Human Resources

Head of International Partnerships **Internal Only** - QMUL21355

Department: Marketing & Communications
Salary: £47,325 - £52,833 per annum (Grade 6)
Reference: QMUL21355
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 06-Feb-2020
Closing date: 20-Feb-2020

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Picture a job that blends public service with a commercial mindset, where you work with the brightest minds to create a future we can all be proud of.

Queen Mary University of London is a leading global university with a difference. We are one of the UK’s top research universities, committed to improving social justice and achieving the previously unthinkable. The Marketing and Communications Directorate is responsible for raising the awareness and reputation of Queen Mary among its target audiences, and for increasing the quality and quantity of Queen Mary applicants.

We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated International Higher Education professional to join our Global Engagement team as Head of International Partnerships.

The post holder, who must have significant experience of International Higher Education, primarily within a partnerships context and ideally with some experience of TNE, will play a lead role in delivering Queen Mary’s Global Engagement Strategy 2019-22.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated, confident individual who is able to lead a small team that is managing multiple partnerships with leading institutions across the world.  Skills in relationship management are vital given the role requires building effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders across all levels of seniority.  The post holder will need to work across the university with both academic and professional services staff, to ensure we are well positioned to deliver on both small and large scale projects.

Working with colleagues across the wider Marketing and Communications Directorate and the office of the Vice Principal (International), the post holder will be expected to play a lead role in delivering the Global Engagement ambitions within the Queen Mary’s 2030 Strategy.

The post is a permanent full time appointment based at our Mile End campus in East London.  The role will include overseas travel of no more than 8 weeks travel per year.  Starting salary will be £47,325 per annum inclusive of London Allowance.  Benefits include 30 days annual leave, a comprehensive pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Lee Wildman, Director of Global Engagement, at

To apply, please visit the Human Resources website on

The closing date for applications is 20th February 2020.

Interviews are expected to be held during shortly after.

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