Global Partnership Compliance Officer

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Fixed term contract

Salary See description

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1405865

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Global Partnership Compliance Officer based in Belfast.

Global Partnership Compliance Officer

Ref: 19/107400

FT / Temp (3 years)

Research & Enterprise

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 3,700 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.

The post holder will provide comprehensive professional guidance for the institutional Due Diligence Framework. The post holder will provide professional support to academic staff at Queen’s and their global partners in meeting the requirements around due diligence, and co-ordinate and work effectively with professional support services colleagues to oversee the due diligence Framework.

The Global Partnerships Compliance Officer will be expected to provide training to staff in the area of due diligence and contribute to longer term developments around due diligence (or equivalent, mandated by funders), such as implementing improvements to working methods, policies, procedures and systems.

The post holder will also provide professional expertise in preparing and writing the Overseas Development Assistance (ODA) compliance component of research proposals. The work requires the use of initiative and judgement on how to address and resolve problems with minimal guidance and instructions from senior colleagues.

The post is a fixed term contract for 3 years, working on a full-time basis.

Our five core values (Integrity, Connected, Ambition, Respect, Excellence) have been developed by staff and students. They express our shared understanding of what we believe, how we aim to behave and what we aspire to be as an international organisation.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Honours degree and a minimum of 3 years’ recent relevant experience.
  • Experience to include:
  • Successfully contributing to the delivery of complex projects, and of planning and completing project activities within fixed timeframes
  • A good understanding of issues relating to research and research grant applications
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the current and potential developments related to the research funding landscape and the wider context relevant to Higher Education,
  • Preparing high-quality written reports
  • Sourcing and analysing detailed and relevant information, and interpreting and reporting on this in a meaningful way for the target audience.
  • Evidence of managing events/ workshops

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link by clicking apply. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria on your application form

Further information about the Directorate can be found at //

Anticipated interview date: Thursday 23 May 2019

Salary scale: £33,199 – £39,610 per annum (potential to progress to £43,266 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link on our website by clicking apply.  You must clearly demonstrate how you are meeting the criteria on your application form. 

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Closing date: Monday 6 May 2019