Director of Engagement and Strategic Partnerships

Ref: 4051

Queen Mary University of London

London

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Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 22/04/2019

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Queen Mary University London (QMUL) and Barts Health NHS Trust have embarked on ‘Barts Life Sciences’ an exciting partnership initiative that will bring together academic expertise, clinical practice, and cutting edge research.  This project includes the creation of a new life sciences campus in Whitechapel, a state of the art research facility with experts working together to bring new treatments to patients faster.

Barts Life Sciences will combine research, innovation and technologies to transform health and care services. The new campus will be the space where research, health and industry come together to spark new ideas and innovations in a powerful creative cycle. It will see truly unique developments, from new medical devices to medication; and gene therapies to innovative preventative health programmes. Queen Mary and Barts is home to three national biobanks and its bioresource is one of the fastest growing medical research programmes, with over 32,000 patients actively involved.

We are now seeking a Director of Engagement and Strategic Partnerships to join the team and help move this project forward. The Director of Engagement and Strategic Partnerships be responsible for developing an organisation-wide strategy for engaging and developing partnerships with industry, third sector and government organisations in order to deliver the programme’s goals. You will champion this opportunity and will work collaboratively across QMUL and Barts Health to deliver income-generating outcomes. This role is integral to the development of the project and its potential for success.

If you are an innovative and creative leader, with excellent stakeholder engagement and external relations skills, we want to hear from you. You will have demonstrable experience in strategic development, business engagement, relationship building and entrepreneurship. To the role you will bring an understanding of life sciences, research development and commercialisation. Familiarity with the political context and a clear vision for the future of this project are a must.

An executive search is being carried out by Perrett Laver and informal inquiries should be directed to them, either online at https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacanices quoting reference 4051 or on +44 (0)207 340 6200. The deadline for applications is Monday, 22nd April at 09:00.

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