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Senior Manager - External Engagement

The Open University
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
£41526 - £49553 per annum + PAYE prorata
Closing date
22 Oct 2020

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We are currently looking for a Senior Manager - External Engagement for our client, The Open University in Milton Keynes.

This is a temporary position working 29.5hours per week (over 4/5 days) until 17th December 2020 and you will be paid £41,526 - £49,553 per annum (pro rate PAYE)

The Senior Manager External Engagement will be part of the Faculty for Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies, reporting directly into the Head of Planning and Operations (Languages and Applied Linguistics).

You will oversee the development of new and existing non-accredited short courses, co-ordinated under the structure of a Language Centre; will co-chair the Non-Accredited Learning Steering Group; and will lead on project management and delivery to take plans from concept to market. You will work closely with the Head of School and other members of the School's senior team to develop new approaches to income diversification using existing curriculum assets and expertise within the School, as well as enterprise and business innovation to create new sustainable revenue streams for the School, both nationally and internationally.

You will have a degree or equivalent qualification, or significant work experience at a comparable level, experience in managing projects and experience of financial planning, including budget setting and monitoring.

For a full job spec and to apply for the role, please send your CV today!


TAPFIN, part of ManpowerGroup, are now working with The Open University as their strategic partner for all temporary and contingent requirements across their various locations.

How would you like to help someone change their life?

The Open University is the UK’s largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education. Our research underpins the teaching we deliver to some 200,000 students as the UK’s largest university. Nearly three quarters (72%) of Open University research was assessed as world-leading or internationally excellent in the UK Research Excellence Framework 2014.
Uniquely we operate within the four nations of the UK, with nation offices in Belfast, Cardiff and Edinburgh as well as regional offices in England and our head office in Milton Keynes.
All of our roles play a key part in our students' journey.  The Open University helps anyone in the UK better themselves, whatever their age, background or circumstances. Dip into our series of Open Diaries and discover what it’s like for our students to take that life-changing step that you could be a part of. 

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