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Employer Liaison Officer

University of Aberdeen - Directorate of People

Location: Aberdeen
Salary: £33,199 to £39,610
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 9th November 2018
Closes: 14th December 2018
Job Ref: SUP120A

The Award-winning Careers Service at the University of Aberdeen is seeking an Employer Liaison Officer who will work collaboratively with colleagues in Careers/R&I/Alumni and wider University academic leads to develop and deliver an integrated strategy for broader employer engagement leading to measurable increases in career opportunities such as placements, and work based learning projects, for students.   

The successful candidate will be required to develop and deliver a comprehensive integrated strategy for the engagement of new and existing employers/professional bodies/external agencies locally, nationally and internationally. It will also be imperative for the successful candidate to extend the Career Service’s relationships with employers/professional bodies/external agencies through proactive business development and account management in key sectors and regional, national and global locations.

Recent innovations and successes include sector-leading online professional skills courses, an award winning internship programme, a wide range of employer-supported cocurricular initiatives and increasing student engagement levels year on year, particularly earlier year students. 

The post-holder will work collaboratively with colleagues in Careers/R&I/Alumni and wider University academic leads to develop and deliver an integrated strategy for broader employer engagement leading to measurable increases in career opportunities such as placements, and work based learning projects, for students.

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact Tracey Innes, Head of Careers 01224 273601 t.innes@abdn.ac.uk

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Mrs Innes

Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa. As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of financial maintenance and competency in English. Please do not hesitate to contact Heather Clark, HR Adviser on +44 (0)1224 273244 or email h.m.clark@abdn.ac.uk for further information.

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