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Assistant Director, Graduate Career Development
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Nanyang Business School competes with top business schools worldwide to attract senior professionals from diverse backgrounds to join its graduate programmes. The key purpose of the role is to provide world-class career services to NBS's graduate students, and manage employer relationships in key sectors, and source for suitable positions for NBS's graduate students.

The position holder is responsible for driving employer engagement with companies in China, to bring jobs for 300 to 400 students.


1. GSCDO leadership:
  • Engage in team leadership to problem-solve GSCDO's strategy, including identifying and introducing strategic initiatives for GSCDO that will lift the level of career services for all GS participants.
  • Lead the operationalisation of new strategic initiatives for GSCDO, including and not limited to leading team to launch these initiatives.
  • Engage with the GSCDO team in providing multi-faceted career workshops, networking events, company presentations, etc.

2. Drive Business Development and Employer Engagement to secure full-time jobs and internship opportunities in China:
  • Develop strategy for tiering and engaging companies in China, with view to securing full-time jobs, internships and industry projects for students.
  • Identify and build strong partnerships with recruiters and hiring managers in China, particularly in key hiring sectors.
  • Work closely with internal NTU/NBS stakeholders such as Associate Deans, Academic Directors, Program and Management Office, NTU Career Office, Alumni Affairs Offices, Development Offices to source for full-time jobs and internship placements from existing and new industry contacts.
  • Maintain a deep understanding of market factors relative to employer organisations in China.
  • Cultivate deep relationship with China-based alumni, particularly in key hiring sectors.

3. Partner for all China roles:
  • Be the go-to partner for all GSCDO Career Leads in areas of understanding China employers and employment trends.
  • Support NBS endeavors in China e.g., sourcing for industry projects and managing industry visits (e.g. SIFT).

4. Provide student counselling for all China roles:
  • Develop calendar of recruitment activities to ensure pipeline of China roles are availed to all post-graduate students.
  • Place students in their desired roles (full-time jobs and internships).
  • Monitor student's performance and growth during internships and prepare to intervene with win-win solutions for both student and industry partner.
  • All other tasks assigned to role.

  • Degree from a top-tier global business school is required.
  • Good knowledge of practices and hiring mandates of companies across different sectors in China.
  • At least 10 year's work experience, possessing strong and deep networks with companies in China.
  • Proven track record of business development including internal and external successful collaborative and leadership experience.
  • Work experience in China and other international markets will be a distinct advantage.
  • Outstanding ability to manage senior stakeholders, as well as interacting with people of varying levels and backgrounds.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and presentation skills, including ability to deliver high impact presentations to senior executives.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in Chinese and English due to the need to communicate and work with stakeholders in China
  • Takes initiative and is a good team player.
  • Meticulous with good eye for details.
  • Able to work under tight deadlines.

Hiring Institution: NTU
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