Argonne National Laboratory Business Manager- IP Licensing and Commmercialization in Lemont, Illinois
At the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, our scientists and engineers conduct world-class research in clean energy, the environment, technology, national security and more to find innovative solutions for a better tomorrow. The Science and Technology Partnerships and Outreach (S&TPO) organization is one of six directorates at Argonne, and S&TPO’s mission is to catalyze partnerships, capture new opportunities, and connect our research to the innovation ecosystem to ensure U.S competitiveness, economic prosperity, and national security.
The Business Coordinator / Manager for IP and Technology Licensing role reports to S&TPO’s Director of Commercialization. This role is focused on supporting the Director and the Team of Innovation and Commercialization Managers (ICMs) with business analysis and intelligence, internal stakeholder and external vendor management, and coordination between ICM, Sponsored Research, Legal, Contracts teams. The extent of an applicant’s relevant experience will determine whether they qualify for the Coordinator or Manager level.
Business and functional support of Innovation and Commercialization Team
Business analysis of current and potential licensees to identify licensing opportunities
Assist commercialization team with management of current licensee and reviews
Help identify and pursue non-compliant licensees, manage external compliance vendors
Manage team’s pipeline prioritization and related information in the system or record
Coordinate cross-team engagements with other teams under Commercialization
Help streamline internal processes and remove internal roadblocks.
Explore new technologies and products.
Drive team meetings, agendas, tracking action items, and team’s priorities.
Minimum of 6 years as a business analyst or operations of IP licensing or tech transfer functions
Experience with business analysis, valuation of technologies or IP, licensing audits
Financial acumen and ability to extract trends from limited technical and business information
Experience in cross-functional technical and business teams and management by influence
Strong organizational, communication, and presentations skills
Technical degree or relevant work experience in technical or science fields, MBA a plus.
Professional Technical (PT)
Business Development/Tech Transfer 4
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