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Position at Leather Conservation Centre

From: Knights Mike <mike.knights<-at->
Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2009
KTP Associate - Product Development Manager (Fixed Term Contract)
The Leather Conservation Centre

UKP18,425 - UKP20,892 per annum

An exciting and challenging post has arisen under the Knowledge
Transfer Partnerships Programme.  You will be based within The
Leather Conservation Centre as the partner company but employed by
The University of Northampton. All the usual benefits of KTP
Associate status apply to this post.  Training package, academic and
industrial supervision, and paid study support towards a
postgraduate qualification.  For more information about KTP see

The Leather Conservation Centre, which is based in Northampton, is a
major international centre for leather conservation, education and
research.  It offers a comprehensive service in the conservation and
restoration of leather objects of historic, cultural and artistic

The organisation is now looking to develop a new revenue stream in
terms of a conservation product for international markets and
requires a Product Development Manager who will, amongst other
things, research existing products and markets, develop and launch a
superior product, and set down manufacturing and marketing
programmes.  You will need to have a degree in chemistry,
biochemistry or a related subject.  An interest in or understanding
of conservation is expected.

A flexible team player, with first class interpersonal skills, you
will have the technical aptitude, organisational skills and
self-motivation to drive the project through to a successful
conclusion with the minimum of supervision. You will also be
required to study for a professional qualification in Management and
be expected to study for a research based higher degree linked to
your KTP activity.

For further information please contact

    Yvette Fletcher
    on (0
    +44 1604 719766

For further information on The Leather Conservation Centre please


Quote Ref:  MK4341JH

Closing date:  6 April 2009
Interview Date:  22 April 2009

For an information pack please visit


or email: per.apply<-at->northampton<.>ac<.>uk

Alternatively call the 24 hour answerphone on +44 1604 892822

The University of Northampton as an employer strives to achieve
diversity among its staff which reflects the communities it serves.

Mike Knights
Human Resources Assistant
Employee Relations and Recruitment
The University of Northampton
Park Campus
Boughton Green Road
Northampton NN2 7AL
+44 1604 892793
Fax: +44 604 892838

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