Engineering and Technology Careers Consultant

E1 4NS, London (Greater)
£36,452 to £43,956 per annum + 30 days annual leave and generous employer pension contributions
14 Oct 2019
03 Nov 2019

Looking for a career change? The Careers Group is now recruiting for Careers Consultants to join their renowned service, to work at Queen Mary, University of London.

  • Do you want to move into role where you can help other people to fulfil their potential and where you are provided with constant opportunities to develop yourself professionally?
  • Do you want to work in a forward-focussed organisation surrounded by enthusiastic, innovative and supportive colleagues?
  • Are you a career changer keen to be trained in developing high-level skills in careers guidance, coaching, teaching and strategic relationship building?

As a Careers Consultant for Engineering and Technology students, you will help students and graduates to acquire the skills necessary to choose their future path, find employment and to manage their career successfully. You will achieve this through a combination of teaching inside and outside of the curriculum, one-to-one guidance and the development of e-learning and other resources. A key part of this role will be for you to build strategic relationships with academic staff, employers, alumni and other professionals inside and outside of the university careers team in order to design and deliver the best possible employability support.

We are seeking candidates with backgrounds related to engineering, materials science, electronic engineering or computer science, through relevant academic study and/or work history (including recruitment experience in, or for, these sectors).

For more information on the Careers Consultant role see our job pack.

Deadline: midnight on Sunday 3 November.
To apply please visit this link:

If you’d like an informal chat about the role please contact Abi Gaston, Deputy Head of Queen Mary Careers and Enterprise on or 020 7882 2916.


The University of London is one of the oldest and largest universities in the UK – and the most diverse. Established by Royal Charter in 1836, the University is recognised globally as a world leader in Higher Education. We are a federal institution consisting of 18 self-governing Colleges of outstanding reputation and a number of acclaimed central academic bodies. The University of London offers almost every subject covered in any University curriculum, delivering huge flexibility and choice to its students.


The Careers Group, University of London was established over 100 years ago and is the largest network of higher education careers services in Europe.

The Careers Group, University of London is an expertise-led, collaborative membership organisation, set up to serve predominantly, but not exclusively, the member institutions of the University of London. The Group comprises the careers services of City University London, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Goldsmiths University of London, King’s College London, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Queen Mary University of London, Royal Holloway University of London, the Royal Veterinary College, SOAS, St George’s Medical School, St Mary’s University and UCL. There is additional provision for the School of Advanced Study, the Institute of Cancer Research, Glasgow Caledonian University London, technē and University of London Worldwide. All the institutional services are closely aligned to the learning and teaching, student experience, employability and enterprise strategies of the institutions that they serve.

The group has over 260 staff and serves a population well in excess of 150,000 students, researchers and graduates.

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