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CRM and Business Process Manager
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Posted:
15 days ago
Applications close:
08 May 2017

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) is the UK’s innovation network. We bring together businesses, entrepreneurs, academics and funders to develop new products, processes and services for the benefit of the UK economy.

Our mission is to help business to grow the economy and improve people’s lives by capturing maximum value from innovative ideas, scientific research and creativity. We excel at facilitating collaborative innovation, working across sectors and boundaries.

A vacancy has arisen for a CRM and Business Process Manager. The purpose of the role is to manage the KTN CRM system and the KTN business processes. The CRM is used to report KTN performance on KPIs and manage interactions with customers. The business processes ensure an effective, consistent and high quality approach to KTN activities.

The KTN CRM system is based on Workbooks CRM software and has been optimised for our unique role in bringing people together to deliver UK economic growth through innovation. It is not a typical sales CRM implementation.

This role will be ideal for a candidate who has experience in managing and administrating CRM systems and is looking for a new challenge to deliver business growth through a unique application of a CRM system.

A full job description with job accountabilities and responsibilities and required experience and competences may be accessed below.


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Knowledge Transfer Manager AgriFood and Industrial Biotechnology
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Posted:
20 days ago
Applications close:
24 April 2017

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) is funded by InnovateUK to support businesses in accelerating development of innovative products or services and adoption of new technologies for the benefit of the UK economy.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join us in providing business support to companies within the bioeconomy sector. The role will facilitate business growth and help promote and drive knowledge transfer between the science and technology base and industry, promoting networking and stimulating innovation relevant to agri-food businesses and commercial users of industrial biotechnology.

The post will be varied, working with businesses across the bioeconomy sector but with a focus on opportunities driven by application of the microbiome and its exploitation to maintain and promote the health of animals and humans. An appreciation of the use of biosciences within industry particularly the exploitation of microbiological processes is needed.

The role is based in Edinburgh (city centre) with the opportunity for occasional home-based working if desired. Post involves considerable travel including overnight at times.

A degree in a biological science or related area particularly microbiology, biochemistry, molecular biology etc is required. A post-graduate qualification in a similar field is also preferred.

This role requires a highly motivated, self-starting individual with a good understanding of commercial issues or a desire and the ability to learn on the job. Candidates must be good communicators with well developed written and verbal skills and equally importantly a good listener and able to interact with a wide variety of clients.

For informal enquiries contact: Yvonne.armitage@ktn-uk.org

How to apply
Please send your CV & covering letter to: hr@openktn.co.uk

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Knowledge Transfer Manager - Robotics
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Posted:
20 days ago
Applications close:
24 April 2017

The KTN Robotics and Artificial Intelligence programme is expanding and we have identified a need for 2 new Knowledge Transfer Managers. One to focus on the area of Robotics and the other in the area of Artificial Intelligence. The new streams of activity are a direct result of the success of our Robotics and Autonomous Systems Special Interest Group over the past 5 years, which has led to further investment by Government announced in the recent Budget.

Our interest in Robotics lies in the application of this important technology to wider areas including hazardous environments, transport and construction.

Our interest in Artificial Intelligence extends the work on autonomous systems into wider automation applications based on machine learning and more improved adaptive approaches to business and manufacturing applications.

But these areas are just the start of our expansion into new areas of application and innovative approaches of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence to business services.

The core responsibilities of our Knowledge Transfer Managers are to scope areas for interest and innovation, identify key players in the user and supply communities and facilitate their collaboration to create new business value. We create a track record of our success in achieving business benefit through case studies and support for further funding from Government sources, especially Innovate UK’s portfolio of industrial R&D competitions. We work seamlessly across sectors of UK economy to connect the right solutions to the right people. KTMs are the focal points of these activities. To be successful a good balance of education, training and experience is essential. We can add the rest through our team ethos and professional development activities.

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Knowledge Transfer Manager - Artificial Intelligence
Location:
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Posted:
20 days ago
Applications close:
24 April 2017

The KTN Robotics and Artificial Intelligence programme is expanding and we have identified a need for 2 new Knowledge Transfer Managers. One to focus on the area of Robotics and the other in the area of Artificial Intelligence. The new streams of activity are a direct result of the success of our Robotics and Autonomous Systems Special Interest Group over the past 5 years, which has led to further investment by Government announced in the recent Budget.

Our interest in Robotics lies in the application of this important technology to wider areas including hazardous environments, transport and construction.

Our interest in Artificial Intelligence extends the work on autonomous systems into wider automation applications based on machine learning and more improved adaptive approaches to business and manufacturing applications.

But these areas are just the start of our expansion into new areas of application and innovative approaches of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence to business services.

The core responsibilities of our Knowledge Transfer Managers are to scope areas for interest and innovation, identify key players in the user and supply communities and facilitate their collaboration to create new business value. We create a track record of our success in achieving business benefit through case studies and support for further funding from Government sources, especially Innovate UK’s portfolio of industrial R&D competitions. We work seamlessly across sectors of UK economy to connect the right solutions to the right people. KTMs are the focal points of these activities. To be successful a good balance of education, training and experience is essential. We can add the rest through our team ethos and professional development activities.

How to apply
Please send your CV & covering letter to: hr@openktn.co.uk

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Customer Service Coordinator
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Posted:
20 days ago
Applications close:
24 April 2017

The Knowledge Transfer Network brings together businesses, entrepreneurs, academics and funders to develop new products, processes and services. We help businesses to grow the economy and improve people’s lives by capturing maximum value from innovative ideas, scientific research and creativity.
 A vacancy has now arisen for an experienced Customer Service Coordinator to join our busy and friendly team, based at the Business Design Centre in Islington. We are looking for an organised and friendly individual to be the first point of contact for our organisation.

