Research Co-ordination Officer

Organic Research Centre

£30,000 - £35,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: RES2001

Sectors: food, farming & horticulture

Closing date: Monday, 17th February 2020   Closes today

The Organic Research Centre is the UK’s leading independent research centre focusing on the development and promotion of sustainable, agroecological solutions to food, farming and environmental issues, including organic farming and agroforestry. ORC is a registered charity with ca. 25 staff and funded primarily by project grants and contracts, from government, EU and foundation sources, as well as voluntary donations.

We are looking to appoint a Research Coordination Officer (G7) to work with senior staff to ensure an efficient planning, implementation and final close-down of ORC research and knowledge exchange projects. The principal duties will be to oversee and coordinate the provision of project administration and staff resources as well as coordinating and assisting with project reporting and bidding, staff reporting and QA for ORC.

Candidates must be qualified to at least degree level and have a project management qualification. Experience of project and programme management and administration is essential as well as experience of project resource and financial management. Proven communication and interpersonal skills are essential as is the ability to work with a range of both internal and external partners.

Applications must be on an ORC application form. Further details can be downloaded from the Organic Research Centre website (

The closing date for applications is 10am on Monday 17th February 2020. Interviews will be held at the Organic Research Centre, Cirencester on Monday 1st March 2020.

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