Can you build excellent relationships and identify new business opportunities? Can you use your understanding of UK and US higher education to build strong university partnerships for NCUK?

NCUK is seeking an experienced professional to manage and build its relationships with universities in the UK, USA and around the world.  As our University Partnerships Manager, you will manage our existing commercial relationships with universities and build the new relationships to help increase the international recognition of NCUK qualifications.  You will be at the heart of our strategic partnership projects, identifying new opportunities and engaging universities with collaborative projects, such as the Sino British College in Shanghai.

Our ideal candidate will have a proven track record in customer relationship management, be experienced in the international / transnational higher education market, and be effective in engaging with university decision-makers. Your skills in market analysis, networking and problem-solving will equip you to extend excellent relationships with NCUK Universities in the UK, USA and other destinations.

NCUK are unique in higher education.  We are a consortium of leading UK universities dedicated to giving international students guaranteed access to universities worldwide and helping them succeed when they get there.  Our qualifications are recognised by our own universities and by universities internationally, and, far more than other qualifications, they prepare students to hit the ground running.

We’ve helped tens of thousands of international students gain guaranteed access to leading universities, choosing from thousands of different courses, and earning good undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in a huge range of subjects.  Now we need your help to expand our university network.

We offer a friendly and energetic working environment, excellent benefits and a commitment to training and developing our staff.  This role will be based in our Head Office in central Manchester, UK, and will involve domestic and international travel.

How to apply

Further information and an application form are available at Please complete the application form and return it to no later than 29 August 2017.  Applications will only be considered on an official application form – if you require the form in another format please contact us.

Key dates

Application deadline:                       Tuesday, 29 August 2017         

Interviews and assessment:            Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Expected start date:                         As soon as possible, dependent on notice

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