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Careers & Employability Advisor

The London Institute of Banking & Finance

Location: London
Salary: £25,000 to £27,000 per annum, depending on experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 12th September 2018
Closes: 21st September 2018

Hours:  Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Are you passionate about supporting students with their future careers?

Do you have a relevant careers, advice & guidance qualification or have you worked in recruitment before?

Do you want to join a growing University College that has been voted number 1 in London for Student Satisfaction and where 100% of students achieve employment or go on to further study after graduation?

If so, then apply for our Careers & Employability Advisor role at the London Institute of Banking and Finance. You will be joining a small and friendly team that is devoted in helping students studying on our Banking & Finance degrees.  

The London Institute of Banking & Finance is a leading provider of financial education and has been at the heart of the finance sector since 1879. We’re a specialist university college, providing undergraduate and postgraduate degrees for students aiming to pursue a career in banking and finance.

We are seeking a Careers & Employability Advisor to support the Head of Careers & Employability. The main focus of the role is to:

  • To support our undergraduate students in providing face to face careers advice to students studying on the first and second year of our full time degree programmes.
  • Delivering specific careers workshops to small audiences on CV and Cover Letters and other career management topics
  • Supporting the Head of Careers & Employability in working with employers and external agencies in identifying and sourcing  a range of opportunities for internships, placements and graduate jobs and other opportunities within the banking and wider financial services sector

To be successful in this role you’ll need to be good at providing careers advice and guidance, evidence by possession of professional qualification in this area or having 2+ years of direct recruitment experience. You’ll need to have a passion for helping students succeed and have superb communication skills as well as the confidence to deal with ambiguity and changing priorities. Finally, we are looking for someone who has an interest in Banking and Financial Services.

You also need to be confident at working across all levels in an organisation, and with different stakeholders.

As part of your salary and benefits package, you’ll receive:

  • Buddy scheme
  • Buying and selling of annual leave
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlements, which increase after 2 years’ service and after 5 years service
  • Employee assistance scheme
  • Employee Volunteering Scheme allowing one free day per year for volunteering
  • Exceptional absence days
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Free eyesight tests and vouchers towards the purchase of glasses
  • Life insurance
  • Medical insurance (dependent on job family)
  • Mentor scheme
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Paid time off for appointments
  • Pension plan
  • Perkbox membership offering employee benefits and discounts
  • Season ticket and health club interest-free loans
  • Service recognition
  • Social activities
  • Training and development opportunities

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To apply, please submit your CV with a covering letter to explaining your suitability for the role.

If you require further information about the post or how to apply please contact Please not application must be made online, any submitted directly via email will not be considered.

Closing date: 21 September 2018

Interviews: TBC

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