Employer Engagement and Business Development Manager

University of Leeds
May 06, 2024
Offerd Salary:£37,099 - £44,263
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Employer Engagement and Business Development Manager

Salary: Grade 7 (£37,099 - £44,263 p.a. depending on experience)

This role will be based on the university campus, with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner. We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements.

This role is for fixed term period of 12 months.

We are looking for an engaging, result-oriented and ambitious individual who can enhance our reputation and profile with employers and organisations. This role involves leading a busy employer engagement team to co-ordinate a series of on-campus and virtual events and working closely with a range of internal and external stakeholders.

The University of Leeds is one of the top 75 universities in the world. We have a truly global community, with more than 39,000 students from 170 different countries and over 9,000 staff of 100 different nationalities. Established in 1904, we have a strong tradition of academic excellence, reflected in first-class student education, along with world-leading research that has a real impact around the globe.

Reporting to the Deputy Head of Global Opportunities, you will be responsible for building and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships with employers and organisations to enhance the student experience and graduate prospects of all students. Leading a team delivering a range of employer activities, this role will co-ordinate relationships with key internal stakeholders to ensure existing partnerships are leveraged and new ones are being created. You will be also co-leading the business and partnership development framework to ensure we are developing and progressing our relationships with key sectors and organisations.

What we offer in return:

26 days holiday plus approx.16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – That's 42 days a year!

Generous pension scheme plus life assurance.

Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.

Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team.

Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.

And much more!

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Ben Oldham - Head of Global Opportunities, Employability and Work Placements

Email: [email protected]

Location: Leeds - Main Campus

Faculty/Service: Student Education Service School/Institute: Global Opportunities Category: Professional & Managerial Grade: Grade 7 Salary: £37,099 to £44,263 per annum Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Fixed Term (12 months because there is a need for temporary replacement cover) Release Date: Friday 19 April 2024 Closing Date: Monday 06 May 2024 Reference: SESGO1018

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