University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Head of Business Operations

United Kingdom

Closing in 16 days

Head of Business Operations FEHHS Faculty Operations Department Location: Avery Hill Campus

Salary: £56,021 to £64,914 plus £5269 London weighting per annum Contract Type: Permanent Release Date: Friday 15 September 2023 Closing Date: Friday 13 October 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 4187

The Faculty of Education, Health and Human Sciences is seeking to appoint a Head of Business Operations to join its professional services team.

The Faculty is unique in the breadth and strength of professional education and training that we deliver. We train and educate over twenty-five different professions and our long-standing reputation is evidenced in positive feedback, and the excellent commendations we receive from health, education and social care accreditation bodies. You will be joining a faculty that is building a strong interdisciplinary and cross-professional approach to solving the grand challenges facing society through the multi-professional and multidisciplinary Institute for Lifecourse Development.

This is a key role within the Faculty supporting the Faculty Operating Officer and the Faculty senior management team and is responsible for the efficient and effective management and operational oversight of business operations for the Faculty. The post holder will also provide leadership on a number of key projects within the Faculty, as well as directly support the Faculty Senior Management team in delivering its strategic objectives.

The post holder will be responsible for a range of functions and activities that include line management of the Finance, Marketing, and Executive Adminstrative teams, as well as leading on student recruitment, resource management, and deputising for the Faculty Operating Officer as required.

Candidates must have relevant management experience gained in a team leadership role and experience or demonstrable ability of working at a senior level. The successful candidate will ideally have a knowledge of or background in student recruitment and marketing as well as sound financial management skills.

Informal enquiries about the position can be made to Jeremy Williams at email: [email protected]

Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the People Directorate Operations Team on [email protected]

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 Current Vacancies - Jobs at Greenwich

Employment Visa: 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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Job details


Head of Business Operations


University of Greenwich


United Kingdom


September 16, 2023

Application deadline

October 13, 2023

Job type



Business and Economics,Social Science

About the employer

The University of Greenwich was established in 1890 at Woolwich Polytechnic and received its first CGLI certificate in 1892. In 1992, the institution gained the status of a university and was renamed as the University of Greenwich. Over the years, the university has made its place among the top academic institutions in the world. It has gained the accreditations of many prestigious organizations like CIPD, APS, and AMBA.

Notably, the University of Greenwich has three campuses. Two of these campuses, Avery Hill Campus and Greenwich Campus, are located in London while the third campus, Medway Campus, is located in Kent, England. The Greenwich campus is the university's home campus and has the Stock well Street Building that houses TV and film studios, a library, and high-tech editing suites. Also, the social and teaching spaces of the campus are located in the £25-million Dreadnought Building. The Avery Hill campus has excellent sports and teaching facilities with four clinical skills labs, two weather-proof sports pitches, a sports hall, a huge lecture theatre, and a gym. The Medway campus has many study facilities like an 8,000-m2 lab, the Drill Hall Library, residential facilities, and a student hub.

The university offers many undergraduate- and postgraduate-level programmes in various fields like accounting, finance, architecture, science, business, management, engineering, arts, English, social science, history, law, marketing, nursing, pharmacy, and psychology. And, the university offers these courses through its Faculty of Architecture, Computing and Humanities, Faculty of Business School, Faculty of Education and Health, and Faculty of Engineering and Science. The university has alliances with many regional and international academic institutions to provide students with facilities like student exchange and study abroad programmes. Further, the university's industrial placement scheme is available to help students get suitable jobs.

The University of Greenwich has over 225,000 alumni across the globe. Amongst the names of notable alumni include Charles K. Kao, a well-known physicist who won a Nobel Prize in physics for pioneering the use of fiber optics in telecommunications. Malorie Blackman is the author of some famous novels like Hacker, A.N.T.I.D.O.T.E, Pig-Heart Boy, Tell Me No Lies and Dead Gorgeous. Jamie Adenuga (Jme) is a popular record producer and co-founder of Boy Better Know. Abiy Ahmed is the third Prime Minister of Ethiopia. Dave Rowntree is the drummer in the rock band, Blur. He is also an English animator, solicitor, and politician.

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