UCL Energy Institute


We're Hiring: Research and Contracts Administrator

20 September 2017

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The UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources is comprised of four Institutes, Energy Institute, Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering, Institute for Sustainable Heritage and Institute for Sustainable Resources, that deliver world-leading teaching, research and policy support on the challenges of climate change and energy security.

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Research and Contracts Administrator to join the administrative team to support the activities of over 90 research staff. The post holder will support the delivery of grants currently valued at £23.5m and the submission of new proposals.

This role will provide pre and post award support across a range of grants and opportunities including those funded by research councils, international and national government bodies, the EU and significant industry partners. The post-holder will support the Senior Research and Contracts Administrator with pre- and post-award processes. The post-holder will engage in a range of activities including the supporting of contract completion, financial monitoring, reporting and other grant project related activities.

Key Requirements

Our ideal candidate is expected to be educated to at least A level standard or with equivalent education or experience and have strong interest in university administration.They will possess excellent IT skills, be adaptable to and enjoy using new systems including collaborative work tools and central college resource systems. In addition, the role holder must have strong verbal and written communication skills with an ability to build positive working relationships. Importantly, they will need to be a committed member of the Professional Services Team and balance this requirement with working effectively individually.

Further Details

When writing your personal statement please clearly address each of the essential and desirable criteria where possible.
If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact bseer-recruitment@ucl.ac.uk 
If you have any queries about the role, please contact Len Williamson (len.williamson@ucl.ac.uk)

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2017
Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59
Interview date: 27 October

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.  

Please use these links to find out more about the UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job, employee benefits that we offer and further information about UCL.

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