Part-time Programme Manager (maternity cover)

Grade 6: £29,176 - £34,804 pa (pro rata)

Fixed term maternity cover

The Executive Degrees Programme Manager is a highly responsible role within the Student and Programme Services (SPS) unit of 100+ professional staff. The Executive Degrees team manage the School’s world-class Executive MBA (EMBA - FT Ranking 2019 ) and Masters in Major Programme Management (MMPM) and Postgraduate Diplomas in Strategy and Innovation; Organisational Leadership; Financial Strategy and Global Business.

In this role you will play a crucial role in the success of each programme and will directly impact the overall experience of the students. The key areas of responsibility of this role are to provide comprehensive project management to meet operational quality assurance standards. Programme Managers are responsible for timetabling, the launch of new programmes and the set-up of each module from induction through programme delivery. Event management of welcome and end of course ceremonies at the Sheldonian Theatre, gala College dinners, extracurricular activities and for EMBA, is also key to the role. You will oversea modules in China, India, USA and South Africa, therefore flexible working to provide programme support at evenings, weekends and overseas will be required from time to time.

One of the key requirements for this post is the ability to resolve issues in a timely way which is sensitive both to student needs and University requirements. Possessing the ability to stay calm under pressure, you will demonstrate initiative and possess excellent organisational skills. You will need to be confident collaborating both with colleagues at all levels and external stakeholders. This includes maintaining positive relationships with multinational and highly articulate students. Therefore, it is essential that you are able to communicate to a high, professional standard, both in a written and oral capacity. You will need to be flexible in adapting to the requirements of the programme and its Programme Director.

Please note this is a fixed-term maternity cover for up to 1 year and is offered on a part-time basis, 3 days a week.

All applications are to be made online. Please submit a CV and cover letter as part of your application.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 15 January 2019.