Programme Delivery Officer

University of Reading - Henley Business School - Dean's Office

With an outstanding international reputation, Henley Business School is one of the largest providers of business education in the world. Henley Business School was the first business school in the UK and is now among an elite group of business schools to be triple-accredited for the quality and capability of its faculty and output.

Part of the Alumni & Development team, and working closely with the Head of Product Design and Programme Delivery this role will focus on developing and promoting programmes and initiatives such as the RREF student engagement activities, that have been funded by the various supporters of Henley Business School, including, Reading Real Estate Foundation (RREF).

This position will be responsible for the development, planning and delivery of a strategic programme of activities and events, as well as building effective relationships with key stakeholders and seeking opportunities to engage with them to mutual benefit.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Delivering key activities that form part of funded projects such as the RREF student engagement activities, including the Mentoring Programme, Evening Lecture Series, Access Internship Scheme, and bursary programme;
  • Building relationships with the industry’s graduate recruitment teams and helping to forge strong links across the relevant sectors;
  • Working closely with the Head of Product Design & Programme Delivery, and Programme Delivery manager to manage specific projects and initiatives such as the student transition to alumni, and secure continued alumni involvement in relevant projects such as employability activities and programmes;
  • Developing proactive relationships and working collaboratively with the Alumni & Development team, students, faculty, the Careers Development team, industry professionals, and alumni to develop and deliver a wide ranging and diverse portfolio of activities to meet the project objectives.

Interviews to be held 3rd May 2018.

Informal Contact Details
Contact role: Head of Product Design & Programme Delivery
Contact name: Kerry Johnston
Contact phone: 0118 378 4191
Contact email:

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by UK Visas and Immigration and the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

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