Senior Programme Area Manager

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Henley on Thames, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 05 Dec 2021

We are seeking an ambitious and highly motivated manager to join our Executive Education Programmes team at Henley’s Greenlands Campus, Henley on Thames.

As Senior Programme Area Manager, Executive Education you will make a major contribution to the successful delivery of the Business School’s strategy. Focusing on delivering an excellent student and delegate experience, the Senior Programme Area Manager will play an important leadership role leading a large team offering professional and administrative support to students, delegates, faculty and senior colleagues in relation to Henley’s portfolio of Executive Education programmes in the UK and at international locations.

This is a key position within Henley’s professional services: as such we are looking for someone who is passionate about leading and inspiring a team to deliver high levels of customer service, is committed to continuous improvement and focuses on building great relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

The post is based at Henley Business School’s Greenlands Campus in Henley-on-Thames, with regular visits to the Whiteknights Campus in Reading. Although the postholder will need to be on campus most of the time, some flexibility around working patterns and locations can be considered.

You will have:

  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to influence others
  • Proven ability to think strategically and contribute to strategy planning
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships across many different functions and organisational levels
  • Ability to deliver high levels of customer service within a business school environment
  • Substantial experience of managing change and leading others through change
  • Experience of leading and motivating a large team
  • Experience of determining priorities, setting targets and monitoring performance within a high volume, customer-focused working environment

Interviews to be held 13th December 2021

Informal contact details

Contact role: Head of Programme Administration

Contact name: Ann Frank

Contact phone: +44 (0) 1491 414544

Contact email:

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role: Director of Administration

Contact name: David Stannard

Contact phone: +44 (0) 118 378 6273

Contact email:

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. By reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship may be possible under the Skilled Worker Route. Applicants should ensure that they are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS.  There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

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