Current Vacancies


Please see below for the full list of current vacancies and job descriptions.

There are currently three vacancies.

Catering Manager

Location – Future Business Centre, Peterborough (FBCP)

Hours – Full Time (40 hours – 07:00 to 16:00 Monday to Friday with 1 hour for lunch each day). Although it is recognised that additional hours may be required during the week and occasional evening/weekend work may be necessary.

Salary – £24,000.00 – £28,000.00 per annum depending on experience

Reports to – Centre Manager

We have a new and exciting opportunity at Allia for a Catering Manager to run and manage our brand new Bistro within the Future Business Centre. The Bistro aims to deliver a high quality catering experience for tenants whilst playing an integral role in establishing the facility as one of Peterborough’s premier venues for business meetings and events. Allia will also look to the kitchen to provide training and learning opportunities for young people engaging with apprenticeships and work experience placements.

You will be able to bring strong experience in managing all aspects of a catering facility and confident in assuming responsibility for the day to day running of the various catering services at Allia. You will be passionate about training and development and using your skills and experience to train future generations. We are looking for a self-motivated, experienced individual with a positive attitude ready for a new challenge leading a dedicated team.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • You will work with the Centre Manager to set the strategy and vision for The Bistro and its activities.
  • You will be responsible for the financial management and reporting for the Bistro and catering activities including pricing, procurement, staffing and profitability. You will set menus to deliver a high quality but price sensitive offering for users and assume the role of Head Chef for the kitchen.
  • You will be responsible for the entire day to day management and operations of the Bistro.
  • You will recruit, train and develop Bistro staff whilst organising, leading and motivating them.
  • You will ensure that the Bistro meets all legal, health and safety and food hygiene requirements.
  • You will be responsible for the preparation, cooking, presentation and organisation of all meals, buffets, other food and beverages.
  • You shall maintain stock levels and ensure all produce is ordered in a timely manner using local suppliers wherever possible.
  • You will monitor the quality of the product and service provided to all customers.
  • You shall interact with customers and the Allia team, seeking their views and opinions using both verbal and written communication.
  • You will assist Allia by undertaking any such activities as may be reasonably required.

For further information, please click on the link below:

Catering Manager FBCP – September 2016

To apply, please send your current CV including contact details of two referees along with your covering letter to:

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Friday 14th October 2016


Finance Apprentice

Hours  (35 hours per week) – Fixed term contract for 1 year.

Working hours – Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:00 with 1 hour for lunch.

Based – Future Business Centre, Kings Hedges Road, Cambridge, CB4 2HY.

Salary – £6,500 to £9,100 per annum dependant on experience.

Allia is looking for a Finance Apprentice to join a small, friendly accounts team at the new and innovative Future Business Centre in Cambridge. You will get exposure to all aspects of accounting and enjoy a work/life balance with a chance to make a real contribution to an ambitious, dynamic and growing organisation.

Allia is an expanding organisation with a focus on internal career progression, and there is the possibility of permanent employment afterwards.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • To provide the Finance team with appropriate finance and administrative support.
  • Keep routine financial spreadsheets up to date.
  • Enter data in to financial systems.
  • To deal with queries from team members, other departments, clients and suppliers.
  • Chasing and collecting customer income.
  • Recording transactions on our accounting software (sage) such as bank accounts, sales, purchases and salaries.
  • To assist with the processing of financial transactions, particularly supplier invoices and payments.
  • To take part in appropriate training and staff development.
  • To perform other duties appropriate to the job as required.

As a member of the Finance team you will work with the rest of our organisation, providing the support needed to help us grow and succeed.  You will need to:

  • Be a team player.
  • Be highly numerate.
  • Communicate on any issues or findings.
  • Have an awareness of the various services provided by Allia.
  • Maintain a professional working relationship with all internal and external customers.
  • Attend all training courses as required.

For further information, please click on the link below:

Finance Apprentice – Sept 16

To apply, please send your current CV including contact details of two referees along with a covering letter to:

Closing date for applications: 16th October 2016.


Centre Assistant

Hours  Full time (35 hours per week). Job Share will be considered.

Based  Future Business Centre, Peterborough

Salary  £15,000 per annum rising to £16,500 upon successful completion of a 3 month probationary period

We are looking to find a Centre Assistant to join our team to help run our reception, deliver a five-star customer service to tenants and visitors, and play an integral role in establishing the Centre as one of Peterborough’s premier business centres.

You will be able to bring great people skills, a positive attitude and the confidence to take on new tasks and projects with minimal supervision. These roles will represent the face of the Future Business Centre and our friendly, supportive, professional and positive approach.

Job Description

Key responsibilities will include;

  • Delivering reception services during our core hours of 8.30am-5.30pm, including receiving, directing and responding to all calls, messages, sorting incoming and outgoing mail and assisting tenants.
  • Assisting with tasks outside of core hours which may require early starts, late finishes and occasional weekend working.
  • Greeting and directing visitors and dealing with queries from tenants, visitors, customers and the general public.
  • Taking enquires, managing bookings and organising the delivery of conference and meeting room bookings to include setting up spaces for bookings with the movement of furniture to the desired layout, generating invoices and taking card payments.
  • Managing tenant information through our management information system.
  • Monitoring, and reporting on, maintenance issues in the building, including having responsibility for the reception area and the conference/meeting rooms.
  • Co-ordinating conference/meeting catering.
  • Provide front-of-house assistance during the lunch period in the onsite Bistro including taking orders and operating the till.
  • Providing general administrative support to the reception and operations team i.e. processing applications, filing, photo-copying, scanning and purchasing supplies.
  • Ensuring the Centre’s appearance is maintained to a high standard, liaising with our cleaning and maintenance contractors, to ensure the safety, welfare and expectations of our tenants and visitors at all times.
  • Promoting, encouraging and assisting in building a community spirit at the Centre.
  • Any other task that is deemed as appropriate and within the competence of the individual.

For further information, please click on the link below:

Centre Assistant – September 2016

To apply, please send your CV including contact details of two referees and a covering letter to:

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Friday 14th October 2016.