International Officer (South East Asia & Australasia)


Job Responsibilities

The post holder will be working as part of the International Recruitment and Partnerships team and part of the larger External Relations Directorate at the University of Glasgow. The role will be based in Singapore and will report to the Regional Manager (SEA) (RM) who is also based in Singapore.

The postholder will work closely with the RM, International Recruitment Manager South and South East Asia (IRM SASEA) and the Senior International Officer South and South East Asia (SIO SASEA), and based in Glasgow, in meeting institutional and College targets in relation to the University’s international recruitment strategy and key performance indicators (KPIs).


Knowledge – Essential
- Degree level education in an English-speaking country
- Up to date knowledge of education systems and government policy in South East Asia and/or Australasia
- Up to date knowledge of the UK Higher Education system and application systems (e.g., UCAS)
- Some knowledge of broader external market environment

Knowledge – Desirable
- Degree level education in the UK
- Possess an understanding of the University of Glasgow
- In-depth knowledge of the University’s degree programmes and research strengths

Skills – Essential
- Working knowledge of databases, PowerPoint, Excel, Word and web-based research
- Excellent Communication and Interpersonal Skills
- Excellent analytic and problem-solving skills
- The ability to multi-task and discretion at all times
- A customer-focussed approach to work
- The ability to work as part of a team
- Excellent time management, administrative and organisational
- Self-motivation and flexibility, able to work under own direction and initiative, and to a tight schedule
- Excellent Presentation skills
- Excellent English language

- Experience of public speaking
- Experience of market research

Experience – Essential
- At least 3 year’s experience with the above qualifications or evidence of progression and development gained through 4+ years relevant work experience
- Experience in a customer-facing role
- Experience of managing and processing data
- Experience of giving presentations to a wide range of audiences

- Experience of working in an Educational recruitment/marketing office
- Experience of working with international students and/or staff
- Experience of looking after budgets

About the Organization

We are a place where the synergy between our research and teaching inspires ambitious people to succeed. A place where inquiring minds can develop their ideas. A place where talented people are given the space to realise their dreams. Most importantly, we are open to the world. Our doors are open to the brightest minds, regardless of background, who wish to study at university. We are open to collaboration and the exchange of knowledge with other universities, government and business. To continue to be a world-class and progressive university, we are dedicated to bringing inspiring people together to change the world.

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