Online Tutors for MSc Supply Chain Management & Global Logistics Programme
London Senate House

Job reference: 001274

Location: London Senate House

Closing date: 31/01/2019

Salary: Up to £1,780.50 per 6 month session of study (indicative fee for 50 students)

Employment type: Self-employed Contractor

Department: University of London - Worldwide

Sub-Department: Administration

Hours per week: Not Specified

The University of London is accepting applications for Online Tutors to support the new and innovative online MSc Supply Chain Management and Global Logistics programme, with academic direction from Cass Business School (City, University of London).

The Opportunity

The University of London and Cass Business School (City, University of London) are developing a new Masters programme in Supply Chain Management and Global Logistics.

This exciting programme will launch in April 2019. More information about the programme can be found here:

The Role

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to act as Online Tutors, supporting students studying on the Supply Chain Management and Global Logistics Programme.

Online Tutors will provide online support to a group of up to 50 students within a module, running tutorial webinars, marking coursework assessments and providing feedback to students.

The Programme Modules are detailed below:



Core Concepts of Supply Chain Management (available from 2019)

Project Management (available from 2019)

Supply Chain Analytics (available from 2019)

Business Forecasting and Data Analytics (available from 2020)

Operations and Process Management (available from 2019)

Supply Chain Finance and Risk Management (available from 2020)

Accounting for Decision Makers (available from 2019)

Business to Business Marketing (available from 2020)

Strategy for Delivery Value (available from 2020)


Global Purchasing and Supply Management (available from 2020)


Innovation and Supply Chain Technology (available from 2019)


Global Logistics and Transport Management (available from 2020)



Detailed information on each Module can be found here:

Each Online Tutor will be supported by a Module Leader and Programme Director and work closely with University of London’s Student Relationship Managers.

We would also like to hear from individuals interested in undertaking examination duties (these duties are arranged separately).

You would be engaged as a self-employed independent contractor and not as an employee of the University of London.

Candidate Profile

You will be a motivated individual who enjoys working with students and who is driven to support students to achieve success in their studies.

You will have a good undergraduate degree in a management and/or quantitative discipline and a relevant postgraduate degree, or 5 years of industry experience, and ideally some previous experience working in Higher Education.

Further details can be found in the person specification below.

How to Get Involved

To apply, please follow the steps below:

  1. Please submit your CV and a covering letter detailing how you meet the person specification.

  2. Please also include in the covering letter details of which module(s) you wish to teach and the experience you have to support this.

Please click the ‘apply’ button below to complete and submit an application for the position.

We will communicate with those interested in early February 2019.

If you would like to hear more about this opportunity, please contact Alison Wakefield via email at

The University of London

The University of London is the world’s oldest provider of academic awards through distance and flexible learning, dating back to 1858, when the University of London was awarded a Royal Charter by Queen Victoria.

In 1858 Charles Dickens described the University of London as ‘The People’s University’ when its 1858 Royal Charter extended access to degrees to those who could not come to London to study.

Today, students of the University of London’s distance and flexible learning programmes study from a suite of 100+ academic programmes, with some taking the award through self-study or through support from local teaching institutions. To find out more visit:

The University’s distance and flexible learning provider is the world’s largest classroom, with 50,000 students worldwide, and over 1.4 million learners on the Coursera online platform for MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), bringing this global reach to 1.4 million people around the world, covering more than 180 countries.

Further information about the University of London is available at:


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