Programme Manager: Industry Partnerships (Health Faculties)

King's College London

Job id: 079268. Wage: £61,896 – £67,229 each year, together with London Weighting Allowance.

Posted: 20 November 2023. Cut-off date: 10 December 2023.

Enterprise unit: Analysis Administration & Innovation. Division: Business Partnerships.

Contact particulars:Vassilis Georgiadis. [email protected]

Location: Guys Campus. Class: Skilled & Assist Companies.

Job description

Beneath Innovation@King’s, which brings collectively Business Partnerships, the Translational Analysis Workplace and the innovation assist features of Mental Property & Licensing as a single staff, King’s Faculty London is looking for an Business Partnerships Programme Supervisor with a main deal with the KCL Well being Schools. The Programme Supervisor is predicted to have a parallel, advert hoc deal with the KCL College of Pure, Mathematical & Engineering Sciences (NMES).

King’s is a number one UK research-intensive college, with strengths throughout a breadth of disciplines and a powerful ethos of collaborative analysis with {industry}. The submit holder will deal with the event of {industry} partnerships within the fields of life sciences & healthcare, nonetheless they are going to be required, as applicable, to additionally assist or lead actions referring to {industry} partnerships pertaining to the NMES College.

The Programme Supervisor will play a central position within the scoping, initiation, improvement and ongoing administration of strategic analysis partnerships with {industry} and different exterior organisations.  They may work with senior tutorial employees to outline precedence areas for partnership, establish and have interaction with appropriate companions, and handle ongoing relationships to make sure success. As importantly, they’re anticipated to proactively establish candidate associate organisations and purchase data of key market verticals that align with KCL analysis as goal areas for potential collaboration.

The position will kind a part of a longtime, high-performing industrial partnership and analysis improvement staff, working alongside world-class tutorial researchers and in collaboration with potential and current exterior companions.

The perfect candidate will deliver expertise of academic-industry partnership (or different related expertise) together with a background of analysis in a related area (primarily life sciences).  They may mix sturdy strategic, venture administration and analytical capabilities with diplomacy, negotiation abilities and a capability to work effectively throughout features and tutorial disciplines.

This submit will probably be provided on an indefinite contract. 

It is a full-time submit – 100% full time equal.

Key obligations

Driving a considerable improve in analysis partnerships with {industry}, by way of: 

  • Working with senior tutorial leaders to outline precedence areas for the event of {industry} partnerships. 
  • Identification of related {industry} companions and relationship-building to acquire a powerful understanding of their priorities and wishes. 
  • Growing a complete data of King’s strengths and capabilities, together with by way of collaboration with fellow Business Partnerships colleagues, TRO Managers and Analysis Growth Managers. 
  • Supporting and guiding tutorial employees in growing strategic partnerships with {industry}, together with organisation of key conferences and improvement of supplies highlighting King’s strengths focused to particular person companions. 
  • Growing and updating data of potential companions’ key software areas that align with King’s analysis capabilities. 
  • Working with the Director and different members of Business Partnerships in the direction of delivering on the outlined KPIs and wider technique of the staff.  
  • Ongoing relationship administration, together with working with different features (e.g. Contracts, IP & Licensing) to agree phrases and resolve points. 
  • Managing current partnerships to make sure efficient supply, and dealing to boost current partnerships by way of rising scale and enlargement into new areas. 

Abilities, data, and expertise

Important standards

  • Postgraduate analysis expertise in a topic related to life sciences or in engineering sciences with a cross-disciplinary thesis topic and postdoctoral analysis in utilized life sciences (for PhD holders). 
  • Expertise in and understanding of educational or {industry} R&D and demonstrable skill to map {industry} must tutorial experience. 
  • Potential to steer and contribute to complicated, tough tasks, from conception to supply. 
  • Wonderful verbal and written communication abilities. 
  • Demonstrable presentation abilities, together with skill and keenness to current to audiences of educational and {industry} specialists and different senior stakeholders, together with inside and exterior conferences. 
  • Excessive stage of numerical and knowledge analytical abilities, together with spreadsheets and databases with demonstrable proficiency in use of MS packages (e.g. capable of design complicated spreadsheets). 
  • Excessive stage of labor organisation, self-motivation, drive for efficiency and enchancment, and adaptability in method and angle, possessing resilience, dedication and diplomacy. 
  • Snug working independently and capable of construct skilled networks. 
  • Optimistic and constructive method, together with when beneath strain. 
  • Fascinating standards

  • PhD or an equal stage of expertise in a topic related to life sciences or in engineering sciences with a cross-disciplinary thesis. 
  • Expertise in improvement and administration of industry-academic analysis partnerships, or different related expertise within the {industry}/tutorial sectors, together with enterprise improvement or administration consultancy roles. 
  • Important expertise in growing strategic reviews and enterprise circumstances to assist novel analysis and know-how improvement in addition to expertise in supporting and advising/collaboratively working with others to develop enterprise circumstances or venture plans. 
  • Properly-developed management and influencing abilities with the power to inspire and contain people and groups and the power to barter in a fancy atmosphere. 
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