Academic Development Manager: Middle East, Europe, Africa and South Americas

Role: Academic Development Manager: Middle East, Europe, Africa and South Americas

Job Title: Academic Development Manager: Middle East, Europe, Africa and South Americas

Starting Salary: c.£35,000 plus excellent benefits

Location: Flexible

Academic Development Manager: Middle East, Europe, Africa and South Americas – Candidate Pack (download)

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Can you succeed in a busy administrative role in a global academic organisation?

As an Academic Development Manager, you will play a key role in delivering our business and supporting our delivery partners internationally. You will ensure that partners who deliver our qualifications receive the highest levels of support and training to enhance the quality of teaching and learning and their understanding and application of NCUK policies and frameworks. You will work closely with staff in a regional portfolio of delivery partners, either for Asia or for Europe, Africa, ME and South Americas, designing and developing CPD training and courses to present face-to-face or remotely using digital content. You will work with Business Development to support prospecting and the accreditation of new delivery partners in your region including profiling political and regulatory environments of our existing and new markets.

Our ideal candidate will be educated to degree level (or have equivalent experience) in addition to having experience in a teaching or mentoring role and designing training content, preferably within Higher Education with an understanding in current pedagogy styles. You will always demonstrate confidence and professionalism to deliver training to delivery partners and represent NCUK and its core values. You will be culturally aware and able to prioritise work, meet deadlines under pressure and deliver on your commitments. You will work well with other people, have excellent attention to detail, and be committed to achieving the highest standards of quality and service.

NCUK is a unique organisation, founded by UK universities to provide overseas students with guaranteed access to universities through our pathway programmes. More than 30,000 students have successfully progressed to UK Universities by completing NCUK programmes. Our qualifications combine the highest of academic standards with exceptional language, study and cultural skills, and are currently delivered in 18 different countries across four continents. NCUK is a trading subsidiary of the Northern Consortium, a registered educational charity.

We offer a friendly and energetic working environment and excellent benefits, including at least 35 days’ holiday (including 8 bank holidays) and pension contributions of up to 8% of salary. This role can be home based or at Head Office in Manchester, UK. The role will involve frequent international travel.

How to apply

Please apply by completing the application form and sending it to vacancies@ncuk.ac.uk no later than the 23rd January 2019.  CVs will not be accepted.

Key dates

Application deadline:                       5pm UK time Wednesday 23rd January 2019

Interviews and assessment:          Week commencing Monday 28th January 2019

(Please advise in your application of any dates in this week that you are not available.)            

Expected start date:                        As soon as possible, dependent on notice