Business Development Manager

University College London - UCL Careers Department

UCL Careers provides a wide variety of careers information, one-to-one guidance and events for current UCL students, staff and recent graduates. We also provide a wide range of recruitment solutions for employers or other organisations who are targeting UCL students and graduates. The Business Development Manager is a key role within UCL Careers, responsible for building new and maintaining current relationships with employers and external organisations, and designing effective strategies across UCL Careers for employer relationship management. As part of our expansion, the Business Development Manager will grow and diversify the events portfolio, working with our current employer contacts but also undertaking outreach with other organisations, particularly small and medium sized employers, and organisations who have global reach. The role holder will be a member of the UCL Careers Senior Management Team, contributing to the overall strategic and operational planning within the department. They will have responsibility for income generation as well as line managing staff with employer events and marketing remits.

This post is open-ended.

The role holder should have strong relationship building skills with a track record of proactively developing new business. Experience of working within or alongside the higher education sector is essential, coupled with excellent knowledge of graduate recruitment labour markets and national / international recruitment practices. The role holder should have experience of managing people but also be comfortable working as part of a wider team. Organisational skills are essential, with the ability to multi-task, prioritise own workload and remain calm under pressure.

UCL vacancy reference: 1691513

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Moira Good, PA to the Director, UCL Careers, ( m.good@ucl.ac.uk  or 020 3549 5942)

Closing Date: 26 November 2017

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23.59.

Interview Date: 11 December 2017

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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