Apprenticeships Manager

University of Essex - Academic Section

Academic Section

The Academic Section is part of the University’s Professional Services and is headed by the Academic Registrar. The Section is responsible for managing all aspects of student and academic administration and plays a central role in delivering the University’s commitment to excellence in education across the University.

Role and duties

We are looking for an outstanding Apprenticeships Manager with the drive and ambition to lead the development and manage the operation of the University’s Higher and Degree Apprenticeships programmes. In this fast-paced and fast-growing environment, you will have the capacity to keep pace with new opportunities and changes to Government policies, regulatory frameworks and requirements, and support the development of new provision within the University, working with employers and our academic departments. Working with the Academic Section, you will be leading a new dedicated team, working collaboratively with a network of professional specialists across the University in support of the Apprenticeship agenda.

Skills and qualifications required

You will need to hold a good honours degree or have substantial equivalent and relevant experience, and have an excellent understanding of Higher Education frameworks and policy.  You will need excellent written and oral communication skills, and be able to negotiate, influence, enthuse and inspire others.  You will need to be able to think creatively, evaluating new opportunities and ideas and successfully bring them to fruition. You will be able to operate confidently in a complex and changing environment, have the ability to analyse, interpret and clearly communicate complex issues to employers, and academic and professional colleagues.

At the University of Essex internationalism is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally-oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries and a university where you can find the world in one place.

Please use the ‘Apply’ button below to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role. You will also find details of how to make your application here.

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