Lecturer/Senior lecturer in Accounting and Finance

(2 posts)

Location 

Lecturer £32,959 – £39,324 Senior Lecturer £40,523 – £48,327 per annum

At the University of Bedfordshire Business School we have entered an extraordinary period of development across a range of subject areas. 

We offer undergraduate, postgraduate and professional programmes to over 5000 students across our three campuses in Luton, Bedford and Milton Keynes.   In addition we have over 1500 students studying on our programmes overseas. We are targeting significant growth in our partnership and corporate based activities whilst further enhancing our reputation in our highly successful international activity.

Department of Law and Finance

The Department of Law and Finance is seeking to appoint two Lecturer / Senior Lecturers in Accounting and Finance to support the delivery of its courses. The post holders will contribute to delivering the Faculty’s Strategic Priorities which include a pedagogically excellent student experience, portfolio enhancement and partnership development. Applications are welcome from candidates with expertise in all fields of Accounting and Finance and in particular taxation, auditing, financial and management accounting and corporate finance. 

Successful applicants are expected to engage actively with the teaching, research, enterprise and employer engagement work of the department. With a number of courses in the area of Accounting and Finance (undergraduate and postgraduate) this is a rare opportunity to play a role in the development of the Department. Having recently restructured our postgraduate provision and enhanced our undergraduate curriculum we welcome applications from qualified applicants who will contribute to achieving the Faculty’s strategic goals.

Applicants with excellent academic and professional qualifications and research are sought but relevant industrial or commercial experience, particularly directly related to the above areas, will also be considered.

For a full job description and person specification please click here

Interviews will be held on 30 November 2016

Due to the Home Office and UK Visas & Immigration requirements on immigration and Right to Work in the UK, the University of Bedfordshire can only accept job applications from Non EEA applicants who hold a current Tier 1 or Tier 2 (in country) visa and their status allows them to work and reside in the UK with no restrictions.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and values the diversity of all its workforce and student population.

Goods-In/Laboratory Porter and Goods-In/Laboratory Support

We are recruiting two full time posts, one Goods-In Clerk/Laboratory Porter for the MRC Cancer Unit (MRC CU) and one Goods-In Clerk/Laboratory Support Post for the MRC Mitochondrial Unit (MRC MBU).

The MRC CU post holder will act as a laboratory porter in the Hutchison/MRC Research Centre (HMRC) for 50% of the time.  This is a diverse role, which includes the distribution of incoming and outgoing goods, liquid nitrogen, gas cylinders, dry ice, waste management and general custodial duties. The role will be a back up to the joint Goods-in function based in the adjacent Wellcome Trust/MRC Building. The Goods-in service for the Wellcome Trust/MRC Building supports the Cambridge Institute for Medical Research (CIMR) and the Mitochondrial Biology Unit (MRC MBU) in that building, and also the MRC Cancer Unit and Cambridge University Department of Oncology based in the adjacent HMRC.

Goods-in support will involve accepting deliveries, checking their contents and receipting goods using the University financial system as part of a team of three including staff from the CIMR and the MRC-MBU. The role holders will also be required to organise returns, deal with discrepancies and be responsible for maintaining central supplies of certain items used for research purposes. These posts will manage the daily supply of items from the stores to the scientists in the HMRC.

The MRC MBU post holder will carry out similar duties to the above except that 70% of the role will be carrying out the Goods-In function and the remainder providing support for the MRC MBU.

Good interpersonal skills, clear communication and effective team working are essential, as is an organised and common-sense approach. Previous experience of working in a similar environment is desirable. Applicants must be numerate and literate and have experience of using email and spreadsheets.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check and a security check.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit:

http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/11700. This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the ‘Apply online’ button and register an account with the University’s Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 20th October 2016.

Interviews are likely to be held on Wednesday 26th October 2016.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference SK10339 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

International Policy Adviser (Maternity Cover) (02916)

Category: Jobs | Department: Universities Wales | Location: Cardiff | Post Type: Full Time | Closing Date: 19 Oct 2016 |
We are currently recruiting an International Policy Adviser (maternity cover, 12 month fixed term contract) to lead on Universities Wales’ international work.

This is an exciting opportunity for a personable, motivated and self-starting individual to work alongside Wales’ universities to raise the profile of the Welsh HE sector overseas.

