Deshpande Foundation

SkillPlus - Placement Officer

Job Position Placement Officer

Department name SkillPlus

Reporting to Placment Manager

Location Hubballi, Karnataka

Level/Grade L2

Education Graduate/Post Graduate

Experience 1 to 6 years in relevant field

Tentative Date of Joining At the earliest

Key responsibilities & accountabilities:

  • Strategize and achieve successful career outcomes for the graduating class through a robust campus recruitment process.
  • Follow the system and process to have the waterfall method across levels.
  • Must maintain up-to-date and accurate placement and progression records in the placement MIS system throughout the year which will be used to contribute to the overall picture of the service level and success of placement and progression.
  • Achieve individual targets assigned for the annual recruitment process.
  • Plan and engage with corporates for strategic activities including guest lectures, panel discussions, conclaves, workshops, competitions, etc.
  • Manage and support students in their career services, counselling in the hour of need, grooming, and helping in the preparation of students in facing interviews.
  • Organize and manage visits to the partnered colleges as and when needed.
  • Providing advice and guidance to colleagues involved in supporting students.
  • Tracking information about students’ final progression destinations and recording it.
  • Work with key stakeholders including Alumni, Faculty, Administration, and Mobilization teams to achieve both career services and the impact goal.
  • Maintain a good network in the corporate HR community and experience in working with senior professionals in HR and functional leaders, having a track record of closing the deals.
  • Create new placement partners and manage existing placement partners for the repurchase of placements.
  • Collect feedback from the companies for placement for improvising the quality and placement ratio.

Key Competency and skills

  • Fluent in English Communication - Verbal and Written.
  • Positive attitude, proactive nature, and strong optimism.
  • Ability to develop relationships with the stakeholders.
  • Develop and update the industry requirements, and job markets in terms of sectors and locations.
  • Problem-solving attitude and conflict management.
  • Patience to facilitate between the industry requirement and students from the SkillPlus College.
  • Flexibility to travel to the Colleges across divisions.