Policy Officer (Americas)


28th November 2021

In the Policy Officer (Americas) role, you will act as our principal policy expert for the Americas region. This exciting role will offer the chance to work with senior government officials and policymakers, and the opportunity to develop your regional expertise and use this to support the international ambitions of our members. There may also be opportunities for travel in the future.

With a university degree, you will be a motivated, independent worker with a keen interest in higher education and the international dimensions of education and research policy. Competency in Spanish and/or Portuguese is an advantage.

You will be responsible for providing high-quality information, advice and guidance, developing and maintaining strong relationships with the higher education sector and working with policy makers both in the UK and the Americas. You will work collaboratively across the full range of UUKi’s core priorities to develop and deliver a programme of work that helps our members enhance their international profile and impact in the regions.

This is a fixed term maternity cover position, available to 16 September 2022.

Interviews are expected to take place in mid-December.


Please visit our website for further information and to apply online.

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