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SEPnet Senior Officer (Employer Engagement)

Department of Physics

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £30,058 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
Post Type:  Part Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 21 August 2022
Reference:  0522-211-R

Part-Time, Fixed-Term

Applications are invited for the post of SEPnet Senior Officer (Employer Engagement) in the Department of Physics at RHUL. The post holder will be responsible for a variety of activities related to Employer Engagement for the Department of Physics with a focus on improving graduate outcomes for students.

Key tasks will include building relationships with local employer bodies and employers, organising and managing placements for UG and PGR students, sourcing host employers and facilitating knowledge exchange opportunities. The post holder will work with academics to help deliver and enhance embedded activities relating to professional employability skills development as part of the undergraduate degree programmes.

Royal Holloway is a member of the South East Physics Network (SEPnet), which is a consortium of nine University Physics Departments working together to raise the profile of Physics in the South East of England. While based at RHUL, the officer will work closely with colleagues at other SEPnet partner universities. 

The successful applicant will be educated to degree level and have previous experience of employer engagement. They will be proactive and outgoing and must have strong communication and project management skills.

This is a part time post working up to 50% FTE, available immediately for a fixed term of 3 years with the possibility of renewal. This 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.

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 

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr Stephen West on or +44 (0)1784  276466.

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: 

Royal Holloway recognises the importance of helping its employees balance their work and home life by offering flexible working arrangements.  We are happy to consider a request for flexible working for this post including part time, job share or compressed working hours. 

Please quote the reference: 0522-211-R

Closing Date:   23:59, 21 August 2022

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. 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. 

Further details:    Job Description & Person Specification    
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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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