Industry Partnerships and Commercialisation Senior Executive – Faculty of Natural Sciences : Imperial College London

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Industry Partnerships and Commercialisation Senior Executive – Faculty of Natural Sciences

Do you have significant experience in commercial deal making or licensing in a natural sciences business environment? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you, join us in supporting Imperial’s research collaborations with business and technology commercialisation activities. Imperial values collaborative research that combines real-world business challenges with academic curiosity and research rigour to deliver tangible benefits for...

 

Job listing information

Reference: PRO00216

Date posted: 11 February 2019

Closing date: 17 March 2019

 

Key information about the role

Location: South Kensington Campus(map)

Position type: Full time, permanent

Salary: £56,526 – £64,869 plus benefits

Department: Enterprise

 

Job description

Job summary

Do you have significant experience in commercial deal making or licensing in a natural sciences business environment? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you, join us in supporting Imperial’s research collaborations with business and technology commercialisation activities.

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.

 

Duties and responsibilities

As a service provider to the Faculty of Natural Sciences supporting academics in their interactions with industry and commercialisation activities, your main duties will include:

  • Promoting College’s capabilities and licensing portfolio 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;
  • Managing industry partnerships and key stakeholder relationships;

 

Essential requirements

To do this successfully, you will:

  • Have significant experience in commercial deal making or licensing in a natural sciences business environment (e.g. chemicals, materials, pharma, biotech etc) or in technology venture capital
  • Have an understanding of the academic environment, and in particular, university funding mechanisms and technology commercialisation, preferably gained through previous experience of working within HEI or industry
  • Possess a wide range of skills and aptitudes including excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Understand the academic environment, product innovation and technology commercialisation processes

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 Development Manager, Corporate Relationship Manager, Strategic Relationship Manager, Research and Business Partnership Manager, Licensing Executive and Technology Transfer Manager within the pharmaceutical, chemicals, technology, higher education, government sectors or similar.

 

Further information

This role is a full time, open-ended position.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Ivona Ryan, Executive Coordinator at i.ryan@imperial.ac.uk

To apply, visit www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs and search by the job reference PRO00216

For technical issues when applying online, please email recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

Closing date: Sunday 17th March 2019 (midnight GMT)

The College is a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published. For more information, see https://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-resear...

Salary: 
£56,526
£64,869
Closing date: 
Sunday, March 17, 2019
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