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Business Analyst – (KTP Associate)

Arts & Sciences Faculty Office

Location:  Other
Salary:  £32,348 to £35,333 per annum
Fixed Term
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Friday 19 August 2022
Reference:  EHA2139-0722

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About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Business Analyst (KTP Associate) working on a highly innovative business growth project in the field of data-driven customer marketing, working collaboratively with a highly respected academic team and an internationally recognized fabrics supplier and manufacturer.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) is a national scheme which facilitates business-university collaboration projects. KTP projects are high impact and use research informed expertise to achieve the significant levels of innovation. The role of the Business Analyst KTP Associate is to facilitate the transfer of knowledge from the University to our partner, Panaz, via the planning and delivery of a key business growth project in the field of data-driven customer marketing.

Panaz are global designers and manufacturers of high quality, flame retardant, technical fabrics. They specialise in the hospitality, healthcare, transport and corporate sectors. In particular, Panaz holds a UK market leading position for antimicrobial fabrics and treatments for the healthcare sector.

Panaz's head office is based in Burnley, Lancashire, but is a multi-national organisation which operates through a global network of subsidiary agents and representatives across Europe, the Middle East and Asia, North America, Africa and Australia.

About You

As a Business Analyst (KTP Associate) you will hold a suitable academic qualification in either business management, marketing, or economics. They will have skills to analyze customer, market and business performance data, examine business processes, and identify challenges and opportunities. They must also be able to interpret insights from raw data and translating findings into business relevant reports and assets. Strong written and interpersonal skills are vital for being able to work with a wide range of stakeholders on the project.


You will benefit from 25 days annual leave plus 13 bank holiday inclusive of University closure days per annum. We aim to provide our staff with a positive work life balance and have a range of schemes in place to support this. Your continued professional development is as important to us as it is to you and we demonstrate this through our investment in your CPD activity. 

You will be automatically enrolled into the Local Government Pension Scheme and have access to our staff benefits platform, which provides you with discounts across the high street to help you save money on your everyday spending such as supermarket shopping, cinema tickets, dining out and more. We also offer discounted membership to our state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities.

About Us

Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

You’ll be working for a multi award-winning institution that has been named Modern University of the Year in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022 and shortlisted for the overall UK University of the Year award. Edge Hill has also recently been awarded University of the Year in the Educate North Awards (2021) in recognition of our continued commitment to deliver an exceptional student experience and the exceptional progress we have made to deliver investment and innovation over the past 12 months, while placing students at the heart of everything we do.

The University has judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Professor Simon Bolton, Associate Dean and Professor of Innovation at 

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

Further details:    Job Description & Person Specification    
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