Internal Business Consultant

Vacancy ID: 8546
Main Location: UAL - Various sites, London UK
Hours: 35
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £39,275 - £47,120 per annum
Closing date: August 29, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

As part of Research, Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise (RKEE), Academic Enterprise incorporates multiple functions and subsidiaries, including UAL Short Courses, UAL Arts Temps Ltd, Academic Enterprise International and the UAL Awarding Body.  Successful delivery of programmes and projects is critical in supporting both continuous improvement and growth across all areas. 

As an Internal Business Consultant, you will: apply and further develop your skills in identifying and prioritising business issues and solutions; map current and future processes; support and lead systems reviews, enhancements and testing; and develop guidance materials and provide support to ensure successful transition to business operations. 

In a project management capacity, you will manage change initiatives and projects of varying degrees of complexity and in collaboration with colleagues from both professional services and academic departments. 

Why choose us?

For the fourth year running, University of the Arts London is the world’s second University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2022. Our diverse and talented community comprises over 5,000 academic, professional, and technical staff. Together we are committed to social purpose. This includes creating a better a more sustainable world and championing race equality. 

We offer highly creative working environments that inspire staff across all areas to fulfil their potential and continuous training to further develop their skills and expertise. We also offer hybrid and flexible working practices, and excellent staff benefits to improve your work life balance. 

Your Profile

The successful candidate will have a multi-disciplinary business analysis and project management background, with a proven track record of delivering and leading projects.  Potentially with experience working with an external business consultancy or in an internal consulting function, you will have an appetite for working at a university driven by creativity and diversity. 

The ability to engage with diverse groups of stakeholders at all levels to deliver agreed outcomes will be key, as will an aptitude for understanding complex business issues and identifying opportunities for improvement and innovation. 

This role will suit an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects, sponsored by senior management in a high profile department. 

The provisional date for online interviews is 14 September 2022.

If you have any queries about this role, please contact Jaspreet Kaur, Resourcing Adviser via email  RKEEstaffrecruitment@arts.ac.uk or 020 7514 9627.

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

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