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Marketing Manager - Cross Cutting Projects and Programmes
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Posted:
22 days ago
Applications close:
08 May 2017

The Knowledge Transfer Network brings together businesses, entrepreneurs, academics and funders to develop new products, processes and services. We help businesses to grow the economy and improve people’s lives by capturing maximum value from innovative ideas, scientific research and creativity.

A vacancy has now arisen for an experienced Marketing Manager to join our busy and friendly digital marketing team.We are looking for an organised, innovative and experienced marketing and communications professional to manage and produce communications for our cross cutting projects and programmes.

The purpose of the role is to provide a first class communications service to broaden the reach and relevance of cross cutting projects and programmes to our wide range of audiences. The role will be required to:

  • Deliver digital marketing for directorates C and D, driving quality improvements and ensuring messages are suited to the target communities
  • Craft engaging and creative written marketing communications for use across a wide range of digital channels including news, in-depth articles, e-newsletters and social media
  • Analyse deep technical content or reports and create engaging and relevant content and narratives for a wide range of audiences
  • Look for ways to innovate and improve KTN’s digital marketing practice and participate in the evolution of the team’s activities

The role will require relevant qualifications and experience in a similar marketing focused role with particular emphasis on the identification of new audiences that can be grown through both traditional and digital channels.

For an informal discussion about the role contact HR or
Mark Johnson, Head of Digital Marketing – mark.johnson@ktn-uk.org

 

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Events Manager
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Posted:
23 days ago
Applications close:
24 April 2017

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) helps businesses get the best out of creativity, ideas and the latest discoveries, to strengthen the UK economy and improve people’s lives.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Events Manager to become an integral part of our Communications Team. KTN runs many events throughout the year including competition briefings, workshops, networking and launches. These events take place across the UK.

To succeed in this role you’ll need to be confident in managing your own events projects and feel comfortable supporting others, be a real team player, an excellent communicator and be familiar with event planning processes and tools.

How to apply
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Knowledge Transfer Manager - Energy
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Posted:
23 days ago
Applications close:
24 April 2017

This post will act as a focus for the KTN expertise in Energy Infrastructure and Energy Efficiency. This role will support the development of new and emerging energy technologies within the context of an applied infrastructure.

There will be a particular focus on technologies and approaches that could help reduce the carbon footprint and associated costs for the UK Energy Intensive Industries. Example areas of activity could include examining the role of localised power generation or exploring the benefit and challenges of a hydrogen infrastructure.

The role will embrace a wide range of energy technologies and the post holder will work with Knowledge Transfer Managers addressing ‘big picture’ challenges, such as energy systems, as well as those engaged in more focused technology development. Therefore, the ability to relate energy technologies and their application to the broader communities across the KTN is essential. In addition, an appreciation of the challenges related to industrial scale energy efficiency, broader sustainability issues and systems integration is desirable.

The post offers significant scope for personal development and would especially suit an early career applicant with the desire to define and deliver a cross-sectorial agenda. Applications from candidates bringing diversity and fresh thinking to the role are particularly welcome.

How to apply
Please send your CV & covering letter to: hr@openktn.co.uk

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Knowledge Transfer Manager - Energy Storage
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Posted:
23 days ago
Applications close:
24 April 2017

This post will act as the focus for the KTN expertise in energy storage systems. This role will be concerned with the broad range of energy storage systems in general but is initially likely to have a specific focus on battery technologies.

The role will also consider associated sensor and control technologies as well as the integration challenges for storage within the overall energy architecture ranging in scale from electric vehicles up to utility scale. The post holder might have a background in industrial electrochemistry, fuel cells or electrochemical sensor technologies.

The candidate will be expected to develop a knowledge base in all of these and is likely to be a graduate with some industrial experience in these sectors. The ability to relate these technologies and their application to the broader communities across the KTN and industry is essential.

Applications from candidates bringing diversity and fresh thinking to the role are particularly welcome.

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Knowledge Transfer Manager, Design (Product)
Location:
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Posted:
2 months ago
Applications close:
24 April 2017

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) is looking for a designer with a product or industrial design background, who is looking to make a difference to the UK innovation landscape.

With relevant industry experience, you bring a credible voice to guide and connect companies – large and small, across various sectors and industries – using design methodologies to address relevant challenges.

You revel in applying human-centred design to everything you do, asking probing questions about how best to frame problems and solutions, refining service delivery, embracing quick and easy prototyping of concepts and proposals. You are the go-to person for embedding new ways of using design and innovation tools and techniques in our programmes.

With superb interpersonal skills, you communicate with clarity and vision, bringing insight and value to your professional relationships. A natural instinct for collaboration underpins a confidence to facilitate discussion and shape solutions that stick.

If this sounds like your next step, do get in touch, we are eager to hear from you.

Please send your CV & covering letter to: hr@openktn.co.uk

For an informal discussion about the role contact HR or

Barry Waddilove, Knowledge Transfer Manager, Design and Innovation
Barry.Waddilove@ktn-uk.org or 07974 234914

Or
Edward Hobson, Knowledge Transfer Manager, Design and Innovation
Edward.Hobson@ktn-uk.org or 07807 262675
(not available between 1-19 April)

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