The Recognition Managers contribute to the strategic priorities of the IB and the Global Recognition department by executing the Global Recognition strategy.
The IB seeks to be widely recognised by governments and universities across the globe to ensure that our IB students have a best opportunities afforded to them upon the completion of their IB studies.
The IB has relations with nearly 8,000 universities and nearly 200 different state and national level govenments, which it seeks to maintain and develop further. Supporting areas of stratgic development and engaging in areas of dispute.
The Recognition Managers are crucial in evidencing and demonstrating the strengths of the IB, in the local educational context.
There are two Recognition Managers in the Global Recognition Team who have similar roles and responsibilities, and each have a series of specific accountabilities shared evenly between the two.
oversee the accreditation of IB programmes and offerings by working with government and transnational agencies, education organizations, and various internal stakeholders to comply with regulatory requirements.
develop relationships with governments and universities to support the development of recognition
monitor policy trends affecting IB recognition and accreditation, and align accreditation efforts with IB’s overall strategic priorities for recognition and growth.
represent the IB as lead expert with resepct to recognition for each of the four IB programmes
develop tools which support the area Development and Recognition teams in their work to improve recognition on a country by country basis.
work closely to develop the recognition with other internal IB departments including; Curriculum Development, Research, Assessment, Professional Development and other areas of the Outreach and Conference team
Requirements: knowledge, skills and experience
At least 5 years of experience in an government, secondary education or higher education setting, with knowledge of at least one of the following fields; curriculum, recruitment, admissions or regualtion/accrediation
Ability to influence others through report writing and face-to-face discussion at a senior level
Ability to synthesis complex and technical information succinctly to non-technical audience
Excellent communications, writing and presentation skills, utilising IT effectively and appropriately
Excellent organizational skills with a strong ability to manage multiple projects within deadlines