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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.

Assistant HR Advisor

Salary: £29,614 – £35,326

Contract type: Full-time – Fixed term (for one year or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier)

Closing date: 25 May 2022

About the role

The Human Resources department is responsible for the full range of HR functions for all staff at Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) and Judge Business School Executive Education Ltd (JBSEEL), including organisational structure, recruitment and retention, pay and grading, training and development, employment relations and performance management.

The Assistant HR Advisor, working alongside the other members of the HR team, is responsible for delivering a comprehensive HR and payroll function to all staff and line managers, including advising on and implementing various policies, managing complex employee relation matters, maintaining accurate personnel data, and advising on HR policies and procedures (probation, appraisals, sickness absence etc.), all within HR best practice. The Assistant HR Advisor is also responsible for managing the full recruitment process for Assistant, Academic Related, Academic and Research Staff.

The role holder is the first point of contact for all members of staff, as well as many external stakeholders, and therefore must have the ability to communicate effectively with people from a wide range of backgrounds, ensuring tact, discretion, and diplomacy at all times. You will need to have considerable knowledge and experience in hiring, recruitment, employment law and HR best practice, as well as the ability to build trust with hiring managers, prospective candidates, and staff members. The role holder provides provision of a diagnostic service on specific HR issues and conducts analysis and definition of root problem and identifies and recommends solutions to meet service requirements. In addition, a high degree of confidentiality, autonomy and initiative is critical.

About you

You will have substantial experience of working in a HR role in a busy department, preferably within an academic environment. You should demonstrate advanced knowledge of HR, including a critical understanding of relevant theory, as well as knowledge of employment law and principles of HR best practice. You will have strong IT skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, combined with the ability to communicate verbally and in writing to a high standard. The ability to work under pressure, prioritise workloads to meet multiple deadlines, forward plan and simultaneously manage a number of tasks effectively is a prerequisite of this role.

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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Centre Manager, Centre for Endowment Asset Management

Salary: £31,406 – £40,927

Contract type: Full-time – Fixed term (for 12 months or until the return of the post holder, whichever is earlier)

Closing date: 26 May 2022

About the role

The Centre for Endowment Asset Management (CEAM) is a research and education centre located within Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS). Set up in 2013, it has established a globally influential reputation amongst academics and amongst senior practitioners managing the World’s largest charities, endowments/foundations, sovereign funds and family offices. CEAM is supported through philanthropic funding predominantly. Due to this funding provision and the related activities these relationships provide across the business school, CEAM is responsible for looking after major donors and stakeholders of strategic importance for the department and University, as well as CEAM.

The primary purpose of this Centre Manager role is to support the CEAM’s Executive Director in providing efficient leadership of the Centre’s day-to-day business and activity by optimising management of the Centre’s core areas: governance and planning; research management; financial management; stakeholder management (internal & external); project/administrative management; human resources/team and line management; and communications management.

The Centre Manager is expected to have a high degree of autonomy, with the ability to interact with a wide range of senior collaborators and stakeholders (including faculty, donors/sponsors, colleagues from other teams within the department, external research centres and networks, central banks, asset management organisations, sovereign wealth funds, charities and pension funds).

About you

In addition to strong administrative skills, you will be expected to have excellent communication skills, the ability to manage teams virtually to achieve success in the Centre’s activities/projects and the ability to plan, problem solve and make decisions that strike a careful balance between the changing needs of the Centre and its stakeholders.

Other information

The preferred start date for this post is 27 June 2022.

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.

We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working or other flexible working arrangements.

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Senior Custodian (two roles available)

Salary: £20,600 – £23,487

Contract type: Full-time – Permanent

Closing date: 29 May 2022

About the role

The Business School building is listed and was constructed in a dramatic and modern design behind retained façade of the original Addenbrooke’s Hospital. The Business School has office accommodation, five lecture theatres, 16 seminar and meeting rooms, a dedicated dining room, a common room providing a social and meeting space as well as student project and syndicate rooms, an information centre, and a computer lab. The Business School also occupies all floors of the neighbouring Keynes House, along with five houses in Trumpington Street.

We are looking for two self-motivated individuals to join our Facilities team as Senior Custodians. The role holders will provide an efficient and effective service to the Business School staff, students and guests. This will include meeting room set up, office moves, basic cleaning, and security. Further responsibilities include sorting and distributing mail, assisting on minor building maintenance and light supervision of contractors.

