Pro Vice-Chancellor (Resources)


21st March 2024


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About the Role

Edge Hill University are seeking to appoint an experienced senior professional to the role of Pro Vice-Chancellor (Resources). We are a highly successful and ambitious University, a past winner of the University of the Year award (Times Higher) and 2022 Modern University of the Year (Times and Sunday Times).

You will have the capacity to work effectively across a full resource and infrastructure portfolio.

Whilst your skill set is of vital importance, we want to appoint an individual who supports and enhances the vision, culture and ethos of a University that seeks to place students at the forefront of all we do.

The PVC (Resources) portfolio is broad and may include the strategic leadership of Finance, Facilities Management, IT and Digital Services, Strategic Planning, Human Resources and Capital Developments, although the precise responsibilities will reflect the skills of the individual appointed.

You will join a well-run University with a clear set of achievable aspirations and outstanding colleagues. A key member of the Vice-Chancellor’s Executive Group (known as Directorate), you will play a critical role in supporting the University’s strategic development and delivery of operational plans and objectives. The role drives financial and operating performance, and through effective collaboration, delivers our strategic plan and vision.

Together with the Executive team, you will ensure that the University continues to develop, by motivating and engaging staff at all levels, communicating proactively and influencing internal stakeholders and external partners on behalf of the University. A positive role model you will be able to demonstrate a commitment to enhancing our working culture and helping to further develop a positive and enabling environment for all.

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, please contact any of: Director of Human Resources  The University’s Vice-Chancellor The University Secretary and PVC Student Experience, PVC Marketing, Student Recruitment & Student Administration


The successful candidate is expected to attract a six-figure salary per annum plus benefits.

Please view our rewards and benefits package guide on our main advert  for more information.

The closing date for receipt of applications: Midnight GMT Thursday, 21st March 2024


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