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Work Experience and Placements Manager
Ref. 50066148

£44,611 per annum (Incl. LWA)

Student and Academic Services

Central London

This post is full time and permanent, working 35 hours per week.   

The University of Westminster boasts a rich history and has been providing students with academic excellence, cultural engagement and personal enrichment since its inception as Britain’s first polytechnic in 1838. 

Today the University of Westminster has approximately 20,000 students hailing from every continent and spanning a wide range of disciplines. Our aim is to help students from all backgrounds to realise their full potential as part of diverse and supportive community. 

We are now looking for a Work Experience and Placements Manager to lead and manage the work placement teams, as part of the Careers and Employability Service. This opportunity comes at an exciting time for the University of Westminster, following expansion of the Work Experience and Recruiter Engagement Team, in view of long-term ambitions to offer every undergraduate student a work-based learning opportunity as part of their studies. Reporting to the Work Experience and Recruiter Engagement Manager, the postholder will have an overview of the work based and placement learning support across the University’s Colleges, ensuring consistency, overseeing processes and focusing on effective, scalable and timely delivery to students. 

The successful candidate will have substantial experience in a similar role and experience of management and leadership. They will be able to apply their knowledge of relevant quality standards and good practice in relation to Work Based and Placement learning in Higher Education. They will also be able to demonstrate their excellent influencing and negotiation skills, organisational skills and highly developed professional interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong internal and external stakeholder relationships.  

To apply for this vacancy please click above. Further information can be found in the job description and person specification, which can be accessed through link below.  

At the University of Westminster, diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity are at the core of how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors and all our stakeholders.  

We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable. 

The University has adopted Smart Working principles to support and further our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion aims of being an inclusive, collaborative and flexible employer. Further details of Smart Working can be discussed at interview stage. 

Closing date: midnight on 04 June 2023

Interviews are likely to be held on: 27 June 2023

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