Global Opportunities Manager

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7111380 (Ref.No. SESLU1012)
Posted: September 22, 2022

Job Description

This role is only available to internal candidates currently employed at the University of Leeds 

Salary 7 (£34,304 - £40,927 p.a. depending on experience)

This role will be based on the university campus with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner. We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements.

Are you passionate about supporting students to gain international experience? Do you have experience of working to achieve ambitious targets? Are you looking for a challenging role in delivering large scale global mobility?

The University of Leeds is one of the top 135 universities in the world.  We have a truly global community, with more than 39,000 students from 170 different countries and over 9,000 staff of 100 different nationalities.  Established in 1904, we have a strong tradition of academic excellence, reflected in first-class student education, along with world-leading research that has a real impact around the globe. 

You will manage our incoming global opportunities and lead the team to build on its excellent reputation. Your role will be varied and complex and you will be required to operate across multiple projects. This role will be essential in achieving the aims laid out in the University's international strategy including our wider aspirations to enhance and extend our global opportunities. This will also include maintaining our portfolio of over 300 worldwide partners and identifying and developing opportunities to build new partnerships.

You will be a strong team player who is flexible, highly organised and has a commitment to providing a quality service. You will have excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills and be able to work under pressure. 

This is a fixed term role for 12 months to cover a secondment.


To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Lisa Beare, Deputy Head of Global Opportunities 

Email: [email protected]

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Student Education Service
School/Institute:  Student Education Service
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £35,333 to £42,155 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (12 months - temporary replacement cover due to secondment)
Release Date:  Wednesday 21 September 2022
Closing Date:  Wednesday 05 October 2022
Reference:  SESLU1012

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.