Head of Digital

Role: Head of Digital

Job Title: Head of Digital

Starting Salary: c.£45,000 plus excellent benefits

Location: Manchester, UK

Head of Digital – Candidate Pack (download)

Application Form (download)

Can you succeed in a strategic role in a global academic organisation?

As Head of Digital you will lead in defining our digital strategy and take up the remit to build a new digital capability from scratch. If that’s an opportunity that excites you NCUK has an opening for someone to bring innovative ideas on how technology can deliver new products and services and bring efficiencies to the business.

Reporting to the Academic Director, you will provide a clear vision for digital products and services. You’ll work closely with the IT Systems Manager, Product and Marketing teams to define and develop a roadmap for the delivery of digital transformation and products and services. From there your objective is to implement a high performing digital product offering and operational infrastructure by developing internal resources and/or forming strategic relationships with 3rd parties in the sector.

Our ideal candidate will be educated to degree level (or have equivalent experience) and will preferably have experience working in FE/HE and in designing digital educational content. You will be a strong change manager and demonstrate a creative yet analytical approach to your work. You will be culturally aware and able to prioritise work, meet deadlines under pressure and deliver on your commitments. You will work well with other people, have excellent attention to detail, and be committed to achieving the highest standards of quality and service.

NCUK is a unique organisation, founded by UK universities to provide overseas students with guaranteed access to universities through our pathway programmes. More than 30,000 students have successfully progressed to UK Universities by completing NCUK programmes. Our qualifications combine the highest of academic standards with exceptional language, study and cultural skills, and are currently delivered in 18 different countries across four continents. NCUK is a trading subsidiary of the Northern Consortium, a registered educational charity.

We offer a friendly and energetic working environment and excellent benefits, including at least 35 days’ holiday and pension contributions of up to 8% of salary. This role can be home based or at Head Office in Manchester, UK. The role will involve frequent international travel.

How to apply

Please apply by completing the application form and sending it to vacancies@ncuk.ac.uk.  CVs will not be accepted.

Key dates

Interviews and assessment:          TBC

(Please advise in your application of any dates in this week that you are not available.)            

Expected start date:                        As soon as possible, dependent on notice