Key responsibilities will include working with government and other partners e.g. British Council to further sector interests, managing the Study in Wales brand, delivering on a small number of key inward visits and outward missions and representing the sector at large-scale international HE conferences and events.

The successful candidate will be comfortable working independently within a small team. This is a full time post based in Cardiff with occasional travel both within the UK and overseas.

For further information and to apply please visit http://www.uukjobs.co.uk/vacancies.aspx

Closing Date: 19 October 2016

Interview Date: week commencing 31 October 2016, invitations will be emailed to shortlisted candidates

 

Assistant Director, UUKi (02816)

Category: Jobs | Department: International Unit | Location: London | Post Type: Full Time | Closing Date: 16 Oct 2016 |
Universities UK International Assistant Director – Policy Universities UK International (UUKi) is the international arm of Universities UK, the membership body which represents the Vice Chancellors of 134 UK universities. It is funded by Universities UK, the four national funding bodies for UK higher education, and GuildHE, with a remit to represent and support the interests of UK higher education sector internationally.

UUKi acts in the collective interests of UK universities to help them achieve their international aims. We do this by enabling the development of strong international strategies through the provision of excellent information, analysis and access to networks and experts; by influencing policy in the UK, Europe and in our priority countries to facilitate international collaboration; and by creating opportunities for the UK university sector through strategic partnerships with UK or international bodies. UUKi’s policy team, led by the Assistant Director – Policy, is responsible for developing an ambitious programme of policy, information, international engagement and research activity. The post holder will lead a team of nine people and will form part of the Unit’s management team which has responsibility for the strategic management of UUKi, and will thus have a key role to play in the organisation.

Shortlisting: 17 October 2016

Interviews: 02 Novembr 2016

Communications and Marketing Officer

University of Exeter

University of Exeter – Communication and Marketing Services

Location: Exeter
Salary: £26,052
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 13th September 2016
Closes: 3rd October 2016
Job Ref: P54188
View Employer Profile

x3 - Hours 2x full time and 1x part time

Salary will be circa £26,052 dependent on skills, knowledge and experience

We are looking for experienced marketing communications specialists to join our successful Communications and Marketing team.

We need excellent copywriters with experience of producing high quality print and online publications for a wide range of audiences. You will also have a good working knowledge of social media and writing for the web including conventions relating to navigation, content and accessibility. Experience of managing photo and video shoots would also be an advantage.

Based at our Streatham Campus in Exeter and working within one of our academic colleges, you will produce a range of high quality marketing materials that underpin our status as a top 10 UK university. Methodical in your approach, you will be highly organised and able to work to deadlines. However you will also possess flair and creativity to generate marketing activities which stand out in the sector.

With relevant experience in marketing communications, PR, or journalism, you will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop effective working relationships with a wide range of colleagues in academic units and professional services.

Informal enquiries can be made to Ian Watson, College Marketing Manager on 01392 722685.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is ‘Positive about Disabled People’. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

Apply
Share this job
We value your feedback on the quality of our adverts. If you have a comment to make about the overall quality of this advert, or its categorisation then please send us your feedback
Advert information

Location(s):

South West England

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

College of Social Sciences and International Studies

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group University in the top one percent of institutions globally. In the last few years we have invested strategically to deliver more than 350 million pounds worth of new facilities across our campuses with plans for further significant investment between now and 2016.

The College wishes to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to work with Dr Jason Reifler on a project examining misperceptions in Europe. This European Research Council (ERC) funded post is available 1 November 2016 to 30 August 2021. The successful applicant will assist with all facets of the project, including (but not limited to): the design and fielding of national surveys and experiments; analysing data; and writing both academic and public facing articles and reports. Teaching is not a primarily responsibility of this position, though opportunities may exist for those wishing to further their professional development in this area. The ideal candidate will have a background in political psychology, public opinion, or political behaviour.

The successful applicant will be able to develop research objectives, projects and proposals; identify sources of research funding and contribute to the process of securing funds and make presentations at conferences and other events.

Applicants will possess a relevant PhD (or be nearing completion) or equivalent qualification/experience in a related field of study. The successful applicant will be a nationally recognised authority in a quantitative social science discipline and possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to develop research programmes and methodologies. The successful applicant will also be able to work collaboratively, supervise the work of others and act as team leader as required. Applicants will be able to develop survey questionnaires, design experiments, analyse data, prepare ethics/IRB applications and study preregistration documents, help turn results into publishable papers, and present at conferences or public events. Fluency in one or more European languages other than English is advantageous, but not essential.

