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Join our highly skilled and experienced team, working to connect people and drive positive change.

KTN is an equal opportunities employer that embraces diversity and inclusion. We are proud of our respectful culture that encourages people to thrive through working together.

Our current open positions are listed at the bottom of this page.

Our Values

Open: We value diversity of opinions, ideas, skills and perspectives.

Creative: We embrace ideas with curious minds and use our insight to uncover opportunity.

Collaborative: We are one team, working together across sectors, people and geographies to drive positive change.

Determined: We are determined to meet challenges with solutions and enable innovators to think and act beyond expectations.

Our Culture

We aim to provide an exceptional place of work for exceptional people, and our organisational values and behaviours reflect this aspiration. It’s what makes our culture unique.

Ask yourself…

  • Do you value diversity of opinions, ideas, skills and perspectives?
  • Do you possess a curious mind, embrace new ideas, and love to utilise insight to uncover opportunity?
  • Are you comfortable working across sectors, people and geographies to drive positive outcomes?
  • Are you a problem solver, determined to meet challenges with solutions, and able to think and act beyond expectations?
  • Do you want to be part of a team that empowers its members to be creative and innovative in the way they shape the future and deliver positive change?

These are the attributes we look for in our people, so if you know these apply to you then apply to us today.

 

KTN 2025 Strategy

We connect ideas, people and communities to drive innovation that changes lives.

Innovation is complex. The journey from idea to market is not straightforward and requires a diverse range of know-how, investment, market knowledge and research. KTN exists to connect innovators with new partners and new opportunities beyond their existing thinking – accelerating ambitious ideas into real-world solutions.

The future holds both challenges and opportunities. We are passionate about working with innovative businesses to overcome these challenges and shape the opportunities and solutions that follow.

Our vision is to create a network of innovators so powerful its ideas will change the world.

While business is at the heart of our work, our diverse connections span government, funders, research and the third sector. This unrivalled overview and connectivity enable us to be a trusted guide through a complex global landscape of research, development and innovation. Over the next five years, we will build collaborations at a local, national and global level.

People Strategy

At KTN we want to ensure our already strong workforce is constantly nurtured, listened to, and further strengthened, motivated and empowered to deliver consistently high levels of collaborative work, focusing on meeting the challenges of tomorrow.

We are committed to providing an exceptional place of work for our exceptional people. In this regard we will embrace diversity and inclusion, enhancing our respectful and trusting culture so that our staff feel supported and valued – and thrive through working together.

Only with the right people can we sustain our ability to have wide ranging expertise and convene the expertise of others, more rapidly than ever before, to help more innovators get their ideas to market and to ensure ideas and innovations are shared seamlessly across sectors and business communities.

If you would like to contact us regarding career opportunities, please email the recruitment team.

 

Explore our open positions below.

Job Vacancies

Title Category Location
Legal and Contracts Manager Innovation Currently, during this extended lockdown period, this position is based from home. After the extended lockdown period, the postholder may continue to be based from home, or in one of our offices (London, Edinburgh, Harwell). More Info
Marketing Manager Innovation Currently, during this extended lockdown period, this position is based from home. After the extended lockdown period, the postholder may continue to be based from home, or in one of our offices (London, Edinburgh, Harwell). More Info
Knowledge Transfer Manager – Innovation Exchange Innovation Currently, during this extended lockdown period, this position is based from home. After the extended lockdown period, the postholder will be home based or out of our London, Harwell or Edinburgh Offices More Info
Knowledge Transfer Manager – Global Alliance Africa (South Africa Office) Innovation Office based in Johannesburg, with some flexibility on home-based working and significant domestic and overseas travel expected. Due to the nature of this role, we are only able to consider applications for full time working. Applicants are invited from South African citizens, with a clean UK and international travel visa history. More Info
Project Coordinator – Global Alliance (12 Month Contract) Innovation London office or home-based with regular commutes to London (expensed if home based), when travel restrictions are lifted. More Info
Knowledge Transfer Manager – Global Alliance (15 Month Contract) Innovation London office or home-based with regular commutes to London and significant UK and international travel, when travel restrictions are lifted. More Info
Knowledge Transfer Adviser – South London, Surrey, Kent, West and East Sussex Innovation Home based role with regular (often daily) travel within the region, and occasional UK wide. More Info
Knowledge Transfer Adviser – North East London and Essex Innovation Home based role with regular (often daily) travel within the region, and occasional UK wide. More Info
Knowledge Transfer Manager – Zero Emission Mobility Infrastructure Innovation Currently, during this extended lockdown period, this position is based from home. After the extended lockdown period, the postholder will be home based or out of our London, Harwell or Edinburgh Offices More Info
Knowledge Transfer Manager – Automated Mobility Innovation Currently, during this extended lockdown period, this position is based from home. After the extended lockdown period, the postholder will be home based or out of our London, Harwell or Edinburgh Offices More Info
Knowledge Transfer Manager – Global Alliance Africa (FTC to March 2025) Innovation London office or home-based with regular commutes to London and significant UK and international travel, when travel restrictions are lifted. More Info