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[Expired] Senior Manager, Postgraduate Career Services, Lee Kong Chian School of Business

Singapore Management University (SMU)
Posted On :15 Dec 2017


Job Summary

  • Salary:   Undisclosed
  • Location: Singapore - South
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time
  • Min. Education Level: Degree
  • Field of Study: Not Applicable
  • Years of Experience: 5
  • Skills: Proficient in MS Office and basic analysis of data / trends

Job Descriptions


  • Develop and implement strategies and business development plans to establish strong partnerships with assigned corporates and industries
  • Source and secure internship and employment opportunities for students in assigned MSc programs and to significantly drive employment placement numbers
  • Cognisant of hiring trends in the industries assigned (e.g. Technology sector) and provide periodic updates on it
  • Provide career advice and career coaching services to PG students from the assigned specialized PG programs (e.g. Master of IT in Business) as part of the overall PG Career Management plan
  • Develop, organize, manage & events and workshops as part of the PGCS Career Management programmes
  • Represent PGCS at recruiting events including information sessions and recruiting dinners, and individual meetings/conversations
  • Assess, track and report student progress, up through and including employment reporting. Prepare, interpret and analyze simple data
  • Perform general operational tasks such as internship/jobs and static data updates into portal
  • Other duties and special projects as requested by management


  • Undergraduate degree and 5 years or more career advisory experience in tertiary institution
  • MBA or Postgraduate degree preferred
  • Some Industry experience (e.g. Technology, Finance, Consulting) would be advantageous
  • GCDF certification (or equivalent) would be advantageous
  • Good understanding of, and experience with, career development and career management methodology, preferably at the PG level in Singapore
  • Good understanding and experience with advising and coaching professionals and/or PG students with career development
  • Demonstrated track record of identifying and building relationships with business clients or partners.
  • Excellent knowledge of careers development in relevant industry (e.g. Technology sector). A strong network in the industry would be advantageous
  • Highly effective communication and advocacy skills to promote students and PG Career Services externally and internally
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively work with students, corporate partners and internal SMU stakeholders
  • Professional presence and demeanor
  • Strong organizational skills and detail oriented
  • Desire and ability to work in an environment geared toward collaboration and teamwork
  • Proficient in MS Office and basic analysis of data / trends

About This Company

Singapore Management University is a place where high-level professionalism blends together with a healthy informality. The ''family-like'' atmosphere among the SMU community fosters a culture where employees work, plan, organise and play together – building a strong collegiality and morale within the university.Our commitment to attract and retain talent is ongoing. We offer attractive benefits and welfare, competitive compensation packages, and generous professional development opportunities – all to meet the work-life needs of our staff. No wonder, then, that SMU continues to be given numerous awards and recognition for its human resource excellence.  

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