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These are job opportunities which have been posted in the last 7 days.

Current Vacancies (External)

ACADEMIC 

Staff Tutor in History

Faculty of Arts, Based in Bristol

38,511 - 45,954, Temporary contract for 36 months, available from 1 October 2015

circulation date : 27/08/2015

closing date : 24/09/2015

Part-time 29.6 hours per week

You will be key to the provision of high quality teaching for students. You will carry responsibility for leading and managing a team of Associate Lecturers in the region who teach across the whole Arts curriculum and are involved in teams providing local support for students. You will be involved in the development of the curriculum and the presentation of modules for the History Department.

The role is demanding but also very rewarding. We look for strengths and capabilities to match the academic, managerial and administrative nature of the post as well as the capacity to set priorities and manage one's own work.

Closing date: noon on 24 September 2015.

Interviews will be held on 27 October 2015.

email: Arts-recruit@open.ac.uk 

An application form and further particulars are available from the links located above.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Recruitment Co-ordinator by email (on the link above), quoting the reference number.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Please quote reference 11314



ACADEMIC RELATED 

Marketing Manager - Business Improvement & Change

Marketing, Based in Milton Keynes

Salary up to 45,000

circulation date : 03/08/2015

closing date : 09/09/2015

Lead the development of marketing capability at one of the UK's most highly regarded brands

What do we need?
We have a new role which requires a strong marketing business manager to lead projects within the Marketing Unit and represent the Unit on projects outside of Marketing - an individual with a project management and change or business analysis background who can demonstrate customer-centric marketing expertise. You will have a strong knowledge of the principles of customer relationship management and an appreciation of how new technology can be applied to improve the delivery of marketing activities.

Who are we looking for?
We are looking for strong team working experience and the ability to develop excellence in change across teams. You will need to have outstanding analysis, planning and organisational skills; a higher education qualification along with a specialist project management and/or business analysis qualification.

Why work for us?
The Open University is the UK's biggest university and is a world leader in flexible part-time education, with over 200,000 students.

We deliver life-changing learning opportunities, and the quality of our students' experience is at the heart of what we do. We are committed to delivering quality and flexible education for all. Our students rate The Open University as one of the best in the UK and we consistently achieve over 90% in the National Student Satisfaction Survey.

Closing date: Midday 9 September 2015

email: marketing-recruitment@open.ac.uk 

An application form and further particulars are available from the links located above.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Recruitment Co-ordinator by email (on the link above), quoting the reference number.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Please quote reference 11340



Marketing Manager - Planning and Delivery

Marketing, Based in Milton Keynes

Salary Up to 45,000,

circulation date : 03/08/2015

closing date : 09/09/2015

An exciting opportunity delivering marketing planning for one of the UK's most highly regarded brands...

What do we need?
We have a new role which requires a strong analytical marketing specialist who will be responsible for ensuring that activities across the Marketing Unit are optimised and targets are met. A highly numerate, commercially driven individual who can demonstrate extensive objective setting and cross functional planning expertise. You will have the proven ability to manage multiple initiatives with experience of driving maximum returns in all activities.

Who are we looking for?
We are looking for strong planning and stakeholder management experience and the ability to manage and plan multi-million pound marketing budgets. You will need to have an innovative approach, be totally self-reliant and dedicated; excellent at communicating at all levels and be able to influence and persuade others in a positive manner.

Why work for us?
The Open University is the UK's biggest university and is a world leader in flexible part-time education, with over 200,000 students.

We deliver life-changing learning opportunities, and the quality of our students' experience is at the heart of what we do. We are committed to delivering quality and flexible education for all. Our students rate The Open University as one of the best in the UK and we consistently achieve over 90% in the National Student Satisfaction Survey.

Closing date: Midday 9 September 2015

email: marketing-recruitment@open.ac.uk 

An application form and further particulars are available from the links located above.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Recruitment Co-ordinator by email (on the link above), quoting the reference number.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Please quote reference 11339



Marketing Manager - Proposition Development

Marketing

38,511 to 45,954, Based in Milton Keynes

circulation date : 23/07/2015

closing date : 19/09/2015

Are you product proposition specialist? Do you want to bring your skills to one of the most successful educational institutions in the world?

Why work for us?
The Open University is the UK's biggest university and a world leader in flexible part-time education, with over 200,000 students.

We deliver life-changing learning opportunities and the quality of our students' experience is at the heart of what we do. We are committed to delivering quality and flexible education for all. In the National Student Satisfaction Survey, our students rate The Open University as one of the best in the UK and we have consistently achieved more than 90% in the survey's history.

