London, Greater London
£29,960 - £33,486 per year (pro-rata for part time)
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Location:  EC1 London (current tempoary remote working)

Hours:  Full time (37.5 hrs per week); would consider Part Time (from 0.6 FTE/22.5 hrs per week)

Contract Type:  Materntiy cover (fixed term contract 12 months)


Role overview

We are recruiting for a Grants Officer (maternity cover) to join our grants and research team. This role is a fantastic opportunity for someone with experience in research funding but who is ready to move into or broaden their horizons beyond traditional research grants management in a grant making organisation. 

You will support the entire grants management life cycle, from pre- to post award, of a diverse and expanding portfolio grants. The role will also be responsible for monitoring the progress of these projects including the evaluation and reporting of outcomes and impact.

This is a highly collaborative and strategic focused role that will require the post-holder to work independently and confidently.

About you

You will have research funding experience, a keen interest to learn new skills and ambition to advance your career in the grants management field. You will have high attention to detail and manage, with appropriate support, a diverse workload.

Specifically, you will have:

  • A degree level (ideally with an advanced degree) in biomedical sciences or equivalent
  • Research and ideally grants management experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish good working relationships.

About the team

This role is within the grants and research team who are responsible for ensuring the charity has robust grant making mechanisms to determine best use of charitable funding together with monitoring and evaluating projects and programmes funded by Moorfields Eye Charity.  Over the last five years charitable support, through our grant programmes, has supported over 350 projects and initiatives with £18 million in funding. 

About the charity

Moorfields Eye Charity is the main grant making and fundraising charity for Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and its academic partner, the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology.

We are in the early stages of a major capital campaign. Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, University College London (UCL) and Moorfields Eye Charity have a once-in-a-century opportunity to create a state-of-the-art integrated treatment, research and education centre. It will benefit Moorfields’ patients and those with sight problems worldwide.

It will push the boundaries of science, deliver breakthrough treatments to the front line of patient care and revolutionise eye healthcare around the world.

How to apply

Please submit a detailed covering letter and CV using the link. 

The covering letter and CV should clearly address your research and grants management experience and why this particular role appeals to you. They should, in total, be no more than three sides of A4.

Applications that do not follow this guidance will not be progressed.

Key dates

Closing date: Extended to 20 September 2020

Interview dates: To be confirmed

More about Moorfields Eye Charity
Moorfields Eye Charity

Moorfields Eye Charity is the main grant making and fundraising charity for Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and its academic ... Read more

Refreshed on: 31 August 2020
Closed date: 20 September 2020
Job ref: MECGO04
Tags: Policy/Research

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