The University of East Anglia (UEA) International Office is part of the Admissions, Recruitment and Marketing (ARM) service area, and is responsible for the marketing and recruitment of international students. We are looking to appoint a Country Development Officer, responsible for delivering the recruitment activity and strategy within Mainland China and Taiwan.
Candidates must have excellent customer service skills and the ability to meet deadlines and achieve targets. Further essential skills include ability in strategic thinking, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, cultural sensitivity and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. During peak recruitment periods, unsociable hours and weekend work will be required, and annual leave may be restricted during this time.
For an informal discussion please contact Tracey Hearn, Country Development Manager (Tel:01603 592110 or email: email@example.com).
A job description is attached as Appendix A. The precise duties will be agreed in discussion with the Manager.
The person specification for this post is attached as Appendix B.
Salary will be £25,298 to £31,076 per annum, on Grade 6 on the single salary spine.
The normal expectation is that starting salary will be at the minimum of the advertised
The post is available immediately on a full-time, fixed term period of three years.
Terms and Conditions of Appointment
Full details of terms and conditions of employment for Administrative, Library and Computing (ALC) Staff will be made available to the candidate to whom the appointment is offered.
Relocation expenses are reimbursable under certain conditions.
The University is strongly committed to providing an excellent student experience and research environment, and it is expected that all staff will be available on campus to carry out their duties during the working week in support of these goals. Absences for significant periods are by agreement with the Head of School or Head of Division.
Annual Leave Entitlement
Annual leave entitlement will be discussed at interview.
The post is superannuable under the Universities Superannuation Scheme.
Disclosure and Barring Service
This appointment will be subject to a criminal record check at Enhanced level from the Disclosure
and Barring Service.
Proof of Qualifications
The person specification for this post lists qualifications that are essential and/or desirable and you may hold some or all of these qualifications. Please note that if you are offered the appointment you will be asked to provide original certificates of these educational and professional qualifications. Please DO NOT provide these with your application.
Entitlement to Work
Entitlement to Work in the United Kingdom
If you are shortlisted for interview you will be asked to bring to interview original documentary evidence of permission to work in the UK. Candidates invited to interview will be provided with a list of appropriate documents that can be provided as evidence. Please DO NOT provide this with your application.
Workers from outside of the EU may be eligible to work in this role subject to their immigration status. However, due to the nature and the salary level of this role, please note that immigration legislation will not allow the University to apply for a sponsorship certificate for this post.
Occupational Health Assessment
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Occupational Health Assessment to
be carried out by the University’s Occupational Health Service.
APPLICATION AND RECRUITMENT PROCESS
Within this position you will have the option of working for the UEA based in Norwich or through INTO Partnerships based in China. You will need to specify
where you would like to be based in your application.
Your completed application form should quote reference code ALC668 and be returned by not later than 12 noon on 20 March 2017 in one of the following ways:
· accessed via the relevant vacancy details at www.uea.ac.uk/hr/vacancies then downloaded in Word format to be completed electronically then saved and sent as an email attachment to mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org or
· accessed via the relevant vacancy details from www.uea.ac.uk/hr/vacancies then
· downloaded in Word format to be completed electronically, then printed and posted to the
Human Resources Division,
University of East Anglia,
Norwich, NR4 7TJ, or
· accessed via the relevant vacancy details from mailto:www.uea.ac.uk/hr/vacancies and downloaded in PDF format and printed, to be completed by hand and returned by post to the Human Resources Division at the address shown above or
· forms received by post from the Human Resources Division should be completed
· by hand or typed and returned by post to the above address.
· Postal applications will not be acknowledged unless a stamped addressed envelope/postcard is supplied.
· For paper submissions please ensure you add the correct postage to your application pack as failure to do so will considerably delay receipt by this office and may jeopardise your application for this post.
· Please note that applications received after the closing date will not normally be accepted. If you are submitting an application by post immediately prior to the closing date please contact the Human Resources Division on 01603 593034 to let us know that your application has been posted, and if possible also send a copy by fax to 01603 593522 or by email to email@example.com in order that we receive these by the closing date.
· Please note that feedback will not normally be provided to those applicants who are not shortlisted for this post
· Applicants for posts with a reference code beginning ALC must ensure they submit a covering letter and three paper copies of their curriculum vitae, or one copy if submitting the application by email, along with their completed application form.
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
Please note that an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form must be completed and returned with ALL applications, whether submitted by post or by email. If submitted by email, the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form must be sent as a separate document/attachment to the Application Form.
The Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form will be detached from the received application before short-listing takes place and will not form any part of either the short-listing or decision making process.
In naming referees in your application, you are requested to give only those who can immediately be approached and one of these must be your current employer, or if not employed your most recent employer.
It is anticipated that interviews and presentation/tests will take place between 30 March and 1 April 2017 and candidates who have not heard by this date should assume their application has been unsuccessful.
Successful shortlisted candidates may be notified of their interview times by telephone and/or email and it is therefore essential you include both of these in your application.
Reasonable travel and incidental expenses incurred in attending the interview will be reimbursed. (Please ensure that you keep all receipts). Please note that if you are offered a post and decline the offer, travel and incidental expenses will not be reimbursed. Detailed information on the allowances will be provided on the expenses claim form which will be sent to you if you are invited to interview.
This document is available in alternative formats e.g. large print, disc and on-line. If you need this document in an alternative format please contact us on 01603 593034, fax 01603 593522, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about the job, please visit: www.uea.ac.uk/hr/vacancies/management/-/asset_publisher/fNSCFGjTeSLm/content/country-development-officer
JOB DESCRIPTION - ALC668