International Recruitment Administrator

United Kingdom
Aug 01, 2018
Oct 30, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Main duties include:
  • Manage a programme of overseas visits for line managers or their representatives (e.g. academic colleagues) in a named recruitment region
  • Provide high level administrative support to the line managers in a named recruitment region and act as the main point of contact when they are out of the office.
  • Finance: management of a named regional recruitment budget
  • Information Management and other enquiries
  • Event management
  • Support for other recruitment-related activities


Level of knowledge and/or educational qualifications required:

  • Good general education to at least GCSE level, including a good pass in English, and also in mathematics, or other evidence of numeracy
  • Proficiency in word processing
  • Computer literacy, including experience of electronic communications as well as Word processing, database and spreadsheet packages
  • Experience of administering complicated budgets and familiarity with foreign payments and transactions are essential


Skills/Attributes required:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, to be able to deal with contacts at all levels, whether dealing with students, academic staff, or external contacts such as vice-chancellors/embassy officials
  • Good oral (including tactful and confident telephone manner) and written communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational abilities to manage a demanding workload
  • Ability to work on own initiative, manage time effectively, progress tasks concurrently and work to deadlines
  • Computer-literate: articulate, confident and competent in the use of database systems, electronic communications, spreadsheets
  • Cultural sensitivity: awareness of the international perspective of the work of the department in terms of the diversity of the student body and our relationships with overseas organisations.
  • Event management experience


Level of previous experience required:

Significant prior administrative experience in a busy office; familiarity with an academic and/or marketing environment would be advantageous.

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