Project Manager - Intellectual Property

Project Manager - Intellectual Property

Job Title: Project Manager - Intellectual Property
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £45000 - £570000 per annum + bonus
Reference: 894713_1524555871
Contact Name: Aleysha Armstrong
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 24, 2018 08:44

Job Description

Are you a Project Manager with an engineering/technology background and an understanding of intellectual property? Are you someone that enjoys working in a ground-breaking research environment? If so, this role may be for you

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic international team that specialise in innovation and future technologies. You will be joining in a period of change so will have the opportunity to manage and implement new policy processes relating to intellectual property (IP). You will work with a range of external and internal stakeholders to develop these. You will be responsible for refreshing the infrastructure around how the company mange IP in the future and rebuilding the network of technical experts and other stakeholders.


~ To Coordinate, together with the Patent Attorneys & Legal teams, the management of patent filings, patent monitoring and assessment, assist with the preparation of oppositions, managing the inventions portfolio.
~ Lead the organisation of the national IP protection committee
~ Contribute to the design of the IP strategy and policy
~ Conduct analysis of IP status and provide recommendations
~ Assess potential and cost of litigation actions (together with Legal and Patent Attorneys)
~ Provide strategic advice to other teams such as Commercial, Engineering, Legal and Procurement
~ Participate in complex negotiations (e.g. licensing, contracts, patent infringements)
~ Manage the setup of (strategic) partnerships with key technology centres of competencies in UK
~ Provide status and overview of technology partnerships in to Head of IP and Innovation panel

Successful candidates will have/be:

~ Relevant technical experience gained from a similar industry such as aerospace, high tech defence, communications
~ Capability to assess the implication of IP decisions for the company
~ The ability to manage internal and external stakeholders at a senior level.
~ Ability to work within an international environment
~ Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
~ Self-motivation, curiosity, resilience
~ Engineering/technology background
~ Experience of managing Intellectual Property - you don't need to be an expert

Title: Intellectual Property Manager
Pay Range & Bens: £45k - £57k, + bonus, pension, flexi-time
Location: Bristol or Hitchin

If you are a good match then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

Please Note: Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level. Flexibility for some travel (both UK and internationally) will be required within the role.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency (perm). These roles are permanent positions.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.