About you

Ideally, you will have worked in a similar role, have basic IT literacy, although training will be given in the use of the computer systems used. You will have technical aptitude and the ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team. Good communication and timekeeping skills are essential. Being highly motivated, conscientious, and honest are prerequisites for this role.

You will be required to work on a rotating shift pattern that includes mornings, evenings and weekends depending on the needs of the Business School.

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Director of Custom Programmes

Salary: Competitive

Contract type: Full-time – Permanent

Closing date: 29 May 2022

About the role

JBS Executive Education Limited (JBSEEL), part of the Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS), is a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Cambridge. Executive Education provides world-class education programmes that deliver real world impact through a portfolio of open programmes and a substantial suite of custom programmes, with formats of delivery that range from live-online to asynchronous online, and in-person.

We are entering an exciting new era of growth and development at Executive Education, ushered in by our new CJBS Dean and new Executive Education Director. Our strategy is focused on achieving Cambridge’s mission and impact in the world, as well as meeting increasing market demands for scaled, innovative, immersive, and digital learning. We are increasing the scale and size of our clients, innovating in digital learning, growing our capability for the future, and enhancing our operating model and partnerships.

To support our growth, and due to internal promotion, we are seeking to appoint a Director of Custom Programmes to lead our high performing team of Client Directors, Client Relationship Managers, Bid Managers and Learning Design. The successful candidate will be a member of the senior Leadership Team, working in partnership with members of CJBS faculty, and will have primary responsibility for the execution of our strategy for custom programmes. Their primary focus will be to achieve double-digit growth year-on-year by building the scale and value of our custom portfolio of programmes and robust institutional relationships across all delivery models; in-person, live online, and asynchronous.

This is a wonderful change leadership opportunity to take a leading role in ushering in our next generation of Custom institutional clients and influencing our future product suite, while leading and stewarding a welcoming, conscientious, and ambitious Custom team.

About you

You will have a background and demonstrable leadership experience in global Executive Education, Professional Services Learning Solutions or Learning & Development, preferably across digital, virtual and F2F modalities. You will have a sophisticated understanding of client relationship management and evidence of winning and delivering business at the highest level. Experience of change leadership is essential, along with a proven ability to steward and embed that change with skill, care, resilience, positivity and tenacity.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please submit your CV and cover letter, along with a completed CHRIS/6 from the University of Cambridge website to Martin Hawes.

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Administrator

Salary: £27,116 – £31,406

Contract type: Full-time – Permanent

Closing date: 31 May 2022

About the role

Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance (CERF) was founded in 2001 in the University of Cambridge with the formal objective to promote research within the University of Cambridge in all aspects of finance, financial institutions and financial markets, and their relationship with economic behaviour and performance.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking for an interesting and varied role within administration of academic institutions. The successful candidate will report to the Director and work closely with the Centre Manager of CERF. The administrator offers in addition to general daily administrative assistance also the main co-ordination of the activities of Cambridge Finance and Cambridge Centre for Finance. The role includes general administration, event management, assisting in producing various written and financial reports, and updating and creating websites. The administrator will be responsible for liaising with a large number of senior academics in the University of Cambridge as well as in other academic and commercial institutions. The post is full-time.

About you

You should be educated to degree level or equivalent and have relevant experience from IT-intensive administrative posts. You must be flexible and confident with the ability to work independently and use own initiative. A high level of IT skills including experience with maintaining websites is expected. Organisational skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to multi-task and to communicate at all levels are important for the role.

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Receptionist (two roles available)

Salary: £20,600 – £23,487

Contract type: Full-time – Permanent

Closing date: 2 June 2022

About the role

A member of the reception team is often the first point of contact for staff, students, and visitors (either in person or on the telephone), and as such are of central importance to the image that Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) presents. The role holder needs to actively engage with the Business Schools’ clients, students, programme participants and visitors to deliver the best customer experience. Our reception team is professional, courteous, presentable, friendly, attentive, efficient and pride themselves on excellent customer service.

The receptionist team forms part of the wider facilities team, which is largely responsible for the smooth running of the Business School and its internal and externally focused activities.

