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Partnerships Liaison Manager


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus


£28,120 to £30,914 per annum

Closing date

Sunday 5 June 2022

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About the role

You will support the University’s key performance indicators for internationalisation by providing key support to its growing provision of Transnational Education (TNE) partnerships, specifically partner implementation. The University of Derby works with a growing number of international partner institutions to deliver UoD awards, through both validated and franchised provision. You will act as the primary business contact for a small number of TNE partnerships, both internally and externally. You will work closely with the Partnerships Liaison Manager and colleagues across the university to ensure the smooth operation of TNE partnerships across areas such as recruitment, admissions, registry, quality and standards and finance.

Principal accountabilities

  1. Provide day to day operational liaison and communication between the University and a small number of Transnational Education (TNE) Partners to ensure the successful implementation of new programmes.
  2. Liaise and coordinate with UoD internal academic and professional services departments to ensure effective running of the TNE partnerships for a smooth operation and to promote opportunities for further development that may arise.
  3. Working with Academic Link Tutors and Partnerships Registry, ensure academic calendars and teaching schedules are fully agreed; develop and calendar information, key dates and deadlines are communicated to partners
  4. Ensure that TNE partnerships are following the University’s QA guidance and other academic requirements spelled out in the agreed operational guidance, the collaborative contract and any other duly agreed documents
  5. Work with PVC Deans and Directors to help ensure that academic partnerships are appropriately resourced and that staff (both partner and University) receive sufficient development and support
  6. Lead on projects that may include liaison cross service and College. These projects may include, but not be limited to, improving the quality of academic partnerships, coordinating and delivering staff training, and capturing the partner student voice.
  7. Provide accurate reports on academic partner status and viability including, but not limited to, student performance data, partner staff development updates, and individual partner income, expenditure and profit.
  8. Report on academic partner quality and standards through the comparison of partner student performance off campus to the performance of home and international students on campus. This includes but is not limited to benchmarking partner student achievement against University benchmarks
  9. Deliver professional, in depth information, advice and guidance to appropriate stakeholders via a range of mediums
  10. Identifying and implementing a range of tools and technologies to support the inter site working of the Registry. Contributing to the digitalisation projects with relevant stakeholders to deliver a seamless service to students and staff.
  11. Ensure an inclusive service with a focus on delivering excellence.
  12. Contribute to reviews and evaluation of the services provided to develop and enhance service standards.
  13. Maintain your professional competence through continuous professional development in line with role.

Person specification

Essential Criteria



Skills, knowledge & abilities

Business requirements


As well as competitive pay scales, we offer generous holiday entitlement. We also offer opportunities for further salary progression based on performance, and the opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme.

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How to apply

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Important information

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications.

Whilst this role is eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route, we recommend that you assess your individual eligibility before applying for this position.

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