We are looking for a organised Interim Research Operations Manager to provide the planning and coordination interface between and research teams and the insight policy teams for a much loved national disability charity.
To identify new funding opportunities/research grants and initiate and contribute to the preparation and presentation of funding proposals to donors and to lead on identifying and building relationships with key potential new donors.
To support the development of partnerships between the charity and universities in countries and other key stakeholders.
To support the Director of Global Influencing and research in monitoring the performance and progress of a portfolio of research grants through the development of a tracking system, updated monthly.
To assist key stakeholders to ensure that research grants and projects are delivered on time and within budget.
To monitor monthly financial reports and quarterly narrative reports, working on producing annual and donor reports.
To help create and maintain a functional organised framework for references and research data.
To commission and manage research and evaluation studies, which includes development of requests for tender, evaluation of proposals, preparation of contracts, management of externally-commissioned work to agreed standards, costs and timelines, and financial tracking of projects
Proven grant and compliance management experience
Excellent project management experience with Prince 2 qualification or similar
Proven record of financial management, budgeting and contractual environment
Proven human resources and performance management for success of sizeable teams
Experience of working in international development setting
Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.
We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.
Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.