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We create practical solutions for individuals, educators, and manufacturing and engineering employers, using unmatched industry expertise and data. Our ‘Enginuity’ in marrying our engineering expertise with ingenuity with data, is how we will design and constantly improve solutions that provide a great user experience, create new solutions that are easy to integrate, and prove the business case for engineering skills development.

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We exist to give one Engineer the opportunity to change their world and ours. Enginuity provides such opportunity through the creation of practical skills solutions for individuals, educators, and manufacturing and engineering employers who want to see and develop the skills they need to succeed.


Workforce Planning Process Analyst (KTP Associate)

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Home Based - Occasional travel will be required


Salary - £38,000 - £40,000 (Dependent on skills and experience)

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About the role

Workforce Planning Process Analyst
Fixed term until 31st August 2024
Full Time – 35 hours per week
Salary – £38,000- £40,000 DOE
Home Based – Occasional travel will be required

This position is initially for a 24 month fixed term contract, employed by Teesside University but working day to day with Enginuity. The appointed candidate will have access to a £4k dedicated training budget tailored towards their personal development, access to leading industry experts and supervision from a leading academic research team from Teesside University’s, led by Dr Xiaoxian Zhu
About Enginuity
Enginuity is a skills organisation, combining Engineering expertise + Ingenuity with data. As a trusted partner to individual engineers, educators and engineering employers, using unmatched industry expertise and data, we create practical solutions to workforce skills challenges so that engineers can change their world and ours. Enginuity is also home to EAL, the Awarding Organisation for Engineering and Manufacturing qualifications, with a long and successful history of leading and shaping skills in the engineering and advanced manufacturing sector.
About KTP
This position forms part of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) funded by Innovate UK. It’s essential you understand how KTP works with business and the University, and the vital role you will play if you successfully secure a KTP Associate position.

Key responsibilities

What you’ll be doing
You will be developing and embedding a skills-based, data science driven, Workforce Planning Toolkit for the Engineering and Manufacturing Sector. The toolkit will be used to create a skills foresighting service which will identify and respond to future technical skills requirements within the sector.
Undertake situational awareness, literature review and create a knowledge repository of existingworkforce planning, and foresighting, approaches within the context of the Engineering and Manufacturing (E&M) sector. Use the acquired knowledge to conduct the gap analysis in E&M Sector to understand and analyse the existing challenges and opportunities of how a data driven (business intelligence) solution is developed in to a HRP framework
•Determine available data that can be used to drive evidence-based decisions, this could be from public sources (O*Net or ESCO), aggregated data sources (EMSI) or private sources. (Job descriptions and CVs). Aggregate the knowledge, skills and behaviours, associated with various roles to feed into the Human Resource workforce planning in engineering (HRWPE) model and defining a new skills taxonomy
•Test, develop and adapt the existing practices and processes to create a new HRP workforce planning model (HRWPE) that is underpinned by the new taxonomy of E&M skills
•Test and validate the proposed HRWPE framework within Enginuity partner organisations
•Supporting Enginuity’s Senior team and New Product and Data teams to commercialise the tool within a commercial context
•Project manage the delivery of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership work plan
•Co-author and present academic papers to relevant journals/conferences
•Contribute to KTP evaluation and final reports
•Adhere to the University’s Health and Safety Policy and guidelines
•Promote Equality and Diversity for staff and students

Skills and experience required

What we’re looking for
•You will have a PhD (achieved or completing) in a Management Science discipline, e.g Human Resource Management or Management Information Systems
•You will have theoretical knowledge and understand of Workforce Planning tools and their real-world application
•You will have working knowledge of qualitative and quantitative data design, collection and analysis
•You will have Demonstrable research skills. Experience of utilising research, data science and analytical tools (e.g. Power BI) to collate, interrogate and analyse data from a range of public and private sources
•You will have excellent communication skills including report writing
•You will have demonstrable Project Management experience
•You will have experience of engaging with diverse stakeholders including some experience of working with senior managers
•You will have experience of delivering milestones which contribute to a bigger project output

Other skills which would be desirable however not needed to apply for the role
•You may have experienced of Human Resource Information Systems
•You may have experience in documenting processes and performing diagnostic tests and audits
•You may have experience of developing and implementing new processes and systems for efficient human resource planning
•You will have excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to apply creative thinking to find effective solutions
Working for EAL/Enginuity Group
We offer a supportive work environment where we pride ourselves on being an inclusive place to work for all our colleagues and we want everyone to feel valued and that they can be themselves at work

If you have any questions about this vacancy please contact   T: 01642 738104   E: [email protected]





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