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Research Grants Compliance Officer - UKRI - QMUL19557

Department: Joint Research Management Office, Research Services
Salary: Starting salary will be in the range of £34,220pa - £38,084pa (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL19557
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 20-Jan-2020
Closing date: 09-Feb-2020

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We have a full-time 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 post holder will be a senior member of the Post Award team working closely with the Post Award Manager and the Costing and Contracts officer responsible for UKRI funded projects. The purpose of this role is to provide a professional service with respect to a range of financial and partnership management, including project and budget set-up, Partner due-diligence, building partner relationships, project staff and student appointment authorisation and compliance to funder and organisational terms and conditions. The post reports to the Post Award Manager.

The ideal candidate will have a strong financial background. 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.

This is a full-time permanent position with a maximum salary of £38,084 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 (


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


To apply for the role, please visit and search for reference QMUL19557.

The closing date for applications is 9 February 2020. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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