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Applicants must provide evidence of their right to work in the UK as BPP is unable to provide visa sponsorship

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Administration - Scheduling


Resource Planner

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Job Purpose

Drive cost-effectiveness and efficiency across our programmes

Support the resourcing requirements of all BPP departments by championing an effective cost-saving approach to planning and efficiency. You’ll be essential to meeting the challenging operational resource demands of our Law School – identifying and managing faculty needs, requests, business development and outreach activity, as well as maintaining key relationships with many different stakeholders through proactive collaboration and support.


What you’ll be doing


·    Resourcing specific programme teaching, marking, drafting, updating and design work across the Law School

·    Working with key stakeholders including to identify and resource all programme and business development activity involving faculty and associates through the resourcing system

·    Collaborating with Heads of Faculty to ensure fair and appropriate allocation of work

·    Working with the scheduling team to schedule the required teaching and related activity

·    Pro-actively developing and manage the relationships with faculty and associate staff

·    Organising class cover in the event of tutor sickness and other faculty absence

·    Reviewing and authorise/reject faculty holiday requests

·    Working with academic programme and support teams to ensure efficient communication across teams to students and faculty regarding class/tutor changes

·    Coordinating personal tutor allocations and teaching activity

·    Supporting the freelance payment claims and faculty overtime payments process

·    Working with Faculty Training leads to ensure associate and employed faculty receive adequate training

·    Assisting Schools with capacity management analysis to identify growing or reducing resource demands and identify expertise gaps


Choose a better work-life balance

With hybrid working available, you’ll be able to split your time between one of our centres and wherever you choose to call home. Either way, you’ll benefit from a vibrant workplace and a culture that believes in looking after others, while being part of a diverse workforce where difference is celebrated.  In addition, you’ll work alongside other like-minded professionals who champion progress, while having opportunities to develop in an environment where creativity and innovation is rewarded.  On top of a competitive salary, we provide a generous annual leave entitlement of 25 days, and there’s a rewards package that includes retail discounts, Group Personal Pension Plan, dedicated healthcare and dental plans that offer additional assurance to look after you and your family.   Brilliantly, you can also study any of BPP’s courses for free – be it a professional qualification or full degree.

Key Responsibilities:

See JD for further details.


Law School - Programmes & Students

Vacancy location


UK, Home Based, Home Based

Candidate criteria

Candidate Criteria

• Self-motivated with a proactive and creative approach to problem solving
• You must be capable of organising, time-management and taking ownership of your workload
• Ability to work autonomously here needed - to work on own initiative without daily supervision
• Able to consistently work to a high degree of accuracy and possess exceptional attention to detail
• A clear and professional communicator both verbally and in writing
• A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (specifically Word, Excel, Outlook and 365) is essential along with a high level of general digital literacy
• Strong negotiator with experience of managing stakeholder expectations and dealing with difficult conversations
• The ability to work well in a team and be collaborative
• Experience of building and maintaining strong relationships with key internal stakeholders
• Agile mind-set with the ability to adapt to last minute changes
• Experience of working in a resourcing or scheduling environment (desirable)
• Experience of working with a resourcing system e.g. Retain (desirable)

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