MedTech SuperConnector (MTSC) Project Coordinator

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Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, London, UK

Overview

  • Posted on: 13th Jan 2022
  • Salary: £33,977 - £38,360
  • REF: PRO00629
  • Closes: 07th February 2022
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Job description

Job summary

We are seeking a Project Coordinator to join our team at the MedTech SuperConnector. The MedTech SuperConnector (MTSC) is a £5m, 3-year Research England Connecting Capability Fund (CCF) project. The CCF aims to stimulate strategic collaboration between universities (and industry), to pool expertise, build connecting capacity, share good practice across the higher education sector, and industrial and regional partnerships.

The MTSC is an open experiment in acceleration, bringing together talented early career researchers (ECRs), academic discoveries and pooled know-how from 8 academic institutions to determine the most effective methods for translation of MedTech discoveries into clinical practice and consumer use. The Imperial led consortium of Higher Education Partners include: The Francis Crick Institute, Institute of Cancer Research, Imperial College London, Queen Mary University of London, Royal College of Art, Bucks New University, Royal Veterinary College & Royal College of Music London.

Now in its third year, the MTSC has now successfully delivered the project, meeting and exceeding all set KPIs – leading to the award of a further £3.44m, to continue the programme till 2023.

Impact to date:

  • 55 ECRs supported from 8 HEIs
  • Ventures employing 24+ people
  • 11 ‘Spin-outs’ formed
  • 15 Patents filed
  • 7 technologies progressed towards clinical + user trials
  • £7.24m+ raised in VC & Grants
  • 12+ Pilot Programmes & Partnerships signed
  • Institutional Impact: Royal College of Music have commercialized their first ever technology venture, whilst also bringing changes to its own entrepreneurship learning content and delivery

Duties and responsibilities

As MTSC Programme Coordinator you will coordinate and ensure efficient administration of the day-to-day operations of the MTSC programme activities and support the MTSC Programme Manager in the efficient delivery of the Programme.

The purpose of this role is to deliver very high-quality assistance to the MTSC Programme Manager and comprehensive coordination to the MTSC team, supporting them by driving all the processes necessary to make the teamwork as an effective unit.

This is a role with significant responsibility as the selected applicant will be the first point of contact for MTSC in most cases and will often be the first point of call for senior external contacts, senior management, partners and ventures, requiring sound judgement and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

Essential requirements

The successful candidate will combine strong relationship and organisational skills with a can-do attitude to adapt constantly to changing priorities and efficiently manage multiple, concurrent activities in this fast-paced environment.

Further information

Please apply with an application form via the online system. CVs without a completed application form will not be considered.

Should you have any queries please contact:Hiten Thakrar, Head of MTSC, h.thakrar@imperial.ac.uk

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity and to eliminating discrimination. All employees are expected to follow the Imperial Values & Behaviours framework . Our values are:

  • Respect
  • Collaboration
  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Innovation

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender identity, sex, or sexual orientation. We are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Disability Confident Leader and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

For technical issues when applying online please email support.jobs@imperial.ac.uk .

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