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Team Leader - UCL Faculty of Engineering

Reference: 000694

Location: London

Posted: 27 January 2017

Apply by: 19 February 2017

Description:

The Careers Group, University of London is an expertise-led, collaborative membership organisation, set up to serve predominantly, but not exclusively, the member institutions of the University of London.

The Group comprises the careers services of City University London, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Goldsmiths University of London, Heythrop College, King’s College London, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Queen Mary University of London, Royal Holloway University of London, the Royal Veterinary College, SOAS, St George’s Medical School, St Mary’s University and UCL. There is additional provision for the School of Advanced Study, the Institute of Cancer Research, Glasgow Caledonian University London and QA Higher Education. All the institutional services are closely aligned to the learning and teaching, student experience, employability and enterprise strategies of the institutions that they serve.

We are seeking to appoint a Careers Service Team Leader for the UCL Faculty of Engineering, within UCL Careers.

This role will be a member of the College Careers Service Leadership Team at UCL, and is responsible for the strategic direction, leadership and operational management of the UCL Faculty of Engineering Careers team.

The role holder will be responsible for leading and managing a team of careers professionals working within UCL Faculty of Engineering across various functions, including employer engagement, student guidance and sourcing internships and vacancies. UCL’s Faculty of Engineering has over 4,000 students at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels, studying within eleven academic departments. The Faculty undertakes research and training across a range of disciplines on a global scale and is renowned for being at the cutting edge of the discipline.

The mission of UCL Careers is to support students and recent graduates with all aspects of careers education and to connect with a wide range of relevant graduate employers. UCL Careers is part of The Careers Group, University of London, which is an expertise-led, collaborative membership organisation, set up to serve predominantly, but not exclusively, the member institutions of the University of London.

The successful candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and have good knowledge and experience working within Higher Education, careers, recruitment or other related sectors, as well as sound knowledge of the UK graduate labour market.

The candidate should have excellent interpersonal skills and the proven ability to develop effective relationships at all levels, as well as tenacity and drive to achieve outcomes. People management skills are desirable as managing a multi-functional team will form a considerable part of this role.

How to apply

Please apply for this role by completing the Application Form and uploading your responses to our Additional Questions as an attachment to your application.

Timeframe

The application deadline for this role is midnight on Sunday 19th February 2017.

The application deadline for this role is midnight on Sunday, 19th February 2017.

The interviews will take place at UCL on the following dates:

  • First round: Thursday, 2 March 2017 
  • Final round: Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Package:
We have a generous annual leave, pension scheme and training and development opportunities.