Senior Business Manager – Translation (Maternity cover): The Francis Crick Institute

Job title:          Senior Business Manager – Translation (Maternity cover)             

Location:          The Francis Crick Institute, Midland Road, London

Contract:          Fixed-term (maternity cover up to 12 months), Full-time

Salary:             Competitive with benefits, subject to skills and experience

Vacancy ID:      14909  


Short summary


This is a senior role within Translation with responsibility for independently delivering high quality technical insight when supporting researchers in relation to identification of science that has the potential for patient impact. It also requires facilitating and supporting the translation and commercialisation of that science including the identification and securing of intellectual property (IP) protection, funding opportunities and delivery of commercial licenses and spinouts.


The role includes the provision of advice to researchers on all aspects of translation and IP management and commercialisation. We wish to expand the expertise in the team in the areas of technologies, software and medtech. The successful candidate will manage their own portfolio projects and technologies under development and is expected to undertake appropriate negotiations to ensure that any activity shall maximise impact and speed of health benefit.


The successful candidate will have all encompassing experience in translational science management or technology transfer in a medical or physical science discipline.


About us

The Francis Crick Institute is a biomedical discovery institute dedicated to understanding the fundamental biology underlying health and disease. Its work is helping to understand why disease develops and to translate discoveries into new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, stroke, infections, and neurodegenerative diseases.

An independent organisation, its founding partners are the Medical Research Council (MRC), Cancer Research UK, Wellcome, UCL (University College London), Imperial College London and King’s College London.

The Crick was formed in 2015, and in 2016 it moved into a new state-of-the-art building in central London which brings together 1500 scientists and support staff working collaboratively across disciplines, making it the biggest biomedical research facility under in one building in Europe.

The Francis Crick Institute will be world-class with a strong national role. Its distinctive vision for excellence includes commitments to collaboration; developing emerging talent and exporting it the rest of the UK; public engagement; and helping turn discoveries into treatments as quickly as possible to improve lives and strengthen the economy.


  • If you are interested in applying for this role, please apply via our website.
  • The closing date for applications is 25 October 2020 at 23:45.
  • All offers of employment are subject to successful security screening and continuous eligibility to work in the United Kingdom.
Closing date: 
Sunday, October 25, 2020
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