University of Winchester – Service Children’s Progression (SCiP) Alliance Officer


Application closing date: 27/11/2019

Package: Part time, 7.4 hours per week. Fixed term until 31 July 2020. £23,067 to £25,941 per annum, pro rata (actual salary £4,613 to £5,188)

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in a small team leading this high-profile national organisation, supporting project planning and delivery and developing nationwide relationships with key stakeholders on behalf of the University.

The Service Children’s Progression (SCiP) Alliance is a unique national partnership supporting the educational progression of children from Armed Forces families. The Alliance leads national collaborative activity to develop a robust evidence base, connect and support practitioners and influence the policy environment. We are a leading voice in the sector and this role will support the growth in scope and quality of our activity. The Alliance is led by the University of Winchester and is funded and supported by the MoD.

The postholder will require strong communication skills and an enthusiastic and flexible approach to working with a diverse and often senior stakeholder group. Sound administrative skills and an attention to detail are essential. They will have a track record of managing a busy workload to achieve results. Experience of organising and evaluating events and an interest in being part of the Armed Forces charity sector would be an advantage.

The SCiP Alliance Officer will work with the management team to deliver the Alliance’s strategy and develop existing and new activities. Tasks will be split across three key areas of activity including: Communication, Finance and Administration.

One of our core values is ‘individuals matter’. As an employee at the University of Winchester, we are committed to your wellbeing and development. You will have access to a wide range of benefits and support including complimentary access to the GetActive initiative, comprehensive staff development programme, generous holiday entitlement and pension scheme. Further details can be found on our website.  Post No: WPN-B19

Full job description and person specification can be accessed here.

Closing Date: 27 November 2019

Interview Date: 4 December 2019

Applications should be made online at Please note that posts close at midnight on the date stated. Late applications will not be accepted.  Current employees, please login to e-recruitment with your University staff username & password details using the ‘Existing user login’ link.  Due to certificate of sponsorship restrictions this post is not open to applicants who require sponsorship to work at the University of Winchester.

We delight in diversity in our workforce and seek others that share this value.

Find out more and apply here.


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