Global Partnerships Administrator

University of Exeter - People Services and Global Partnerships

The University of Exeter is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities.  We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, and have achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017. The University of Exeter has over 22,000 students and 4600 staff from 180 different countries and has been rated the WhatUni2017 International Student Choice. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today, with 98% of our research rated as being of international quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

We are seeking a competent and experienced administrator to support and enable the range of projects and activities undertaken within the Global Partnerships team. Global Partnerships is responsible for developing and establishing strategic relationships with universities around the world, and this post will provide essential support for the team to deliver on its goals. 

The successful applicant will have a proven experience of working in a fast-paced office undertaking a range of duties including managing complex travel arrangements, facilitating meetings, providing guidance to University staff, and budgetary responsibility.

This role would suit someone who is experienced in providing administrative support in an office environment and who enjoys working in a flexible and adaptable manner, and is confident in working with a wide range of people from different backgrounds and levels of responsibility. Applicants must have keen attention to detail and excellent organisational and planning skills.

The successful candidate must also be able to demonstrate the ability to manage their own workload, work to deadlines whilst maintaining accuracy, and a desire to develop efficient and effective processes.

The University offers some fantastic benefits including 39 days leave per year, options for flexible working, numerous discounts at leading retailers, an onsite gym, yoga and pilates, a cycle to work scheme and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter. If you are not currently in Exeter please have a look at our website for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are based in.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here.

Applications should be made via our website. For more information and to apply online please go to Please quote reference number P60409 in any correspondence.

For further information, please contact Richard Foord, Deputy Head Global Partnerships, telephone (01392) 726340 or email-

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer.  We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution.  Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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