Research Contracts Manager vacancy in RDS

BU has created a new Research Contracts Manager position to support our BU2025 strategy to increase research and knowledge exchange income and activity. The postholder will be based in Research Development & Support (RDS) and will work with our Legal Services team to implement standard approaches to research and knowledge exchange contracting that achieve efficiency and efficacy in delivery.

The postholder will provide support with contract review and preparation for standard research and knowledge exchange contracts, ensuring that the appropriate contractual agreements are put in place in a timely and effective manner and reflecting the needs of the University and those of the funder and/or other parties. The postholder will be responsible for the timely resolution of contract negotiations to ensure that externally funded research and knowledge exchange projects proceed at pace. They will also advise on the contract management of awarded projects.

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