Chief Executive

Role: Chief Executive

Job Title: Chief Executive

Salary: Competitive remuneration package

Location: Manchester, UK with international travel

About NCUK

NCUK is unique in UK higher education. We are a consortium of leading UK universities dedicated to giving international students guaranteed access to universities worldwide and helping them to succeed when they get there. Since its inception in 1987, NCUK’s high quality pathway programmes have enabled over 30,000 overseas students to gain admission to university.

Today, NCUK has a network of quality-assured delivery partners in 25 countries across four continents. NCUK qualifications prepare international students for study at undergraduate and postgraduate level, with embedded English language and study skills. NCUK students have access to universities in the UK, Australia, the USA Canada and the Caribbean and benefit from excellent advice and guidance on university admission.

The role of Chief Executive of NCUK

We are now seeking to appoint a Chief Executive who can lead the academic and commercial development of the company as it delivers its strategy to grow in a very competitive, constantly changing and dynamic market for international student recruitment and education.

As Chief Executive, you will lead a small but high impact organisation with substantial potential for growth. Your knowledge and experience of international education and your commercial acumen will enable you to shape a growth strategy that is consistent with our mission and values of quality, integrity, innovation and collaboration. You will bring outstanding leadership and relationship management skills, able to initiate and develop partnerships with a board range of organisations and institutions, domestically and internationally. You will also have proven commercial skills and will enjoy the opportunity to engage with stakeholders across our global network.

How can you apply?

For more information, please visit For a confidential discussion, please speak to our advising consultants at Anderson Quigley: Elliott Rae on +44 (0)7584 078 534 or Sophie Rees on +44 (0)7719 313 982.

Key Dates

Application Deadline:                      Friday 17th May 2019 at noon

NCUK aims to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.