School/Department Student experience
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Working hours 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible work will be considered.
Type of Contract Permanent
Salary The full-time starting salary is normally between £35,559 and £39,434 per year, with potential progression up to £48,855 per year
Apply by 08/14/2022
The Careers and Employability Service at Cranfield University welcomes applications from career development professionals with an understanding of employer engagement practices within higher education.
About the role
The MBA Employer Engagement Manager focuses on developing strategic and tactical corporate partnerships with organizations around the world, with the goal of promoting Cranfield’s MBA cohorts and supporting their transition into employment.
You will provide students with appropriate and up-to-date sector-specific guidance to help them achieve their goals and proactively help them identify their career plans, align their skills and self-awareness to develop and implement their strategies careers.
This is a fast-paced, deadline-driven position that requires business awareness, tenacity and a genuine desire to work collaboratively with employers, students, career team members and University stakeholders.
You hold a university degree or have significant, relevant and equivalent experience in the field of recruitment or business development and ideally a qualification in business studies, marketing or senior HR/recruitment.
You will know the requirements for undertaking an MBA/MSc, the profile of the people who study in this type of program and the employers who recruit them. You should have recent experience in providing specialist adult learning and guidance, as well as experience in managing graduate transitions to employment (e.g. recruitment or graduate development) in a business environment. You should have a strong interest in working with diverse cultural groups, and especially international students.
You will have up-to-date knowledge of current labor market and higher education trends for international students, as well as strong communication skills and able to demonstrate a commitment to improving the student experience.
As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unparalleled industry partnerships create world leaders in technology and management. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.
The Careers and Employability Service is an important part of the student experience support function. Our team has extensive real-world experience in coaching, recruiting, human resources and business development. We help students develop their personal career path, so they can find meaningful employment that uses their Cranfield qualification.
Our values and commitments
Our shared and stated values help define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Learn more here.
Our goal is to create and sustain a culture where everyone can work and study together and realize their full potential. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions program. We are also committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role. Learn more about our core commitments to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and Flexible Working here.
Collaboration and connection are integral to much of what we do. Our working environment offers many staff the opportunity to flexibly combine on-site and remote work, when roles allow, balancing the needs of our community of staff, students, customers and partners.
How to register
For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Penny Pickering, Careers and Employability Manager at (T): or (E): firstname.lastname@example.org
Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details on E: email@example.com. Please quote reference number 4159.
Deadline for receipt of applications: August 14, 2022