Human Resources

Research Finance Partner - 2 years - QMUL16797

Department: Research Services
Salary: Starting salary will be in the range of £37,411pa to £44,015pa (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL16797
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 22-Jan-2019
Closing date: 11-Feb-2019

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We have a full-time 2 year vacancy for a suitable candidate to fulfil a challenging and rewarding role within our Joint Research Management Office.  This is a central office which supports all research undertaken in Queen Mary University and Bart’s Health NHS Trust.  The office comprises of a Pre-Award Section, Post Award and Governance Section. 

The successful candidate will play a key role in the Post Award section.  The main tasks will be to lead and manage the non-medical post award team and have overall responsibility for the financial management of all H&SS and S&E externally funded projects. The post holder will work closely with grant holders and faculty research managers to improve efficiencies and achieve a high standard of customer service. The post reports to the Operations Manager.

The ideal candidate will have a strong financial background with previous experience of research administration in an HEI environment. They must have excellent communication, organisation and time-management skills and demonstrate a strong team-work ethic. This role demands the holder to work on their own initiative and have the ability to manage several projects at once. Previous experience in a similar environment would be advantageous.

The position is a full-time appointment for 2 years with a salary range of £37,411 to £44,015 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

The Joint Research Management office is proud of its high service levels and, therefore, applicants should be committed to furthering or developing their expertise in Research Administration.  For additional information about this post please contact Jan Clarke at

For information about the Joint Research Management Office please visit our website at

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The closing date for applications is 11 February 2019. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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