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Finance Administrator - QMUL20759

Department: Institute of Population Health Sciences
Salary: £34,220 - £40,194 (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL20759
Location: Whitechapel
Date posted: 04-Dec-2019
Closing date: 17-Dec-2019

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Applications are invited for the role of PCTU Finance Administrator in the Institute of Population Health Sciences, Queen Mary University of London.

The newly established Institute of Population Health Science is a world class, multidisciplinary grouping of academics.  Its focus is on population health sciences, spanning public and global health, health services research, health policy, genomics and data science, behavioural and social sciences. IPHS delivers evidence to implement health system change for population benefit.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Finance Administrator with a background in financial and accounts management in higher education institutes. The successful candidate will have a good understanding of Information governance (IG) standards including confidentiality, Data Protection Act 2018 and GDPR.

The post holder will be expected to use Agresso financial system and be responsible for financial processing and procurement, research grant and funding administration, financial reporting and planning.

The Pragmatic Clinical Trials Unit is a fully registered UKCRC trials unit based in the Centre for Clinical Trials and Methodology.  The PCTU leads and supports clinical trials in which the primary question of interest relates to intervention effectiveness: whether an intervention works under real-life conditions. It also carries out and supports pilot studies for these trials. The unit focuses particularly on trials of complex interventions.

The post is a part time (21 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 36 months, starting as soon as possible. Starting salary will be in the range £34,220 - £40,194 per annum pro rata, inclusive of London Allowance.  Benefits include 30 days’ annual leave pro-rata, 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.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Tahera Hussain at or on +44 (0)20 7882 6916

Details about the institute can be found at, and the PCTU at

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 17 December 2019.  Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter. 


Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

The School of Medicine and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.


The School of Medicine holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award.  We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers.  We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support.  As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.



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