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Job Opportunity: Contracts & Business Manager

Location: National Centre for Atmospheric Science, University of Leeds
Salary: £36,333 to £43,155 per annum pro-rata
Contract length: Fixed Term (for 2 years due to external funding)
Contract type: Full Time
Closing date: Midnight on Monday 24 April 2023
Interview date: Friday 5 May 2023

Are you an experienced contracts manager who is looking for a new challenge? Would you like to directly support a globally recognised research centre to deliver its strategic objectives by leading our contract management with host institutions, funding bodies and partner organisations? Do you have experience of establishing, building and maintaining stakeholder relationships? If you’d like to be part of a friendly, supportive and forward-thinking team supporting world class science, then we have a role for you. 

As Contracts & Business Manager, you will have experience of working in a contracts management role, with proven ability to build excellent relationships with a wide variety of complex stakeholders, influence decision makers and proactively support contract development, implementation and delivery. You will support colleagues based in multiple locations & multiple organisations, coordinating their input, providing quality assurance, whilst often working to tight deadlines. Enthusiastic, flexible and conscientious, you take a proactive approach to your work and will have the ability to work well both within a team and independently.

The role will be based at NCAS Headquarters at the University of Leeds. It is currently funded for 2 years and will be appointed as fixed term. During this time funding will be sought to make this role open ended.

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To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Ruth Chaplin, NCAS Finance & Contracts Manager, Email: ruth.chaplin@ncas.ac.uk

John Eager, NCAS Operations Director, Email: john.eager@ncas.ac.uk