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Senior Executive Assistant, Research Grants & Contracts (4-Year Contract)

Senior Executive Assistant, Research Grants & Contracts (4-Year Wholetime Contract)



Applications are invited from suitably qualified members of staff for this contract position of Senior Executive Assistant in the Research Section of the Finance office.  This is a four year wholetime contract post within the Research section of the Finance Office.


Research Income now stands at €62m.  The jobholder is a key member of the Research Team in the Finance Office and is responsible for the preparation and submission of cost claims to external funding bodies.  Budget control is critical to the role and the jobholder needs to ensure that funding is available to meet the expenditure and research accounts do not run into deficit.


The successful candidate will have –


·         A strong financial background and experience, excellent communication skills and a demonstrable ability to exercise own imitative

·         Excellent interpersonal skills, as the role requires the jobholder to have widespread interaction and create relationships with senior personnel both inside and outside the College. 

·         Demonstrable attention to detail and ability to meet strict deadlines.


For full details, see attached document.


Salary scales:  Appointment will be within the following scales, depending on qualifications and experience.


€26,788 - €39,365   Scale A

€28,198 - €41,436   Scale B


Closing date:  Friday, 14 July 2006


Application form must be completed and returned to:

Department of Human Resources
Tel: 4902671  / Email: / Fax  4276995


Application Form:


Senior Executive Assistant, Research Grants & Contracts (Contract Post) (43kB)









Human Resources

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