Senior Lecturer and Associate Head International Partnerships and Business Development

Coventry, United Kingdom
£42,266 - £46,611 per annum plus additional bonus
05 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
28 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 28/11/2019
Faculty / School or Service  
Salary £42,266 - £46,611 per annum plus additional bonus
Job category/type Academic

Job description

Full Time, Permanent

Entering its tenth year of operation,Coventry University London is firmly established as a successful, dynamic and innovative provider of a distinctive portfolio of courses, which leverage our location in the City of London, a global centre for finance, business and the creative industries. Our mission is "to deliver career-ready, global, and enterprising graduates by providing a real business and professional experience that is tailored to individual talents and future career ambitions". This mission permeates every aspect of our operation and drives our success in achieving high levels of graduate employment, entrepreneurship and further study. We recognise the importance of the academic quality of our staff as wellas the relevance and currency of our curriculum in achieving this mission.

Coventry University London was stablished in 2010 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Coventry University and part of the Coventry University Group. It has since developed toa fully-fledged Business School with about 2000 undergraduate and post graduate students and is now a full member of the Chartered Association of Business Schools. Three academic departments offer a number of BA, BSc, generic and specialist MSc, MBA courses. Diverse portfolio covering areas of Accounting and Finance, Economics, Marketing, Hospitality and Tourism, Fashion Management, Entrepreneurship, Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour, and Strategy and Operations Management comprise a continuously growing curriculum that is proactively reviewed and developed according to Coventry University's corporate plan, the continuously changing landscape of Higher Education in the UK, our mission statement and our vision.

In addition over the last two years Coventry University London have successfully developed progression agreements and established academic partnerships with educational institutions located in Europe and South East Asia resulting in having nearly five hundred students taking Coventry degrees abroad. As the Associate Head, reporting tothe Associate Dean Internationalisation and Business Development you will be responsible for all the operational aspects of a growing partnership and business portfolio.

With over 100 nationalities represented in our student and staff bodies, we are a truly global academic community committed to delivering a rich, international student experience and preparing our students for global careers. Coventry University London fully occupies University House in the City of London and has recently expanded toits second site in Cutlers Exchange in January 2019 where the new Postgraduate Centre and a state of the art Financial Suite are located.

Coventry University was ranked 13th in theGuardian University Guide 2020, after being named "University of the Year" in the 2015 Times Higher Education (THE) Awards and UK's top new University at the Guardian and the Complete University Guide's 2018 ranking. It has also achieve da Teaching Excellence Framework Gold rating for teaching excellence and awarded a 5*star overall rating by the QS Stars awards system.

As we continue to grow and develop to deliver our Corporate Plan, we are looking for an exceptional individual who shares our passion for our mission, is experienced in generating business opportunities, and is excited by the prospect of contributing to shaping our future. In addition to teaching responsibilities (we shall consider candidatescoming from a range of business related disciplines) and under the guidance of the Associate Dean Internationalisation and Business development, the successful candidate will operate across the faculty to develop new and maintain currentp rogression agreements; contribute to the operational side of running international partnerships; and contribute to the generation of new business opportunities (external consultancy; CPD; business tenders).

They will lead a module(s) in a relevant academicdepartment (Management and Human Resources; Accounting and Finance; Marketing,Fashion, Hospitality and Tourism) and support the Associate Dean Internationalisation and Development in developing and delivering a multifaceted business and international portfolio in line with Coventry University Group's corporate plan and Coventry University London's vision 2021to become An Innovative and Enterprising University in a Globalised World. The role holder is expected to be anexpert in their subject area, be prepared to take a great deal of responsibility for taking projects to completion while contributing to the organisational objectives and KPIs.

For an informal discussion about the position, please contact Dr. Hanna Yakavenka (Associate Dean Internationalisation and Business Development) at  Hanna.

Closing Date: 28/11/2019

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