Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes (On-site)
£34,304 - £40,927 per year
Contract, Part-time, Temporary, 9 months maternity cover, with potential to extend, Full-time
Job description

The Organisation

The Open University Students Association serves the interests of around 170,000 part-time and distance-learning students spread across the UK, continental Europe and beyond. Our role is to represent and support the interests of this vast and diverse community of students. We are an independent registered charity, governed by elected student leaders. Our team of vibrant, friendly and dedicated professional staff provide the vital support needed to deliver our ambitious strategy.

The Job

In this exciting and challenging role, the postholder will work closely with the Chief Executive to support the development and efficient administration of our OU Students Shop and our grant-giving educational Trust (OUSET) which supports students in financial hardship to complete their studies. This is a busy, varied and demanding role at the very centre of the staff team and the postholder will have the opportunity to make a real mark in the role by taking forward a series of important projects, including supporting our 50th Anniversary celebrations and implementing a new strategy and fundraising plan for OUSET. Further information can be found in the Job-Related Information attached.

The Person

You will be a capable and experience people manager with outstanding organisational skills and financial awareness. You’ll be excited to work for a supportive and empowering organisation which values staff and puts wellbeing at the forefront. You will be a real team player with a professional approach and a high degree of integrity and motivation. If this sounds like you, we’d welcome your application. A full person specification can be found in the Job-Related Information attached.

How to apply

No CVs will be accepted. An OU Students Association application form and a Job-Related Information pack containing the role description and person specification are attached. The Open University Students Association is committed to equal opportunities for everyone in education and employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Please note: this role is advertised as full-time, but we are open to considering part-time applicants (circa 30 hours, 4 days). Applicants should note this in their application. We are also open to considering secondments.

Closing date for applications: 10am on Thursday 3rd February 2022.

Application Instructions

Please apply using our application form.

Refreshed on: 27 January 2022
Closed date: 03 February 2022 at 10:00
Tags: Management, Operations

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