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Senior Grants & Projects Officer


Grade 6: £29,614 - £35,326 per annum

Closing date

Jan 21, 2022 12:00PM


We are seeking a full-time Senior Grants and Projects Officer to join the Finance Team at the Department of Engineering Science (Central Oxford). This is a permanent position but internal secondments of between 6 and 12 months will also be considered.


You will be a senior member of the Grants & Projects team which supports the post-award financial management of the department’s research grants and trading contracts. 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. You will be expected to deal with issues and problems as they arise, liaising with a range of stakeholders and advising budget holders accordingly. You will also have particular responsibility overseeing the setting up of new projects, reconciling projects coming to an end, and preparing for grant audits.


You should have significant experience of financial administration in a large and complex working environment. You must also possess excellent inter-personal skills and the ability to convey financial information clearly to non-finance professionals. You must be highly organized with the ability to produce accurate work to tight deadlines. A proactive approach and good problem-solving abilities are also essential.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Nadine Gilhome (email:


Further information can be found at


Only applications received before midday on the 21st January 2022 can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, 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