PGR Funding Administrator

University of Manchester

An opportunity has arisen to join the Doctoral Academy which supports all postgraduate research students in the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health (FBMH).

As part of the Doctoral Academy, we are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and well organised individual to support all activities relating to the funding of Postgraduate Researchers (PGRs) into the Faculty. The postholder will ensure enquiries from current PGRs and supervisors are dealt with effectively and in a timely manner, proving expert guidance and information around funding, including claiming expenses, tuition fees, stipend payments and project cost expenditure.

The successful candidate will have a customer-focused attitude and be able to demonstrate a number of competencies including excellent attention to detail, numeracy skills, well-developed organisational skills, with the ability to multi-task effectively and prioritise their workload when under pressure. We expect the successful candidate to possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively and to operate professionally with postgraduate researchers and academic colleagues from a range of backgrounds.

This is a part-time role (2 days per week) and will form part of a job-share arrangement. We expect the selected candidate to be able to work both days on campus in our Doctoral Academy office.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here .

Blended working arrangements may be considered.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Jessica Bowler

Email: [email protected]

General enquiries:

Email: [email protected]

Technical support:

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.​​​​​​​

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.

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