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Business Support Officer – Intellectual Property, Dublin

Last update 2024-04-16
Expires 2024-04-15
ID #2098654796
Business Support Officer – Intellectual Property, Dublin
Ireland, Dublin, Dublin,
Modified April 3, 2024


Our client is a world leader in the varietal development, production, and commercialization of fruit providing the best fruit throughout the year to the most important customers and markets in the world. The business is based on innovation, best genetics, sustainability, and the digitalization of its processes.
Our client has multidisciplinary and multicultural teams in Spain, Portugal, USA, Mexico, Peru, Chile, and China, and is based in Dublin, Ireland. Its operation currently includes 7 breeding sites, 3 in vitro laboratories (Genetic Hubs) and multiple development sites in North and South America, EMEA and Asia to accelerate variety development and adaptation to different climates.
Key facts
* 30 Distribution Centres in the world
* Commercial presence in 37 countries
* Revenue of US$ 845 Million
We are currently seeking a diligent and proactive individual to join our client’s team in the role of Business Support Officer, providing invaluable assistance to their Legal and Intellectual Property (IP) department.
The successful candidate will play a crucial role in supporting a new IP business to manage and maintain IP. The candidate will provide support on the management of intellectual property assets, specifically in the context of plant varieties, for a global licensing company.
Reporting directly to the General Manager, the primary responsibilities will include aiding in the management and maintenance of intellectual property assets. This role presents a unique opportunity for someone with keen attention to detail and a passion for supporting the growth of innovative ventures. If you are ready to contribute to a dynamic team and play a vital role in the management of IP assets, we encourage you to apply.
1. Database Management:
- Develop, maintain, and update an extensive database of intellectual property assets.
- Conduct regular audits to ensure accuracy and completeness.
- Organize and manage all intellectual property-related agreements.
- Track deadlines and provide timely reminders to stakeholders.
- Continuously enhance database management skills.
2. Intellectual Property Filing:
- Assist legal team and external partners in IP registration processes.
- Manage documentation such as powers of attorney and assignments.
- Ensure timely renewal of intellectual property assets.
3. Client Relationship Management:
- Utilize CRM system to update client and partner information.
- Ensure CRM data is up-to-date.
4. Reporting:
- Generate regular reports on IP status, agreements, and financial aspects.
- Assist in generating royalty and financial reports.
- Ensure accurate recording of financial terms in transactions.
- Analyze trends and provide insights for decision-making.
5. Collaboration and Communication:
- Facilitate communication between internal departments, legal teams, and external partners.
- Act as a central point of contact for IP-related inquiries.
6. Continuous Improvement:
- Identify opportunities for process enhancement in IP management.
- Stay informed about industry best practices and regulatory changes.
* Previous experience in administrative roles, preferably in intellectual property.
* Proficiency in managing complex data records.
* Familiarity with financial administration systems for large organizations, including invoice processing.
* Minimum academic qualification: National Qualifications Framework (QQI) Level 6 or higher in relevant disciplines such as Business Administration or Law.
* Strong attention to detail and organizational abilities.
* Excellent English communication skills; proficiency in Spanish or French is advantageous.
* Proficient in Microsoft systems, database management, and CRM software.
* Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team.
* Flexible and adaptable to changing environments and technologies.
* Enthusiastic about delivering high-quality results.
* Effective time management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your qualifications and relevant experience. Salary and overall package will reflect the seniority of this position and will be firmed up as the process progresses

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Business support officer – intellectual property

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