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Knowledge Exchange & Research Administrative Assistant

London (Greater) (GB)
Closing date
15 Mar 2024

Knowledge Exchange

Location: Penrose Way
Salary: From £35,079
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Friday 15 March 2024
Reference: P2024029

Our University

Ravensbourne University London is an innovative, industry-focused university located at the heart of London’s newest creative community on the Greenwich Peninsula. We're champions of creativity and collaboration, dedicated to giving our learners the specialist skills and opportunities they need for outstanding careers in digital media and design.

The Role

We are looking for an experienced Research Administrator to provide research support for grant management, costings, and audits for academic staff. 

Working with our People and Culture team and the department of finance. The Administrative Research Assistant will also work closely with Head of Knowledge Exchange and Research taking an active role in contributing to the smooth running of the Knowledge Exchange and Research Office. 

The Administrative Research Assistant post is a busy and varied role requiring a person who can communicate efficiently and effectively, multi-task and work to deadlines. 

The role involves a high level of interaction with teams of all levels and  will  combine a professional approach with a friendly and collegiate manner. The Administrative Research Assistant will work with university Thought Leadership Groups and contribute to developing an excellent university research culture and help to promote funding opportunities to employees working with research and industry funders to secure and manage grants and projects.

 The Candidate

The successful candidate will have demonstrable knowledge of the national and international knowledge exchange and research landscape and managing complex funding schemes and the attributed budgeting processes and procedures. The Administrative Research Assistant will be experienced in managing multiple projects at any given time, be proactive, efficient and respond positively to an ever changing and dynamic working environment.

You have…

  1. Good IT Skills with proficiency in using online project management tools.
  2. Research Project Management skills with an ability to manage research and knowledge exchange budgets.
  3. Strategic oversight with experience of preparing and supporting allocation of resources.
  4. Experience of analysing and preparing reports 
  5. Experience of analysing and evaluating data for research purposes

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