Job ID 1185542
Career Level Manager
Merrifield Consultants are thrilled to partner with The Royal Society to find three Grants Managers (2x permanent, 1 x fixed term) for the UK Grants team. We are looking for outstanding and highly motivated candidates with excellent organisational and time management skills and strong attention to detail to join the Grants team. Working as part of a team, successful candidates will be responsible for delivering the day-to-day management and administration of the Royal Society Grants schemes.
Job Title: 3 x Grants Manager (2x permanent, 1 x fixed term)
Team: UK Grants team
Organisation: The Royal Society
Hybrid working: 2 days in the London office
Benefits: 30 days' holiday (plus three nominated days), Generous pension provision (defined contribution scheme), Interest-free season ticket loan, Subsidised medical and dental insurance
Closing date: Friday 20th January 2023
Required: CV and Cover Letter
The Royal Society is the independent scientific academy of the UK dedicated to promoting excellence in science.
To manage relationship with applicants as main point of contact throughout application process, preparing call documentation/forms, answering enquiries
To manage relationship with Panel members and external peer reviewers, including reviewing panel membership needs on annual basis, identifying and recruiting new members in line with diversity, equity and inclusion principles, inducting and retiring members
To conduct selection processes, including carrying out eligibility checks, managing panel assessment and external peer review, arranging applicant interviews and recording panel decisions
To act as Committee Secretary, supporting Chair and panel in an equitable award decision-making process, providing accurate information on all applications and briefings on funding related developments, organising meetings and preparing minutes
To carry-out post-Panel meeting outcomes, including preparing Grants Committee paperwork, preparing and issuing Award Letters, reviewing award financial breakdowns, setting up awards and payment profiles
Skills and Knowledge
Works unsupervised and can motivate self
Produces results under pressure
Can manage in stressful situations
Contributes ideas and identifies opportunities to work with others both within the team and across the organisation
Willing to provide feedback to sectional colleagues when requested
Determines and clarifies the exact requirements of any situation
Checks information for accuracy and raises concerns if information is inaccurate
These are fantastic opportunities to elevate people looking for a career in Grant making. The Royal Society are a wonderful organisation who have the resources and support to develop motivated individuals.
To find out more and to apply, please contact Stuart Milliner at Merrifield Consultants.
We practice a diverse and inclusive recruitment process that ensures equal opportunity for all we work with, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. As an organisation, we encourage applications from all backgrounds and will ensure measures are met when required, to allow a fair process throughout