Job offer in london Grants Manager at Academy of Medical Sciences



Would you like to develop your skills in grants administration, deliver a successful portfolio of international schemes and help to create new programmes to develop talented researchers?

The Academy delivers a number of bespoke funding schemes to support biomedical researchers. We work in partnership with other like-minded organisations, and we are generously supported by the UK Government, Wellcome Trust, The Health Foundation, the Medical Research Council, the British Heart Foundation, Diabetes UK, Versus Arthritis and others to provide grant awards.

As a key member of the Academy’s close-knit careers team, the Grant Manager will lead on delivery of a sub-set of our UK and international grants portfolio to support our key strategic objectives ‘promoting excellence and developing talented researchers. Working in a small team gives you the opportunity to develop line management skills, set and manage your budgets and be directly involved in securing funding for our schemes. You will keep abreast of developments in UK medical research funding policies and the wider career policy context to ensure that the Academy’s grants schemes remain innovative, attractive and fit for purpose. You will also work with our international policy team to help develop and deliver any international grant programmes within your portfolio. Working closely across Academy teams, you will work to ensure the delivery of a coherent portfolio of support activities for UK and international researchers including the organisation of events for our award holders.

The Academy is an outward-facing organisation and as Grant Manager at the Academy you will have many opportunities to engage with a range of stakeholders including Fellows and senior academics, HEI staff, our funding partners, professional organisations and researchers. 

Excellent benefits include: generous leave allowance, complimentary staff lunches, Academy pension scheme, and travel assistance amongst others. The Academy is located in refurbished offices near Oxford Circus.

To download the full job specification and apply, please visit our website via the apply button above.

Closing date: Midnight on 7 April 2019.

Interview date: 18 April 2019.

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