Digital Business Transformation Manager – KTP Associate

Paisley, Renfrewshire (GB)
up to £34,500 (plus 10% bonus payable upon achieving agreed targets)
22 Oct 2021
End of advertisement period
01 Nov 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

University of the West of Scotland in Partnership with Bash’D LTD 
School of Business and Creative Industries

Campus:     Company based- Edinburgh
Job Title:     Digital Business Transformation Manager – KTP Associate
Req No:     REQ001327
Salary Scale:  up to £34,500 (plus 10% bonus payable upon achieving agreed targets)
Full time:     35 hours per week
Fixed term:     30 months

Free higher degree + £5000 personal development budget

The company

Bash’D is an award-winning community bakery specialising in sourdough bread production. Since start-up we have experienced 100% growth year on year. With a focus on quality, simplicity and customer service Bash’D service a rising consumer and wholesale demand for artisanal bread. In placing community and environmental awareness at its core Bash’D understand the important links between food security, healthy and ecologically friendly ingredients, and sustainable business growth. Bash’D looks to take its innovative and greening vision for ethical and artisanal quality bread across the cities and communities of the UK.  Bash’D are a living wage/no zero-hour contracts employer.  

Find out more about Bash’D by visiting:

The Role

This is a unique opportunity to work in one of Scotland’s innovation leaders in the field of baking. Responding to a global greening agenda in food production this 30-month Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project between the Bash’D and UWS the post has the potential for permanent employment.

You will be a graduate in Digital Marketing/ Digital Business Analyst/Digital Business Development background or with a relevant degree involving a significant amount of relevant in digital business experience.  The successful candidate will be an integral member of the management team and will be instrumental in realising the company’s exciting plans for business growth, achieved by enhancing the team’s approach to strategic management development, planning and decision making, to implement organisational and cultural change and to build business resilience.

About KTP:
This position forms part of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) funded by Innovate UK.  It’s essential you understand how KTP works with business and the University, and the vital role you will play if you successfully secure a KTP Associate position.  Please visit: or contact Stuart McKay (

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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If you have questions about this vacancy contact: or the company directly.

Further information, including details of how to apply is available at

Closing Date: Thursday 18th November 2021

Interview Date:  Week beginning Monday 29th November 2021

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.