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International Programme Manager

Students Union UCL
London (Central), London (Greater)
£42,099 -£50,585 per annum (inclusive of London allowance)
Closing date
10 Jun 2024

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International Development
Full Time
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Do you have experience of running successful projects in different countries and/or across cultural boundaries? Do you have experience of working across teams and managing complex multi-stakeholder projects?

We are looking for an International Programme Manager to oversee Students’ Union UCL’s cultural celebrations programme, including expanding and developing our annual flagship International Festival. They will lead on the development and delivery of new projects including a series international volunteering opportunities and the launch of the Union’s UK Visits programme, enabling UCL’s student community to develop skills that will complement their studies and make cross-cultural friendships. The International Programme Manager will also work with the Head of Intercultural Engagement to create new and develop existing relationships with overseas partners, creating opportunities for students to gain life changing experiences through co-curricular activities. The post holder will be central to driving forward an exciting programme of activity that fosters personal growth, connection, and community through extraordinary intercultural experiences.

This is an exciting role in a unique organisation.  Our vision is to provide an outstanding experience for all UCL students and to be one of the best students’ unions in the UK and the world.  We aim to build a vibrant and empowered student community with real influence in UCL and beyond, that enables students to enjoy their time at university; pursue their interests and passions; see the world in new ways; and develop the skills and experience to change the world for the better.

We are a registered charity employing over 100 career staff and 300 student staff, delivering a wide range of services and representative functions for UCL students. We have the widest portfolio of services of any student organisation in the country, managing UCL’s extracurricular programmes for sport, music, drama, dance, media, volunteering, academic societies and intercultural engagement; providing a wide range of fantastic social spaces; leading on student democracy and representation across UCL; and offering excellent student support services.

It's an exciting time to join our growing organisation as we lead the delivery of UCL’s groundbreaking new Student Life Strategy. This is enabling us to build more programmes to improve students’ mental and physical wellbeing, promote genuine equity for all, build students’ skills and confidence, develop their international connections and intercultural skills, and make a real contribution to our local community.

We support hybrid working. Excellent benefits including defined benefit pension scheme and generous holiday entitlement. We are proud of high levels of staff engagement and pride ourselves on being a great place to work.



We’re your route to more than 360 Clubs and Societies, countless volunteering opportunitiespart-time jobs that fit around your studies, events, great places to eat, drink and chill in, an Advice Service when you need it, and if you want to make lasting change at UCL, we can help you do that too. As a student at UCL, you’ve got access to all the wonderful things we have to offer, it’s automatic, and we can help you make the most of it.

We're also a registered charity, governed by a Board of Trustees. Find out more about our trustees. You can also view our Accounts and Annual Returns on the Charity Commission website.

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25 Gordon Street

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