SIAS Vacancy: Grants and Projects Officer (maternity cover)

Grade 5: £23,352 to £27,854 per annum (with a discretionary range to £30,424)

We are looking to recruit a Grants and Projects Officer to cover a 12 month period of maternity leave commencing in January 2014. This key full-time post provides financial administrative support to academic staff applying for and working on research projects, and to administrators in the School. 

The School is focused on research and graduate teaching in academic disciplines which attempt to understand the complexity and the interrelatedness of society through anthropology, economics, politics, history, sociology and culture. You will assist academic and research staff in the preparation of funding applications, and in the implementation of awards, right through from costing to final reporting and reconciliation.  You will be joining a highly motivated team to contribute to the continued success of the School. The post is based at 12 Bevington Road just north of the Oxford city centre.

 In a friendly and supportive environment, the post offers an exciting opportunity for someone with good skills in financial administration, teamwork, and communication, who is looking for career advancement in the area of university grants administration.  The job requires excellent computer and office skills, initiative, and the ability to work effectively when under pressure.

The closing date is 12 noon Wednesday 30th October 2013.  Interviews are to be held in week beginning 11th November 2013. You will be required to upload a supporting statement as part of your online application.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.

To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below:

Contact person: Victoria Hudson

Contact phone: 01865 284991

Contact email:

Vacancy ID: 110254

Closing Date: 30th October 2013