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Grants Manager

Do you have experience in research grant management but want to broaden your horizons beyond traditional research management? Do you want to join a dynamic grant funding team?  If so, then we have a fantastic grants manager opportunity available within our grants and research team.

This is a highly collaborative and strategic focused role that will require the post-holder to work independently and confidently. You will manage a diverse and growing portfolio of research and non-research grants through the entire grant management life cycle, from pre- to post award. This role will also include responsibility for managing the scheduling and running of the grant making programmes, monitoring the progress of projects, reporting on the outcomes and impact through various communication channels and developing important relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

About the team

This role is within the grants and research team who are responsible for ensuring the charity has robust grant making mechanisms to determine best use of charitable funding together with monitoring and evaluating projects and programmes funded by Moorfields Eye Charity.  Over the last four years charitable support, through our grant programmes, has supported over 250 projects and initiatives with £14 million in funding. 

About you

You will have a research background together with grant management experience, have a keen interest to build on this expertise and ambition to advance your career in this field. You will have high attention to detail and manage a diverse workload.

Specifically, you will have:

  • An advanced degree in biomedical sciences or equivalent
  • Grant management experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish good working relationships.

How to apply

To apply, please submit a detailed covering letter and CV. The covering letter and CV should clearly address the following and in total be no more than three sides of A4:

  • Your research and grants management experience
  • Why the role specifically appeals to you

Applications that do not follow this guidance will not be progressed.

To apply, email applications to: and quote the reference (MECGM02)  in the subject line. 

Closing Date: 20 January 2020

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Grants manager job description and person specificaiton

Benefits of working at Moorfields Eye Charity