Global Development Officer

University of the West of England, Bristol - Future Students

Campus/location: Frenchay campus

Post is open to: External and internal candidates

Job overview:

As part of Future Students, UWE’s newly established Global Centre will act as a hub for support available to international students transitioning to UWE, promote international opportunities for all UWE students, bring together a number of international projects and act as a welcome point for international visitors by showcasing our international activity.

To support this activity, we have vacancies for two Global Development Officers.

These roles will provide essential administration support for UWE’s Global Centre, ensuring delivery of a professional service through work load management. These roles will work across a number of key areas of activity including English language support and short courses, support of international students and the development of global projects, networks and opportunities.

The Global Development Officers will need to provide support and advice to key stakeholders, manage small scale projects, monitor activity and produce reports.

This will be a student and staff facing role, therefore the role holder needs to have experience of delivering an excellent customer service.

Successful candidates will need to demonstrate a broad based administrative experience in a large organisation, workload prioritisation and have excellent IT skills. Additional language skills, especially Mandarin or Cantonese, would be of benefit.

Other benefits, in addition to salary:

  • A generous holiday allowance of 25 days
  • Up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition;
  • Flexible working;
  • Excellent defined benefit pension schemes;
  • Option to participate in the cycle to work scheme;
  • Family friendly policies;
  • Onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus;
  • Option to purchase childcare vouchers.

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give our students access to everything they need to succeed – with £300m being spent on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation between now and 2020 to enhance our offer even further. Frenchay campus is within close proximity to excellent motorway links and within walking distance of two train stations, making UWE Frenchay Campus the ideal place to work for those wishing to commute to Bristol.

If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Kelly Cotter on 0117 32 81259 or email to:

UWE Bristol is an ambitious university. Together, our people are working hard to advance knowledge, inspire people and transform futures. We are looking for people with the skills and ambition to help us achieve those aims.

UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for the success and impact of our practice-oriented programmes; our strong industry networks and our inclusive global outlook.

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