Lead negotiations with funders on behalf of the academic community. Drafting, reviewing and negotiating of awards, tenders, collaboration agreements, contracts for services, clinical trials, incoming MTAs. Dealing with intellectual property, publication and pricing issues primarily with funding from commercial companies and the EU. Highlighting and providing advice on ethics and governance issues and acting as liaison with the NHS. Providing advice to PIs on FEC and electronic submission procedures. Checking and authorising applications to non standard commercial funders. Complete setup paperwork for non standard funders for award processing.