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Regional Recruitment Manager

University of South Wales

Dubai, UAE

Ref: SP070-01

Job description / Role

USW International
Regional Recruitment Manager - USW Dubai
Competitive Pay Package
Appointment will be made to the minimum of the scale
Fixed term contract (2 years)

USW International is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and proactive Regional Recruitment Manager to join the busy and dynamic International Recruitment team. Reporting to one of USW International’s International Managers, you will play a key strategic role in developing and implementing the University’s international marketing and recruitment strategy with specific focus on recruitment to USW’s Dubai campus. The post-holder will be expected to innovate and forge partnerships and work with agents, schools, colleges and other stakeholders in the GCC providing information, advice and guidance and delivering presentations to agents, students, parents and teachers, and generating new recruitment leads for the University of South Wales’ Dubai campus.
This position will be based at USW’s campus in Dubai South and involve extensive travel within the UAE and the wider GCC region, therefore knowledge of the area is essential for this position. The post holder will also be required to visit the University’s UK campuses as required.

The Regional Recruitment Manager will be a regional specialist for student recruitment to USW’s Dubai campus. The post-holder will initiate and develop links with schools, colleges and other stakeholders across the GCC through visits, presentations, events and other communications and evaluate the effectiveness of these links. They will also work face to face with students at Open Days at the campus to maximise the recruitment potential. The post holder will have an in-depth knowledge of the education system in the UAE and the potential for international universities delivering in-country.

The post-holder will work closely with the UK-based International Executive with responsibility for Dubai and the wider International Recruitment team. They will support the USW Dubai Marketing and Engagement Plan and will make a significant contribution to the development and implementation of an annual student recruitment plan based on the latest market intelligence and competitor analysis. The post holder will contribute to the development and implementation of an effective digital content strategy and social media campaigns, working in close cooperation with the Marketing and Student Recruitment team.


There is a strong liaison element to this role, which requires advanced negotiation skills and the ability to act as an advocate. You will be a graduate and a self-motivated individual with a strong attention to detail and understanding of other cultures. You will be able to deal with multiple demands concurrently and be able to prioritize your work independently and efficiently. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to maintain productive relationships and provide creative, innovative and competitive ways of securing international enrollments for the University.

This position is based at the Dubai Campus of the University of South Wales.
The terms and conditions of the post (including grade and salary) will be those of the University of South Wales.
Applications will be considered on submission and we reserve the right to close the job earlier if suitable candidates are appointed.

About the Company

A modern, ambitious university, the University of South Wales makes a real difference to the lives of students, staff and the communities which surround us. With campuses in Cardiff, Newport, Pontypridd and Dubai, the University is renowned for its partnerships with major employers.

Our industry connections and emphasis on equipping students with real world experiences make our graduates among the most employable in the UK, with 95%* of our students in employment or further study within six months of graduating. And throughout everything we do, we strive to stay true to our core values of being Professional, Responsive, Inspiring and Creative.

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