Employer Engagement and Business Development Manager

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7112201 (Ref.No. SESLU1015)
Posted: September 30, 2022

Job Description

Salary: Grade 7 (£35,333 - £42,155 p.a. depending on experience)

This role will be based on the university campus with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner. We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements.

Are you committed to providing opportunities for students and ensuring they have the best student experience? Are you passionate about enhancing the University’s reputation and profile with employers and organisations? Do you have experience managing individuals, team and resources to meet key priorities?  

The University of Leeds is one of the top 135 universities in the world.  We have a truly global community, with more than 39,000 students from 170 different countries and over 9,000 staff of 100 different nationalities.  Established in 1904, we have a strong tradition of academic excellence, reflected in first-class student education, along with world-leading research that has a real impact around the globe. 

The Student Placement Service is responsible for the development and delivery of opportunities for students to develop their skills, experience and employability through a range of domestic and international experiences both within and outside of the academic curriculum.  

We are seeking a proactive individual to lead our institutional Employer Engagement Team within our Student Opportunity Division. The successful candidate will support the initiation and development of mutually beneficial relationships with employers to enhance the graduate prospects of all students. Leading a team delivering a range of employer activities, this role will co-ordinate relationships with key internal stakeholders to ensure new strategic partnerships are created and the diversity of our offer to employers and students is optimal.   


What we offer in return

And much more!   


To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Jan Spalek, Deputy Head of Global Opportunities 

Email: [email protected]

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Student Education Service
School/Institute:  Student Education Service
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £35,333 to £42,155 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Thursday 29 September 2022
Closing Date:  Thursday 13 October 2022
Interview Date:  Monday 17 October 2022
Reference:  SESLU1015

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.