Postgraduate Placement Liaison Officer

Medway, United Kingdom
£28,762 to £34,308 per annum
15 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
28 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

FES Professional Services

Location: Medway Campus
Salary: £28,762 to £34,308 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date: Tuesday 14 March 2023
Closing Date: Tuesday 28 March 2023
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 3507-E-E

The Faculty of Engineering & Science is one of four faculties at the University of Greenwich and is dedicated to inspirational learning, combining teaching with work placements and impactful research. We are seeking to recruit a Postgraduate Placement Liaison Officer to support our MSc with Industrial Practice Programmes and students.

The successful candidates will be passionate about careers, employability, and working with international students. Working with our external placement partners, you will help guide students through their employability journey to successfully secure a one-year placement, providing confidential, sympathetic, and helpful advice before, during, and after the placement.

The post holder will oversee the approval and rejection of proposed placements, ensuring the placement is compliant with UKVI and other University regulations. The role holder will be expected to help develop and establish MSc Industrial Practice strategy to include long term planning to enhance the student experience. 

This student facing role combines the need for excellent administrative skills, an organised approach, attention to detail, and the ability to develop good relationships with university students, staff, and our external placement partners.  

The successful candidates must hold a Degree level or relevant qualification and experience around student-careers and employability.

The Faculty of Engineering & Science is located on both Medway and Greenwich Campuses; however, the role will be located at Medway Campus.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact FES Head of Business Operations - Jacklyn Tubb on

Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission. 

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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