|Salary:||£63,541 to £72,639 Band 8b pa inc depending on experience|
|Placed On:||30th January 2023|
|Closes:||22nd February 2023|
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join RM as Senior Intellectual Property and Commercial Partnerships Manager. This is a new post dedicated to the identification of NHS intellectual property (IP) and its commercialisation based at RM but working closely with the ICR Business and Innovation Office (BIO). Reporting to the RM/ICR BRC Manager, the person will, in conjunction with the RM Commercial team and the ICR BIO team, identify research within RM that has commercial potential or potential to be developed for patient benefit, provide advice to RM researchers and managers in the early stages of scoping potential collaborations and understanding IP implications and lead on contractual and commercial aspects of interactions with industry, in particular for the RM sponsored clinical research and the fast-growing field of artificial intelligence. The appointee will also be required to establish IP management processes, policies and initiatives to encourage IP creation and protection within RM. To be successful, the appointee will be required to quickly develop a good understanding of the RM’s research capabilities and commercial opportunities and be able to explain these to potential collaborators or develop them for commercial gain.
Candidates must have relevant experience within industry or the higher education sector, have a track record of leading and closing deals in the life sciences, be a strategic thinker and have leadership qualities.
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