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Business Development and Mentoring Officer - QMUL24982

Department: School of Business & Management
Salary: £34,220 - £40,194 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL24982
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 17-Jun-2021
Closing date: 30-Jun-2021

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About the Role

The main responsibility of the post holder is to deliver a mentoring programme, engaging a range of employers and alumni in the role of mentor for students, prioritising students in most need of support. You will manage a caseload of over 100 professional relationships whilst simultaneously working on other live projects such as Charity Consult. The post holder will provide support to students, providing high levels of student-customer service and advice, and taking a proactive role in engaging students with mentoring and other projects delivered by the Business Development team.

About You

Applicants will be educated to degree level or equivalent, with significant experience of working and communicating collaboratively, supporting and working with key stakeholders including academic colleagues, students, alumni and employers.

About the School

The School of Business and Management at Queen Mary University of London are looking to recruit a skilled and enthusiastic individual for the post of Business Development and Mentoring Officer. We are seeking a candidate with significant experience in facilitating, supporting and monitoring students in employability led projects. The post holder will be a member of the Business Development team and will be part of Professional Services at the School of Business and Management, reporting in to the Business Development Manager.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 2 years, with an expected start date of 1 July 2021. The starting salary will be Grade 4, in the range of £34,220 - £40,194 per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.  We particularly welcome applications from people who identify men as this group is underrepresented at this level at Queen Mary.


Informal enquiries should be addressed to Sarah Bryan at

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 30 June 2021.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.


Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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