Programme Director: Product and Innovation


London College of Fashion
London College of Fashion - High Holborn
Full time
Fashion Business School

3 August 2018 23:55

13 September 2018
£51,052 - £61,667 pa

This is a fantastic opportunity to join us and work in one of the foremost centres of fashion education in the world. Your challenge will be to undertake first-class teaching, management, curriculum development and delivery, and research in fashion business product and innovation. To excel, you will have and will need to maintain strong links with related industries and professional bodies, keeping up-to-date with the latest developments in the subject.

As Programme Director: Product and Innovation, you will take responsibility for the academic leadership and overall management of courses within your programme( BA (Hons) in Fashion Business, Fashion Design, Fashion Media and Fashion Visual Merchandising and Branding) including the maintenance and enhancement of standards and responsibility for the design, development and delivery of the curriculum. Through your professional networks, you will promote the continuous development of the courses, reflecting critically on the broader context of practice and educational provision nationally and  internationally. In addition you will have responsibility for the day to day management of the programme including all areas of learning, teaching and assessment of students as well as resource management.

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. London College of Fashion is extremely proud to be a global leader in fashion education, research and consultancy. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries. Join us as we embark on an exciting journey over the next four years and beyond. By 2022 London College of Fashion will move to the Stratford Waterfront, as part of a new cultural hub in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Regarded as a leading authority in your field, you will bring a deep understanding of fashion product development, buying merchandising  and product innovation and enterprise. Additionally, we are looking for knowledge of industry practice in a range of company contexts. You will be a highly skilled and enthusiastic individual, who is committed to opportunities to share and exchange knowledge within a dynamic and creative environment and community of learning, practice and research.

With a postgraduate degree and appropriate qualifications, you will have the necessary background within higher education to provide effective management and compelling leadership.  Creative and highly motivated, you will have strong communication skills and confidence in working with diverse audiences.

If you have any queries about this role, you may contact the LCF Staffing Team at

At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

This opportunity is closed to applications.