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Project Controller

Medway, United Kingdom
£30,487 to £36,024 per annum
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

NRI Administation & Support

Location: Medway Campus
Salary: £30,487 to £36,024 per annum
Part Time Hours: 80%
Contract Type: Fixed Term - Maternity cover 15/07/2024 to 14/07/2025
Closing Date: Friday 28 June 2024
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 4559

The Natural Resources Institute (NRI) ( is an internationally renowned multi-disciplinary centre of the University of Greenwich leading research on sustainable development, food security, economic growth and poverty reduction in the UK and globally.

NRI is looking for a highly motivated individual capable of undertaking complex administrative and financial tasks within a busy office environment to provide maternity cover. The successful candidate will join a team of dedicated, professional services staff within NRI ensuring successful delivery of research, consultancy, and capacity building projects with a combined annual turnover in excess £14.5 million.  

Under the direction of the Awards and Grants Manager and working with a wide range of stakeholders, the Project Controller will join a team of existing Professional Services staff overseeing administrative management of awards and grants across the Institute. The role requires a flexible approach, working across departments with NRI and with the staff based in Brussels, suppering externally funded Research & Knowledge Exchange projects on a flexible and demand driven basis. 

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Sharron Field

Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the People Directorate Operations Team on

Further details of the fantastic benefits and what we offer can be found here: Our benefits - what we offer | Jobs and careers | University of Greenwich and information on the university’s working principles: Working Principles and Guidelines | Documents | University of Greenwich

To apply, please visit the University of Greenwich vacancies page and complete all details, including submission of a two-page supporting statement outlining your motivation and suitability for the role and a copy of your current CV. Current Vacancies - Jobs at Greenwich 

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

We are committed to building a strong, diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We particularly encourage applications from [protected characteristic(s)], who are currently under-represented within the University of Greenwich at these levels/within these areas.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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