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Social Value Research Facilitator – KTP Associate
Not on campus

Job reference: KT20003

Location: Not on campus

Closing date: 19/07/2020

Job live date: 18/06/2020

Salary: £35 - £38k per annum pro rata depending on qualifications and experience

Employment type: KTP Associate

Department: Commercial

Division: Knowledge Transfer Centre

Hours Per Week:: Full time or Part time (jobshare) considered

Employment Basis/Type: Fixed Term 24 months

The University of Reading and Stantec are working collaboratively on an exciting Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) to create an approach that quantifies social value outcomes to enable informed decision-making, so that better strategic land development projects are delivered with better community, climate change and commercial outcomes.  The position is a 24-month fixed term contract based full-time at Stantec in Reading, Berkshire.  Remote and flexible working is supported.  It is possible for x2 part-time job-share positions for this role, with salary pro-rata accordingly.

About Stantec:
Stantec is a large global consultancy company that works in Land Development, Transport, Energy and Water.  It provides planning, economics, environmental and engineering  services to enable key decision makers  to create and design communities with better homes, wellbeing, carbon reduction and quality of life at the forefront.

About KTP:

This position forms part of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) funded by Innovate UK.  It’s essential you understand how KTP works with business and the University, and the vital role you will play if you successfully secure a KTP Associate position. 

The successful candidate must possess:

•    PhD or equivalent relevant experience in Planning, Architecture or Urban Design. Minimum Masters degree in relevant subject (Geography, Planning, Architecture, or Urban Design)
•    Evidence of commitment to social value in placemaking and  working with communities
•    Skills in synthesising complex information

 Essential skills we require as a minimum:

•    Strong analytical, graphic, oral and written skills 
•    Able to work comfortably within a large team and independently
•    Able to effectively communicate both technical and non technical information and engage with a wide range of stakeholders, ranging from members of the public to key clients
•    Demonstrate the desire and ability to lead on a commercial project with an understanding of the multi-dimensional nature of a KTP project


Interview date: 4 August 2020

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Academic Supervisor

Contact role:

Lead Academic

Contact name:

Flora Samuel

Contact name:

Lorraine Farrelly

Contact phone:

0118 378 2775

Contact phone:

0118 378 2774

Contact email:

Contact email:

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.


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