Commercial Manager Horizon Scanning

14 Mar 2017
11 Apr 2017
Alex Ronald
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type
This is an outstanding opportunity for the very best engineers to become part of an incredibly exciting international engineering business. We aim to provide creative engineering solutions to complex problems where precision and speed of deployment are critical.
Pioneering engineering, research and test services to the automotive, defence, aerospace and rail sectors.

Horizon Scanning Commercial Manager looking for an exciting next step in your career?

This position will be within our Horizon Scanning team. The purpose of this team is developing an R&D portfolio to develop the next generation of commercial products and services
The goal of this R&D is to deliver the competencies, technologies and skills that will be required to ensure our long-term success.

Supporting the development of long-term technology roadmaps.
Support Horizon Scanning strategy by building market knowledge and a high level of understanding of relevant market sectors.
Developing internal and external relationships in support of research engagement.
Support the generation of cross-departmental, cross-disciplinary collaborative research opportunities through networking, running workshops etc.
Developing and delivering research proposals up to contract award.
Reviewing current intellectual property portfolio and implementing appropriate commercialisation strategies.
Monitoring ongoing research and commercial projects for early identification of intellectual property opportunities.
Working closely with the in-house legal department and external counsel during the review and drafting of relevant agreements, patent applications, licenses etc.
Seek licensees for the innovations and intellectual property and negotiate the deals which form the basis of the licences from start to conclusion.

Over 5 years' experience of developing research proposals and a proven track record of winning new technology related contracts.
Significant experience directly related to intellectual property rights commercialisation.
Significant technical experience from within the automotive sector or related supply chains or a university.
Developing research proposals and a proven track record of winning new technology related contracts.

Horizon Scanning Commercial Manager
Salary NEG DEP on Experience

Essential qualifications for the role include;
A relevant engineering or science degree (2.1 or above).
Recognised IP qualification (diploma level or above).
Preferred qualifications would include;
Masters degree or PhD

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability to Alex Ronald MREC.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.
Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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