Student Work Placement Manager

London, United Kingdom
19 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
02 Mar 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Profile Student Support - Careers Service
Contract Type Permanent

Job Purpose

You will develop relationships with employers able to offer 6-month work placements to international students studying on MSc Management programmes with PDP.

You will maximize the numbers of students securing meaningful placements through preparation of students with the skills, knowledge and professional & personal attributes needed to submit a professional CV, be interviewed and subsequently placed successfully.

You will deliver curriculum sessions to MSc and iMBA students on preparation for work as part of PDP/ESAP modules.

You will support the employability Team contribution to cross-University employability projects and service improvement initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

Please refer to full Job Description for further details on the key responsibilities.

Department University Education Services - Careers & Pro Bono
Vacancy location Location UK, London, London Shepherd's Bush

Candidate Criteria

With previous work experience in a relevant professional field (careers, work placement services, apprenticeships, graduate recruitment, HR), you will have a strong understanding of the graduate recruitment market and assessment/selection recruitment practices of employers.

You will have strong experience of building and developing excellent relationships with clients and you can easily build rapport, trust and confidence.

You will have significant experience of teaching in large and small groups and be able to work collaboratively across multiple teams.

Your excellent planning and time management skills will enable you to thrive whilst working under competing pressures and meeting deadlines.

Your initiative and strong problem-solving skills will allow you to identify issues and provide workable solutions.

Please note that occasional business travel to other London centres, Birmingham and Manchester may be required.

Employment Details

Contract Hours 37.50
FTE 1.00
Salary Competitive

Full Job Description

Professional Development Manager (Placements) JD & Guide.pdf (769 Kb)

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