Research Grants Officer

About the Walter & Eliza Hall Institute

The Institute is one of Australias leading biomedical research organisations, with a strong national and international reputation for performing highly influential basic and translational research.  With more than 1,100 staff and students, the Institute is addressing some of the major health challenges of our time, with a focus on cancer, infection, inflammation, immune disorders, development and ageing.

About the position

The Assistant Grants Officer will work within the Research Grants Office to deliver high quality services to researchers across the Institute, who are preparing applications to the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) which is a major national research funder.

This position will facilitate the grant application process and support the submission of highly competitive applications that meet all funding body and internal regulations. The role will also provide administrative assistance to the Research Grants Office.

Selection Criteria

  • Qualifications in a relevant discipline and/or equivalent mix of education and professional experience
  • Excellent organisational skills, the ability to prioritise tasks, and the ability to anticipate future requirements
  • Well-developed problem-solving skills and show of initiatives
  • Ability to understand and interpret policies and procedures
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as demonstrated customer service skills in liaising with stakeholders at a variety of levels
  • Ability to work under pressure while maintaining strong attention to detail
  • A demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Familiarity with NHMRC funding opportunities would be an advantage

Terms of appointment

This position is available for 2 months in a casual capacity with full time hours during the period. Salary is CHEW 5-6 ($48.74-$56.53 per hour).

Application closing date: 22 March 2020


16/03/2020 $0 CBD & Inner Suburbs 1 Administration & Office Support
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