IP & Licensing Manager

London (Greater) (GB)
£56,060 - £64,405 per annum, inclusive of London Weighting Allowance
Wednesday, 3 March 2021
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 28 March 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent

King's College London is seeking 2 Intellectual Property (IP) & Licensing Managers.  To attract the best talent we would welcome applications from those wishing to work full- or part-time and we are open to discussing the possibility of job sharing. The IP & Licensing team responsible for the identification, prosecution, marketing and transaction of IP assets arising from research undertaken at King's College London. We are particularly interested in candidates with knowledge of psychiatry, psychology, neuroscience and mental health and the field of digital therapeutics aswell as those with more general life science experience.

The IP & Licensing Managers will work with academic staff to ensure that intellectual property is identified, managed, translated and/or commercialised to produce impactful outcomes.

A key part of the roles will be resolving complex due diligence, monitoring and commercialization issues that require detailed analysis of technical, contractual, stakeholder and commercial factors. The innovation ecosystem at King's is a complex system so the successful candidates will need to be comfortable working in a dynamic network of other members of the IP & Licensing team, colleagues throughout the King's innovation ecosystem, research teams, internal and third party patent and legal management specialists and commercial partners.

Successful candidates will be expected to plan, execute and report on their activities at a very high performance standard, reporting directly to the Director of IP & Licensing.

The ideal candidate will bring significant experience of IP management and commercialization.  He/she will combine strong strategic and project management capabilities with diplomacy, negotiation skills and an ability to work to exceptional quality standards in delivering performance.