Grant Manager

Albion Rye Associates Published: May 28, 2024
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Job Type


My client is looking for a Grant / Operations Manager to orchestrate their internal operations amid a period of growth.

The ideal candidate will be working alongside the founders and be the heart of our administrative effectiveness, taking charge of key operations.


  • Fully managing their various Innovate UK grants, including engaging with Innovate UK monitoring officers and accountants, and preparing quarterly update reports to ensure claims are submitted and approved in a timely manner.
  • Assist with hiring, including drafting job descriptions and engaging with recruiters.
  • Assist with lab expansion, including engaging with lab space providers and managing lab expansion and move logistics.
  • Preparing R&D tax credit reports, including engaging with accountants and preparing quarterly technical and cost claim reports.
  • Organising team building activities.
  • Arranging conference attendance.

Qualifications and experience:

  • 3+ years experience in UK Innovate grant management compliance is a must.
  • Excellent financial acumen is a must.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are a must.
  • BSc in Biology, Immunology, or similar is desired.
  • Experience in hiring and liaising with external recruiters is desired.
  • Experience in a multi-faceted operational role is desired.
  • Experience in an early-stage startup environment is desirable.


  • Market-competitive salary please get in touch for more details.
  • Opportunity to work in a fully remote working environment.
  • A generous leave policy : 25 days holiday, public holidays, plus a day off for your birthday!
  • A supportive, cross-disciplinary team fostering a highly collaborative work environment.


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