Head of Programmes


4th February 2018

University Alliance is a mission group representing and supporting modern civic universities with a professional and technical focus.  We are well-respected as a thoughtful and constructive force in the Higher Education sector.

Our work includes developing collaborative programmes through which our member universities seek to enhance their student experience and research.  This role is to provide strategic leadership to this activity with the intention that it will strengthen the UA brand, add value to our member universities and enhance our ability to influence Government, Parliament, HE sector bodies and the press. You will be responsible for the successful development and delivery of our programme activity.

Our Doctoral Training Alliance (DTA) programme is well established and offers enhanced activity to students studying doctorates in Applied Biosciences, Energy and Social Policy.  We are currently developing a new Professional Doctorate in Arts Leadership.

The Teaching Excellence Alliance (TEA) has just completed its pilot stage and now has funding for two years.  You will ensure that it delivers a range of activities that showcase and enhance the distinctive teaching excellence of Alliance universities.

The successful candidate will also be a member of the Senior Management Team and play an important role in shaping the future of a fast-developing organisation. We have Central London offices, close to Parliament and the role comes with generous terms and conditions.


Terms and conditions of employment: This is a full-time position on fixed-term basis for 3 years (36 months).

Salary: £50,000 per annum, full time.

Application deadline: Midnight, Sunday 4 February 2018

Interview date: Friday 16 February 2018


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