Head of Corporate Accounting Programmes

London, United Kingdom
Thursday, 20 February 2020
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 21 March 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Profile Programme Management - Programme Manager
Contract Type Permanent

Job Purpose

This role will drive the educational and commercial success of various accountancy programmes (for example the Graduate Diploma in Accounting) and contribute to the growth and success of the Business School.

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

Job Background

BPP’s School of Business and Technology has several unique programmes delivered for corporate client students, closely connected to the accounting profession and we will innovate these further.

This is an opportunity to shape the education and early careers of hundreds of students, from a small number of clients, over the next few years. This person will work very closely with blue chip corporate clients to design and deliver programmes to meet their news. We anticipate significant increases in numbers of students from sponsoring employers. This role would suit an experienced education professional, with experience of working in a corporate environment, who wants to work in a unique business school, managing the design, tuition and assessment of highly innovative programmes. The candidate should be looking for a move into a leadership role and needs to have both practical, academic knowledge and commercial acumen. This role is fundamental to the success of the school and is part of the longer term strategic objectives of BPP.

This role is an important role within the School of Business and Technology, reporting to the Director of Accounting Programmes. It offers an exciting opportunity to create and lead innovative accountancy and finance programmes in a unique and contribute to a growing school, university and BPP group.

Key Responsibilities:

Responsibilities fall under 4 branches; Academic leadership, client engagement, student engagement and commercial. Please see attached Job Description for details.

Department School of Business and Technology - SOBAT Operations
Location UK, London, London Fitzwilliam House

Candidate Criteria

You must have a level 7 academic or professional qualification. You are expected to have experience of working in a large corporate environment, as you must understand the needs of corporate clients. You should have general management experience, specifically experience of managing and achieving results through others. Experience of team leadership and leading successful change initiatives are essential. You are expected to have the ability to handle and manage operational complexity. You must have the ability to make reasoned evidence-based decisions as well as manage through to measurement of key performance indicators. It is imperative for you to have effective and engaging communication skills with the ability to persuade and influence others. The ability to handle complex stakeholder viewpoints, and facilitate meetings as well as drive actions and outcomes is required. You must be able to set and meet deadlines and manage the performance of others.

Please note that the successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check.

Employment Details

Contract Hours 37.50
FTE 1.00
Salary Competitive


Full Job Description

Head of Corporate Accounting Programmes Job description v2.pdf (307 Kb)

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