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Senior Careers Consultant

London (Greater)
Closing date
22 Apr 2024

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This position is a 12-month contract and both part-time and full-time applicants will be considered.

The position will deliver an excellent quality careers provision for our postgraduate students who are mainly early careers jobseekers and often international students, exploring one of their first significant professional career steps. The position focuses predominantly on finance programmes and will also support other programmes from our MSc offering.

The position will engage with students, offering high quality advice and guidance through 1:1 consultations, small group sessions and large workshops and will be responsible for the creation of materials, signposting to opportunities and further Careers access and the delivery of high-quality materials.

Our Senior Careers Consultants strive for the progression of Career Education in our student learning journey, and this position will liaise with and support academic colleagues as we continue to embed careers within the curriculum and evolve the provision to be present throughout every student’s journey. King’s Business School looks to develop our students with knowledge, experience, skills and attributes for future success, and Careers contributes to the student’s development across all these areas. 

This position suits someone who is strategically minded, data driven and passionate about preparing and supporting young people for the world of work and all this entails. They can work across multiple student groups and demographics with equality, accessibility and quality being forefront of their provision.

Candidates would be required to work in a hybrid role expect to work both on campus and remotely for this role. There is a requirement for 2 days per week on campus with additional days being optional to candidate preference. 


King's College London is one of the top 20 universities in the world and among the oldest in England. King's has more than 27,600 students (of whom nearly 10,500 are graduate students) from some 150 countries worldwide, and some 6,800 staff.

King's has an outstanding reputation for world-class teaching and cutting-edge research. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) King’s was ranked 6th nationally in the ‘power’ ranking, which takes into account both the quality and quantity of research activity, and 7th for quality according to Times Higher Education rankings. Eighty-four per cent of research at King’s was deemed ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ (3* and 4*). The university is in the top seven UK universities for research earnings and has an overall annual income of more than £684 million.

King's has a particularly distinguished reputation in the humanities, law, the sciences (including a wide range of health areas such as psychiatry, medicine, nursing and dentistry) and social sciences including international affairs. It has played a major role in many of the advances that have shaped modern life, such as the discovery of the structure of DNA and research that led to the development of radio, television, mobile phones and radar.

King's College London and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts are part of King's Health Partners. King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC) is a pioneering global collaboration between one of the world's leading research-led universities and three of London's most successful NHS Foundation Trusts, including leading teaching hospitals and comprehensive mental health services. For more information, visit:

King’s £600 million campaign, World questions|KING’s answers, has delivered huge global impact in areas where King’s has particular expertise. Philanthropic support has funded new research to save young lives at Evelina London Children’s Hospital; established the King’s Dickson Poon School of Law as a worldwide leader in transnational law; built a new Cancer Centre at Guy’s Hospital; allowed unique collaboration between leading neuroscientists to fast-track new treatments for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, motor neurone disease, depression and schizophrenia at the new Maurice Wohl Clinical Neuroscience Institute; created the Cicely Saunders Institute: the first academic institution in the world dedicated to palliative care, and supported the King’s Sierra Leone Partnership in the Ebola crisis. Donations provide over 300 of the most promising students with scholarships and bursaries each year. More information about the campaign is available at

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