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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.

Associate Director, Policy Fellowships, Centre for Science and Policy

Salary: £42,149-£53,348

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

Closing date: 7 August 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 oversee CSaP’s flagship Policy Fellowships Programme. Managing a small team, you will direct a programme engaging around 100 policy officials over two-year bespoke professional development opportunities with the University of Cambridge. You will require the ability to learn about policy areas quickly and use this learning to identify academics at the University of Cambridge to invite to meet Policy Fellows.

About you

Ideally educated to a postgraduate level or equivalent, with experience of working in Higher Education or a policy role, you will have excellent communication skills – both oral (including facilitating/speaking at events) and written (preparing and editing articles). You will also have the experience/knowledge of the interactions between research and policy making, strategy development and line management experience.

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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Client Director, Custom Programmes

Salary: Competitive

Contract type: Full time – Permanent

Closing date: 8 August 2022

About the role

JBS Executive Education Limited (JBSEEL) is part of the Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) and a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Cambridge. Executive Education provides world-class education programmes that deliver real world impact and comprise 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. We are growing rapidly and significantly in some of the Business School’s most important and meaningful areas of research, including Environment, Social and Governance (ESG), Strategy and Competitiveness and Alternative Finance.

To support our growth mandate and acquisition of high-net-worth business from our next generation of Custom institutional clients, we are seeking to appoint an additional Client Director.

The Client Director will work with the Director of Custom Programmes and colleagues across Executive Education and CJBS to expand our portfolio of strategic partners and corporate alliances. The role will focus on the identification of new market opportunities and developing and presenting proposals. They will advise on learning design and experiential learning, guiding clients through the pedagogical process. They will close sales and use professional project planning tools to maintain financial, relational, and delivery oversight of won business, in addition to identifying and developing opportunities for strategic partnerships and cross-selling.

About you

You will have a background in goal-oriented sales, demonstrable experience of consultative selling and significant experience of working directly with clients in a global context. You should have a developed and sophisticated understanding of business planning, cross cultural sensitivity, and the ability to adapt quickly and flexibly to changing situations. With formal project planning skills, you will be confident in proposal writing, negotiating agreements and able to quickly establish credibility with senior executives, faculty, and participants.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please submit your CV and cover letter explaining how your skills and experience would equip you for this role to our recruitment partner, Martin Hawes at The Edge Selection at [email protected].

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Client Relationship Manager, Custom Programmes

Salary: £50,000-£60,000

Contract type: Full time – Permanent

Closing date: 8 August 2022

About the role

JBS Executive Education Limited (JBSEEL) is part of the Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) and a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Cambridge. Executive Education provides world-class education programmes that deliver real world impact and comprise 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. The portfolio of Executive Education activities forms a vibrant and integral part of the overall portfolio of educational activities offered by CJBS.

To support our growth mandate and strengthen the stewardship of our next generation of Custom institutional clients, we are seeking to appoint an additional Client Relationship Manager (CRM).

The CRM is a vital account management and programme direction role in supporting and maintaining strong and sustainable client relationships – particularly where key and complex projects are concerned – and supports the Sales function by managing client accounts across the portfolio. They are responsible for the effective project management and delivery of the programmes and for overseeing the management of budgets so that client expectations are fulfilled, and target profit levels are achieved. They manage client and team to a robust project plan, manage scope and client expectations, and take ultimate ownership for delivering client programme design and delivery on time, to budget and at high quality.

The position acts as an important interface between clients, faculty members, external contributors, and stakeholders within Executive Education and CBJS, acting as the link between exacting client requirements and relevant colleagues throughout the whole client engagement and pre-delivery process. The post-holder will work collaboratively with colleagues responsible for the delivery of programmes and other projects for Executive Education, building our reputation as a pre-eminent provider of executive development programmes and learning solutions.

About you

You should be educated to degree level or equivalent, with strong and demonstrable experience of project and client management ideally within a learning solutions and international context. You will be able to communicate, present and influence key stakeholders and will be confident with clients at all levels. With an analytical approach and excellent project management skills, you will have strong problem solving and negotiation skills, able to work under pressure with high profile and high net worth clients. A strong team player, you will have a high degree of tact, diplomacy, and an understanding of global political and cultural contexts.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please submit your CV and cover letter explaining how your skills and experience would equip you for this role to Helen Machin, HR Manager: [email protected]

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Graphic Designer/Content Creator

Salary: Competitive

Contract type: Full time – Permanent

Closing date: 8 August 2022

About the role

JBS Executive Education Limited (JBSEEL) is part of the Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) and a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Cambridge. Executive Education provides world-class education programmes that deliver real world impact and comprise 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. We are growing rapidly and significantly in some of the Business School’s most important and meaningful areas of research, including Environment, Social and Governance (ESG), Strategy and Competitiveness and Alternative Finance.

To support our growth mandate and acquisition of new business, we are seeking to appoint a dedicated Graphic Designer/Content Creator.

