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Senior Manager, Intellectual Property

Our client is a leading firm in the higher education industry

Job No: 2391      |       Advertised on: 2022-09-21      |       CIC: Jaclyn Tan      |       Reg. No: R1104237
Job Location(s): West (eg: Queenstown, Jurong, Clementi, Tuas)

  JOB DESCRIPTION Our client is actively searching for a Senior Manager/ Manager , Intellectual Property to join their team!
If you are a dynamic individual seeking a new career opportunity, read further!

The candidate will report to Assistant Director within the Innovation and Technology Transfer (ITT) Division. He/she is responsible for supporting Technology Transfer for the university, namely, managing the Intellectual Property (IP) portfolio including protecting and valuing the IP, structuring the IP licensing deals and negotiations, as well as managing agreements and database.  

The responsibilities of this role are:
  • Implement the Technology Disclosure Framework to manage technology disclosures and IP filings
  • Implement strategies and policies to promote innovation and use of University’s IP
  • Perform prior art searches, including liaise with external IP firms on IP searches and filings
  • Negotiate and secure research collaboration and IP licensing agreements
  • Maintain an IP Management System.
  • Engage industry partners on research collaboration and IP licensing
  • Organise IP awareness and education sessions, as well as support academic staff and colleagues on IP matters; and
  • Work on strategic cross-divisional initiatives and University-wide planning. 

The ideal candidate will need to have the following qualities and experience:
  • Strong knowledge and vast experience in Intellectual Property (IP) Management;
  • A good degree in Science and Technology;
  • Experience in handling collaboration agreements and licensing negotiations;
  • Enjoy working closely with industry, academic staff and students in an Institute of Higher Learning;
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and collaboratively within a team;
  • Able to multi-task and work in a fast-moving environment;
  • Possess strong analytical skills with an eye-for-details; and
  • Have good persuasive writing, communication and interpersonal skills.

An exciting career awaits the right candidate! Click "Quick Apply" to register your interest now.

All applicants' CV will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  SALARY Negotiable


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