Head of Level 7 Technology Apprenticeships

London, United Kingdom
Friday, 14 February 2020
End of advertisement period
Monday, 2 March 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Profile Programme Management - Programme Manager
Contract Type Permanent

Job Purpose

Working with colleagues both in the School and in the various support functions, the role will drive the design and launch of BPP’s Digital Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship.  The role is responsible for the educational and commercial success of this key programme and will contribute to the growth and success of the School as a whole. 

The role holder has overall responsibility for leading the programme, ensuring a high quality learning experience for all students, and high levels of engagement with the wider academic, professional and regulatory communities.

Job Background

This role is part of the programme team within the School and the role holder will be required to represent the School both internally and externally. 

The Digital Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship is expected to grow rapidly in the School and we require a highly motivated and experienced person to lead on the development and delivery of the programme.

Key Responsibilities: Academic Leadership

  • Provide overall academic leadership to the module leader team
  • Maintain and enhance the programme design, delivery and assessment
  • Contribute to and where appropriate lead on the process of programme development and validation
  • Embed appropriate QA processes into the programme

Faculty and Student Engagement

  • Work with the Director of IT Programmes and the student management team to ensure that all students receive appropriate support
  • Monitor and influence student engagement and academic progression
  • Analyse academic achievement
  • Engage with key stakeholders

Commercial and Operational

  • Maximise revenue opportunities and the reputation of the programme by working with key internal stakeholders
  • Develop and manage strategic partnerships and collaborations with international institutions
  • Engage with a range of marketing and business development activities
  • Engage with senior management and central functions to promote the vision and strategic growth of the programme/programmes
  • Contribute to annual planning cycle for the school
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key central functions
  • Support and enhance processes

Department School of Business and Technology - SOBAT Faculty

Vacancy location

Location UK, London, London Fitzwilliam House

Candidate criteria

E = Essential
D = Desirable

  • A level 7 academic qualification and/or significant work experience in a Digital Technology Solutions environment (E)
  • A teaching qualification or Fellowship of the HEA (desirable) or a commitment to achieving either of these through BPP's PGCLT (Post Graduate Certificate in Learning & Teaching) or Headway, BPP's accredited CPD scheme (E)
  • Further academic qualification in a related field (D)
  • General management experience (E)
  • Experience of management of a portfolio of products or services (D)
  • Project Management experience (D)
  • Experience of management in an academic environment (D)
  • An understanding of the regulatory environment (D)
  • Ability to handle and manage operational complexity (E)
  • Ability to make reasoned evidence-based decisions (E)
  • Effective and engaging communication skills with the ability to persuade and influence others (E)
  • Ability to handle complex stakeholder viewpoints (E)
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and drive actions and outcomes (E)
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines and to manage performance (E)
  • Ability to work well under deadlines and to multi-task (E)
  • Practical experience and understanding of the Higher education sector (D)
  • Experience of team leadership
  • Experience of leading successful change initiatives

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a DBS check

Employment Details

Contract Hours 37.50
FTE 1.00
Salary Competitive


Full Job Description

Head of Level 7 Technology Apprenticeships.pdf (160 Kb) ​

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