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Head of Law – Manchester

BPP

Location: Manchester
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 30th November 2023
Closes: 5th January 2024
Job Ref: 006524

Location: Manchester St James's (Hybrid)

The Head of Law will provide strategic leadership working with multiple central teams and the Director of Students. You will work with the Deputy Dean and other relevant stakeholders and will have oversight and responsibility for implementing and supporting the Law School strategy in the centre to achieve excellence in programme delivery, student support, student experience and progression on all programmes.

What You'll be doing

  • Work with the Deputy Dean and other relevant parties to ensure that all student issues are raised and investigated and where appropriate students are signposted to the appropriate teams to resolve/support their issues.
  • Collect, review and reflect upon centre specific student feedback with a view to collaborating with key stakeholders to enhance the student experience.
  • Work collaboratively with key stakeholders develop a ‘centre of community’ for students and faculty.
  • Work alongside BPP’s Marketing and Outreach team and, as required attend local, regional and national events to maximise recruitment of students to all Law School programmes.
  • Engage with regional and (as appropriate) national law firms and organisations to develop future business for the Law School.
  • Work with Director of Law School Staffing and Heads of Faculty to recruit tutors (including freelance tutors) that have a passion for teaching and ensure that all programmes and modules are appropriately resourced which will lead to the successful delivery of all Law School programmes and courses and the progression of students.
  • Participate in the Management and Peer Observation policies from time to time.

Company Benefits

  • Pension - up to 5% matched by employer.
  • Life Assurance - 4x basic salary
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Private Medical Cover
  • Health Care Cash Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Will Writing Service
  • Income Protection
  • Give as you earn - You can make tax-efficient contributions to a charity of your choice.
  • BPP Rewards - A company-funded scheme that offers genuine discounts and allows you to make significant savings each year on everything from your petrol, groceries, holidays, clothing, and home insurance.
  • 25 days holiday per year plus 3 company nominated days over Christmas + bank holidays, you can also buy up to 10 additional days per year.
  • Learning and Development - As you would expect from a leading education provider, BPP invests heavily in your career development. We provide a comprehensive in-house leadership and management training programme and a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities. Brilliantly, you can also study any of BPP’s courses for free – be it a professional qualification or full degree.

Candidate Criteria

Qualifications:

  • A qualified solicitor or barrister (with practice experience)
  • A relevant degree and either higher degree or equivalent professional qualification/experience in areas covered by the Law School

Experience:

  • Proven management and leadership in higher education
  • Knowledge of the UK Higher Education Law School sector
  • Business development and client relationship management
  • Delivery of excellent student/customer experience
  • Ability to lead and inspire people
  • Knowledge of the legal marketplace
  • Experience of change management
  • Experience of quality assurance, analysing data and report writing

Skills:

  • Passion for education and learning
  • Initiative, drive and vision for online learning
  • Ability to lead, motivate, develop, challenge and inspire people

Sound like a great fit? Apply today via the ‘Apply’ button above! 

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