Duties will include receiving visitors to the Business School including potential students, programme participants, the general public and distinguished guests, dealing with telephone enquiries, managing room bookings and providing general support to the wider School. Additionally, duties will include sorting and distributing incoming mail, processing outgoing mail and issuing room keys and access cards.

About you

You will have good standard of general education and experience of working in a customer-facing environment. You will be expected to be pro-active in their approach to the role and possess a problem-solving mindset. We are looking for an individual who is ambitious and has excellent interpersonal and organisational skills. Computer literacy is a pre-requisite for the role. Experience of working on a reception desk would be beneficial.

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Research Finance Administrator

Salary: £23,487 – £27,116

Contract type: Part-time – Permanent

Closing date: 5 June 2022

About the role

Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) has a world-class faculty of around 74 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 within the Research Support team, the role holder will support the Senior Grants Facilitator in the smooth running of the department’s externally funded grants. In this position, they will administer financial transactions against the department’s 20-25 active research grants, including collating data for financial reporting to auditors and/or funders. Where necessary, they will liaise with CJBS Finance and HR offices, as well as the University’s Research Operations Office. They will also support Principal Investigators and researchers to administer timesheets, plan travel, support supplier relationships, and maintain grant records, including GDPR compliance.

About you

Educated to A level/NVQ level 3 standard (or equivalent level of practical experience), you will have proven numeracy skills, through strong GCSE or equivalent mathematics/accounting qualifications. You will have financial administrative experience, ideally in a higher education environment, combined with clear and articulate verbal and written communication skills. Excellent organisational skills, including a proven ability to work to tight deadlines whilst achieving accuracy and paying attention to detail is a pre-requisite for this role. Knowledge of research grants administration is also desirable.

More information

This is a part-time position working 14.6 hours per week (0.4 FTE). We anticipate that interviews will take place on 14 June 2022.

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Research Associate in Operations and Technology Management

Salary: £33,309 – £40,927

Contract type: Full-time – Fixed term (for one year in the first instance)

Closing date: 5 June 2022

About the role

The Operations and Technology Management (OTM) group at Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) is a collegial and ambitious group of 12 faculty. The OTM group has developed a reputation for management research that is rigorous, original, and consequential, as evidenced by a strong publication record, high profile media coverage, and the strength of its PhD programme.

About you

The OTM group is seeking a Research Associate (RA) who has experience in teaching and ambition to further develop their research through engagement with the OTM faculty. You should hold a PhD in Management and be able to teach the core MBA course on Business Statistics. Your research should strengthen existing research of the group. A research focus in the field of healthcare operations is particularly welcome.

More information

Successful candidates who have not been awarded their PhD by the appointment date will be under-appointed as a Research Assistant (Grade 5) employed on a salary of £31,406 per annum. Upon award of the PhD the individual will be appointed as a Research Associate (Grade 7).

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Research Assistant/Associate (El-Erian Institute)

Salary: £27,116 – £40,927

Contract type: Full-time – Fixed-term (funds for this post are available for three years in the first instance)

Closing date: 12 June 2022

About the role

Cambridge Judge Business School leverages the power of academia for real world impact to transform individuals, organisations and society. Since 1990, Cambridge Judge 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.

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant/Associate position for the El-Erian Institute for Behavioural Economics and Public Policy – this is a new interdisciplinary institute housed in Cambridge Judge Business School. It is led by Professor Lucia Reisch, the inaugural El-Erian Professor of Behavioural Economics and Public Policy.

The postholder will work on various research-related tasks, overseen by Professor Reisch. The tasks will include (but not be limited to): design of field trials in international settings; supervising field experiments; supporting local data retrieval and analysis. The position has a clear research focus and high publication potential, and may also allow for career developing teaching. The role holder will work in an interdisciplinary research lab with several early career researchers.

About you

We welcome applications, particularly if you have a background in behavioural economics and/or psychology and related disciplines, with strong expertise in quantitative research methods and field work (mainly: field experiments, surveys). You should have a PhD degree (or are about to receive it), publication experience in international peer-reviewed journals, and strong quantitative methods skills. Knowledge of social data science methods is desirable. You should provide evidence of interest in policy engagement and sustainable development.

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Associate Director, Engagement

Salary: £42,149 – £53,348

Contract type: Full-time – Fixed-term (funds for the role are available for two years initially)

Closing date: 12 June 2022

About the role

The Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) works with a unique network of academics and decision-makers in government to improve the use of evidence and expertise in public policy. Our approach is based on addressing the questions which policy makers identify, and on building relationships characterised by mutual understanding, respect, and trust. The Centre is administratively anchored in Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS).

