Jill Green


Jill Green

  • Position: Recruitment Manager
  • Email: J.R.Green1@leeds.ac.uk
  • Phone: +44 (0)113 343 7960 
  • Location: 2.07 Charles Thackrah Building, LUBS
  • Website: LinkedIn

Jill is an enthusiastic professional with a wealth of experience within a range of sectors including; Education, FMCG (Marks and Spencer, Thorntons plc, Nestle UK, Dr. Oetker), SMEs and Charities. She has a wide range of skills including; Professional Development, Recruitment, Student Employability, Marketing, Communications, Project Management, Training & Development and Business Development.

As the Recruitment Manager for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Programme Jill is responsible for;

  • Recruiting high quality businesses to apply to the programme
  • Proactively contributing and executing to the recruitment strategy
  • Screening potential applications against criteria and monitor applications
  • Managing the application process, reviewing applications, contributing to shortlisting panels, monitoring status and statistical analysis and providing timely feedback
  • Horizon scanning for potential partners and participants
  • Proactively leading with the distribution of marketing collateral to partners
  • Contributing to and advising on the national marketing plan
  • Liaising and encouraging potential referral partners regarding hosting recruitment events, sourcing speaker
  • Liaising with potential partners to attend events
  • Representing and promoting the programme at external events
  • Leading the Recruitment Officer to ensure exceptional customer and client service

In her previous Employability role within The School of Food Science and Nutrition she was responsible for;                       

  • Strategy development of the School’s industrial placement and international portfolio.
  • Teaching and facilitating Food Science and Nutrition specific employability lectures and workshops.
  • Promoting and representing the School to prospective employers developing and maintaining ongoing relationships with key external stakeholders.
  • Generating and developing new opportunities to enhance student employability e.g. industry visits and course related volunteering.
  • Managing and leading the undergraduate industrial placement scheme. Monitoring the on-going progress of placement students, allocating academic supervisors, co-coordinating site visits, and co-assessing their work relating to the scheme.  Organising successful student placements by monitoring suitability of placements and student performance.
  • Promoting and advertising and new placement opportunities.
  • Mentoring students in writing applications, CVs and giving specific advice on the requirements for undertaking an industrial placement.
  • Supporting placement students by being their first point of contact, offering administrative and pastoral support throughout their year in industry.


  • BSc (Hons) Food Science, University of Leeds

Research groups and institutes

  • Executive education