Regional Manager (UK International and China)

Docklands Campus
Starting at £35,155 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
17 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
30 Jun 2022
Academic Discipline
Business & Economics
Contract Type
Full Time

Closing Date: Thursday 30 June 2022
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: PS014S2022-R

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In this role you will work as a lead member of the International Office’s recruitment team. The successful candidate will lead on the development and implementation of the UK International recruitment strategy and supporting UEL’s China strategy to ensure the university meets its international recruitment targets and lead regional engagement initiatives. The successful candidate will focus on developing and executing the sales and recruitment strategy for the region, as well as supporting the development of our recruitment partner for China.

You will be working directly with the Deputy Head of International Recruitment as well as working cross collaboratively with the Deputy Head of International Communications and Operations to implement the strategic direction, leadership and management of international student recruitment and business development for assigned regions. Responsible for delivering on student recruitment target and growth strategy by working with faculties and through the development and management of strategic partnerships and agents’ network. Offering expertise and providing market intelligence which supports the development of international activity within the university.

As part of the role, you will also be required to support the management of our partner developing our recruitment in China. The successful candidate will also be familiar with working with UK feeder colleges and be comfortable developing a UK agent network. 

You will be educated to degree level (or have equivalent experience), speak Mandarin and have an excellent understanding of international recruitment practices across the Higher Education Sector. 

It is an exciting time to work at the University of East London. Under our new 10-year strategy, we are committed to providing students with the skills necessary to thrive in an ever-changing world; increasing the diversity of the talent pipeline, particularly for Industry 4.0 jobs, and positioning our east London location as being at both the heart of a major global gateway and the local community.

A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by UEL Professional Services Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of UEL. Employees of UEL Professional Services Ltd work alongside UEL colleagues in delivery of UEL’s mission. Details regarding employment benefits can be found at the employee benefits section of our recruitment pages.

To obtain further details about this vacancy please visit our website. The closing date for applications is 30th June 2022. 

CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.

At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.