Faculty Portfolio Manager
University of Leeds
United Kingdom

Faculty Portfolio Manager

Are you committed to continuous improvement with the ability to work in partnership with stakeholders to deliver an exceptional student experience? Can you lead and influence, effectively planning and directing resources to meet key priorities and challenges?

The University is an exciting, and creative environment in which to build a career. Our staff have a broad array of skills and experience but work together in collaborative and inclusive ways in partnership with our students and academic colleagues who teach them. You can find out about the University’s Leadership Excellence Behaviours Framework here. We value diversity and welcome everyone to our global community. We are professional, helpful, approachable and inclusive - values that we are all committed to.

Working as part of the University Student Education Service, reporting to a senior member of the Quality Assurance Team, you will be responsible for the effective delivery of portfolio management functions for a Faculty. You will work in close partnership with the Quality Assurance Team, School Education Service Managers, Functional leads, Academic Leads and the Faculty Education Service Manager to lead, shape, develop and manage the Faculty’s portfolio of taught student education.

You will require strong leadership skills to be able to drive change and take forward the Faculty and University vision for the portfolio of programmes, to ensure they are viable and deliver an exceptional student experience. You will work in partnership with the School Education Service Managers to manage portfolio development plans and related Quality Assurance processes. You will manage and service committees and groups, lead portfolio, programme and module review processes, and support new programme and module approval and implementation at both faculty and institutional level. You will provide professional advice and guide decision making on enhancements to the Faculty and University portfolio of programmes to improve the student experience.

You will have experience of delivering continuous improvement and service excellence and have the ability to lead and deliver change. You will have experience of influencing and negotiating effectively to achieve desired outcomes, building effective partnerships and working collaboratively with a range of stakeholders.

Interviews will be held on Monday 26 April and Tuesday 27 April 2021.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Lorraine Cross, Quality Assurance, Student Education Service


Please note: If you are not a British or Irish citizen, from 1 January 2021 you will require permission to work in the UK. This will normally be in the form of a visa but, if you are an EEA/Swiss citizen and resident in the UK before 31 December 2020, this may be your passport or status under the EU Settlement Scheme.

Due to the current Government Coronavirus social distancing measures, the interviews for this role are likely to be conducted remotely using Microsoft Teams or Zoom. It is also expected that relevant work within these roles may be done remotely, within the UK, while these restrictions remain in place.

Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Student Education Service
School/Institute: Student Opportunity
Section: Quality Assurance
Category: Professional & Managerial
Grade: Grade 7
Salary: £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Ongoing
Release Date: Monday 22 March 2021
Closing Date: Friday 16 April 2021
Reference: SESSP1251

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