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c. £28,800 + Benefits

Full-time, 12-month contract

Central London, initially based at home

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 seeking two capable and enthusiastic Grants Officers to join our dynamic grants team.  The posts are available immediately and are 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 Officers will be responsible for the administration of the application process, peer review and selection panels for a subset of the Academy’s grant schemes. As a member of the Academy’s grants team, the post-holders will also provide administrative assistance to a portfolio of other activities to support clinicians and scientists already involved in research.

The successful applicants will be educated to first degree level, preferably in biomedical sciences, and have an interest in administering grant schemes. Excellent communication and IT skills are key attributes for the post, as is the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with a wide range of stakeholders. General knowledge of medical research and the UK healthcare sector is desirable.

We have two full-time roles on 12-month contracts initially, with the possibility of extension and/or a permanent position.

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 from home with encouragement to be in the office one day per week, as well as on team anchor days.

Closing date:  23.59 on Sunday, 26 June 2022

Interviews:  Tuesday, 5 July 2022

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