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Deputy Head of Grants Services

Grants / Admin


Based at EMBL Heidelberg, as the Deputy Head of Grants Services you will be a part of our Grants Services team that currently manages approximately €50 – €60m a year funding income from an increasingly wide range of funders. This currently equates to over 350 running projects. Our team provides centralised administrative support to the Laboratory for all of its external funding activities as well as overall co-ordination of grant staff based in EMBL’s other locations.


Your role


Reporting directly to the Head of Grants Services, you will have a broad range of responsibilities concerning EMBL's external research funding, relations with funding bodies, coordination with Grants Services at all EMBL sites and will have management responsibility over part of the team.


You have


We are looking for candidates with strong grants management experience gained in a scientific environment and ideally experience in management of teams. As a senior administrative officer, you will successfully identify funding sources, manage relations with research funding bodies at multiple levels, and understand the management of grant compliance and contracts. You are able to communicate equally well with scientists, administrators and management and demonstrate a history of proactive management of projects and problems. As a true leader, you will have experience in motivating and inspiring colleagues and will be capable of contributing to the well-being of the whole organisation as an important member of the senior management team. Excellent organizational skills, familiarity with contracts together with IT literacy are essential. Strong interpersonal skills, good communication, training skills and fluency in English are fundamental.


Why join us


EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation with a very collegial and family friendly working environment. The remuneration package comprises a competitive salary, a comprehensive pension scheme, medical, educational and other social benefits, as well as financial support for relocation and installation, including your family and the availability of an excellent child care facility on campus.


You may find the full job description and apply here: https://www.embl.de/jobs


Name: EMBL HR Recruitment

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