Licensing Manager II - Anesthesia

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POST DATE 8/17/2016
END DATE 10/11/2016

Partners HealthCare(PHS) Boston, MA

Boston, MA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


As a not-for-profit organization, Partners HealthCare is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community by leading innovation across our system. Founded by Brigham and Womens Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Partners HealthCare supports a complete continuum of care including community and specialty hospitals, a managed care organization, a physician network, community health centers, home care and other health-related entities. Several of our hospitals are teaching affiliates of Harvard Medical School, and our system is a national leader in biomedical research.

Were focused on a people-first culture for our systems patients and our professional family. Thats why we provide our employees with more ways to achieve their potential. Partners HealthCare is committed to aligning our employees personal aspirations with projects that match their capabilities and creating a culture that empowers our managers to become trusted mentors. We support each member of our team to own their personal developmentand we recognize success at every step.

Our employees use the Partners HealthCare values to govern decisions, actions and behaviors. These values guide how we get our work done: Patients, Affordability, Accountability & Service Commitment, Decisiveness, Innovation & Thoughtful Risk, and how we treat each other: Diversity & Inclusion, Integrity & Respect, Learning, Continuous Improvement & Personal Growth, Teamwork & Collaboration.

General Overview:

Innovation is responsible for the commercial application of the unique capabilities of the 60,000 faculty and employees of Partners HealthCare -- the nations largest academic research enterprise with more than $1.5 billion in annual research. Partners is a health care system consisting of internationally recognized, Harvard affiliated, core hospitals Massachusetts General Hospital, rated #1 in the nation by US News and World Report, Brigham and Womens Hospital (rated #6) and McLean Hospital (rated the top psychiatric hospital). Innovation has exclusive responsibility for business development, investment, governance, commercialization and management of all breakthroughs of Partners Harvard Medical School appointed faculty and its other employees.

The Licensing Manager II represents Partners to leading companies, investors and innovators. The candidate will shape and execute deals based on technology developed by Partners affiliated staff. Works closely with leading Partners clinicians, investigators and other innovators. Candidate will market, negotiate, and interact with companies and other entities seeking to license and/or support research at Partners HealthCare. Candidate is expected to establish, grow and manage high impact industrial collaborations and execute related license and sponsored research transactions.


Directly engage industry executives, investors and Partners innovators to jointly shape commercial offerings based on Partners discoveries, innovations, research outcomes and other high value capabilities.
Assesses the commercial potential, translational readiness and value of inventions and develops commercialization approach including identifying and engaging potential licensees and collaborators.
Develops strategy to optimize commercial impact, economic returns and cost savings of key and emerging Partners discoveries, innovations and other technological capabilities.
Works as part of a multidisciplinary team assembled to give special emphasis to areas of institutional excellence and high market potential.
Manages portfolio of medical innovations and rapidly deliver high value commerical outcomes.
Identifies, assesses, organizes, characterizes and markets patient benefiting and cost saving technologies.
Licenses technological expertise, research information, intellectual property, patents, and software to industry and other partners.
Contributes to team performance goals by achieving personal objectives including number of licenses, revenues, and related agreements.

Must be capable of directly managing, shaping and transacting high value, technology based opportunities.
Minimum of two years of directly relevant business development, investment, licensing, technology commercialization or deal making experience. Experience or background in anesthesia is preferred.
Demonstrated capability to manage multiple high-value collaborations with leading executives of public and private companies as well as internationally recognized innovators.
Must be able to represent Partners HealthCare and gain the confidence, trust and respect of clinicians, scientists, investors, corporate executives, entrepreneurs and administrators, able to diagnose and resolve complex inter-organizational, interpersonal, technological issues and contractual issues.
Individual should be highly organized with ability to concurrently manage multiple opportunities and relationships with sometimes competing deadlines.
Demonstrated capacity to manage medically related intellectual property and proven ability to execute a technology-based deal on a specified timeline. Experience managing a complex patent portfolio, capable of interacting with patent attorneys and investigators to pro-actively develop valuable patent estates.
Candidate should enjoy being exposed to and learning about new technology, concepts, people and organizations.
Minimum of a college degree in science required, life science degree preferred or at least two years of directly relevant industry experience. Advanced degree in business, law or science preferred.
Exceptional oral, written, communication and analytical skills.
Partners HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer & by embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law.