UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON

Contracts Coordinator

Location
Southampton, United Kingdom
Salary
£25,627 to £30,497 per annum
Posted
Monday, 20 September 2021
End of advertisement period
Friday, 8 October 2021
Ref
1466521TW-R
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Research Contracts

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £25,627 to £30,497 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Friday 08 October 2021
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1466521TW-R

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. This post is offered on a full-time, permanent basis.

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 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 online application form 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 Hannah Nash (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email recruitment@soton.ac.uk  Please quote reference 1466521TW-R on all correspondence.

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