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Post Award Administrator

Research Services
Salary:   £22,847 to £26,341
Closing Date:   Thursday 27 January 2022
Interview Date:   Thursday 10 February 2022
Reference:  N2836-R

This is an exciting and fast paced opportunity to join the Research Services office, in our friendly and supportive Post Award Team. The team provides expert advice, guidance and administrative support to Lancaster University’s research community and their successfully awarded grants. 

As a global and inclusive university, Lancaster University is committed to creating an environment where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. Students from over one hundred countries make up our diverse campus and over half of our staff come from outside of the UK. Lancaster is an open and welcoming community as well as being an exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. You will benefit from a range of staff benefits including generous holiday entitlement, pension scheme and our flexible benefit scheme.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join the team to take on a varied and demanding role. The position provides administrative support for externally awarded research grants and contracts across a wide spectrum of external funders and works with staff across the university.

You should have experience of providing excellent customer-service focused administrative support and you should have some financial administration experience, whilst also having confidence using computer packages to complete tasks quickly and accurately within strict deadlines. 

You should also have excellent communication skills and a commitment to providing high standards of customer service. You should be self-motivated and keen to develop new skills which will be supported by peers and managers.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Dr Astra Chifiero a.chifiero@lancaster.ac.uk or Dan Mcintosh d.mcintosh@lancaster.ac.uk

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Please note: Unless specified otherwise in the advert wording, all advertised roles are UK based.


The University provides an environment that strongly supports the individual needs of each employee, whilst promoting the importance of wellbeing for all our colleagues. We have a range of support networks available for our employees, and more information on these can be found on the ‘Working at Lancaster’ information page.

 

We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis. The University recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address all inequality in higher education.

 

We warmly welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their age, religion, gender identity or expression, race, disability or sexual orientation, and are committed to promoting diversity, and equality of opportunity.


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