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Senior Manager, Open Portfolio

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

12 month Fixed Term Contract

London Business School require a Senior Manager, Open Portfolio to join our globally ranked top 5 Executive Education team.

You will be pivotal in operational execution and quality assurance of a portfolio of executive education offerings. You will manage your portfolio from end to end tracking progress, risks, issues and changes ensuring excellent participant experience

You will also collaborate with faculty, Academic Directors and cross-functional teams to align the programmes with market trends and programme objectives.

Main Responsibilities

  • Lead on the continuous improvement of a portfolio of programmes to ensure successful learning outcomes within budget and to quality standards and targets.
  • End to end project manage all programmes in portfolio
  • Oversee programme budget input, fulfilling financial management requirements and ensuring the cost-effective use of financial resources within budget.
  • Research and keep up-to-date with advancements within Executive Education open programmes to ensure that leading thinking and technologies inform learning design.
  • Lead activities to understand and assess learning needs, ensuring that findings are communicated effectively to Academic Directors and inform the design of programmes.

Who we are looking for

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage a variety of audiences.
  • Significant project/programme management experience with advanced planning skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to prioritise and focus on material issues.
  • Successful experience managing, developing & motivating a team.
  • In-depth knowledge of business education/specialist area.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Experience in effectively managing external suppliers/contractors.
  • Financial management experience and commercial acumen.

Why London Business School

London Business School; a global and vibrant business community based in two of the world’s most dynamic cities, London and Dubai. It’s where extraordinary minds and diverse perspectives connect, to have a profound impact on the way the world does business and the way business impacts the world. We offer best in class hybrid learning to our students and participants, whilst creating a flexible, supportive and dynamic working environment for our people to excel in, whatever their location. 

What you can expect from us

  • Generous annual leave of 27 days PLUS extra between Christmas and New Year!
  • Generous pension package, 14.5% employer contribution (in return for employee enrolment and contribution)
  • Free onsite gym and swimming pool
  • Amazing range of professional development to support your career path
  • Enhanced cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing offering to support your physical, mental and financial health
  • Up to 5 days paid emergency leave for staff who have caring responsibilities for a family member, dependent or friend who is ill.

All enjoyed in a Smart (hybrid) Working environment so we’re looking forward to discussing how, where and when you might work best to deliver in your new role.

Our commitment to driving inclusion and belonging 

We are a globally reaching institution, committed to creating tangible and sustainable change in driving inclusion & belonging within our School, education and society at large.  We are dedicated to creating an environment where everyone in our community feels they belong and thrive. This is a key school priority, and we want everyone who joins LBS to feel respected, welcomed, and heard. 

Candidates needing sponsorship should assess their eligibility for a Certificate of Sponsorship by evaluating their circumstances against the relevant criteria before applying

Please note we start screening CVs and interviewing candidates from the start of a campaign. A successful candidate could progress to offer before the advertised closing date. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible if you are interested in any roles.

London Business School

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