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Head of MBA Recruitment & Admissions (Maternity Cover)

Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) leverages the power of academia for real world impact to transform individuals, organisations and society. Since 1990, Cambridge Judge has forged a reputation as a centre of rigorous thinking and high-impact transformative education, situated within one of the world's most prestigious research universities, and in the heart of the Cambridge Cluster, the most successful technology entrepreneurship cluster in Europe.

The Cambridge MBA is the flagship teaching programme at Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) and a unique course within the University. Students are experienced professionals who expect a level of quality and service commensurate with their experience in the corporate world.

Reporting to the Head of MBA Admissions & Careers, the Head of MBA Recruitment & Admissions has overall responsibility for ensuring that the MBA programme meets growing class size targets whilst maintaining quality. The main purpose of the role is to make decisions on recruitment strategy in order to deliver a full and diverse class that meets quality assurance expectations. The role manages and leads a team of three Admissions Coordinators and the entire admissions processes and policies for the full-time MBA programme, serving a selective and demanding multi-cultural customer base, making a significant personal and financial investment.

You will have significant knowledge of the MBA market and the offerings of leading Business Schools, combined with demonstrable operational and budget management skills, and a track record of managing, developing & motivating a team. You will also ideally have knowledge of, or a strong interest in delivering high-end products or services. The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines is a pre-requisite for this role.

Significant knowledge and experience of recruitment & admissions in the international MBA sector is preferable. You will also be IT literate and competent in the use of databases, Microsoft Office suite and social media, with highly developed planning and analytical skills. A degree level qualification is essential for this role.

This is a maternity cover position and the funds for this post are available for one year or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

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Please quote reference NS14489 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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