Human Resources

Deputy Head of Administration - QMUL12482

Department: School of Business & Management
Salary: £45,577 - £50,881 per annum (pro rata for part time/job share) (Grade 6)
Reference: QMUL12482
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 12-Sep-2017
Closing date: 12-Oct-2017

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The School of Business and Management are looking to recruit a Deputy Head of Administration (Grade 6), to play a major strategic and operational role in enabling the continued success and future development of the School.

The post holder will be responsible for the overall management of the School’s financial and space resources, ensuring efficient operations, high quality, effective support for teaching and research, and the School’s continued strong contribution to the university’s operating surplus. They will report to the Head of Administration and deputise for them as needed, representing and promoting at all levels a positive, assertive and professional image of the School and its management.

The Deputy Head of Administration will have significant relevant management experience within the Higher Education environment, coupled with a very good understanding of the sector, and a proven record of working with academic staff and senior management teams to achieve the School’s goals across the range of its activities. As the role holder will be responsible for various areas within the School, including management of space and of the resources required for academic, administrative and support operations, they will have strong organisational skills and experience. Excellent problem solving skills, with experience of making considered and appropriate decisions on complex matters and considerable experience of financial management, are also essential.

The post is full time and permanent. Consideration will be given to applicants wishing to work on a part time or job share basis. Starting salary will be in the range £45,577 - £50,881 per annum (pro rata for part time/job share) inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme, and interest-free season ticket loan. The university offers a wide range of professional development opportunities for staff.


Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.  Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.


Informal enquiries can be addressed to Dr Emm Johnstone, Head of Administration SBM, on 0207 882 3159 or at


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The closing date for applications is 12 October 2017 

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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