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International Policy Adviser (Maternity Cover) (02916)

Category: Jobs | Department: Universities Wales | Location: Cardiff | Post Type: Full Time | Closing Date: 19 Oct 2016 |
We are currently recruiting an International Policy Adviser (maternity cover, 12 month fixed term contract) to lead on Universities Wales’ international work.

This is an exciting opportunity for a personable, motivated and self-starting individual to work alongside Wales’ universities to raise the profile of the Welsh HE sector overseas.

Key responsibilities will include working with government and other partners e.g. British Council to further sector interests, managing the Study in Wales brand, delivering on a small number of key inward visits and outward missions and representing the sector at large-scale international HE conferences and events.

The successful candidate will be comfortable working independently within a small team. This is a full time post based in Cardiff with occasional travel both within the UK and overseas.

For further information and to apply please visit http://www.uukjobs.co.uk/vacancies.aspx

Closing Date: 19 October 2016

Interview Date: week commencing 31 October 2016, invitations will be emailed to shortlisted candidates

 

Assistant Director, UUKi (02816)

Category: Jobs | Department: International Unit | Location: London | Post Type: Full Time | Closing Date: 16 Oct 2016 |
Universities UK International Assistant Director – Policy Universities UK International (UUKi) is the international arm of Universities UK, the membership body which represents the Vice Chancellors of 134 UK universities. It is funded by Universities UK, the four national funding bodies for UK higher education, and GuildHE, with a remit to represent and support the interests of UK higher education sector internationally.

UUKi acts in the collective interests of UK universities to help them achieve their international aims. We do this by enabling the development of strong international strategies through the provision of excellent information, analysis and access to networks and experts; by influencing policy in the UK, Europe and in our priority countries to facilitate international collaboration; and by creating opportunities for the UK university sector through strategic partnerships with UK or international bodies. UUKi’s policy team, led by the Assistant Director – Policy, is responsible for developing an ambitious programme of policy, information, international engagement and research activity. The post holder will lead a team of nine people and will form part of the Unit’s management team which has responsibility for the strategic management of UUKi, and will thus have a key role to play in the organisation.

Shortlisting: 17 October 2016

Interviews: 02 Novembr 2016

Policy Intern – HE Trailblazer (02616)

Category: Jobs | Department: Policy Group | Location: London | Post Type: Full Time | Closing Date: 25 Sep 2016 |
This role is an exciting opportunity to join the Policy Group of Universities UK, the voice for universities in the UK.

The Policy Group within Universities UK is responsible for developing a programme of policy focused activities, underpinned by robust research and analysis, which aim to shape the agenda for higher education in the UK. The post-holder will provide specific support to our work on support for the higher education trailblazer group, developing apprenticeship standards for the higher education workforce. The post-holder will be based in London.

Please note this vacancy will close once 20 applications have been submitted.

Policy Intern – Degree Apprenticeship (02516)

Category: Jobs | Department: Policy Group | Location: London | Post Type: Full Time | Closing Date: 25 Sep 2016 |
This role is an exciting opportunity to join the Policy Group of Universities UK, the voice for universities in the UK.

The Policy Group within Universities UK is responsible for developing a programme of policy focused activities, underpinned by robust research and analysis, which aim to shape the agenda for higher education in the UK. The post-holder will provide specific support to our work on support for the analysis and promotion of University engagement in the development of degree apprenticeships. The post-holder will be based in London.

Please note this vacancy will close once 20 applications have been submitted.

Premises Coordinator (02416)

Category: Jobs | Department: Operations | Location: London | Post Type: Full Time | Closing Date: 25 Sep 2016 |
We are looking for a Premises Coordinator to help with the management of Woburn House and delivery of services to tenants.

You will carry out first line fixes when there are maintenance issues, coordinate with contractors on site, mid-day janitor rounds of the rest room facilities and common areas topping up supplies and spot cleaning, porter duties including furniture moves and setting up meeting rooms and supporting other team members across the Operations Group.

Following training if required you will carry out routine testing, include portable appliance testing and keep full records. Our ideal candidate is someone who has worked previously in a customer focussed role, is flexible, a good deal player and is willing to learn.

There will be a requirement for administration and record keeping as part of this role.

 

 

India Policy Officer (02316)

Category: Jobs | Department: International Unit | Location: London | Post Type: Full Time | Closing Date: 16 Sep 2016 | Universities UK International (UUKi, formerly UK Higher Education International Unit) represents UK universities internationally and helps them meet their international aims. Our work centres around actively promoting UK universities abroad, providing trusted information, and creating new opportunities through our ability to act at sector level. We draw on UK university expertise to influence policy in the UK and overseas, and deliver information, advice and guidance to overseas governments and sector bodies, as well as to our own universities, to enable collaboration with the broadest possible range of international partners for mutual benefit.

This is an exciting opportunity to support the work of UUKi as a member of the Policy team, driving our work with India – a priority country – and with a particular focus on steering the higher education strands of the UK-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI) initiative as a member of the programme management team. UKIERI is a major bilateral Government initiative designed to strengthen the relationship between the two countries in education, research and innovation, currently entering its third five-year phase. The Secretariat team will be led by the British Council in India with UK participation from the Association of Colleges and Universities UK International.

The successful candidate will have strong research, analytical and writing skills, excellent interpersonal and team working abilities – including a capacity to build relationships with people and organisations, both in person and at distance, in order to influence. Evidence of resilience in the face of operational challenges, problem-solving skills, and the ability to plan and coordinate work in order to deliver on programme objectives, are desirable qualities for this post. A solid grasp of project management principles and knowledge of the UK and/or Indian higher education systems would also be advantageous.

