UCL Human Resources


Information for departments

How your department can get involved with Accelerate to Leadership.

Who can offer a placement?

Any UCL department or central professional services area can offer an Accelerate to Leadership placement and will need to meet the following criteria:

  • There is a 3–12 month vacancy at either Grade 8, 9 or 10 in a professional services role.
  • There is a mentor willing to support the participant for the duration of the placement.
  • There is management capacity to support the development and review of the employee’s development plan (2–3 hours per month).

Outline of the process

The guide below outlines the recruitment process for an Accelerate to Leadership placement.


The department providing the placement will be required to cover the salary costs during the placement.

How to find out more and register your interest

For more information and to register your vacancy as part of Accelerate to Leadership, please contact the Accelerate to Leadership team