What do we need?
We are building our marketing expertise and have a new role which requires an influential product proposition specialist to support the Senior Marketing Manager who defines our product propositions.

We need a technical specialist to participate in the development and production of annual Undergraduate and Postgraduate product proposition strategies. You will provide strategic support and insight as required for pricing and high quality deep-dive analysis and reports to meet business requirements and University priorities

Who are we looking for?
A relevant degree or equivalent higher education qualification, or a relevant professional marketing qualification. You will have experience of product and service proposition development.

You will have excellent interpersonal skills including strong negotiating and influencing skills to develop strong relationships with senior stakeholders from across the University.

Closing date: midday 18 September 2015.

email: marketing-recruitment@open.ac.uk 

An application form and further particulars are available from the links located above.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available by email (on the link above), quoting the reference number.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Please quote reference 11305



Marketing Manager Insights

Marketing

38,511 to 45,954, Based in Milton Keynes

circulation date : 23/07/2015

closing date : 18/09/2015

Are you an insights specialist? Do you want to bring your skills to one of the most successful educational institutions in the world?

Why work for us?
The Open University is the UK's biggest university and a world leader in flexible part-time education, with over 200,000 students.

We deliver life-changing learning opportunities and the quality of our students' experience is at the heart of what we do. We are committed to delivering quality and flexible education for all. In the National Student Satisfaction Survey, our students rate The Open University as one of the best in the UK and we have consistently achieved more than 90% in the survey's history.

What do we need?
We are building our marketing expertise and have a new role which requires an influential insights specialist to support the Senior Marketing Manager who defines our brand and marketing strategies based on market research and insights.

This is a managerial role responsible for helping The Open University to meet its business targets through providing actionable strategic consumer and business insights that will be used to shape brand and marketing strategy.

Who are we looking for?
An outstanding insights specialist with high EQ and interpersonal skills, who is able to develop excellent relationships with colleagues and senior stakeholders from across the University.

You will provide credible insights which are at the heart of all strategic activity, ensuring relevant research is constantly refreshed and readily available; An inspiring thinker with an analytical approach to problem solving; able to innovate and think out of the box striving for results; creator of excellent briefs and reports which are persuasive, highly credible and able to communicate compelling insights in a constructive action-focused way.

A relevant degree or equivalent higher education qualification, or a relevant professional marketing qualification is required.

Closing date: midday 18 September 2015.

email: marketing-recruitment@open.ac.uk 

An application form and further particulars are available from the links located above.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available by email (on the link above), quoting the reference number.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Please quote reference 11302



Marketing Manager - Brand Strategy

Marketing

38,511 to 45,954, Based in Milton Keynes

circulation date : 23/07/2015

closing date : 18/09/2015

Are you a brand strategy expert? Do you want to bring your skills to one of the most successful educational institutions in the world?

Why work for us?
The Open University is the UK's biggest university and a world leader in flexible part-time education, with over 200,000 students.

We deliver life-changing learning opportunities and the quality of our students' experience is at the heart of what we do. We are committed to delivering quality and flexible education for all. In the National Student Satisfaction Survey, our students rate The Open University as one of the best in the UK and we have consistently achieved more than 90% in the survey's history.

What do we need?
We are building our marketing expertise and have a new role which requires an influential brand strategist to support the Senior Marketing Manager (strategy, brand and insights) and help to define our brand marketing strategy through providing powerful brand insights.

This is a managerial role responsible for enabling The Open University to meet its business targets by bringing the brand, marketing and customer communication together in a cohesive, insightful and effective strategy.

Who are we looking for?
An accomplished specialist who is experienced at creating brand strategies using insights to shape successful initiatives that lead to optimum marketing performance.

You will have a good all round knowledge of up-to-date brand marketing practices within a
large-scale consumer business environment; well-developed communication and negotiating skills, team working skills; an appetite for innovation and new concepts, ability to keep abreast of industry and market trends; able to work at pace and think creatively on multiple projects with multiple stakeholders.

A relevant degree or equivalent higher education qualification, or a relevant professional marketing qualification is required.

Closing date: midday 18 September 2015.

email: marketing-recruitment@open.ac.uk 

An application form and further particulars are available from the links located above.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available by email (on the link above), quoting the reference number.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Please quote reference 11301



Senior Marketing Manager - Strategy, Brand and Insight

Marketing

48,743 - 54,841, Based in Milton Keynes

circulation date : 23/07/2015

closing date : 18/09/2015

Are you a highly experienced strategy, brand and insights expert? Do you want to bring your skills to one of the most successful educational institutions in the world?

Why work for us?
The Open University is the UK's biggest university and a world leader in flexible part-time education, with over 200,000 students.

