How to apply

In order to apply for this position, please upload:

  • a full CV, including educational and professional qualifications, a full employment history showing the more significant positions, responsibilities held, relevant achievements and budgets and staff managed, and latest remuneration including any benefits
  • a covering letter or supporting statement of not more than 2 pages (total) summarising your proven ability related to the person and job specifications; and
  • daytime, evening and/or mobile telephone numbers (to be used with discretion)

For an informal discussion about the institution and the role, please contact our retained consultant Claire MacLeod, at Greenings International, on +44 (0)7966 524037, or email

The appointment is subject to:

Verification of academic and professional qualifications and memberships

Recruitment Timetable for Head of Business Engagement applications:

Applications are now closed.

If invited to attend a first-stage interview, you will be requested to bring proof of identity (passport or picture driving license), proof of National Insurance Number and original certificates of academic and professional qualifications.

References may be sought on shortlisted candidates. These should include at least one reference from a recent previous employer.  References from current employers (unless readily available) will only be sought when a formal offer is being made.


The Royce is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit.