Would you like to be part of a successful team developing research and technologies through collaborations with business? Join us and contribute to generating major impact across one of the World’s leading universities. Are you a highly motivated individual with a passion for research and technology? Would you like to develop a career in business development, relationship management and technology transfer? If so, we have the perfect...
Date posted 22 July 2019
Closing date 20 August 2019
LocationSouth Kensington Campus(map)
Position typeFull time, permanent
Salary£46,762 – £56,526 plus benefits
Category Professional / Support Services / Other
Would you like to be part of a successful team developing research and technologies through collaborations with business? Join us and contribute to generating major impact across one of the World’s leading universities.
Are you a highly motivated individual with a passion for research and technology? Would you like to develop a career in business development, relationship management and technology transfer? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you, join us in supporting Imperial’s research collaborations with business.
Imperial values collaborative research that combines real-world business challenges with academic curiosity and research rigour to deliver tangible benefits for society. Working in partnership with industry to increase academic engagement in collaborative research and commercialisation lies at the heart of the College’s enterprising ecosystem.
Imperial is a leader in industry-university collaborations and technology transfer and you will be an integral member of Imperial’s Enterprise Division, working with leading global companies (major sponsors are Shell, Rolls Royce, BP, GSK, Dyson, ABB, Lilly, JLR etc.) and our world class researchers to develop research and technologies through collaboration and commercialisation.
Duties and responsibilities
As a service provider to the Faculty of Engineering supporting academics in their interactions with industry and commercialisation activities, your main duties will include:
· Managing industry partnerships and key stakeholder relationships;
· Promoting College’s research capabilities and securing collaborative research and commercialisation income;
· Assessment of research discoveries, analysis and evaluation, and advancement of those technologies through to market adoption via collaboration with industry, access to translational funds, licensing or spin out;
To be successful in this role you will have experience in relationship and/or project management combined with technical knowledge which will be used to converse with experts in both corporate and university environments, across the subject domains of the faculty. Strategic and analytical mindset, strong delivery focus, excellent communication skills coupled with an understanding of the academic environment, product innovation and technology commercialisation processes are also essential.
This career opportunity will maximise to the full your experience and interest in roles such as Business Development Manager, Business Development Executive, Relationship Manager, Corporate Partnerships Executive, Corporate Relationship Manager, Strategic Relationship Manager, Research and Business Partnership Manager within the technology, pharmaceutical, software, chemicals, higher education, government sectors or similar.
Closing date: Tuesday 20th August 2019 (midnight BST)
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