|9th February 2024
|28th February 2024
Job reference: PSX-024761
Faculty/Organisational Unit: Professional Services
Employment type: Permanent
Division/Team: President and Vice Chancellor Office
Hours Per Week: 35 hours per week
Closing date: 28/02/2024
Contract Duration: Permanent
School/Directorate: President and Vice Chancellor Office
Overall purpose of the role
The Head of the President and Vice-Chancellor’s Office plays a critical role in supporting the P&VC.
It is a unique relationship which relies on implicit trust, integrity, openness and understanding. On occasion it may call for diplomacy and challenge within the context of an overarching relationship based on shared values and priorities.
Enabling the effective discharge of the P&VC’s duties and priorities, with all key compliances satisfied. Provision of high-quality advice to the University’s SLT on any aspect of the operational and strategic direction of the University and its operating environment. This advice concerns matters of the utmost confidentiality and/or sensitivity, much of which is complex in nature and over which judgments must be made.
The post involves ensuring the proper exercise of authority and delegated responsibility; articulating and representing the P&VC’s views both internally and externally; project management; and managing major funds (over £6m)
What you will get in return:
As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.
Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here
Hybrid working arrangements may be considered.
Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.
Any recruitment enquiries from recruitment agencies should be directed to People.Recruitment@manchester.ac.uk.
Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Informal enquiries should be sent to Patrick Hackett, Registrar, Secretary and Chief Operating Officer
This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.
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