Operational and Process Excellence Specialist

Cardiff and Treforest
£28,000 - £30,000 per annum
29 Oct 2019
10 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Operational and Process Excellence Specialist (Graduate or Postgraduate - Knowledge Transfer Partnership Associate Post)

Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 per annum

Vacancy Number: 9055BR

Job Description:

You will be working on an exciting two-year project delivering significant change at WJEC, Wales’ largest qualifications provider and a key institution in the education landscape. As an experienced improvement practitioner, your role will focus on the development, implementation, and integration of business and process improvement activities across the entire organisation. As this is a Knowledge Transfer Project, you will have regular and easy access to a world leading academic faculty to advise you on how to best achieve the transformation required within this complex, changing environment. Therefore, this post will provide you with the opportunity to expand your knowledge of Continuous Improvement and Lean whilst achieving organisational improvement which is of importance across the UK as well as nationally in Wales.
Key deliverables of the role would be:

  • Provision of process maps along with the development of improvement/action and implementation plans
  • Develop new processes and practices that are agile and allow a quick response to changes driven by regulators, competitors and the changing educational landscape
  • Delivery of improved processes using an array of continuous improvement techniques and tools
  • Deliver training to staff members to support and develop a continuous improvement culture through cultivating business improvement champions
  • Manage multiple projects with a focus on delivering change that is sustainable based on new practices and processes that are embedded within the organisation

Key Facts:

This is a full-time position, fixed term for 24 months. The position will be located at WJEC’s premises in South Wales (Cardiff and Treforest).

A Supporting Statement or Cover Letter must be completed before you begin making your application online as you will be required to upload it. The title you give your documents should include your name and the post reference number (four-digit number ending "BR").

Candidates should evidence how they meet all the essential criteria as well as, where relevant, the desirable. If candidates do not provide written evidence, in separate supporting document(s), of how they meet all of our essential criteria, their application will not be progressed.

To apply, please visit our website.

Closing date:  Sunday, 10 November 2019.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements. Cardiff Business School is particularly looking to recruit from under-represented groups within the School.