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Careers Consultant – Two positions

  1. Mon 24 Jul

    Closing Date: July 24, 2017

    Organisation: BPP Professional Education Group

    Employment type: 1 x full time, 1 x part time

    Location: Holborn and Waterloo, London

    Salary range:
    Competitive

    For details and to apply please visit: https://www.jobtrain.co.uk/bpp/default.aspx

    Additional Information:

    Who we are 

    The BPP Professional Education Group is a global education provider delivering world-class professional qualifications. The group delivers undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes and professional qualifications across the UK, internationally and through innovative online learning platforms. 

    BPP University is the UK’s only university solely dedicated to business and the professions. We are dedicated to preparing students for a professional career and our programmes are designed in partnership with employers and respected professionals in the fields of law, business, finance and health. 

    What you’ll do 

    You will provide a range of careers guidance activities, including one to one support, workshops and presentations, to law and health postgraduate and undergraduate students. 

    You will provide key services across London Law School and the School of Health including but not limited to: 

    • one-to-one appointments and drop-ins (in person and online) 
    • responding to email and CareerHub requests including quick queries and document reviews within agreed timescales
    • a range of careers workshops and other activities, both within academic programmes and independently 
    • take a lead role on agreed development projects and specialist initiatives, including Lead Responsibilities – these include our Employability Award and work with our School of Health students 
    • developing relationships with employers in order to promote CareerHub registration, create mentoring and placement opportunities, involvement in employer talks, attendance at careers fairs and supplying job vacancies 
    • promoting the service to potential students through open days, to current staff and students, and to employers 
    • involving tutors in mock interviews 
    • providing consultancy to academic colleagues in preparing their students for working life 

    Role requirements 

    You will have experience of working within a university Careers Service, careers guidance services or graduate recruitment, together with an understanding of the relevant recruitment markets and employer practices for graduate and postgraduate students. 

    The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal, negotiation and networking skills in communicating with a range of students and clients. 

    You will have excellent organisational and time management skills, experience of delivering services on a one-to-one basis as well as to groups, and proven ability of using your initiative and working under pressure. Knowledge of the legal recruitment market and the aspirations of Law students is desirable as is experience of working with international students or clients.  The successful applicant will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check. 

    The successful applicant will on occasion need to work one evening per week in return for time off in lieu. S/he will also be required to work occasional weekends or another (second) weekday evening - for this overtime will be paid. 

    Interviews are expected to take place on Monday 31 July

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