Global Partnerships Manager Ref: 10572

Department: Global Engagement Office
Division: Communications, Marketing and Advancement
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 1.0 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).  
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 10572
Salary: starting at £35,333 to £42,155 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 19 January 2023
Closing date: 28 February 2023
Expected Interview date: Week commencing 13 March 2023
Expected start date: ASAP

Job description

We are seeking to appoint a global partnerships practitioner to join our Global Partnerships Team in the Global Engagement Office as we prepare to deliver the global ambitions expressed in the Sussex 2025 Strategic Framework, enabled through our developing internationalisation strategy 

This is an exciting time to be joining the University of Sussex as we build on existing success in international student recruitment and a strong track record of student mobility.  

Global engagement is now front and centre for the University, supported by a commitment to embed internationalisation in our education and to increase our international research profile. 

We have bold plans for furthering our reach of and reputation for excellence through taking our education overseas, creating opportunities for impactful research collaborations and engaging for change. 

You will have previously managed international partnerships and the associated policies and processes. You will have a clear understanding of the opportunities and issues relating to international partnership development.

Working under the direction of the Head of Global Partnerships you will:

  • support the development and implementation of the University's International Partnerships Strategy
  • provide proactive support to academic Schools and the Head of Global Partnerships in developing and maintaining international partnerships
  • lead on Communications and Reputation Building through engaging international partners         
  • be responsible for executive level travel including inward and outward visits by senior delegations for the purposes of partnership development

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification 10572 [PDF 139.03KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

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You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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