Classic KTP Vacancy advertisement details

Reference: 3568/4

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE6 3PF
Salary: £21,600 - £28,000
Qualification required: Master’s Degree
Closing Date: 20 August 2018
KTP Advert Ref: 3568/4
Based at Royston Ltd in Newcastle you will lead a Knowledge Transfer Partnership project to develop an enhanced e-marketing ability, driven by an understanding and use of data analytics, to incorporate co-branding and co-creation enabling Royston to develop an optimal digital marketing strategy working in partnership with their stakeholders.

• The opportunity to undertake a Higher Degree
• Attendance at two residential managerial workshops (each of one week’s duration)
• £4,000 individual training budget
• The opportunity to lead a project, develop project management skills and improve long term career prospects
• Management training and mentoring by an Innovate UK KT Adviser
• Full access to university resources to complete the project

The KTP Associate will be an employee of Newcastle University but will spend most of their working time at the company’s premises in Newcastle. Although the contract is fixed-term for a duration of 2 years, more than 70% of KTP staff are made a permanent job offer by their KTP company.

Royston is a diesel power generation company focused upon the creation of value-added relationships with blue-chip companies in key industry sectors, including, Marine, Power, Defence and Offshore.;

For more information or informal enquiries, please contact Prof. Savvas Papagiannidis and Dr Shirley Coleman

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Skills required: Candidates with a relevant Master’s Degree with experience of working with data analytics in the context of marketing applications are preferred. Suitable candidates with an Honours Degree in Marketing or a relevant subject will be considered.

The successful candidate will have good interpersonal, communication and team working skills and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Personal motivation, drive, good planning, organisation skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines are essential.
Knowledge Base Partner: Newcastle University
Company partner: Royston Limited
Company business area: Supply, service and maintenance of Diesel Engines and Generators for Marine and Land Based activities.
Contact: Sharon Cochrane, KTP Unit
Newcastle University
Old Library Building
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 7RU, Tel: 0191 2088605
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