Current vacancies

Please see below details of current vacancies within LBIC/RVC:

Receptionist (part time)

Location:  Camden / Kings Cross, London
Salary:  £21,092 to £23,262 per annum including London Weighting
Closing Date:   Tuesday 27 August 2019
Interview Date:   Wednesday 11 September 2019
Reference:   RVB-0156-19

The London BioScience Innovation Centre (LBIC) is London’s premier bio incubator.  LBIC provides state of the art laboratory and office space for bioscience related companies.  The Centre is owned and run by the Royal Veterinary College and is situated at the College’s Camden campus. The Centre currently supports over 60 companies.

We invite applicants for a part time receptionist role, 2 days per week (16 hours). One of the days must be a Friday however we are open to negotiation on the second day and can be flexible.

The role involves providing front of house support to all LBIC client companies, answering all calls through the main switchboard, greeting visitors to site, post handling and occasionally dealing with engineers and contractors, as well as other administrative duties.

Previous experience of reception work or within a customer service role is essential.

Applicants with any questions can contact Roo Goodwin, Administration Manager on 020 7691 1122 (ext 247) or ruthgoodwin@rvc.ac.uk

We offer a generous reward package..

For further information and to apply please visit the RVC jobs website.

Research and Business Contracts Manager / Trainee Manager

Research Support Office
Salary:  £45,794 to £58,601 per annum, inclusive of London weighting, (£34,650 to £44,315 if appointed at Trainee Manager level)
Closing Date:   Tuesday 27 August 2019
Interview Date:   Monday 09 September 2019
Reference:   RVB-0109-19A

We are seeking an experienced Research and Business Contracts Managers to join the team within the Research Office. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a prestigious, research-intensive university alongside colleagues in research support, Knowledge Exchange (KE) and RVC Business – the College’s commercial arm. The latter operates the London Bioscience Innovation Centre (LBIC) and has close ties to pharmaceutical, animal health and biotechnology businesses internationally, providing scope for considerable variety in the day-to-day work of the appointee.

The appointee will also be responsible for the review and negotiation of contracts covering grants from UK Research Councils and awards for contract research and consultancy as directed by the Head of Research Contracts and Due Diligence, and will act as the dedicated College’s Research and Business Contracts Manager. The Research and Business Contracts Manager will also assist the Head of Research Contracts and Due Diligence in the training of staff and students in relation to effective practice in the protection of intellectual property, consultancy, commercial research, and the building of sustainable relationships with the RVC’s strategic partners in business, government and the third sector. 

The post is full-time open ended, if the candidate is appointed at Trainee Manager level (Grade 6) it is expected that the post holder will complete training within a minimum period of a year and be appointed to the Business Research Contracts Manager role at Grade 7 subject to successful completion of training and satisfactory performance.

Applicants will be educated to first degree level in a life science or legally related discipline and have experience in a contract negotiation or academic KE position. A good grasp of UK contract law, including its structure, terminology and practice, is essential. Demonstrable skills in the delivery of professional presentations and representing the organisation externally will also be valuable in this role.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Zareen Saleem, Head of Research Contracts and Due Diligence, on (020) 3905 4779 or email: zsaleem@rvc.ac.uk 

For further information and to apply please visit the RVC jobs website.

RVC Business Contracts Manager

RVC Business
Location:  Camden
Salary:  £45,794 to £58,601 per annum including London Weighting
Closing Date:   Tuesday 27 August 2019
Interview Date:   Monday 09 September 2019
Reference:   RVB-0115-19A

We are seeking an experienced Business Contracts Manager to join the team within the Research Office. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a prestigious, research-intensive university alongside colleagues in research support, Knowledge Exchange (KE) and RVC Business – the College’s commercial arm. The latter operates the London Bioscience Innovation Centre (LBIC) and has close ties to pharmaceutical, animal health and biotechnology businesses internationally, providing scope for considerable variety in the day-to-day work of the appointee.

The post-holder will assist the Head of Research Contracts and Due Diligence, and Head of RVC Business/Chief Executive of LBIC in drafting, reviewing commercial contracts relating to RVC Business including evaluating, protecting and supporting early-stage commercialization of the RVC’s intellectual property. They will support the training of staff and students in relation to effective practice in the protection of intellectual property, consultancy, commercial research, transfer of knowledge and the building of sustainable relationships with the RVC’s strategic partners in business, government and the third sector.

The appointee will also be responsible for the review and negotiation of contracts covering grants from UK Research Councils and awards for contract research and consultancy as directed by the Head of Research Contracts and Due Diligence. 
Applicants will be educated to first degree level in a life science or legal discipline and have experience in a contract negotiation or academic KE position. A good grasp of UK contract law, including its structure, terminology and practice, is essential. Demonstrable skills in the delivery of professional presentations and representing the organisation externally will also be valuable in this role.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Zareen Saleem, Head of Research Contracts and Due Diligence, on (020) 3905 4779 or email: zsaleem@rvc.ac.uk 

For further information and to apply please visit the RVC jobs website.