Director International and Projects Support
Manukau Institute of Technology
Otara, NZ
1d ago

This is a unique opportunity to tell MIT's compelling story on the international stage

We are passionate, we are genuine, we are honest and we care for others in order to nurture their ability to achieve - Manaakitanga - We are Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT).

MIT recognises the special obligation we have to serve the people, communities and employers of South Auckland and that achieving excellence in tertiary education is critical to both our mission and to the future economic and social prosperity of NZ.

Working in consultation with MIT's Leadership Team, Deans and Heads of Departments you will be able to draw from your extensive experience in international marketing to identify key markets for programmes and the direction of MIT's internationalisation.

The International team of 13 support sales, student application and enrolment processing and provide pastoral support to students.

Importantly, this role will be responsible for ensuring MIT's compliance with the Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice.

Other key accountabilities include producing an international marketing and business plan, ensuring that the international office is providing students with exceptional service, liaison with a variety of Government departments and industry associations.

You will build key relationships with agents, international institutions and external regulatory bodies and co-ordinate visits from existing or potential partners to MIT.

To succeed in the role you will need to be :

  • An experienced leader of people with proven ability to create an engaged and high performance culture.
  • An International Sales and Marketing leader who is driven to meet sales targets and is able to identify and deliver new opportunities for MIT.
  • Able to lead complex operational processes through teams to deliver exceptional service to students and identify continuous improvement opportunities.
  • A consummate communicator who can engage and influence at a senior level and work in partnership with key stakeholders across the faculties and various business units bringing established national and international contacts.
  • Culture

    At MIT you will work with some incredible people who are passionate about the positive impact we make to the communities we serve.

    We offer a work environment which values genuine people who care for others, are well-connected, open and approachable and strive for excellence in all we do.

    If you are excited by the role and feel you would fit well into our organisation, we would love to hear from you.

    Kua herea mātou ki te whai i te tūturutanga o Te Tiriti O Waitangi." We are committed to creating and maintaining a culturally sensitive work environment in relation to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

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    If you would like any further information please contact Shallu Tokas if you require further information on (09) 976 0221

    Applications will be reviewed as they come in and interviews may commence prior to the close date on Monday, 27th September 2021 so don't delay making an application.

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