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Legal Contracts Manager

  • Location

    Bedfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £33000 - £40000 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Chloe Cameron

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


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Legal Contracts Manager

Academic Institution

£33,000-£40,000 per annum


Sellick Partnership are very pleased to be assisting a prestigious Academic Institution in Bedfordshire to recruit a Contracts Manager to join their busy, close-nit legal team on a permanent basis.

My client is seeking a personable and spirited individual who values hard work and is keen to work within a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. This innovative organisation is heavily dependent on its Legal Research Contracts Team to generate a significant amount of the company revenue, meaning you will be involved in some really exciting and critical work.

This role would suit a legal professional who will enjoy and excel in a very diverse role, with no two days being the same. The organisation is undergoing big changes over the coming years and will certainly be a stimulating environment in which to amplify your career and professional skills.

As a Contracts Manager, the main bulk of your time will be spent reviewing and negotiating a range of research and consultancy contracts and agreements on behalf of the organisation and engaging with key stakeholders. Excellent communication and negotiation skills are therefore vital for this role.

Essential experience:

  • Drafting and negotiating contracts (including agreements of collaboration; consultancy; consortium; non-disclosure; studentship, material transfer; amendment)
  • Knowledge of commercial law
  • Ability to work under pressure

Desirable experience:

  • Intellectual property knowledge
  • Experience in Higher Education Institution


  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Discount to a gym and sport facilities
  • Training opportunities

This is a fantastic opportunity to advance your career within a successful team in a forward-thinking organisation - don't miss out!

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Chloë Cameron in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultants boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

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