Expired Postings

Business Development Officer (Research Associate)

on May 13, 2015

Reporting to the Manager, Business Development, the Business Development Officer (Research Associate) will primarily be responsible for providing services to Researchers from the Lawson Health Research Institute in matters related to the protection and management of intellectual property resulting from their research and industry interactions. This role includes analysis of inventions from patentability and commercial potential and making critical arguments for investment decisions.

The position will assist to establish technology development plans including the pursuit of required funding and will be responsible for commercialization of intellectual property through pursuing licensing deals with industry partners and the creation of spin-offs. The position will be located in London, Ontario; however, the incumbent will be required to travel occasionally to visit clients and industry partners.

Rate of Pay: To commensurate with experience
Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week


  • Successful completion of a post-graduate degree in Life Sciences
  • Minimum of two years recent, related experience preferred, ideally in project management or business development
  • Knowledge of intellectual property protection and management preferred
  • Proven ability to structure financing opportunities and/or government program applications preferred
  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills to a variety of audiences
  • Well-defined sense of diplomacy including solid negotiation skills
  • Self-motivated, results-oriented, with demonstrated capacity to make challenging risk-based decisions in an environment that is time-sensitive and subject to dynamic technology and market landscapes
  • Ability to critically work in a team environment and collaborate to address issues and opportunities
  • Organized, detail-oriented, and a high level of computer literacy using Microsoft Office and databases
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to confidentiality
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to the principles of patient and family centred care
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis

We foster a culture of patient and staff safety whereby all employees are guided by LHSC’s Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct.

London Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect. LHSC encourages applications from persons with disabilities and we are committed to providing accommodations upon request.

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector police check (original document) completed in the last 4 months.

To apply, please go to http://www.lhsc.on.ca/Careers/LHSC/index.htm and select posting #51349.

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Grenetek – Sales & Marketing Manager

on February 26, 2014

Grenetek Inc. is seeking a passionate, high energy sales professional with a mandate to develop specific plans to ensure top line revenue growth of all company products.

This role will have sole responsibility for direct marketing, research, public relations, branding, communications and advertising for a newly established green energy company.

Daily Tasks will include

  • identifying target markets, developing strategies and communicating with potential customers
  • monitoring and analysing market trends
  • managing the production of promotional material
  • travelling to trade shows, conferences and sales meetings
  • preparing and managing sales & marketing plans and budgets
  • studying and understanding competitors’ products and services in order to explain the differentiated value of Grenetek’s product and service offerings
  • gathering intelligence from customers, potential customers and industry experts in order to suggest improvements to Grenetek’s existing and future products and services

The successful incumbent will

  • have knowledge of a wide range of marketing techniques, concepts & sales strategies
  • be proactive and able to take initiative with a hunter mentality
  • be persuasive and diplomatic while possessing a high level of professionalism
  • be an excellent communicator that is organised and methodical
  • be able to respond well to pressure with proven ability to motivate customers and close sales
  • think creatively with a proven ability to problem-solve

A university degree in marketing or business studies is preferred or a minimum of seven years of related industry experience in roles of increasing responsibility; or the equivalent combination of formal education and experience.

Excellent oral and written communication skills combined with good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. A valid driver’s license is required as this position will require extensive travel.

About us
Grenetek Inc. is a green energy company dedicated to providing efficient, reliable and cost-effective technologies for the renewable energy sector. In particular, we boast an impressive line of novel Solar products and the corresponding intellectual property rights.

How to apply
To apply for this job, email your details to Matthew Mills at mjmills@uwo.ca

Applications close March 31, 2014

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