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Research Contracts Officer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit, In-House

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  • Salary:

    £20 - £25 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Leah Edgar

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 month+

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A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Research Contracts Officer to join a large NHS trust, over a good length of contract. The successful candidate will provide a professional service across the trust; with respect to a range of contractual, legal and administrative services.

The successful Contracts Officer will be responsible of the following:

  • Review and draft proposed contracts and ensure the University's risks are assessed and mitigated. As well as key business objectives are catered for whilst remaining commercial aware and compliant
  • Support with Contract Administration requests from the team - NDA'S, Subcontracts, Partnership agreements and Apprenticeship training agreements
  • Drive the commercial contract process from request to execution
  • Handled own case load of commercial contracts which are sent through to the University, from drafting to negotiation for signing
  • Main Point of contact during negotiation and drafting of all contracts between the university and external businesses
  • Procurement activities creating tenders, as well as bidding for tenders
  • Liaising with stakeholders, parties and other departments within the university Via email and Telephone

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

If you would like to be considered for this role, then please send your CV across to leah.edgar@sellickpartnership.co.uk.

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