Appointment Details

De Montfort University

Job Title: Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean, Faculty of Business and Law

Job Reference:KDOH

Closing Date: Saturday 29 Jun 2019

De Montfort University is looking to appoint an outstanding candidate to the post of Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the Faculty of Business and Law. The successful applicant, for this important and high-profile position, will be joining the University’s senior leadership team at an exciting time in De Montfort’s proud history.

A real sense of optimism and positivity pervades all areas of the University and the best candidates will share in this sense of ambition. Having gained Gold TEF in 2017, and being named the Sunday Times, University of the Year for Social Inclusion in 2019, DMU’s focus on delivering high quality learning experiences for all students, whilst driving forwards positive progression across widening access and local engagement is nationally and internationally recognised. At the heart of everything that DMU does, lies a commitment to inclusivity and diversity, as well as a focus on employability and a truly international outlook.

Based within the £35 million Hugh Aston building, and the stunningly restored Leicester Castle Business School, the Faculty of Business and Law is a global community of more than 6000 students from more than 100 nationalities. The Faculty boasts strong links with industry and professional bodies, as well as state-of-the-art facilities. As a member of the Executive Board, the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean will play a central role in assisting DMU in achieving its ambitious aims on a local, national and international stage. They will be expected to create, develop and deliver existing and new university strategies. As Faculty lead, they will create a stimulating, innovative and inclusive cultural environment in which staff and students will be able to thrive and develop. The appointed candidate will have a proven track record of innovation, significant senior and change management experience, as well as demonstrable business and entrepreneurial acumen.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to De Montfort University on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit using reference KDOH. Alternatively, telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by noon on 29 June 2019.


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