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Head of Programme Delivery

Contract Type
Fixed Term
from £45,285 to £52,353 with potential to progress to £58,305
Expiry Date
School of Public Policy Head of Programme Delivery

Job Description

The Role


The LSE School of Public Policy equips students with the skills and ideas to transform people and societies. We are an international community where ideas and practice meet, creating professionals with the ability to analyse, understand and resolve the challenges of contemporary governance.


We are now seeking a full-time and permanent Head of Programme Delivery for the taught postgraduate degrees of the LSE School of Public Policy. This is a new, senior and responsible role for which the post-holder will work independently and on their own initiative in a complex and demanding environment, supporting high-calibre, and high-fee paying students. The post-holder has strategic responsibility for the delivery of a consistent and comprehensive student experience and financial responsibility for the non-staff budgets of full-time degrees. The post-holder will lead a team of professional programme staff and will be responsible for managing the future expansion and development of the School of Public Policy’s degree portfolio.


Why Choose Us?


As an employer of choice, the LSE offers an extensive benefits package including:


Competitive salary package of £45,285 to £52,353 with potential to progress to £58,305.
25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays and university closure days
A competitive pension package
A healthy work-life balance for all employees


We aim to do everything we can to support your personal and professional development and offer a range of courses and opportunities to nurture this, e.g. coaching and mentoring, part-funded further study.


Your Profile


You’ll have substantial administrative experience in higher education environment including programme management and working with academic staff. You’ll have line management experience as well as excellent communication skills including the ability to understand and explain complex processes. To succeed, you will need attention to detail while maintaining an appreciation of the bigger picture. A commitment to excellence in service delivery to students and colleagues is essential.



How to Apply


For an informal discussion of the role, please contact the Department Manager of the School of Public Policy on


The closing date for receipt of applications is 28 April (23.59 BST). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.