Manager, Employability & Student Affairs


Job Responsibilities

- Effectively manage employers/industry partners’ in various recruitment engagements including to source and onboard them in hiring Kaplan’s graduates/Alumni.
- Nurture and develop business relationships with employers and industry partners.
- Work towards securing jobs for graduates/Alumni to improve on employability outcomes – working for example with recruitment agencies, corporate agencies, ambassies etc
- Supervise Asst. Manager who will be under the purview of this person
- Develop, maintain, and upkeep list of employers and industry partners’ profile and data
- Conceptualise, manage and executive projects, programmes or events to boost employability for students/Alumni which would include careers fairs, career seminars and recruitment events
- Engage employers, industry experts (including IAB members), C Suite executives to offer industry talks, master classes and industry visits
- Develop suitable marketing strategies and campaigns to increase employers’ awareness of our graduates’ disciplines and competencies
- Coach, guide and groom students/Alumni to enter the workforce confidently
- Work, market and create awareness of employability efforts within and with external stakeholders with relevant analysis of data.
- Work towards achieving department goals and objectives.


- A degree in any discipline
- At least 5 years of relevant working experience
- Has a good understanding of industry’s hiring needs and its demands in talent development
- Previous experience in collaborating with different stakeholders
- Has good interpersonal skills
- Enjoys coaching and interacting with others in the aim of grooming or building on their strengths
- Good people management skills with an eye for detail
- Proficient in Microsoft office applications including good PowerPoint and Excel skills.
- A proven track record in managing teams
- Enthusiastic and having a student centric mindset is necessary.
- As experience working with students or volunteers in programmes or activities
- Experience in collaborating with different levels of stakeholders
- Enjoys coaching and interacting with team members in the aim of grooming or building on their strengths
- Has a flair to creative work and designing, conceptualizing programs, events, or activities etc.
- Possess excellent writing and communications skills, meticulous and critical thinking skills

About the Organization

Kaplan is one of the world’s largest and most diverse education providers with over one million students globally. Headquartered in US, Kaplan is part of Graham Holdings (formerly The Washington Post Company) and is its largest subsidiary.

Kaplan in Singapore has students from over 35 countries and regions. As a Lifelong Integrated Learning Partner, we offer over 450 academic programmes for higher learning and professional certification courses for skills development, providing opportunities for individuals to always stay relevant. To date, these opportunities have benefitted over 85,000 graduates.

We have a diverse team of individuals dedicated to our mission to help individuals achieve their educational and career goals, and build futures, one success story at a time. Our core values – Opportunity, Knowledge, Support, Integrity and Results – help guide the way we work.

At Kaplan, we provide a stimulating and professional working atmosphere with plenty of room for initiatives and growth. If you are seeking for challenges and enrichment, we welcome you to write to us!

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