Barking & Dagenham College is a vibrant and highly successful College in East London with circa 12,500 students, circa 500 established staff and a turnover of £35m. The College offers routes into learning from entry level through to MBA level, including apprenticeships, higher level apprentices, higher education and job centre plus clients. We have technical specialist areas from level 3 and above with a broad based curriculum up to level 2. We are immensely proud of the achievements of our students, our entrepreneurial and motivated staff team and our extensive partnership network. The College trains circa 850 apprentices, including circa 110 higher level apprenticeships and delivers work place training, traineeships and higher level technical and professional specialisms up to MBA level in our 4 strategic vocational areas; Construction, Design & Management; Engineering including mechatronics & robotics; Digital Creative; Health & Social Care and Leadership and Management across the pan London occupational sectors.
An exciting new position has arisen at the College! As a Senior Industry Placement Officer you will be responsible for leading and managing the Industry Placement Officer team, setting key performance targets and ensuring that suitable Industry placements are sourced for our students.
Strong communication and relationship management skills are essential as you will work closely with various stakeholders including our sales and curriculum teams as well as key employers to provide them with students that are ‘work ready’.
You will have responsibility for overseeing the whole recruitment journey from setting up the initial meetings with the employers, right up until their interview and placement. If you:
- Have a passion for success;
- Are a self-starter and highly motivated to deliver excellent customer service;
- Possess a Qualification in Business Administration, Sales or Marketing and;
- Have excellent organisation and communication skills
Then we want to hear from you!