Change Development Manager - mKTP Associate      

Doune, Stirling
Up to £30,000 per annum
08 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
08 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Business and Creative Industries in Partnership with Key FM

Campus:        Company Based ‘The Pistol Factory’, 37 Main Street, Doune, FK16 6BJ

Job Title:        Change Development Manager - mKTP Associate         

Req No:          REQ000994

Salary Scale: Up to £30,000 per annum                

Full-time:         Yes

Fixed Term:    30 months

  • Are you a Business or Management graduate looking for a unique opportunity to deliver an exciting project?
  • Would you like to work with a leading company and be supported by senior company management and by a team of academics at UWS?
  • Are you looking for hands on experience whilst gaining further qualifications?

If so, we want to hear from you!

The company

Key FM is at the forefront of Facilities Management (FM) both in the UK and Internationally. The company is expanding in the UK and Internationally, and also has an intent to 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 customer centric culture (culture and change management).

The role

This is a unique opportunity to join the Key FM team and work directly with the CEO/senior management team.  We seek an outstanding graduate with a relevant degree in business/management, and proven interest in business innovation, development and growth (particularly in SMEs) to help deliver this transformative project.  In addition, the post holder will bring to the team excellent 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 Doune, working directly with the company founder and CEO, and may also involve general business travel.

What is KTP?

This scheme offers an invaluable opportunity for graduates to become a key contributor to innovate real world company projects, giving you the chance to convert the skills and knowledge learned from your degree to practical application. You will gain vital experience and continue your development through support from on-site line managers and UWS academics, to achieve success in the wider commercial world.

Why UWS?

We support you – We are the only Scottish University to have a dedicated KTP centre, meaning you are fully supported throughout your time with the company by UWS staff.

We are growing – In 2019, UWS were the top performing University in the UK by value of secured KTP projects.

You grow with us – Many of our KTP associates are offered permanent roles and continue to provide support to projects as part of a team and autonomously. We will also invest £5,000 in your development, this includes training in Chartered Management Institute (Level 5) and the opportunity to register for an MPhil or Ph.D.

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What we are looking for

An ambitious graduate to lead a challenging and innovative project with real business impact. Someone with a track record of planning and organising work, as well as being proactive in championing change.

Questions about this vacancy? Contact Dr Christine Reilly at

To apply, visit

Closing date: Wednesday 8th July 2020

Interview date:Tuesday 4th August 2020

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

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

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