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KTP Recruitment & Administration Officer

Job title KTP Recruitment & Administration Officer

Department Research and Innovation Services (RIS)

Salary Starting from £27,929, rising to £34,308

Grade Grade 6

SOC Code - Visa Requirements 3562

This role is sponsorable

Placed on Thursday 12 January 2023

Closing date Sunday 05 February 2023

Interview date Monday 20 February 2023

Reference CH10234

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Research and Innovation Services is seeking to appoint a KTP Recruitment & Administration Officer. 

About the role 

The role will be responsible for overseeing the recruitment process of Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Associates at the University of Bath and supporting the delivery of Local Management Committees (LMCs) in awarded programmes. 

You will be required to work with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders to deliver the efficient recruitment of good quality candidates to KTP programmes.

Ensuring that the KTP recruitment process maintains all required standards and complies with all University processes. 

You will also need to support the administrative management of awarded KTPs to ensure all reports are provided, minutes provided to the funder and that internal KTP documentation is maintained. In addition, the position will support KE activities of the Business Partnerships & Knowledge Exchange Team. 

This role is offered on a full time (36.5 hours per week) permanent basis. 

About you 

You will:

  • Have previous experience within a generalist HR environment.
  • Be able to prioritise and manage own workload.
  •  Strong communication skills. 

The University of Bath is highly rated for excellence in research and teaching. Amongst our strengths is our track record of collaborating with external organisations to develop research outputs that deliver economic, societal and environmental benefits. 

For informal discussions about the role please contact Jason Edwards, Business Partnerships & KE Manager on or Julie Morton, Business Partnerships & KE Manager (H&SS) on

About the Department 

The Department of Research & Innovation Services (RIS) oversees the implementation of the University of Bath’s strategic research priorities and manages research systems and reporting requirements. RIS supports the research activity of staff and student researchers with professional development, collaboration and funding opportunities, ethics and responsible conduct compliance, contract development, project management and intellectual property. 

What we can offer you:

We are an equal opportunities employer and have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award

A family-friendly University with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident leader and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require. 

We offer:

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme;
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance;
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce; 
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities.

a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for. Please visit the following webpages for more information:

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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Visa information

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK, you should refer to our guidance on the Skilled Worker Visa before embarking on a job application to ensure you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / Indefinite Leave to Remain − please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.

Update to our application process

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.