PGR Support Coordinator

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Bedford, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 12 May 2022

School/Department Research & Innovation
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered
Contract type Permanent
Salary Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £25,110 to £28,763 per annum with potential progression up to £35,951 per annum
Apply by 12/05/2022

Role Description

We welcome applications from motivated and committed individuals to join the Research Governance Team at Cranfield to support compliance and contribute to a positive student experience.

About the Role

The PGR Support Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring compliance for all UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) funded studentship delivery and reporting and will support the development and delivery of best practice PhD student support processes.

About You

Applicants should be educated to A level standard or have the equivalent level of work experience. Experience of working in a Higher Education environment with a good level of IT literacy and a solid understanding of the General Data Protection Regulations is essential as well as a strong attention to detail and the ability to manage and prioritise workload is essential. 

About Us

As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here . 

The Research and Innovation Office (RIO) facilitates high-quality academic research through leading the development of research strategy and policy, ensuring compliance with research governance requirements, supporting researchers to access funding and form new collaborations, engaging with the development of research information systems and advising on the contracting process.  It also oversees key strategic research partnerships with both public and private sector corporate clients to maximise their effectiveness and works with a range of stakeholders to identify and bring to fruition new research opportunities. Working with other professional services, it works to improve and enhance the research student experience. 

Our Values and Commitments

Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here . 

We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme. We are also committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role.  Find out more about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here . 

We are currently piloting hybrid working arrangements until May 2022.  This means the majority of our staff are spending between 40% and 60% of their time working from the office where job roles allow.

How to apply

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Michelle Carter, Research Governance and Programme Manager, on E:  

Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details on E: or T: +44 (0)1234 750111. Please quote reference number 4039.

Closing date for receipt of applications:   Thursday 12 May 2022

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