University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Senior Standards and Planning Officer

United Kingdom

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Senior Standards and Planning Officer Greenwich Business School Professional Services Location: Greenwich Campus

Salary: £28,762 to £34,308 plus £5269 London weighting per annum Contract Type: Permanent Release Date: Monday 18 September 2023 Closing Date: Monday 02 October 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 3887-E

Greenwich Business School is looking to recruit a Senior Standards and Planning officer join its Standards and Partnerships office. This is a pivotal role that will ensure the smooth running of the academic year and the overall success of the faculty.

As the Senior Standards and Planning Officer, you will be responsible for a variety of quality assurance and value adding tasks. You will play a key role in the planning of the academic year, ensuring that Progression and Award Board dates are logically planned. Additionally, you will assist with data requests in the faculty, both for internal use, FOI requests, and Accreditation activities.

You will be vital in helping construct handbook templates that will be used to assist students with their modules and programmes. You will also hold a senior role within the Standards and Partnerships office, helping to ensure the smooth running of the team and the achievement of KPIs.

The successful candidate should have a good understanding of the Higher education environment and be able to plan data and projects accurately and clearly, disseminating information to a variety of stakeholders. You will be able to lead projects and support the SPO team and the wider faculty projects. This role will suit those that have a strong administrative background and are able to logically plan tasks.

This is an excellent opportunity to join the Greenwich Business School, one of four faculties at the University of Greenwich. You will be located on the Greenwich Maritime Campus, a UNESCO world heritage site. We are seeking a colleague willing to work with a diverse group of students and academic staff.

If you are interested in applying for this role or would like to have an informal discussion about it, please contact Matthew Ray, Faculty Partners and Systems Manager, at [email protected] or HR at [email protected].

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Job details


Senior Standards and Planning Officer


University of Greenwich


United Kingdom


September 19, 2023

Application deadline

October 02, 2023

Job type



Business and Economics

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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