Job: Head of Degree Programmes

The Blavatnik School of Government seeks an experienced, capable and motivational leader as Head of Degree Programmes, to oversee the operational planning and delivery of our degree programmes.

Do you want to see a world better led, better served and better governed? We do. One of the ways in which we are pursuing our vision is through the delivery of transformative teaching programmes to students from around the world. Our Master of Public Policy (MPP) and Doctorate of Public Policy receive consistently strong feedback from students and the School is committed to continuing to innovate and develop them. Can you help us fulfil our ambition to make them the most impactful public policy degrees in the world?

We need an experienced, capable and motivational leader as Head of Degree Programmes to oversee the operational planning and delivery of our degree programmes and the teams that support them, translating strategic aims into well-run services, and successfully balancing a wide and busy portfolio of projects and relationships. You will be responsible for strategic planning and resource management; team leadership; operational design and delivery; financial management; quality assurance and governance; and student services.

You will have a proven track record in leading teams, translating strategy into operational outcomes, and motivating and developing team members; clear experience of and commitment to driving outstanding delivery in the provision of services or programmes to students or clients; have exceptional organisational and time management skills with the ability to manage a variety of tasks; and have highly effective interpersonal skills including the ability to work well with students, professional staff and academics and to build an effective network of key contacts

If you believe that you have the attitude and experience to make a positive impact on our degree programmes, paired with a strong affinity with our mission to improve government and policymaking around the world – we would love to hear from you.

Grade 8: £42,149 - £50,296 per annum (with a discretionary range to £54,943) per annum.

This post closes at 12:00 noon (UK time) on Monday 8 November 2021 and we anticipate holding interviews on 23 and 24 November 2021.

To apply, please visit the University website.