• The University seeks to appoint an ambitious manager to join the International Partnerships team located in the International Study and Language Institute (ISLI). The team plays an important role implementing key elements of the University’s Global Engagement Strategy, growing our portfolio of high-quality off-shore and on-shore TNE programmes  and adding to opportunities for student mobility.
  • You will have:
  • Ability to develop and manage the portfolio of existing and potential TNE partnerships, by analysing data to evidence recommendations and actions and by monitoring and reporting on the specialist areas allocated to the role, assessing appropriate governance and advising on risk management issues.
  • Ability to contribute pro-actively as part of the team, and to articulate effectively in written and oral communications
  • Good knowledge of internationalisation strategies in HE, and the global context for their development and operational implementation.  Good knowledge of UK HE institutional policies and procedures.
  • Strong commitment to excellence and accountability, with the maturity, perspective and credibility to work effectively with all levels of staff and the ability to manage unanticipated situations calmly, knowing when and where to seek advice and guidance
  • A good undergraduate degree and excellent IT skills to support the effective analysis of data and communication of ideas and information. 
  • Good networking and intercultural communication skills; availability for international travel. 

Interviews will be held on 10th October

Informal contact details
Contact role: Head of International Partnerships
Contact name: Steve Thomas
Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 7330
Contact email: s.c.thomas@reading.ac.uk

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

Job Description & Person Specification SRF24528

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