At Wellcome we believe great ideas can change the world and improve health for everyone. We help great ideas to thrive by supporting scientists and researchers, taking on big problems, fuelling imaginations and sparking debate.
What will I be doing?
As a Grants Adviser you will be a vital part of Wellcome, to help us to achieve our aims whilst we help you to achieve yours. As a Grants Adviser in the Infection & Immunobiology and Public Health team, your responsibility is to ensure that all grant applications are managed, reviewed and awarded in a timely and efficient way.
You will be the person our community of researchers will turn to for guidance and advice. You will take ownership of your own portfolio of grants from a wide range of funding schemes, giving you exposure to innovative proposals from leading academics.
This role offers a fantastic opportunity to be an integral part of a team ensuring that world-class research happens.
In this role, you will:
Manage applications and awards
Carry out due diligence on grant applications
Manage peer review
Prepare applications for, and attend, funding and interview committees
Advise our community of researchers on the management of grant applications and awards
Is this job for me?
We're looking for a talented individual who is able to quickly build the relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
It's essential you:
Are educated to at least degree level in a biomedical or public health subject
Have experience of the academic research environment
Have exceptional organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise and manage large workloads and work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining the highest standards
This is a Fixed Term Contract for 12 months
Salary: Circa £33,000
Closing Date: 01/11/2020 Late applications will not be accepted
Diversity and Inclusion is at the heart of everything we do
Diversity and Inclusion is a priority at Wellcome. We are committed to cultivating a fair and healthy environment, where everyone can be themselves and thrive. We are happy to discuss flexible working options for all roles. We work to ensure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible to everyone. This includes making adjustments for people who have a disability or long-term condition. If you would like us to make adjustments during the application process, please contact us at .
Your application should include your CV and cover letter that is no longer than 2 pages and answers the following questions:
Why do you think you are suitable for the role? Please highlight any skills or experience you consider would be important.
Describe a situation where you have had to manage your time to achieve your goals. How did you achieve this?
Give an example of how you made a positive contribution to a team and what the outcome was.