Job Details Licensing Coordinator

Licensing Coordinator

Job Description

Requirements:  •    A Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Sciences • Minimum two (2) relevant experience in patenting, licensing and commercializing university technology, technology from the private sector or research institutions/councils • Working knowledge of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF)  and its objectives • Working knowledge of the ARC and the its role in South Africa and globally • Experience in and understanding of intellectual property and licensing legislation and processes will be an added advantage • Computer literate and proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite • Good communication skills (written and verbal) • Ability to converse technically • Ability to multitask • Ability to work under pressure • Self-motivated, self-starter, determined, enthusiastic, results driven, articulate and well-presented individual • Ability to adapt to the evolving responsibilities

Enquiries: Dr CM Motsi Tel: 012 427 9832

Full Details and Requirements

Key Performance Areas: • Maintain existing license agreements and relationships as appropriate • Maintain/update databases on licenses issued • Determine if licensee terms have been achieved and royalty and milestone payments have   been made and inform the Licensing Manager of deviations detected • Support the Licensing Manager with all administrative duties related to licensing • Conduct preliminary patent searches and develop intelligence on other licenses issued which affect the business of the ARC • Implement office systems and procedures as required by the Licensing Manager • Conduct preliminary market analyses to support decisions related to licensing, i.e. conduct research related to products/technologies, market sectors, companies and completing technologies using published data, industry/university contacts and internet sources • Conduct due diligence on potential licensees

Agricultural Research Council (ARC)


Reference : AE&CD

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Employment Type : Contract

Job Category : Middle Level (4 - 6 years experience)


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Advert Opened : 2017-09-05

Advert Closes : 2017-09-18

How to apply?

All applications are to be made online. Please register if you have not yet done so, complete your profile and upload your CV. On completion, please apply for the desired job advert.

Appointment to the above post will be subject to a 6-month probation period and positive security clearance.

Competitive remuneration packages will be congruent with the scope, responsibilities and the stature of the positions.

Please ensure that your profile is up-to-date and that you have uploaded the necessary documents to your profile before applying. Note the following is required:

  • Profile information
    • At least one education (lastest)
    • At least one experience (lastest)
    • At least one uploaded document (preferred CV)
  • Uploaded Covering letter
  • Uploaded Detailed CV
  • (Uploaded certificates, supporting documents and nationality)
  • In your profile provide the names and particulars of 3 traceable referees.

All applications must be made online.

A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants who do not receive any response from us within 4 weeks of the closing date must regard their applications as unsuccessful.

The Agricultural Research Council is an equal opportunity employer but is committed to the principles and processes of Employment Equity. The company has the right not to appoint.