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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 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: “Improving on 6 out of the 9 indicators within the Silver standard during a global pandemic is a significant achievement. It’s a testament to the hard work of all of our staff as well to the culture we’re seeking to develop.”

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.

Vacancies

Based: Home

Fees: Dependent on industry and role

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract

Hours: a limited number of hours are required each month, to be agreed on an individual basis and dependent on industry and role.

We are looking for experts to fulfil a range of roles in our examining teams to help us achieve our aim of providing lifelong financial education. Our qualifications support professionals throughout their career, developing the required knowledge and skills for new entrants to these industries as well as experienced practitioners seeking to achieve chartered status.

 

We are looking for experts in several industry areas including:

  • Financial advice : Further details available here.
  • Risk and regulation in banking : Further details available here.
  • Retail and Business banking (as two separate areas): Further details available here.
  • Asset Finance: Further details available here.
  • Strategic Management and Innovation in Banking: Further details available here.
Potential roles include:

  • Examiners
  • Markers
  • Moderators
  • Question writers
  • Question reviewers

We are looking for hard working, organised individuals, with extensive industry expertise and a flexible working approach.

Successful candidates will need to be experienced in the chosen industry area they are applying for or have experience in training and development in learning programmes for that area. All candidates should demonstrate a strong interest in supporting new and existing professionals.

The London Institute of Banking & Finance is a leading provider of financial education and has been at the heart of the finance sector since 1879. We’re a specialist university providing undergraduate and postgraduate degrees for students aiming to pursue a career in banking and finance. Our focus is on lifelong learning: equipping individuals with the knowledge, skills, and qualifications to achieve what they want throughout their career and life.

Before applying for any role please read our Recruitment Privacy Policy found at the top of this page.

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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.

Please note that depending on number of CVs we receive; we may close the advert early. Due to the high volumes we receive, it may not be possible to respond to all applicants who are unsuccessful.

Based: Canterbury / Home Based
Salary: £15,995
Hours:  22.5
Contract: Up to 12 months FTC (Maternity Cover)

Do you have experience of undertaking monthly payroll administration?

Do you have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a busy HR team?

Are you experienced dealing with employee benefits i.e. Pension and Private Medical insurance?

Then apply for our HR Assistant role. This role can be based in either our Canterbury Office or from Home; however, we would expect the post-holder to attend meetings and workshop activities on-site where necessary.

The HR department within LIBF is a small team that supports circa 190 staff working over five sites with remote, office based and international staff.  As the Payroll and HR Assistant you will provide an efficient and effective administration service to the HR team across a full range of HR activities but focussing on payroll and benefits. You will provide an excellent level of customer service to all managers and staff.

You will be responsible for:

  • Managing and running bureau payroll each month for UK, UAE and Singapore and any contractors being paid through the IR35 payroll. Working with payroll bureaus to manage and run the payroll process each month for UK, UAE and Singapore and any contractors being paid off payroll due to IR35.  Producing p11D reports
  • Uploading pension contributions to our pension provider and actioning any changes
  • Benefits and Insurances
  • Employee administration
  • Undertaking exit interviews
  • Providing advice to staff on general HR queries relating to terms and conditions of employment e.g. annual leave; notice periods
  • Maintaining records relating to maternity, including risk assessments and issuing correspondence
  • Maintaining and updating staff records, including sickness absence
  • Adhoc HR tasks

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Here at The London Institute of Banking & Finance we support our staff to create work-life balance which works for them and welcome candidates looking for career flexibility. We are open to discussing flexible working at interview stage.

Before applying for any role please read our Recruitment Privacy Policy

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

Please note that depending on number of CVs we receive; we may close the advert early. Due to the high volumes we receive, it may not be possible to respond to all applicants who are unsuccessful.

If you require further information about the post or how to apply please contact recruitment@libf.ac.uk

Closing date: 5 November 2021

Interviews: To be confirmed

Based: London
Salary: £19,200 per annum £19,200 per annum (this is a pro rata amount of £ 32,000 full time equivalent)
Hours: 22.5 hours per week, 3 days per week on campus

*This role is student facing role, as such you must be willing to work from our central London campus. Working from Home is possible on some days but with prior agreement with line manager.

Are you passionate about supporting undergraduate students with their future careers?

 

Do you want to join a growing University College that has achieved third in the UK for student employability and where 100% of students achieve employment or go on to further study?

If so, then apply for our Careers & Employability Advisor roles at the London Institute of Banking and Finance. You will be joining a small and friendly team that is devoted in helping students studying on our degree programmes

 

The London Institute of Banking & Finance is a leading provider of financial education and has been at the heart of the finance sector since 1879. We’re a specialist university college, providing undergraduate and postgraduate degrees for students aiming to pursue a career in banking and finance.

We are seeking two Part-Time Careers & Employability Advisors to support the Head of Careers & Employability. The main focus of the role includes:

  • Supporting our undergraduate students in providing face to face careers advice to students studying on our degree programmes
  • Developing relationships with banking and finance employers and sourcing internships, placements and graduate roles
  • Delivering specific careers workshops to large and small audiences on CV and Cover Letters and other career management topics
  • Host on campus career events with employers
  • Curate and source relevant careers information and resources for banking and finance.
In addition, one advisor will focus on supporting our Admissions team with:

Delivering careers education and guidance to potential students:

  • Delivery of on campus weekly careers presentations for incoming students
  • Support at wider one-off events such as open days, offer holder events, widening participation events and Summer/Autumn university
  • Deliver in person and online careers in finance assemblies/talks to schools
  • Working closely with our Schools team to ensure careers content and messaging is accurate and reflective of current best practice within banking and finance careers
  • Take ownership of LIBF’s My Financial Career Website, ensuring copy and job profiles are up to date.

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To be successful in this role you’ll need to have some experience providing careers advice and guidance or have two plus years’ experience in recruitment or student support. If you don’t have a relevant careers guidance or coaching qualification but can show evidence of supporting learners, we would encourage you to apply. We are particularly interested in encouraging those who are re-entering the workforce after a career break or those seeking to change careers. We are willing to support the successful candidate with obtaining the relevant qualifications as they progress in their career.


You’ll need to have a passion for helping students succeed and have superb communication skills as well as the confidence to deal with ambiguity and changing priorities. Finally, we are looking for someone who has an interest in Banking and Financial Services.

 

You also need to be confident at working across all levels in an organisation, and with different stakeholders.

As part of your salary and benefits package, you’ll receive:

 

Before applying for any role please read our Recruitment Privacy Policy found at https://www.libf.ac.uk/about-us/vacancies

 

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

 

Please note that depending on number of CVs we receive; we may close the advert early. Due to the high volumes we receive, it may not be possible to respond to all applicants who are unsuccessful.


Closing date: 8 December 2021
Interviews: TBC


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Our Values

Innovation-values-LIBF 

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


Integrity- LIBF

Integrity is acting honestly and respectfully, maintaining strong ethical values. When we are faced with difficult choices, we do the right thing.

Support - LIBF

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.

Collaboration - LIBF

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

Adaptability-LIBF

The willingness to adjust our working habits and processes within the constraints of our resources. To be flexible and have an open mindset when exploring alternative ways of working for the benefit of our customers.

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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
  • 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