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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.

Executive MBA External Relations Manager

Salary £30,942 – £40,322
Closing date 28 January 2021

The Executive MBA is a major teaching programme for senior executives at Cambridge, Judge Business School and we are looking for an External Relations Manager to join the dynamic and highly motivated programme team. There are a number of practical elements to the EMBA Programme that require working with external organisations and individuals. The External Relations Manager is responsible for co-ordinating these relationships with the aim of delivering an outstanding educational experience to our students on a number of key elements in the EMBA Programme. These will include Student Consulting Projects, the Coaching Programme, the International Business Study Programme, and the Speaker Series.

Educated to degree level, with strong client relationship skills, you will have significant experience in a customer service role, working in a project-based environment to include experience of managing relationships with senior clients and decision makers. Excellent presentation and communication skills are essential, as is the ability to problem solve and think strategically.

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Research Assistant/Associate in Empirical Finance (CERF) (fixed term)

Salary £26,715 – £40,322
Closing date 31 January 2021

We are looking to recruit a Research Assistant/Associate to work at the Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance (CERF) based in Central Cambridge at the Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. CERF was founded in 2001 as an independent endowment in the University of Cambridge. The formal objective of CERF is to promote research within the University into all aspects of finance, financial institutions and financial markets, and their relationship with economic behaviour and performance.

You will be expected to conduct empirical finance research in areas such as corporate finance, asset pricing, banking, market microstructure, asset management, behavioural or alternative finance. This will include developing research objectives and proposals, conducting individual and collaborative research projects, presenting your research to members of the Cambridge Finance research community and publishing your research in journals of the highest international standard. In addition, you will liaise with colleagues across the Cambridge Finance community, attend weekly CERF meetings and regular seminars and build a network of contacts.

You should have a PhD in finance, or closely relevant field, and should be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to research and publications in refereed academic journals. Good time management and planning skills with a commitment to delivery are a pre-requisite of this role. In addition, you should be an enthusiastic team member who is driven and committed.

Successful candidates who have not been awarded their PhD by the appointment date will be under-appointed as a Research Assistant (Grade 5, salary range: £26,715-£30,942). Upon award of the PhD the individual will be promoted to Research Associate (Grade 7, salary range: £32,816-£40,322).

This is a fixed term appointment for two years in the first instance. The starting date is negotiable but should be no later than 1 October 2021.

Interviews are planned for 19 February 2021.

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Programme Manager (Endangered Landscapes Programme)

Salary £36,914 – £49,552
Closing date 4 February 2021

The Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI) is a unique partnership between leaders in biodiversity conservation research, education, policy and practice from six founding University Departments (Zoology, Plant Sciences, Geography, Land Economy, Cambridge Judge Business School and Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership) and nine internationally renowned Cambridge-based conservation organisations (BirdLife International, British Trust for Ornithology, Cambridge Conservation Forum, Fauna & Flora International, International Union for the Conservation of Nature, RSPB, Traffic International, Tropical Biological Association and the United Nations Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre). CCI aims to transform international biodiversity conservation by catalysing strategic partnerships between leaders in research, education, policy and practice.

One of the priority areas of collaboration within CCI’s Five Year Plan is to focus on the restoration of ecosystems and landscapes for the benefit of biodiversity. To this end and thanks to the generosity of Arcadia, the charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin, CCI has established the $63 million Endangered Landscapes Programme (ELP) for Europe.

This programme will develop and manage a series of large-scale multi-million-pound landscape restoration projects that combine research, practice and policy change across Europe. It will help to reverse biodiversity loss from European landscapes and provide inspiration for a fundamental shift in the policy and practice of nature conservation. The ELP will create European landscapes that are enriched with biodiversity, establishing resilient, more self-sustaining ecosystems that benefit both nature and people. The ELP is a major and new expansion of CCI’s ability to deliver its collaborative international agenda to understand and conserve biodiversity.

The Programme Manager will work closely with the Programme Director to develop and promote the Endangered Landscapes Programme. The role holder will be responsible for the successful and efficient management of components of the ELP, including the supervision, co-ordination and review of all grantee contracts and projects. The Programme Manager will work with the Programme Director to ensure the accurate and effective financial management of the various multi-million-dollar components of this programme, whilst also supporting the additional developmental and strategic aims of the wider CCI collaborative actions on landscape restoration. The role holder will be essential in building and maintaining strong relationships and partnerships with both internal and external stakeholders.

