Research Operations Contracts Officer (full-time) (ROO4)
Category: Professional Support | Department: Research Operations | Closing Date: 05 Jan 2015 | Research Operations Contracts Officer, ITD Faculty Full Time Salary £37,106 – 38,884 per annum. A Research Operations Contracts Officer (ROCO) is required to join The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. This is a key role in the Research Operations Office team working with the School's Faculty of infectious & Tropical Diseases. The ROCO will be responsible for providing advice and guidance to staff on project applications and contractual issues in line with funder terms and conditions and for drafting and negotiating research and consultancy contracts on behalf of the School. The successful candidate will also have responsibility for quality assurance, compliance, developing systems and processes, and will be required to develop and provide training courses. The role holder will join the School at an important point in the transformation of support services and their alignment with the School's aims and objectives. The Research Operations Office forms an integral part of this change and the ROCO will play an important role in shaping both the service and delivering the benefits. The ROCO will report to the Research Operations Manager (ROM). Applicants must have significant experience of research contracts, ideally in a higher education environment, preferably hold a legal qualification and have excellent interpersonal, organisational and planning skills. This is a challenging but highly rewarding opportunity for the right candidate. The post is available immediately. Applications should be made on-line via our website http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk.Closing date for the job is5 January 2015. The reference for this post is ROO4. Applicants should include the names and e-mail addresses of two referees who can be contacted immediately if they are shortlisted. Any queries regarding the application process should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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