Research Grants Manager

Recruiter
The Brain Tumour Charity
Location
Farnborough
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
11 Feb 2018
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Who are we? We are a rapidly growing charity seeking to accelerate change for those affected by brain tumours, which kill more children and adults under 40 in the UK than any other cancer. Our five-year strategy is ambitious and sets out plans to double survival from brain tumours and halve the harm they cause to quality of life. Our exciting job role! In this key operational role, you will lead a team and oversee our grant programme ; ensuring that, through comprehensive peer review, we only support the highest quality research, that our processes are efficient, and that we continuously monitor the programme’s outputs to maximise our investment. This role is full time - 37.5 hours and will be based in our Farnborough office, with some out-of-hours working. What we'd like from you: It's simple - all you need to succeed in this role is talent, ambition and energy. You must completely embrace our values, offer a great cultural fit, inspire us every day and deliver amazing results in a fast paced environment. According to the job description you should also be a strong people manager, who holds a post-graduate research qualification in medical, biological or social sciences, with demonstrable experience in a research administration, grant making and working with Researchfish. If this is for you, we’d love to hear from you! What we'd like to give you: - Salary c.£37,000 (dependent on experience) - 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (we also close at Christmas in return for you volunteering 3 charity days per year) – pro rata for part-time contracts - Generous pension contribution* - Life assurance cover* - Employee Assistance Programme - Loads of other great benefits, plus an amazing culture to work in, a great team and lots of fun (and cake!) How to apply to join our amazing team: Please apply online attaching your CV and a supporting statement explaining why you want the role, what you would bring to the team and how your skillset and experience will enable us to make a real impact for those affected by brain tumours. More about us: Don’t forget to check out our short video (you can find it on our You Tube channel) to find out more about our culture and what it is like to work at The Brain Tumour Charity. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_Jaxz_tmZs Did you know we have won a variety of awards for our HeadSmart campaign including the NHS Innovation Award, Third Sector Excellence Awards and Charity Times Awards and have been ranked a top global organisation by renowned management consultants McKinsey? We reserve the right to close the advert early in the event of receiving a sufficient number of applications and may extend the advert if we don't find our perfect team mate! *subject to qualifying criteria