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Global Challenges Support Officer

Research Services

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £35,333 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
Closing Date:  Monday 09 September 2019
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  0819-307

Part-Time, Fixed Term (0.6 FTE 24 Months)

Applications are invited for the post of Global Challenges Support Officer in the Research and Innovation Department.

Are you looking to use your excellent administrative skills in a role that supports the delivery of research impact in developing countries?If so, this an opportunity for you to help us deliver a Global Challenges research strategy in a newly developed role that will underpin our GCRF focused activity.  

We are looking for a candidate with extremely strong interpersonal and administrative skills, with the ability to provide high level professional support.  You will directly support Overseas Development Aid (ODA) focused research events, workshops and associated activities.  You will also co-ordinate the College’s due-diligence and monitoring processes for assessing and managing risk when working with research partners.Experience of undertaking risk assessments and due diligence activity would be an advantage.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

For informal queries about the role, please contact Hilary Lynch, Global Challenge Strategy Manager, at hilary.lynch@rhul.ac.uk 

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit https://jobs.royalholloway.ac.ukFor queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: recruitment@rhul.ac.uk 

Please quote the reference: 0819-307

Closing Date:Midnight, 9 September 2019 

Interview Date: TBC

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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The University is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community.


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