School Business Manager

Docklands, United Kingdom
starting from £51,030 per annum pro-rata inclusive of London Weighting
13 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
10 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location: Docklands Campus
Salary: starting from £51,030 per annum pro-rata inclusive of London Weighting
Post Type:  Full Time
Post Type:  Fixed Term
Contract End Date: Saturday 30 November 2024
Closing Date: Tuesday 10 October 2023
Reference: 2410-23-PS

University of East London

We’re the University of East London (UEL) founded in 1898 and proud to change lives through education. Our goal is to advance industry 5.0 careers-first education and provide a clear path to the jobs and opportunities of the future. We’re committed to driving diversity in the 5.0 talent pipeline, working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found and crafting a balanced, inclusive, and green future.

But we can't achieve this goal alone. We need forward-thinking, innovative, and curious individuals like you to join our community and help us craft our future. As part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of people who share your passion for crafting positive change. We’re an inclusive and welcoming community that is constantly moving forward, never satisfied with the status quo.

About Us

The School of Architecture, Computing and Engineering is looking for a School Business Manager who has a “can do” approach and is passionate about delivering outstanding service to all customers. Aa a member of the School Management Team, you will be responsible for supporting the Dean of School and other key customers in developing and implementing School strategy and operational management.

About the Job

You will lead and handle the School’s administrative support team ensuring effective service provision across its area of remit to the School’s academic staff and other associated service areas e.g. HR, Finance, Estates, Marketing, External Relations, Registry, etc. You will ensure effective management of School resources, including facilitating, coordinating and planning resource requirements and maintaining robust budget control. You will also act as the School’s focal point for liaison and networking with central functions and disseminate information timely and optimally across the School.

Benefits Package

Here at UEL we understand it’s about more than just a salary. It’s about the entire package on offer along with our excellent work environment and inclusive culture. We know the market rates for this vacancy and will offer a genuinely competitive salary dependent on experience.

We care deeply about your wellbeing and our benefits includes: 20% pension (4% from you, 16% from us), 25 days holiday (plus 3 days closure over Christmas) plus bank holidays, hybrid working for most positions, and we’re always open to consider flexible working arrangements. We have a shared success bonus of £4,250 pa, subsidised gym membership, 3 times base salary life assurance, a cashback healthcare scheme and wide variety of other generous benefits including discounts on; Apple and Samsung products, holidays, clothing, fitness, lifestyle, dining out and weekly shopping.

Equal Opportunities

UEL is an inclusive equal opportunities employer and are proud of our Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity achievements, including: zero gender pay gap, members of Stonewall and have won Athena Swan awards. We expect all employees of UEL to accept our EDI policy and will not tolerate discrimination in any form.

We're a disability confident employer and value all applications. Please let us know if you require any reasonable accommodations throughout the recruitment process.

To discuss the role further or for informal enquiries, please contact Professor David Tann, Dean of School, at

Further details:    Job Description & Person Specification     Job Description & Person Specification    

To contact the recruitment team please phone +44 20 8223 3000 x 4600 or e-mail

CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.

At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.