Generic Post KTP Associate Job Title: KTP Associate
Reporting to: KTP Supervisor School/ School of Engineering and Built
Job Family: Academic, Research and Enterprise Grade: NA
Main purpose To work on a specific project with a partner company which is core to the strategic development of
of the role that business.
Summary of Examples of role specific activity:
To work with John Martin Partnership (Quantity Surveyors) Ltd to extend the functionality of their
Stock Information Database (SID) system for storing and managing property and housing stock
information to include new facilities: for planning and optimising capital works investment
programmes; and for monitoring, modelling and forecasting energy consumption and CO2 emissions
across housing stock.
• To work directly with all stakeholders, including clients from both John Martin Partnership and the
owners of large portfolios of housing stock define to develop detailed requirements for the new
functionalities and the manner in which they will be used.
• To re-engineer and enhance the existing SID system to incorporate the new planning and
modelling functionalities, including its integration with external data sources and third party housing
and other information systems.
• To promote the enhanced SID system to existing and prospective clients.
• To document work undertaken on an ongoing basis.
• Any other tasks appropriate to the post and in line with School/Department business needs.
Examples of generic activity:
Research and Development
Contribute to the development of a system or product.
Contribute to the generation of original ideas based on outcomes.
Continually update knowledge in area of specialism.
Prepare reports and present findings to local Management Committee.
Attend and contribute to relevant meetings.
Liaise and network internally and externally to exchange information for effective working.
Administration and Management
Plan personal day to day work profile to achieve the outcomes of the specified projects.
Use resources efficiently and effectively to achieve outcomes.
Plan, prioritise and organise own workload.
Solve day-to-day problems as they arise on a routine basis and recognise when a problem
should be referred to others.
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Outreach, knowledge transfer and income generation
Prepare reports and present findings to Local Management Committee.
Pastoral care and work environment
Demonstrate care and sensitivity towards the needs of staff.
Demonstrate awareness of risks in the work environment and potential impact on self and
Balance competing work priorities.
Criteria Essential Desirable Evidence
Education, Degree in Computing, Application form
Qualifications Mathematics, Engineering or
& Training Physics (1 or 2:1)
Skills, The person should have • It is desirable that the person has Application form
Knowledge & knowledge and experience of some prior knowledge of algorithms for
Competencies the Microsoft .NET platform planning, scheduling and optimisation
The person should have • It is desirable that the person has
knowledge and experience of knowledge of relational database
developing /adapting systems, especially Microsoft SQL Server
applications developed in • It is desirable that the person
ASP.NET should have an appreciation of object
The person to have knowledge oriented programming and design
of technologies and tools for • It is useful for the person to have
delivering mobile applications some knowledge of technologies and
The person should have good tools for delivering Rich Internet
levels of numeracy Applications and Cloud based computing
The person should have good
The person should have good
The person should be goal
oriented and capable of
working on their own initiative
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