Graincorp Careers – Manager

Website GRDC

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop commercialisation strategies and structures suitable for the deployment of GRDC research outputs and Intellectual Property.
  • Negotiate commercialisation deals and agreements.
  • Build and maintain strong collaborations with GRDC Investment Managers and other internal stakeholders. The focus of this role will be on Crop Protection and Biosecurity.
  • Reports to the Head of Businesses Development and Commercialisation and part of a highly performing team of 5, based across Australia.
  • Identify and develop commercialisation opportunities from GRDC’s R&D portfolio, for maximum adoption and industry impact.
  • Build and maintain strong external networks including growers, research partners, investors, other RDCs, technology transfer offices and private sector industry participants.
  • Actively leverage GRDC’s Agtech innovation initiatives, including the GrainInnovate VC fund and incubation and accelerator programs.

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience of commercial principles including finance, brand management, IP management, licensing and deal development
  • Strong commercial acumen including the ability to succinctly analyse the merits of commercial opportunities
  • Strong analytical skills and the capacity to leverage off external expertise and think strategically, including the ability to provide sound commercial advice.
  • Experience working in Crop Protection and/or Biosecurity is well regarded
  • Degree in Agriculture or relevant Science discipline is well regarded
  • Degree in Business or Commerce is well regarded.

Job Details:

Company: GRDC

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Canberra, Australia

Application Deadline: N/A

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