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Student Consultancy Programme Coordinator

Queen Mary University of London - Student & Academic Services - Careers & Enterprise

Location: London
Salary: £34,733 to £40,797 per annum incl. London allowance (grade 4).
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 4th August 2022
Closes: 29th August 2022
Job Ref: QMUL29668
 

About the role

Our award-winning student consultancy programme has been running since 2015. It places interdisciplinary teams of students into mini consultancy projects in businesses and charities. Organisations are able to solve a business challenge while providing a real-life opportunity where students can apply their knowledge and skills and develop their social capital. In addition the students receive pre-project training, project coaching and a post-project ‘debrief’ session from Careers and Enterprise staff, ensuring participants are able to reflect on and apply learning from their experience. 

The post holder will be responsible for working collaboratively with the other two Programme Coordinators to coordinate the student consultancy programme by initiating and managing relationships with host businesses and charities as well as training and supporting students to complete their consultancy projects.

About you

We’re looking for a collaborative team worker who has experience securing employer and/or charity involvement in universities, preferably in a student placement role. You will be skilled at initiating and maintaining stakeholder relationships and passionate about supporting students to build their employability.

About the department

The Careers and Enterprise Team’s mission is to develop the employability of Queen Mary University of London students from their arrival at the University until two years after graduation. The team consists of 53fte staff, working in partnership with academic schools and employers to provide an inclusive portfolio of careers support and opportunities to Queen Mary students and graduates.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

Benefits

We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is a full time permanent appointment. The starting salary will be Grade 4, in the range of £34,733-£40,797 per annum inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as men as this group is underrepresented at this level at Queen Mary.

To further details and to apply for the role, please click the ‘further details and to apply’ button below.

Informal enquires can be directed to Lindsey Shirah, Employability & Student Development Programmes Manager, via l.shirah@qmul.ac.uk

The closing date for applications is 21August 2022

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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