Country Development Manager (Based in Dubai)

University of Bradford

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Country Development Manager (for South Asia, Turkey, Iran and UAE)

Two-year fixed term contract

Please note, this position is advertised on behalf of the University of Bradford, Dubai. The successful candidate will be issued with a local contract of employment based on Dubai labour law (not a UK contract). It is expected that where applicants are applying from outside the UAE, they have fully researched and considered a move to Dubai and are capable of relocating under their own steam in time for the start date of employment. Where required, support will be given to help obtain the necessary visa and one-way air fare will be paid for. No further relocation or housing support is offered.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the University of Bradford, Dubai. The position of Country Development Manager is part of our Directorate of External Affairs and involves working at our regional campus in Knowledge Village, Dubai. The post holder will be responsible for student recruitment from India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Turkey, Iran and UAE countries. 

Based within the University of Bradford Dubai Campus Recruitment team, the post holder will be responsible for communicating the strengths of the University of Bradford creatively and effectively to prospective international students and managing relationships with applicants, agents, sponsors and other key stakeholders.

We are searching for candidates with experience of international student recruitment, including working with partners, recruitment agents and other stakeholders, and developing detailed country marketing plans. The role involves overseas travel and the post holder must be able to be absent from Dubai for extended periods.

The working hours are full-time on a fixed-term contract for two years. The University will offer a competitive salary, excellent private healthcare insurance (medical and dental), and an annual return flight to home country.  

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Mr Ismat Abu Shihab at
The closing date for applications is Friday 9th February 2018 at 11.59pm UK time.

Please apply by following the 'Apply Online' link via the 'Apply' button below. Please note that we do not accept CV's.

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