Post-award Project Manager
Salary: Starting from £44,577 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
Post Type: Full Time
Post Type: Permanent
Closing Date: Sunday 22 October 2023
Interview Date: Friday 03 November 2023
The University of East London
The University of East London (UEL) is one of the most diverse and vibrant universities in the global capital. Founded in 1898 to serve the skills needs of the Industrial Revolution, our pioneering and forward-thinking Vision 2028 strategic plan led by our Vice-Chancellor & President, Professor Amanda Broderick, is making a positive and significant impact to the communities we serve, inspiring both our staff and students to reach their full potential. We are committed to driving diversity in the talent pipeline, working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found, and creating a balanced, inclusive, and green future.
We are seeking to appoint a Post-award Project Manager to join the Research and Development Support (ReDS) Team within the Office for Postgraduates, Research and Engagement (OPRE) to provide high quality support for our research community in the development and delivery of research and knowledge exchange grant management. As part of a supportive and forward-thinking team, you will have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of people who share a passion for creating positive change. Working closely with academics across a broad range of disciplines, you will target support effectively as we deliver our Vision 2028 ambition to grow research and knowledge exchange income to increase the economic, social, and cultural impact of our activities to the communities we serve.
You will bring experience of successfully providing specialist advice and support to researchers for the management of externally funded projects at a UK HEI. With detailed knowledge of UK funding schemes and experience of post-award support for large-scale, multi-partner projects in the UK and overseas, you will also have strong financial acumen and experience of working with colleagues to identify and manage risks.
UEL is an inclusive equal opportunities employer and are proud of our Equality, Diversity, and Inclusivity (EDI) achievements. At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive. We expect all employees of UEL to accept our EDI policy and will not tolerate discrimination in any form.
Beyond a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive benefits package:
- 20% pension contribution (4% from you, 16% from us)
- 25 days holiday, plus 3 days over Christmas and bank holidays
- Hybrid working options for most positions
- Shared success bonus of £4,250 per annum
- Subsidised gym membership
- 3 times base salary life assurance
- Cashback healthcare scheme
- Discounts on Apple and Samsung products, holidays, clothing, fitness, lifestyle, dining out, and weekly shopping
Further details regarding employment benefits can be found in the benefits information sheet found at the bottom of the page.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Paul Reay, Head of Research and Knowledge Exchange Development, email: P.Reay@uel.ac.uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.
CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.
At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.