PROJECT ENGAGEMENT MANAGER (165706)

IBioIC seek a Project Engagement Manager to be responsible for managing the IBioIC’s Project Programme which is aimed at accelerating the commercialisation of biotechnology in Scotland.

Faculty Faculty of Science
Department/School Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences
Staff Category Administrative and Professional Services
Type of Employment Fixed-term
Working Hours Full-time

Salary range : £39,992 - £44,559 capped due to funding
FTE : 1.0 (35 hours/week)
Term : Fixed (31 July 2023)
Closing date : 11/11/2018

The University of Strathclyde hosts the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC). The Centre launched in January 2014 and Phase II funding from the Scottish Funding Council (SFC), Scottish Enterprise (SE) and Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has now been agreed through to mid-2023, with considerable additional funding from its Industrial Membership and other collaborative grants. The Centre has a growing group of paying Industry Members (currently 115) and 18 Higher Education Institute Partners. IBioIC’s key aim is to facilitate the delivery of the National Plan for Industrial Biotechnology to create a £900 million IB sector in Scotland by 2025. The Centre leads the development of the necessary projects, technologies, skills and fosters the industrial relationships and new value chains to ensure this goal is met.

The job-holder will be responsible for managing the IBioIC’s Project Programme which is aimed at accelerating the commercialisation of biotechnology in Scotland.

Applications are invited from candidates seeking a challenging role who will be qualified at degree level in a bioscience or related subject and will have relevant experience in the management of multiple stakeholders working on interdisciplinary projects, preferably within an industrial and academic environment.  

Due to the start-up nature of the Innovation Centre, the successful candidate will be flexible and willing to undertake a broad range of additional duties and responsibilities.  They will work as part of a small, dynamic team and have the ability to work independently and build effective relationships with Industry Members and Academic Partners. The post will report to the Operations Director within IBioIC.

Apply for this role.

Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Ian Archer (ian.archer@IBioIC.com).