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Cambridge Judge Business School seeks to attract, develop and retain the most talented people from around the world to complement our diverse community of academic, professional, administrative and operational staff. We offer a challenging and rewarding work environment with a range of special benefits and discounts.

If you are looking for stimulating and collaborative work, and an opportunity to make an impact on business education in an intellectually inspiring environment, you should consider a career at Cambridge Judge Business School. All jobs will be listed on this page.

Senior Programme Manager (Focus on Open Programmes)

Salary: £35,000 – £45,000

Contract type: Full-time – Fixed term

Closing date: 26 September 2021

About the role

Executive Education is a major activity in Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) operated by JBS Executive Education Ltd (JBSEEL), a limited company wholly owned by the University of Cambridge. Its activities include a substantial suite of custom programmes, a well-established range of open programmes, and deep engagements with clients, where the mode will shift from “education” to collaborative problem solving that not only creates value for the client but also helps to generate research questions, data, and publications for the Business School.

We are currently looking for a Senior Programme Manager to focus on the operational management and delivery of our open programmes, although the role will also operate across the custom functions on occasion.

The role requires detailed project management and delivery of on-site, online, or live online programmes for senior- and mid-level executives across the globe, including our flagship programmes such as The Cambridge Advanced Leadership programme.

About you

You will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the open programmes team which includes overseeing the establishment and maintenance of effective team processes and systems, including customer service, registrations, and programme planning. You will also act as a deputy line manager for the programme management team, supporting on general line management duties as required.

You are responsible for maintaining high-level relationships with individuals and for working collaboratively with other members of the Executive Education team to develop and deliver world-class executive education that meets specific business needs. There is a wide variation in the style, complexity, and duration of our programmes, so it is essential that all our people have a flexible and professional approach to programme delivery.

Applying for this role

Applicants are asked to submit an up-to-date CV along with a covering letter expressing their interest in the role and how their skills and experience match those required to Helen Machin, HR Advisor to Executive Education: [email protected].

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Research Engagement and Impact Manager

Salary: £31,406 – £40,927

Contract type: Part-time – Permanent

Closing date: 3 October 2021

About the role

Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) has a world-class faculty of around 70 members, representing all continents, whose research interests span the globe and the full spectrum of business issues. Many are leaders in their field, directing cutting-edge research and consulting for businesses and government. Working with the Research Manager and Director of Research, the role holder will facilitate and support the department’s strategic aim of research engagement with practitioner partners. This involves researching, identifying and building relationships to support the funding of doctoral studentships and research projects through block funding opportunities within the University and beyond, identifying and facilitating new and ongoing research engagement opportunities with the Cambridge ecosystem and wider regional bodies, liaising with colleagues in Judge Business School Executive Education Ltd (JBSEEL) to facilitate opportunities for research engagement with their clients, working with faculty to support and develop articles on impact, practitioner engagement and knowledge exchange, and advising faculty on the incorporation of these activities into their research projects. The role holder will also be supporting the Research Excellence Framework (REF) Project Manager in developing impact case studies for REF assessment and supporting faculty in the development of teaching case studies and facilitating their submission to The Case Centre.

About you

You will have significant experience in a research and/or senior administrative role, in a university setting, with experience of relationship building, corporate liaison and knowledge transfer between academia and practitioners.

Experience in editing teaching cases is essential for this role, as is a proven ability to negotiate, persuade and build relationships with corporate stakeholders. Experience of editing academic/practitioner focused articles and grant applications is desirable. You should have advanced written communication skills, strong organisational and project management skills, and the ability to analyse academic papers, identify key findings and communicate these to non-academics. You will be a self-starter, able to work independently and proactively with minimal supervision and able to confidently manage financial or contractual data.

