The University of Auckland | Waipapa Taumata Rau
The University of Auckland is Aotearoa New Zealand’s leading university and 68th in the QS World University Rankings 2024. Employing over 9,000 staff supporting over 46,000 students, we are one of NZ’s largest and most diverse employers. The university is a comprehensive research-intensive institution with eight academic faculties and 11 service divisions, creating an evolving and dynamic organisational culture that values excellence, respect, and commitment to service.
Our International Office is responsible for leading the University’s internationalisation activities, including international student recruitment, profile and reputation-building activities, international partnership development, transnational education and global mobility programmes.
The opportunity | Te Whiwhinga mahi
As our Associate Director Business Development, you will be responsible for creating an enabling environment across the whole International Office portfolio to support marketing, student recruitment and partnership teams’ effectiveness.
Leading a team of analysts and managers, you will partner with the International Director, Deputy Director International Marketing and Recruitment and Deputy Director International Partnerships to identify opportunities for organisational development, system improvements and data insights to drive positive change.
You will track policy developments and the external environment in international higher education, recommend new products and services, write proposals and implement measures to help build high-performing, values-led teams.
Driven by the University’s Taumata Teitei Vision, you will enable our people to embed a working culture driven by our principles of Manaakitanga, Whanaungatanga and Kaitiakitanga.
Strategy, Planning & Decision Making
For more detailed information, please refer to the Position Description.
About the team | Mō tō mātou rōpū
The International Office contributes to how the University articulates, executes and maintains its international ambitions and aims to significantly impact the global higher education landscape to further the University’s interests in teaching, research and outreach for the benefit of all our communities.
You will directly manage a small team of specialised consultants with a variety of skillsets, including business development, external agent engagement, analytics, and project management. You will partner with our Deputy Directors and report to the International Director.
In the course of your duties, you will travel offshore and domestically and, on occasion, attend evening and weekend events.
About you | He kōrero mōu
We are seeking a people manager who can demonstrate their experience of leading a service delivery team. We are also looking for evidence of previous successes in implementing new working processes whilst establishing a consistent working culture that aligns with broader organisational values.
At its heart, this role is a business development and relationship management role in the world of international education and student recruitment, so we are seeking comparable experience in these areas.
You will be responsible for collecting data and advising future strategy, so we are seeking someone with knowledge of the policy environment impacting international education. Your team will be involved in horizon scanning and trend identification, so you will need to be able to synthesise complex data and communicate with influence on strategic programme development opportunities.
We are seeking | E rapua ana mātou
We do not require all the experience listed above. If you have some of the key experience we are looking for and are adaptable, respectful, and driven to achieve excellence, please apply so we can consider you.
What we offer | Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou
We offer you the opportunity to be part of a dynamic, world-class educational institution in one of the world’s most liveable cities. We foster an environment that enables your natural abilities and rewards your hard work.
Our commitment is to provide a supportive working environment with benefits that include:
In addition, we offer career development programmes, discounted car parking, on-site childcare options, leisure and recreation facilities, and several other discounted products and services.
For more information, please visit Staff Benefits.
How to apply | Me pēhea te tuku tono
Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Sunday, the 3rd of December, to be considered.
Please include a short Cover Letter and your CV highlighting why you are interested in joining us and how you can meet the requirements of our vacancy.
We will review applications as they come through, so you may be contacted for an interview before the closing date.
You can reach out to Neil Constable (Senior Recruitment Consultant | Mātanga Kimi Kaimahi) via firstname.lastname@example.org for a confidential conversation.
The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive, and equitable environment. For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTQIATakatāpuiMVPFAFF+, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other personal circumstances go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz
The University is committed to providing a safe, inclusive, and equitable environment where everyone can thrive. For further information see Te Ara Tautika | the Equity Policy and visit www.equity.auckland.ac.nz
|Location:||Auckland - New Zealand|
|Placed On:||14th November 2023|
|Closes:||3rd December 2023|
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