Job offer in england Research Finance Assistant Manager at University of Exeter

This new full-time post is available from immediately on a fixed term basis until 31 July 2018. 

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 21,000 students from more than 130 different countries and is in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. Fifty percent of our organisation is made up of Professional Services support staff that partner closely with the Academic colleges to ensure we achieve our strategy and vision.

An opportunity has arisen within The Research Services Directorate for a Research Finance Assistant Manager within the Health Cluster.

This role is within the Research Finance pillar of the Research Services Directorate of the University of Exeter, which provides the lead in overarching support, training and quality assurance for all research finance activity, including research applications and budget monitoring; financial authorisation for applications; financial stewardship for live grants; provision of live grant information to support grant holders and colleges; financial reporting to sponsors and other external bodies; support to the management of studentships and grant administration.

This role will support the Research Finance Managers in the delivery of the research finance service to academic staff. It will involve management of the research project lifecycle including costing and managing grant applications, post award financial management, recruitment of project staff, contract management, maintaining of databases and financial planning. 

The role will be split 50:50 across 2 of the University campuses – Streatham and St Luke’s campuses – both based within Exeter.

Research Development & Management and most Research Finance staff are managed and organised in seven clusters, either around a particular group of funders (Health, Bio-environment; Physical sciences and technology; Social sciences; Humanities; European/International) or for Cornwall research services.

We welcome applications from candidates interested in working part-time hours or job-sharing arrangements.

The University offers some fantastic benefits including 41 days leave per year, options for flexible working, numerous discounts at leading retailers, an onsite gym, a cycle to work scheme and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter. If you are not currently in Exeter please have a look at our website for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are based in. 

For further information, please contact Tina Sale, email or telephone (01392) 723082 or Michael Sekulla, email or telephone (01392) 722216. 

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer. We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer, an Athena Swan accredited institution and a Stonewall Diversity Champion. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce


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