Global Partnerships Manager

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Oxford, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 16 Jun 2019

Oxford Brookes is embarking on a new era in its global operations. We have big ambitions to grow the size of our
global footprint through broadening worldwide access to an Oxford Brookes education, and by passionately
articulating the incredible achievements of our students, staff, and alumni to a global audience. We aim to think and
act globally, increasing opportunities for our students to engage with the world and opening up new opportunities for
international students to join us. One of the key ways we will achieve this growth is through the strategic
management of our growing global partnerships portfolio, and by extending that reach via engagement with new
partners. This includes delivery of our degrees in other countries via collaborative provision arrangements alongside
progression, articulation and exchange activity.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Global Partnerships Manager to join our expanding team. Reporting
directly to the Head of Global Partnerships, you will work with the Global Partnerships Officer and the Global
Partnerships Administrator to strengthen the global impact of the university, as well as across the four academic
faculties at Oxford Brookes. This is a leadership position within the existing team.

Oxford Brookes University is an exciting and diverse place to work. The University offers an attractive employment
package to staff including pension, generous holiday allowance and other benefits which can be found

You will be responsible for:

  • Overall management and coordination of international collaborative provision and other international
    partnerships including progression agreements and exchanges
  • Scoping and presenting new opportunities to the Head of Global Partnerships and other senior university
  • Acting as a key liaison point with the four Oxford Brookes academic faculties on all partnership
    opportunity and activity
  • Providing thought leadership and strategic insight for the university on transnational education and
    international work within UK Higher Education
  • Improving systems at the university to ensure high performance in the global partnerships portfolio

You should have:

  • Bachelor's Degree as a minimum (Master's or MBA highly desirable)
  • Demonstrable experience of working in transnational education in UK Higher Education
  • Experience of leading international projects to completion

Please note: candidates will be required to undertake a number of skills tests before the formal interview.

International applicants from outside the EU will need to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK.

CV and Personal Statement:
As part of the application process all applicants are required to complete our online application form by clicking on
the “Apply For Job” button below. All parts of the application form should be completed and in the section of the form
called “Supporting Documents”, applicants must upload their CV and a Personal Statement. To complete the
Personal Statement part of the application, applicants must download the Personal Statement document which is
part of the advert below and complete the form, providing examples and explaining how they meet each item
detailed on the document. The Personal Statement must then be uploaded to the application form along with the

The University has adopted equality, diversity and inclusion as core values. We welcome applications from suitably
qualified candidates whatever their background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented
in our workforce.

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