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Commercialisation Director / Manager (Life Sciences), Cambridge Enterprise

September 26th, 2017 · No Comments · Job Listings (Expired)

Commercialisation Director / Manager (Life Sciences)

Do you want to play a leading role in commercialising the ideas of world-class academic researchers?

  • Salary: a competitive package is offered, depending on experience
  • Based at the Hauser Forum, West Cambridge Site, Cambridge

 If you’re passionate about the possibilities science offers to improve human health and create significant commercial value, we’d like to talk with you.

Cambridge Enterprise bridges the worlds of academia and industry and commercialises research from the University of Cambridge.  Working with us means making a difference to people’s lives by helping to get life-changing medicines, diagnostics and devices to patients and building new technology businesses.

Cambridge Enterprise attracts top minds to work within an outcome-focused, collaborative, dynamic and highly autonomous environment.

The role:

The Commercialisation Director/ Manager (depending on seniority) will lead on the development and commercialisation of a diverse portfolio of innovations through licensing or spin-out creation.

Based at the heart of Europe’s most successful innovation cluster working with world class academics, funders, licensees and investors you will help make a difference in the world.

Your skills:

You have a broad knowledge across a variety of life sciences, a PhD and experience in a commercial environment, together with proven skills in commercialising intellectual property.

You have excellent organisation skills and can handle and prioritise a portfolio of projects on an ongoing basis. You are an excellent communicator, team worker and commercial negotiator. A demonstrable track record of commercial transactions is desirable.


We offer a stimulating environment, surrounded by cutting-edge research, working alongside some of the most experienced commercialisation professionals in the world.

We offer a competitive salary with performance related pay, generous holiday, a University pension and a flexible working environment.

A full Job Description and Person Specification are available here.

Closing date: midday Monday 16 October 2017

Interview Date: Thursday 26 October 2017

How to apply:

Please apply online via our website:



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