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Grants & Projects Officer


Grade 5: £26,341 - £31,406 per annum

Closing date

Dec 06, 2021 12:00PM


We are seeking a Grants & Projects Officer to join the Department of Engineering Science. You will be a member of the Grants & Projects team which is part of the Finance team within the Department. This team supports the post-award financial management of the department’s research grants and trading contracts, looking after of around 700 active projects across 100 academics, generating income in excess of £35 million per year.


You will have primary responsibility for a selected portfolio of research grants, supporting the relevant Principal Investigators and Project Managers to ensure that funds are securely managed, and that funder terms and conditions are met.


You should be educated to GCSE level or equivalent and should have previous experience of administration in a research environment, public sector environment or other large complex organization. Proven financial aptitude with a high level of attention to detail and the ability to produce clear and concise financial reports is essential.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Nadine Gilhome (email: 


Only applications received online before midday on the 6th December 2021 can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter, CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.


The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

Contact name

Nadine Gilhome

Contact email