Projects Delivery Assistant

Research and Innovation Services

We are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive and customer-focused Projects Delivery Assistant to join our Research and Innovation Services (RIS) team.

Reporting to the Post Award Project Manager, you will be responsible for providing efficient and professional administrative, logistical, and financial support to academic colleagues with funded research and knowledge exchange projects. You will provide expert project coordination, from project award through to completion, for a portfolio of projects which may have multiple, often overseas collaborators, commercial partners and or complex funder requirements. 

You will develop a good understanding of funder terms and conditions relevant to the portfolio of projects, providing sound advice and guidance and ensuring compliance to these and the university policies, procedures, and Financial Regulations. It is therefore essential you have strong organisational skills and experience within a research and knowledge exchange setting.  

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Wendy Anderson, Post-Award Manager

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now’ and submit a Covering Letter and your CV and where relevant any documents specifically request in the Role Description and Person Specification.

If you are successful in your application for this role, you will be employed by Northumbria University Services Limited.  Further details can be found at

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.

Our team is currently working remotely and in future we anticipate a blended approach incorporating remote working with some campus-based engagements.

Please note this vacancy will close on 19/09/2021

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