ESRC IAA Administrator Ref: 3529

School/department: Research and Enterprise – Innovation and Business Partnerships Team
Hours:Part time considered up to a maximum of 22 hours Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: fixed term from 30 March 2020 until 31 March
Salary: starting at £21,814to £25,217 per annum, pro rata
Placed on: 16 March 2020
Closing date: 17 April 2020. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: 06 April 2020
Expected start date: ASAP 

This role previously closed on 30 March 2020. All applicants will be considered. 

Job description

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) team is looking for a part time administrator to provide administrative support to a new grant that has just been awarded to them; the NPIF Accelerating Business Collaboration Fund, as well as provide support to the wider ESRC IAA delivery programme.  Working with colleagues in the Doctoral School at the University of Sussex the person will be required to be the first point of contact for the award to support;

  • Monitoring of the NPIF Accelerating Business Collaboration projects across all Work Packages to ensure they meet agreed deadlines, milestones, budget, and reporting requirements.
  • Working with the ESRC IAA Project Manager, to provide support with the administration processes of making an application to the grant including handling queries relating to process and costings.
  • Maintaining records and databases for all activities being supported by the grant as well as supporting the ESRC IAA Project Manager in preparing evaluation reports for the ESRC.

 Please contact Nora Davies, ESRC External Partnerships Manager, (01273 678178) for informal enquiries.

Download job description and person specification Ref 3529 [PDF 162.09KB]

All grades 1-5.  Please note that the University of Sussex is unable to provide visa sponsorship for this position, and thus any applicant should ensure that they have the legal right to work in the UK for the period of the post. The University of Sussex requires all successful applicants to provide proof of permission to work in the UK before they commence work. Should you therefore require further information, please visit the Home Office website.

How to apply

Download our professional services application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

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You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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