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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Flood Resilience Expert (KTP Associate)

Through Oxford Brookes University’s Knowledge Transfer Partnership, Aquobex has an exciting job vacancy to offer. Read the details and apply below.

Position: Flood Resilience Expert (KTP Associate)
Based at: Aquobex Ltd, Oxfordshire
Salary: up to £30k per annum plus personal development budget of £2k per annum
Vacancy ref: 025571
Closing date: 5 October 2016
Start date: as soon as possible; fixed-term post for 24 months

Do you have the knowledge, skills and initiative to develop novel solutions to the devastating problems of flooding?

In this role you will be employed and supervised by the Architectural Engineering Group at Oxford Brookes University, but will be based with Aquobex on Harwell Campus, leading a KTP project part-funded by Innovate UK. You will develop innovative products and services to enhance the flood resilience of new and existing buildings, and approaches to consultancy to support routes to market. You will have experience in construction but may have a background in either architecture or engineering.

This is a rapidly developing and exciting area with excellent future prospects. The right candidate is expected to have the opportunity to move into a senior position within the company on conclusion of the project.

Qualifications we require: You should have a 2.1 degree or better in architecture or any construction associated subject.

About Aquobex Ltd: Aquobex is a leading supplier of flood resilience products and services. Find out more on our homepage.

About Oxford Brookes University: Oxford Brookes is one of the UK’s leading modern universities and enjoys an international reputation for teaching excellence and innovation as well as strong links with business and industry.

The Architectural Engineering Group is an interdisciplinary group working across construction technology, structures, building physics and sustainability. It has a broad skill base that includes architecture, building physics, structural and mechanical engineering and construction economics.

The successful candidate must have: site or design experience in the UK/EU construction industry.

Essential skills we require as a minimum: you will be enthusiastic, communicative and well organised


More information:
T: +44 (0)1865 485960

+44 (0)1923 518 582

Building 69, Building Research Establishment Bucknalls Lane Garston Watford Hertfordshire WD25 9XX


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