CPD Development Manager

University of Leicester - Division of Research and Enterprise

The University of Leicester is embarking on a period of unprecedented change with an ambitious and renewed strategic vision. In order to build on our strengths we are developing a strategy that will enable us to achieve our expectations and ambitions. We are passionate about developing and growing a sustainable world class research base and alongside that ensuring that we have an exciting market focused teaching offer.

The Research and Enterprise division are keen to welcome a new CPD Development Manager into their team. Your purpose in this role will be to increase income across the University through the development of our offer of open and bespoke short courses for professionals and as continuing education. We will rely on you to support the strategic and operational development of short course systems across the University.

Part of your responsibilities will be to take on management of the CPD Co-ordinator and liaise with the Research & Enterprise Systems and Information Specialist regarding CPD income data and reporting. There is a small budget for travel and marketing to develop new business.

As the CPD Development Manager, you will be the principal source of expertise and specialist advice on CPD for University staff and stakeholders. You will develop, establish and maintain policies and guidelines for developing CPD at the University as agreed via the Strategic and Operational CPD Groups. As a visible member of our team, you will work with Departments and RED Business Development staff to identify strategic CPD opportunities and projects linking to the University’s areas of research and enterprise expertise.

As the successful applicant, you will be educated to degree level or equivalent and have experience of successfully developing professional learning via short courses. You will be able to showcase your knowledge of developing new business in education or learning & development and have experience of all aspects of delivering successful short courses including pricing, marketing and event management. This position requires an individual who has the ability to self-motivate and deliver change within an organisation.

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We anticipate that interviews will take place on the 2 June 2017.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Clare Hudson at ch328@leicester.ac.uk.

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