastic opportunity, as this role will give you a unique and broad insight into charity NHS and research grant funding a leading research hospital.
Grants Officer Responsibilities:
As the Grants Officer you will be part of a small and supportive team and will have an excellent opportunity to lead on important grant making processes including peer review, review committee management, and post-award grant management.
This exciting role sits within the Grants team. The team are responsible for ensuring charitable funding supports high quality projects, for monitoring and evaluating funded projects, and providing support to fundraising teams with information on the projects the charity funds.
Grants Officer Requirements:
You will have a balance of a sound scientific background in a relevant scientific discipline and some research management experience, such as through an administration or coordinator role. You will also be able to lead and deliver on projects, with appropriate support, and work closely with important senior external and internal stakeholders.
Specifically, you will have:
- A degree or post-graduate degree in a relevant scientific discipline.
- Excellent attention to detail.
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish good working relationships with stakeholders at all levels.
In addition, we are ideally looking for someone with experience of grant or research management, in areas such as managing grant finances or peer review.
About Our Client:
Every day brings new challenges with our client. Every day, over 600 seriously ill children from across the UK arrive for life-changing treatments. Every day, young lives hang in the balance as patients, families and staff battle the most complex illnesses. And every day, the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs that change the lives of thousands of children – and change the world.
This extraordinary hospital has always depended on charitable support to give seriously ill children the best chance to fulfil their potential. Without donations, our client can’t help fund ground-breaking research, advanced equipment, child and family support services, and the rebuilding and refurbishment of wards and medical facilities. Their staff help to raise these vital funds for the hospital. A better future for seriously ill children starts with you.
Location: WC1N, Central London
Job type: Full Time, Permanent, 37.5 hours per week
Benefits: 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays, generous pension scheme, flexible working, discounted season ticket loan and many more!
Closing Date: 9am on 3rd February 2020
You may have experience of the following: Grants Officer, Fundraising Officer, Fundraising Assistant, Fundraising Executive, Fundraiser, Grants Manager, Charity, Third Sector, NFP, etc.