The Department of Education is seeking to appoint a Departmental Manager for a fixed term, 13 month period to cover maternity leave. The position offers the successful candidate the opportunity to contribute to the smooth functioning and success of a complex academic department.
You will be responsible for the organisation, development, management and leadership of administration within the Department of Education to ensure it provides an integrated range of high quality innovative and focused services to staff and students as well as external partners and stakeholders.
The role includes high-level responsibilities for the Department’s financial, operational and personnel management, academic programmes and for the maintenance and development of the Department’s estate. The post-holder plays a lead role in coordinating the wide variety of activities of the Department’s support staff and in managing one-off projects that require multidisciplinary input. The role requires a person with a broad grasp of solutions to the changes that currently confront successful departments in the higher-education sector, along with proven skills in strategic planning and in human and project management.
This opportunity is available from mid-April 2020. We welcome applications from both external candidates and internal candidates who wish to apply for this position as a secondment.
Interview date: to be confirmed
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