Technology Licencing Lead

BAE Systems UK

Location: United Kingdom

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Technology Licensing Lead

Location: Flexible UK location. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: c.£60,000 plus depending on experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Identifying technologies from across the BAE Systems IP portfolio which might have opportunities to be sold or licensed into other industries externally
  • Developing a critical understanding of the value these technologies have to specific industries and the key players in those industries
  • Valuing, Prioritising and Building buy-in for your chosen opportunities
  • Building “deal teams” drawing from skills and experience across the organisation to approach prospective customers and develop licensing or IP sale opportunities.
  • Managing deals through internal processes and stakeholders to deliver bottom line value to the company.

Your skills and experiences:

  • Proven background of delivering new concepts or strategies to market
  • Stakeholder management and project management skills
  • Flexible, creative with a can-do attitude who can communicate at every level
  • Technical understanding or background in realising value from technology


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual leave incentive.

The Office of the CTO:

Lead the creation of new business ideas and the delivery of licensing or IP sale deals. This role will be empowered with high levels of trust, whilst having freedom and visibility across the BAE Systems corporate portfolio. The CTO team are charged with coordinating the corporate strategy, technology investments and product roadmaps – ensuring we deliver maximum shareholder value against these initiatives.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

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