CMAC Industry Key Account Officer: University of Strathclyde

The Continuous Manufacturing and Advanced Crystallisation (CMAC) Hub is a world-class centre of excellence for advanced pharmaceutical manufacturing research and training. As an EPSRC Future Manufacturing Research Hub, led by the University of Strathclyde we work in close collaboration with a number of spokes at leading UK academic institutions (Bath, Cambridge, Imperial College, Leeds, Loughborough, Sheffield) and linking with international centres in the US, Europe and Far East. Working in partnership with industry, CMAC’s purpose is to transform the development and manufacture of medicines through advanced design and manufacturing technologies including the development of Digital Twins and MicroFactories. The four key pillars of CMAC’s program are to: deliver high quality manufacturing research; develop the workforce of the future through skills development and training; to drive effective translation of research into industry and, to continue to develop our world leading facilities and lab of the future infrastructure.

This post offers an exciting opportunity for an experienced administrator/coordinator, ideally with experience in a scientific area. The post holder will be the key contact between CMAC and its industry partners, and will work closely with the Technical Translation Manager and Business Development & Translation Manager, and other senior management to support industry partner engagement with the Centre to develop and sustain long-term relationships. Responsibilities include: key contact with industry partners (e.g. liaise, collate, and organise key milestones and deliverables, and KPIs), create detailed plans designed to attain predetermined goals and quotas, present and report results and emerging opportunities, design and produce communication material, and provide organisational and administrative support for the CMAC Directors.

The post holder will work with the CMAC industry team on strategic issues relating to development, management and delivery of the Centre’s collaborative programmes with industry partners. They will also co-ordinate meetings and workshops and lead preparation of relevant materials and reports. Candidates must have excellent IT, communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to organise and prioritise a busy workload using initiative. A relevant technical degree and experience of research administration in a university or company environment is desired. Some travel to events in UK and worldwide is likely with this role.

This is an exciting and challenging position which will provide an ambitious and committed candidate with valuable experience within an International leading Research Centre providing a multi-disciplinary, multi-site university and industry collaborative research environment. Though the position is initially fixed term, there may be opportunity for extensionThe role can also be done remotely (non lab based CMAC staff still currently home working) with time required on site occasionally.

Strathclyde is strongly people orientated, we are happy to discuss flexible working or any other adjustments needed for the role.  Please reach out to Industry Director Massimo Bresciani ( for any informal queries, we would be delighted to talk with you.

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Closing date: 
Monday, January 31, 2022
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