Project Manager

Department: Policy and Programmes
Location: Portland Place, London
Salary: Up to 34,000
Job Advert Description:

Permanent Contract

Due to growth in the team, we are seeking a driven Project Manager to join us at the Institute of Physics (IOP) in the Programme Office.

The Roles

This is an exciting role that will deliver high priority projects and support the Head of Programme Office to establish and lead an effective PO function for the Institute.

The project manager will work closely with various teams on exciting new and ongoing projects. They will be expected to drive projects forward in coordination with the respective teams and management boards/committees, ensuring successful delivery and an effective handover following project closure.

Responsibilities include:

  • Apply key project management expertise to projects across the organisation
  • Specify and deliver project plans, securing stakeholder input and commitment from the early stages of an idea through to submission of a detailed proposal
  • Engage with project stakeholders to shape and support delivery of the required outcomes
  • Support project delivery teams by monitoring progress and documenting, resolving or escalating risks and issues as appropriate
  • Design and produce reports for relevant boards/committees as required

The Person

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

They will be customer-focused and able to communicate effectively in order to exceed the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers/partners. It is important that the candidate is knowledgeable in understanding the tools and techniques of project management.

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 per week
Salary: Up to £34,000
Grade: C

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

Previous applicants need not apply


Closing date for applications: Sunday 15 July 2018 Interviews to be held: Thursday 26 July 2018

Further Information

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

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