Careers Consultant

Job Description

Job summary

Fixed term for up to 12 months to cover maternity leave (starting ideally in April/May), this is an exciting opportunity to join a team of twelve Careers Consultants within Imperial College Business School Careers Service. This full-time position provides one-to-one student support as well as delivering small seminars and large lecture-theatre presentations to MSc and full-time MBA students.
Duties and responsibilities

Our students aspire to secure positions in top-tier global employers. It is the role of the Careers Consultant to support them to do this by helping them develop career goals and assisting them in all aspects of their job search – from developing their Personal Brand through to CVs, interview technique and negotiating offers.

With a focus on providing targeted support in sectors and industries that our students aim to work in, this roles will be part of the Finance Sector team. You will support students who are applying for roles in the Finance Sector by providing insights into recruitment trends and processes, typical pathways and labour market information within the sector. You will also contribute to building the team’s knowledge in this area by updating resources and materials.
Essential requirements

You will be experienced in and passionate about career development. You will either have experience in a University or Business School setting in providing careers advice, or significant recruitment experience, preferably in the graduate and/or experienced hire area.
Further information

Imperial College Business School’s MSc Management programme is ranked 14th in the world and MSc Finance ranked 12th in the world by the Financial Times, while our MBA is ranked 15th in the world by Bloomberg Business Week. We have a clear vision to continue to progress in the global rankings for both our MSc and MBA programmes. If you are committed to excellence, thrive in a culture of continuous improvement and are a strong team player we would welcome your application.
Please note, the postholder will be required to work some evenings and possibly the occasional Saturday.

The School and College have a range of policies to foster diversity and support all members of staff.

Please ensure your personal statement consists of no more than 1000 words. Please also upload a copy of your CV as part of your application.

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About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.
Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations:

Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
Deliver positive outcomes
Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
Develop and grow skills and expertise
Work in a planned and managed way