An exciting opportunity has become available to work full time on a 2-year Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) to develop and implement a novel, integrated management approach that will drive long-term and sustainable company growth in the healthy ageing sector. Employed and supported by a team of academic experts from Manchester Metropolitan University, the KTP associate will be based at Shapemaster Global’s premises in Huddersfield and Holmfirth.

Strategic Growth Project Lead (KTP Associate)

Reporting to the Managing Director and working with cross-functional internal and external project teams the role will lead and embed the strategic changes required to achieve transformative scaling of business growth and enable long term succession planning. The role also involves leading new business and marketing developments in supporting ongoing and future strategic growth initiatives.

At the end of the fixed two year contract there is a real opportunity for a permanent position with the company; 70% of host companies make a permanent job offer to their Associate at the end of the project. Shapemaster see the Associate potentially taking on a senior role in the organisation at the close of a successful project.

As a minimum the applicant will possess a first degree in Engineering, Operations Management or similarly applied technologies / operations disciplines or equivalent.  Ideally they will have demonstrable and relevant business experience / acumen and potentially an MBA or similar masters level business qualification.

For an informal discussion, please contact Dr Zenon Michaelides or Professor Paul Smith

Apply by submitting a CV and covering letter detailing how you meet the criteria for the role on the MMU Job Website.