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Judge Business School

University of Cambridge, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, UK


  • Posted on: 09th Nov 2021
  • Salary: £37,467-£50,296
  • REF: NS28777
  • Closes: 28th November 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time, Part Time

Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) leverages the power of academia for real world impact to transform individuals, organisations and society. Since 1990, Cambridge Judge has forged a reputation as a centre of rigorous thinking and high-impact transformative education, situated within one of the world’s most prestigious research universities, and in the heart of the Cambridge Cluster, the most successful technology entrepreneurship cluster in Europe.

The role sits within the Finance Department of Cambridge Judge Business School which facilitates the smooth running of the Business School by managing its financial affairs and providing a professional service to employees, customers and suppliers, whilst also liaising with other University departments. The primary focus of the role is to provide legal advice on the assessment and resolution of contracts and on the contract terms and conditions for agreements between CJBS and customers/suppliers. The role holder will liaise with the University Legal Services Office in discharging his/her duties, as required.

You will be a qualified lawyer with knowledge of contracting concepts and contract law and regulations including English law contract requirements. Experience of initiating, negotiating and executing legal agreements in the Higher Education/related sector is highly desirable. Strong communication, influencing and negotiation skills with keen attention to detail are highly desirable. Ability to explain and provide advice on contracts and related matters in non-technical terms to colleagues and ability to analyse bids and proposals and ensure that the specifications of binding agreements are legal and comply with company policy are pre-requisites for this role.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 30 September 2023 in the first instance.

We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working or other flexible working arrangements.

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Further information about Cambridge Judge Business School is available from the website: www.jbs.cam.ac.uk/home

Informal queries may be directed to the HR team at hr@jbs.cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference NS28777 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
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