Chief Financial Officer

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Job Title Chief Financial Officer
Job Reference 1662
Post Type Full time, 5 year fixed term
Division Finance
Salary information Competitive remuneration package
Application deadline 14/07/2014

Job Description


Qualification & Experience - Essential

Qualification & Experience - Desirable

Further Information

Applying for employment

For further details on applying for employment at Diamond, please visit our 'Application Form' page.

Appointments will be made depending on the skills and experience of the candidate. Electronic Diamond application forms in MS-Word are preferred. These should be emailed to

Other information

Diamond Light Source is one of the UK’s leading scientific facilities. A high brilliance synchrotron light source, Diamond is equipped with state-of-the art experimental stations designed to enable scientists and engineers to undertake highly innovative research across a range of fields and with a wide variety of potential applications. Diamond is an energetic and dynamic organisation employing over 500 people from around the world. In addition over 2000 researchers use Diamond’s world class beamlines every year to conduct experiments in a wide range of disciplines.

We are currently seeking a new Chief Financial Officer who will lead and manage the company’s Financial Services, contribute to the management and strategic development of the company, and provide financial advice and support as required to the CEO and Board of Directors. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator and inspirational leader with experience managing complex projects and relationships, providing strategic financial leadership and financial control, and delivering procurement and commercial frameworks. Experience gained in a scientific environment is desirable.

A competitive remuneration package will be offered commensurate with the level of responsibility and is negotiable depending on experience. For further information, please contact our executive search partners Perrett Laver quoting reference number 1662. The deadline for applications is midday on Monday, 14th July.