The UCL School of Management is home to UCL’s business and management research and education programmes. The School has forged a reputation for world-leading research and teaching in the areas of innovation management, the creation and growth of technology-intensive organisations, business analytics and entrepreneurship.
We are looking for an experienced administrator to take the lead on research administration in the School: supporting both the research activities of our academic staff and the academic experience of our research students. As well as managing the research proposal process, contracts and financial monitoring and reporting procedures, you will support the MRes/PhD programmes in Management and Financial Economics; dealing with enquiries, applications, marketing, student welfare and events.
You will be part of a friendly, supportive and diverse team of professional services colleagues based on the newly renovated 50th floor of One Canada Square in Canary Wharf, at the heart of Europe’s premier finance and business district.
The post holder will act as the School’s first point of contact for academic staff seeking advice on research related matters, particularly those making funding applications. They will manage the research proposal process, contracts, financial monitoring and reporting procedures, and communications processes for all research-related activities within the School. They will also lead on administrative support to the MRes/PhD programmes in Management and Financial Economics, ensuring effective procedures are documented and adopted for dealing with enquiries, applications, marketing, student support and events. The post holder will lead in achieving a high quality and timely service to current and prospective students, alumni and staff associated with the degree programmes.
Key Requirements - Experience of working in an academic environment and of working closely with academic staff, in tandem with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a commitment to providing an efficient, professional and effective service to a wide range of contacts. You should be able to demonstrate how you are able to utilize your time management and organizational skills to produce accurate work to very tight deadlines.
Experience of research grant or degree programme administration would be desirable, in addition to proven financial management skills.
The UCL School of Management encourages diversity and a positive culture among all faculty, staff, and students. Our school is committed to building an intellectual community in which diversity, fairness, and inclusion are valued, and we encourage applications from women and other minorities. UCL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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