Contracts Officer

The University of Manchester

Closing Date: 18/10/2017
Employment Type: Permanent
Faculty / Organisational Unit: Professional Support Services
School/Directorate: Directorate of Research and Business Engagement
Division: -
Hours Per week: Full time
Salary: £31,604 to £38,833 per annum according to experience
Location: Oxford Road, Manchester
Job Reference: PSS-10676

An opportunity has arisen for a Contracts Officer to join the Contracts Team at the University. You will be based in the Directorate of Research & Business Engagement Support Services providing a professional service to colleagues across the University with respect to a range of contractual, legal and administrative services, including the negotiation and preparation of specific types of agreements including the drafting and negotiating of confidentiality agreements, material transfer agreements, certain sub-contracts, KTP applications/offers, sales orders and contractual amendments.

With a legal qualification or relevant contractual experience preferably with the Higher Education Sector, you will have an understanding of legal and contractual issues. With excellent communication and interpersonal skills you will have a flexible approach to work with the ability to prioritise a demanding programme of work to meet set deadlines.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Lisa Murphy


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 01618502004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

Further particulars including job description and person specification are available on the University of Manchester website - click on the 'Apply' button below to find out more.

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