Career Development Manager

Career Development Manager

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16 Nov 26 Nov Rotterdam

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Would you like to use your knowledge of recruitment and career development to coach and connect the RSM MBA students into their next career step?

Job description

Would you like to use your knowledge of recruitment and career development to coach and connect the RSM MBA students into their next career step? Would you like to use your experience and expertise to guide others in the market? Then we have the perfect match for you!

Check our vacancy and join the Career Centre at the Rotterdam School of Management!

Job description
As Career Coach you are responsible for the support of our full-time MBA students in the preparation to find the best suitable job, as soon as possible. With your excellent networking skills and commercial drive you build a professional network and connect our MBA students with their potential employers. You will work alongside our employer relations manager, office management team and other career development managers in order to support our MBA students.

How will you do this?
You will:
  • Design and deliver career related workshops to 100+ participants.
  • Provide 1-on-1 career coaching on career planning, job search strategy, cv and cover letters, mock interviews group coaching, development and delivery of workshops and support of (online) career tools.
  • Maintain and expand contacts and build a network with corporate relations and RSM alumni.
  • Collaborate and synergise with internal stakeholders.

You will be part of a close, dynamic team on a vibrant university campus. You can work independently but enjoy a strong team environment, where you are encouraged to share open feedback and have a good laugh. You get energy from facilitating workshops for experienced professionals, (7-10 years of experience) and enjoy individual sessions for in depth career advice and coaching.


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)


To fit this position, you should have:
  • Bachelor or Master degree, preferably in business, management, marketing, HRM, psychology or another related field.
  • Three-to-five years of experience in a similar position at a business school or experience as a (commercial) recruiter, career counselor, and/or learning and development specialist
  • Excellent communication skills in English (written and spoken).
  • Self-motivated, with a strong sense of ownership and the ability to work independently.
  • Understanding of customer needs, with a willingness to improve and innovate.
  • Experience in facilitating and executing workshops and career coaching sessions.
  • Confident in providing feedback to mid-senior level professionals on career topics including; cv revision and interview preparation.
  • Experience in building international professional networks and knowledge of the global job market, specifically within Europe.
  • Ability to work with culturally diverse students, faculty and staff.

Conditions of employment

We offer an ambitious, international and dynamic environment, in which we compete with the top business schools in Europe. Your ambition and personal drive will be greatly valued and we invest in personal development. We make sure you feel good about yourself, that you enjoy your work and that you grow in your profession.

You will also get:
  • A salary between € 3.600 – € 4.600 gross per month on fulltime basis (ex. holiday allowance), based on your education, knowledge and work experience.
  • 25 holidays and 12 ADV days.
  • Annual 8% holiday allowance.
  • Variable end of year performance bonus.
  • The flexibility to partially work from home.
  • Travel cost reimbursement and working from home allowance.
  • The opportunity to participate in our collective health insurance.
  • Access to all facilities on campus.
  • Participation in our collective pension scheme.
  • The possibility to travel with NS business card.


Erasmus University Rotterdam

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam (RSM BV) is one of Europe’s most international and innovative business schools. Its primary focus is to develop business leaders with international careers who can become a force for positive change by carrying their innovative mindset into a sustainable future. RSM BV is privately funded and provides a first-class portfolio of bachelor, master, MBA, PhD and executive programmes with an international team of 100 staff working from the university campus in Rotterdam.

RSM BV offers an environment where the staff is encouraged to embrace change as a challenge in helping the organization reaching its goals and those of its students. The working atmosphere at RSM BV is informal and communication lines are short. Being an independent and commercial company within the Erasmus University, the situation of RSM BV is sometimes complex and challenging. At the same time the company itself it small enough to maintain personal contacts and be able to have an overview of what’s going on throughout the organization. The environment is culturally diverse and very international.

RSM BV is located in a pleasant and relatively small office, based at the Erasmus University campus in Rotterdam. It’s a lively environment, with students, staff and different companies and restaurants. The office is easy to reach by public transport as well as by car.

RSM BV is an equal opportunity employer and explicitly encourages applications from candidates of all genders, ethnicities and nationalities. RSM BV values internal mobility; therefore internal candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit the RSM BV website:


  • Support staff (clerical, administrative, facility)
  • max. 40 hours per week
  • Higher professional education +
  • 3892


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

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