Technology Transfer Business Manager: Guy’s and St Thomas’

Guy’s and St Thomas’ is among the UK’s busiest and most successful NHS foundation trusts. We provide a full range of hospital and community services for people in Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham, as well as specialist care for patients from further afield including cancer, renal, orthopaedic and cardiovascular services.

Guy’s is home to the largest dental school in Europe and a £160 million Cancer Centre opened in 2016. As part of our commitment to provide care closer to home, in 2017 we also opened a cancer centre and a kidney treatment centre at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup. St Thomas’ has one of the largest critical care units in the UK and one of the busiest emergency departments in London. It is also home to Evelina London Children’s Hospital.

The commitment of our 17,100 staff is key to our success. We are one of the largest local employers and we aim to develop and support all our staff so they are able to deliver high quality, safe and efficient care. The 2018 NHS staff survey results show that we have one of the most engaged and motivated workforces in the NHS. We know this has a positive impact on the care provided to our patients.

The purpose of this role is to support and facilitate the transfer and commercialisation of cardiovascular medical research for clinical impact. The research being undertaken in the MIC focuses on addressing unmet medical need in the field of cardiovascular disease, specifically around five themes: Atherosclerosis, Cardiac Arrhythmias, Heart Failure, Structural Heart Disease and Paediatric Heart Disease. There are currently a number of projects being undertaken utilising a broad range of technologies and approaches.

The post holder will focus their expertise on facilitating the development, clinical translation and implementation of new technologies in the field of cardiovascular disease. This role will be pivotal in identifying technology opportunities, nurturing these and their collaborative elements whilst determining the best route for the progression of such technologies including ensuring the protection of intellectual property. They will also have line management responsibility for the MIC Project Manager.

The Technology Transfer Business Manager has a key role in advising and influencing stakeholders involved with the MIC, within the School and GSTT about options to translate and develop a broad range of health technologies, commercialise innovations and facilitate links between the NHS/Researchers and Industry. The Technology Transfer Business Manager will develop mechanisms to facilitate innovation across these interfaces with the aim of enabling “bench -to- bedside -to- boardroom” technological solutions.

For Further Details

Ben Soffer, Head of Strategic Partnerships KCL & GSTT, ben.soffer@kcl.ac.uk

Amedeo Chiribiri, Reader in Cardiovascular Imaging and Consultant Cardiologist,  amedeo.chiribiri@kcl.ac.uk

Closing Date :  5th January 2020 at Midnight

Interview Date: 22nd January 2020

Closing Date: 5th January 2020

Salary: 
£44,347
£50,549
Closing date: 
Sunday, January 5, 2020