Commercialisation Manager (AISC Project)

University of Leeds
April 07, 2024
Offerd Salary:£37,099 - £44,263
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Commercialisation Manager (AISC Project) Salary: Grade 7 (£37,099 - £44,263 p.a. depending on experience)

This role will be based on the university campus, with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner. We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements.

The Artificial Intelligence Super Connector (AISC) project is a collaboration between the Universities of Leeds, Imperial College, Liverpool and York and aims to aid researchers at the forefront of AI discovery research to create tomorrow's technology start-up and scale-up leaders, solving significant societal challenges through the commercial application of state- of-the-art AI.

We are seeking a pro-active and self-motivated individual to join the University's Commercialisation Team as Commercialisation Manager for the AISC project. This is an exciting new role that will have responsibility for University of Leeds' day-to-day operational delivery of the project as well as supporting with the identification of new AI venture opportunities in the health, sustainability, climate change, robotics and autonomous systems and security applications sectors. The role will also ensure that the AISC programme objectives and outputs integrate effectively with the University's broader commercialisation activities.

You will have a degree in Physical Sciences, Computing or Engineering combined with a strong interest in and/or knowledge of the commercial development of early stage technological/scientific opportunities. You will also have significant experience of co-ordinating and supporting projects involving multiple stakeholders.

You will have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport at all levels of an organisation, work to tight deadlines and take a flexible approach to your work. You will be well-organised, have strong planning and organisation skills with practical implementation focused on ensuring that programme objectives are driven forward.

What we offer in return:

  • 26 days holiday plus 16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – that's 42 days a year!
  • Generous pension scheme options plus life assurance.
  • Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.
  • Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and much more.
  • Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.
  • And much more!

    To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

    Name: Luke Watson, Ventures Manager

    Email: [email protected]

    Location: Leeds - Main Campus

    Faculty/Service: Professional Services School/Institute: Research & Innovation Service Section: Commercialisation & Contracts Category: Professional & Managerial Grade: Grade 7 Salary: £37,099 to £44,263 per annum Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Fixed Term (24 months to complete specific time limited work.) Release Date: Wednesday 06 March 2024 Closing Date: Sunday 07 April 2024 Reference: CSRIS1322

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