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Finance Manager - QMUL20942

Department: School of Biological & Chemical Sciences
Salary: £38,084 (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL20942
Location: River Laboratory, Wareham, Dorset
Date posted: 07-Jan-2020
Closing date: 23-Feb-2020

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We invite applications for a Finance Manager, for the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London to work on a major EU INTERREG France (Channel) England funded project co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund investigating the extent, sources and solutions to plastic pollution across the region.  It involves 18 research and end-user partner organisations in England and France. The focus for this role will be to lead the management, maintenance and development of the financial aspects of the project, including developing and submitting financial claims to the INTERREG Joint Secretariat.

Full membership of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply or equivalent is essential for this post. Significant experience in managing large and complex procurement, together with an understanding of procurement risk and an ability to provide expert advice, and experience of management of the financial aspects of high value contracts is essential for this post.  Further essential requirements include excellent partnership working skills, and experience of using of Information Technology to enhance service delivery. It is expected that the successful candidate will have a University Degree or equivalent. Fluency in both French and English would be desirable, as would knowledge of the financial systems of EU funded, preferably INTERREG, projects. A demonstrated ability to communicate well, work within a team, deliver projects within an agreed time frame, and maintain good records are also essential.

The post is fulltime and is fixed term until 31 March 2023 when the funding period ends. It is based at the River Laboratory, Wareham, Dorset.  The expected start date is Feb 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.  The salary is £38,084 per annum and is inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave (pro rata) and  pension scheme.

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 Iwan Jones at

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The closing date for applications is 23 February 2020. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.  

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