Research Co-ordinator

Abbots Leigh
£10,000 - £14,999
10 Oct 2019
16 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Part Time
GW4 and the NT have co-funded a partnership project called Bridging the Gap 2: Building a GW4 / National Trust multidisciplinary community. This project will build a community and provide funding to support research project development and develop sustainable relationships between the NT and GW4 partners. Over eighteen months, it will bring together five new interdisciplinary teams to pilot projects spanning Arts, Social Sciences, Engineering, Science and Medicine. The five projects will consider Colonial Legacies; Creative Industries and Audience Experience; Landscape Decisions and Management; Climate Resilience; and Mental Health, Wellbeing and Landscape. By the end of the project it will have mobilised multidisciplinary communities of academics from the GW4 universities and the National Trust to work on collaborative projects, as well as develop the global potential of this work.

This role will support GW4 universities and National Trust staff to develop and manage academic partnerships.

What you'll be doing

Delivering efficient, flexible, and proactive administrative and research management support, including facilitating the smooth running of National Trust and GW4 partnership project. You will provide effective advice and support to internal and external researchers and take an active role in co-ordinating research proposals. In addition, you will develop appropriate recording systems and best practice principles in research administration and management support.

Who we're looking for

To be successful in this role you'll need to have;
  • First degree or equivalent in relevant subject.
  • Excellent administrative experience, including meeting administration and management. Knowledge and understanding of research support and administration within a university / research organisation environment
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Knowledge of budgets, finance and co-ordination of projects, especially research projects. Understanding of research funding.
  • Advanced IT skills (Microsoft Office).