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Subject: Position at Leather Conservation Centre

Position at Leather Conservation Centre

From: Knights Mike <mike.knights<-at->
Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2009
KTP Associate - Product Development Manager
The Leather Conservation Centre

Fixed term contract (up to 2 years)

Circa UKP20,000 per annum

An exciting and challenging post has arisen under the Knowledge
Transfer Partnerships Programme.  You will be based within The
Leather Conservation Centre <URL:>
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. Or more
information about KTP see


The Leather Conservation Centre (LCC), 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 importance.

The LCC 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 also assist in setting down manufacturing and marketing
programmes.  You will need to have a degree in chemistry,
biochemistry or a related science subject.  An interest in or
understanding of conservation is desirable but not essential.

A flexible team player with the ability to work independently and
with good interpersonal skills, you will have the technical
aptitude, organisational skills and self-motivation to drive the
project through to a successful conclusion.  You will also study for
a professional qualification in Management and be encouraged to
study for a research based higher degree linked to your KTP

For further information please contact

    Yvette Fletcher
    +44 1604 719766

Quote Ref:  MK4341JHR

Closing date:  20 May 2009
Interview Date:  3 June 2009

For an information pack please visit
<URL:> or email

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: +441604 892838

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