Head of Business Development and Commercialisation

Applications Close: 15 March 2021

Salary: £51,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on qualifications and experience

Contract Length: Permanent

Are you an experienced business development professional, with a successful track record of developing relationships between researchers and commerce?

Can you work collaboratively with colleagues to create a culture of innovation, enterprise and entrepreneurship?

Are you motivated by the opportunity to contribute towards our strategy of maximising the positive impacts of food on world-wide human health, by exploiting knowledge assets?

If so, we are providing an exceptional opportunity for you to play a key strategic role in the delivery of the Quadram Institute Bioscience’s (QIB) mission to deliver healthier lives for people world-wide, through innovation in gut health, microbiology and food.

QIB is a unique interdisciplinary institute working in partnership with the NHS and academia in ground-breaking ways, to maximise academic excellence and clinical expertise in working with government and industry.  Together as Quadram Institute (QI) we aim to develop evidence-based strategies to maximise positive impacts of food on health, from early life to the extension of a healthy lifespan in old age and reduce the economic and societal costs of chronic diseases.

We are seeking a well organised and motivated individual, with proven experience of developing innovation and commercialisation initiatives that will maximise income across QI.

This is an exciting time to be joining the Institute which will provide the successful applicant with opportunities to shape our innovation and commercialisation for the future.

Salary on appointment will be within the range £51,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on qualifications and experience.  This is a full-time post offered on a permanent basis.

Further information and details of how to apply can be found here or contact the Human Resources team on 01603 450462 or nbi.recruitment@nbi.ac.uk quoting reference 1004003.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sectors of society.  The Institute supports equality of opportunity within the workplace and expects all employees to share and display these values.  To support our commitment, we have a range of family, faith and diversity friendly working arrangements to help all staff achieve excellence in their area of work.

As a Disability Confident employer, we guarantee to offer an interview to all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for this vacancy.

The closing date for applications will be 15 March 2021.

The Quadram Institute Bioscience is a registered charity (No. 1058499) and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.