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Software, Analytics, and Process Engineer (KTP Associate)

Northumbria University - Faculty of Engineering and Environment

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary: £28,000 to £33,000
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 30th April 2019
Closes: 26th June 2019
Job Ref: EAE/18/1690

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

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: or Dr Kay Rogage:  

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: and Computer Information Sciences at Northumbria University:

Find out more about Turner and Townsend Ltd here:

To apply for this vacancy please click on the link below:

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.

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