CCCU - Head of Enterprise and Engagement

Person Specification Qualifications and Training: Essential • Education to degree or equivalent Desirable • Higher degree in business or similar

• Professionally qualified with membership of a relevant professional body • A qualification or substantial training in professional management skills

Experience and Knowledge: Essential • Significant experience in a management role • Experience of commercial environments, and of the demands of working in the commercial sector • Confidence and proven ability to motivate, lead and develop staff with a mixed range of skills and experience, including managing poor performance and leading staff through periods of change • Understanding of the provision, trends and issues relating to enterprise and graduate employment at HE level, including current and emerging measures and policies for university-business interaction, graduate employment, enterprise and knowledge exchange • Extensive knowledge of the regional economy and its economic development needs, and the local labour market and employers’ graduate employment needs Desirable • Proven experience of working with multiple external stakeholders, employers and businesses, managing a portfolio of relationships to deliver strategic outcomes for enterprise and/or graduate employment • Understanding of the needs and challenges of students regarding employment • Experience of working in Higher Education, and of the Higher Education context for enterprise and graduate employment Skills and Attributes: Essential • Effective people management skills in order to manage, motivate and empower staff within the team • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships at all levels and work collaboratively across the University • Effective networking, social and emotional intelligence skills to build rapport with key stakeholders outside the University • Highly effective oral and written communication skills which can be employed in a range of contexts (e.g. presenting reports to senior colleagues, building strategic

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