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Contracts Advisor (part time 50%)

The closing date for applications is 19 August 2018.

Contracts Advisor (part time 50%)

Salary: £28,098 - £33,518

Vacancy reference number EN14294


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 Business Services team your role will be as Contracts Advisor for the Institute, providing ad hoc advice to CISL Staff, 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 align with the values that underpin CISL’s work and demonstrate the following essential skills and experience:

  • 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 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.

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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/16081

This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

The closing date for applications is 19 August 2018.


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