GRADUATE INFORMATION OFFICERS – FLUENT IN EITHER ARABIC, CHINESE, SPANISH OR ITALIAN - CHELTENHAM

Recruiter
Location
Cheltenham
Salary
£20k, plus benefits
Posted
27 Sep 2016
Closes
27 Oct 2016

Organisation: UK NARIC

Location: Cheltenham

Hours of Work: 8.30am – 17.00pm or 9.00am – 17.30pm

Starting Salary: £20k, plus benefits

UK NARIC is the UK’s National Agency responsible for providing information and expert advice on international qualifications and skills.  Do you have what it takes to build a career in a challenging and busy international environment, constantly learning, being flexible and adaptable, applying your skills and expertise to research, business development, administration, training and project work?  Then we would like to hear from you.

You must be educated to degree level and have fluent verbal and written language skills in English and either:

  • Mandarin Chinese ideally with another Asian Language
  • Arabic ideally with French
  • Spanish ideally with Italian

And

  • An additional foreign language competency would be an advantage. 
  • Experience as a teacher or trainer
  • Experience of field work
  • Experience of overseas working

You must be able to:

  • travel and work overseas for up to three months of the year

Job Role

We are expanding and building a team of people who can be flexible and adaptable and who are capable of:

  • Field Work, able to build up and maintain a network of overseas contacts through which business can develop
  • Education research work
  • Administration
  • Assisting with the international qualifications recognition process;
  • Assisting with the developing and delivery of training
  • Developing knowledge of overseas education and the UK education system;

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Please Note: Applicants MUST hold a current permit or visa showing their right to work and reside in the UK on a permanent basis.

Essential

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s, Postgraduate, or  Master’s degree from a UK University

Desirable

Other professional qualifications

Essential

Skills/Attributes

Fluent verbal and written language skills in English minimum level acceptable IELTS 6.5

Fluent verbal and written language skills in

  • Mandarin Chinese ideally with another Asian Language
  • Arabic ideally with French
  • Spanish ideally with Italian

Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

Good attention to detail and the ability to time manage and organise work efficiently to meet set targets

Motivated, positive, enthusiastic, flexible, adaptable, thrives on change, and enjoys continuously learning

Excellent team working skills

Desirable

Other foreign language competence

A thorough understanding of UK and international education systems

Project working

Presentation skills

Training development and delivery skills

Business development skills

Experience

Essential

IT literate, particularly with regard to Word, Excel and data input to information databases

Experience of working successfully to deadlines and high quality standards

Desirable

IT Literacy in Microsoft PowerPoint and CRM

Experience of working overseas

Applications should be submitted in the Europass CV format detailing full employment and education history, with a covering letter and details of two referees.

Closing Date: Friday 28th October 2016

Interview Date:  Wednesday 9th November 2016

Interview Venue: UK NARIC Offices, Oriel House, Oriel Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 1XP, UK

Please note we do not conduct interviews and selection testing remotely.