External Engagement Operations Manager

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7086303 (Ref.No. LUBSC1538)
Posted: September 29, 2021

Job Description

Are you an experienced professional with the ambition to support the development of key external relationships and the activities of the Centre for Executive and Professional Education (CEPE)? Do you have the drive to support external engagement activities across the Business School by providing operational support and liaising with colleagues in other professional services?

As the Operations Manager you will support the Director of External Engagement by managing the operational activities of the External Engagement Team, including CEPE. This will include working with colleagues in other professional service teams such as finance, human resources, marketing, and facilities to support the external engagement activities.

You will help to co-ordinate the activities of the External Engagement Team through organising meetings, travel, and events. You will liaise with key stakeholders both within and outside of the Business School and provide diary management support for the Director of External Engagement. 

You will co-ordinate the communications and material (digital and physical) for the Educational Team. You will provide support to the School to achieve the operational activities related to external engagement in the new student hub building.

This will involve delegated budget holder responsibility and working with finance colleagues to provide financial forecasts, plans and costings. You will monitor activity against budgets and support the finance and purchasing processes including liaising with suppliers and ensuring appropriate HR authorisations and HR policies are followed.

You will co-ordinate the communications and material (digital and physical) for the Educational Team. You will provide support to the School to achieve the operational activities related to external engagement in the new student hub building.

As Operations Manager you will be instrumental in helping to draw together the diverse activities that take place across the Business School relating to external engagement.  You will help to share good practice and to establish further opportunities for student and staff external engagement in both education and research contexts.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

 Professor Sarah Underwood, Director of External Engagement

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 38594

Email: s.underwood@leeds.ac.uk

Or

Professor Edgar Meyer, 

Deputy Dean

Email: E.Meyer@leeds.ac.uk


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Business
School/Institute:  Leeds University Business School
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £34,304 to £40,927 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (For 5 years)
Release Date:  Tuesday 28 September 2021
Closing Date:  Sunday 24 October 2021
Reference:  LUBSC1538


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