Global Partnerships Manager Ref: 4974

School/department: Global Engagement Office
Hours: Full time. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 4974
Salarystarting at £33,797 to £40,322 per annum
Placed on: 26 November 2020
Closing date: 07 December 2020.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: W/C 11 January 2021
Expected start date:TBC .

Job description

This vacancy is only open to those currently employed by the University. 

The University of Sussex is seeking to recruit a Global Partnerships Manager 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 international 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 led on University’s contract with TNE partner institutions, and developed and managed marketing and recruitment. You will have a clear understanding of the opportunities and issues relating to TNE partnership development and management, and reasonable understanding of quality assurance arrangements. You will also have excellent communication skills in order to develop and manage relationships between partner institutions and other University departments. 

Working under the direction of the Head of Global Partnerships you will work closely with Academic Development and Quality Enhancement team (ADQE) and academic Schools to:

  • Lead on all aspects of the University’s contract with TNE partner institute
  • Develop, implement and manage Student Recruitment and Marketing Strategy for the TNE projects
  • Provide advice, guidance and policy development that supports innovation and enhances the students experience for those studying at partner institution
  • Ensure quality assurance arrangements are aligned with institutional and external regulatory requirements, and manage risk as appropriate

Please contact Li Camm ( for informal inquiries.

Download job description and person specification Ref 4974 [PDF 198.50KB]

Please note that the University of Sussex is unable to provide visa sponsorship for this position, and thus any applicant should ensure that they have the legal right to work in the UK for the period of the post. The University of Sussex requires all successful applicants to provide proof of permission to work in the UK before they commence work. Should you therefore require further information, please visit the Home Office website.

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