Product Development Manager (12 months fixed term)

Role: Product Development Manager (12 months fixed term)

Job Title: Product Development Manager (12 months fixed term)

Starting Salary: c.£26,000 plus excellent benefits

Location: Manchester, UK

Product Development Manager (12 months fixed term) – Candidate Pack (download)

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Can you succeed in a busy administrative role in a global academic organisation?

As a Product Development Manager, you will be instrumental in developing and delivering our products and their supporting academic qualifications. You will ensure that partners who deliver our qualifications receive the highest level of teaching materials and resources that are increasingly digital based. You will work closely with the Product team, Marketing Development and our stakeholders to scope new products in line with HE, global and pedagogy trends in addition to reviewing and maintaining our current products.

Our ideal candidate will be educated to degree level (or have equivalent experience) and will preferably have experience working in FE/HE and designing educational content. You will 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 (including 8 bank holidays) 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 no later than the 23rd January 2019.  CVs will not be accepted.

Key dates

Application deadline:                       5pm UK time Wednesday 23rd January 2019

Interviews and assessment:          Week commencing Monday 28th January 2019

(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