Grants Officer

Central London offices (41 Portland Place, W1B 1QH); currently operating in a hybrid and agile way

Salary: starting from £28,800 + benefits (including possibility to increase salary via incremental steps in the first 12 months)

Full time, permanent contract

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

 The Academy of Medical Sciences is looking for a capable and enthusiastic Grants Officer to join our dynamic grants team.  The post is available immediately and is to assist in delivering an expanding portfolio of grant schemes.

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.

The Grants Officer will be responsible for the administration of the application process, peer review and selection panels for a portion of the Academy’s grant schemes. As a member of the Academy’s grants team, the post-holder will also provide administrative assistance to a portfolio of other activities to support clinicians and scientists already involved in research.

A successful applicant will have interest in medical research and academic environment and clear understanding of the work and strategic goals of the Academy. They will be educated to first-degree level, preferably in biomedical sciences, with excellent interpersonal, communication, and organisational skills, and have the ability to work as part of a team.

This is a full-time permanent role.

Excellent benefits include generous leave allowance, Academy salary sacrifice pension scheme, and travel assistance amongst others. The Academy is located in refurbished offices near Oxford Circus. We are currently working in a hybrid fashion, with both remote and in-person time in our offices.

Closing date:  5pm on Wednesday 17 August 2022

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