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Professional Footballers' Association

Professional Footballers' Association

Academic Programme Manager


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Jan 24, 2024


The PFA is currently looking for an Academic Programme Manager who will be responsible for Managing all Academic Procedures and Programme Delivery at the Business School. The PFA Business School is starting up, so the Academic Programme Manager will be part of the setting up of all procedures, university agreements, programme design, student admissions and programme delivery.
The role will provide support to the Director of the PFA Business School.
●       Design programmes with the help of the Programme Leaders.
●       Inform candidates about programme details.
●       Manage the application requests admission process.
●       Communicate with students.
●       Coordinate teachers and sessions.
●       Sessions schedule management.
●       Manage relations with universities for programme accreditation.
●       Manage virtual campus, media in the classroom and all tools needed for delivering the programmes.
●       Provide support to the Director of the PFA Business School and other stakeholders as required.
●       In-depth knowledge of how an Undergraduate, Postgraduate, MSc, MBA or Executive Master is delivered, and knowledge of the universities and business schools of reference.
●       Possible need to travel.
●       Comfortable working in complex multi-stakeholder projects and/or training projects.
●       Strong communicator, empathetic and personable.
●       Adaptable and open to change.
●       Approachable and low-ego personality.
●       Proactively challenges status quo and identifies areas for improvement.
●       Strong organisational and interpersonal skills.
●       High level of integrity and confidentiality.
●       Experience in Academic Programme Management at Business Schools / Universities.
●       Knowledge of LMS (Learning Management Systems) / Virtual Campus.
●       An Undergraduate / Postgraduate qualification in Sport Management.
●       Previous Business School student.
●       Experience of working in football or other sports.
●       Language skills.
How To Apply
To apply, please email an up-to-date CV, Covering Letter (which expresses your motivation for the role and highlights your relevant experience) to: —
The PFA is an equal opportunities employer. Our employment policies for recruitment ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

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