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Business Manager

University of Cambridge Development and Alumni Relations

University of Cambridge, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, UK


  • Posted on: 20th Jan 2022
  • Salary: £31,406-£40,927
  • REF: DH29531
  • Closes: 20th February 2022
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

The University of Cambridge seeks an outstanding individual for a newly created position of Business Manager. This is an exceptional opportunity for a talented individual who is experienced in establishing, developing and maintaining administration systems and procedures to help ensure projects are progressed and delivered.

You will manage a small team and be responsible for providing day-to-day administration activities and processes as well as distinct and dedicated project management support to all non-fundraising areas within the Development and Alumni Relations office. You will join one of the world’s leading institutions as part of a dynamic and innovative team, playing a key role in driving forward projects which directly impact the delivery of University of Cambridge’s significant fundraising potential.

With experience of working in a fast-paced environment, you will have the ability to deal effectively with people at all levels and be skilled at cultivating strong working relationships of the many stakeholders you will have contact with.

The Development and Alumni Relations office has an outstanding track record of engaging Cambridge’s global alumni community and securing philanthropic income for the Collegiate University. It has overall responsibility for coordinating University-wide development campaigns, raising funds to support Schools, Faculties, Departments and other central University institutions. We work closely with Cambridge’s 31 Colleges and our sister office, Cambridge in America, to maximise alumni engagement and fundraising with our constituencies across the globe.

This role is based in central Cambridge, however the successful candidate may need to work remotely in the first instance. This can be discussed at interview.

Click the ‘Apply’ button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role in the Upload section of the online application.

First round interviews for this position are anticipated to take place week commencing 7 March.

Second round interviews for this position are anticipated to take place week commencing 14 March.

If you have any queries about the role please email DARTalentManagement@admin.cam.ac.uk.

Please quote reference DH29531 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

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