Partnership Manager Ref 8096

School/department: Division for the Student Experience/Academic Quality & Partnerships
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to 1 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: permanent 
Reference: 8096
Salary: starting at £34,304 to £40,927 per annum
Placed on: 05 April 2022
Closing date: 19 May 2022.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

The Academic Quality and Partnership team within the Division for the Student Experience is seeking an experienced and confident individual to make an important contribution to the quality assurance and enhancement arrangements that ensure the quality and standards of provision delivered by the University’s partners. 

The successful applicant will have a track record of giving specialist advice and guidance on the application and delivery of the University’s quality assurance processes that apply to collaborative provision including: partner approval, re-recognition, validation, contract management, annual monitoring and contract management gained through experience, in a similar role in an HE setting.    If you also possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to network, build and maintain complex relationships with external organisations this could be the role for you.

For an informal discussion please contact Denise Cooper (

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 Ref 8096 [PDF 163.87KB]

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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

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

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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