Portfolio and Research Funding Manager - new job in Edinburgh, UK

Portfolio and Research Funding Manager
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Edinburgh Edinburgh UK EH26 0PZ
Job Ref: BBBH126133
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Biotech/Life Sciences
Date Added: 02 March 2023
SRG are working with a leading research organisation with expertise in animal health to help them find a Portfolio and Research Funding Manager.

SRG are working with an established and leading research organisation with expertise in animal health to help them find a Portfolio and Research Funding Manager to join the team in an exciting role.

They are looking for someone with a background in microbiology/ virology/ immunology as well as experience of working in a commercial capacity.

This role is suitable for someone with a strong background and ready to take the next step in their career as well as those with direct experience in a similar role.

The company offer a great work/life balance with enhanced holidays and fantastic pension!

The Role:

  • Identify and protect new and existing intellectual property (IP) on an on-going basis and via periodic audits
  • Develop and nurture commercial relationships across different areas of the business
  • Manage and develop collaborative projects with commercial partners, funding bodies and external stakeholders to support IP and the commercial outputs of the organisation
  • Support and deliver initiatives to develop licences, assignments and spin out companies
  • Manager and take charge of contract negotiation, drafting and review with external stakeholders and partners


  • Educated to degree level in microbiology/ virology/ immunology or a related subject
  • Extensive post-grad work experience with the majority of this being within a commercial environment
  • Experience of commercial contracts, Intellectual Property (IP) and biological product lifecycles would be beneficial
  • Experience of applying for funding in either a commercial or academic setting
  • Able to build and nurture relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong communication skills and self-starter attitude

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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01/04/2023 15:53:14
GBP 35000 43000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Emma Laurenson

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