Head of Research Contracts
Our client is a world-leading research organisation with an international reach and a substantial student base in London. Widely respected for their work in post-graduate study and research in public & global health.
This is a management position with primary responsibility for leading a team of Contracts Officers, taking responsibility for assessing and distributing contact workload across the team, providing support and development to staff members to enable them to deliver efficient and effective service.
The Head of Research Contracts will also provide expert guidance on the management of research contracts and intellectual property to staff within the organisation and will be responsible for drafting, negotiating and signing research and consultancy contracts on behalf of the school.
The successful candidate will have substantial experience of research management within the Higher Education sector, experience of applying knowledge of associated research contracts and clinical trial issues - i.e. costs, governance, IP, publication, confidentiality, VAT, indemnities, liabilities. Leadership experience, particularly including delegation, performance management and the motivation & coaching of a team.
An attractive salary for a head of research contracts in London.