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Subject Area Manager, Finance

The Role

We are looking for a Manager to join the Subject Business Area on a permanent basis. You will play a key role in supporting faculty in their research and teaching through the development and delivery of the subject area strategic plan. This involves providing operational support to the Subject Area Chair (SAC) in delivering the plan as well as administrative leadership of a team of faculty assistants. 

Main Responsibilities

  • Leading a team of faculty assistants to ensure administrative services are delivered in an efficient, responsive and professional manner 
  • Managing budgets, activities and events for both teaching and research initiatives  
  • Working in partnership with the SAC in the recruitment and onboarding of new faculty and PhD students, taking a lead in key activities 
  • Acting as the principal point of contact between the Subject Area and other departments of the School and key external stakeholders 
  • Contribute to the development of broader operational plans, manage operational plans in own area and enable successful implementation by prioritising and aligning planned activities. This will include liaison with all key school services (Estates, Operations, Space Planning, Accounts) 

Who we are looking for

  • Demonstrable knowledge of business education and the processes underpinning operational delivery;
  • Proven project management and planning skills;
  • Proven stakeholder engagement skills with experience of managing a large range of different stakeholders in a complex environment
  • Successful experience in managing, developing & motivating a team.  
  • Ability to prioritise and work towards tight deadlines.  

Why London Business School

London Business School; a global and vibrant business community based in two of the world’s most dynamic cities, London and Dubai. It’s where extraordinary minds and diverse perspectives connect, to have a profound impact on the way the world does business and the way business impacts the world. We offer best in class hybrid learning to our students and participants, whilst creating a flexible, supportive and dynamic working environment for our people to excel in, whatever their location. 

What you can expect from us

  • Generous annual leave of 27 days PLUS extra between Christmas and New Year!
  • Automatic enrolment to a fantastic workplace pension scheme
  • Free onsite gym and swimming pool!
  • Amazing range of professional development to support your career path
  • Enhanced cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing offering to support your physical, mental and financial health
  • Up to 5 days volunteering leave or parent /carer emergency leave

All enjoyed in a Smart (hybrid) Working environment so we’re looking forward to discussing how, where and when you might work best to deliver in your new role.

Our commitment to driving inclusion and belonging 

We are a globally reaching institution, committed to creating tangible and sustainable change in driving inclusion & belonging within our School, education and society at large.  We are dedicated to creating an environment where everyone in our community feels they belong and thrive. This is a key school priority, and we want everyone who joins LBS to feel respected, welcomed, and heard. 

Please note we start screening CVs and interviewing candidates from the start of a campaign. A successful candidate could progress to offer before the advertised closing date. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible if you are interested in any roles.

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