International Partnerships Officer (Fixed Term) (CF10049)

University of Bath
November 29, 2022
Offerd Salary:£27,929
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Job title International Partnerships Officer (Fixed Term)

Department International Relations Office

Salary Starting from £27,929, rising to £34,308 per annum

Grade Grade 6

Placed on Tuesday 15 November 2022

Closing date Tuesday 29 November 2022

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CF10049


The International Relations Office (IRO) at the University of Bath is recruiting for an International Partnerships Officer to join our friendly International Partnerships team and support in the delivery, logistics and documentation of academic and non-academic partnerships and the related communication and coordination.

About the role

Reporting to the International Partnerships Manager, the International Partnerships Officer provides support, service and expertise for all partnerships-related activity. You will be a key point of contact and service for internal and external stakeholders, building relationships with students, academic and professional services staff, and with representatives of partner universities and other organisations in the Higher Education sector. Other duties include

  • Providing support for high-level visits and delegations, University international funding schemes, and other relevant events and activities
  • Act as a source of information and advice on international opportunities
  • Management of Partnership agreements across both teams, the Partnerships Dashboard and other relevant or related systems.
  • Building relationships internally and externally
  • The role is fixed term available from January 2023 with an expected end date of February 2024.

    There will be significant opportunity for engagement with the wider University and higher education sector, and for personal professional development.

    About You

    Your excellent organisational skills will support your work across multiple priorities within a busy team.

    Our ideal applicant will:

  • able to work both independently and with the wider team, including with diverse stakeholders across the University and externally
  • have prior experience in partnership development, especially in institutional engagement, funding or network-building
  • be an efficient administrator
  • You will be passionate about providing an excellent level of support to a range of colleagues and will use your experience and expertise in oral and written communication to provide advice and guidance to staff.

    About the IRO

    Reporting into the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, the International Relations Office (IRO) at the University of Bath is responsible for managing student mobility and international partnerships. The team also leads on, or provides support for, wider projects and initiatives that embed internationalisation across the whole University.

    The IRO's mission is cultivating purposeful international partnerships to enable the University of Bath to maximise global opportunities, reach and reputation. The work of the office is done through the embodiment of our shared values, being collaborative, enabling, open and agile.

    The IRO have a hybrid working model, whereby team members are expected to work a minimum 3 days per week on campus but are free to work from home on other days. There is an expectation of flexible on-campus availability as needed, depending on activities each week. For more information regarding the University's Future ways of working for Professional Services departments please click here.

    Further information about the IRO is available here.

    For informal enquires about this role, please contact Tracey Stenson Jukes, IRO Operations Manager and International Partnerships Manager (Education) via email

    What we can offer you

    We are an equal opportunities employer and have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award.

    A family-friendly University with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We're also proud to be a disability confident leader and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.

    We offer:

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme;
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance;
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce;
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities.
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for. Please visit the following webpages for more information:
  • - Relocation Procedure

    - Visa Reimbursement Scheme

    - Interest-Free Loan Scheme

    Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

    We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated , respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

    Further details:
  • Job Description & Person Specification

  • Terms of Employment

  • If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to

    our guidance on the Skilled Worker Visa before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.

    Update to our application process: We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any

    assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this the personal details of applicants may be withheld at the initial shortlisting stage.

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