International Affairs Officer Manager – BSBI Berlin (m/f/d)

Location: Alte Post · Karl-Marx-Straße 97-99 · 12043 Berlin Germany

About BSBI

Berlin School of Business and Innovation´s mission is to educate students to effectively shape the future and become excellent leaders of tomorrow in an ever-changing business world. It also aims to teach students to understand how businesses function and how economic success is generated. BSBI offers industry-relevant programs that focus on the development of practical entrepreneurial skills necessary for professional success. Located in the heart of Berlin, we are an international business school that offers academic excellence. We are a member of Global University Systems (GUS) and provide unlimited career opportunities for its students and staff.

Role Summary

The International Affairs Office Manager will ensure the provision of visa support to all registered BSBI students as well as compliance with all necessary visa regulations as per German law. This position reports to the Head of Student Services and Deputy Head of Operations.

In this role you will take ownership of the visa support and compliance reporting provided by BSBI. Your tasks and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Being the central point of contact for all student enquiries and complaints related to student visa and compliance This includes information about visas, blocked bank accounts and health insurance, as well as working rights and post-graduate residency options;
  • Managing BSBI’s existing partnership with SERS-RA GmbH, who provide immigration support services to students, and provide them with administrative support. Additionally, be a point of contact for partnerships with health insurance providers;
  • Corresponding with German authorities;
  • Direct line management of Visa and Compliance/International Affairs Officers;
  • Driving the development of BSBI’s visa support services and creating the strategy needed to meet its objectives;
  • Maintaining a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of students’ visa status to monitor compliance and ensure no student breaches visa regulations, taking action where needed;
  • Reporting students who are have not complied with visa regulations, have been withdrawn from BSBI, or received a visa to Germany but never formally registered with the college to the Berlin visa authorities;
  • Liaising with German embassies abroad upon request;
  • Be actively involved in the registration process ensuring student visas are correct, checked and uploaded into the student database in a timely fashion;
  • Assist in visa-related webinars.


Essential knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Attention to detail is a must in this position;
  • Previous work experience in an administrative position;
  • Previous work experience in customer service;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • Excellent language skills in English;
  • Native or near-native level of German.

Desired qualifications:

  • Previous experience in working with visa matters, German immigration offices and/or lawyers;
  • Previous managerial experience.

Other information

Start date: As soon as possible


  • An appreciative, collegial company culture and high professional standards;
  • A high degree of personal responsibility and creative freedom from day one;
  • The opportunity to contribute and develop your professional and personal strengths;
  • Direct cooperation with senior management;
  • A competitive salary;
  • A beautiful new campus in the heart of Berlin;
  • Regular team event.

How to apply

Please send your CV and letter of application here.

Candidates must have the right to work in Germany. BSBI is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.

The post holder may be asked to undertake different or additional duties in line with business requirements at the request of their line manager.

There is an expectation that all employees will maintain the values of the company and the Group it belongs to and will comply with the code of conduct as well as equality and diversity, health and safety and safeguarding policies.

We look forward to receiving your application!