Partnership Manager

Updated: 7 months ago
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Coventry University is forward thinking, proactive and unique institution which is undertaking a huge transformation; one that is seeing the University significantly rise in a number of UK and Worldwide Higher Education league tables. Our strategy to 2030 and beyond will enhance our position as a leading provider of innovative education - globally. We have partnerships with academic institutions around the world, giving international students the opportunity to study a Coventry University qualification in their own country. We operate teaching programmes abroad for over c.21,000 students. Coventry University is now one of the leading UK study destinations for international students, and a leading provider of Transnational Education (TNE).

Who We Are
The Academic Partnership Unit (APU) at Coventry University works across the University Group to identify, develop and support academic collaborations between Coventry University and its growing partner network, both in the UK and around the world. Providing extensive support to our partners, the APU primarily helps to facilitate the development, management and delivery of academic programmes jointly with overseas education providers. Our team is part way towards achieving a growth phase that includes the realisation of ambitious targets for further expanding the scale of our activity, and enhancing still further our position as a leading university in the delivery of TNE. To achieve further growth and increase our presence worldwide, we are looking to appoint two Partnership Managers.

Who You Are
As a member of the Partnership Management Team, reporting into the Associate Director - Partnership Operations (APU) you will manage a portfolio of client relationships and demonstrate flexibility to work strategically across territories in order to grow and deepen collaboration across all faculties/schools/subsidiaries. With a focus to facilitate the contribution to others to develop and deliver academic programmes that meet the needs of our partner Universities. You will thrive in this role if you can demonstrate;
• Account and Relationship Management experience
• Knowledge on project costing and the financial management of projects
• Be a skilled negotiator and networker • Have the ability to motivate and influence other
• Be a good communicator both verbally and in writing
• Have a high degree of commitment and self-motivation

For further information on the role please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached.

Coventry University offer a wide range of benefits including agile working scheme, competitive holiday allowance, pension and bonus scheme.

If you would like to informally discuss the role prior to application please contact Roxana Aldea, Senior Partnership Manager (

For job description and person specification please click here

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