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Work for us

Interested in working for The London Institute of Banking & Finance?

Working with us means becoming part of an inspired and passionate team focused on a common goal – to advance banking and finance by providing outstanding education and thinking, tailored to the needs of business, individuals, and society.

We offer a welcoming atmosphere, a strong team spirit, a committed but balanced work ethic, competitive salaries and a range of excellent benefits. We are based in the historic city of Canterbury and the bustling centre of London's financial district. We invest heavily in the development of our people to ensure we are continually evolving and are able provide our stakeholders with the capability, skills, knowledge and connections that they need throughout their entire careers and lives.

We're looking for talented and motivated staff who share our commitment to financial education and lifelong learning. If this sound likes you apply for one of our current vacancies below, or for more information email our HR team.

Vacancies

Based: London
Salary: Very Competitive
Hours: Full time

The London Institute of Banking & Finance was founded in 1879 as the Chartered Institute of Bankers and is, today, a leading international provider of financial education. The Institute  offers  highly regarded Undergraduate and Postgraduate Degrees, a broad range of Professional and Specialist qualifications and Financial Capability Programmes in schools. In excess of 50,000 students in 100 countries study for our qualifications each year. 

Our Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses provide students with a deep theoretical understanding and with the practical knowledge needed to apply that theory in the workplace. The Institute is committed to delivering outstanding teaching and maintaining a strong and distinctive focus on employability. Students also benefit from smaller than average class sizes.

As part of our plans to expand our full-time Academic staff based at our campus in the heart of the City of London, we are seeking to appoint several enthusiastic Faculty at Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor levels, in  Banking, Finance, Investment and Accounting, to undertake teaching duties on Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses.  Candidates should have completed a PhD in Finance, Economics or a related discipline and have significant teaching experience. We would also welcome applications from candidates who have recent, relevant industry experience, accompanied by some evidence of teaching. 

The posts also offer the opportunity for successful applicants to make a wider contribution to the Institute’s thriving community and its broader activities. 

View full job description – Lecturer

View the full job description - Senior Lecturer

View the full job description - Associate Professor

To apply, please visit our jobs site and submit your CV with a covering letter explaining your suitability for the role. 

If you require further information about the post or how to apply please contact hr@libf.ac.uk. Alternatively, for an informal discussion, please contact Dr. Maria Carapeto, Head of Faculty via mcarapeto@libf.ac.uk 

Please note that applications must be made online.

Closing date:
4 January 2017
Interviews: We will be conducting interviews at our offices in London 15 January – 15 February 2017
 

Competitive Salary
Location: London/Canterbury

The London Institute of Banking & Finance has a heritage of more than 135 years of delivering world-class, professional education to students in the UK and internationally. It is a not-for-profit educational body with charitable status, incorporated by Royal Charter.

We are seeking a Head of Programmes within Corporate & Professional Qualifications to support the Managing Director through the effective management and delivery of high quality regulated and professional qualifications. The successful candidate will be responsible for the design, development and assessment of qualifications, safeguarding educational standards and ensuring compliance with Ofqual requirements. The role holder will also oversee operation of the complaints and appeals process for CPQ.

The role has line management responsibility for a team of Qualification Managers and an administrative support team. It is a key position within the CPQ management team and the appointee will therefore need to provide effective liaison with senior colleagues, other departments and internal committees, as well as external representation at a senior and strategic level. 

Applicants should have a sound knowledge of current educational and financial services regulation requirements, as well as an awareness of relevant policy initiatives and current industry issues.

We are looking for an organised individual who is able to take responsibility for and prioritise their own and others’ workloads to meet demanding deadlines. The successful candidate will have strong managerial and communication skills including the ability to assimilate and communicate complex information to others. Experience of working in a similar educational role would be an advantage.

View the full job description

To apply, please visit our jobs site and submit your CV with a covering letter explaining your suitability for the role. 

If you require further information about the post or how to apply please contact hr@libf.ac.uk. Please note applications must be made online through our jobs site, any applications submitted directly via email will not be considered. 

