1 Nov 2019

Full-Time Senior Programmes Consultant

The University of Auckland – Te Whare Wananga o Tamaki Makaurau – Posted by University of AucklandAuckland, Auckland, New Zealand

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Auckland University

Job Description

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s world ranked top 100 university. The Business School is one of the largest and most successful in the Australasian region and the top ranked Business School in New Zealand. Our Business school has an international reputation for its excellence, innovation, programmers and partnerships.

Within the Business School, the Graduate School of Management (GSM) delivers the MBA, Post Graduate Diploma, Business Masters and Executive Education programmes. Executive Education helps over 2,000 professionals annually to improve their individual and organisational performance in both the private and public sectors. Our programmes improve the management, leadership, performance and competitiveness of both private and public sector organisations across New Zealand.

The Business School is seeking to appoint a Senior Programmes Consultant to join the Executive Education team in the GSM. This is a permanent role focused working with client organisations to design and deliver In House learning and development initiatives for teams.

The main purpose of the role is to design and support delivery of learning and development initiatives for teams of managers from client organisations.

The role has a strong business development focus involving actively pursuing leads to convert into courses, responding to enquires and preparing proposals as required.  It also includes developing networks and attending appropriate industry events to generate and convert leads into successful courses, long term business and satisfied customers.

If you are driven, adaptable and have a passion for education, as well as experience which demonstrates excellent customer service and business development skills, we would like to hear from you.

To excel in this role you will have a passion for personal and professional development and strong skills and experience in:

  • Customer-facing roles in an educational or service organisation
  • A business development or sales-orientated role
  • Confidence proactively talking with clients and leads
  • Solid client relationship, networking and customer service skills
  • Strong cross-cultural written and verbal communication skills
  • A flexible and innovative approach with the ability to exercise initiative and contribute effectively within a team environment.
  • Well-developed organisational and detail oriented skills with a professional focus on achieving goals
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

For further information on the Graduate School of Management and our Executive Education programmes please visit www.exec.auckland.ac.nz.

For more details please refer to the Position Description for additional information.

Additional Information

The University of Auckland is dedicated to providing an excellent and stimulating environment for its employees which ensures a healthy work life balance through.

Why work for us?

  • Opportunity to manage an exciting and diverse portfolio that has a direct impact on the lives of students and their University experience.
  • Five weeks’ annual leave per annum.
  • Up to 6.75% employer superannuation contribution.
  • Over 300 different career development courses.
  • Discounted, onsite childcare, parking and various leisure and recreation services.

For more information on the benefits of working here, see our Staff Benefits page.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Sunday, 24 November 2019 to be considered. Please include a cover letter outlining what strengths you would bring to this position.

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment.  For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTQITakatāpui+, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz

How to Apply

In order to apply you will first need to register with the University by completing an online user profile via their website. APPLY NOW by clicking HERE to register with the University's website.  Search by the Job ID number: 00012341. Please combine your cover letter and CV as one document when submitting your application. To successfully download the full Job Description you should ensure you have pop-up blocker disabled and file downloads enabled (in Internet Explorer enabling file downloads is done by navigating to Tools > Internet Options > Security > Custom Level and select radio button to enable File Downloads). If you are experiencing difficulty in any aspect of the application process or if you do not receive a confirmation email that you have applied for a role, please contact recruitment@auckland.ac.nz or Phone 09 923 1115. Applications close: Sunday 24th November 2019.

Job Categories: Business Development and Innovation. Job Types: Full-Time.

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