We deliver life-changing learning opportunities and the quality of our students' experience is at the heart of what we do. We are committed to delivering quality and flexible education for all. In the National Student Satisfaction Survey, our students rate The Open University as one of the best in the UK and we have consistently achieved more than 90% in the survey's history.

What do we need?
We are building our marketing expertise and now require an influential senior marketing manager to support the Head of Marketing and lead the strategy, brand and insights team in providing powerful insights and strategies that shape our future marketing output.

The role will have a significant impact on The Open University's marketing performance through delivering successful brand marketing strategies.

Who are we looking for?
We are seeking an accomplished marketer with extensive experience in leading teams to provide research, analysis and insights, who can demonstrate their ability to create effective marketing strategies for a large consumer company.

You will be confident in communicating at all levels, have a strong commercial awareness, outstanding team leadership and networking skills with the ability to drive high-level results in a challenging service-led environment.

You will have a relevant degree or equivalent higher education qualification, or a relevant professional marketing qualification is required.

Closing date: midday 18 September 2015.

email: marketing-recruitment@open.ac.uk 

An application form and further particulars are available from the links located above.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available by email (on the link above), quoting the reference number.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Please quote reference 11300



Director, Technology Enhanced Learning

Learning and Teaching Solutions

72,837 - 85,369, Based in Milton Keynes

circulation date : 25/08/2015

closing date : 22/09/2015

The Open University is a world-class institution that has established its reputation for distance learning through its use of flexible and progressive technology. One of the most important post-war innovations in higher education since its foundation in 1969, The Open University is now by far the largest university in the UK. In the years ahead, The University will continue to innovate in its teaching and support of students.

Learning and Teaching Solutions produces the University's innovative and pedagogically effective learning materials and experiences for students. We are currently undergoing a radical transformation. This role is crucial to the success of the transformation and is pivotal to the University's learning innovation agenda. It will lead and drive technology-enhanced learning within Learning and Teaching Solutions and across the University, in alignment with the University's Learning and Teaching Vision and Plan.

You will provide expertise and leadership in the development and delivery of innovative, quality-assured and scalable technology-enhanced learning solutions, evidenced by analytics, and be accountable for driving the development of learning and teaching systems.

You will have a strong track record of developing vision and delivering results as well as demonstrating leadership within a rapidly evolving environment. You will have advanced knowledge of contemporary and emerging educational technologies and digital pedagogic practices, together with experience of development at scale.

Closing date: Midday, 22 September 2015

Interview date: 26 October 2015


email: lts-recruitment@open.ac.uk 

An application form and further particulars are available from the links located above.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Recruitment Co-ordinator by email (on the link above), quoting the reference number.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Please quote reference 11441



RESEARCH 

The Anthony Nutt Senior Research Fellow

Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership, Department of Public Leadership and Social Enterprise

38,511 - 54,841 (dependant on experience), Temporary contract for 36 months, Based in Milton Keyne

circulation date : 28/08/2015

closing date : 24/09/2015

The Open University Business School invites applicants with voluntary sector research expertise for the position of Anthony Nutt Senior Research Fellow in the new Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership, Department of Public Leadership and Social Enterprise.

You will be involved in all aspects of research, PhD supervision, collaboration with relevant research communities and engagement with smaller voluntary sector organisations in the UK.

In particular, we are seeking research active candidates whose area of expertise relates to governance, leadership or management in the voluntary sector. You will be expected to have substantial research expertise and a developing research reputation, demonstrable leadership skills and experience of communicating and engaging effectively with practitioner and academic communities.

You will hold a relevant PhD and have a good understanding of developments currently affecting smaller voluntary sector organisations in the UK.

Closing date for electronic applications: Midday on 24 September 2015

Interviews date: 6 October 2015


email: oubs-recruitment@open.ac.uk 

An application form and further particulars are available from the links located above.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Recruitment Co-ordinator by email (on the link above), quoting the reference number.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Please quote reference 11587



Research Associate(s)

Faculty of Mathematics, Computing and Technology, Based in Milton Keynes

31,342 to 37,394 depending on experience, Temporary contract for three years

circulation date : 27/08/2015

closing date : 24/09/2015

We are recruiting one, possibly two, full time Research Associate(s) to work on a major new programme of work in International Development. Working under the Director of the Priority Research Area (PRA) in International Development and Inclusive Innovation you will contribute to the research agenda through publications, grant applications, and impact activities.

You will be based at the main OU campus in Milton Keynes and will be expected to live within reasonable commuting distance.

