Head of International Partnerships and Relations
Search for Head of International Partnerships and Relations
Competitive Salary and Benefits
An exciting opportunity to make a substantial difference.
Under new leadership, Brac University is seeking to move well beyond being one of the leading universities in Bangladesh and position itself as one of Asia’s leading international universities. To support this aim, we are seeking a dynamic and experienced individual with the ability to develop and implement collaborative partnerships with overseas higher education institutions and government agencies in furtherance of the University’s teaching and learning and research objectives. If you haven’t considered Bangladesh in the past, then we urge you to think again. With one of the fastest growing economies in the world, the nation is a modern-day success story. Its rapidly diversifying economy is being powered by a talented and youthful population. Brac University is playing an integral role in the development of skilled graduates for a knowledge-based economy. If you are highly skilled relationship builder with a thorough understanding of how universities build and sustain productive educational partnership’s we would like to hear from you.
Although only eighteen years old, Brac University has rapidly established itself as Bangladesh’s leading private university. We now seek to be recognized as a high performing international university by delivering teaching excellence producing impactful research, and being recognized as a leader in student experience. We are proud to be associated with BRAC, the world’s largest NGO and share its commitment to upholding human values and supporting sustainable development. You will have a well-developed understanding of higher education in an international context. You will provide the central coordination that enables faculty and staff to engage in international opportunities. This will be underpinned by development of a well-researched partnership strategy that is aligned with the University’s strategic objectives. Demonstrated evidence of building successful and sustained senior level partnerships is essential. Furthermore, a strong results orientation and ability to undertake extended periods of international travel is required.
Strong interpersonal skills, including well developed cultural sensitivity, is essential. Experience of undertaking similar previous assignments would be beneficial.
Application deadline: 31 October 2019