13 days ago
  • Level Mid Level
  • Professions Account Manager, Communications Manager
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom


Location: Angel, relocating to Stratford in Oct 2019 (some home-working flex available)
Salary: Circa £30k - £35k depending on experience + benefits Contract: Permanent, full time (although 4 days per week will be considered)
Closing date: Midnight Wednesday 14th August
Are you a driven and engaging partnerships professional who can help us with the fight against cancer?
Why we need you
As a Partnerships Manager you will be responsible to engage with our with our partnered portfolio and associated external stakeholders not only to ensure compliance, but to add value to our technologies in order to maximise patient benefit derived. 
What will I be doing?
As a Partnerships Manager you will be responsible for managing a portfolio of licensing and spin-out projects and developing relationships with our partners.
Make an impact every day by:
  • Source information on each of our projects
  • Ensure compliance within your allocated portfolio
  • Accelerate delivery of patient benefit including by proactively engaging with external stakeholders to overcome any related challenges  
  • Attend to matters of finance seeking to ensure that the Charity receives all amounts due, thus allowing CRUK to invest in further research programmes in an evergreen mode
  • Provide reports and updates to the senior management and the Board
  • Be part of the team that is the point of contact for our spin-out and equity portfolio
What skills are you looking for?
You’ll be able to bring to the role:
  • A strong Life Sciences focus from a Life Sciences, Bioinformatics or Artificial Intelligence/Big Data education, ideally MSc level or higher
  • Strong internal and external relationship building and stakeholder management skills
  • Experience of managing multiple diverse projects
  • Experience with/knowledge of technology transfer, biotech/pharma or non-profit compliance is beneficial
  • Experience of interpreting and understanding contractual agreements is beneficial
Ideally, you’ll also be able to demonstrate excellent scientific knowledge, great organisational skills, and experience of collaborative and cross-functional working.
What will I gain?
Without you we wouldn’t be able to achieve our aim of seeing 3 in 4 people survive cancer by 2034. So we want to reward you in as many ways as possible. Our benefits package includes discounts on anything from travel to technology, generous holiday allowance, gym membership, childcare vouchers and much more. You’ll also be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. And ultimately you’ll know that you’ll be changing lives through your work. 
If you’re as ambitious as we are, join our collective force and enjoy an excellent career, as we save lives and add years.
Please submit your CV and cover letter through our careers pages.
At CRUK we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to beat cancer sooner.
Please note, from October 2019, our head office will be relocating from Islington to a new office space in Stratford, close to the Olympic Park.

Skills Required

  • Account Management
  • Communication
  • Management

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