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KTP Programme Officer

Research and Knowledge Exchange

Location:  Brighton - Moulsecoomb
Salary:  £27,116 to £30,497 per annum
Contract Length: 12 months
Closing Date:  Monday 27 June 2022
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  RK5047M-22-235

An exciting Programme Officer opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and self-motivated graduate to work on in a proactive and innovative team, managing the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) scheme at the University of Brighton.

This position is a 1-year fixed term contract as a KTP Programme Officer.  The purpose of this role is to provide post award project management coordination providing project support across a broad programme of KTP projects. This support will include (but is not limited to) managing monitoring systems and databases keeping information up to date and tracking progress, being the point of contact for KTP teams, building relationships with partners, managing LMC (Local Management Committee) meetings and all other project meetings, overseeing the final report process and being proactive in finding solutions to project issues and concerns. 

Your role is responsible for managing project finances, including managing a schedule of claim submissions and monitoring project spend, and be responsible for organising HR related activities for KTP Associates including recruitment and induction, in consultation with KTP project teams.  You will respond to customer enquiries and provide some marketing/promotion support (both internal to the university and externally).  The KTP Team sits within the Knowledge Exchange Team, therefore other tasks may fall within the broader Knowledge Exchange portfolio.

To be successful in this role, you will have:  

  • A degree qualification   
  • Excellent project management and problem-solving skills    
  • Analytical ability and excellent numeracy skills, with the ability to manage budgets    
  • A problem-solving approach in a changing environment, and be an excellent communicator and team player
  • Ability to balance and plan priorities whilst maintaining a high standard of service to a range of multi-partner (business and university) projects.  

What is KTP? 

For full information about the KTP scheme please see: http://brighton.ac.uk/ktp

We welcome applications from candidates seeking to job share.

Further details:

The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from Minority Ethnic backgrounds because the university is underrepresented by Minority Ethnic staff.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.


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