Aston University Current Job Opportunity – Apply Now!

Posted on :

27 Feb, 2023

Category :

Government Jobs in Nigeria

Aston University is the UK’s leading university for business and the professions. Founded in 1895 and a University since 1966, Aston University is internationally recognised for being a research-led University and known for its world-class teaching quality and strong industry partnerships, government and commerce. We are recruiting to fill the position below:





Job Title: Country Officer, West Africa
Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • The individual must provide evidence of working in a fast-paced and target-driven organization within the International education sector and delivering on ambitious growth targets.
  • He/she must possess the ability to take initiative and able to work with minimum supervision.
  • The role is critical to achieving our international goal of diversification in nationality, subject and level cohorts at Aston University.
  • You will have the chance to work in a friendly and highly professional international recruitment team

Responsibilities and KPI

  • Achieving 30% Growth in enrolment from the Agent Pipeline
  • Training and sharing updates with agents across the region
  • Developing new relationships and partnerships in new markets
  • Able to travel to overseas markets for university business
  • Consistently delivering to deadline and within the business timeline
  • Promoting Aston University in the most professional and efficient manner
  • Achieving 24-hour response time to emails from internal and external clients
  • Take the lead on new projects as assigned by the Regional Manager, Africa
  • Representing the University professionally at all events within Nigeria and overseas as may be assigned by the Regional Manager, Africa.
  • Delivering training at agent offices within the region
  • Actively contributing to a high conversion rate of direct applicants’ pipeline
  • Representing the University competently and in an acceptable manner at virtual and physical events including fairs, exhibitions, job fairs etc
  • Performing any other tasks that may be assigned by the Regional Manager, Africa.


  • Interested candidates should possess relevant qualifications
  • Minimum of 4 years of consistent and verifiable experience within the international student recruitment sector
  • Be a Good team player
  • Good and efficient customer service
  • Have a track record of exceeding sales and growth target
  • Strong people management skills
  • Excellent presentation skills and ability to demonstrate competence in hosting virtual and physical events
  • Excellent organizational skills and management
  • A good university degree with a postgraduate qualification is preferable
  • Possesses strong and impeccable character and integrity
  • Excellent email and oral literacy
  • A Good team player who can work and relate across a multi-disciplinary team
  • Able to travel at short notice and up to 10 weeks annually
  • Excellent report-writing skills.


    • Exposure to training and development opportunities
    • Visiting the UK for training purposes
    • Annual Health Care benefit
    • Paid annual leave
    • Attractive salary plus performance-related bonus.

To Apply:
Interested and qualified candidates should their CV and 3-paragraph cover letter in a single PDF attachment to using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Application Deadline:
2nd March, 2023.


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