Workplace Innovation Project Lead - KTP Associate

£32,000 - £34,000

Glasgow, City of Glasgow - 24 months

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Job description

Alba Facilities Services Ltd is a forward looking employer that is currently looking to implement cutting edge people management practices as well as digital systems to maximise efficiency in its business-to-business engineering services. Supported by a team at the University of Strathclyde, the KTP Associate will undertake a 2-year programme of work to research and develop solutions in order to recruit and retain staff by offering a progressive and people-focused organisational culture. The associate will need to form an understanding of the business-to-business engineering services industry as well as the needs and preferences of engineers working for the company. As part of the programme of change, the successful candidate will research best practice in implementing a 4-day working week. Based on the output of this study, the Associate and the academic team will use latest state-of-the-art culture and behaviour change practices to develop the solutions in order to implement these innovative workplace arrangements. The Associate will also contribute to the knowledge base through training workshops and reports which will be the basis for journal publications and lecture material. Consistent reference to literature and use of academic and industry experise will ensure best practice and successful delivery.

Project description

This project will improve productivity through the application of improved business processes and an innovative approach to people management, allowing AFS to deliver a 4-day week for employees.

About the business

Alba Facilities Services Limited has been operating since 2003 and is a forward-thinking progressive company with a great people centric culture. Our people are our number one asset. Alba has ambitious growth plans and is keen to develop as a company utilising an innovative approach to developing our people, supporting our customers and providing superior service delivery. Around the clock, we operate, maintain, repair, install and replace mechanical and electrical systems and building fabric within commercial properties across Scotland. We continually invest in the latest technology to provide our clients with the best Predictive Maintenance and Diagnostic technology available.

Management

Management

An undergraduate or, preferably, a postgraduate degree in Management.

21 September 2022

9 October 2022

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Alba Facilities Services Ltd is a forward looking employer that is currently looking to implement cutting edge people management practices as well as digital systems to maximise efficiency in its business-to-business engineering services. Supported by a team at the University of Strathclyde, the KTP Associate will undertake a 2-year programme of work to research and develop solutions in order to recruit and retain staff by offering a progressive and people-focused organisational culture. The associate will need to form an understanding of the business-to-business engineering services industry as well as the needs and preferences of engineers working for the company. As part of the programme of change, the successful candidate will research best practice in implementing a 4-day working week. Based on the output of this study, the Associate and the academic team will use latest state-of-the-art culture and behaviour change practices to develop the solutions in order to implement these innovative workplace arrangements. The Associate will also contribute to the knowledge base through training workshops and reports which will be the basis for journal publications and lecture material. Consistent reference to literature and use of academic and industry experise will ensure best practice and successful delivery.