Programme Delivery Assistant

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 and Development team, this role will work closely with the Programme Delivery Manager to help deliver key projects and initiatives (including the Pathways to Property Project) funded by the various supporters of Henley Business School, including, Reading Real Estate Foundation (RREF).

The Programme Delivery Assistant will provide support in the promotion and delivery of projects and initiatives for Henley Business School and will help to co-ordinate and deliver relevant activities.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Supporting the Programme Delivery Manager in the delivery of key projects and initiatives to different audiences, both on and off campus.
  • Working with the Programme Delivery Manager to build relationships with relevant teams and individuals by proactively contacting and establishing meaningful relationships with key individuals both internally and externally.
  • Ensuring information and documentation relating to the allocated project (including tracking data, target lists, contact information etc.) is maintained, kept up to date, and accessible to all members of the team.
  • Overseeing the day to day running of allocated aspects of projects and initiatives being delivered by the team.
  • Providing excellent customer service to all stakeholders, both internal and external, including academic staff, teachers, parents, students, alumni and corporate supporters as appropriate.
  • Assisting with marketing and communications activities including updating social media channels regularly.

Interviews to be held 14th May 2018.

Informal Contact Details                                    
Contact role: Programme Delivery Manager     
Contact name: Emily Archer                               
Contact phone: 0118 378 4196                          
Contact email:

Alternative Informal Contact Details
Contact role: Head of Product Design and 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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