The starting salary will be from £33,943 up to £38,183 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience

For further information please contact Jason Reifler, e-mail j.reifler@exeter.ac.uk or telephone +44 (01392) 725241.

As part of the online application process you are able to upload one document, please ensure this includes your CV, a covering letter, letters of recommendation, and a writing sample (published paper or dissertation chapter).

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is ‘Positive about Disabled People’. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

Head of Capital Development

One of the largest universities in the country, with over 26,00 students benefiting from a Plymouth education, the University has invested around £250 million to create a vibrant campus in the heart of the city. It is home to teaching and research expertise across the academic spectrum: from science and engineering to health and medicine; business and entrepreneurship to arts and the humanities. Within the top 50 universities for research, according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, the University also has a record number of National Teaching Fellows, and is the first modern university to launch its own medical and dental schools.

Reporting to the Director of Estates and Capital Projects, the Head of Capital Development will lead the function which is responsible for the planning and delivery of the University’s major project programme which represents a significant long-term investment in our estate. This programme will include design competitions, tendering and procurement of contractors, and responsibility for the cost management and commercial issues arising from such developments. In carrying out this role you will deliver transformational change across Estates and Facilities, contributing to the University’s strategic ambitions.

You will have a proven track record of leading large scale capital programmes and projects across diverse, mixed-use estate portfolio. You will have strong leadership and management skills, with experience of motivating and leading teams of in-house and external property professionals in the delivery of a broad range of planning, project and programme delivery functions. Experience of having led projects on a range of property types particularly commercial, academic, civic and mixed-use schemes would be advantageous.

We are seeking highly motivated, positive and collaborative individuals to join the team and it is anticipated that you will have the excellent interpersonal and communication skills required to successfully undertake a senior and influential role within the University.

For a confidential discussion and/or the full job particulars, please contact our retained advisors Ben Duffill (ben.duffill@mrgpeople.co.uk) or Leena Lais (leena.lais@mrgpeople.co.uk) at The Management Recruitment Group or 020 7959 2368. To apply please email a CV and covering letter to ben.duffill@mrgpeople.co.uk.

The Management Recruitment Group (MRG) has been exclusively retained for this campaign. All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to MRG.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 9th October 2016

Formal Interviews scheduled for: Monday 24th October 2016

Plymouth University is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

The University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women’s career in STEMM academia.

Plymouth University has been recognised by Bloomberg as one of the 50 best UK employers for 2016.

Head of Asset Management

One of the largest universities in the country, with over 26,00 students benefiting from a Plymouth education, the University has invested around £250 million to create a vibrant campus in the heart of the city. It is home to teaching and research expertise across the academic spectrum: from science and engineering to health and medicine; business and entrepreneurship to arts and the humanities. Within the top 50 universities for research, according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, the University also has a record number of National Teaching Fellows, and is the first modern university to launch its own medical and dental schools.

Reporting to the Director of Estates and Capital Projects, the Head of Asset Management will lead the teams which are responsible for the management and effective utilisation of all university property in relation to its built environment. You will oversee the management of the University’s property interests in terms of freeholds, leases and licensees and oversee the way in which spaces are allocated and utilised throughout the University estates. You will also be responsible for ensuring that the University’s estate is managed in the most sustainable and environmentally-efficient manner.

You will have significant experience in a senior level real estate management role with particular experience in property asset management across a mixed-use property portfolio either within or on behalf of a large scale estate owner-occupier. You will have broad general practice surveying skills with experience gained of acquisition, disposal, landlord & tenant and other estate management related matters. Experience asset management across property portfolios predominately found in urban environments would be particularly advantageous.

We are seeking highly motivated, positive and collaborative individuals to join the team and it is anticipated that you will have the excellent interpersonal and communication skills required to successfully undertake a senior and influential role within the University.

For a confidential discussion and/or the full job particulars, please contact our retained advisors Ben Duffill (ben.duffill@mrgpeople.co.uk) or Leena Lais (leena.lais@mrgpeople.co.uk) at The Management Recruitment Group or 020 7959 2368. To apply please email a CV and covering letter to ben.duffill@mrgpeople.co.uk.