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Executive Director of Centre for Strategic Philanthropy

Salary: £56,587 – £60,022

Contract type: Full-time – Fixed term

Closing date: 10 October 2021

About the role

The Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP) is a departmental research and education centre based within Cambridge Judge Business School. CSP’s primary objective is to further scholarship and the understanding of issues relating to long-horizon investing. Its mission is to extend knowledge in this area, to promote excellence in applying this knowledge and to sustain relevant research, teaching and knowledge sharing.

The primary purpose of the Executive Director’s role will be to work with the Dean and the CSP research team to develop a clear intellectual agenda for the CSP and to support the development of this research centre by executing the strategic plan and establishing CSP as a leading institution for knowledge building within long horizon investing. The person in this role will make a significant contribution to the continued growth of the centre and will play a central role in establishing CSP as a platform for research and engagement amongst leading global academic institutions and organisations within the charity, endowment and foundation sectors, sovereign wealth fund, the asset management industry, with a focus on emerging markets.

About you

Preferably educated to at least master’s level or equivalent, you will have previous research training or an understanding of the research environment and an ability to understand academic ideas and translate these to a wider audience. You should have familiarity with the practice of philanthropy in emerging markets, preferably through research and they will have previous experience of developing a programme or equivalent that is a world leader in its field and a proven record of organisation, planning and decision-making. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a prerequisite for this role along with the persona and credibility to develop and maintain effective working relations with people in senior leadership roles and from a multi-cultural environment, with sensitivity and respect for diversity. An interest in intellectual engagement within the subject of long horizon investing, as well as knowledge/experience of the higher education system, financial services industry and/or the third sector/civil society is also advantageous.

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University Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Organisational Theory & Information Systems

Salary: Competitive

Contract type: Full-time – Permanent

Closing date: 15 October 2021

About the role

Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) which is based in central Cambridge, leverages the power of academia for real world impact to transform individuals, organisations, and society. Since 1990, CJBS has forged a reputation as a centre of rigorous thinking and high-impact transformative education, situated within one of the world’s most prestigious research universities, and in the heart of the Cambridge Cluster, the most successful technology entrepreneurship cluster in Europe.

Cambridge Judge Business School is a highly ranked modern business school, located at the heart of an 800-year-old University, with an ambitious and collegial faculty in the Organisation Theory and Information Systems (OTIS) group. The OTIS group has developed a reputation for qualitative research that is rigorous, original, and consequential, as evidenced by a strong publication record, ‘deep engagement’ with practitioners, high profile media coverage, and the strength of its PhD students.

The Organisation Theory and Information Systems at CJBS is looking to recruit a research scholar in OTIS at the Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) or Lecturer (Assistant Professor) level. The group seeks to further increase its global visibility through its research outputs, including publications in core Information Systems and Management Journals as well as placing its PhD graduates in academic careers.

About you

You should be someone with a promising research record as evidenced by publications in top journals. You would ideally but not necessarily have an interest in one or more of the following: digital innovation; digital entrepreneurship; technology and healthcare; technology and social inclusion; technology and organisational change; and analytics, big data and knowledge creation. Your theoretical/methodological orientations would include sociomateriality, practice theory, symbolic interactionism, institutional theory, and ethnography. The group is supportive of non-traditional research and is particularly welcoming of candidates unafraid to tackle ‘grand challenge’ topics in organisations and society more widely.

The teaching associated with the Lectureship/Senior Lectureship covers core and elective courses on the MBA, EMBA our various MPhil programmes, and the Management studies Tripos. Project administration and dissertation supervision is also expected.

Depending on your experience, the appointment will be made at the Lecturer (Assistant Professor) or Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) level and anticipated to start on 1 September 2022.

We offer a competitive package of benefits.

Applying for this role

Please feel free to contact outgoing Head of Group, Professor Mark de Rond ([email protected]) before 1 October, or incoming Head of Group, Professor Paul Tracey ([email protected]) after 1 October 2021.

We particularly welcome applications from women and/or candidates from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our School.

A covering letter and detailed CV should be provided. Please quote reference NS27416 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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