Placement Officer

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary See description

Updated 2 days ago

Reference 1419353

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Placement Officer based in Belfast.

Placement Officer

Ref: 19/107544

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.

The post holder will form part of the Queen’s Management School Placement Team. The post holder will take responsibility for supporting the Placement Team to ensure that services are efficient, effective and adaptive to changing circumstances. The role will involve assisting and supporting the Placement Coordinators with managing the overall placement cycle, developing common systems and standardised processes on best practice and ensuring that relevant legislation, University regulations and procedures are adhered to.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Education to a degree level or equivalent and a minimum of 2 years recent relevant administrative experience.


Relevant academic or vocational qualifications  and at least 5 years relevant senior administrative experience

  • Relevant experience of working with university students and relevant stakeholders.
  • Comprehensive working knowledge and understanding of employability practices and procedures.
  • A proven track record of managing projects demanding a high level of accuracy and delivering successfully to very tight deadlines under pressure.
  • Knowledge of systems and processes used in customer service or office environment.
  • Ability to manage resources and staff
  • Appropriate analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to assimilate, interpret and present complex information coherently and effectively.
  • Excellent organisational and prioritising skills.
  • Excellent IT skills with strong knowledge of relevant IT packages.

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: Wednesday 17 July 2019

Salary scale: £27,831 – £32,236 per annum (potential to progress to £35,210 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