Careers and Employability Service

PG Career Officer

Ningbo

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Job Summary

Reference number
183695
Job family
Admin
Contract status
Full-Time
Closing Time
2024-06-10
Salary
169968 RMB to 239159 RMB per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

Qualifications: 

Essential 

  • Proven negotiation and influencing skills in daily employer engagement work
  • Excellent planning and organising skills in the career events
  • Excellent written and oral communication skill for career reporting drafting
  • Excellent presentation skills for programme launching and university introduction
  • Proven change management and project management skills
  • Initiative, resourcefulness, problem solving skills
  • At least 3-years working experience
  • Experience of supporting complex projects/database
  • Experience of developing and implementing comprehensive marketing and communications plan
  • Experience of engaging with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Experience of successfully delivering careers information, education, advice and guidance in overseas Higher Education or other appropriate substantial experience
  • Experience of teaching in and contributing to successful career; development programmes
  • Master degree, plus significant hands-on experience in relationship management roles
  • Proven track record of relevant extensive work experience, demonstrating deep, specialised and or broad knowledge of a field of work gained through experience in a series of progressively more complex roles
  • Awareness of data protection legislation, health and safety and equality and diversity

Desirable 

  • Proven administrative skills in service delivery to diverse student population
  • Great people management skill to demonstrated ability to lead and motivate staff
  • Working experience in learning & development, head hunting, marketing or other project management related positions

 

Main responsibilities: 

Planning and Organising (15%) 

  • Increase the frequency and scale of networking events, career fairs, and industry-specific meetups to facilitate connections between PG students and potential employers: PG career fairs in autumn semester and PG employer presentations.

Customer/Service Support (25%) 

  • Understand the needs and preference of the PG students and establish the strategical communication with the employers.
  • Organize PG student-oriented career events that centralize resources across academic, career office and partners to provide high-qualitied job opportunities.
  • Conduct PG career advice which provided as the form of one-to-one advice or information sessions, helping them identify students’ strengths, interests, and career goals, and assisting them in developing effective job search strategies 

Liaison (15%) 

  • Dedicated to building and maintaining relationships with potential employers. He/she can work to establish partnerships with companies and organizations to create more internship and job opportunities for PG students
  • Assist faculty in finding company partners who can offer internships or placements that align with the credit- bearing programme

Continuous Improvement (15%) 

  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders such as employers, alumni, senior students to provide latest industry trends and other application skills
  • Collect and pass on employer and students’ feedback and comments to contribute to the proposals for the improvement in current working methods and processes

Analysis & Reporting (15%) 

  • Work with colleagues and vendor for the PG destination data collection, to analyse, and interpret data from employers’ survey and careers annual report by using a range of techniques, sourcing additional related information where appropriate, and reporting on progress through briefings or formal reports to line manager.     

Other (15%) 

  • Undertake other tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be required, such as employer related projects
  • Participate in training and staff development events as trainer or trainee as appropriate
  • Maintain appropriate professional development, expertise and awareness

 

How to Apply 

Applicants should submit an application via our on-line application system. Only on-line applications made at Career will be accepted. 

Interviews will take place in Ningbo, China and likely interview dates are around June 2024, but they are subject to change. 

If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Department, Tel: +86 0574 8818 0000 (Ext. 8998). Email: Job@nottingham.edu.cn 

Please quote ref. 183695  

 

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Karoline Hecker
Deputy Director of Learning Technologies, The Library
I developed a keen interest in a career in transnational higher education as well as in moving to Asia. UNNC met all my criteria: an educational philosophy I was familiar with, the opportunity to use most of my existing skills and the chance for personal growth. It also offered the ability to work in English without immediate pressure to become fluent in Mandarin and the opportunity to explore the cultural heritage of the world's oldest civilization at my doorstep.