Human Resources

Contracts Manager - QMUL23499

Department: Academic Registry & Council Secretariat
Salary: £47,325 - £52,833 per annum (Grade 6)
Reference: QMUL23499
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 17-Dec-2020
Closing date: 18-Jan-2021

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The Academic Registry and Council Secretariat (ARCS) is seeking a Contracts Manager to provide a professional service to colleagues on a wide range of contractual, legal and administrative matters. ARCS has responsibility for the governance and management of a range of partnership activity, compliance and legal services. The team works closely with the three faculties and professional services departments to provide timely advice and support on core business and initiatives which underpin the strategic aims of the university.


The Contracts Manager will use expert knowledge to negotiate, draft and review contracts, providing advice on the resolution of issues and the management of risk. Candidates will require a legal qualification and demonstrable experience of contract drafting and negotiation. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, flexibility and an understanding of risk management are also essential requirements of the role. The post holder will also support the Directorate with a range of governance, legal and compliance matters.

The post is full time and permanent. Part-time work will also be considered. Starting salary will be in the range of £47,325 - £52,833 (pro rata) per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Jane Pallant ( Please note, the University will be closed from 21 December 2020 until 04 January 2021.


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The closing date for applications is 18 January 2021. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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