Award Research Finance Officer – Maternity Cover

University of London

Department: Research Services
Salary: £38,165 – £44,722 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: 310
Location: Department W, 81 Mile End Road
Date posted: 7 November 2023
Closing date: 21 November 2023

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About the Post

We have a full-time vacancy for maternity cover on a fixed term contract for 12 months for a suitable candidate to join our Joint Research Management Office.  This is a central office which supports all research undertaken in Queen Mary University of London and Bart’s Health NHS Trust.

The post holder will be a key member of the Post Award team working closely with the Assistant Post Award Managers and the Costing and Contracts officer responsible for a wide range of funded projects.  The purpose of this role is to provide a professional service with respect to a range of financial and partnership management, including project and budget set-up, project staff and student appointment authorisation and compliance to funder and organisational terms and conditions.  The post will report to the Post Award Managers.

About You

The ideal candidate will have a strong financial background.  They must have excellent communication, organisation and time-management skills and demonstrate a strong team-work ethic. This role demands the holder to work on their own initiative and have the ability to manage several projects at once. Previous experience in a similar environment would be advantageous. 

The Joint Research Management office is proud of its high service levels and, therefore, applicants should be committed to furthering or developing their expertise in Research Administration. 

For additional information about this post please contact Lindsay Warren [email protected]  

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability.

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