Grants Manager

Grant Management for Groundbreaking Innovation

  • 20 June 2024

The Role

Xampla is looking for a Grants Manager to join our energetic and dynamic team. The Grants Manager will lead the administration of our grant funded projects and grant applications process, working with a range of internal and external stakeholders.

We are looking for someone with:

• Strong written and presentation skills, particularly in translating technical information into easy to understand reports
• Ability to prioritise a varied workload
• An eye for detail, and excellent professional standards
• Good IT skills preferably in MS Office including Word, Teams, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
• An individual with a can-do attitude who thrives in a fast-paced environment
• Self-starter who is proactive and takes initiative

We offer:

• Competitive salary
• Share options in a fast-growing Cambridge start-up
• Competitive pension scheme
• Life assurance
• Generous holiday package
• Flexible working options
• Private medical cover
• Training and development package

  • Role Summary:

    • •    Keep track of grant funded project deliverables, milestones and budgets in collaboration with the project leads, finance team and external collaborators.
    • •    Prepare quarterly reports and other administration for Xampla’s primarily Innovate UK funded projects.
    • •    Research grant opportunities that align with the wider business strategy, presenting to internal teams and seeking internal approval to progress with applications.
    • •    Once opportunities are approved, manage the grant applications process by working with technical and commercial leads and/or grant writing consultants to complete applications to a high standard.
    • •    Represent Xampla at external grant funding body events, often in partnership with our technical team.
  • Your Experience

    • •    Knowledge of major grant funding bodies, particularly Innovate UK.
    • •    Experience of managing science-related grant funded projects, according to defined plans.
    • •    Experience of preparing reports targeted at funding bodies.
    • •    Experience of project budget management.
    • •    Experience in writing and co-ordinating grant applications.

If it sounds like you're a perfect fit for us, please send your CV here and we'll be in touch.