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JobShop Manager

Greenwich / Medway, United Kingdom
£37,099 to £42,978 plus £5269 London weighting per annum
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Location: Greenwich and Medway Campuses
Salary: £37,099 to £42,978 plus £5269 London weighting per annum
Contract Type: Fixed Term - Maternity cover 17/06/2024 to 17/03/2025
Closing Date: Wednesday 05 June 2024
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 4555

We are seeking maternity cover for our existing JobShop Manager, this role oversees the activities of our Student Ambassador Scheme. Our Student Ambassador Scheme is one of the largest in the country with around 350+ active student workers in it. The JobShop Manager has full responsibility for the Student Ambassador Scheme. This includes, for example, recruitment of over 300 student Ambassadors, induction, training and CPD of new and existing Student Ambassadors, and managing a team of three to oversee the day-today management of shift allocation, vacancy management, payroll, etc.

The post-holder will collaborate with key stakeholders such as HR, Payroll, Staff across Directorates and Faculties that recruit Student Ambassadors such as, UKSR Recruitment Teams, Open Days, Student Services, STAART, etc.

The JobShop Manager leads a team of JobShop Officers (x2) and a Placement student, managing their workload, performance, and professional development. In addition, the JobShop Manager works closely with the other Managers in the Employability Service, the post holder, therefore, will benefit from extensive experience of collaborating with teams across the institution.

Candidates should have Proven experience of working in a role involving large scale student success projects, preferably with a focus in recruitment and employability skills development in a higher education setting.

Sound understanding of the graduate and post-graduate labour market in the UK and internationally and proven ability to manage, motivate and support team members, including by providing feedback, planning, and prioritising workloads, and enabling professional development.

Proven experience of proactively developing services and/or processes to improve the design and delivery of careers education activities, particularly from a user’s perspective and collaborate across institution.

The post-holder may implement a new IT system, so experience in IT project management and system implementation would be welcome.

There is flexibility around the location for this role, in both Greenwich and Medway. In addition, condensed working hours can potentially be negotiated, keeping in mind that this role requires travel between campuses, and the flexibility to work weekends and evening (Open days, Taster Days, etc.). For an informal discussion about the post please contact Natalie Turner 

Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the People Directorate Operations Team on

Further details of the fantastic benefits and what we offer can be found here: Our benefits - what we offer | Jobs and careers | University of Greenwich and information on the university’s working principles: Working Principles and Guidelines | Documents | University of Greenwich

To apply, please visit the University of Greenwich vacancies page and complete all details, including the supporting statements (please note attached CVs and personal statements will not be seen by the recruitment panel at the application stage). Current Vacancies - Jobs at Greenwich

Under the UK Government Points Based System scheme this role does not meet the criteria to be sponsored for a Skilled Worker Route application.

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

We are committed to building a strong, diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We particularly encourage applications from [protected characteristic(s)], who are currently under-represented within the University of Greenwich at these levels/within these areas.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion.

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.


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