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

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.

Vacancies

Executive Officer Intern
Fixed Term – 1 year
Based: London
Salary: £10.20 per hour / £19,890 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours a week, Monday to Friday


We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to support the Chief Executive and members of our Leadership Group.

This role will involve:

  • Carrying out research and analysis to support specific projects or business initiatives under the direction of the Chief Executive and members of the Leadership Group.
  • Producing management information and reports, including recommendations on specific projects linked to achievement of the organisational business plan.
  • Providing support for organisational initiatives undertaken by members of the Leadership Group.
  • Providing a central point of reference for the organisation in respect of specific strategic issues.
  • Maintaining a programme of market and competitor analysis to support business development.
  • Supporting activities and operation of the Leadership Group and the Management Committee and assisting with the administrative processes for other organisational committees.
  • Supporting in the management and delivery of staff communications and presentations.

Candidates applying should be educated to a degree level, or equivalent, ideally in a financial or business discipline. The ideal applicant will have a good understanding of the broad spectrum of financial services, excellent commercial awareness, drive, enthusiasm and initiative. You will also have project management skills, be knowledgeable in Microsoft Office, specifically in Word, Excel and Outlook and possess highly effective communication, numeracy and literacy skills.

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To apply, please visit: https://jobs.libf.ac.uk 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, any applications submitted directly via email will not be considered.

Closing date: 28 November 2017
Interview Date: TBC

Please note: This job advert may close earlier than the date given if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Examiner, Tutor and Authoring Opportunities

The London Institute of Banking and Finance operates to rigorous standards of best practice in the setting of its assessment and support offered to those progressing through our qualifications.

We exist for a very simple reason – to advance banking and finance by providing outstanding education and thinking, tailored to the needs of business, individuals, and society. Our focus is on lifelong learning; equipping individuals with the knowledge, skills and qualifications to achieve what they want throughout their career and life. We provide a balance of experience, insight and thought leadership into today’s financial world, delivered by industry leaders, thinkers and members of our community. Since we’ve been at the heart of the sector since 1879, we’ve created connections and built partnerships between people and business that make banking and finance more accessible and understood, and enhance social inclusion through better financial capability.

Due to the increasing number of students on our regulated advice qualifications, we are looking for examiners, tutors and authors to help shape the next generation of advisers.

We are specifically interested in:

  • Financial Advice
  • Mortgage Advice
  • Equity Release
  • UK Financial Regulation
  • Complaints Handling
  • Para planning
  • Financial Services Regulation and Ethics
  • Consumer Debt Collection
  • Taxation, Trusts and Tax Compliance
  • Managing Investments
  • Pension Transfers
  • Later Life Planning and Advice

Successful candidates will have industry experience in the area that the qualification covers and have interest in supporting new and existing professionals.

For further details of each of the above and other areas of interest, refer to the relevant specialism within Corporate and Professional Qualifications (CPQ).

If you are interested in applying for a role please send an up to date copy of your CV, indicating the qualification/s and the role that is of interest to nbyrne@libf.ac.uk.

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

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.
 

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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