Vice-President (Operations)

University of Southampton

England, United Kingdom

Full time

May 11

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About the job

We are looking for a Vice-President (Operations) to be part of a new executive team that will enable us to achieve these bold ambitions and thrive in the ever-changing external environment.

As the Vice-President (Operations), you will provide leadership and executive management to Professional Services at the University, working effectively as a key member of the University’s senior leadership team. You will play a major leadership role in the formulation of strategic and financial planning and the governance required to meet the University’s objectives. You will ensure the efficient and effective management and delivery of the University’s professional services empowering, developing and supporting directors of service to maximise levels of engagement and performance.

About You

You will be a determined and outward-looking person with values that match our own collegiality, quality, internationalisation and sustainability. You will have a deep understanding of the global Higher Education sector, as well as a proven ability to lead and manage innovative change throughout an organisation. You will be able to think both analytically and creatively, handle complexity and empower and support people, while cultivating and shaping diverse teams. You will have the ability to influence and shape the debate around higher education both nationally and internationally.

A global university

A founding member of the prestigious Company Group, we have a global reputation for our passion and ability to work collaboratively in delivering world-class education, research and enterprise that makes a real impact on society’s biggest challenges.

Our interdisciplinary thinking, inventive education and cutting-edge facilities enable us to forge connections with national and international industries and organisations, develop new businesses, and support the next generation of leaders and thinkers.

We bring people and ideas together to achieve the remarkable. We provide the environment, the support and the challenge for them to realise their potential.

What we can offer you

We are committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity by attracting, developing, and retaining staff from many different backgrounds to create an inclusive working environment. We are proud to have been awarded an institutional Athena SWAN silver award which underpins our pledge to improve equality for women.

We support a flexible approach to work, as well as additional benefits that will make your life easier, such as a corporate health care scheme and generous holiday allowance. We will support your long-term future too, with access to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), sCompanyidised health and fitness facilities and a range of discounts.

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