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Careers and Employment Service – Team Leader – Enterprise

  1. Tue 04 Apr

    Closing Date: April 4, 2017

    Organisation: University of Hertfordshire

    Employment type: Full time, permanent

    Location: Hatfield

    Salary range:
    £38,183 - £48,327 Grade 8

    For details and to apply please visit: http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AXZ934/team-leader-enterprise/

    Additional Information:
    The University’s vision is to be internationally renowned as the UK's leading business-facing university. It is innovative and enterprising and challenges individuals and organisations to excel.


    The University of Hertfordshire is one of the region’s largest employers with over 2,700 staff and a turnover of almost £238 million. With a student community of over 25,300 including more than 2,800 international students from 100 different countries, the University has a global network of over 210,000 alumni. There are good train connections from central London.


    We are looking for a Team Leader to join the management team of Careers and Employment. You will manage the Enterprise Team, to lead the promotion and development of an entrepreneurial culture to primarily develop the UH graduate attributes of professionalism, employability and enterprise through business start-up activities.

    The successful candidate will assist in managing a dedicated customer facing service spread over three UH sites with over 40 staff, working with other Team Leaders to deliver highly effective operational support to the strategic objectives of the Service.

    You should have substantial experience of delivering business start-up programmes, or similar, and be able to confidently deliver workshops to large groups. You should have a proven track record of supporting successful businesses, ideally from start-up phase and should be an experienced networker. 

    You will engage with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the best enterprise opportunities are available to UH students, graduates and users of UH Incubation.

    You will be a strong leader and presenter who will inspire and challenge students and other key stakeholders through the development and delivery of enterprise and business development schemes.

    You will lead the development and delivery of enterprise start-up, support and growth programmes.

    You will be a key member of the operational management team for Careers and Employment and will be needed to deputise for the Assistant Heads in their absence.

    The role requires strong written and verbal communications skills and the ability to work under pressure to meet multiple deadlines. Candidates must be able to demonstrate effective leadership skills and have the ability to motivate and manage teams.

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