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Business Transformation Manager (KTP Associate)

Manchester Metropolitan University

Location: Manchester
Salary: £33,000 depending on experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 16th November 2021
Closes: 14th December 2021
Job Ref: eArcu-3856

Based at: Anderton Board and Packaging Ltd, Manchester

Salary: Circa £33k depending on experience

The role:

An exciting opportunity has become available to work full time on a 2-year Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) to facilitate a strategic cultural and transformative change of the business management capabilities that will improve operational agility, core market performance, and enable the exploitation of strategic supply chain and market expansion opportunities, whilst maintaining integrity of high performing business functions.

Employed and supported by a team of academic experts from the University, this post will be based at Anderton Board and Packaging Ltd's premises in Manchester.

Company information:

Founded in 1850, Anderton Board and Packaging are a family-owned company operating throughout the North of England specialising in the supply of solidboard/greyboard products. Find out more about Anderton Board at https://andertonboard.co.uk/

Qualification we require:

The Associate is expected to hold an MSc in Operations Management (or similar management associated discipline), or be a recent MBA graduate, or hold a relevant master's degree in a marketing or business discipline.

Equivalent management qualifications, and industry experience with exposure at the appropriate levels as well as requisite knowledge of academic principles, will also be welcomed and considered.

Application requirements:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to engage effectively with staff at all levels
  • Ability to quickly assimilate large volumes of technical information
  • Highly motivated with a desire to develop and engage in new knowledge
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to self-motivate
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Leadership qualities

Benefits:

  • £2,000 per year to spend on personal training;
  • attendance at two managerial workshops (each of one week's duration);
  • opportunity to register on a higher degree (at a reduced cost);
  • opportunity of a permanent position with the company; 70% of host companies make a permanent job offer to their Associate at the end of the project.

For an informal discussion, please contact Dr Roula Michaelides r.michaelides@mmu.ac.uk or Professor Paul Smith p.smith@mmu.ac.uk

Apply by submitting a CV and covering letter detailing how you meet the criteria for the role at https://manmetjobs.mmu.ac.uk/jobs

Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring and particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented in the University workforce.

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