Projects Officer Warwick Degree Apprenticeships Development Programme WDADP (80894-097)

University of Warwick - External Engagement - Regional and Business Engagement

Fixed Term Position: 12 months

We are recruiting an experienced Project Officer to join a new team at the University of Warwick, which is coordinating the establishment of degree apprenticeship programmes across the institution. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to be involved with the development of a new stream of educational activities at the University. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work across several academic and administrative departments, and develop a good understanding of Higher Education provision in a university setting. The post-holder will coordinate many aspects of the Warwick Degree Apprenticeship Development Programme, working closely with colleagues from within the University, and from partner employers. The role may appeal to individuals with an interest in social inclusion, and ensuring that Higher Education is accessible to people from all backgrounds.

As WDADP Project Officer you will:

  1. Work with academic and administrative colleagues across the institution, and partner employers, to support the development and implementation of new degree apprenticeship programmes.
  2. Effectively plan and manage WDADP sub-projects such that progress is maintained and monitored, and agreed outcomes are delivered in timely way.
  3. Support the promotion of new degree apprenticeship programmes to target markets, and assist colleagues in developing programme delivery arrangements.
  4. Develop and implement an appropriate communications strategy for the WDADP.
  5. Develop and implement processes for evaluating the success of the WDADP.
  6. Support the Programme Lead by providing financial oversight for defined budget components.

The successful applicant will need to have (see person specification for full list or requirements):

  1. At least a 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent.
  2. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate efficiently and tactfully with internal and external contacts.
  3. The ability to analyse qualitative and quantitative data, draw reasoned conclusions and write high quality reports on the subject matter.
  4. Well-developed project management skills which evidence of a high level of organisational and operational planning skills, including the ability to manage a varied and heavy workload.

Further information: Find out more about the University of Warwick at

For informal enquiries, please contact Daljit Kaur by email at

Closing date: 29th September 2017

Interview Date: TBC

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role are found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick jobs page. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button below.

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