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LBIC Head of Business Development

LBIC

Location:  Camden (King's Cross, London)
Salary:  £57,693 to £66,289 Per Annum Including London Weighting
Permanent / Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 04 April 2021
Interview Date:  Wednesday 14 April 2021
Reference:  RVB-0271-20A

London BioScience Innovation Centre (LBIC)

With a history of 20 years, the London BioScience Innovation Centre (LBIC) provides state of the art laboratory facilities and services to over 50 companies located at the heart of London’s thriving Life Sciences sector. The Centre is owned by the prestigious Royal Veterinary College (RVC) and is located on the College’s Camden campus. As an extremely vibrant and rapidly developing area for life sciences, it is a sought-after location for innovative companies of all sizes. Developing and expanding LBIC’s client base is a strategic opportunity and to facilitate this LBIC is looking to recruit two high calibre individuals.

Head of Business Development

This role will offer an exciting opportunity to lead a range of activities including the development of a stronger collaborative ecosystem that ensures the translation of intellectual property into new therapies, products and services for improving human and animal health. The post-holder will report to the LBIC Chief Executive, and will be expected to liaise closely with LBIC’s operations team and senior staff at the RVC, notably the Head of Knowledge Exchange and Commercialisation and Managers of the RVC’s non-clinical facilities. The successful candidate will lead LBIC’s business development and marketing activities, identifying new opportunities for commercial service provision and developing strategic partnerships with relevant businesses, academics and other stakeholders.

For the successful delivery of these tasks, you will need the confidence to lead discussions with internal and external stakeholders and will apply a collaborative approach to the delivery of these tasks, working with colleagues across LBIC and the RVC including the Research Support Office, RVC Business and other Professional Services departments, as well as academic staff and researchers.

Candidates must have experience at senior level within the biomedical industry, preferably experience of the university sector and a good understanding of bio-innovation facilities.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Professor Jonathan Elliott  jelliott@rvc.ac.uk 


 

Applicants may also be interested in our other LBIC role we are recruiting: 

Chief Executive

Location: Camden (King's Cross, London)

Salary will reflect the scale of the role and the experience of the successful candidate  

Permanent / Full Time

Closing Date: 04 April 2021

Interview Date: 15 April 2021

Reference: RVB-0023-21

You will have responsibility for providing strategic leadership at the London BioScience Innovation Centre (LBIC), growing its reputation and ensuring efficient and seamless services are provided to clients and partners. By working closely with the RVC Vice Principal for Research and Innovation you will devise business and operational strategies, including sourcing or applying for external funding, that facilitate the growth of LBIC both on and off site, whilst ensuring complementarity to the RVC’s academic research and teaching missions and positioning the RVC as a leading higher education institute in collaborative working with business and enterprise.

For the successful delivery of these tasks, you will need the confidence to lead discussions with internal and external stakeholders and will apply a collaborative approach to the delivery of these tasks, working with colleagues across LBIC and the RVC including the Research Support Office, RVC Business and other Professional Services departments, as well as academic staff and researchers.

Candidates must have experience at senior level within the biomedical industry, preferably experience of the university sector and a good understanding of bio-innovation facilities.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Professor Jonathan Elliott  jelliott@rvc.ac.uk 

To apply for the role of CEO – please apply by following the link https://jobs.rvc.ac.uk/vacancies.aspx 



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The RVC values diversity and is committed to the equality of opportunity. Balancing both the needs of the business with those of our staff, we will consider applications to work on a flexible basis where possible.


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