Are you looking for a role where no two days are the same?

Does the challenge of multi-tasking and meeting deadlines excite you?

Do you have an excellent command of the English written language and a flare with numbers?

If so a role in Research Grants Administration may be waiting for you. As a Research Grants Administrator you will be assisting Group Leaders, scientists and students at CRUK-CI apply for and manage a diverse range of research funding to help tackle the most difficult problems in cancer.

Often working to tight deadlines, you will help identify suitable funding opportunities, ensure that each application submitted follows the scheme guidelines, proof read the non-science section for errors and help the applicant build an accurate budget that presents value for money for the funder but covers the full cost of the research being performed.

You will have experience of working in a financial setting and providing a high level of customer service. With a talent for retaining information you will help academics to maximise their use of funding and adhere to the terms and conditions of the funder. You will be responsible for ensuring the timely submission of invoices and expenditure statements and have the ability to foresee any likely budget issues throughout the term of the funding.

Working as part of a team but with the ability to work independently you will possess excellent interpersonal and communications skills and be confident in dealing with individuals at all levels of seniority.

The Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute (CRUK-CI) is a department of Cambridge University. It has the specific goal to harness the scientific strengths of Cambridge to solve problems encountered with the treatment, diagnosis and prevention of cancer.

Located on the up and coming Cambridge Biomedical Campus and offering excellent benefits, extensive learning opportunities, and a relaxed and friendly environment the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute is a great place to build a career.

The role is preferably 50% FTE over 5 days, however, flexibility may be considered for the right candidate.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check and a security check.

Click the ‘Apply’ button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Closing Date: 27th September 2021.

Interview date: w/c 4th October 2021

Please ensure that you outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role on the online application form.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference SW28127 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.