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Contracts Advisor, Maternity Cover (Part-time)

The closing date for applications is Sunday 19 May 2019.

Contracts Advisor, Maternity Cover (Part-time)

Salary: £28,660- £34,189

Vacancy reference number EN18819


 The Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) builds strategic leadership capacity to tackle global challenges. We do this through the delivery of leadership programmes and collaborative projects with business and policy leaders around the world.

As a member of the Operations team your role will be the Contracts Advisor for the Institute, providing ad hoc advice to staff at CISL, ensuring that the correct contract templates are used and due diligence procedures are undertaken. You will also review all client and supplier generated agreements, advising which terms and conditions require negotiation, ensuring the best outcome for CISL, and calling upon the support of the University’s Legal Services Office as required.

Applicants should have alignment with the values that underpin CISL’s work and demonstrate the following essential skills and experience:

  • Holds a relevant degree or equivalent level of education
  • Familiarity with interpreting and understanding detailed and complex contractual documentation
  • Experience of negotiating and drafting client contracts, CDA’s, MOUs, grant agreements, contracts for services and other contracts
  • Understanding IP policy, financial regulations and the interpretation of these concerning contract negotiations
  • Experience of administration in a University or a commercial environment
  • Ability to work in a team and to prioritise work effectively
  • Excellent communication, inter-personal and organisational skills
  • Ability to resolve issues and problems in a timely and flexible manner
  • Good organisational and time/project management skills
  • Ability to work independently and proactively
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and strong administrative skills are imperative
  • Ability to work quickly and meet tight deadlines
  • A customer-focused approach.

This is a part-time post (50% of FTE) based in Cambridge.

This post is fixed-term for 1 years or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.

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To submit an application please click on the link in the 'Apply online' section of the advert published on the University's Job Opportunities pages (Assistant Staff): http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/21175/

If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact the CISL's Human Resources team, Human.Resources@cisl.cam.ac.uk. Please quote reference EN18819 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 19 May 2019.


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