Programme Manager (Data Insights & Knowledge Exchange)

Department: Science and Innovation
Location: Portland Place, London
Salary: Up to 40,000
Job Advert Description:

Due to growth in the team, we are seeking a driven and a proactive Programme Manager to join us at the Institute of Physics in the Science and Innovation Office.

The role

This is an exciting role that will create and deliver high impact data insight services and knowledge exchange programmes to meet the needs of the physics community across academia and industry, and which plays into major UK and Irish policy themes.

The Programme Manager will have considerable experience and understanding of issues affecting the HEI STEM sector and the business innovation landscape in the UK and Ireland; and will develop strong relationships with senior stakeholders in government, academia and business to effect change.

Responsibilities include:

  • Embedding new data insights capability within the Institute, which will involve working with internal and external key decision makers and implementation teams
  • Developing science and innovation programmes to tackle global issues and address challenges set out in the Government’s industrial strategy
  • Creating publications and digital content to support knowledge exchange and influence policy
  • Securing funding and partnerships to build capacity and deliver impact.
  • Managing relationships with a diverse range of influential stakeholders.


The Person

We are looking for a candidate who is proactive and organised in their work. They will have excellent partnership and stakeholder management skills, and can use this to prioritise demands across programmes and other activities with minimal supervision.

They will have good communication skills and knowledge of working at the interface of policy, academia and industry. It is important that the candidate is knowledgeable in understanding the tools and techniques of programme management as well as data insights and knowledge exchange.

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 and to apply please visit the IOP Jobs website.

Hours: 35 Hours
Salary: Up to £40,000
Grade: B

Closing date for applications: 01 July 2018
Interview date: 12 July 2018

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

Closing date for applications: Sunday 1 July 2018 Interviews to be held: Thursday 12 July 2018

Further Information

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

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