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Research Contracts Manager

Research Contracts Manager

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Education & Training, Programmes & Projects

  • Contract type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45878 - £57017 per annum

  • Contact:

    Samantha Johnston

  • Contact email:

    education@tpp.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    57017

  • Salary low:

    45878

  • Job ref:

    J69272SJ_1549018675

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-12

A leading University specialising in postgraduate research are looking to recruit a Research Contracts Manager on a permanent basis. This is a new position for the University as a result of significant growth and funding within research over the last few years.

As the Research Contracts Manager you will take a leading role in the implementation and maintenance of an effective and efficient support service for the management of contracts for the University.


This will include:

Providing expert guidance on the management of research contracts to staff within the research operations office as well as academic staff
Responsible for drafting, negotiating and authorising signature of research and consultancy contracts
Lead a small team of research contracts officers taking responsibility for assessing and distributing workload across the team
Develop and maintain strong collaborative relationships with staff across the University in order to maintain awareness of requirements
Establish strong links with external bodies including research funders, keeping up-to-date with changes of the contractual and regulator landscape for research in Higher Education

To be successful in the role you will have substantive experience of research management within the Higher Education sector.

In return the University offers a generous salary and benefits package along with opportunities to develop your skill set and scope for growth.