Chief Financial Officer / Business Manager

Job Summary
Contract Type:
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Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 19/04/2021 12:30
L4-10 on Leadership Pay Scale (£45,000 - £53,000)
Job Category:
Executive / Managerial
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Closing date:
19 Apr
Further Information

University Technical College South Durham provides an innovative education for 14-19 year olds, encompassing real, relevant workplace experience in partnership with world-class companies. With a focus on STEM, particularly advanced manufacturing and engineering, it is located on Aycliffe Business Park, County Durham.

The UTC was rated “Good” by Ofsted in 2019 and has developed a reputation and track record of outstanding destinations for our students. It has a single focus – to help young people become career and life ready.

As a key member of a small strategic senior leadership team you will be the UTC’s Chief Financial Officer, responsible for finance, support service delivery and organisational efficiency.

You will have a proven track record in leadership of finance and support services. You will build positive relationships with staff, industry partners, contractors and students. You will be able to demonstrate successful leadership of people and resource deployment.

Our founding partners, Hitachi Rail, Gestamp and the University of Sunderland, are committed to creating an outstanding technical college that provides a talented young workforce for companies in the North of England. They have ambition to expand and are looking for a leader to facilitate that goal. If you have the expertise and commitment to make a life-changing impact on our students then we’d like to hear from you.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Closing date: Noon on Monday 19th April 2021 | Interviews: Monday 26th April 2021

To arrange an informal discussion, please email:

Tom Dower, Principal

Further information and the application form downloadable from:


No agencies please.

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This job is closed for applications.