Commercialisation Manager

Reference:

MN/CO 3362001

Sector:

General & Other, Other

Salary:

£40,000 to £50,000 Per Annum

Benefits:

+ Amazing Bens & Organisation

Town/City:

Norwich

Contract Type:

Permanent

We specialise in the recruitment of high-quality candidates in the scientific sector. We have an excellent opportunity for a Commercialisation Manager for a leading organisation based in Norwich.

Salary £40,000 to £48,000 + Excellent Benefits

Commercialisation Manager’s Main Duties:

  • Drive the commercialisation and partnership agenda ensuring that the knowledge and IP created are used to deliver tangible benefits for society.
  • Assessment of research discoveries, analysis and evaluation. Advancement of those technologies through to market adoption via collaboration with industry, access to translational funds, licensing or spin out.
  • Promoting the Institute capabilities and licensing portfolio and securing collaborative research and commercialisation income.
  • Managing industry partnerships and key stakeholder relationships and facilitate visits by investors, companies and Government agencies.
  • Liaise with colleagues in the Business Development Team and with Senior management to contribute to the development of good practice in commercialisation of the Institute IP.

Commercialisation Manager’s Education/Qualifications:

  • Post graduate level qualification in a relevant scientific discipline (biology, chemistry, biotechnology, food science) or a graduate qualification and significant practical laboratory experience in a commercially focused R&D department
  • Formal project management qualification, desirable

Commercialisation Manager’s ESSENTIAL Experience

  • Good knowledge of Technology Transfer systems / processes
  • Practical understanding of product innovation and technology commercialisation processes
  • Experience in working with researchers to find commercial routes to market for knowledge / IP and have successfully led the commercialisation / implementation of technology or IP
  • Excellent written, presentation and verbal skills with the ability to communicate complex subjects clearly and to a variety of levels, including board level in major commercial organisations
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, with extensive evidence of developing highly effective collaborative working relationships

Commercialisation Manager’s Desirable NOT ESSENTIAL Experience

  • Practical knowledge of commercialisation and investment networks
  • Knowledge of PatBase, MyIP and Microsoft Dynamics CRM
  • Experience of teaching aspects of technology transfer
  • Knowledge and direct experience of the patent system, working with patent agents and recording information for management purposes
  • Experience in working with researchers to find commercial routes to market for
  • knowledge / IP and have successfully led the commercialisation / implementation of
  • technology or IP
  • Experience of initiating, planning and managing projects
  • Experience of intellectual property issues in a research environment

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