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Reference: 77996

Date Added: 8 April 2021
Closing Date: 12 April 2021

Job Title: Assistant Research Officer (Temporary)

Working For: a client of Whiton Maynard

Location: London

Salary: £31,950 per annum (pro-rata)

Length of Contract: 6 months

Job Details

Please see: https://www.whitonmaynard.com/assistant-research-officer.html

Full time temporary contract until 30th September (possible extension), remote working


Highly regarded independent charity focused on health and health care in the UK


The Assistant Research Officer is a key member of the organisation’s Research Team, ensuring research management processes are carried out to a high standard, supporting research grant holders manage their projects and supporting the dissemination of research findings.

In this role you will:

  • Support effective contract management, award administration and project management of a portfolio of research grants and commissioned research projects
  • Support the tendering, contracting and commissioning process
  • Support events management for external stakeholder events
  • Ensure high quality processes, information and communication to support the work of the Research Team.


You will be asked to demonstrate the following essential skills and experience:

  • Highly effective organisational skills including the ability to work on a number of tasks and issues concurrently and to work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Proactive management of workload including forward planning, prioritisation across different areas of work, anticipating the administrative support required for agreed team activities and a problem-solving approach
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral and the ability to communicate with confidence with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Experience of organising and managing meetings and events
  • High level proficiency across standard software programmes for documentation, presentations, spreadsheets, data bases, electronic diary systems
  • Experience of delivering tendering or contracting processes
  • Experience of working in a grant-making organisation (desirable).

As specialist recruiters we are committed to building inclusive and diverse organisations, and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Closing Date: 12 April 2021

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews are expected to be held w/c 19th April

Immediate start date

Application Details

To be considered for this role, please email your CV to tim@whitonmaynard.com

If you do not hear from us within one week of the closing date, please assume you were unsuccessful on this occasion.

Website: http://whitonmaynard.com

Additional Notes