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
Salary: starting at £33,797 and rising to £40,322 per annum
Placed on:  24 March 2021
Closing date: 25 April 2021
Expected Interview date: w/c 10 May 2021
Expected start date: TBC

Job description

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.

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

Download job description and person specification Ref 4974 [PDF 159.57KB]

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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 110.00KB] and fill in all sections.

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