5 Worcester Street, Oxford
Senior Research Contracts Administrator
Full time (0.8 FTE may be considered)
Research Services – permanent post
Grade 6 (£32.332 – £38,205)
The University of Oxford is a stimulating work environment, which enjoys an international reputation as a world-class centre of excellence.
Our research plays a key role in tackling many global challenges, from reducing our carbon emissions to developing vaccines during a pandemic.
Research Services is one of the key Professional Services Department supporting Oxford's research and innovation community. Our values include teamwork, professionalism, continuous improvement, empathy, respect and trust.
As a Senior Research Contracts Administrator, you will work closely with contracts officers in the team, playing a crucial role in supporting contracts activity, and following training will have the opportunity to manage a portfolio of lower-risk category agreements.
What We Offer
As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees' wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:
• An excellent contributory pension scheme
• 38 days annual leave
• A comprehensive range of childcare services
• Family leave schemes
• Cycle loan scheme
• Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans
• Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs
This role also offers the opportunity for hybrid working (the contract team is based in 5 Worcester Street (Central Oxford) with an expectation of a minimum of 50% of time spent on site).
About the Role
Are you interested in a role supporting our research? Applications are invited for a senior research contracts administrator to join a within a friendly, busy and collaborative team. This is an exciting opportunity for someone to develop their experience and skills relating to research support, in particular supporting the contractual activities underpinning research across the University's departments.
The successful candidate will have a demonstrable passion for organisation and efficiency and excellent attention to detail with the ability to review and digest complex information. Experience of research agreements is not essential, but you will have an interest in supporting research, and a willingness to learn.
You will be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and customers from across the University and externally.
You will need to be fully at ease with using databases, spreadsheets and other electronic systems in order to manage your work (training will be provided in specific systems).
You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.
The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 4 March 2024.
Interviews will take place on 18 March and will be face to face.
Contact Person : Meraj Huda Vacancy ID : 171101 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 04-Mar-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 6 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : 32332 - 38205