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Contracts Manager (Clinical Trials)

Do you want to be involved in negotiating, reviewing and drafting research and innovation contracts for clinical research, a growing and increasingly important sector in UK research? Are you pro-active and able to deliver to deadlines?

As a member of the Research and Innovation (RIS) Contracts Team, and the wider Research and Innovation Service Team, you will provide high quality, customer-focused research & innovation support contributing to the strategic objectives and research culture of the University.  

The primary focus of this role is to provide contracts support to the Leeds Institute of Clinical Trials Research (LICTR), one of the UK’s leading clinical trials research units, with particular responsibility for the review and negotiation of clinical research contracts, providing an expert focal point in contract negotiation with external sponsors and in the review of contract terms and conditions on behalf of the unit. You will have full training support from LICTR and RIS Contracts to develop the necessary knowledge of clinical research and the regulations which govern such research. 

You will have a background in contract law and a proven track record of drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts. The ability to work on your own initiative, to influence and reach decisions and excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.

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

Andy Duley, Director of Commercialisation

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 0918, email:

Please note that recent applicants for this role need not re-apply

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Professional Services
School/Institute:  Research & Innovation Service
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,199 to £39,609 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (for 2 years due to funding)
Release Date:  Friday 31 May 2019
Closing Date:  Monday 01 July 2019
Interview Date:  Thursday 18 July 2019
Reference:  CSRIS1126
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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