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Programme Manager

London School of Economics and Political Science - LSE Summer School, Executive & International Programmes

Location: London
Salary: £36,647 to £44,140 with the potential to progress to £47,456 pa inclusive of London allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 25th March 2020
Closes: 15th April 2020

LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university

The salary range is £36,647 to £44,140, with the potential to progress to £47,456 pa inclusive of London allowance

We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic Programme Manager to join our team to make a significant contribution to the development of LSE’s Executive Education Custom programmes. We have ambitious plans to grow our portfolio of programmes, building on LSE’s reputation as a provider of first-class executive programmes, and we are looking for a proactive and organised person to help us achieve them.

This role sits within the Executive Education and Online Learning Office, a highly successful and commercially driven team which manages LSE’s programmes for executives and working professionals:

  • Custom Programmes – the design and delivery of customised executive education world-wide, allowing global partners to receive an LSE education experience, tailored to their needs and requirements
  • Executive Education Courses – a growing programme of executive education open enrolment courses which attract a global audience of senior leaders from the private and public sectors and achieve excellent recommendation rates from participants.
  • Online Certificate Courses - an innovative programme targeted at working professionals, delivered in partnership with the education technology company 2U.
  • Online Degrees – undergraduate degrees that can be taken online through the University of London, delivered in partnership with the education technology company 2U.

The programmes represent valuable revenue sources for the School, generating critical funds to invest in teaching and research activity. All our programmes operate in increasingly competitive markets.

The Programme Manager is a key role in the team, responsible for delivering first-class Custom programmes which exceed the expectations of participants, faculty and other stake holders. The post-holder will have responsibility for:

  • Overseeing all aspects of the programme delivery from start to finish.
  • Manage internal and external stakeholder relationships, liaising with faculty and clients and ensuring the expectations of programmes are met. 
  • driving the continued improvement of delivery standards through evaluation and development to support LSE’s developing reputation for executive teaching

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.

To apply for this post, please go to If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. For an informal conversation about the post, please email Zoë Bunting, Head of Executive Education (Programme Delivery) at

The closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 15 April 2020 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late

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