This is a permanent, full-time role within Executive Education reporting to the Director of Marketing and supporting across all marketing activities within Executive Education. Working closely with the rest of the Marketing team and other functions within Executive Education, the role holder will have responsibilities across graphic design and content, illustrations; infographics; brochure development; filming and video editing; webpages; presentations; digital ads; and some print material. The role holder may, in some instances, be personally responsible for the creation of such content, or they may collaborate with third parties such as writers, editors, videographers to produce content. They will also oversee all delivery, such as print or other materials and ensure appropriate compliance with, and interpretation of, our brand guidelines.

This is a newly defined role for Executive Education and an exciting opportunity for the right candidate. We offer an environment and a team which actively supports and encourages innovation and initiative. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to help shape the future of the role and the technical, graphic and videographic capability within Executive Education.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please submit your CV and cover letter explaining how your skills and experience would equip you for this role to Derrick Mabbott, Director of Marketing: [email protected] and Helen Machin, HR Manager: [email protected].

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Senior Programme Manager, Custom Programmes

Salary: Competitive

Contract type: Full time – Permanent

Closing date: 8 August 2022

About the role

JBS Executive Education Limited (JBSEEL) is part of the Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) and a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Cambridge. Executive Education provides world-class education programmes that deliver real world impact and comprise 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. We are growing rapidly and significantly in some of the Business School’s most important and meaningful areas of research, including Environment, Social and Governance (ESG), Strategy and Competitiveness and Alternative Finance.

To support our growth mandate with the service and delivery of high-net-worth client business, we are seeking to appoint a full-time, permanent Senior Programme Manager (SPM) for the Custom Programmes Team. The successful candidate will co-manage, with an existing SPM, the delivery of our Custom programmes. This includes supporting the project management of the Custom Programme Portfolio; driving high standards of project management across the team; line management of the programme management team; project management of design and delivery of complex on-site, online, or live online client programmes; stewarding of high-level relationships with individual clients; refinement of processes and project planning; and equitable programme/resource allocation.

About you

This is a time of significant change and growth in the organisation. Our programmes are growing in complexity and require us to implement new systems and project planning as well as enhanced design principles and delivery practices with immersive learning and sophisticated digital elements. You will be an inspiring and innovative manager skilled and experienced in a range of project management methodologies. You will be ready to support our team through a period of change, role model new processes and techniques and take an active role in training and systems management.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please submit your CV and cover letter explaining how your skills and experience would equip you for this role to Maria Weber, Head of Operations: [email protected] and Helen Machin, HR Manager: [email protected].

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Director of Marketing

Salary: Competitive

Contract type: Full time – Permanent

Closing date: 9 August 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.

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 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 but highly motivated team, you will oversee all aspects of the marketing function, including research and segmentation, marketing strategy, product strategy and development, pricing, digital marketing, CRM/databases, and website. The role encompasses both B2B and B2C markets, with the main development and focus being on B2B.

In addition, this is a time of significant change and growth in the organisation. You will be an inspiring and innovative leader, playing a key role in our Senior Leadership Team, and contributing to strategic planning across the business.

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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Project Manager, Circular Economy Centre

Salary: £31,406-£40,927

Contract type: Part-time – Fixed term (funds for this post are available until 30 April 2024 in the first instance)

Closing date: 18 August 2022

About the role

The Circular Economy Centre’s mission is to become a leading international source of original and seminal research, expertise and knowledge on the circular economy and the particular policy and business contexts within which this system operates. The Centre aims to become one of the leading hubs on the circular economy, synthesising shared research objectives and initiatives by both academic inputs as well as practitioners.

The Project Manager reports to the Director of the Circular Economy Centre (CEC) and is responsible for the overall management of the project. They will be the main point of contact for CEC team members, Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) grants team, the funding body, European project partners representatives and secondees. The role holder will coordinate all operational matters from the beginning of the project through to its completion in conjunction with the Director and the European partner organisations and ensure compliance with funder deliverables, milestones, and reporting. Professional delivery of this service will ensure an ongoing successful relationship with the funder, growth of the research centre, as well as development of practitioner and academic networks to secure the position of the CEC among its academic peers, practitioner partners/beneficiaries and potential donors.

About you

Educated to degree level (or with an equivalent level of professional experience), you should have experience of working as a senior administrator, with the ability to manage multiple tasks effectively at the same time. The Project Manager must be personable and engaging, and able to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills. You should be diplomatic and able to handle colleagues sensitively and maintain confidentiality at all times. The ability to problem-solve and use initiative are prerequisites for this role. You will have highly developed customer service skills and a willingness to go the extra mile.

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Psychometrician or Senior Psychometrician (two roles available)

Salary: Competitive

Contract type: Full time – Permanent

Closing date: 31 August 2022

About the role

The University of Cambridge Psychometrics Centre develops tests and algorithms for a range of applications, and data visualisations that are used by millions of people worldwide. We are seeking to hire a psychometrician with expertise in psychological measurement and data analysis to support the Centre’s academic and commercial projects.

