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Research Grants Officer
  • Employer: Breast Cancer Now
  • Reference: RSI/22/210800
  • Published: Mon 12/09/2022, 12:08 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 26/09/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £29,000 to £33,000 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London, EC3N 1DY, Corporation of London

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Research Grants Officer

The role

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our professional and enthusiastic Research team who oversees our research portfolio and ensures that our £14 million annual research spend is invested in innovative and ground-breaking breast cancer research.  You will:

  • Administer Breast Cancer Now’s response-mode grant funding schemes; provide advice and support to potential applicants and act as secretariat to review committees;
  • Play a key part in the relationship management between the charity, the scientific community and other funding agencies;
  • Support the launch and administration of new grant funding streams;
  • Build strong relationships with our grant holders and help to monitor the research outputs and impacts of the research portfolio.

This is a diverse role and will offer scope to develop and lead specific projects that fulfil strategic ambitions of the Research team.

About you

Given you will be responsible for administering an assigned proportion of our research  portfolio and managing relationships with high-level stakeholders and senior scientists, you will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to develop effective working relationships with other staff members, researchers and people affected by breast cancer.

About us

We’re Breast Cancer Now, the charity that’s steered by world-class research and powered by life-changing care. We’re here for anyone affected by breast cancer, the whole way through, providing support for today and hope for the future.

We’re that trusted friend that people affected by breast cancer turn to for caring support when they need it most. The expert authority on breast cancer research who is making breakthroughs and driving forward progress. And a vehicle for change, acting now to make sure anyone affected by breast cancer gets the best possible treatment and care.

We believe that we can change the future of breast cancer and make sure that, by 2050, everyone diagnosed with the disease lives – and is supported to live well. But we need to act now.

This role is primarily based in our London office. However, in line with our hybrid working practice, full-time staff members may choose to work up to three days per week from home. However, to support Breast Cancer Now’s commitment to a meaningful and positive induction process, staff members will be asked to consider coming into the office more frequently each week with their manager, during their initial period of employment. Should you have any queries with regards to this please email Recruitment@breastcancernow.org in the first instance.

Breast Cancer Now is an inclusive employer committed to developing a diverse workforce.

Closing date: Monday 26 September 2022 at 09:00am

Interview date: Friday 30 September 2022 and Monday 3 October 2022