Senior Placements and Student Experience Officer

Egham, United Kingdom
£29,159 per annum - including London Allowance
11 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
01 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Careers and Employability

Location:      Egham
Salary:      £29,159 per annum - including London Allowance
Closing Date:      Wednesday 01 May 2019
Interview Date:      See advert

Full time, permanent

Applications are invited for the post of Senior Placements and Student Experience Officer in the Careers & Employability Service.

The Careers & Employability Service, located in the prestigious new Library & Student Services building at the heart of the campus, is responsible for delivering a wide range of employability services to all students and academic departments of Royal Holloway to improve student satisfaction and graduate destinations. The service provides over 20,000 employability interventions through an annual programme of organisation of work-based learning, on campus employer events, vacancy sourcing and promotion, the Royal Holloway Employability Award and targeted careers delivery in all academic departments.

Reporting to the Head of Placements and Student Experience, the post holder will have responsibility of planning, organising, delivering, marketing and reviewing work-based learning activities and programmes in collaboration with Academic Departments and Professional Services. They will ensure compliance with internal and external regulations and oversee the implementation of processes and procedures to improve efficiency of work-based learning activities offered by the Careers & Employability Service. Furthermore, the successful candidate will support the Student Experience Officers in the provision of excellent customer service delivery at the Help Desk. Increasing the number of students engaging with work experience that improves graduate employability is a strategic priority for the College, so the post-holder will join the Careers & Employability Service at an exciting period of ongoing investment.

The appointee will require a high level of planning and organisation skills and the ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects so that targets and deadlines are met. The successful candidate will have experience of developing effective internal and external networks to develop and enhance the provision of work-based learning activities and have an understanding of relevant legislation. Strong communication and analytical skills are also essential as is computer literacy in MS Office.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at:

Please quote the reference: 0419-137

Closing Date: Midnight, 1/05/2019

Interview Date: 22 May 2019 and 23 May 2019

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration and the pro-rata salary will not meet the minimum threshold set by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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