Project Officer (Improving Gender Balance (IGB) - fixed term until March 2020

Department: Education
Location: Caledonian Road, London
Salary: 26,173 - 27,481
Job Advert Description:

Fixed term contract until March 2020

We are seeking someone to join our Education team as a Project Officer for our Improving Gender Balance project, which is funded by the Department for Education.

The role

This is an exciting role that supports the Improving Gender Balance (IGB) project by managing a diverse group of cross-project remote workers with differing levels of expertise in gender balance work.  The post holder will ensure the smooth running and future development of teacher support and CPD programmes within the IOP, with a particular focus on gender balance projects. 

Responsibilities include:

  • To implement and design new gender balance programmes, including weighing strategic goals of all stakeholders to implement robust systems.
  • To develop fundraising and advocacy skills to achieve funding for gender balance programmes and other programmes of teacher professional development
  • To represent the IOP and its gender work at an increasingly senior level as skills develop 
  • To be accountable for internal reporting and data collection/processing for gender balance programmes

The Person

We are looking for someone with project management skills and experience, looking to take the next step in their career. This is a developmental role which will increasingly allow the successful candidate to improve their skills whilst working on important, pivotal work.

We are flexible with the experience requirements for this role, and would encourage candidates who meet some or most of the criteria to apply. This position would be suitable for an experienced project coordinator looking for the next step.

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.

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 (full time)
Salary: £26,173 - £27,481
Grade C

Closing date for applications: 22 November 2018
Interview date: 30 November 2018

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



Closing date for applications: Thursday 22 November 2018 Interviews to be held: Friday 30 November 2018

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