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Moorfields Eye Charity is embarking on a new and exciting phase of growth. We are looking to welcome driven and experienced professionals to join us at this exciting time at the charity.

All our current job vacancies are listed below. Please check this page regularly or follow us on social media for updates on new opportunities.

We value all our staff and work hard to create a positive working environment for everyone. Part of this is giving staff a range of employee benefits over and above their monthly salary.

Current vacancies


Funding Manager

Do you have experience in research grant management within grant making organisations but want to broaden your horizons beyond traditional research management? Do you want to join a dynamic grant funding team? 

We have a fantastic Funding Manager opportunity available within our Grants and Research Team. 

Key dates

  • Closing date: (Extended) 1 May 2020
  • Interview dates: To be decided

This is a highly collaborative and strategic-focused role that will require the post-holder to work independently and confidently. You will manage a diverse and growing portfolio of research and non-research grants through the entire grant management life cycle, from pre- to post-award. 

This role will also include responsibility for managing the scheduling and running of the grant making programmes, monitoring the progress of projects, reporting on the outcomes and impact through various communication channels and developing important relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

You will need:

  • a research background (ideally with an advanced degree in biomedical sciences or equivalent);
  • grant management experience;
  • excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish good working relationships;
  • good attention to detail and the ability to manage a diverse workload.

About the team

  • This role is within the Grants and Research Team, who are responsible for ensuring the charity has robust grant making mechanisms.
  • The team determine the best use of charitable funding together with monitoring and evaluating projects and programmes funded by the charity.
  • Over the last four years charitable support, through our grant programmes, has supported over 250 projects and initiatives with £14 million in funding. 

How to apply

Please submit a detailed covering letter and CV to ailish.murray1@nhs.net, quoting the reference [MECGM03] in the subject line. Please include details of where you saw this job advertised. Thank you.

The covering letter and CV should clearly address your research and grants management experience and why this particular role appeals to you. They should in total be no more than three sides of A4.

Applications that do not follow this guidance will not be progressed.