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MFin Careers Lead (Fixed Term)


Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) leverages the power of academia for real world impact to transform individuals, organisations and society. Since 1990, Cambridge Judge has forged a reputation as a centre of rigorous thinking and high-impact transformative education, situated within one of the world's most prestigious research universities, and in the heart of the Cambridge Cluster, the most successful technology entrepreneurship cluster in Europe.

The Master of Finance (MFin) is one of the premium fee degree programmes currently taught at the School. This is an exciting new opportunity within the programme team. The role holder will guide the growing cohort of post experience MFin students who largely undertake the programme for career impact purposes in achieving their career goals by ensuring that they develop their employability skills, and by connecting them with a large number of suitable employers. The role will focus on establishing, growing, and maintaining relationships between the School's MFin programme and external companies who are or might be recruiters of MFin talent. The role will also include leading projects and events related to MFin recruitment as well as treks and other careers focused activities involving industry outreach and engagement. The role holder will work closely with the MFin Executive Director whose overall responsibility is to guide the business development direction for the programme.

You will have a career development and/or career coaching qualification, knowledge of the finance labour market, the ability to design and facilitate career events, and strong programme management and communication skills. You will have experience in career mentoring, development, coaching or training. In addition, you will have experience in or knowledge of MFin/experience hire employment markets, hiring practices, job opportunities and career paths. You will have intellectual and personal self-confidence to deal with the wide range of talented students and customer service orientation, and commitment to continual process improvement.

The funds for this post are available for six months in the first instance.

Interview date is: 9 August 2017

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Further information about Cambridge Judge Business School is available from the website: http://www.jbs.cam.ac.uk/home/

Please quote reference NS12322 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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