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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.

Head of Partnerships (Entrepreneurship Centre) (fixed term)

Salary £41,526 – £52,559
Closing date 23 April 2021

This is an exciting new opportunity responsible for managing Entrepreneurship Centre’s portfolio of existing and emerging academic, industry, government, and philanthropic partner relationships and client delivery. You will work closely with key stakeholders within and beyond CJBS to secure and sustain partnerships that have the potential to support one or more functional areas in the Centre.

Working in close consultation with the Executive Director of the Centre you will manage partnerships from concept to delivery with the overall objective of reaching relevant and high-calibre prospects, positively engaging, and converting these into partnership agreements, providing them with a world-class client and account management experience and maintaining positive ongoing relations with them.

You will be educated to at least a degree level, you will have experience in leading business development to support innovation, entrepreneurship, venture creation or business growth. You will also have experience in managing high value corporate client programme delivery and experience in creating, capturing, and delivering value from income generating academic, industry or government partnerships. Excellent partnership and relationship management skills along with strategic and operational planning experience are pre-requisites of this role.

This is a fixed term post for one year in the first instance. Previous applicants need not apply.

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Alumni Relations Coordinator, Regional Europe and Africa (maternity cover, part time)

Salary £29,176 – £34,804
Closing date 26 April 2021

The External Engagement team is a primary external-facing department within Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS). The team’s functions include Alumni Relations, Events, Development, Stewardship, and communications related to these areas. The role exists to ensure students and alumni are well connected to and educated about the alumni network, and that relationships with key alumni volunteers within their region of responsibility are maintained, strengthening the global CJBS community of advocates and ambassadors.

You should have a relevant degree and/or appropriate work experience ideally in a customer facing role. You must be an experienced administrator, with knowledge of alumni, student, or membership relations. To be successful in this role you will need to be an excellent communicator with knowledge of communication principles and of database and information management. An understanding of event management and the Higher Education environment are pre-requisites for this role. The ability to work successfully in a team, to network and to provide a high level of customer care is essential for this role. An understanding of volunteer management principles is highly desirable.

The funds for this post are available for one year or until the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.

This is a part time role working 22 hours per week.

Internal applicants wishing to undertake a secondment are welcome to apply.

Interviews will take place on 30 April.

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Research Associate – Global Benchmarking (CCAF) (fixed term, part time)

Salary £32,816 – £40,322
Closing date 27 April 2021

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) is an international and interdisciplinary research centre dedicated to the study of alternative finance, focusing on new financial instruments and channels of finance emerging outside of the traditional financial system in the areas of alternative financing channels, alternative approaches to credit analytics and alternative payment systems.

The Centre provides academic thought leadership, evidence-based policy output and industry practice insights to improve global business practice in all aspects of finance. In addition to the focus on research and its dissemination to academics, businesses and policymakers, the Centre has a teaching agenda, delivering executive education courses, developing teaching material, both traditional and online, and developing lecture courses for the MBA and other business school programmes, as well as for programmes elsewhere in the University.

The Centre is seeking an experienced Research Associate to support and maintain the University’s national and international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Contribution to excellence in research will be in the support provided in the delivery of the Centre’s flagship Global Alternative Finance Benchmarking Research Programme. The benchmarking agenda includes close and large-scale collaboration with over 30 academic partners and institutions around the world. The role holder will be carrying out research under the direction of a principle investigator and the Lead in Global Benchmarking to include data stream aggregation, analysis, interpretation and outreach.

You will have a masters or doctoral degree in economics, finance, engineering, political science, public policy, management, or fintech related field strongly preferred. You will be able to demonstrate breadth/depth of specialist knowledge in several alternative finance verticals, such as digital capital raising (equity crowdfunding), digital lending (peer-to-peer (P2P)/marketplace lending), digital payments, cryptocurrencies/distributed ledger technology (DLT), and/or regtech. Proven track-record of research experience in both qualitative and quantitative research methods and techniques are a prerequisite for this position.

