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2 X Knowledge Transfer Manager – Manufacturing
Location:
Home or office based working with significant UK travel and occasional European travel expected
Salary:
£30,450 to £48,213
Posted:
19 days ago
Applications close:
25 August 2017

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) is funded by Innovate UK to support businesses in accelerating development of innovative products or services and adoption of new technologies for the benefit of the UK economy. We help businesses to grow the economy and improve people’s lives by capturing maximum value from innovative ideas, scientific research and creativity.

Due to our continued success we now have 2 vacancies for Knowledge Transfer Managers to join our Manufacturing team.

In this exciting role you will help grow the UK economy through a programme of networking activities, which accelerate the delivery of innovation in the UK manufacturing sector. You will work with KTN colleagues, Innovate UK, other stakeholders and funders to bring businesses together to collaborate around the opportunities from digital innovation in manufacturing technologies. This position will also be required to provide guidance on product design for manufacture.

With relevant industry experience, you bring a credible voice to guide and connect companies – large and small, across various sectors and industries – to UK designers to help address their challenges.

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.

How to apply

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

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Analyst - Place (6 month fixed-term contract)
Location:
Home or office based working with some UK travel expected.
Salary:
£28,928 - £34,003 (depending on experience)
Posted:
19 days ago
Applications close:
18 August 2017

Place is of growing importance to national decision making.  Over the last year the Science and Innovation Audits, Industrial Strategy and devolution in England have all demonstrated greater localism.  The KTN as part of the Innovate UK family and through the Smart Specialisation Hub is looking to deepen and strengthen its understanding of local capabilities and how these compare to the UK national picture.

We are looking for an analyst with experience of working with economic data – ideally with a science and innovation focus.

The role encompasses aspects of research and analysis of innovation and policy: learning from outside organisations and involves the evaluation of external practice and data, enabling the comparison or benchmark of available economic data whilst building analytical capability through the Smart Specialisation Hub.

With relevant analytical experience, you bring a credible voice to translate and demonstrate available data and the impact and opportunities it can provide for innovation growth.

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.

How to apply

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

Download the job description here

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Knowledge Transfer Manager - Stakeholder Support - Place (6 month fixed-term contract)
Location:
Field based working with travel to London and UK travel as required
Salary:
£30,450 - £48,213 (depending on experience)
Posted:
19 days ago
Applications close:
07 August 2017

Place is of growing importance to national decision making.  Over the last year the Science and Innovation Audits, Industrial Strategy and devolution in England have all demonstrated greater localism.  The KTN as part of the Innovate UK family and through the Smart Specialisation Hub is looking to deepen and strengthen its understanding of local capabilities and how these compare to the UK national picture.

Working with senior decision makers at the local and national level to deliver a bespoke programme of engagement, you will use you experience and knowledge to build on the place agenda, working closely with smart specialisation hub colleagues, Director of the Smart Specialisation Hub and KTN Head of Place in making these connections.

With superb interpersonal skills, you communicate with clarity and vision, bringing insight and value to your professional relationships. A natural instinct for collaboration  and sharing best practice with local agencies and players to support innovation and growth.

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

How to apply

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

Download the job description here

Read more & apply