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Manager - Commercialisation

Posted by: CSIRO

Posted date: 2008-Jun-26

Location: Sydney

 
 
Manager - Commercialisation
CSIRO Commercialisation, Sydney or Melbourne Location
Attractive/Negotiable Salary Package
Ref. No. 2008/773



The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is one of the world's largest and most diverse and successful scientific organisations. With over 6,500 staff located in twenty research divisions and 60 sites in Australia, the Organisation has a well deserved reputation for excellence and for conducting leading research in many fields.

The Commercialisation team are currently looking for an enthusiastic individual to join a transaction-oriented and entrepreneurial team that is focused on growing our external revenues through the commercialisation of intellectual property generated by CSIRO's twenty separately managed scientific divisions.

The commercialisation team's objective is to create a diverse revenue pipeline year-on-year to maximise CSIRO's ability to generate earnings through equity transactions, milestone payments, dividends, royalties, and sale of shares.

You will be responsible for deal execution from origination to settlement and within the framework of good governance, and have sound understanding of risk / return elements of a deal. The key element of this role is to be able to facilitate deal flow by building trusted relationships with divisional management teams and scientists; being highly responsive to the diverse commercialisation needs of the organisation; and proactively developing external relationships with small-to-medium enterprises, research institutes, and a range of financiers.

You will have a proven track record in one or more of the following:
  • Establishing spin-out companies and raising venture capital or private equity;
  • Establishing joint ventures with small-to-medium enterprises or large corporations;
  • Securing licence agreements and /or strategic alliances, and;

  • Participating in exit strategies such as mergers, acquisitions, or Initial Public Offerings.

The successful candidate will hold appropriate tertiary qualifications and previously worked in a commercial transaction or similar role, ideally relating to intellectual property. You will have a demonstrated ability to facilitate and lead several transaction teams simultaneously, prioritise competing demands and maintaining a flexible approach with key stakeholders whilst exercising sound commercial judgment. In addition, you will effectively build and main maintain strong relationships from a wide range of disciplines across all levels. You will also have a reputation for driving outcomes to achieve results.

An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated. This position will be located at either Sydney or Melbourne depending on experience and specific skills.

CSIRO prefers all applications to be lodged via our online careers portal . Late applications will not be accepted.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for all CSIRO positions



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Job Title Manager - Commercialisation
Job reference Management
Post Details
Posted By CSIRO
Job Function Management
Start Date
Salary
Mobile
Email csiro-careerscsiro.au
Location Sydney
Closing Date
    
Category
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Classification Areas of expertise -> IP Law -> Commercial
Industry Industry -> Science and/or Research
Location Location -> NSW - New South Wales

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