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Assistant Partnerships Manager (Ref:026)

Salary range: 
£27,924 - £30,497 per annum

Full time, 18-month fixed term contract (Covering internal secondment) 

We are pleased to be able to offer an exciting opportunity to join the University of Suffolk’s growing Partnerships Team. Sitting within the Directorate of Student Life and Registry Services and working closely with Schools and Professional Services Departments, the Partnerships Team is responsible for the development and management of the University’s academic partnership arrangements with a number of institutions and organisations based in the UK and internationally.  

The primary focus of the post holder will be supporting the University’s partnership with Global Banking School (GBS).  The post holder will also work closely with other teams around the organisation to support the delivery of processes and policies when they relate to partnership students. These teams include Admissions, Student Records and the Office for Student Appeals, Complaints and Conduct (OSACC).  

The post holder will be a highly skilled administrator with experience of working with multiple stakeholder groups and contributing to the delivery of an excellent student experience. The post holder will primarily be based at the University’s Ipswich campus, making regular visits to partner sites during the academic year.  

For informal enquiries or to discuss the role further please contact Lynne Illman, Partnerships Manager (  

Closing Date: Monday 27th September, 5pm

 Interview Date: Tuesday 5th October 2021 

We are actively committed to growing and supporting a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all backgrounds and communities. We particularly welcome applications from black and ethnic minority candidates and from candidates with a disability who are currently under-represented within our workforce. 

We consider flexible working requests for all our vacancies.

Closing date: 
Monday, September 27, 2021 - 17:00

How to apply:

  1. Read the Guidance Notes and Privacy Notice
  2. If you think you might need a visa to work in the UK, please check your eligibility here BEFORE you apply for the role.
  3. Fill in the Application Cover Sheet
  4. Fill in the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
  5. Attach a curriculum vitae and a covering letter setting out clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post

Please return them as Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) attachments by email to including the post title and reference number in the email subject heading.

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