Assistant Contracts Officer

University of Sheffield - Research and Innovation Services.

Faculty: Professional Services

Location: New Spring House, Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2GW


You will be based in the Pricing and Contracts Team in the Department of Research and Innovation Services and will assist with the review and negotiation research and innovation related contracts and agreements with external organisations.

A typical day will include: reviewing contract terms on confidentiality and material transfer agreements; providing contracting advice and guidance to academic staff; prioritising work under the guidance of colleagues; recommending contracts for signature; and ensuring relevant procedures are followed appropriately.

You will have excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate that you can manage a varied workload with conflicting deadlines whilst maintaining accuracy. You will work well in a team, be keen to learn and willing to receive training and advice in this area of work.  You will have excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.

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