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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 have been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards  in the “Workplace of the Year” category for 2017.

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.

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Vacancies

Based: London
Salary: Negotiable
Hours: 37.5 hours per week

The London Institute of Banking & Finance was founded in 1879 as the Institute of Bankers and is today a leading provider of financial education in the UK and internationally. We offer highly regarded Undergraduate and Postgraduate Degrees, a broad range of Professional and Specialist qualifications and Financial Capability Programmes in schools.

If you’re interested in becoming part of our 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 – please read on.
This senior role reporting to the Chief Executive will provide leadership and strategic direction to the Professional Services teams: marketing, events, PR and membership/alumni and will be accountable for the alignment and co-ordination of these services to the requirements of our different educational activities in the UK and internationally.

We are looking to recruit a candidate with significant experience of leading and managing professional services teams ideally within an educational context. You must be commercially astute with excellent communication and negotiating skills along with significant experience of managing similar teams.

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To discuss the role in more detail please contact the HR Department using the email address below.

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For further information about us and to apply please submit your CV with a covering letter explaining your suitability for the role by email to recruitment@libf.ac.uk.

Closing date: 31 October 2018
Interview date: w/c 5 and 12 November 2018

Examiners

Based: Home

Salary: To be discussed

Contract Type: Temporary

Hours: Flexible

The London Institute of Banking & Finance, a dynamic not-for-profit education provider with taught degree awarding powers, is seeking examiners for its Financial Capability qualifications.

We would welcome interest from those keen to become an examiner at Level 2 and Level 3. Ideally, you will have a further education background either as an academic, or as an industry practitioner with appropriate teaching or academic qualifications.  To become an examiner, you will be educated to GCSE level or equivalent and have a minimum of 3 years’ experience either teaching a similar Level 2 or Level 3 qualification (eg mathematics, economics or business studies) or you will have 3 years industry experience. 

 

If you are interested in examining for us, please send your CV, together with the application form and a covering letter outlining relevant experience, by email to: fcexaminers@libf.ac.uk.

 

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.

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.
 

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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.

Innovation

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.

Support

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.

Transparency

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

Collaboration

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