Senior Commercialisation Manager

Victoria university of wellington - Kelburn
new offer (06/08/2020)

job description

Location:
Kelburn
Type:
Temporary
Post Date:
Fri Jun 19 06:
41:
47 2020
Ref:
00001
About usWe are Wellington UniVentures - Victoria University of Wellington?s commercialisation office. As part of the university, Wellington UniVentures aims to be the acknowledged leader in successfully taking Wellington?s knowledge to the world. We are deeply connected to the University?s research, converting it into valuable outcomes and capabilities that sustainably grow our region and change lives. We?re proud that this is an exciting place to work and we are looking someone who has the vitality and attitude to join us on our journey.The opportunityThis is a fixed-term role through to 2nd April 2021. You will be involved across the whole IP commercialisation process, specifically pharmaceutical sciences, and play a part in educating and inspiring academics, researchers, and students in regard to the personal and professional benefits of commercialising innovation. You?ll maintain excellent working relationships with Victoria University of Wellington faculty and academics to promote engagement, develop invention disclosure opportunities and increase commercial acumen as well as negotiating commercialisation deals with the Wellington UniVentures IP Pipeline, including licensing, commercial contracts and start-up investments.You?ll be participating in and getting the best out of national, regional, and local commercialisation initiatives within pharmaceutical sciences, utilising networks such as KiwiNet, Return on Science, MRCF, and the technology incubators amongst others.Why you?ll love it hereIn return for your experience, Wellington UniVentures can offer you fantastic benefits such as access to a wide variety of workshops for you to continue to learn and develop, subsidised onsite gym membership, free fantastic health and wellbeing events, and extra annual leave days, subsidised healthcare and truly flexible working arrangements.About you ? you?ll have:
Our perfect person will have some or all of the education, experience, and knowledge listed below
Graduate qualification in a relevant area of study (for example law, business, science, technology).
Industry experience in biotechnology or pharmaceuticals, preferably related to pre-clinical or clinical development of assets and/or pharmaceutical or medical device/diagnostic regulatory processes.
Demonstrated ability to manage consultants and contractors.
Proven experience in business development and contract negotiation.
Demonstrated ability to understand complex technologies and interpret their application in a commercial environment.
Demonstrated ability to maintain effective relationships with stakeholders, both internally and externally.
Experience in the development of business models for early-stage business.
Demonstrated experience in a role that requires well-developed negotiation skills.
Experience in sales/marketing is desirable.
Experience managing or working with structured project documentation.
Demonstrated ability to use technology to work effectively and efficiently e.G. Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
If this role sounds like you and you?re interested in joining a small, collaborative and busy team, please apply now with a cover letter and your CV ? we?d love to hear from you right away!
Role description
Important - Application Steps.
Email completed application form and cover letter to erecruit@vuw.ac.nz along with any further supporting documents stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.

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