Contracts and Compliance Manager

Canterbury Christ Church University - Research & Enterprise Development Centre


Canterbury Christ Church University has recently created an integrated employability, research and enterprise service with four key areas of focus: employment and enterprise; employability and skills; research and innovation funding; research and enterprise integrity and development.

The Role

This post is within the Research and Enterprise Integrity and Development Office (REIDO) oversees the development and implementation of research, knowledge exchange and enterprise policy, processes and practice to ensure research and enterprise is of the highest quality and meets all internal and external standards. The Office has a specific remit for research and knowledge exchange project governance and ethics as well as management of Research Excellence Framework (REF) processes and associated development and enhancement activities. In parallel to the research integrity brief, the Office has a remit for researcher development and to build research capacity and enhance the quality of our research and enterprise activity. The Office comprises a Head, two Academic Research Leads, a Research and Enterprise Integrity Manager, a Contracts and Compliance Manager and a Research and Enterprise Integrity Officer.

Reporting to the Head of the Research and Enterprise Integrity and Development Office, the Contracts and Compliance Manager will be responsible for the development of policies and processes to ensure due diligence and contractual compliance in the development and delivery of employability, research and enterprise activities. The post holder will expected to work closely with and support the work of colleagues within the service and to liaise with a wide range of staff across the University including those within faculties and Professional Service Directorates.


With experience of developing and implementing research, knowledge exchange and enterprise policy and procedures, including those for quality assurance, integrity and ethics, the successful applicant will have experience of contract development and of providing advice and guidance on legal issues.

Additional Information

Canterbury Christ Church University is located in the world famous Cathedral city amongst stunning history and heritage. Canterbury is a thriving international destination, with many students and staff choosing to study and work here, making this historic, cosmopolitan city vibrant and culturally diverse.

Our staff enjoy competitive salaries and a great working environment with a number of benefits ranging from the occupational pension scheme to use of the University’s facilities including the library and fitness centre. We are strongly committed to equality and recognise the value of a diverse workforce.

We offer generous holiday entitlements plus eight bank and public holidays, as well as discretionary days over the Christmas period.

How to apply

Closing date for applications: Monday 8th January 2018
Interviews are to be held: will follow shortly after the close date

To apply online, please click the ‘Apply for this job’ button below. To gain further details about this post please visit our Vacancies page:

For posts of this nature you will be required to fill in the main details section as well as upload your CV, covering letter and any supporting documents.

If you require further information regarding the application process please contact the Recruitment Team at quoting reference number REN0351. Please note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered.

No agencies, thank you.

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