Strategic HR Project Manager/KTP Associate

Aston University - Aston Business School

Basis: Full Time, Fixed-term for 15 months

Interview Date: To be confirmed

The successful candidate must be able to start in post no later than 22 December 2016

An exciting opportunity has become available for an ambitious graduate to take on this strategic project with the support of mentors from the company, University and Innovate UK. The project will design, deliver and evaluate a workforce intelligence planning system for Higgs within their wider enterprise. You will gain an understanding of the issues involved in the transition of a highly successful and forward thinking legal practice that is experiencing rapid growth, to one using innovative approaches to address future market challenges. This position is a 15 month fixed term contract.

Qualifications we require:

As a minimum, you will hold a 2:1 Degree in a relevant area such as Human Resource Management, Management Studies, Operations Management or Psychology. A Masters level qualification in a relevant area would be an advantage.

About Higgs & Sons:

Higgs & Sons it a long- established legal practice, trading for over 140 years and delivers a wide range of legal services to clients of all sizes. They are one of the largest law firms in the West Midlands and were the Birmingham Law Society Law Firm of the Year 2011 and Corporate Law Firm of the Year 2013 at the Midlands Insider Dealmakers Awards.

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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.

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For informal enquiries about this role please contact Dr Judy Scully on 0121 204 3229 or

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Please visit our website for further information and to apply online.  If you do not have access to the internet telephone 0121-204-4500 and leave your name and address quoting reference number R160399.

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