Senior Manager, External Engagement

Open University - School of Languages and Applied Linguistics

Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)

Part time 3 days per week

Fixed term contract to 31 July 2019

Based in Milton Keynes

We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated individual who will be able to work closely with the Senior Management Team of the School in the development and delivery of our key strategic priorities, with a focus upon identifying new business opportunities in our informal learning and non-qualification based curriculum.

You will hold a first degree and have excellent knowledge and understanding of the external Higher Education distance learning market in the curriculum areas of the School. You will have extensive budget management experience and be able to demonstrate excellent planning and organisational skills.

This role will suit you if you have experience of working in a management and leadership role as it will involve working with a range of teams across the University and with external partners and stakeholders. You should be an excellent communicator with strong influencing and negotiation skills and you will need to be capable of providing authoritative advice and guidance as well as producing information to a variety of audiences.

If this sounds interesting and you are looking for a new challenge we would love to hear from you.

Closing date: 5.00pm on Monday 2 October 2017

For detailed information and how to apply please click the apply button below.

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