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Grants Operations Officer (Post Award)

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About the Charity 

Every day brings new challenges at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Every day, over 600 seriously ill children from across the UK arrive for life-changing treatments. Every day, young lives hang in the balance as patients, families and staff battle the most complex illnesses. And every day, the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs that change the lives of thousands of children – and change the world. This extraordinary hospital has always depended on charitable support to give seriously ill children the best chance to fulfil their potential. Without donations, Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity can’t help fund ground-breaking research, advanced equipment, child and family support services, and the rebuilding and refurbishment of wards and medical facilities. Our staff help to raise these vital funds for the hospital. A better future for seriously ill children starts with you.

About the role

Do you have a scientific degree and/or experience of working for a research funder? Do you want to use this to broaden your horizons working in the Impact and Charitable Programmes team at Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity?

If so, we have a fantastic opportunity for you, as this role will give you a unique and broad insight into charity, NHS and medical research grant funding at Great Ormond Street Hospital, a leading research hospital in the UK.  

As the Grants Operations Officer (Post Award) you will be part of a small and supportive team and will have an excellent opportunity to lead and collaborate on important grant making processes focussing on the post award grant management for example, financial monitoring and progress reporting. 

About the team 

This exciting role sits within the Impact and Charitable programmes team. The team are responsible for ensuring charitable funding supports high quality projects, for monitoring and evaluating funded projects, and providing support to fundraising teams with information on the projects the charity funds.

About you

To be successful in this role you will ideally have a balance of sound scientific background in a relevant scientific discipline and/or research funding management experience, such as through an administrative or a coordinator role. Along with the ability to lead and deliver on operational improvement projects, with appropriate support, and work closely with important senior external and internal stakeholders.

Specifically, you will have:

  • Ideally experience of grant or research management, particularly post-award monitoring.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish good working relationships with stakeholders at all levels

What we offer

  • 30 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), with the option to buy or sell up to 5 days 
  • A flexible approach to working arrangements 
  • Access to our enhanced pension scheme 
  • Life assurance
  • Discounted season ticket loan
  • Access to various health and wellbeing schemes, including the employee assistance programme

Our approach to hybrid working

This role is based in our Central London office (WC1N, opposite Russell Square underground) with the option to work remotely up to three days a week.

Closing date: 17th July 2023

Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis and we reserve the right to close the role prior to the closing date, should a suitable applicant be found. Therefore, you are encouraged to apply right away, to avoid disappointment.  

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