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Contracts Manager

Imperial College London - Enterprise

Location: London
Salary: £51,115 to £59,920
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 5th August 2022
Closes: 30th August 2022
Job Ref: PRO00793
 

Job summary

Are you a highly motivated, pro-active legal contract professional with experience in higher education? Could you act as the interface between the academic community and external organisations to negotiate commercial and contractual arrangements for consultancy projects? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you.

Our Science led Services team within the Enterprise Division is seeking a Contracts Manager to negotiate a wide range of commercial contracts for College’s two subsidiary companies, Imperial Consultants and Imperial Projects. This will involve interacting with a variety of UK and overseas clients to achieve the best possible contractual terms and conditions in respect of intellectual property, warranties, indemnities and other contract related issues within the context of College and company policies and procedures. You will also support the academics in their personal and College capacity to ensure they operate within College and company processes and regulations.

Duties and responsibilities

The role involves reviewing, drafting, and negotiating a variety of contracts for all areas of Imperial Consultants' and Imperial Projects’ business ensuring the contracts are aligned to policy and internal guidelines before closing out for project delivery by the academic teams.

As part of reviewing and negotiating contracts, the post shall advise and/or support, directly or indirectly, each subsidiary’s work, through developing an understanding of the technical, professional, or specialised services provided by the academics. The role also requires ability to understand how the business case is developed including the preparation of budgets. 

Essential requirements

To be successful in this role, you will have practical knowledge of contract drafting, negotiation and management and costing/pricing in an academic or industrial R&D context. In addition, you will have an excellent and substantial knowledge of contracting issues such as intellectual property, confidentiality, publications, liabilities and other related issues.

The role will include interfacing with key academic staff as well as representatives from client/customer organisations, so strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential. The role also requires you to be flexible in your work and to be able to complete a variety of tasks simultaneously.

Further information

Please apply via the online system. CVs without a completed online application will not be considered.

For further information, contact: Lurline Mcleod: l.mcleod@imperial.ac.uk

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