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Career Coach

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

Are you keen to help us nurture tomorrow’s leaders?

London Business School are looking for a Career Coach to join our Career Centre to help enhance the career prospects and outcomes of our students and alumni.

These outcomes are a key indicator and driver of the success of any business school, the success helps drive the student interest, quality of student admission and engagement.

You will be based within our Mid Careers team focusing attention on our #1 ranked Master’s in Finance programme along with our world leading MBA programme

You will be a great relationship builder, who has some experience in Financial Services, and can work collaboratively with internal teams and students.

Main Responsibilities

  • Act as a competent and informed coach and communicator, helping students make sense of their career development journey throughout their time with us;  
  • Provide high levels of one-to-one coaching; 
  • Design and deliver career skills workshops, ensuring these are closely linked to our online resources;  
  • Work collaboratively with the Career Management team, Career Centre and school-wide colleagues to ensure students experience integrated and engaging career skills support; 
  • Both independently and with other colleagues, lead on and project manage career initiatives. 

Who we are looking for

  • Experience in intense levels of one-to-one career coaching/guidance, particularly at mid-careers level. Ability to deliver a high volume of career coaching sessions consistently 
  • Experience and understanding of finance students, their typical motivations and the challenges they face as they embark on their careers.  This can be from working in a business school or higher education institution, from working in recruitment and talent acquisition, from learning and development roles focused on the mid-careers talent, from working in Financial Services or from experience of a similar academic programme. 
  • Understanding of the industries and markets that LBS students target, including knowledge of recruitment processes, job profiles and career pathways. Passionate about financial services, companies, markets and the changing world of work 
  • The empathy and interpersonal skills required to help individuals navigate complex career decisions coupled with the drive to proactively engage and support MiF and MBA students as they embark on exciting career transitions across sectors and geographies 
  • Collaborative team working mind-set; flexible approach to contribute to the wider work of the Career Centre 

Why London Business School

London Business School; a global and vibrant business community based in two of the world’s most dynamic cities, London and Dubai. It’s where extraordinary minds and diverse perspectives connect, to have a profound impact on the way the world does business and the way business impacts the world. We offer best in class hybrid learning to our students and participants, whilst creating a flexible, supportive and dynamic working environment for our people to excel in, whatever their location. 

What you can expect from us

  • Generous annual leave of 27 days PLUS extra between Christmas and New Year!
  • Generous pension package, 21.4% employer contribution (in return for employee enrolment and contribution)
  • Free onsite gym and swimming pool
  • Amazing range of professional development to support your career path
  • Enhanced cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing offering to support your physical, mental and financial health
  • Up to 5 days volunteering leave or parent /carer emergency leave


All enjoyed in a Smart (hybrid) Working environment so we’re looking forward to discussing how, where and when you might work best to deliver in your new role.

Our commitment to driving inclusion and belonging 


We are a globally reaching institution, committed to creating tangible and sustainable change in driving inclusion & belonging within our School, education and society at large.  We are dedicated to creating an environment where everyone in our community feels they belong and thrive. This is a key school priority, and we want everyone who joins LBS to feel respected, welcomed, and heard. 


Please note we start screening CVs and interviewing candidates from the start of a campaign. A successful candidate could progress to offer before the advertised closing date. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible if you are interested in any roles.

London Business School

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