Legal Services - Contracts Officer (Education)

Exeter, Devon
from £35,211 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience.
30 Jan 2019
18 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Legal Services - Contracts Officer (Education)

Salary: The starting salary will be from £35,211 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience.

Based: University of Exeter – Streatham Campus

Reference number: P43573

Governance and Compliance  

This full-time post is available immediately on a permanent basis. 

About the role

We are looking for a Contracts Officer to work within the Legal Team and alongside other members of Professional Services to ensure the provision of an effective contractual negotiation and administrative function to the University, covering a range of activities primarily relating to the University’s education activities.  

The role will include providing legal advice in relation to contracts including student mobility and placement agreements, industry studentship agreements, degree apprenticeship agreements, CPD and other Executive Education, consultancy agreements, academic partnership agreements, heads of terms/memorandum of understanding and collaborative education agreements. 

We wish to recruit someone who is experienced with contracts and contractual negotiations, organised and enthusiastic with an eye for detail to work within to a busy team working on commercial, research and education matters.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work independently within a supportive team. 

To view the Job Description and Person Specification please visit and search reference number: P43573

The University of Exeter is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities.  We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, and have achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017. The University of Exeter has over 22,000 students and 4600 staff from 180 different countries and has been rated the WhatUni2017 International Student Choice. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today, with 98% of our research rated as being of international quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students.

For further information, please contact Chrysten Cole, email, or telephone (01392) 726454. 

The University offers some fantastic benefits including 41 days leave per year, options for flexible working, numerous discounts at leading retailers, onsite gym, cycle to work scheme, sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a new Fertility Treatment Policy; and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter. If you are not currently in Exeter please have a look at our website for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are based in.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer. We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce

 Closing date is: 18/02/2019 midnight