Employer Engagement Officer

Docklands, London
starting from £35,155 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
Oct 21, 2021
End of advertisement period
Nov 11, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

This role is based in the Careers and Student Enterprise Service which is the career, employability and enterprise nucleus of the University of East London. The goal of the Service is to support every student to achieve academically, gain the skills for the 21st century workforce, and build direct pathways to employment. The Service’s mindset has innovation and creativity at its core. In order to improve progression, retention and graduate outcomes, the Service utilises cutting edge technology and research, which has shown impact on our students’ satisfaction, behaviour and outcomes. This is a one-of-a-kind department with highly motivated staff and a high level of quality within the products produced. 

The Employer Engagement Officer will be responsible for building relationships with employers to bring opportunities and support to University of East London, and for the development, administration, promotion, delivery and evaluation of the UEL’s placement, internship programmes and graduate schemes, ensuring that students and graduates have the knowledge, skills and experience to secure graduate level employment. The Employer Engagement Officer will also take the lead in communicating and marketing to students, relevant staff, employers and other external organisations, in planning and delivering events and fairs, and will provide feedback on employer needs to the University.  

We are looking for forward-thinking, innovative, curious, high-energy, self-aware people who are passionate about making a positive difference and who will thrive in an inclusive and diverse University community who are never not moving forwards.  

The University of East London is one of the most diverse and vibrant universities in the global capital. Our pioneering and forward-thinking vision is making a positive and significant impact to the communities we serve, inspiring both our staff and students to reach their full potential.   

Born in 1898 to serve the skills needs of the 2nd industrial revolution, the University of East London has commenced Year 3 of its transformational 10-year Vision 2028 strategic plan led by our Vice-Chancellor & President, Professor Amanda Broderick, to advance Industry 4.0 careers-1st education. We have a clear route-map to provide a springboard for the jobs and opportunities of the future; drive diversity in the 4.0 talent pipeline - working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found; and to create an inclusive and sustainable, green future.  

If you are looking to build your career in a dynamic, inclusive and performance-focused team and are inspired by our environment and drive for success, we want you to apply to join the University of East London. We are looking for inspirational individuals who have a passion to make a positive difference to people and planet, creating a more sustainable future for everyone.   

A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by UEL Professional Services Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of UEL. Employees of UEL Professional Services Ltd work alongside UEL colleagues in delivery of UEL’s mission, and UEL Professional Services Ltd will adopt UEL HR policies and procedures in full. Further detail regarding employment benefits can be found at the employee benefits section of our recruitment pages.

CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.

At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.

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