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Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council
(A Govt. of India Enterprise)
Set up by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India
Vacancy Ref. No: BIRAC/Vac/01/2017
Catalysing the growth of an Innovation Driven Biotech Enterprise…..
Would you like to be the Catalyst?

Exciting Career Opportunities at BIRAC

Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) is a Schedule ‘B’ Public Sector Undertaking of Govt. of India, Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India. The main mandate of the company to promote and nurture innovation research and growth of the biotech sector. BIRAC’s focus is on empowering and enabling the biotech innovation ecosystem for affordable product development.
As a Government of India enterprise, BIRAC endeavours to bring professionalism, transparency and efficiency into its functioning while providing support to catalyse the transformation of the emerging Indian bio-economy. It has a very special and unique governance structure and a very carefully developed workforce strategy that includes an enabling work environment, a work culture that is caring, fosters excellence and hires the most talented and professional workforce.

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BIRAC is inviting applications from qualified, experienced and ambitious professionals for the following positions:

Position 1

Position : Manager / Project Officer Investment – Level II / Level I (Position Code TG-01)

Salary :

  • For Manager Level II- Monthly CTC Between Rs. 57,000/- and Rs. 67,000/-.
  • For Officer Level I – Monthly CTC Between Rs. 38,000/- and Rs. 48,000/-.

Job Description : Responsible for Management of Projects under different Investment Schemes.

Necessary Qualification & Experience : MSc/ M Tech in Applied Life Sciences/ Biotechnology / Industrial Biotechnology / Plant Biotechnology/ Microbiology / Agriculture / Plant Sciences / Animal Sciences/ Veterinary Physician.

Preferable Qualifications : PhD in Life Sciences/ Pharma/ Agriculture / Industrial Bio Technology from a recognized and reputed institute in related areas.

Key Responsibilities:

a. Research Analysis

i. Grants Management for new and ongoing projects.
ii. Project appraisal and technical due diligence for project processing.
iii. Responsible for timely monitoring of projects for completion of targets.
iv. Tracking of project progress and review.
v. Contribute to scientific analysis and understanding of the problem, gaps and required scientific intervention in projects
vi. Support the projects for moving across the product development value chain
vii. Supports the projects for regulatory approval process.
viii. Understand team objectives and cooperate and collaborate with others to
achieve them
ix. Adhere to internal and external compliance responsibilities in a timely manner.

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Experience:

  • 3-6 years with at least 3 years of work experience in Pharma / Agri / Industrial Biotech Project Management Grants for Level II position.
  • 2-4 years with atleast 2 years of work experience in Pharma / Agri / Industrial Biotech Project Management Grants for Level I position.

Age Limit :

  • 40 years for Level II position
  • 35 years for Level I position

Position 2

Position: Technical Officer – Level I (Position Code TG-02) Reserved for SC

Salary : Monthly CTC Between Rs. 38,000/- and Rs. 48,000/-.

Job Description: Responsible for Technical Management of projects.

Key Responsibilities:

a. Research Analysis
i. Work closely with experts to identify priorities and need based project.
ii. Assist Head Technical for project appraisal and technical due diligence.
iii. Make detailed technical reports, analyze data and interpret results.
iv. Technical monitoring of all projects.
v. Evaluate the project specific technologies, project results, products and processes and define future strategies.
vi. Contribute to scientific analysis and understanding of the problem, gaps and required scientific intervention
vii. Supports the projects for product development regulatory approval process.
viii. Understand team objectives and cooperate and collaborate with others to achieve them ix. Adhere to internal and external compliance responsibilities in a timely manner.

Necessary Qualification & Experience : MSc/ M Tech in Applied Life Sciences/ Biotechnology / Industrial Biotechnology / Plant Biotechnology/ Microbiology /Agriculture / Plant Sciences / Animal Sciences/ Veterinary Physician.

Preferable Qualifications: PhD in Life Sciences/ Pharma/ Agriculture / Industrial Bio Technology from a recognized and reputed institute in related areas.

Experience: 2-4 years with at least 2 years of work experience in Pharma / Agri / Industrial Biotech or related industry or academic research institutes.