This is a fixed term appointment until 31 March 2022 in the first instance.

This is a part time role working 18.5 hours per week.

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Employer Engagement – Finance Lead (fixed term)

Salary £36,914 – £49,553
Closing date 28 April 2021

The CJBS Career centre supports the professional development and career ambitions of CJBS premium fee programmes – the MBA, MFin, EMBA and MAcc, the largest revenue-generating degrees of the School, with annual cohorts of over 400 students. The role holder plays a pivotal role in the strategic planning, co-ordination, and delivery of Careers provision in the finance sector, a key target sector for our postgraduate students.

The role holder is also the key point of contact for the MFin Programme to ensure that delivery is aligned with programme’s goals, and with MFin students in the Careers team. The successful candidate will initiate, develop, and manage relationships with employers and recruiters in the sector, identifying new areas for business development based on market research and student interest to increase scale, quality and number of corporate relationships and strategic partnerships.

You will be educated to a degree level and have demonstrable experience and understanding of the finance labour market, hiring practices, job opportunities and career paths of postgraduate students in this sector. You will also have business development experience including ability to build strong, sustainable relationships from scratch. Ability to communicate effectively and establish and maintain co-operative working relationships with an internationally diverse group of high performing individuals is a prerequisite for this role.

This is a fixed term maternity leave cover post for one year or until the return of the post holder, whichever is earlier.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

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Programme Manager (Custom Programmes)

Salary £27,000 – £30,000
Closing date 4 May 2021

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 School.

We are currently looking for a Programme Manager to join our Custom Programme team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the project management and on-site, online, or live online delivery of a range of programmes for senior executives from local, national and global organisations. Our programmes range from highly interactive short courses through to longer, more complex programmes and occasionally events for several hundred participants. 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 clients and their learning and development needs.

You will have practical, hands-on delivery experience of project or event management in an international context, preferably in an executive education or higher education environment. An understanding of relationship management and the ability to work across different business disciplines and establish rapport and credibility with senior executives, faculty and participants is essential.

This is a full time, permanent opportunity, working 40 hours per week. 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.

Applications, and any questions concerning this opportunity, should be submitted to Helen Machin, HR Advisor.

We anticipate that interviews will be held week commencing 10 May 2021.

Download the Programme Manager job description

Director of Alumni and External Engagement

Salary £60,905 – £70,579
Closing date 5 May 2021

The Alumni and External Engagement department acts as a central resource and partner to our community of scholars, practitioners, leaders, entrepreneurs and change agents. They play a strategic role in bringing us together to support the continuing growth and development of Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) and our community, harnessing and strengthening our potential and impact. As part of our growing ambitions, we are now seeking a creative and experienced alumni and external engagement professional, who will join us to play a pivotal role in leading the team to take our activities to new heights.

Reporting to the Director of the School, the Director of Alumni and External Engagement will work with the Senior Management team to set the overarching vision and strategy for CJBS engagement activities. Through alumni, honorary appointments, board members, donors and friends of CJBS, and collaborating with the University of Cambridge’s central Development and Alumni Relations office, the post holder will drive our external engagement and fundraising opportunities internationally.

You will bring a thorough understanding of best practice in philanthropy and external engagement to achieve outstanding results. As a collaborative and strategic leader, with experience of motivating and managing teams, your ability to operate in this key role will be underpinned by substantial experience of working across varied stakeholder groups to design and deliver highly successful external engagement activities. Key to your success in this role will be your sophisticated interpersonal skills, entrepreneurial approach, and ability to inspire those around you towards engaging in long-lasting, beneficial relationships for CJBS and its community.

To view the information pack and apply for this role please visit our recruitment partner Richmond Associates website or to have a confidential discussion with the lead consultant, please contact Sonja Dunphy, Managing Director on [email protected] or +44 (0)20 3617 9240.

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