International Partnerships Officer

Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
£29,515 - £33,199 per annum
05 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
04 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

International Partnerships Officer
Job number     SUPP104761
Division/School     External Relations
Contract type    Open Ended
Working pattern    Full time
Salary       £29,515 - £33,199 per annum
Closing date for applications      04-Jan-2019 

The University of Bristol are looking to appoint an International Partnerships Officer, to work within the External Relations Division.
Partnerships form a key part of our new University strategy and with ambitious development plans, it is an exciting time to join a busy but dynamic team.
The International Partnerships & Relations team are looking for a savvy and effective communicator that has the ability to manage complex projects and competing deadlines to join us as our new International Partnerships Officer.
You have a critical role to play in our team, your attention will be focused on two key areas:                                                            

  1. Firstly, you will help create new pathways for international students to transfer their study to Bristol, forging recruiting partnership agreements with world-leading overseas universities. 
  2. Secondly, you will ensure that students transfer to Bristol in a seamless manner, thinking about the student experience from both a holistic and systematic perspective.

Within the first 12 months you will have: 

  • Implemented an approvals process that enables the development of recruiting partnerships in line with industry best practice and QAA guidelines. 
  • Bridged cultural barriers by building effective working relationships and partnerships with our network of global partners. 
  • Created and organised a suite of welcome events and activities for students transferring to Bristol that will be essential to their integration to life in Bristol. 
  • Established a high-profile across campus with key internal stakeholders in all Faculties, offering continuous liaison as you guide colleagues through the partnership development process. 

We welcome applications from candidates that have previous experience developing international partnerships in a higher education environment.

You will work closely with our overseas partners and may be required to travel overseas to locations where our partners are based, currently this includes East Asia and South East Asia.

Further Information
This is a full-time open-ended role with a 6-month probation period.
For an informal chat about the role, please contact Michael Benson, International Partnerships Manager at
The closing date for applications is 11.59pm on the 4th January 2019. 
We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.  

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