Head of Global Recruitment Office

Lancaster, Lancashire (GB)
£51,630 to £58,089
22 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
06 Jan 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Lancaster University is one of the UK’s top universities. We are ranked in the top 10 of UK universities across the three major national league tables. Lancaster was awarded the title of University of the Year in 2018, and has recently been named International University of the Year by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.

The Head of the Global Recruitment Office will play a key role in helping Lancaster meet its worldwide quantitative and qualitative enrolment targets. The post holder will lead a team of professionals that recruit students around the globe. The post is based in Lancaster with staff also located in the South of England, West Africa, India, China and Malaysia.

As the ideal candidate, you will have an excellent customer focused ethos, and your engaging style will enable you to influence a range of stakeholders both internal and external to the University. With your determination to succeed and drive for results, you will demonstrate initiative and lead by example. You will also have the ability to prioritise in a busy operational environment and lead continuous improvement projects from start to completion. Your experience will include the ability to adapt to multiple cultures and effectively lead staff at the Lancaster campus and remotely. 

Working collaboratively comes naturally to you and you will quickly develop effective partnerships with school representatives at home and abroad, recruitment agency representatives, university partners, students, parents and others. Internally you will liaise with academic and professional staff across the university.

Your work style is aligned with the ethos and culture at Lancaster including the ability to affect positive change and results as we respond to an ever-evolving higher education landscape.

This is a full time, indefinite role.

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

For informal enquiries, please contact Tom Buckley at

Closing date: 11.59pm Monday 6th January 2020

Anticipated Interview Date: Thursday 27th January 2020

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