Research and Innovation Funding Officer – UAL Careers

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Vacancy Id: 10034

College / Service: Research Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise

Location: Hybrid – CSM King’s Cross/Home

Salary: £38,359 - £47,109 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full time – 35 hours per week

Apply by: 1 September 2023 at 23:55

 

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The opportunity

Research Management and Administration is the central university department supporting research activity across the university. The role will be based in RMA’s Research and Innovation UK Funding team, supporting researchers across the university with applications to UK research grant and knowledge exchange funding sources including UKRI, charitable funding bodies. The role will provide pre-award and award support including identifying appropriate sources of funding, costing proposals and coordinating award set up processes. The role will also provide ongoing support for compliance with funder terms and conditions including external reporting requirements.

About you

Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • To identify and circulate details of external research and KE funding calls to colleagues across UAL
  • To support the development of funding bids to external research and KE funders (inc. UKRI funders, British Academy, Leverhulme, Wellcome), by providing guidance and support to academics with regards UAL and key funder guidelines, pre-award processes and timelines
  • To support the preparation of research grant application budgets using UAL’s costing tool – ABW Costing and Pricing;
  • To assist with the input of financial information into external funders online application systems and to maintain internal
  • To review and advise on drafts of (non-scientific) elements of the proposal as appropriate such as justification of resources;
  • To organise the internal peer review of research bids and to supply applicants with timely feedback.
  • To update UAL internal databases with application and awards data for internal reporting purposes
  • To facilitate key aspects of project set up in consultation with teams across UAL, including liaising with the legal team , liaising with PI and Colleges/Institutes to ensure appropriate engagement of grant funded staff; ensuring finance colleagues have necessary budget information to set projects up on internal systems
  • To assist PIs and other related parties to administer their funds and manage their grants effectively in accordance with individual funder Terms and Conditions through regular review meetings during the life of a grant.
  • To co-ordinate research project staff time-sheet submissions for UKRI grant (where appropriate)
  • To deliver presentations to UAL staff on key funding opportunities and elements of funding application/award processes to UAL staff
  • To work with all other areas of RMA providing highest level of service and standards.
  • To be skilled in the use of Word, Excel, SharePoint and other application software (including grant management systems) to organise data, prepare high quality reports, data and correspondence on behalf of the RMA Office.
  • To liaise with the College Research Offices and Assistant Deans of Research regarding research funding and to brief them appropriately.

 

General

  • To perform such duties consistent with your role as may from time to time be assigned to you anywhere within the University.
  • To undertake health and safety duties and responsibilities appropriate to the role.
  • To work in accordance with the University’s Staff Charter and Dignity at Work Policy, promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in your work.
  • To personally contribute towards reducing the University’s impact on the environment and support actions associated with the UAL Sustainability Manifesto (2016-2022).
  • To undertake continuous personal and professional development, and to support it for any staff you manage through effective use of the University’s Planning, Review and Appraisal scheme and staff development opportunities.
  • To make full use of all information and communication technologies in adherence to data protection policies to meet the requirements of the role and to promote organisational effectiveness.
  • To conduct all financial matters associated with the role in accordance with the University’s policies and procedures, as laid down in the Financial Regulations.

If you have any queries about this role or need any reasonable adjustments for your application, please contact Twinkle Brahmbhatt, Senior Resourcing Adviser via email at RKEEstaffrecruitment@arts.ac.uk or 020 7514 2965. 

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Vacancy Id: 10034

College / Service: Research Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise

Location: Hybrid – CSM King’s Cross/Home

Salary: £38,359 - £47,109 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full time – 35 hours per week

Apply by: 1 September 2023 at 23:55

 

Please read through our FAQs page before applying

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