Life Sciences Research for Lifelong Health

Commercialisation Manager

Knowledge Exchange and Commercialisation

The Babraham Institute (BI) is a world-class research institution, situated at the heart of the Babraham Research Campus, near Cambridge. Our mission is to be an international leader in research focusing on basic cell and molecular biology with an emphasis on healthy ageing through the human lifecycle.  The Institute’s world leading science, state-of-the art scientific facilities, and co-location with 60 small to medium sized biotech companies on the Babraham Research Campus, mean that we are in an excellent position to translate our research into economic and societal benefit.
The Commercialisation Manager will work closely with Institute scientists to generate impact and identify avenues to translate research. This exciting role will lead on all business development and technology transfer opportunities and will also look to exploit the Institute’s strong and varied patent portfolio to generate economic impact.   These commercialisation activities are channelled through the Institute’s trading arm Babraham Institute Enterprise (BIE).   
Joining an expanding Knowledge Exchange and Commercialisation (KEC) team, the post holder will manage a Contracts Officer and a KEC Officer to assist in the delivery and development of all aspects of commercialisation from assessment through to management and implementation.
This role would suit an experienced technology transfer professional looking to take the next steps and build their career.  Applicants will have a postgraduate degree in a relevant scientific subject or equivalent experience, and will also have experience of working at a strategic level to plan and implement commercialisation projects and technology transfer activities.  Suitable candidates will have strong interpersonal skills, proactive approach and experience of building relationships with industry. Part-time working will be considered.

Salary range is £39,000 to £50,000 per annum (FTE)

Full details of the position can be found here.
On applying please quote reference CM-LF-BIE
Closing date for completed applications is midday on Monday 23rd April and interviews will be held in the week commencing the 7th May. NO AGENCIES PLEASE
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