Business Systems/ KEEN Affiliate Vacancy

Fixed term 21 months
Salary Circa 25.0k per annum

An enthusiastic, innovative and self-motivated person is required for a Knowledge Transfer project between Morgan Motor Company Limited and Coventry University.

The Company

Located in Malvern, West Midlands, Morgan Motor Company Ltd is an innovative British sport car manufacturer; they have operated in a niche automotive sector since their launch in 1910.

The Role

This KEEN funded project is an exciting & innovative opportunity, you will be working with leading staff members from both Morgan Motors and Coventry University to procure and implement an enterprise wide Management Information System that is integrated with existing electronic data such as the CAD/PLM systems and the existing web based capability. This role is a 21 month, fixed-term contract. The Affiliate will be formally employed by Morgan Motor Company Ltd and they will be based at the company premises in Malvern Link and subject to its employment practices and conditions of work.

The Person

: A recent graduate (or graduating this year) with a degree in a Manufacturing Systems Engineering or Business Information Systems related discipline. A post-graduate qualification in these areas supported by a wider range of first degrees such as Mechanical Engineering or Product/Engineering Design would also be appropriate

The successful applicant must have a good degree and excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate complex concepts to staff at all levels requiring a high standard of both verbal and written English. Candidates need to be good team players and flexible enough to meet fast-paced changes in a dynamic business environment.

Good interpersonal skills are required as the candidate will, in due course, be expected to roll out use of new systems across the business units.

The candidate must possess:
A good working knowledge of MS Office functionality
Strong abilities associated with time and project management.
S/he must be a highly motivated individual and able to demonstrate a capacity for analytical & innovative thinking.

A good working knowledge of some of the following software would be beneficial, although not essential:
Database Applications such as SQL
Report Writing Tools such as Crystal Reports

Knowledge Exchange & Enterprise Network (KEEN)

KEEN projects enable recently qualified graduates (Affiliates) to work within West Midlands businesses managing challenging projects and delivering real benefits to the participating companies.

These Knowledge Transfer roles will also provide you with:
Valuable work experience in a commercial environment
Competitive salary
An opportunity to lead and manage a R&D project with defined goals
The possibility for future employment with the company partner at the end of the project

This project has received financial support from the Knowledge Exchange & Enterprise Network programme (KEEN) which is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund

Closing date is 17th September 2013

By application form only - quoting post reference KEEN043/B. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.


Forms to be emailed to [email protected]

Interviews will be held on immediately after the closing date at the company premises if you have not heard by then please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.



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