Programme Manager

Posted 5 February by Pearson UK Featured

Programme Manager


Pearson College London (PCL) is part of Pearson Plc, a global FTSE 100 company and one of the world’s largest publishers and assessment providers. We are a higher education institution that offers unique industry focussed undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes, which are validated by the University of Kent. Our state of the art teaching facilities are based in the heart of Central London.

The College is truly unique in being able to draw upon the knowledge, expertise and experiences across major international corporations to SMEs, which includes our unique incubator programme. Industry engagement and employability represents the core values underpinning all our programmes. As well as graduating with highly reputable qualifications, our students also have the skills, qualities and experiences to help them to stand out in the workplace.

Pearson Business School offers industry focussed undergraduate and post graduate programmes in business, law and accounting. We were recently shortlisted for Business School of the Year and Outstanding University Entrepreneurship Award in the 2017 Times Higher Education Awards. We work with hundreds of organisations in a variety of ways and also provide innovative degree apprenticeship solutions for some of the largest companies in the UK. For more information about us please visit our website:

It is a hugely exciting time at Pearson Business School as we move into the next phase of our development. As part of this we are recruiting for a Programme Leader to manage a number of our Business Management programmes.

The Role

We are looking for a highly engaging and enthusiastic Programme Leader with exceptional organisational skills.

As programme leader you will have responsibility for the day to day management and resourcing of our business management programmes working closely with both permanent and associate faculty. The ideal candidate will have teaching experience in an academic and/or training environment and a strong focus on providing an exceptional student learning experience.

Specifically the role will include:

  • Resourcing and staffing of tutors for programme modules, liaising directly with the Timetabling Manager.

  • Managing Associate tutors including communications, contracting, training and queries.

  • Ensuring that the programme modules run effectively in line with the pedagogic strategy of the business school.

  • Teaching and delivery of modules each term.

  • Managing communications on academic teaching matters to the students.

  • Managing the daily operational running of the programmes.

  • Attending disciplinary panels and approving recommendations

  • Liaise with Student Services to approve academic decisions relating to attendance, assessments and performance.



  • Eligibility to work in the UK

  • At least a Masters (FHEQ Level 7) level academic qualification or professional equivalent.

  • A teaching specialism in business


  • A professional qualification.

  • Management experience in a professional training or education setting.

  • A proactive and “can do” approach.

  • A demonstrable commercial and “real life” approach to your field of specialism.

  • Experience of either face to face and/or synchronous online training.

  • A willingness to develop professionally both in the academic and professional spheres.


Primary Location: GB-GB-London

Work Locations: GB-London-190 High Holborn 190 High Holborn London WC1V 7BH

Job: Project/Programme Management

Organization: Core

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Feb 5, 2018

Job Unposting: Feb 19, 2018

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1720234

Reference: 34116750

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