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Knowledge Transfer Manager

Permanent - Full Time
North Sydney
Commercial & Intellectual Property

About the Role

This position will provide expertise in knowledge and IP transfer and commercialisation. You will assist, support and advise the business, ensuring maximum returns to stakeholders and supporting in the identification, protection, and translation of ideas, research and technologies developed by MLA’s Research & Development (R&D) and Marketing investments.

Our ideal Knowledge Transfer Manager has:

  • Extensive experience in Research and Development (R&D) knowledge & IP transfer and business development (could be private sector, R&D organisation, university, public sector)
  • An innovative mindset, with the ability to find and implement simple solutions for sometimes complex arrangements
  • Experience in the evaluation of investment and the knowledge transfer outcomes
  • Strong commercial negotiation skills, including the ability to grow relationships with partnering organisations, whilst negotiating commercial provisions.
  • A broad understanding and experience in strategically managing intellectual property, particularly patents and trademarks.
  • Experience in creation and implementation of commercialisation and adoption strategies
  • Qualification in business/commerce, agtech, law, IP and/or relevant commercial experience.
  • Desirable:  Experience or interest in the Australian agricultural industry, agricultural science qualifications, or understanding the livestock industry.

For more information refer to the position description. Apply now via the link to submit your application (incl. resume).

What’s on offer?

The Australian red meat and livestock industry is passionate about caring about our animals, land, people and communities. Working together, we strive to push boundaries and continuously improve to endure prosperity for the Australian red meat and livestock industry. We are focused on delivering world leading outcomes that fuel global competitiveness, sustainability and producer profitability

At Meat & Livestock Australia we offer a flexible hybrid work environment and benefits including paid parental leave, wellbeing support, rebatable employer salary packaging and social club activities. You'll learn on the job in a supportive environment and have access to learning and development opportunities so that you can continue to grow and develop your career.

Who are we?
Meat & Livestock Australia is a service provider to the Australian red meat and livestock industry. We work in partnership with industry and the Australian Government to deliver marketing, research and development products and services to beef, sheep and goat producers, with the core purpose to deliver world leading outcomes that fuel global competitiveness, sustainability and producer profitability.​. Australian red meat and livestock industry makes a significant contribution to the economy and livelihoods of many Australians.  Australian red meat is produced sustainably, in high welfare systems and is an important part of a healthy balanced diet.

Applications close: 11 March 2024

If you have a question in relation to the advertised position, contact the Human Resources team by emailing

Candidate screening and interviews may be conducted prior to the closing date of the advertisement.


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