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Age : Limit 35 years


Position 3

Position: Senior Manager / Manager (Technology Transfer, Commercialization &
Communication) – Level II / Level III (Position Code BD-01)

Salary :

  • For Manager Level II – Monthly CTC between Rs. 57,000/- and Rs. 67,000/-.
  • For Senior Manager Level III – Monthly CTC between Rs. 75,000/- and Rs. 86,000/-.

Job Description: To be responsible for facilitating transfer / commercialization of Technologies / Products Developed through the BIRAC projects.

Key Responsibilities:

i. Provide assistance in developing the Technology Transfer and commercialization plan for all BIRAC generated technologies / products.
ii. Create showcasing and branding opportunities for BIRAC products / technologies.
iii. Arrange Innovation Market Place and other Investor forums for Technology / Product commercialization.
iv. Develop relationship and networks with potential funding agencies and connect the grantees with agencies.
v. Identify existing and new agencies and funding opportunities in the biotech sector for investment the Startups.
vi. Responsible for all corporate branding, communication, exhibitors

Necessary Qualifications : MSc/ M Tech in life sciences/bio technology/ pharma/ agri/plant sciences alongwith MBA from a recognized and reputed institute.

Preferable Qualifications: MBA in Business Development/Technology Transfer/Marketing. Should have good communication skills.

Experience:

  • 6-8 years with at least 5 years of work experience in technology transfer and commercialization of technologies / products for Level III position
  • 3–6 years with atleast 3 years of work experience in technology transfer and commercialization of technologies / products for Level II position.

Age Limit : 40 years


Position 4

Position: Business Development Officer / Business Development Manager – Level I / Level II (Position Code BD-02)

Salary:

  • For Manager Level II- Monthly CTC Between Rs. 57,000/- and Rs. 67,000/-.
  • For Officer Level I – Monthly CTC Between Rs. 38,000/- and Rs. 48,000/-.

Job Description : Responsible for Business Development activity for building partnerships and alliance.

Key Responsibilities:

i. Identify new partnership and alliance opportunity.
ii. Identify co investment opportunities with other donor and investment agencies.
iii. Development and implementation of the resource mobilization plan.
iv. Preparation of concept notes / proposals for partnerships.
v. Assist in managing the investment fund.
vi. Represent BIRAC at partnership events.
vii. Understand team objectives and cooperate and collaborate with others to achieve them. viii. Adhere to internal and external compliance responsibilities in a timely manner.

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Necessary Qualifications: B. Tech / M. Sc in life sciences / bio technology / Pharma from a recognized and reputed institute with MBA from a recognized and reputed institute in related areas.

Preferable Qualifications: MBA Degree in Financial Management, Marketing or International relations. Good Communication Skills.

Experience:

  • 3-6 years with at least 3 years of work experience in business development / Partnership Management Pharma / biotech or related industry for Level II position
  • 2-4 years with at least 2 years of work experience in business development / Partnership Management Pharma / biotech or related industry for Level I position.

Experience in International Partnership would be desirable.

Age Limit

  • 40 years for Level II position
  • 35 years for Level I position

All positions are under a Contract of Services initially for 3 years and thereafter based on performance renewed for 4 years and then every 5 years. A very well designed Career Growth Plan has been developed which provides opportunities for career progression within bands and levels. The positions offer attractive emoluments on competitive basis.

For details of job descriptions, qualifications and work experience please see BIRAC-doc1 enclosed here.

How to Apply :

Interested candidates should apply by at [email protected] the prescribed format. Applications received by post will not be considered. Details are also requested to be filled in the excel format BIRAC-doc3.

Application Proforma is enclosed as BIRAC-doc2.

Employees of Central / State Govts and or other CPSEs should send a copy of their applications through proper channel to the following address:

Head Manager (Admin. & HR)
Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council
1st Floor , MTNL Building
9 , CGO Complex, Lodhi Road
New Delhi-110003

Last Date for Application is 06th March,  2017

Notwithstanding anything contained herein or elsewhere; the decisions taken by BIRAC shall be binding upon all concerned.

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