Transformation Lead - KTP Associate

University of the West of Scotland – School of Business and Creative Industries in Partnership with FIDO Tech Ltd.

Fixed term: 27 months

  • Do you want to help protect one of our planet’s most precious natural resources, by ridding the world of leaks and saving water?
  • Are you looking for a unique opportunity to use your knowledge, skills and experience to deliver an exciting project improving global water sustainability?
  • Would you like to work with an award-winning technology innovation company and be supported by senior company management and by a team of academics from The University of the West of Scotland?
  • Do you have experience of working in a rapidly expanding business?
  • Are you looking for hands on experience whilst gaining further qualifications?

The company

FIDO Tech Ltd is an innovative UK software business developing impact technology solutions for the water industry, based on ground-breaking acoustic analysis. FIDO currently provide leak profiling services to water utilities, delivered as a SaaS/DaaS offering and utilising either FIDO's proprietary acoustic sensors (FIDO Bugs) or audio files from other providers' sensors. The business has grown rapidly in the last couple of years driven by the success of early adopter trials, investor funding and, of course, the platform technology and innovation across the FIDO AI platform and FIDO Bug sensor technology; supported by their first, and ongoing, KTP with UWS in 2020.

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The role

This project focuses on leading the company through a transformative period, building management capability, and strengthening and reinforcing the innovative company culture which gives FIDO it’s unique identity and competitive advantage.  The successful candidate will work closely with the company CEO to analyse the current strategic positioning and capabilities of the organisation to contribute to the successful transition from an innovative technology-based company to a global industry leading provider of technological solutions to a wide range of customers.

Why UWS?

UWS was named Higher Educational Institution of the Year in The Herald Higher Education Awards 2022 and is officially ranked by Times Higher Education in the top 600 universities worldwide (2022 World University Rankings) as well as in the top 150 universities worldwide under 50 years old (2022 Young University Rankings).

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.To find our more about London Campus located in the historic London Docklands, click here.

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 £4500 in your development, this includes training in Chartered Management Institute (Level 5) and the opportunity to register for an MPhil or Ph.D at no cost during your KTP Associateship. 

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Questions about this vacancy? Contact, Lecturer in Management & New Technology

Interview date: w/c 12th September 2022

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