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Placement and Year in Industry Administration Officer (School of Engineering, Physical and Mathematical Sciences)

Careers and Employability

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £24,551 to £28,849 per annum - including London Allowance
Appointments are usually made on the bottom of the scale and appointments at a higher point may only be considered for candidates who demonstrate exceptional skills and experience relevant to the role
Closing Date:  Tuesday 25 February 2020
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  0220-043

Part-Time, Permanent (17.5 hours per week)

Applications are invited for the post of Placement and Year in Industry Administration Officer to support the School of Engineering, Physical and Mathematical Sciences with their Year in Industry programmes and the Placement Year. 

The Placement and Year in Industry Administration Officer will report to and work as part of the Placements and Student Experience Team in the Careers & Employability Service. However, they will be primarily assigned to and based in the School of Engineering, Physical and Mathematical Sciences to support the delivery of the Year in Industry programmes in the School.

The post holder will be responsible for promoting the above mentioned placements programmes to students and employers, including supporting / organising events and maintaining communications through a range of channels. Furthermore, the successful candidate will prepare students for their year in industry and support them throughout the placement journey in close collaboration with academic staff. The appointee will also administer a range of aspects of the Year in Industry programmes including issuing paperwork and maintaining accurate placement records for each student. 

The appointee will require a high level of attention to detail and organisational skills, the ability to work under pressure and to work on their own initiative. The successful candidate will also have experience of building effective relationships and of working in a strongly customer-focused environment. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are also essential as is computer literacy in MS Office.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit https://jobs.royalholloway.ac.ukFor queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: recruitment@rhul.ac.uk.

The College is unable to obtain permission to work in the UK for this post.  Therefore all applicants must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK if they wish to apply.

Please quote the reference: 0220-043

Closing Date:   Midnight, 25 February 2020

Interview Date: TBC

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration and the pro-rata salary will not meet the minimum threshold set by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 

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Royal Holloway is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Read here about structures and initiatives around equality and diversity, including information on staff diversity networks.

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