Career Service Manager - extended closing data

Updated: 23 days ago
Deadline: 01 Jul 2021

Career Service Manager, MBA programmes

Copenhagen Business School is looking for a Career Service Manager to join a diverse and international team of 16 fulltime staff and 5 student assistants. The Career Service Manager will report to the MBA Director and will be heading the Career Service team of currently 2 employees and the Career Service Manager.

The Career Service Managers main responsibilities will be:

  • To boost the employability rate of the MBA students
  • To manage the Career Service area and all activities related to the area
  • To set up and manage a network of stakeholders, search agents and internal relations to support the career function
  • To establish contact and relations with a number of companies who would recruit the MBA students
  • To further develop the strategy for the area
  • To work closely together with the admissions teams and marketing team to support the recruitment of the right profiles to our MBA programme

The ideal candidate will have the following qualities:

  • A profound understanding and knowledge of the Danish job market
  • International exposure and understanding of the job market in major international recruiting markets
  • Experiences from a similar position, but not necessarily as the head of the area
  • Leadership qualities that include some experiences with managing network-based activities
  • Masters Level Education (MBA would be considered an advantage)
  • Project and Proces Management
  • Relationship building skills

The MBA programmes

CBS offers 3 MBA programmes which all have an approximately class size of 45 students. The MBA is a 1-year programme and a class typically have 95% international students with an average age of 30. Between 50% and 80% of the students will secure a job in Denmark. The Executive MBA students have an average age of 39 and approximately 30% of a class are international students. The BLUE MBA is the Executive MBA specialized in Shipping and Logistics and approximately 60% of a class are international students.

About CBS

CBS is one of the leading business schools in the world and the largest in Northern Europe with more than 20.000 students. It is among the best providers of international MBA programmes and both the MBA and Executive MBA are ranked at the Financial Times top-100. CBS is one of the few business universities to hold the Triple Crown of accreditations, underlining commitment to high-quality education and signaling international recognition.

CBS campuses are architecturally beautiful buildings close to the center of Copenhagen, one of the world’s most exciting cities known for its striking spires, cutting-edge design and cycle-friendly streets. The MBA campus is located just next to Frederiksberg’s Have, one of the most beautiful gardens in Copenhagen. The airport can be reached in 20 minutes by metro located at the campus.

Salary and employment

Employment and salary will be in accordance with the current agreement made by the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations with regulation and salary dependent on qualifications and experience. It is possible to negotiate personal allowances upon employment. The position is 37 hours a week. 

Starting date: Monday the 16th of August will be ideal

Further information

If you want to know more about the job, please contact Poul Hedegaard, Director of the MBA programmes on +45 4185 2071, e-mail:

Application deadline

The application deadline is extended to 1 July 2021. Please use the apply button below to upload your CV and cover letter. We do not accept applications via email.

Closing date: 1 July 2021.

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With some 20.422 full and part-time students, 644 full-time faculty members, 192 PhD and 724 administrative staff CBS is a unique business-oriented university with a full portfolio of Bachelor, Masters, MBA/EMBA, PhD and Executive programmes delivered in English and Danish. Our academic staff includes internationally-recognised experts in classical business disciplines as well as in philosophy, history, psychology, sociology, law, political science, information systems and culture.

The University welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, gender, race, religion or ethnic background.

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