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Contract Coordinator

Contracts, Policy & Governance

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £24,771 to £29,515 per annum
Full Time - Permanent
Closing Date:  Saturday 07 September 2019
Interview Date:   Friday 20 September 2019
Reference:  1170919TW

Research and Innovation Services (R&IS) support academic and research staff fulfil their research and enterprise objectives by providing expert advice and assistance in research funding, bid support and management, collaborations with industry and other strategic partners as well as the protection and commercialisation of intellectual property. 

We are now recruiting a Contracts Coordinator to join the Research Contracts team.  You will be part of a team of contract coordinators within a wider contracts team that is responsible for the review and negotiation of research contracts for the University.  With a strong focus on systems and customer service, you will advise and support academic staff throughout the contract negotiation process.  You will facilitate collaborations with external partners by ensuring the use of appropriate contract templates are put in place taking responsibility of your own portfolio of contracts.

You will be educated to HNC, NVQ3 or equivalent with proven work experience acquired in relevant roles and job-related training. You will have excellent communication skills, be well-organised with the ability to multi-task and to work well as part of a busy team. You will be a self-starter and enjoy the challenge of making things happen in a fast-moving environment.  You will have strong office experience in a customer-focused environment.  Experience in working in a research support capacity within the Higher Education sector would be advantageous.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Doug Akins, Head of Research Contracts, Research and Innovation Services: Doug.Akins@soton.ac.uk 

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed application form online at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Geraldine Lewis (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 3462. Please quote reference 1170919TW on all correspondence.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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