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Career Coach Liège (Part-time)

location :Liège

Job overview

 At BeCode, our mission is to enable tomorrow’s untapped digital talents to blossom. We are a social impact-driven coding school, specialized in in-demand digital skills and using active pedagogy, helping motivated individuals in vulnerable professional situations to meet the needs of the job market. Since 2017, we have grown to a team of 50 people, over 5 campuses in Belgium and helped over 2200 job seekers to start their career in the ICT sector as a Web Developer, AI Operator, DevOps, Cyber Security Analyst or SAP consultant.

We are looking for a Career Coach (Part-time – 50%) for our Liège campus to strengthen the campus team.

 

Responsibilities & duties

As a career coach you will be responsible for supporting, coaching and motivating the BeCode’s juniors (learners) during their training and internship. You will make sure the juniors are fully prepared to successfully start their internship and launch their careers. You are the bridge between our learners and the job market.

As part of your duties as career coach, you will ensure that all our juniors are ready to start their internship at the end of their training by:

  • Assessing requirements from the job market: needs & trends (by regular contacts with companies, researchs, participation in networking events,…).
  • Doing the matchmaking between the opportunities and requirements of companies and the technical and soft skills of the juniors, in collaboration with the team.
  • Ensuring that the juniors successfully complete their internship in order to be employed at their internship position.
  • Following-up on internship integration.

You will also coach our juniors to ensure they are fully prepared to apply for their internship and/or job. In doing so, you will:

  • Be regularly present in the classrooms to get in contact with the Juniors as from the beginning of their training.
  • Assess their soft skills and coach them into core soft skills improvement such as professional attitude, solution mindset and the 10 BeCode soft skills framework.
  • Organize workshops on internship and job preparation : CV / cover letter / Interview preparation / applications follow up / … in collaboration with BeCode partners.
  • Ensure continuous individual coaching alongside the training to allow efficient matchmaking at the end of the training. 
  • Keeping an eye on the psycho-social wellbeing of the juniors during the training.
  • Continue individual coaching during internship to ensure job conversion.
  • Follow up after the internship.

    Are you our new colleague?

    We are looking for an enthusiastic career coach with following experience and skills:

     

    • At least 2-3 years working experience, preferably in recruitment, HR, professional coaching, with understanding of the IT job market.
    • Strong soft skills amongst them empathy, ability to listen, patience, proactivity, solutions oriented, team player.
    • Flexible, with strong communication & motivational skills.
    • Fluent in both English and French.
    • Knowledge in GitHub and web development is an asset.

      What do we offer you?

      By joining BeCode, you will become part of an amazing social project that already has had a big impact on our society – and we’re not stopping there. Next to finding purpose in your job, you will also join a small team in a growing, friendly environment fostering aligned autonomy. You will develop your skills and expand your expertise thanks to the training opportunities we offer.

      Keywords: administration, administrative assistant, administratief medewerker