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Research & Enterprise Contracts Manager

Job Reference : SRF17821
Location : Whiteknights Reading UK
Closing Date : 26/05/2017
Live Date : 28/04/2017
Salary : £39,324.00 to £48.327.00 per annum
Employment Type : PM-ALC
School / Function : Research and Enterprise Services
Department : Enterprise Services
Hours Per week : 1.0 FTE
Contract Duration : Fixed term for 1 Year

As part of an experienced and specialist Research & Enterprise management group, you will manage a busy and varied portfolio of contracts and relationships to deliver the University of Reading’s research and innovation activities.

The role involves contracts drafting negotiation, review, authorisation and advice as part of our service to support and enable research, enterprise, innovation and impact generating activity across the University. 

The advertised post is available for a fixed term of one year from 1st August 2017.  For internal University of Reading applicants, this post may be available on a secondment basis.

You will have:

  • An undergraduate degree, preferably in law, or in another subject complemented by subsequent legal qualifications or equivalent contracts management experience 
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of contract and intellectual property issues as they apply to higher education and funded research.
  • The ability to think clearly and critically to make robust decisions and recommendations and to carry these through effectively. 
  • An ability to work under pressure and simultaneously progress multiple projects towards deadlines.
  • The ability to communicate clearly and effectively with external parties, academic colleagues and management at all levels.  

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Head of Enterprise Services

Contact role:

Senior Contracts Manager

Contact name:

Andrew Carlin

Contact name:

Rob Glenn

Contact phone:

0118 378 4462

Contact phone:

0117 378 6160

Contact email:

Contact email:

Closing date: 26 May 2017

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce and we welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements which will be considered in line with business needs.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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