Closing Date: Tuesday 6 December 2016
Interviews: Week commencing 12 December 2016

Author Vacancies

We are looking for proven authors to help us with the creation of learning materials for our regulatory qualifications within our Corporate and Professional Qualifications faculty.

You will be a current practitioner working in a financial services environment who has the necessary up-to-date knowledge and experience to be able to write authoritatively on a range of related subject areas, including mortgages, financial advice, taxation, pensions, investments, debt collection, retail banking, corporate banking, business banking, international trade finance, complaints handling and equity release. All our regulatory qualifications are delivered on a distance learning basis.

An understanding of current financial legislation as well as FCA and PRA regulations is essential as is the ability to write clearly, logically and methodically. You will need to be able to write in a style that is accessible and relevant to students of all ages, cultures and backgrounds. The learning materials are available as hard copy textbooks and in a pdf format on our internal course websites. They are structured in chapters with tables and diagrams to break up the text. All our learning materials are updated every year to take account of the Chancellor's Budget changes and this work is usually undertaken by the original author ensuring consistency and integrity of the text.

This work would also suit a tutor or lecturer who would like to share their knowledge of the financial services industry with those who are aiming to reach their full professional potential by taking our qualifications. We welcome freelance subject experts as this role allows you to work remotely and flexibly from home in your own time.

The learning materials are required for qualifications that sit on the RQF (Regulated Qualification Framework) levels 3 - 6 which is roughly equivalent to A levels through to graduate standard.

We offer competitive rates of pay and a diverse range of creative opportunities for the right candidates.

If you feel that you have the necessary skills and experience to work with us in the subject areas outlined above, please apply by submitting a covering letter and CV via email to commissioning@libf.ac.uk.

Tutor Vacancies

Level 5 Diploma in Asset Finance (DipAF) 

Due to expansion within our Professional Qualifications Framework, we are seeking experienced and committed individuals to provide online tutorial, guidance and technical support for learners that are studying for the Level 5 DipAF qualification. 

The main responsibilities of the role will be to provide induction to The London Institute of Banking & Finance teaching and learning approaches, helping students to prepare for the Level 5 DipAF MCQ examination, coursework and holistic examination elements, delivery of live webinars, delivery of workshops and to support learning and the development of study skills appropriate to the programme. 

Successful candidates will be expected to have a relevant professional qualification, a strong background in the UK asset finance environment, practitioner experience of the asset finance industry and experience of, and enthusiasm for supporting learners (please provide details of this). Further development will be provided by The London Institute of Banking & Finance in terms of inculcating the skills necessary to support online learners.

Application is by covering letter and CV, to Natalie Byrne, Programmes and Administration Manager: nbyrne@libf.ac.uk.

To find out more about the Level 5 DipAF qualification, visit the DipAF qualification page.
 

Professional Qualifications Framework (PQF) Tutors

Due to expansion within our Professional Qualifications Framework (PQF), we are seeking experienced and committed individuals to provide online tutorial, guidance and technical support for learners of the following subjects: 

  • Professionalism, Conduct and Ethics
  • Corporate Relationship Management
  • Commercial Lending (mid-markets)
  • Risk Management in Banking
  • Corporate Lending
  • Digital Retail Banking
  • Consumer Lending
The main responsibilities of the role will be to provide induction to The London Institute of Banking & Finance teaching and learning approaches, helping students to prepare for assessments, delivery of live/pre-recorded webinars, delivery of workshops and to support learning and the development of study skills appropriate to the programme. 

Successful candidates will be expected to have a relevant professional qualification, a strong background in the relevant subject, practitioner experience of the subject and experience of, and enthusiasm for supporting learners (please provide details of this). Further development will be provided by The London Institute of Banking & Finance in terms of inculcating the skills necessary to support online learners.

Application is by covering letter and CV, to Natalie Byrne, Programmes and Administration Manager: nbyrne@libf.ac.uk.

To find out more about the Professional Qualification Framework (PQF) qualifications, please visit the Framework page.