The team is part of the Business Engagement department, one of four departments within the Research and Knowledge Exchange Directorate (RKE) that has a focus on working with industry – including local, regional and national businesses, public bodies and social enterprises – helping them to innovate and grow by jointly addressing business related challenges.
Research and Knowledge Exchange is a (RKE) is a professional service Directorate, with responsibility for the central management and delivery of strategy through the provision of comprehensive support to academic departments in the development of; research income and wider research environment, impact & public engagement activities, business partnerships & collaborations and post-graduate research study. The team also supports the University’s growing provision for SMEs and widening regional activities across a range of sectors.
We are looking for a Project Grants Support Officer to join the team to support the successful financial management and delivery of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Greater Manchester Cyber Foundry / AI Foundry The role will take responsibility in particular for the finance and compliance administration of the project to meet the strict requirements of the funding. The role will support the Project Manager and wider team with development of the programme, organisation of delivery to the end-user and demonstration of a number of key contracted outputs, through robust record keeping and transparent processes.
Typically, you will:
To be successful in this role you will have:
MMU offer a fantastic range of benefits to employees, including a central location, which is excellent for commuters, a generous annual leave allowance (25 days, plus Christmas Closure, plus Bank Holidays), and a very competitive pension scheme. You will also get access to retail discounts, an Employee Assistance Program, cycle to work scheme, plus many more rewards and benefits.
For informal queries, please contact Alison Brooker, Enterprise Programmes Manager on A.Brooker@mmu.ac.uk
Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.
We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring. We particularly encourage applications from Black and Minority Ethnic candidates, who we recognise are underrepresented in this area.
We recognise the benefits and importance of an environment that supports flexible working and are open to conversations about this throughout the application process.