Senior Research Support Officer
The role holder will provide high-quality support to the team of research administrators across the Faculty and work closely with the research management team in the Faculty office to support the implementation of new, and the improvement of existing, processes.
The Faculty of Natural, Mathematical and Engineering Sciences (NMES) comprises Chemistry, Engineering, Informatics, Mathematics, and Physics – all departments highly rated in research activities and a wide-ranging portfolio of education programmes.
The Faculty and its departments are growing, and this is reflected in the expansion of the research function and its responsibilities. The ideal candidate will have experience of office administration and dealing with financial processes, ideally in a Higher Education setting, and be able to build strong working relationships with both administrative and academic colleagues to support a wide range of projects.
The post will report to the Faculty Research Support Manager.
Celebrating diversity and supporting staff is important to us and we offer a range of provision including flexible working, caring support (including a Parenting and Carers Fund and the Carer’s Career Development Fund), training, and a variety of diversity and inclusion networks. Staff can apply for flexible working to help them balance the demands of their professional and personal commitments and we offer comprehensive leave policies for parental, adoption, surrogacy, dependant and shared leave.
The university is making investment in NMES and both student and staff numbers are growing. Our staff come from over 45 countries and 56% of our students are from outside the UK. Principally located on the Strand Campus in the heart of central London, further details available at www.kcl.ac.uk/nms.
This post will be offered on an indefinite contract. This is a full-time post.