JOB TITLE:                              Professional Development Manager 

Location:                                 Cambridge 

Contract:                                 Full time Permanent 

Grade:                                     3 

Salary:                                    £28k - £35k 

Hours:                                     37.5 per week. Applications for flexible working will be considered 

Do you have a passion for Professional and Career Development and an interest in the Higher Education research environment? If so, we want to hear from you. 

Vitae is a non-profit programme managed by the Careers Research & Advisory Centre (CRAC) Limited, an educational charity based in Cambridge. Vitae works with researchers and researcher developers in the UK and internationally to promote, develop, deliver and evidence the career and professional development of researchers. Our mission is to enable people to realise their career potential by helping them to develop and access the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills. Vitae works in 23 different countries with over 200 different institutions and governments in areas such as research and innovation, training and resources, and events and consultancy.

We seek a talented Professional Development Manager to join our growing Learning and Development team. The post holder will help to build our UK and international business in higher education by providing excellent services to our clients across the world. They will have experience in project/programme management and a willingness to apply and develop knowledge and experience of the research environment in higher education and beyond.

We are looking for someone who is highly organised and flexible with a capacity for prioritisation and multi-tasking and a focus on project delivery. The post holder will be a confident communicator, with excellent interpersonal and team working skills as well as the energy, vision and enthusiasm to achieve successful outcomes.

To apply, send your CV and a covering letter evidencing how you meet the person specification and experience and what you can bring to the post to Hayley Evans at recruitment@crac.org.uk, by 9am on Friday 13 March 2020.

Postal applications should be sent to Hayley Evans, Office Manager, CRAC Limited, 22 Signet Court. Swanns Road, Cambridge, CB5 8LA.

Interviews will be held on 30 and 31 March 2020 at our office in Cambridge.  Please contact Hayley Evans using the email address above to arrange an informal discussion of the post.

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