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Employer Engagement Officer

Student Services

Salary:   £33,826 to £38,803 per annum
Release Date:   Friday 12 November 2021
Closing Date:   Thursday 09 December 2021
Interview Date:   Friday 17 December 2021
Reference:   SS165

The University of West London (UWL) has been named University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021. The editor of the Guide has described UWL as “regularly among the top-performing universities’ and that we have ‘proved it is possible for a London-based institution to achieve outstanding levels of student satisfaction beyond other universities”. 

Over the last few years more than £150 million has been invested in our campus to create an inspiring social and learning environment for students. 

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The Department - 

Student Services is a large multi-disciplinary team that plays a crucial role in supporting our students. The advertised role is based within Employment Services which forms part of the Placement and Employment Service, who collectively engage with employers, students, academic schools, central service departments and regional, national, and international businesses in order expand the choice and quality of employment opportunities and enhance our students’ exposure to the world of work.

The Role - 

The University of west London are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Employer Engagement Officer to project lead important employer provisions and increase graduate-level employment. The successful candidate will support the development of our growing number of external industry employer relationships on behalf of the university. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing team and shape the next phase of development for the university Employment Service. The position is ideal for individuals who thrive in a cross-service, multi-stakeholder environment covering a range of industries and sectors. 

The role is centred on our mission to support UWL Students and Graduates to achieve graduate level employment and is an incredibly rewarding and varied position within the university. The successful candidate will enjoy brokering meaningful industry partnerships, lead on high-level institution-wide events, represent the university at a range of internal and external events, play a key role in launching our new graduate recruitment service and support its delivery with employer partners and recent graduates.

The Person -

We are particularly interested in individuals from a business development, relationship management or early careers (in-house or agency-side) background. The successful candidate will have excellent organisational skills, a demonstrable customer service ethos, and the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders in both written and verbal format. You will also have proficient IT skills including experience of using and customising CRM database systems to improve service delivery and manage priorities.  The position is an excellent opportunity to make a difference at a high performing modern and diverse London university. 

The role will suit individuals seeking a blend of responsibilities across business development, recruitment, user experience development, and public relations. Responsibilities also include supporting the attraction and assessment phases of the annual university graduate scheme and when required assist in the delivery our internal part-time jobs service for UWL students. 

How to Apply 

To apply click on ‘Apply Online’ and fill out the application form. Further information about the application process can be found here: 

Please email  if you need any assistance with the application process.

Interviews are expected to be held Wednesday 10 November 2021.

For informal enquiries about the position please contact: John Charlton, Employer Engagement Manager  

Additional Information 

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UWL is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter, and is a Disability Confident Employer as well as a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly those mentioned above to increase diversity in our workforce. 

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

This post is not available for UWL students.

This position does not meet the University criteria for Skilled Worker sponsorship

Previous applicants need not apply.

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