Placement Officer

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary See description

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1419354

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Placement Officer based in Belfast.


Placement Officer

Ref: 19/107543

Queen’s Management School

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 3,700 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.

Queen’s Management School is one of the top business schools in the UK and Ireland and prides itself on offering a world-class range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programme in Accounting, Economics, Finance and Management. A globally renowned centre of education and research, it enjoys close links with the business community, a dedicated placement office and a financial trading room.

To work within the Management School Placement Team the post holder will be required to generate and to sustain quality placements and to embed placement learning as part of the curriculum and support students through the placement process.  The Placement Officer initiates, negotiates and maintains relationships between QUB and a portfolio of national and international organisations. 

The successful candidate will have:

  • A Primary or higher degree
  • 3 years recent relevant experience in the following:
  • Working with students and employers
  • Sourcing, developing and managing placement provision of at least 3 months in length.
  • Experience of HE/FE and the student learning experience
  • Building relationships with employers and other relevant stakeholders in the development of student employability
  • Experience working with students with additional/complex needs in a supportive capacity.
  • Experience of assessing graded work for submission to an Awarding Body.
  • Experience of working in the education/training sector, including delivery of teaching/training
  • Exceptional IT skills with strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience of analysing complex information and contributing towards decision making.
  • A comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the rapidly changing operation and culture of higher education and, in particular, of developments which impact on the work-related learning experience

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link by clicking apply. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria on your application form

Further information about the School can be found on our website.

Anticipated interview date: Friday 2 August 2019

Salary scale: £33,199 – £39,610 per annum (potential to progress to £43,266 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)

To apply please click on the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to the company website.

Closing date: Monday 1 July 2019

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit.  It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability