Senior Programme Officer

£20.50 / Hourly
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Job Description

Do you thrive in a fast-paced educational environment, using your organisational skills to make a real difference?  Are you passionate about supporting students and academics in achieving their goals? Signature Recruitment is seeking a Senior Programme Officer to join our client, a London university. This temporary assignment has an immediate start and offers a hybrid working structure, with flexibility required during exam times.

As a Senior Programme Officer, you will operate in a fast-paced environment. Tasks will involve providing essential assistance to students, academics and other stakeholders. You will investigate and resolve queries and offer assistance in activities such as student module registration, assessments and the production of handbooks. Duties will also include using databases and Microsoft Excel to maintain accurate student data. Additionally, you will update data on the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), assist in exam setup, assist during seminar events, and handle various ad-hoc administrative duties as required.

Senior Programme Officer Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day student and academic inquiries efficiently, maintaining the accuracy and data quality of student records
  • Develop and plan programme cycles, identify priorities, and adjust work plans as necessary
  • Coordinate programme administration processes including assessment processes, in line with deadlines, regulations, and Faculty requirements
  • Update databases and student records systems with management information data to a high level of detail and accuracy
  • Provide support during high-volume periods, and participate in new starter inductions and events
  • Work with the wider university community to ensure up-to-date and consistent practices are followed when utilising systems

Senior Programme Officer Key Skills:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including the ability to draft documents and correspondence autonomously to a broad range of audiences
  • Strong numeracy skills and ability to analyse complex numerical data
  • Exceptional time management and organisational skills, coupled with the ability to thrive under tight deadlines

This role presents an exciting opportunity for an individual interested in advancing their career in higher education administration. If you are a highly motivated and detail-oriented professional, we encourage you to apply now!

While we aim to respond to every applicant, the volume of applications may result in delayed communication. If you do not receive a response within a week, your application may not have been successful on this occasion, but we will keep your details for potential future opportunities.

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