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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/04/2021.

Research Grants Facilitator

Job Reference: 271-RD-3049702

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Research Management and Administration
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London
£37,638 - £44,780 per annum inclusive

Research Grants Facilitator

Division of Research and Innovation

Band 6

We are looking for an experienced Research Grants Facilitator to join the Division of Research and Innovation.

The post holder will have a varied and diverse portfolio across various administrative and research teams in the R&D Office, GOSH and UCL-GOS Institute of Child Health. You will be primarily responsible for making sure that that our researchers are aware of available research funding opportunities, that they get the best possible personalised advice about potential funders and funding schemes, and that research grant successes are celebrated and shared. Working with the Senior Research Projects Manager and the Research Finance Team, you will also give expert advice and feedback on draft applications, including eligibility, fit to call and costings/justification of resources. Using your excellent organisation and prioritisation skills, you will lead internal GOSH funding calls, including allocation of research capacity funding, and manage the awards that are made.

Within the R&D Office, you will support the Clinical Research Administrator with the registration and processing of new applications from both organisations, liaising with other teams as necessary. You will use and update our Research Management System to produce reports on the status, progress, and successes of awards and applications, and communicate your findings to a variety of stakeholders.

You will be highly organised with a professional approach and a keen eye for detail. A friendly and diplomatic team player, you will have excellent communication skills and the ability to manage competing demands on your time.

We offer a friendly and challenging working environment with a strong commitment to personal professional development. You will be based within the Joint R&D Office but will work across the Division of Research and Innovation at GOSH and the UCL-GOS Institute of Child Health.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Peter Coleman, Senior Research Projects Manager:

For further details / informal visits contact:

NamePeter ColemanJob titleSenior Research Project ManagerEmail

Please be advised that:

The recruitment process for all admin and clerical roles at Bands 2-5 will be a two stage recruitment process whereby shortlisted candidates will undertake an online literacy, numeracy, ICT and typing test.Only those candidates who pass the competency test will proceed to a formal interview.

The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please note that where high volumes of applicants have been received, additional criteria may on occasion be used to determine the final shortlist.

Please also note that all recruitment is currently subject to restrictions on the allocation of Certificates of Sponsorship.

We are an accredited Living Wage Employer.

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