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Faculty Careers and Employability Consultant

Careers & Employability Service

Location:  UK Other
Salary:  £42,155 to £53,353 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Wednesday 08 February 2023
Reference:  REG608022

The University of Nottingham is seeking an individual who works to high professional standards to lead the strategic development, management and delivery of careers and employability provision to the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. 

The successful candidate will be joining a large service which is committed to working together to combine the skills, insights and experience of teams working directly with students, academics, employers and other stakeholders, with those of our enabling teams to develop and deliver a consistently high level of service and professional standards.  

The successful candidate will be expected to drive collaborative and effective partnerships right across the University requiring liaison at a senior level with Faculty and School representatives. Working with colleagues from across the Careers and Employability Service, this is a role that will set the agenda for the Faculty Careers and Employability team and seeks to innovate to benefit our clients and exceed expectations of the Students, University, Academic Schools and Employers.  The person appointed will be responsible for managing a team of Careers and Employability colleagues to regularly review the delivery of careers education, information advice and guidance to ensure best use of resource in meeting schools and Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences aims.   You will also contribute to the overall operation and effectiveness of the Careers and Employability Service in support of University priorities.  

Candidates may be experienced in career development, professional development, HR, teaching or have significant relevant sector-based experience where they can demonstrate a track record of innovation, success and encouraging the achievements of others. Candidates should have proven leadership, operational management, strategic and business planning experience and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. The role will involve occasional evening and weekend work, according to the needs of the service. It will also require occasional travel around the UK.   

If you are excited by the opportunity that this role presents and are keen to play a key role in shaping the future success of the Careers and Employability Service, then we look forward to hearing from you.

The post is offered on a permanent contract. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours) ; however applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 29 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Gillian Murchie, Associate Director (Faculty Engagement) email: gillian.murchie@nottingham.ac.uk . Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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