With a degree in a natural science related subject (or similar), you will need an excellent knowledge of the international biodiversity conservation sector (including landscape restoration initiatives), as well as experience in managing and monitoring large-scale international projects and programmes involving multiple stakeholders. To be successful in this role you will need to be highly organised and efficient, with excellent communication and project management skills. You should be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, without compromising on quality.

Interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing 22 February 2021.

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Communication Coordinator (Endangered Landscapes Programme) (part time)

Salary £30,942 – £40,322
Closing date 4 February 2021

The Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI) is a unique partnership between leaders in biodiversity conservation research, education, policy and practice from six founding University Departments (Zoology, Plant Sciences, Geography, Land Economy, Cambridge Judge Business School and Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership) and nine internationally renowned Cambridge-based conservation organisations (BirdLife International, British Trust for Ornithology, Cambridge Conservation Forum, Fauna & Flora International, International Union for the Conservation of Nature, RSPB, Traffic International, Tropical Biological Association and the United Nations Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre). CCI aims to transform international biodiversity conservation by catalysing strategic partnerships between leaders in research, education, policy and practice.

One of the priority areas of collaboration within CCI’s Five Year Plan is to focus on the restoration of ecosystems and landscapes for the benefit of biodiversity. To this end, and thanks to the generosity of Arcadia, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin, CCI has created the Endangered Landscapes Programme (ELP). This programme manages a series of large-scale, multi-million-pound landscape restoration projects that combine research, practice and policy change across Europe. The ELP is a major expansion of CCI’s ability to deliver its collaborative international agenda to understand and conserve biodiversity.

The Communications Coordinator will be responsible for co-ordinating and delivering the communications of the Endangered Landscapes Programme. This will include leading on the development of the ELP Communications Strategy, managing the production of impactful content across various platforms, and ensuring successful engagement with the programme’s brand, both internally and externally.

With previous experience in a communications role, you must have an understanding of media relations and digital media strategies. You will have excellent communication skills, with strong attention to accuracy and detail, and the ability to draft complex documents for a variety of audiences. We seek someone who is self-motivated, able to multi-task, with a track record of delivering to tight deadlines without compromising on quality. To succeed in this role, you must have the ability to nurture and foster essential relationships and partnerships with collaborators, potential funders and public audiences.

Interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing 1 March 2021.

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Capacity and Network Coordinator (Endangered Landscapes Programme) (part time)

Salary £30,942 – £40,322
Closing date 4 February 2021

The Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI) is a unique partnership between leaders in biodiversity conservation research, education, policy and practice from six founding University Departments (Zoology, Plant Sciences, Geography, Land Economy, Cambridge Judge Business School and Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership) and nine internationally renowned Cambridge-based conservation organisations (BirdLife International, British Trust for Ornithology, Cambridge Conservation Forum, Fauna & Flora International, International Union for the Conservation of Nature, RSPB, Traffic International, Tropical Biological Association and the United Nations Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre). CCI aims to transform international biodiversity conservation by catalysing strategic partnerships between leaders in research, education, policy and practice.

One of the priority areas of collaboration within CCI’s Five Year Plan is to focus on the restoration of ecosystems and landscapes for the benefit of biodiversity. To this end, and thanks to the generosity of Arcadia, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin, CCI has created the Endangered Landscapes Programme (ELP). This programme manages a series of large-scale, multi-million-pound landscape restoration projects that combine research, practice and policy change across Europe. The ELP is a major expansion of CCI’s ability to deliver its collaborative international agenda to understand and conserve biodiversity.

The Capacity and Network Coordinator is responsible for the strategic development of the ELP’s network and capacity building activities, leading on the identification of capacity-building needs, and co-ordinating the design of tools and actions to support this. The role holder will be tasked with co-ordinating and strengthening a network of engaged grantees and alumni, to ensure the success of the programme and the building of an active and dynamic system for more effective landscape restoration.

Educated to degree level in a relevant subject (e.g., natural science, social science, or education), you should have significant experience related to capacity-building and network development. To be successful in this role, you will need strong interpersonal skills, and excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to interact with a variety of stakeholders. Excellent organisational skills are essential in this role, alongside strong presentation and writing skills. You will need to be proficient in the use of MS Office and feel confident in using social networking tools and video conferencing software.

Interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing 1 March 2021.

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Programme Administrator (Endangered Landscapes Programme)

Salary £26,715 – £30,942
Closing date 4 February 2021

The Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI) is a unique partnership between leaders in biodiversity conservation research, education, policy and practice from six founding University Departments (Zoology, Plant Sciences, Geography, Land Economy, Cambridge Judge Business School and Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership) and nine internationally renowned Cambridge-based conservation organisations (BirdLife International, British Trust for Ornithology, Cambridge Conservation Forum, Fauna & Flora International, International Union for the Conservation of Nature, RSPB, Traffic International, Tropical Biological Association and the United Nations Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre). CCI aims to transform international biodiversity conservation by catalysing strategic partnerships between leaders in research, education, policy and practice.

One of the priority areas of collaboration within CCI’s Five Year Plan is to focus on the restoration of ecosystems and landscapes for the benefit of biodiversity. To this end and thanks to the generosity of Arcadia, the charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin, CCI has created the Endangered Landscapes Programme (ELP). This programme manages a series of large-scale multi-million-pound landscape restoration projects that combine research, practice and policy change across Europe. The ELP is a major and new expansion of CCI’s ability to deliver its collaborative international agenda to understand and conserve biodiversity.

The Endangered Landscapes Programme Administrator will support the efficient and smooth running of the Endangered Landscapes Programme, working closely with the Programme Director and Programme Manager. They will be responsible for providing administrative and secretarial support to the ELP and its committees, ensuring accurate programme records are kept and successfully managing the portfolio of grants and contracts. The Programme Administrator will act as first point of contact for the ELP and must maintain successful working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. The role holder will also be responsible for the financial administration of the programme, as well as supporting the arrangement of various events hosted by the ELP.

Educated to Higher National Diploma (HND)/Higher National Certificate (HNC) level, level 4/5 vocational qualification (or an equivalent level of practical experience), you should have experience of administering and supporting projects involving multiple stakeholders. You should have significant experience of organising and administering financial systems/budgets, as well as a good working knowledge of various office technologies and software. To be successful in this role you must be personable and engaging and have excellent communication skills. You will need to be well organised, with the ability to adapt quickly and work well under pressure without compromising on quality. Having an active interest in the environment and conservation would be an advantage.

Interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing 22 February 2021.

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Research Assistant (CCAF) (part time, fixed term)

Salary £26,715 – £30,942
Closing date 4 February 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 is now seeking a Research Assistant to contribute to the Centre’s cryptocurrency and blockchain research programme and to assist in the design, conduct, analysis and write-up of research surveys and studies. The candidate will support and maintain the national and international reputation of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance for excellence in research and teaching.

You will be educated to a minimum of bachelor’s degree level, have substantial knowledge in the area of cryptocurrencies and distributed ledger technology (DLT), including a robust understanding of the economic and legal implications of both public and permissioned blockchains, as well as a solid understanding of the underlying technical specifications.

This is a fixed term role until July 2022 working 18.5 hours per week.

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CJBS Centre Finance Coordinator (CCAF)

Salary £30,942 – £40,322
Closing date 21 February 2021

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) is an international and interdisciplinary research centre based at CJBS. It is dedicated to the study of the innovative instruments, channels and systems emerging outside of the traditional finance. This includes crowdfunding, marketplace lending, alternative credit and investment analytics, alternative payment systems, cryptocurrencies, distribute ledger technology, as well as related regulations and regulatory innovations.

This role will provide budgetary and management account support to CCAF and its Directors. The day-to-day processing of accounts receivable and accounts payable transactions for CCAF are completed along the general CJBS processing by other members of the Finance Team.

The primary focus is to provide high level financial advice to aid the planning, implementation, and management of CCAF to ensure declared financial and business objectives comply with financial regulations.

The ideal candidate must have substantial experience in a senior finance management role (or similar environment) and be able to demonstrate expertise in financial and accounting practice. You will need to have good project management, organisational and communication skills, and the ability to deal with a variety of stakeholders, both internal and external. We are looking for someone with excellent IT skills, and competence in the use of Excel and Oracle Financials (or a similar accounting programme). To carry out this role, you will need to be ACA/ACMA/ACCA/CIPFA/CCAB qualified/part qualified or equivalent.

This position is available from 26 April 2021. Interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing 1 March 2021.

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