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Reference: 84077

Date Added: 13 May 2022
Closing Date: 30 May 2022

Job Title: Bids and Contracts Manager

Working For: Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

Location: Hybrid (Home/London Office)

Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 per annum depending on skills and experience

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

• In coordination with the Senior Bids Manager and in consultation with other relevant RUSI teams, assisting with the production of high-quality research bid submissions
• Managing communications to ensure that those involved in a bid are aware of the evaluation criteria, key themes, and other important information including deadlines
• Preparing and checking research project budgets
• Compiling and maintaining up to date research bid support documents such as Duty of Care policy, Risk Assessments, Quality Assurance procedures, and other support documents that are regularly required from funders in the UK and overseas
• Providing information about RUSI that is required for bids, including organisation details, registration certificates, bye laws, copies of insurance policies, organisational structure, and financial information such as latest audited accounts.
• Having access to RUSI’s many funding portals in order to assist with notifying teams of funding opportunities and manage and submit completed bids
• Establishing strong relationships with all research teams in London, Brussels and Nairobi - in particular working closely with the Project Officers/Project Managers, Finance team and In-House Solicitor at the contract stage
• Participating in regular Research Committee and Research Ethics Committee meetings as required
• Reviewing draft contracts with the funding organisation(s), partners and subcontractors, where applicable, and feeding back comments and suggested amendments; bringing any potential issues in those contracts to the attention of the Chief Operating Officer and/or In-house solicitor and potentially negotiating those issues with the third party

Closing Date: 30 May 2022

Interview/Start Dates

We may appoint before closing date

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