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Head of International Office Operations

International Office

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £40,931 to £51,805 Per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Friday 02 December 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2046722NP

A founding member of the Russell Group, the University of Southampton is among the top 80 global universities and in the UK’s top 15. Our academics and diverse global student community are helping to change the world for the better.

Our new University Strategy sets out a clear vision – that we inspire excellence to achieve the remarkable and build an inclusive world. We strive for greater inclusivity in our community, as diversity is a strength. It makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. Through partnership, we aim to inspire communities working with us locally and globally to change the world for the better. As such, we’re investing in our International Office to achieve the ambitious goals set out in our International Strategic Plan.

We are seeking an experienced international office professional to develop and manage the successful delivery of our international office activities. 

As Head of International Office Operations, you’ll be responsible for a varied portfolio of activities across the international space: managing our relationships with key agents and representatives, edtech organisations and aggregators; delivering high quality partnership administration, ensuring agreements are appropriate, in place and kept up to date; managing a significant budget and the provision of administrative support to the broader Global Recruitment and Admissions department.  

About you:

You’ll be experienced in international higher education partnerships, mobility or student recruitment, understanding the value of international activities to a world-class university. Bringing excellent communication and administrative skills, you’ll be able to liaise across the organisation and beyond to ensure success. You’ll be comfortable representing the University, and have the confidence to negotiate with external partners, institutions and organisations in other cultural settings.

To learn more about Global Recruitment and Admissions and to see all our current opportunities, please click here

Application Procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please contact Sian Gale (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email Please quote reference 2046722NP on all correspondence. 

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We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a welcoming, vibrant and successful organisation. Having a diverse workforce, inclusive of people of all ages and beliefs, from different racial, educational and social backgrounds opens up a wealth of possibilities, makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. We welcome applicants that value the diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity. 

Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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