Programme Manager, Executive Education

University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

£35,550 - £47,722 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: EN16082

Sectors: sustainability, environmental education

Closing date: Sunday, 30th September 2018   5 days left

This is an exciting opportunity to join the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership’s Executive Education team. The team works with influential organisations to develop opportunities for leadership and to build practical approaches to driving change. Through executive and online education programmes, as well as highly customised initiatives, we provide leaders with the latest evidence and cross-disciplinary thinking, decision-making tools and approaches to developing sustainable business models.

We are looking for an exceptional individual to help us develop and deliver this expanding portfolio of work – contributing to our ambitions for growth and impact in the UK and internationally. The ideal candidate will be able to hit the ground running and integrate quickly into a diverse, highly motivated team.

Your role will involve managing key initiatives from the planning stage through to delivery and evaluation. You will contribute to the business development process through research, analysis and the development of proposals. You will work with Programme Directors to ensure that programmes and services are delivered at high levels of client satisfaction in a timely manner.

As well as being committed to the values that underpin CISL’s work, applicants will be expected to demonstrate the following essential skills and experience:

  • Experience delivering programmes or services in a client facing role.
  • Good understanding of sustainability issues and how they affect leadership in a business context.
  • Ability to research and present complex content to a variety of audiences.
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced pressured environment as part of a project team.
  • Strong relationship management skills and a proven ability to grow and maintain relationships with clients, delivery partners and subject experts.
  • Strong analytical skills with excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, highly proficient in spoken and written English.
  • Strong project management and organisational skills, including experience of financial planning and maintaining budgets, and managing a number of projects at one time.
  • Ability to work on own initiative, be flexible and manage competing priorities.
  • High level of competence across standard software packages.
  • Qualification to at least degree level.

The following attributes will also be desirable:

  • Experience working with and facilitating discussions with senior leaders.
  • Experience preparing service proposals with large business or government organisations.
  • Experience designing and/or delivering executive courses.
  • Ability to travel internationally.
  • Qualification to Master’s level in a relevant field.

This is a full time, permanent position located in Cambridge.

To submit an application click on the link in the 'Apply online' section of the advert published on the University's Job Opportunities pages (academic-related)

This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form. Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) together with a covering letter explaining how you meet the criteria for the role in the upload section of the online application.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 30 September 2018

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