For further information and to apply please visit http://www.uukjobs.co.uk/vacancies.aspx

Data Analyst/Reseacher (02216)

Category: Jobs | Department: Council of Deans of Health | Location: London | Post Type: Full Time | Closing Date: 14 Sep 2016 |
Data Analyst/Researcher

The Council of Deans of Health is the representative voice of the UK university health faculties engaged in education and research for nursing, midwifery and the allied health professions. At any one time, our members are educating more than 100,000 future health professionals, as well as supporting existing staff in their professional development and carrying out research into some of health and social care's most pressing problems.

We are offering an exciting opportunity to join the Council's team in a new role to develop the Council's data analysis and research function, ensuring that our work is underpinned by the best data possible. We are looking for someone who is an experienced data analyst, at ease with data management and visualisation and ideally with experience of using broader research methodologies, such as survey design. You'll need to be someone who can help set the agenda, advising the Council's senior staff on how to embed data analysis across our work and maximise its impact.

Our office is based in Central London and the role comes with generous terms and conditions, including 27 days annual leave.

For further information and to apply please visit http://www.uukjobs.co.uk/vacancies.aspx

Part-time applications are also welcome.

Senior Policy Officer (02116)

Category: Jobs | Department: Council of Deans of Health | Location: London | Post Type: Full Time | Closing Date: 14 Sep 2016 |
Senior Policy Officer, Council of Deans of Health

The Council of Deans of Health is the representative voice of the UK university health faculties engaged in education and research for nursing, midwifery and the allied health professions. At any one time, our members are educating more than 100,000 future health professionals, as well as supporting existing staff in their professional development and carrying out research into some of health and social care's most pressing problems. We are offering an exciting opportunity to join the Council's policy team in a new role focused on international and research policy.

We are looking for someone who has already had experience in developing health or higher education policy, with excellent skills in influencing and policy analysis. You'll need to be motivated and fast-working, able to take opportunities to work with members, government officials, professional bodies, regulators and a range of other stakeholders to deliver our policy priorities.

Our office is based in Central London and the role comes with generous terms and conditions, including 27 days annual leave.

For further information and to apply please visit http://www.uukjobs.co.uk/vacancies.aspx

Closing date: 14 September 2016

Interviews: 22 September 2016

Policy Researcher (01916)

Category: Jobs | Department: International Unit | Location: London | Post Type: Full Time | Closing Date: 12 Sep 2016 |
The UK Higher Education International Unit represents UK universities internationally and helps them meet their international aims. We do this by actively promoting UK universities abroad, providing trusted information, and creating new opportunities through our ability to act at sector level. We draw on UK university expertise to influence policy in the UK and overseas, and deliver information, advice and guidance to overseas governments and sector bodies, as well as to our own universities, to enable collaboration with the broadest possible range of international partners for mutual benefit.

This is an exciting opportunity to support the work of Universities UK’s International Unit and its Go International programme in delivering the UK Strategy for Outward Mobility. You will have strong analytical and research skills, preferably in higher education or public policy context, with experience of extracting and analysing complex qualitative and quantitative data from a wide variety of sources. You will have excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to communicate complex information to different audiences in a comprehensive, clear and concise form. Experience of converting complex information into online resources or toolkits would be an advantage, but not essential.

You will need excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain a range of stakeholder relationships to support the delivery of project objectives. Familiarity with outward student mobility or widening participation programmes in higher education would be advantageous, but is not essential.

In August 2016, our name is changing from the UK HE International Unit (IU) to Universities UK International (UUKi). This recognises our status as an integral part of Universities UK (UUK), increasingly funded by its members to play a unique role in supporting their international activity as part of the sector’s major representative body. The new logo and visual identity will be operational from 1st September.

Closing date: Monday 12 September 2016 at midnight

Data Analyst (01316)

Category: Jobs | Department: Medical Schools Council | Location: London | Post Type: Full Time | Closing Date: 19 Jun 2016 |
The Medical Schools Council is seeking an experienced data analyst to set up the data function within a small and busy team working at the healthcare and higher education interface. Current policy priorities include widening participation, student admissions, equality and inclusion, medical research and assessment. The post holder would have the ability to respond flexibly to changes in the policy environment, to adjust priorities accordingly, and to manage their own workload to tight deadlines.

This is an exciting opportunity for a self-starter to set up the data function within the team, and to develop the role. You will be tasked with a ‘hands on’ approach in sourcing data, manipulating large data sets, and identifying and interpreting trends and patterns of information. We will support you with the relevant software packages, training opportunities and career progression. We are looking for someone with vision, initiative and ideas, to help to identify opportunities offered through data and information; to improve processes and ways of data collection, recording and processing; and to enhance the evidence base in the development of national policy in healthcare education and assessments.

The Medical Schools Council is a membership organisation for the 33 publicly funded UK medical schools. The Secretariat provides support for five organisations at the healthcare and higher education interface: the Medical Schools Council (MSC), the Dental Schools Council (DSC), the Pharmacy Schools Council (DSC), the Veterinary Schools Council (VSC) and the Association of UK University Hospitals (AUKUH). The Secretariat also supports three related organisations in assessment: MSC Assessment, MSC Assessment Alliance and MSC Selection Alliance.

The majority of work by the role holder will be to support the Medical Schools Council (including joint work with the General Medical Council on the UK Medical Education Database), MSC Assessment (including the Prescribing Safety Assessment) and MSC Selection Alliance (including work on outreach and widening participation).

Closing on Sunday 19th June 2016 at midnight

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 29th June 2016

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