New Job Coordinator, Intellectual Property (Casual 12 Month Term) In Alberta

Coordinator, Intellectual Property (Casual 12 month term)
Coordinator, Intellectual Property (Casual 12 month term)

Coordinator, Intellectual Property (Casual 12 month term)

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Location : Alberta

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Alberta Innovates is seeking a Coordinator, Intellectual Property for a 12 month term to join our Investment Services team. This is a casual position with varied hours. Reporting to the Director of Investment Services and working closely with the Senior Manager of Market Intelligence, the successful candidate will coordinate intellectual property services for SMEs in collaboration with NRC IRAP, 3rd party funding agencies, law firms, and intellectual property firms. The role involves coordinating outsourced training, strategy/landscape, and market intelligence reports, ensuring positive client interaction, and managing invoices and tracking. The candidate will interact with internal and external groups professionally and in a timely manner, matching SMEs with suitable intellectual property service suppliers across industries such as Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace, Agri-Food, Biomedical, Bioproducts, Clean Tech, Construction, ICT, and Mining. This position works with external contacts within the Prairie provinces (Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba).

Are you our next Coordinator, Intellectual Property? You would be a great fit for this position if you:
Are passionate about supporting the growth and success of Alberta's innovative SMEs and entrepreneurs.
Thrive in an environment where you can create or enhance processes for continuous improvement, ensuring effective intellectual property services.
Enjoy collaborating with internal and external stakeholders, including NRC IRAP, law firms, and intellectual property firms, to drive positive client interactions and achieve shared goals.
Are skilled in managing invoices, tracking, and matching SMEs with the right intellectual property service suppliers across the Prairie provinces.

We are game changers
Alberta Innovates is a provincially funded corporation with a mandate to deliver 21st-century solutions for the most compelling challenges facing Albertans. We do this by building on our province’s research and technology development strengths in the core sectors of health, environment, energy, food, and fibre, and platforms such as artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, and omics. We are working with our partners to diversify Alberta’s economy, improve our environmental performance and enhance the well-being of Albertans through research and innovation.
Our subsidiary, InnoTech Alberta, offers a diversified range of scientific engineering and technological research and testing capabilities, and the facilities to support technology scale-up. Our multidisciplinary team has the depth of experience to work across all sectors, from energy to health to food and fibre. InnoTech Alberta offers you access to research talent, technical expertise, and unique facilities that can help accelerate technology development that serves both the private and public sectors.

Intrigued? Here’s some more information about the position:
Reporting to the Director of Investment Services and working closely with the Senior Manager of Market Intelligence, the Coordinator, Intellectual Property is responsible for, but is not limited to the following:
Gathers IP information from clients (e.g., patents, inventions, etc.) supplied by NRC IRAP ITAs, and matches appropriate service providers.
Determines the service the client industry requires and the relevant industry-related expert service companies and refers to up to three service providers for selection, then coordinates the work between the service provider, tracks relative information, and provides invoicing documentation.
Documents and tracks relevant information to each transaction for reporting.
Documents and communicates expectations, timelines, and service completion.
Works with Sr. Management Market Intelligence for program changes and enhancements.
Documents and supplies invoicing data for the supplier side and client side for proper invoicing.
Responds to general client questions and work with Senior Management Market Intelligence to resolve any outstanding issues or changes.
Works with Senior Management Market Intelligence to source basic market intelligence as required for building client market intelligence reports.
Gathers market intelligence from defined sources to help coordinate market intelligence reports.

Currently a student, or a recent graduate from a University bachelor’s or Graduate degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Engineering, or Science
Experience in a business environment related to technology, knowledge-based industry sector, or product development setting.
Understanding of business concepts, entrepreneurship, intellectual property, and new market strategies
Ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships
Ability to multi-task, set priorities, and work under pressure to meet multiple deadlines
Ability to work both in a team environment as well as independently
Ability to manage multiple stakeholder/client relationships having diverse agendas/expectations
Planning and priority management skills
Exceptional verbal, written, listening, and interpersonal skills to con

Why Alberta Innovates?
We offer our employees opportunities to work on projects that will expand their skill sets while witnessing the visible impacts of their efforts. We value the development of our employees and create opportunities for working in capacities that allow new skills to be learned. We know that the wellness of our team is the most important part of our business so we offer a strong benefits package and generous vacation and paid time off programs to promote work-life balance.

The final candidate will be required to undergo a security clearance. All interviewees must be able to meet the requirement specified in the Physical Demand Analysis. This document will be supplied during the interview process to the successful candidate. This competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found.