International Development Manager, South East and East Asia

Cranfield, United Kingdom
£33,309 to £37,127 per annum with additional performance related pay up to £46,409 per annum
18 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
24 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School/Department International Partnerships and Student Recruitment
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.
Contract type Fixed term contract
Fixed Term Period 12 months (maternity cover)
Salary £33,309 to £37,127 per annum with additional performance related pay up to £46,409 per annum
Apply by 24/01/2021

Role Description

Cranfield is a world-renowned, exclusively postgraduate University.

The International Partnerships and Student Recruitment (IPSR) function has been established to provide an excellent service to all our stakeholders. IPSR ensures that audience needs are served ‘end to end’, supporting colleagues within the University to deliver a creative, efficient and effective service that places customers at the heart of the operation.

We are seeking to appoint a talented individual to come and join us at Cranfield University as an International Development Manager. As one of the UK’s top five research intensive universities and only wholly postgraduate university focused on science, technology, engineering and management, this is a key role which will contribute to the development and implementation of the University’s strategic aims. You will be leading on expanding our high quality international student recruitment and deepening existing relationships to strengthen the University’s international profile.

The University aims to be renowned for its impact and influence - regionally, nationally and internationally. To achieve this aim the International Development and Recruitment team within IPSR is responsible for developing, informing and delivering the University’s international and student recruitment strategy. You will have plenty of experience in international student recruitment and will know how to attract and engage high quality international students from a range of markets. You will represent the University internationally, contribute to the University’s innovative and effective internationalisation strategy, raising its international brand and profile and be a key member of the team responsible for the achievement of the University’s targets for international student recruitment. You will also be able to demonstrate success in developing and managing effective international networks and external relationships as well as being a skilled diplomat with deep cultural awareness.

Educated to degree level or equivalent, you will have excellent communication and networking skills being comfortable identifying, researching and building relationships across a range of stakeholders including students, local representatives, Government organisations, partners, alumni and sponsorship bodies. It is essential that you are fluent in Mandarin. You will be experienced higher education international student recruitment and used to working to tight deadlines and under pressure in a customer- focussed environment.

At Cranfield we value Diversity and Inclusion and aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together harmoniously with dignity and respect and realise their full potential.

Our equal opportunities and diversity monitoring have shown that women and minority ethnic groups are currently underrepresented within the university and so we actively encourage applications from eligible candidates from these groups.

We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking, and whether a position can be carried out at any of our locations.  We commit to exploring the possibilities for each role. Find out more here.

For an informal discussion, please contact Sarah Caine, Director of Global Engagement on (E);  

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