Head of Postgraduate Administration – London

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  • Location London

Signature Recruitment has an exciting opportunity available to join our client, a prestigious London university, on a full time, temporary basis. The successful candidate will manage the overall operational business of the Graduate School and will have overall responsibility for the management of postgraduate taught course, research degree and professional education administration.

You will be a strong leader, with demonstrable experience of managing a team. You will also have experience working in Higher Education. In addition, we are looking for a great communicator and effective team player. If this sounds like you then this could be a great opportunity for you!

Head of Postgraduate Administration Key Responsibilities:

  • To manage the overall planning, organisation and smooth running of the portfolio of postgraduate courses, short courses and research degrees
  • To motivate and mentor a team of postgraduate support staff, addressing issues as necessary in order to achieve optimum performance from all staff
  • To balance the allocation of responsibilities within a small core team, depending on course deadlines, in order to ensure that a consistent and effective service is delivered by the Graduate School
  • To build cohesive team bringing together the taught and research expertise within a single team and to ensure dissemination and training of all aspects of the team’s responsibilities
  • To work closely with direct colleagues based outside the Graduate School and across the university to ensure that shared aims are delivered and core operational processes work effectively to ensure a consistent student experience across all postgraduate courses
  • To establish or revise documented procedures for postgraduate operational process for the Graduate School

Head of Postgraduate Administration Key Skills and Experience:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in Higher Education
  • Experience of managing a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and good communication skills


If you possess the skills and experience above, 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.

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