Application closing date 22/12/2019
Location Preston Campus
Salary Grade: G (£30,395- £35,211) pro-rata
Job category/type Professional Services
The University is looking at appoint an experienced Project Officer to support the delivery of the Health Matters Project funded by the European Regional Development Fund. The successful applicant will work closely with the delivery team to ensure timely, efficient and accurate project compliance in line with the funder regulations.
The Project Officer will be responsible for ensuring compliance across all aspects of the project. This will include monitoring and approving expenditure, to ensure financial ERDF compliance, work closely with external partners and managing the ERDF financial claims process and associated systems. The post will work closely with the delivery team to ensure comprehensive and robust audit trails are in place.
Experience of working on a European Regional Development Funded Project will be essential for the successful applicant as well as the ability to work to external deadlines. Education to degree level or equivalent is essential supported by attention to detail, project management skills and experience co-ordinating multi partner projects. The successful applicant will have experience of working with office systems, practices and procedures along with good oral and written communication skills.
Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston and is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.
School/Service: Research Services - Grants and Funding Unit
Hours: Part time (18.13 hours per week - 0.5 FTE)
Basis: Fixed term contract until 30/9/2022
Interview Date: To be confirmed