Department Manager (Operations and Personnel)

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Department of Law


Department Manager (Operations and Personnel)


Salary from £46,100 to £53,565 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £59,354 pa inclusive of London allowance



The LSE Department of Law is consistently ranked as one of the best Law Schools in the world. Key to our continued success is the development of a Professional Services Team that matches the quality of our research, teaching and students. The Department is an inclusive, challenging and rewarding place to work. We are looking for individuals who wish to contribute to and thrive in this environment.


The post of Department Manager (Operations and Personnel) is central to the successful operation of the Department. The post holder will have a key leadership role with oversight and responsibility for many of the Department’s major functions including teaching planning, finances, research administration and human resources. They will also contribute to the development of new initiatives, take on project work and help lead the Professional Services team.


Candidates should have:


  • experience of managing and developing staff
  • the ability to advise senior colleagues in support of the Department’s decision making
  • experience of managing financial resources, such as cash and staff budgets
  • a flexible, outcomes-focused approach


We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.


For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.


If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email Matt Rowley,


The closing date for receipt of applications is 2 March 2020 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

Interviews are expected to be held on 13 March 2020.