Career Advisor

Full-time. Mid-level. Hong Kong

Posted Feb 9, 2021 · Job Reference #02211

About the company

Xccelerate is recognised as one of Hong Kong's leading Ed-Tech start-ups. In ~4 years, we have built a track record of up-skilling 10,500+ alumni by working with enterprises, government and individuals on 4th industrial revolution skills (i.e. RPA, AI, Coding, UI/UX design, BlockChain). Since day 1, we have focused on project-based curriculum that inspires professionals to apply their learnings and boldly move away from business as usual. Our unique value proposition revolves around building highly engaging end-to-end educational experiences by continuously refining positive feedback loops such as gamification, social learning, peer-to-peer accountability and market-driven content.

About The Role

We are looking for a Career Advisor, who will ensure the quality of relationship we build with talents and companies. You will be a critical knot that helps to hold our network together as we scale and deepen our value verticals. The Career Advisor will work very closely with our Head of Talent Solutions to achieve team goals and milestones. We want an expert in outcome-based communication. This is an excellent role for someone looking to grow with a dynamic team.

Role Responsibilities

  • Identify, prospect, and invite clients to career events you will create
  • Develop and implement Talent Management plans and solutions in order to achieve strategic business initiatives.
  • Partner with business leaders and HR leaders to define and establish a long-term talent strategy that may include: identifying critical jobs, determining talent gaps, assessing internal as well as external availability, and developing long term plans to bridge the gaps.
  • Create regular career related workshops for all of our talents (CV / Interview skills etc)
  • Identify appropriate metrics to measure effectiveness of talent management initiatives.
  • Matching students to specific tech job openings
  • Coordinating and tracking student job applications
  • Completing post hire feedback sessions with students and hiring companies
  • Organise regular career events with partners and new companies
  • Construct a growth strategy for expanding our reach into new markets for jobs for students
  • Conduct external career consultations

About You

  • 2 to 5 years of work experience in a fast-paced environment (preferably HR or Business development)
  • Ability to flourish in a highly ambitious environment and interest in supporting a regional team
  • Able to figure things out without a road map, transform organizations, as well as break the mould in terms of ways to re-frame and solve problems.
  • Competent to handle responsibilities independently, while exercising good judgment in problem solving and keeping team members adequately informed.
  • Passionate about cultivating talent and their ability to achieve greatness.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills as well as prioritization and planning skills – with strong attention to detail.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Language skills: English is a must, Cantonese or Mandarin is a plus

What We Offer

Culture: At Xccelerate we are a young vibrant team and make it our responsibility that every team member grows professionally and as an individual

Growth: Clear career progression path and we make it our responsibility that every team member grows professionally and as an individual.

Connection: Xccelerate family enjoys going for weekly team lunches and happy hour

Value: It is in our DNA that every team member has a voice and we embrace everyone's individuality and ideas

Innovation: Our team is constantly innovating to conquer bigger challenges

Up-skilling: We provide full scholarships for part-time courses and encourage the team to constantly up-skill themselves.

Guidance: Mentoring and on-going support throughout your career with Xccelerate

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Full-time. Mid-level. Hong Kong

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