University of Brighton KTP / Falcon Coffees
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Carbon Project Manager

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Business or Science graduate to lead a challenging, technical Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project with the University of Brighton and Lewes based business, Falcon Coffees.

The project aims to embed management capabilities with a focus on environmental economics, to optimise coffee supply chains by identifying and implementing methodologies for measuring and mitigating against carbon emissions. This role is a 30 months fixed term contract as a KTP Associate, based in Lewes, East Sussex.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have a BSc Hons (min 2:1) in a Business or Science related degree, preferably within qualifications in economics, finance or biochemistry. A high level of written and spoken Spanish (Intermediate, fluent, native speaker) is essential to this role.

It is essential you have up to date knowledge of the principles of business and innovation management, as well as a keen interest in climate change and the sustainability of coffee production. Experience of working on or leading projects will be needed to carry out your role successfully. Knowledge of the coffee industry and an understanding of agronomy would also be an advantage.

What is KTP?

Full information about the scheme

Further details:

The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background because the university is underrepresented by BAME staff.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.

What we are looking for

A high level of written and spoken Spanish (Intermediate, fluent, native speaker) is essential to this role.

It is essential you have up to date knowledge of the principles of business and innovation management, as well as a keen interest in climate change and the sustainability of coffee production. Experience of working on or leading projects will be needed to carry out your role successfully. Knowledge of the coffee industry and an understanding of agronomy would also be an advantage.

Qualifications

To be successful in this role, you will have a BSc Hons (min 2:1) in a business or science related degree, preferably within qualifications in economics, finance or biochemistry.

Accepted degree subjects

Any

Additional job details

Location
Lewes
Salary
£28,000 - £32,000

salary dependent on qualifications and experience, plus a personal development budget of £5,000

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term

Full-time

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 27 September 2021

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Closing date:  27 September 2021

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