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Contracts Officer

Research Services
Salary:   £25,728 to £31,604
Closing Date:   Sunday 22 October 2017
Interview Date:   Wednesday 08 November 2017
Reference:  N1475

We are looking for a highly motivated Contracts Officer to work within the Research Services contracts team, triaging contracts and providing advice on contract review and negotiation to responsible staff across the University. This role involves negotiating research contracts with a wide variety of funding bodies relating to research grant awards that balance risks with acceptable contractual obligations. 

You will have the ability to work flexibly to manage a diverse portfolio and to meet deadlines. You will possess excellent interpersonal and communications skills and good legal knowledge and have experience of reviewing and negotiating contracts and agreements with external customers. The ability to work as part of a team is also essential.  Experience of drafting bespoke agreements and a legal or relevant qualification are 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 y.fox@lancaster.ac.uk

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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