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Head of Employer Engagement

Edinburgh Napier University - Student Future

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £50,132 to £58,089 Excellent Benefit Package
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 14th September 2018
Closes: 30th September 2018
Job Ref: 0000100000

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Head of Employer Engagement

At Edinburgh Napier University, we are passionate about ensuring our students find the right path for them. Our Student Futures team help support our students with a range of services, whether it’s finding the right role, identifying the right career, equipping students with the skills they need to thrive, or helping them into further study, our overall aim is to provide our student with a meaningful and personalised service.

We are also dedicated to creating and providing ways for our students to connect with employers and take their educational experience beyond the classroom. We do this by working in partnership with employers across a broad range of industries and sectors to provide our students with the opportunity to gain valuable experience within their subject area.

We are looking for a Head of Employer Engagement to lead a team of Employer Engagement Partners & the Recruitment team to ensure we are providing our students with an excellent student experience.

The Role

As Head of Employer Engagement you will be responsible for developing and implementing an employer engagement strategy, ensuring that we deliver effective employer engagement with employers and other key stakeholders who can offer our students and graduates careers.

You will develop our systems to manage information for employer engagement activities, internships, graduate jobs and placement practice including evaluation, monitoring, quality assurance and risk compliance in the UK and internationally.

This is an exciting new opportunity to lead and support the Employer Engagement Partners & Recruitment team with inspirational leadership, ensuring that you and your team are providing our students with an excellent student experience which will contribute to our brand and reputation as an applied institution.

For a detail list of requirements, you can read the full role profile here

Who We Are Looking For

You will have the following skills and experience:

  • Experience of developing and successfully implementing an employer engagement strategy
  • Experience of leading, motivating and engaging staff
  • Experience of working in a client management, consultancy and business development centric environment focused on growing student employability
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to manage change effectively

It would be desirable if you demonstrated the following:

  • Experience of managing employer or partner relationships
  • Experience of working within a recruitment environment

Benefits We Offer:

Salary: Grade 7, £50,132 - £58,089 per annum

Further Information about our benefits can be found here

Additional Information

Application Closing Date: 30th September 2018  

Edinburgh Napier University is committed to the creation of an inclusive culture 

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