Mrs Jackie Hawkins

Mrs Jackie Hawkins

Senior Research Facilitator

Contact details

+44 (0)121 414 3094
+44 (0)121 414 3599
Room 540 IBR Floor 5
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Jackie did an undergraduate degree in botany and microbiology. She is a Fellow of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and worked for 10 years as an accountant and business manager in the public and private

sectors before joining the University as a Divisional Manager in Immunity and Infection in 1999. She has a particular interest in research administration and has facilitated multi component grant applications such as the MRC Centre for Immune Regulation. She has also been involved with two RAE submissions. She is active member of the College’s new initiative to support post doctoral career development. She recently took up the position of Senior Research Facilitator which will allow her more time to provide focused research support for the School of Immunity and Infection. 


  • Fellow of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
  • BSc in Botany and Microbiology


Administrator/manager/accountant with over 20 years experience of managing the business and administrative requirements of small operating units and large projects including the appointment and management of staff, costing and budget management and the development of data and systems to support strategic investment decisions. Over last 12 years has become more specialised in providing senior research support. As a Fellow of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants with  10 years as an accountant in the public and private sectors has a developed particular interest and skill in managing the budgets of individual research projects.

Employment history

  • 2010 to Present - Senior Research Facilitator supporting the School of Immunity and Infection
  • 1999 to 2010 - School Administration Manager/Divisional Manager Immunity and Infection
  • 1997 to June 1999 - Accountant, Surveyor’s Office, University of Oxford
  • 1995 to 1997 - Directorate Finance and Business Manager, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford
  • 1989 to 1995 - Senior Finance Officer Somerset County Council
  • 1982-1989 - Trainee accountant with various firms of Chartered Accountants and Saccone and Speed Wine Merchants