The Management Recruitment Group (MRG) has been exclusively retained for this campaign. All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to MRG.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 9th October 2016

Formal Interviews scheduled for: Tuesday 25th October 2016

Plymouth University is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

The University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women’s career in STEMM academia.

Plymouth University has been recognised by Bloomberg as one of the 50 best UK employers for 2016.

Cost and Programme Manager

One of the largest universities in the country, with over 26,00 students benefiting from a Plymouth education, the University has invested around £250 million to create a vibrant campus in the heart of the city. It is home to teaching and research expertise across the academic spectrum: from science and engineering to health and medicine; business and entrepreneurship to arts and the humanities. Within the top 50 universities for research, according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, the University also has a record number of National Teaching Fellows, and is the first modern university to launch its own medical and dental schools.

Reporting to the Head of Capital Development within the Estates and Facilities Directorate, the Cost and Programme Manager will manage all costs relating to capital development projects, ensuring costs are managed effectively and value-for-money is enhanced whilst still achieving the required standards and quality. This will also require maintaining a master programme for all projects to ensure that matters such as cash flow, budget forecasting procurement and commercial issues are proactively managed.

You will have significant experience in a quantity surveying, cost and/or commercial management role gained in a relevant context. You will have strong programme management and reporting skills, particularly from commercial management and risk assurance perspective and will be highly numerate and analytical. Experience of working on capital projects and programmes similar to those found at Plymouth University would be advantageous.

We are seeking highly motivated, positive and collaborative individuals to join the team and it is anticipated that you will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

For a confidential discussion and/or the full job particulars, please contact our retained advisors Ben Duffill (ben.duffill@mrgpeople.co.uk) or Marcus May (marcus.may@mrgpeople.co.uk) at The Management Recruitment Group or 020 7959 2368. To apply please email a CV and covering letter to ben.duffill@mrgpeople.co.uk.

The Management Recruitment Group (MRG) has been exclusively retained for this campaign. All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to MRG.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 9th October 2016

Interviews scheduled for Wednesday 2nd November 2016

Plymouth University is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

The University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women’s career in STEMM academia.

Plymouth University has been recognised by Bloomberg as one of the 50 best UK employers for 2016.

Capital Development Manager

One of the largest universities in the country, with over 26,00 students benefiting from a Plymouth education, the University has invested around £250 million to create a vibrant campus in the heart of the city. It is home to teaching and research expertise across the academic spectrum: from science and engineering to health and medicine; business and entrepreneurship to arts and the humanities. Within the top 50 universities for research, according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, the University also has a record number of National Teaching Fellows, and is the first modern university to launch its own medical and dental schools.

Reporting to the Head of Capital Development within the Estates and Facilities Directorate, the Capital Development Manager will provide project/capital development specialist knowledge and expertise to contribute to the delivery of the Estates department’s capital development programme, supporting the strategic direction of the University. You will work very closely with a diverse range of University stakeholders to identify, formulate and realise ideas for estate development projects ranging from small scale improvements through to major development schemes.

You will possess significant experience in a project leadership role having developed a particular track record of working with end-users to initiate and develop projects. You will have strong planning and project development skills with experience of leading feasibility studies, undertaking option appraisals and leading brief development as well having the capability to successfully preside over the subsequent completion of projects.  Experience of having led projects across a range of property types particularly commercial, academic, civic and/or mixed-use schemes would be advantageous.

We are seeking highly motivated, positive and collaborative individuals to join the team and it is anticipated that you will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

For a confidential discussion and/or the full job particulars, please contact our retained advisors Ben Duffill (ben.duffill@mrgpeople.co.uk) or Emma Taylor (emma.taylor@mrgpeople.co.uk) at The Management Recruitment Group or 020 7959 2368. To apply please email a CV and covering letter to ben.duffill@mrgpeople.co.uk.

The Management Recruitment Group (MRG) has been exclusively retained for this campaign. All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to MRG.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 9th October 2016

Formal Interviews scheduled for Tuesday 1st November 2016

Plymouth University is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

The University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women’s career in STEMM academia.

Plymouth University has been recognised by Bloomberg as one of the 50 best UK employers for 2016.

Website Apps