The Centre for Science and Policy is now seeking an Associate Director to develop and lead a major new programme to address pressing public policy challenges – bringing senior policy makers and academics together to forge new collaborations.

The new role will deliver CSaP’s programme of Policy Workshops, which bring academics and policy makers together to co-produce responses to policy challenges. The role-holder will also oversee CSaP’s relationships with academics at the University of Cambridge and support them to build policy engagement into their research.

About you

You will have an outstanding record of focusing on the relationship between science and public policy. You are expected to demonstrate the vision and leadership to develop a new engagement programme alongside CSaP’s existing knowledge brokering activities. You will share a commitment to promoting a positive and inclusive institutional culture. You will hold a relevant postgraduate qualification or have equivalent professional experience.

Ideally you will have experience of working in Higher Education or a policy role and will have knowledge of the ‘impact’ agenda in research funding. You will also have excellent communication skills – both oral and written. You will have outstanding team-working and leadership skills. You will have an excellent track record of working with stakeholders and building collaborations.

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Policy Fellowships Coordinator

Salary: £27,116 – £31,406

Contract type: Full-time – Fixed-term (funds for this post are available until 13 February 2025 in the first instance)

Closing date: 15 June 2022

About the role

The Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) builds connections between researchers and policy makers in the UK and internationally in its mission to support evidence-informed policy making. CSaP’s Policy Leaders Fellowship (PLF) programme is a unique initiative, which provides the most senior policy professionals in the UK civil service access to research and academic expertise. Launched in 2013 its discussions focus on the need for long-term thinking, the value of evidence, and fresh perspectives on key challenges.

The Policy Fellowships Coordinator is responsible for organising a number of Policy Fellowship programmes, as well as providing a consistent and high-level service to all Policy Fellows, sending regular communications, carrying out evaluations and meeting Fellows’ expectations of the professional development opportunities offered by CSaP. The role holder will play an essential part in recruiting approximately 80 Policy Fellows per year and will organise their structured programmes of meetings at the University of Cambridge.

About you

Educated to degree level, or with an equivalent level of practical experience, you will have experience of supporting senior stakeholders, preferably in a higher education or policy environment. We are looking for someone with administration experience, and a familiarly with managing budgets. This role requires a high standard of interpersonal and communications skills. You should also have excellent organisational skills, with experience in project management. Accuracy, attention to detail, and strong IT skills are all prerequisites for this role.

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Director of Marketing, Executive Education

Salary: Competitive

Contract type: Full-time – Permanent

Closing date: 19 June 2022

About the role

JBS Executive Education Limited (JBSEEL), part of the Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS), is a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Cambridge. Executive Education provides world-class education programmes that deliver real world impact through a portfolio of open programmes and a substantial suite of custom programmes, with formats of delivery that range from live-online to asynchronous online, and in-person.

We are entering an exciting new era of growth and development at Executive Education, ushered in by our new CJBS Dean and new Executive Education Director. Our strategy is focused on achieving Cambridge’s mission and impact in the world, as well as meeting increasing market demands for scaled, innovative, immersive, and digital learning. We are increasing the scale and size of our clients, innovating in digital learning, growing our capability for the future, and enhancing our operating model and partnerships.

To support our growth, we are seeking to appoint a Director of Marketing to have primary responsibility for the development and execution of our marketing strategy. They will be an inspiring and innovative leader, playing a key role in our Senior Leadership Team, and contributing to strategic planning across the business.

About you

A strategic marketer with significant experience in a senior or leadership role, you will have a proven track record of successfully developing and implementing a corporate marketing strategy in a complex organisation. You will be creative, innovative, and content-orientated, excited about the opportunities for digital innovation and skilled in harnessing emerging technologies and trends. Leading a small team, you will oversee all aspects of the marketing function, including research and segmentation, marketing strategy, product strategy and development, pricing, digital marketing in both Business-to-Consumer (B2C) and Business-to Business (B2B), CRM/databases, and website. A background in consultancy or professional services would be an advantage.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please submit your CV and cover letter, along with a completed CHRIS/6 from the University of Cambridge website to Martin Hawes: [email protected].

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