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Senior Programme Officer (Online)

King's College London - International School for Government

Location: London
Salary: £32,676 to £37,297 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 31st August 2021
Closes: 20th September 2021
Job Ref: 030906

Building and Campus: Virginia Woolf Building, Strand Campus

Job description

King’s College London has exciting opportunities for people interested in pursuing a career or taking their next step in Higher Education administration.

The International School for Government is recruiting for an experienced Senior Programme Officer to support it’s innovative, online offering to mid-career policy professionals. The first of its kind in the UK, the School has established new models of teaching, learning and engagement since its founding in June 2018, ensuring that policymakers of the future are well-equipped to navigate emerging societal challenges and helping to improve the effectiveness of the public sector.

The Senior Programme Officer will provide efficient and professional support to students and academics in the School. Working in a fast-paced environment, the role includes taking responsibility to resolve complex queries and issues, supporting activities such as set up/administration of the virtual learning environment, timetabling and the production of handbooks, using databases and Microsoft Excel to maintain accurate student data on progress and achievement, and delivering a high-quality service across the student lifecycle.

A key member of the programme team, the post-holder will use their interest and experience in online, visual learning environments and technology enhanced learning to help support, develop and expand the School’s online teaching provision and strategy. Working with colleagues to plan and coordinate a varied set of activities, you will have opportunities to further develop your knowledge of regulations, quality assurance and process, and be part of professional networks promoting best practice. You can find out more about the School by visiting our website:

If you are thinking about applying and aren’t sure about how best to craft your application, please have a look at the HR pages on ‘Applying for jobs at King’s’. These give clear and useful advice on how to write an application, including tips on language, structure and how to tell your story clearly. Further information about shortlisting and interview processes is also available on how the ‘How we recruit’ pages.


King’s provides an extensive and varied range of career-focussed training and on-the-job learning. We support staff to maintain a work/life balance, offer flexible working and parental leave opportunities, reduced membership rates for staff at gyms at three of our campuses, an Employee Assistance Programme which provides free, confidential advice on both home and work concerns as well as 27 days annual leave (plus Christmas closure days), an occupational pension scheme, season ticket loans and being part of the cycle to work scheme. Find out more at -

This post will be offered on an indefinite contract

This is a full-time post - 100% full time equivalent

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