Groups & Awards Officer

Department: Science and Innovation
Location: Portland Place, London
Salary: £26,173 - £27,481
Job Advert Description:

We are seeking a pro-active individual to take on the role of Groups & Awards Officer within the Science and Innovation department.

The Role

This is an exciting role that enables the Institute’s special interest Groups to flourish, ensures good governance of Group activities, advises trustees and senior managers on procedural and constitutional issues and administers the Institute’s Awards.

Responsibilities will include:

  1. Supporting all Institute Group activities
  2. Organising a variety of Institute committees
  3. Managing the Institute’s Honorary Fellows programme and annual Awards process

Further tasks and responsibilities are detailed in the job description.

The Person

We are looking for someone with prior experience of committee administration including writing official papers and an awareness of governance issues and procedures.

You will also have the flexibility to deal with a wide range of enquiries and the ability to prioritise. The role involves a significant level of contact with Institute members, which requires a high level of diplomacy and tact in order to maintain good relationships while ensuring that Institute policies and procedures are appropriately followed.

Why Work With Us?

We are a charitable membership organisation with a worldwide membership from enthusiastic amateurs to those at the top of their sector in academia, business, education and government.

Our purpose is to gather, inspire, guide, represent and celebrate all who share a passion for physics. And, in our role as a charity, we’re here to ensure that physics delivers on its exceptional potential to benefit society.

This is an exciting time to join the team in our central London office.  As we move into the next phase of our five-year strategy, which will include our move to the heart of the redevelopment in King’s Cross, close to partners such as Wellcome and Google, we are seeking new talent to help us create a contemporary organisation that is fit for the future.

In addition to a competitive salary and professional development opportunities, we offer employees a comprehensive benefits package including an excellent pension scheme, private medical insurance and generous annual leave. We also offer a range of other benefits including childcare vouchers, gym membership and interest free season ticket loans.

For further information on this role, please see the job description.

Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: £26,173 - £27,481
Grade: C

Closing date for applications: 4 December 2017
Interview date: 13 December 2017

The Institute of Physics is an equal opportunities employer. We request no contact from agencies or media sales.

Employment Type: Full time
Employment Basis: Permanent
Closing date for applications: Monday 4 December 2017 Interviews to be held: Wednesday 13 December 2017

Further Information

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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