University Partnerships Manager

University Partnerships Manager- Life Science Reagents*

Contract: Permanent, full time

Salary: £38k - £50k (dependant on experience) + excellent benefits

Location: London, Angel (with flexibility for home working)

We will be reviewing and inviting suitable candidates to interview as they apply, so please do not delay your application to avoid disappointment.

Are you a self-motivated and sharp minded individual with a passion for science and experience of Business Development that can help us beat cancer sooner?

Ximbio is the world’s largest non-profit technology transfer organisation dedicated exclusively to research reagents. Ximbio forms part of Cancer Research UK, the world’s largest independent cancer research funding organisation, which funds research in excess of $500M annually. Ximbio is part of Cancer Research UK Commercial Partnerships (formerly Cancer Research Technology) where it has partnered with and commercialises the research reagents of more than 70 universities, technology transfer offices and research organisations worldwide.

Our mission is to make research reagents such as mouse models, cell lines, antibodies, small molecules, proteins, etc. developed in academia around the world easily available to researchers and life science companies to accelerate research. Ximbio is based in London with a satellite office in Boston, USA, with plans to expand further.

The Ximbio University Partnerships Manager role would be ideal for a life science graduate with a PhD (or relevant experience) and experience of commercial life science licensing in a technology transfer role. The post holder will be expected to:

Manage existing and new university partnerships worldwide
Develop new business leads with life science reagent supply companies, pharma and biotech, including contract negotiation and execution of new commercial deals
Full contract/license management of key accounts
Training of junior members of the business development and product acquisition teams
To see a full job description please click here.

What we can offer you:

A wonderful culture where everyone feels valued
25 days leave per annum with the option to buy 5 extra days
Excellent pension scheme
Life assurance
Season ticket loan
Volunteering opportunities
Fantastic work/life balance and flexible working
Please submit a cover letter with your CV as part of your application.

*internally known as Business Development Manager

At CRUK we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to beat cancer sooner.

Please note, from October 2019, our head office will be relocating from Islington to a new office space in Stratford, close to the Olympic Park.

Application Instructions: 
Application Closing Date: 
26 May