Title Department Manager at a Prestigious London University – Immediate Start!
Location London
Salary £24.00 – £31.00
Job Type
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An excellent opportunity has become available for a Department Manager to join our client, a leading London University,  you will be responsible for  all aspects of the administration of the clinical placements, maintaining of processes from induction through to students’ end of rotation sign-off, attendance monitoring, and timetabling courses.

The ideal candidate will have past experience of working in a professional environment, a strong work ethic and experience in coordination. If you are able to work within a fast paced environment, liaise with people of all levels and can identify problems as they arise, then this could be the perfect challenge for you!

Department Manager Key Responsibilities:

  • Manages the departmental budget for the day-to-day departmental finances, including purchasing of non-technical goods, invoicing, expense claims, and troubleshooting any problems, acting as a signatory to the relevant departmental budget codes
  • Oversees the development of departmental-level financial procedures and guidelines, advising academic staff on university-level financial regulations and procedures
  • Oversees departmental HR-related matters, including staff recruitment, casual contracts, data analysis, peer support & mentoring schemes and performance development review
  • Contributes to Equality and Diversity initiatives including the development of policies and promotes E&D best practice in the department.
  • Works with the Resource and Facilities Manager and the Projects Officer to supports the management and strategic planning of space within the departments, including large-scale and/or complex projects
  • Undertakes any other duties which may reasonably be required by the Associate Head of Department, Head of Department or Head of Departmental Operations
  • Works with the Research Officer to oversee research administration

Department Manager Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience of direct line management is required
  • Ability to analyse, understand and summarise agreements and project protocols
  • A professional and positive demeanour with the ability to be discrete with confidential information
  • Excellent organisational skills, time management and professionalism
  • Excellent communication skills, including written and oral
  • A high level of accuracy and consistent attention to detail
  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel and Outlook

If you possess the relevant skills and experience and welcome a challenge, please apply today!

Whilst we will endeavour to contact you following your response, occasionally due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application may not have been successful this time but we will keep your details on file and may contact you with future opportunities.