Your new company
A Public Sector Organisation based in Belfast
Your new role
You will be responsible for providing a business driven service to effectively support the strategic growth of research income. You will represent the Research Support Office and will provide a proactive proposal development service, including coordinating the contribution from scientific colleagues and external collaborators to ensure the submission of high quality, suitably costed, robust, competitive and fundable applications. You will also contribute to the work of the Research Support Office to provide a continuous and effective pre and post award service to researchers.
To identify and promote relevant research funding calls to scientific colleagues and to increase engagement with a range of funding bodies;
To provide comprehensive advice and guidance on funding opportunities and applications, based on expert knowledge of relevant funding bodies and agencies, to maximise the success rate of applications and income
To coordinate and review applications, providing direct support and guidance to scientists throughout the application process, ensuring that applications are properly costed in line with the requirements of the funding body;
To advise scientific community on all aspects of external grant submission, from alerting of funding opportunities to interpretation of complex call rules and guidelines, to reviewing of applications in line with call requirements and providing feedback, to timely submission of the grant ensuring that all relevant external and internal procedures are followed;
To liaise and engage with external funding agencies in order to seek intelligence and guidance on forthcoming funding opportunities, in advance of official funding calls and to organise, encourage and enable research teams to react and make applications
What you'll need to succeed
- Research development experience in a research establishment or a funding agency. This includes application review and guidance; interpretation of complex call rules and guidelines; and timely submission of successful applications in line with funding requirements.
- Experience of working with research funding bodies with a demonstrable understanding of the priorities, operation and strategy of research funding bodies and the requisite components of a successful high value research grant application
- Experience in managing a busy and complex portfolio of work with strict deadlines.
What you'll get in return
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