Deputy Director of Operations

De Montfort University - International Office

Strategic and International Partnerships

Grade SENIOR: Salary to be determined by the Pro Vice-Chancellor

De Montfort University is an ambitious and thriving institution located within the historical and cosmopolitan city of Leicester. Our state of the art Campus is host to a diverse body of over 20,000 students, including many from international backgrounds. DMU is a university ranked Gold in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework, which is testament to our focus on excellence and drive to achieve success. DMU has been named as one of the 150 best young universities in the world by the influential Times Higher Education magazine. We are serious about our commitment to international, as evidenced by our award winning #DMUglobal programme and The Times Higher Leadership and Management Award for Winner of Outstanding International strategy. Internationalisation is a key component of DMU’s growth plans and we are now seeking an International Partner Relations Officer to play a vital role in the next phase of our development.

You will manage the business operations within the International Office, with a focus on providing intelligence, support and infrastructure to support the recruitment sales staff. You will deliver change to institutional policy, systems and processes. You will be responsible for the advising the Director of International about recruitment strategies for the markets and for the supporting conversion activity to achieve institutional recruitment targets, you will further raise the profile of DMU and take a leading role in supporting the wider internationalisation of DMU. You will be a key member of the International Office management team. You will ideally have experience of working in the higher education sector and understand the processes involved in international student recruitment. You will also have excellent communication and presentation skills, have the ability to work both independently and in a team and be able to manage multiple projects to meet tight deadlines. You will be expected to travel as part of your duties.

Please quote reference: 11160

Interview Date: W/C 29 January 2018

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