Intellectual Property Administrator

Canberra Permanent
  • $75,000 to $91,000 + Superannuation
  • 3 year assignment with potential to extend, fulltime or part-time

About Our Client

Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC) is responsible for planning, investing in and overseeing research, development and extension (RD&E) for the Australian grains industry. Our client invests in RD&E projects to deliver new and improved varieties, farming practices, technologies and capability. These investments drive the discovery, development and delivery of world-class innovation. This role is open to other locations with Canberra as a preference.

Job Description

  • Liaise with the Managers of the IP & Licensing team and relevant stakeholders on day-to-day matters via phone, email and meetings as required.
  • Undertake administrative contract management tasks for the commercial licence portfolio and group research investment portfolio.
  • Ensure consistent delivery against agreed contract obligations are met with respect to service delivery, financial and commercial performance, reporting and associated responsibilities as directed.
  • Perform analysis as required on contract issues arising and provide Managers with appropriate details in order for effective decisions to be made.
  • Ensure contract financial administration and tracking is carried out within the relevant policies.
  • Undertake administrative tasks required for Intellectual Property registration applications and maintenance.
  • Inputting and maintaining records for GRDC's registered IP portfolio and GRDC's commercial agreement portfolio.
  • Other duties as required from time to time.

The Successful Applicant

  • Demonstrated experience in contract administration, preferably with commercial licence agreements.
  • Experience with Intellectual property management administration such as patents highly desirable.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to multi task and re-prioritise as required
  • Demonstrated ability in influencing positive outcomes
  • Previous experience in positively managing client issues / relationships
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills
  • A high degree of resilience
  • Be able to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and discretion.

What's on Offer

  • Immediate Start
  • $75,000 to $91,000 + superannuation, annually (depending on qualifications and experience)
  • 3 year assignment with potential to extend
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Preferably based in Canberra, however open to remote working
Jackie Jones
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Phone number
0420 353 352

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Jackie Jones
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