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Commercial Theme Leader

Job Seekers Australia Accounting & Finance Government

Job Summary

  • Redfern
  • Permanent
  • BBBH793347
  • Sep 16, 2021
  • $120k - $160k
Job Description

Identify university research, technology, and expertise suitable for commercial development, for a leading Higher Education organisation.

A unique opportunity to work with one of Australia's Leading Higher Education Institutions in leadership capacity.

This opportunity offers a broad portfolio and exposure to new innovative technology and products, flexible working arrangements and work-life balance. As national leaders of Education, this organisation fosters a diverse and welcoming culture, encouraging innovation and excellence across the board.

Purpose of the role:

Reporting to the Commercialisation Manager, you will play a strategic role in identifying research, technology, and expertise suitable for commercial development. You will also promote and facilitate linkages between researchers and industry, optimising translation and commercialisation of the Organisation's research, technology, and expertise.

Key accountabilities:

  • Partner with Business Development Manager/s to identify, evaluate and develop intellectual property and expertise generated from Organisation's research for commercial opportunities and building partnerships with industry.

  • Provide high-level support and advice to researchers in order to effectively leverage their intellectual property and expertise.

  • Review and negotiate commercial environment agreements including license agreements and other related agreements to maximise outcomes from the commercialisation of organistion's Intellectual Property.

  • Develop and promote partnerships between Research Operations and key internal stakeholders ensuring the commercialisation activities of Research Operations Post-Award.

  • Develop, maintain and further strengthen effective communication, relationships and networks to increase Research Operations Post-Award vigilance and responsiveness to internal and external clients' needs, proactively building links with entrepreneurs, investors, industry and various state and federal funding bodies.

  • Implement strategies to strengthen the entrepreneurial culture at the organisation including through workshops, seminars and training programs.

Essential requirements:

  • Extensive experience in commercial partnerships position.

  • Expereince in market validation, proof of concept development and productisation of IP.

  • Intellectual Property Protection experience is essential.

  • Experience in technology, engineering or physical science is essential.

  • University experience is highly desirable.

  • Contracts management and negotiation experience desirable.


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Vanessa Wilson
  • Consultant | Government
  • +61 (0)2 8986 3154