International Development

International Recruitment Manager (China and East Asia)
Ref IND17/05
Full Time
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

Salary: £39,992 - £49,149

Northumbria University, Newcastle is a research-rich, business-focussed, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. Located in Newcastle upon Tyne, and with a campus in the heart of London’s financial district, Northumbria University is located in the UK’s best two cities for students. At Northumbria we are global in our scope and reach, with operations in London, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Singapore, and we remain the largest English provider in Hong Kong. The University continues its strong commitment to internationalism, including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an International Recruitment Manager to join the international student recruitment team. The role will have a regional focus with regular and frequent overseas travel to China and East Asia. You will be responsible for providing proven expert guidance and specialist expertise in the area of International Student Recruitment will lead a team of International Recruitment staff based both in the UK and China to successfully deliver challenging recruitment targets.

To be successful in this role you will need to be a fluent Mandarin speaker with extensive international student recruitment experience, and demonstrate outstanding cultural awareness. You will have experience of building and developing working relationships with internal and external parties. In addition you will need strong planning and organisational skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. 

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Andrew Lane, Deputy Director, via email at or telephone on 0191 227 3093.

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Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN (Bronze) award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers. 

Closing date: Monday 7th May 2018 at 23:59pm. 

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