Placement Associate Job in Kenya

Our client is looking for a Placement Associate who is responsible for making sure that students gain the industry exposure, work experience, and internships needed to launch
successful careers in their industry.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Source job placements, volunteer opportunities and internships for students and alumni
  • Develop and maintain strategic partnerships with industry to market the students, identify opportunities for new alliances and explore mutual areas of partnership
  • Maintain a current database of employers, student placements, and experiential assignments.
  • Organize and conduct group orientation and networking events for all partners – students, businesses, community and faculty.
  • Keep in close touch with placement partners during placements to ensure quality engagement for both student and employer
  • Conduct Career advising sessions as well as manage career development seminars, career fairs and networking events to link students and alumni to industry
  • Design and implement student work-readiness covering resume writing, interview preparation workshops and job search techniques.
  • Coordinate one-on-one career advising sessions as needed.
  • Producing update reports for management information.


  • University degree in a relevant subject in Commerce / Business Administration /Education
  • Professional management training
  • Experience of Higher Education and the student learning experience and personal development
  • Interest in and understanding of current business issues and their impact on industry
  • Minimum of 2years work experience in a college / University
  • Proficient communicator at all levels, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to manage different projects at the same time
  • Demonstrate creativity & initiative and require minimal supervision.
  • Possess top-level interpersonal, analytical and negotiation skills

How to Apply

If you are a motivated and energetic individual who takes initiative, enjoys finding solutions to varying challenges, is detail-oriented, and takes extreme pride in their work, kindly send your application to before the 30th October 2018.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Business Administration, Education and Training
Updated: October 23, 2018 — 5:47 pm