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Regional Head of International Recruitment & Partnerships

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:  2057422NP

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 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. Our international recruitment helps us create a diverse community of world-class scholars and accelerates our impact on society. Through international partnerships, we aim to inspire communities working with us locally and globally to change the world for the better. 

At this exciting time when we are investing in our International Office, we are seeking an experienced international recruitment and partnerships professional to lead the successful delivery of one of our regional teams.

As Regional Head of International Recruitment and Partnerships, you’ll be responsible for creating a holistic and integrated engagement strategy for a specified region, ensuring that we achieve the ambitious goals set out in our International Strategic Plan. The exact regional responsibility will be determined post-offer in line with the experience and knowledge of the successful candidate, but is likely to include the Americas and Europe.

About you:

You’ll be experienced in international higher education, understanding the value of international activities to a world-class university. Bringing significant experience of international recruitment and international partnerships, you will have excellent communication and marketing skills and will be able to liaise and negotiate with internal and external stakeholders including those from other cultural settings to ensure success. 

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 2057422NP 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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