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Work with 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.

Our people are very important to us and we are pleased to announce that we were shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards in the “Workplace of the Year” category in 2017 and 2018.

The London Institute of Banking & Finance has now achieved Investors In People Silver accreditation.

Anna Boyce, Director of HR, says: “Achieving the Silver standard is a significant milestone, and it’s a testament to the hard work of all of our staff as well to the culture we’re seeking to develop. The next step is to go for Gold!”.

The IIP practitioner said of our organisation: “The warm and hospitable welcome was greatly appreciated as was the willingness to share experiences and thoughts. Staff are very passionate about what they do and driven by the desire to support and do the very best for their clients.”

We're looking for talented and motivated staff who share our commitment to financial education and lifelong learning as well as people who are interested in bringing our values to life. If this sounds likes you, apply for one of our current vacancies below, or for more information please email our HR team.

Before applying for any position with us please read our Recruitment Privacy Policy.


Based: London or Canterbury 
Salary: Competitive – for an informal discussion please call David Morrish on 020 7337 6297
Hours: 37.5 Monday to Friday

Do you have experience of working in trade finance with a minimum of 5 years at senior level?

Are you interested in being at the forefront of educating the trade finance industry globally?

Then apply for our Head of Trade & Transaction Banking role at The London Institute of Banking and Finance. 

As the global leading provider of qualifications in trade finance we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced client facing individual with a strong background in trade and transaction banking. Some experience of payments and liquidity management would be an advantage.

The Head of Trade & Transaction Banking will have responsibility for managing a small team, achieving some challenging financial targets and ensuring our brand continues to expand within the trade and transactional banking space. He/she will have responsibility for a portfolio of clients primarily based overseas and attend appropriate conferences and on occasions sit on industry panels. The role involves promoting and widening the take up of our suite of Trade Finance qualifications and training primarily by developing relationships, at senior levels, within trade organisations and the trade and transaction banking areas of banks. Some overseas travel will be required.

The ideal candidate will be a team player and have a passion for education.

The candidate will also have:

  • Experience of managing client facing teams
  • Success in working to stretching sales targets
  • Strong knowledge of trade finance and transaction banking
  • Proven client facing and relationship management skills
  • An innovative consulting mind set
  • Ability to interact with senior executives both internal and external
  • Excellent written, spoken communication and presentation skills with experience of successfully influencing others and negotiating effectively

We offer a welcoming atmosphere, a strong team spirit and a committed but balanced work ethic together with competitive salaries and an excellent range of benefits. Foreign travel is a regular occurrence and an active interest in education is an advantage.

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Before applying for any role please read our Recruitment privacy policy.

To apply submit your CV with a covering letter explaining your suitability for the role to recruitment@libf.ac.uk.

Closing date for applications: 4 December 2019

Interview date: Week commencing 9 and 16 December 2019.

Based: Home
Fees: Dependant on industry and role
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract
Hours: To be agreed on an individual basis and dependant on industry and role.

Are you a motivated and experienced banking and/or finance individual looking to help educate the next generation? Due to the increasing number of students on our Professional and Specialist qualifications, we are looking for experts to fulfil a range of roles to help us achieve our aim of providing life long financial education.  We are looking for experts in several industry areas including:

  • Mortgage advice
  • Financial advice
  • Paraplanning
  • Commercial and corporate Banking
  • Retail Banking
  • Demand Guarantees
  • Risk Management in Banking- particularly operational risk management
  • Financial Regulation
  • Asset Finance
  • Automotive Finance
  • Digital Banking
  • Innovation in Banking

Potential roles include:

  • Authors
  • Assessment reviewers/moderators
  • Chief Examiners
  • Tutors
  • Assessment/question writers

This work can fit around other commitments and can predominantly be completed in the home environment.  We are looking for hard working, organised individuals, with extensive industry expertise and a flexible working approach.  Specific training for the roles will be provided.

Those applying should have:

  • Extensive industry experience in a variety of roles in the associated industry area.
  • Evidence of excellent appropriate soft skills- organisation, time management etc.
  • Educated to degree level or a similar level of proven work experience.

Education of CPD Linked to the industry area and evidence of training, lecturing or teaching are also an advantage.

Before applying for any role please read our Recruitment privacy policy.

To apply please submit your CV with a covering letter explaining which industry(s) area and role(s) you are interested in, as well as your suitability, to recruitment@libf.ac.uk.

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Our Values

Listening and Learning

Listening is key to effective communication and shows respect for the views of others. Learning is to be able to stop and reflect, to be curious and ask questions and use what we have learnt to succeed.


Embracing a culture of change through continuous improvement and creativity by constantly challenging the status quo. Taking the time to review and develop ideas and having the confidence to take calculated risks.


Making time for others to meet the needs of everyone in our work community. To encourage others to seek support by being approachable, helpful and understanding. Being there for each other.


To be open, honest and accountable in our communications, with a willingness to share what we know at the appropriate time.


Working together in partnership, sharing our knowledge and utilising our strengths to succeed and achieve a common goal.

Our Benefits

We have a number of benefits and rewards that are currently offered to employees, including:

  • Buddy scheme
  • Buying and selling of annual leave
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlements, which increase after 2 years service and after 5 years service
  • Employee assistance scheme
  • Employee Volunteering Scheme allowing one free day per year for volunteering
  • Exceptional absence days
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Free eyesight tests and vouchers towards the purchase of glasses
  • Life insurance
  • Medical insurance (dependent on job family)
  • Mentor scheme
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Paid time off for appointments
  • Pension plan
  • Perkbox membership offering employee benefits and discounts
  • Season ticket and health club interest-free loans
  • Service recognition
  • Social activities
  • Training and development opportunities