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Finance and Research Grants Coordinator (Fixed Term)

The Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre is seeking to recruit a Finance & Research Grants Co-ordinator, who will be responsible for providing financial and grant management information to members of the Cancer Centre.

This is a varied and interesting role involving liaison with a wide variety of staff at all levels, in particular, you will assist senior academics, the Centre's Finance and Grants Manager, and the Centre's Director, for the purposes of providing information and management on all financial matters relating to the Cancer Centre.

You will establish close working relationships with the Centre's twelve Programme and Theme Leads, the University's Research Office, School Accounts Office, as well as liaise and negotiate with external funding providers.

You will have a degree and/or accountancy qualification (or equivalent) together with experience in financial/grants operations and planning. You will possess organisational and interpersonal skills with the ability to clearly present and explain information. In addition, you will have excellent attention to detail, and have the ability to make decisions and to work well under pressure and meet exact deadlines.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Vicki Sparkes, on

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment and a security check.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

The closing date for applications is 12th July 2017, with an interview date to be confirmed.

Please quote reference RD12460 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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