University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

International Officer

Post Title: International Officer, South East Asia

SBU/Department: Enterprise and Business Development / International Office

FTE: 1.0 fte (working 37 hours per week)

Duration of Contract: Permanent

Salary: UH8 £ 44,263pa to £46,974pa with potential to progress to £56,021pa by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience.

Annual Leave: 30 days plus standard public holidays and an additional 4 days including the closure of our office between Christmas and New Year

Location : College Lane Campus, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield

We are seeking an individual to join the International recruitment team within the International Office. This role will be operationally responsible for delivering the University's corporate international agenda within the region, working closely with both internal and external stakeholders.

Main duties and responsibilities

Key duties include the delivery of sales targets and the performance of recruitment channels and assisting in implementing the international student recruitment strategy in the region. You will support the development of strategically focused regional plans that communicate the priorities and opportunities as well as the development of channels within the region, providing market intelligence and knowledge to both schools of study and the rest of the international team.

Skills and experience required

You will have a proven record of successfully working in a comparable international or sales role and be able to demonstrate that you can achieve international sales targets. Along with evidence of commercial acumen, you will have strong organisational and IT skills with strong personable and communication skills, both written and verbal. Proven knowledge of the issues surrounding international student recruitment in East and South East Asia is also essential. You should be committed to providing excellent service standards and build relationships with people from a range of environments, cultures and backgrounds.

The ability to speak a relevant second language would all be desirable.

Qualifications Required

Minimum of degree level, hold an equivalent qualification, or have extensive experience or proven professional work experience.

Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria. Please attach a personal statement showing clearly how your skills and experience match the Person Specification.

We regret that we are unable to offer UKVI sponsorship for this post; applicants will either hold UK Right to Work, or demonstrate access to UK Right to Work, before an offer is made.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: Kamen Yau, Regional Manager East and South East Asia.

Email: [email protected] Phone: 07789944767

Closing Date: 26 May 2024

Interview date: TBC

Reference number: 056096

Date advert placed: 10 May 2024

Our vision is to transform lives: UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics and recognise there are different ways applicants may achieve the criteria in this document. We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave, flexible location opportunities within the UK, discounted Sports Village memberships and free Active Staff sessions, personal and professional development, and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts

Job details


International Officer


University of Hertfordshire


United Kingdom


May 11, 2024

Application deadline

May 26, 2024

Job type



Business and Economics,Education,Political Science

About the employer

Formerly recognized as Hatfield Technical College, University of Hertfordshire is a public university which was established in the year 1952. This university primarily developed its roots in aeronautical engineering. In the year 1961, it was given the status of a regional college by the Ministry of Education. The British Government granted this college the university status in the year 1992. The university has multiple research centres in various fields including health and human sciences, arts and humanities and science and technology.

The University of Hertfordshire has two campuses, namely De Havilland and College Lane, which are spread across sprawling premises. The campuses offer on-campus accommodation to the students and are equipped with many first-class facilities such as a gym, central hub and social spaces. They also have sports facilities, including a pool and a climbing wall. De Haville Campus opened in the year 2005 and is provided with a computer centre, library and resource centre. Both the campuses are accessible by bus and trains. The university offers bus services to the students called Uno. Uno provides safe rides to the students and staff members at a discounted rate. The university has many educational spots, including a creative art gallery, biology lab, aerospace lab, simulation wards, observatory and a law building.

This university offers placement opportunities in many areas such as business, creative arts, physics, maths and law. According to the Complete University Guide 2015, it has the lowest rate of 'student relevant' crimes. The Trident Media Radio is the campus radio operated by the students. This university has a plethora of partners. Some of them are McGill University Canada, University of Okhalama and James Cook University. The university has developed many notable alumni that are doing successfully in their fields. Tony Banham is the Founder of Hong Kong War Diary Project. Helen Lederer is a famous actress and comedian. Minister of International Trade and Industry of Malaysia, Darell Leikin graduated from the University of Hertfordshire. Chris Gubbey is Auto Executive for General Motors. Upen Patel is an acclaimed film actor and a model. BBC presenter, Kate Bellingham is a renowned alumnus of this university. In addition, it has also produced many eminent sports personalities such as Ajaz Akhtar, who is a British cricketer and Noah Cato, who is a rugby union player.

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