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Position: Head of Global Projects and Policy and Executive Officer (International)
Institution: Queen Mary University of London
Department: Office of The Principal
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The Office of the Principal is looking to appoint a Head of Global Projects and Policy to provide high-level support to the Vice-Principal (International). Working closely with the Vice Principal, the Director of Global Engagement and other senior colleagues across Queen Mary, the successful appointee will help to plan, facilitate and monitor the strategic development of international activities at Queen Mary
Requirements: The successful candidate will have extensive experience of working in international higher education and a good understanding of the opportunities and challenges currently facing UK HE. Given the important liaison element of the role, excellent oral and written communication skills are a key requirement as are strong interpersonal and cross-cultural skills. Previous experience of high-level committee work and follow up and project management is also essential
   
Text: Head of Global Projects and Policy and Executive Officer (International) - QMUL17098 Department: Office of The Principal Salary: Starting salary will be £54,853pa (Grade 7) Reference: QMUL17098 Date posted: 05-Dec-2018 Closing date: 31-Dec-2018 Job profile Apply online Overview: Currently ranked in the top 25 most international universities in the World (THE 2019 World University Rankings), Queen Mary University of London is based in one of the world’s truly global cities and our international community reflects this. We have students and staff from over 162 countries and our partnership activities around the world allow us to deliver teaching and research with an international dimension and impact. Launched earlier in 2018, our new University Global Engagement Strategy will help us to deliver our continued international ambitions and further enhance our global reputation based around six commitments to excellence including: strong, diversified recruitment of world-class talent; enhanced mobility of staff and students, alumni engagement; international policy impact; and research collaboration with strategic overseas partners at scale. In support of these ambitions, the Office of the Principal is looking to appoint a Head of Global Projects and Policy to provide high-level support to the Vice-Principal (International) . Working closely with the Vice Principal, the Director of Global Engagement and other senior colleagues across Queen Mary, the successful appointee will help to plan, facilitate and monitor the strategic development of international activities at Queen Mary. The successful candidate will have extensive experience of working in international higher education and a good understanding of the opportunities and challenges currently facing UK HE. Given the important liaison element of the role, excellent oral and written communication skills are a key requirement as are strong interpersonal and cross-cultural skills. Previous experience of high-level committee work and follow up and project management is also essential. Starting salary will be £54,853 (Grade 7) per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, 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 Kevin Kumar, Head of Principal’s Office, on K.Kumar@qmul.ac.uk. More information on the breadth of our international work can be found on our global and research webpage pages . Information about our governance structure can be found here . To apply, please visit the Human Resources website on http://www.hr.qmul.ac.uk/vacancies and search for reference QMUL17098. The closing date for applications is 31 December 2018. Interviews are expected to be held on week beginning the 7 th January 2019. Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality Apply online
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