Consultancy Contract Associate
Industrial Strategy and Consultancy
£29,117 - £33,797 pa
As the Consultancy Contract Associate, you will become an important part of a small, dedicated Consultancy Team helping to support University staff who are working with a wide range of external organisations on exciting projects to provide expert advice and guidance through consultancy and access to the University's work leading specialist facilities and equipment. As consultancy is a key mechanism of how the University's research can lead to impact, you will be contributing to an area of strategic importance. In this role, you will gain an understanding of the University's consultancy policy and the context in which it applies, and will provide policy and process advice to staff across the entire organisation. You will become effective in supporting staff at all stages of their project including helping to put in place contracts and terms and conditions suitable to the nature of the work being carried out. You will be provided with role specific training and will be fully supported by more senior members of the team where required.
You should have a degree, (or equivalent professional qualification or relevant professional experience), professional administration skills and an ability to efficiently manage multiple wide-ranging projects in parallel. Good communication skills are key for the role and you should have the ability to confidently and clearly communicate with a wide range of stakeholders both via email and in person. Some experience of drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts as well as experience of working within an academic setting or at the academic/business interface would be advantageous. The role would be ideally suited to someone who is keen to learn with a willingness to develop skills in this area.
This post is fixed-term and is available until 31 July 2022.
Closing date 16 November 20