Javier Muñoz Parrondo

Javier Muñoz Parrondo

Works at:

IESE Business School

Location in:

Barcelona, Barcelona Area, Spain

Javier Muñoz Parrondo

Javiers connections

Currently

Works at:
IESE Business School
Location in:
Barcelona, Barcelona Area, Spain

Bio

International manager passionate about changing and improving the MBA recruitment industry. Committed to achieving the highest results keeping the highest level of integrity and professionalism. Expert in talent acquisition and employer branding.

Excellent team player, always positive with excellent communication, analytical, and organizational skills.

Currently leading a 12 person team (7 nationalities) and serving clients from all around the world across different sectors.

I believe in understanding clients needs, getting things done and long term perspective.

Javier speaks

  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, Catalan, French

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Work

2011 – present

Director of MBA Career Services

IESE Business School
  • Member of the Directors Committee (from 2006) reporting directly to Associate Dean Prof. Heukamp and Dean Prof. Canals
  • - Increased the number of MBA Job offers by 25 percent in 2012
  • - Increased the recruitment yield to 90 per cent of the MBA class 3 months after graduation. (290 MBA students per year)
  • - Doubled the number of companies attending the MBA career forum from 40+ to 80+
  • - Increased by 50% de number of job offers from North America and Asia
  • - Created and recruited the new international Business Development group to expand our operations in overseas markets (Singapore, India New York and Sao Paulo)
  • - Designed the career management skills and and job search strategies for the IESE MBA, Executive MBA and IESE Alumni
2003 – 2011

Admissions Director

IESE Business School
  • 2006- 2011 Director of MBA Admissions
  • Admissions Director and President of MBA Admissions Committee. (2006-2011)
  • - Recruited 280+ high caliber MBA students every year from more than 51 countries (80% international)
  • - Increase MBA Sales from 13 M € to 21 M € from 2006 to 2011 while marketing and promotion expenses decrease from 3,2 M€ to 1,4 M € in the same period
  • - Successfully grew the MBA class by 22%
  • - Increased of the Admissions Yield from 54% in 2006 to 69% in 2011
  • - Increased ranking recognition ( Financial Times MBA ranking 17th in 2006 to 9th in 2011)
  • - Managed a team of 14 professionals including 6 Associate Directors (all MBA level executives) to:
  • - Desiged and implement the marketing, media and promotion strategy
  • - Organized more than 150 recruitment activities in more than 45 countries
  • - Managed the Financial Aid Office to provide financial aid opportunities and secure bank loan agreements
  • - Established IESE Young Talent Program® in 2008 (www.iese.edu/youngtalentprogram)
  • - Established IESE Summer School in 2010 (www.iese.edu/summerschool)
  • - Incorporated Assessment Days into MBA admissions process (2008) in Barcelona, New York and New Delhi.
  • - Served in different Advisory Boards as expert for international talent recruitment
  • - Frequently Interviewed and published by national and international media ( Business Week, Financial Times)
  • 2003-2006 Financial Aid Officer and Associate Director of MBA Admissions
  • - Designed and implemented the Global Loan agreement to finance MBAs students
  • - Promoted the MBA in more than 40 countries around the world
  • - Conducted more than 2000 interviews with MBA candidates from all around the world
1998 – 2001

Senior Auditor and Consultant

Ernst&Young
  • - Executed Due Diligence and IPO projects in different industries. Industry expertise in media, automotive, chemical and public sectors.
  • - Managed, supervised and trained working teams (from 3 to 15 people) in external and internal auditing as well as in consulting projects.
1998
(Jun – Sep)

Internship in Investment Banking Division

Citigroup
  • - Executed brokerage between our european clients and the Lisbon Stock Exchange market makers

Work

2011 – present

Director of MBA Career Services

IESE Business School
  • Member of the Directors Committee (from 2006) reporting directly to Associate Dean Prof. Heukamp and Dean Prof. Canals
  • - Increased the number of MBA Job offers by 25 percent in 2012
  • - Increased the recruitment yield to 90 per cent of the MBA class 3 months after graduation. (290 MBA students per year)
  • - Doubled the number of companies attending the MBA career forum from 40+ to 80+
  • - Increased by 50% de number of job offers from North America and Asia
  • - Created and recruited the new international Business Development group to expand our operations in overseas markets (Singapore, India New York and Sao Paulo)
  • - Designed the career management skills and and job search strategies for the IESE MBA, Executive MBA and IESE Alumni
2003 – 2011

Admissions Director

IESE Business School
  • 2006- 2011 Director of MBA Admissions
  • Admissions Director and President of MBA Admissions Committee. (2006-2011)
  • - Recruited 280+ high caliber MBA students every year from more than 51 countries (80% international)
  • - Increase MBA Sales from 13 M € to 21 M € from 2006 to 2011 while marketing and promotion expenses decrease from 3,2 M€ to 1,4 M € in the same period
  • - Successfully grew the MBA class by 22%
  • - Increased of the Admissions Yield from 54% in 2006 to 69% in 2011
  • - Increased ranking recognition ( Financial Times MBA ranking 17th in 2006 to 9th in 2011)
  • - Managed a team of 14 professionals including 6 Associate Directors (all MBA level executives) to:
  • - Desiged and implement the marketing, media and promotion strategy
  • - Organized more than 150 recruitment activities in more than 45 countries
  • - Managed the Financial Aid Office to provide financial aid opportunities and secure bank loan agreements
  • - Established IESE Young Talent Program® in 2008 (www.iese.edu/youngtalentprogram)
  • - Established IESE Summer School in 2010 (www.iese.edu/summerschool)
  • - Incorporated Assessment Days into MBA admissions process (2008) in Barcelona, New York and New Delhi.
  • - Served in different Advisory Boards as expert for international talent recruitment
  • - Frequently Interviewed and published by national and international media ( Business Week, Financial Times)
  • 2003-2006 Financial Aid Officer and Associate Director of MBA Admissions
  • - Designed and implemented the Global Loan agreement to finance MBAs students
  • - Promoted the MBA in more than 40 countries around the world
  • - Conducted more than 2000 interviews with MBA candidates from all around the world
1998 – 2001

Senior Auditor and Consultant

Ernst&Young
  • - Executed Due Diligence and IPO projects in different industries. Industry expertise in media, automotive, chemical and public sectors.
  • - Managed, supervised and trained working teams (from 3 to 15 people) in external and internal auditing as well as in consulting projects.
1998
(Jun – Sep)

Internship in Investment Banking Division

Citigroup
  • - Executed brokerage between our european clients and the Lisbon Stock Exchange market makers

Education

2001 – 2003

IESE Business School

MBA
2002

UCLA Anderson School of Management

MBA Exchange Program
1992 – 1997

Universidad San Pablo-CEU

Bachelor of Science