Research Grants Manager
Do you have a passion for research? Alzheimer's Society - the UK's leading dementia charity - is looking for a Research Grants Manager to lead a busy and vibrant team in the development and delivery of our exciting research grants programme.
Research Grants Manager Responsibilities:
The Research Grants Manager is a crucial role that is responsible for the planning and delivery of our grant funding mechanisms. The post holder will ensure efficient and transparent grant selection processes so that that Society funds a portfolio of world-class research with the funds it has available. The post holder will hold and foster many key operationally critical relationships within the research community, Chairs and members of the Grant Advisory Boards, our funded researchers and our Board of Trustees.
You will lead a grants team of three ensuring best in sector practices are followed and grant holders receiving a high-quality service. Beyond that you will use your creativity and passion for research to develop new funding opportunities and operationalise our exciting and ambitious research strategy.
Research Grants Manager Requirements:
We're looking for someone with experience in grant making and funding research and familiar with the Association of Medical Research Charities guides of best practice. Knowledge of neuroscience or trends in dementia is desirable, as is an enthusiasm to work with the research community to make a lasting difference for people affected by dementia.
About Alzheimer's Society:
Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.
Position: Research Grants Manager
Location: Home Worker (England, Wales and NI)
Contract type: Fixed Term
Hours: Full Time, 35 hours per week
Salary: £42,417 - £47,660 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience) (+ London Allowance of £3,600 if applicable)
Closing date: 04 October 2021
Interview date: TBC
You may have experience of the following: Research Grants Manager, Research Manager, Medical Research, Research Management, Research Administration, Grants Manager, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, etc
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