International Relationship Manager

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Birmingham, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 27 Jul 2021

Location: Aston University Main Campus

Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Tuesday 27 July 2021

Interview Date: Monday 16 August 2021

This role will support and manage the development of a brand new strategic initiative to support the growth and diversification of international students able to study at Aston University. In partnership with the Cambridge Education Group (CEG), Aston University is setting up the ONCAMPUS Aston Foundation Pathway Centre which will provide a broad range of pathway programmes enabling international students to access degree courses across the whole of the University. 

The post-holder will play a pivotal role in ensuring the success of the new pathway centre – supporting the University with its international strategic objectives. They will have a diverse skill set, highly-skilled at stakeholder management to a broad range of stakeholders, and be a capable project manager able to organise and manage both small scale events and project manage academic quality approvals through various University and College level committees.

You will enable the success of the ONCAMPUS Aston project by:

  •  Acting as operational liaison point between the ONCAMPUS Aston centre and the University, ensuring an open and efficient communication channel is maintained
  • Design and develop a stakeholder management and communication plan which increases the profile and understanding of the ONCAMPUS centre across the University;
  • Devise, project manage and run events and activities which support progression of students from the ONCAMPUS Aston centre to the University;
  • Work collaboratively with Aston University’s International teams and CEG’s in-market sales team to support recruitment activities in-market as the ‘centre expert’;

Please note: Redeployees will be given priority consideration for vacancies

Please note that anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. We kindly ask that candidates do not send CVs or cover letters as these will not be considered. Please note that only answers that fall within the application form questions will be assessed.  

Aston University is an equal opportunity employer and promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We are committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter http://www.ecu.ac.uk/equality-charter-marks/athena-swan/ , recognised by a silver award, and we are a Disability Confident Committed Employer Level 1: Disability Confident Committed - GOV.UK. We also strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https://www2.aston.ac.uk/about/inclusive-aston

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

Please visit our website http://www.aston.ac.uk/jobs for further information and to apply online. 


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