You will have a PhD in international development, economics, business, education, technology policy, politics, design, or other areas relevant to the PRA.
You will have knowledge and experience of working on one or more of the following areas: international development or relevant social sciences including business, education, technology policy, politics, geography, planning or design or areas relevant to the PRA (see programme outline on the Open University, HR website).

If you would like to discuss the particulars of this role before making an application please contact Professor Giles Mohan (email: giles.mohan@open.ac.uk)

Closing date: noon on Thursday 24 September 2015

email: MCT-Staffing@open.ac.uk 

An application form and further particulars are available from the links located above.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Recruitment Co-ordinator by email (on the link above), quoting the reference number.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Please quote reference 11455



SUPPORT STAFF 

Marketing Co-ordinator - Resource Planning

Marketing, Based in Milton Keynes

25,513 to 30,434

circulation date : 03/08/2015

closing date : 09/09/2015

We have an exciting opportunity supporting the team that delivers planning and performance management for the Marketing Unit.

You will co-ordinate and enable prioritisation and resource planning for the Marketing Unit to optimise budget and return on investment to deliver University business targets. You will also support the delivery of projects within Marketing.

You will have experience in planning and managing resources as well as budget management experience. You will be proficient in using Microsoft applications and be accurate with a high level of attention to detail.

If you think you are the person we are looking for we would love to hear from you.

Closing date: Midday 9 September 2015

email: marketing-recruitment@open.ac.uk 

An application form and further particulars are available from the links located above.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Recruitment Co-ordinator by email (on the link above), quoting the reference number.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Please quote reference 11341



Curriculum Assistant

Faculty of Mathematics, Computing and Technology, Postgraduate Technologies and Computing Programme

21,391 to 24,057 pro rata, Temporary contract for 12 months, Based in Milton Keynes

circulation date : 13/08/2015

closing date : 11/09/2015

Part-time 18.5 hours per week

We are looking for a part time Curriculum Assistant to provide support to a number of Curriculum Managers and modules in the Postgraduate Technologies and Computing Programme.

You will have responsibility for ensuring that module material is prepared according to appropriate formats and standard module styles using agreed templates. You will be a main contact point for University staff and students, and will assist in arranging briefings, meetings and curriculum related activities.

You will need all round secretarial and clerical experience, with expertise in Microsoft Office applications. You will have good communications skills, be prepared to be flexible and be able to use your initiative and respond well to challenges. Experience of working collaboratively in a team, good organisational skills and ability to prioritise tasks effectively are essential.

Closing date: noon on 11 September 2015

All applications should be sent to mct-staffing-applications@open.ac.uk.

email: mct-staffing@open.ac.uk For Information
email: mct-staffing-applications@open.ac.uk For all applications

An application form and further particulars are available from the links located above.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Recruitment Co-ordinator by email (on the link above), quoting the reference number.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Please quote reference 11485



Curriculum Assistant

Faculty of Mathematics, Computing and Technology, Undergraduate Computing and IT Programme

21,391 to 24,057, Based in Milton Keynes

circulation date : 13/08/2015

closing date : 11/09/2015

We are looking for a new Curriculum Assistant to provide support to a number of Curriculum Managers and modules in the Undergraduate Computing and IT Programme.

You will have responsibility for ensuring that module material is prepared according to appropriate formats and standard module styles using agreed templates. You will be a main contact point for University staff and students, and will assist in arranging briefings, meetings and curriculum related activities.

You will need all round secretarial and clerical experience, with expertise in Microsoft Office applications. You will have good communications skills, be prepared to be flexible and be able to use your initiative and respond well to challenges. Experience of working collaboratively in a team, good organisational skills and ability to prioritise tasks effectively are essential.

Closing date: noon on 11 September 2015

All applications should be sent to mct-staffing-applications@open.ac.uk.

email: mct-staffing@open.ac.uk For information
email: mct-staffing-applications@open.ac.uk For all applications

An application form and further particulars are available from the links located above.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Recruitment Co-ordinator by email (on the link above), quoting the reference number.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Please quote reference 11484



Associate Lecturer Services Assistant

Associate Lecturer Services, The Open University in Wales. Based in Cardiff

18,549 - 20,781, Temporary contract for 24 months

circulation date : 27/08/2015

closing date : 24/09/2015

The Open University has been transforming lives since 1969 by opening up higher education to all sections of the community.

Are you a well organised, excellent communicator? Do you enjoy being part of a busy team?

We are seeking a highly motivated and versatile person to work as part of the integrated UK-wide Associate Lecturer Services team, providing a range of services to Associate Lecturers and students in Wales and across the UK. You will also provide support for academic staff for at least two faculties. This will involve regular communication via telephone, email and online conferencing. You will require liaison with Associate Lecturer Services teams in other UK locations and with other functions within the University as well as with external organisations.

