Research Contracts Manager (PSS-REM-2021-10)

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KSJ93774
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35
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Job description

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice. 

The Research Operations Contracts Manager supports the efficient management of the research and consultancy portfolio for the either the Faculties or African Units at LSHTM, within agreed service levels set down by the Head of Research Contracts. The role holder is responsible for providing advice and guidance to staff on project applications and contractual issues in line with funder terms and conditions and for drafting and negotiating research and consultancy contracts on behalf of the School.  

The Research Contracts Manager will be responsible for providing advice and guidance to staff on project applications and contractual issues in line with funder terms and conditions and for drafting and negotiating research and consultancy contracts on behalf of the School. The Research Contracts Manager will report to the Senior Research Contracts Manager.

Applicants must have significant experience of research contracts, ideally in a higher education environment, preferably hold a legal qualification and have excellent interpersonal, organisational and planning skills.

This is a full time and permanent post. The salary will be on the Professional salary scale Grade 6 in the range £40,611 - £46,119 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service.  Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Wellbeing Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Applications should be made on-line via our website at http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk. Applications should also include the names and email contacts of two referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted. Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to jobs@lshtm.ac.uk.

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable. 

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

Closing Date: 08 Dec 2021
Category: Professional Support

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