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Head of the President and Vice-Chancellor's Office

The University of Manchester - President and Vice Chancellor Office

Location: Manchester
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 9th February 2024
Closes: 28th February 2024
Job Ref: PSX-024761

Job reference: PSX-024761

Salary: Competitive

Faculty/Organisational Unit: Professional Services

Location: Manchester

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:

  • Fantastic market leading Pension scheme
  • Excellent employee health and wellbeing services including an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Exceptional starting annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays
  • Additional paid closure over the Christmas period
  • Local and national discounts at a range of major retailers

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

General enquiries:

Email: People.recruitment@manchester.ac.uk

Technical support:

https://jobseekersupport.jobtrain.co.uk/support/home

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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