We are seeking to appoint two new members to the team at either Psychometrician or Senior Psychometrician level, dependent on experience. Both role holders will oversee the development of psychometric tests and delivery of psychometric training, consultancy, and support to Psychometrics Centre clients. They will provide management and leadership in all statistical and technical aspects of psychometric projects, including the creation of suitable test items, data analysis, machine learning and algorithm development and technical report production. They will instantiate items in software, manage data collection and product development processes from end-to-end and provide mentorship to other psychometricians in the team.

The role is in JBS Executive Education Ltd. (JBSEEL) and the role holder will report to the Executive Director of the Psychometrics Centre. They will work closely with the software engineers and fellow psychometricians on a daily basis to deliver commercial projects, as well as collaborating with Research Associates and the Academic Director on scientific publications arising from the Centre’s activities.

About you

We have a supportive and experienced team that can offer valuable internal mentorship and training, so we are interested in hearing about areas where you seek to further develop your skills. You will be educated to graduate level in a relevant social science discipline, with strong quantitative data analysis and computational skills and a relevant first degree. You will have a proven track record of work in designing and implementing questions for use in online test development and administration. Ability to conduct item response theory analysis using any programming language is a prerequisite for the role. Ability to use Concerto, the R Programming language, Python and MySQL, and experience with web scraping, are desirable skills for this role.

How to apply

Candidates are asked to submit a full curriculum vitae and a covering letter explaining their interest in the position and how their skills and experience match the criteria. Applications should be sent to Helen Machin, HR Manager Executive Education at [email protected].

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Personal Assistant

Salary: £27,116-£31,406

Contract type: Full time – Fixed term (funds for this post are available for 4 years in the first instance)

Closing date: 4 September 2022

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Personal Assistant, who will provide comprehensive administrative and secretarial support to both the Vice Dean for Faculty and Director of the Executive EMBA programme. The post has a wide range of responsibilities, including running both offices and managing complex diary arrangements, meeting coordination, providing secretarial support, travel arrangements and financial administration. The post holder liaises closely with academic-related, assistant, and senior academic staff in the Department and the University, as well as a variety of external stakeholders and collaborative organisations.

About you

You should have previous PA/secretarial administrative experience, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You should have strong IT skills and minute taking experience. Excellent organisation skills, good time management, and the ability to prioritise a diverse and changing workload are all prerequisites for this role.

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Programme Coordinator, Centre for Science and Policy

Salary: £27,116-£31,406

Contract type: Full time – Fixed term (funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance)

Closing date: 11 September 2022

About the role

Are you passionate about the use of science and expertise in policy making? Would you like to join a team organising high-level meetings between academics and policy makers?

The Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) aims to improve public policy making by creating opportunities for policy professionals and academics to learn from each other. CSaP is administratively anchored in the Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS), with a remit to work across the University of Cambridge and beyond.

The Programme Coordinator, reporting to the Policy Leaders Fellowship (PLF) Programme Manager, will work with senior stakeholders in CSaP’s network across three main areas: the Policy Leaders Fellowship programme, the Horn and Dowling Policy Fellowships, and CSaP’s governing bodies.

The role holder will be responsible for all aspects of event planning for the three Fellowship programmes, maintaining accurate records related to the fellowships and the governance bodies, and providing excellent service to internal and external stakeholders. The role holder will also provide secretariat support to CSaP’s governing bodies, as well as staff meetings and committees.

About you

You must have a proactive approach to problem solving and the ability to work independently, whilst ensuring accuracy and attention to detail at all times. Experience of event planning and/or working in an administrative role within Higher Education or the Civil Service would be advantageous. Educated to HND/HNC Level 4/5 vocational qualifications (or with an equivalent level of practical experience), you should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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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Assistant to the Director of Operations and Finance

Salary: £29,614-£35,326

Contract type: Full time – Permanent

Closing date: 15 September 2022

About the role

The Assistant to the Director of Operations and Finance is a varied and busy support role, providing administrative support to the Director of Operations and Finance and reports to them. The role holder is responsible for implementing and overseeing administrative procedures in support of the Director, ensuring the efficient and effective management of time and workflow. The role holder also provides administrative support for central activities and to other senior staff at Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS). The role holder will work closely with the PA to the CJBS Dean along with other key individuals in the Operations team in an open and collaborative environment.

The main focuses of the role include diary and travel management, acting as Secretary to several School-wide committees, maintaining records for School-wide initiatives and projects (such as the School’s Risk Register), undertaking research and ad-hoc analysis, and providing additional support to the Dean’s PA, as required.

About you

You will have previous experience of providing administrative support at a senior level including PA duties, basic budgeting, and event management skills. You will need to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including good writing skills in order to act as Secretary to several Business School-wide committees. You will also need to have experience in using Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and have experience in conducting basic level of research and analysis.

The ideal candidate is self-motivated, well-organised with a high degree of initiative and ability to plan, able to work with others across all levels of the organisation and use own initiative to manage conflicting priorities. You will have a professional manner, be well-organised and passionate about providing the highest level of support and is someone who loves to be busy and welcomes a challenge as this can be a varied role and will give the right person amazing job satisfaction.

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