Contracts Manager

Role: Contracts Manager

Starting Salary Range: £45,000 – £48,000 depending on experience
Location: Manchester office/homeworking

This post sits within the Finance & Operations Directorate within NCUK and will provide legal support in relation to commercial contracts for suppliers and partners.

NCUK has contracts with our global network of Delivery Partners and University Partners, as well as a growing number of supplier contracts, many of which are linked to the ambitious Digital Transformation Programme that we are embarking on. Our new strategic plan is based on a growth agenda that will result in the development of new contracts with Universities and Delivery Partners in the UK and overseas. As well as leading the development of new contracts, the successful candidate will be expected to manage existing contracts, change control procedures, and other legal issues related to the operation of NCUK.

The successful candidate will also take a leading role in the automation of the contract lifecycle management process aimed at improving the in-house legal service to key internal stakeholders.

We offer a friendly working environment and excellent benefits, including 27 days’ annual holiday (plus Bank Holidays) and pension contributions of up to 8% of salary. We offer a hybrid working pattern, working from home and our Head Office in central Manchester. The role may involve occasional domestic travel.

How to apply

Please apply by submitting your CV to as soon as possible with a short covering message highlighting how your experience and skills meet the requirements of the job description and person specification. Your CV should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Key dates

Application Deadline:                      Wednesday 15 June 2022

Please note: Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancies if suitable candidates are found.