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Department Manager (Operations)

Reference
VAC-16982
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Sector
Education
Location
London
Salary
£45,285 - £52,353
Expiry Date
28/03/2019
The Department of Economics is seeking an experienced professional to work closely with the Head of Department and the Department Manager to ensure the efficient operational management of its human, financial and physical resources

Job Description

This is a fixed term/secondment appointment for up to 12 months

 

The Department of Economics is seeking an experienced professional to work closely with the Head of Department and the Department Manager (Planning and Resources) to ensure the efficient operational management of its human, financial and physical resources. The successful post holder will be highly motivated, taking overall responsibility for the smooth day-to-day operations of the Department. The successful candidate will manage staff in the Operations and Communications Teams, as well as managing junior academic recruitment, academic promotions and reviews, the PhD Job Market placement exercise, and supporting the Department’s Strategic Committee.

 

You will be a pro-active senior manager with substantial administrative experience in a demanding and varied role within Higher Education. You will have demonstrable experience of managing financial resources, office space, staff and projects, along with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a high attention to detail and the ability to organise and prioritise your own work. The delivery of a high standard of service to all is key, as well as the ability to provide authoritative advice to decision-making in order to explore options and reach agreement.

 

This role will be considered as a secondment opportunity to enable existing employees to broaden their knowledge, experience and skills by transferring to a different team/department. Existing employees wishing to apply for this role as a secondment opportunity should discuss the role and seek agreement from their substantive manager in advance of their application.

 

In addition to a good salary the benefits that come with this job include a defined benefits pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

 

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.

 

To apply for this post, please go to www.lse.ac.uk/Jobs. If you have any queries about applying on the online system, please e-mail:  hr.jobs@lse.ac.uk quoting the vacancy reference.

 

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 28 March 2019 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we cannot accept any applications received after this date.

 

Interviews for this post will be held during the week commencing Monday 8 April 2019.