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Current Vacancies

We are currently recruiting for two Commercialisation Managers.

Commercialisation Manager

To help us build upon the success of the company we require an additional two Commercialisation Managers. 

About You

You will bring a proven track record of working with researchers to bring their innovation to commercial markets, through spin-outs, licensing and other agreements. To succeed you will need to work effectively with cross-disciplinary teams and forge strong relationships with commercial partners. 

For both posts a degree in a STEM subject is required, with one also needing an awareness of computer science, big data, or algorithms. In each post a PhD or MBA would be an advantage together with relevant experience and skills.

Above all, you will have a genuine passion for working with many of the UK's best scientists and engineers together with the knowledge and skills to help turn their discoveries into attractive commercial propositions.

The Role

You will enable world-class research groups to exploit their innovations as widely as possible and so benefit the UK economy.

  • To identify and research potential new markets for exciting new technology
  • Negotiate and oversee licensing agreements
  • Create and develop spin-outs
  • Post-deal management
  • Support the commercialisation agenda within MOD.

Location / Travel

The post will be based at our office in Porton Down with frequent travel required both nationally and internationally.


For an informal and confidential discussion, please speak to our advising consultant, Baljit Dhadda on 07736 880699 or 020 3906 7776, or visit  www.bd-search.co.uk to download the Application Pack.

Closing Date

6 May 2019