NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY

Software, Analytics and Process Engineer (KTP Associate)

Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Salary
£27,000 - £33,000
Posted
30 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
05 Jan 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

This is a great opportunity to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team of academic and industry practitioners and lead a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project between Northumbria University and Turner and Townsend Consulting Ltd (T&T). The project aims to use information modelling technology to create a digital design management service, and an integrated decision-support platform, to facilitate collaboration and increase productivity in construction projects.

As a KTP associate, you will be responsible for the development of the service and platform in an ambitious two-year project supporting the delivery of the core business strategy of T&T, a multinational professional services company specialising in programme management, project management, cost management and consulting across the property, and infrastructure sectors.

Within T&T, their in-house technology team (our partner) already has interests in digital assets, data and analytics, technology systems, and security. This KTP project will support T&T to redesign current ‘analogue’ processes for design management through the production of a digital decision-support platform which will be used to create a new capability in design management offering enhanced services to T&T’s global clients for construction projects.

The opportunities available to you:

  • To take a leading role in an ambitious project concerned with developing a digital design management service.
  • Potential to be retained in a permanent position within the company at the end of the project. 
  • £2,000 pa professional training and personal development budget.
  • Residential leadership & management programme at Ashornehill College https://www.ashornehill.co.uk/

For full details of qualifications, skills and experience required for the post, please review the available documents.

To arrange an informal phone conversation with one of the project team please contact either of the academic supervision team: Dr Barry Gledson: barry.gledson@northumbria.ac.uk or Dr Kay Rogage: k.rogage@northumbria.ac.uk

This project is co-supervised across the disciplines of computer science and construction project management. Find out more about the departments of Mechanical and Construction Engineering: https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/academic-departments/mechanical-and-construction-engineering/ and Computer Information Sciences at Northumbria University: https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/academic-departments/computer-and-information-sciences/

Find out more about Turner and Townsend Ltd here: https://www.turnerandtownsend.com/

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now', and submit a Covering Letter and your CV, including a full list of publications where relevant and any documents specifically requested in the Role Description and Person Specification, such as a sample of written work or journal article.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

Please note that if you do not have permission to work in the UK, Northumbria University may not be able to obtain a Certificate of Sponsorship for you to take up this position.

Please note this vacancy will close on 05/01/2020