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Senior Contracts Officer

Research Services
Salary:   £33,518 to £38,832
Closing Date:   Sunday 22 October 2017
Interview Date:   Thursday 09 November 2017
Reference:  A2062

We are looking for a highly motivated Senior Contracts Officer to contribute to the smooth running of the University’s research business.  This role involves negotiating and drafting formal research contracts with a wide variety of funding bodies relating to research grant awards that balance risks with acceptable contractual obligations.  The job requires negotiations with counterparts at senior levels in funding organisations and in other universities.

You will need to have a flexible, positive and proactive approach and have excellent interpersonal and communications skills. Sound legal knowledge and experience of contract analysis and negotiations as well as a high degree of professionalism are also essential to the role. The ability to work as part of a team is also essential.  Experience of dealing with research contracts is desirable.

Lancaster University is a Top Ten university and the top university in the North West. We have a beautiful campus and offer a comprehensive package of benefits including competitive salaries, pension provision, work-life balance, flexible benefits scheme and generous holiday entitlement 

This is a full time post.

For an informed discussion of the role please contact Yvonne Fox, Head of Research Services at

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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