UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST OF SCOTLAND

Business Process and Marketing Project Manager (KTP Associate)

Location
Paisley, Renfrewshire (GB)
Salary
Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted
26 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
26 May 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

School of Business and Enterprise in Partnership with IPIG

Business Process and Marketing Project Manager (KTP Associate)

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Up to £30,000 per annum

Fixed term for 30 months

  • Opportunity to register free of charge for a Higher Degree (MPhil/PhD)
  • Chartered Management Institute (level 5) training in Management;
  • £5,000 Personal Development budget

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious graduate to further develop their career by working on a 30-month Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project between IPIG Ltd and the University of the West of Scotland.

In addition to a substantial rewards package, the position offers the Associate the following benefits:

  • Lead a challenging & innovative project with real business impact
  • Champion change within an organisation & embed new knowledge
  • Receive support from leading academics and senior company staff
  • Develop commercially valuable skills & accelerate your career
  • The potential for a career with IPIG Ltd. at the end of the scheme

IPIG – Inspiring Projects Involving Glass - provide uniquely engineered architectural glass solutions for some of the most demanding architects and end clients around the World.  The company is looking to strengthen their brand, expand the business both in the UK and internationally and solidify their position as a global leader in their market.  This will involve a combination of market led strategic change and business development activity, development and implementation of a modern business structure (organisational change), enhanced infrastructure (business systems), improved business processes (strategic marketing and business development) and a new customer centric culture (culture and change management).

This is a unique opportunity to join the IPIG team and work directly with the CEO/senior management team.  We seek an outstanding graduate with a relevant degree in business/marketing, or a marketing related qualification, and proven interest in business innovation, marketing, development and growth (particularly in SMEs) to help deliver this transformative project.  In addition, the post holder will bring to the team excellent digital, communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a high-performance team, collaborating with colleagues and sharing expertise.

The post will be based at the company HQ in Glasgow, working directly with the company founder and CEO, and will also involve occasional visits to the London office and general business travel.

Further information, including full description of the job and person specification and details of how to apply, is available at http://www.uws.ac.uk/about-uws/jobs

Closing date:           26th May 2019

Interviews:               Week Commencing 21st June 2019

The project is part of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) programme that aims to help businesses to improve their competitiveness and productivity through the better use of knowledge, technology and skills that reside within the UK knowledge base. Successful Knowledge Transfer Partnership projects are funded by UK Research and Innovation through Innovate UK and are part of the government’s Industrial Strategy. To find out how KTP works and the vital role you will play if you successfully secure a KTP Associate position. Please visit: www.ktpws.org.uk

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520