Vacancy: Knowledge Transfer Manager – Water

Department of Earth Sciences, Environmental Sustainability Knowledge Transfer Network (ESKTN), Begbroke Science Park, University of Oxford

Grade 7: £29,249 – £35,938

The Environmental Sustainability KTN is a ‘not-for-profit’ organisation funded by the Technology Strategy Board. ESKTN focuses on accelerating the UK’s transition to a low carbon, resource and energy efficient economy by connecting businesses, universities, other research organisations and Government agencies, to catalyse innovation across a wide range of environmental technologies. The ESKTN has four main areas of interest, in sustainable water management, sustainable energy, resource efficiency and waste management, and sustainable land management and food production.

The Knowledge Transfer Manager will have responsibilities particularly for the area of sustainable water management.

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join our team to provide innovation support to businesses and academics in the UK, promoting networking and building new collaborations, including collaborative R&D projects. A highly motivated self-starter with excellent communication and organisational skills, you will enjoy the challenge of working at the interface of scientific knowledge, changing industrial need and evolving governmental policy. Candidates should have a Degree in an appropriate area of engineering, environmental or related science, business or industrial experience and knowledge exchange skills. It may be possible for suitable candidates to be based mainly away from Oxford.

This is a fixed-term post until the end of March 2013, in the first instance.
Applications must be received by 12pm on Tuesday 28 August 2012. Interviews will be held on 6 September 2012.
Contact Person : Aimee Crowshaw
Contact Phone : 01865 272000
Closing Date : 28-Aug-2012
Contact Email : aimeec@earth.ox.ac.uk
More details and an application form can be found here.

 

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