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Contracts Administrator

University of Cambridge - Cambridge Research Office

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £27,116 to £31,406
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 23rd June 2022
Closes: 17th July 2022
Job Ref: EW31574

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our team in the Cambridge Research Office as a Contracts Administrator.

The University's research projects generate annual income of over £400m per annum, with expectation to be £550 million in 2019/2020.

This team is responsible for providing expert advice and guidance, and administering external research funding, for academics and Departments, including contractual compliance and negotiation of research contracts.

The role provides an excellent opportunity to develop a career in the area of research administration.

Your key responsibilities will be:

1.The administration of all research contracts on behalf of the University within the established service standards set down by the Cambridge Research Office (CRO). The post-holder will liaise with sponsors and departments during contract negotiation, track workflow by accurate use of databases, produce status reports, and maintain momentum across all activities.

2 .Assisting the Senior Contracts Managers, Contracts Managers, Contract Specialists and Junior Contracts Managers in developing and maintaining good working relationships with academic departments, administrative colleagues, other Universities and external sponsors in order to provide the highest level of service to the research activities of University of Cambridge.

You will be able to demonstrate excellent numeracy, communications and organisational skills and a positive customer oriented approach. The team works in a busy office environment, so you must be able to prioritise and work to tight deadlines. Proficiency in using Windows based packages is essential

We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working or other flexible working arrangements.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit :

http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/35233.

Closing Date 17th July 2022

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact CROrecruitment@admin.cam.ac.uk.  

Interviews for shortlisted applicants will be scheduled shortly after the application closing date and will be conducted remotely via MS Team

Please quote reference EW31574 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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