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Employer Engagement Officer

Oxford Business College

Location: Oxford
Salary: £20,000 to £26,500
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 5th December 2022
Closes: 18th December 2022
Job Ref: OBC05

Overview:

Working closely with the Head of Partnerships and Business Development, you will take an operational lead on delivering Oxford Business Colleges strategy for employer engagement.

Oxford Business College is one of the fastest growing and exciting companies within the UK’s Higher Education sector. Founded in 1985, today OBC delivers degree qualifications working in close partnership with multiple prestigious Universities, including Buckingham New University, University of West London and Ravensbourne University from across its campuses in Oxford, West London, Slough, Nottingham and Coventry.

You will work to identify and engage with businesses across the geographic areas that OBC has campuses to create opportunities that enhance the student experience throughout and beyond their studies.

Duties:

  • To maintain regular communication with employers in geographic areas OBC operates.
  • To promote employment and development opportunities to students throughout and beyond their studies.
  • To generate links with local and national employers that result in opportunities for OBC students.
  • To support students in preparing for employment by facilitating appropriate skills development sessions.
  • To attend and promote employment and careers events.
  • To coordinate and host events that improve students career prospects and opportunities for higher level employment with positive impact on graduate outcomes.
  • Develop and coordinate the positive work life balance campaign.
  • To lead on and work towards achievement of small business charter
  • To work with local enterprises partnerships
  • To create and present costed proposals for employer engagement activities with consideration for positive impact on student experience and graduate outcomes
  • To work with programme leaders and coordinators to ensure that relevant employability competencies are embedded into the curriculum
  • To support the academic teams to identify real world business projects
  • To attend and report to appropriate meetings and committees
  • Effective budget management of employer engagement events
  • To follow and comply with all OBC policies and health and safety

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