You will be comfortable using information technology, have excellent communication and organisational skills and be able to demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy when dealing with complex regulations and procedures. You will have well developed customer service skills, a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, and the ability to make effective use of a wide range of in-house IT applications.

Closing date: Noon, 24 September 2015.
Interviews will be held in week commencing: 5 October 2015.


For detailed information and how to apply go to www3.open.ac.uk/employment, or email the Recruitment Co-ordinator (Wales-Recruitment@open.ac.uk) quoting the reference number.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community


Mae'r Brifysgol Agored wedi bod yn trawsnewid bywydau ers 1969 drwy sicrhau bod addysg uwch ar gael i bob rhan o'r gymuned.

Cynorthwyydd Gwasanaethau Darlithwyr Cyswllt

Gwasanaethau Darlithwyr Cyswllt - Y Brifysgol Agored yng Nghymru

£ 18,549 -
£20,781, Cyf: 11506
Lleolir yng Nghaerdydd
Contract dros dro am 24 mis

Ydych chi'n gyfathrebwr ardderchog a threfnus? Ydych chi'n mwynhau bod yn rhan o dîm prysur?

Rydym yn chwilio am unigolyn hyblyg, sy'n llawn cymhelliant i weithio fel rhan o dîm Gwasanaethau Darlithwyr Cyswllt integredig ledled y DU, gan gynnig amrywiaeth o wasanaethau i Ddarlithwyr Cyswllt a myfyrwyr yng Nghymru a ledled y DU. Byddwch hefyd yn darparu cymorth i staff academaidd ar gyfer o leiaf ddwy gyfadran. Bydd hyn yn cynnwys cyfathrebu rheolaidd dros y ffôn, drwy e-bost a gwegynadledda. Bydd angen gweithio gyda thimau Gwasanaethau Darlithwyr Cyswllt mewn lleoliadau eraill yn y DU a gyda swyddogaethau eraill o fewn y Brifysgol yn ogystal â sefydliadau allanol.

Byddwch yn gyfforddus â defnyddio technoleg gwybodaeth, bydd gennych sgiliau cyfathrebu a threfnu gwych a byddwch yn gallu dangos sylw i fanylder a chywirdeb wrth ymdrin â rheoliadau a gweithdrefnau cymhleth. Bydd gennych sgiliau gwasanaethau cwsmeriaid cadarn, gwybodaeth ymarferol o ddefnyddio Microsoft Office, a'r gallu i wneud defnydd effeithiol o ystod eang o gymwysiadau TG mewnol.

Dyddiad cau: Hanner dydd, 24 Medi 2015.
Cynhelir cyfweliadau yr wythnos yn cychwyn: 5 Hydref 2015.

Am wybodaeth fanwl a gwybodaeth am sut i wneud cais ewch i www3.open.ac.uk/employment, neu e-bostiwch y Cydlynydd Recriwtio (Wales-Recruitment@open.ac.uk) gan ddyfynnu'r rhif cyfeirnod.

Rydym yn hyrwyddo amrywiaeth mewn cyflogaeth ac yn croesawu ceisiadau o bob rhan o'r gymuned

email: Wales-Recruitment@open.ac.uk 

Please quote reference 11506



Staffing Assistant

Centre for Inclusion and Collaborative Partnerships (CICP), Based in Milton Keynes

21,391 - 24,057, Part-Time 30 hours over 4 days

circulation date : 24/08/2015

closing date : 14/09/2015

The Centre for Inclusion and Collaborative Partnerships (CICP) is responsible for providing Open University institutional approval for a large number of institutions in the UK and worldwide and validation for their academic programmes.

We are looking for a new member of staff to join our Planning and Resources Team to support the Manager: Planning and Resources in CICP.

If you enjoy working in a responsible role which requires excellent organisational and communications skills and you like supporting a diverse range of duties, including recruitment and staffing then we are interested in hearing from you.

You will have a highly professional, customer service focussed approach to your work with excellent administration and IT skills. You will be organised and self-motivated, with a proactive, flexible and helpful approach to work. You will be an excellent team player and responsive to new initiatives.

If you would like to discuss the position please contact Miss Robyn Corcoran, Manager: Planning and Resources, CICP (robyn.corcoran@open.ac.uk)

Closing date: Midday 14 September 2015

email: CICP-Recruitment@open.ac.uk 

An application form and further particulars are available from the links located above.

Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Recruitment Co-ordinator by email (on the link above), quoting the reference number.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Please quote reference 11568