Intellectual Property and Commercialisation Manager

Recruitment Genius
04 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
This company is a rapidly growing innovation management consultancy specialising in the commercialisation of science, engineering and technology.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a great team of professionals and one that would suit anyone with the required skills and experience who has a desire to achieve professional excellence in a fast-paced business to business consultancy services environment.

This role is required to undertake innovation management activities related to science, technology and engineering research and product development projects. You will provide strategic insights to inform decision-making, commercialisation and dissemination strategies.

- Project manage EU and UK collaborative research and development projects where this consultancy is involved as a partner
- Determine the attributes of a successful product/service and evaluate it's ability to succeed in the market place
- Ensure the appropriate management of projects' foreground results and handle the intellectual property arising from projects
- Maximise value from research and development projects, including recommendations on IP management, partnerships, licensing, selection of appropriate distributors etc
- Undertake intellectual property audits and draft appropriate strategies
- Develop suitable commercialisation and exploitation strategies and action plans to maximise client / project success (e.g. using strategic tools such as PESTLE/SWOT, Porters 5 forces and value chain analysis)
- Author reports containing actionable recommendations and develop presentations to convey findings and recommendations to partners, clients, and stakeholders
- Represent the consultancy at relevant project management meetings (held in UK and across the EU)

Skills / Experience:
- Degree in science and technology (minimum 2:1)
- A post graduate qualification in Intellectual Property Law or relevant commercial experience gained over a period of 3-5 years
- Strong planning and organisational skills with a meticulous attention to detail
- Exceptional communication skills both written and verbal
- Proven ability to research, analyse and present technical information

This role would suit an experienced business/innovation consultant with experience of working on European Collaborative R&D projects (e.g. FP7, Horizon 2020 etc).