Commercialisation Manager

Applications are invited for a Commercialisation Manager to join the Business Development (BD) team at Quadram Institute Bioscience (QIB), based in Norwich, UK.

The role:

The main purpose of this exciting role will be to manage research-derived IP, establish commercialisation strategies and support the development of an entrepreneurial culture within the Institute. The successful candidate will be a key member of the BD team, driving the commercialisation agenda of Quadram Institute Bioscience and ensuring the knowledge and IP created are used to deliver tangible benefits for society.

The ideal candidate:

This role provides an opportunity for a commercially focused individual with excellent interpersonal and influencing skills, to apply and develop their commercial collaboration skills in a unique national and international marketplace. Candidates should have a post graduate level qualification in a relevant scientific discipline, however applicants with significant laboratory experience in a commercially focused R&D department will also be considered.

Candidates must have experience in working with researchers to find commercial routes to market for technology / IP and have successfully led the commercialisation / implementation of technology or IP. Understanding product innovation and technology commercialisation processes is essential as is establishing collaborative research opportunities. Candidates must also be willing to travel extensively both within and outside of the UK.

Additional information:

Salary on appointment will be within the range £41,000 to £47,000 per annum depending on qualifications and experience. This is a full-time post offered on a permanent basis.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sectors of society. The Institute supports equality of opportunity within the workplace and expects all employees to share and display these values. To support our commitment, we have a range of family, faith and diversity friendly working arrangements to help all staff achieve excellence in their area of work.

As a Disability Confident employer, we guarantee to offer an interview to all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for this vacancy.

About the Quadram Institute:

The Quadram Institute is a new interdisciplinary research institute dedicated to understanding how food and microbes interact to promote health and prevent disease. Its mission is to deliver healthier lives through innovation in gut health, microbiology and food. A partnership between Quadram Institute Bioscience, the University of East Anglia, the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and BBSRC, it brings together scientists and clinicians in a state-of-the-art building on the Norwich Research Park. This is one of Europe’s largest centres of life sciences and home of the John Innes Centre and The Earlham Institute. (https://quadram.ac.uk/).

The closing date for applications will be 15 March 2021.

The Quadram Institute Bioscience is a registered charity (No. 1058499) and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Application Instructions: 

For further information and details of how to apply, please visit our website https://jobs.quadram.ac.uk or contact the Human Resources team on 01603 450462 or nbi.recruitment@nbi.ac.uk quoting reference 1004004.

Application Closing Date: 
15 March