Project Coordinator

Department: Science and Innovation
Location: 37 Caledonian Road, London N1 9BU - Flexible
Salary: up to £27,000 per annum
Job Advert Description:

…. Join us

Physics has a vital role to play in tackling issues such as climate change and improved healthcare, as well as making the UK and Ireland fit for a new industrial era of science, technology and engineering.

If you're as passionate as we are in “unlocking the future”, then join us. We are seeking a project coordinator to join our Science and Innovation team to work on high impact projects that stimulate debate on matters important to the physics community.

The Role

The role will work on a range of projects focussed on emerging technologies, sectors and issues that engage partners and the community to advance physics and its application. The role will work with colleagues in the science and innovation department and the wider IOP team, as well as provide administrative support for the team and particularly the Head of Science and Innovation. The role will also work with senior members of the physics community in business and academia

The Person

You will have experience in coordinating projects, with administration skills or practical experience of working in a customer facing role.

The role needs a results driven candidate who is a good communicator, and collaborative, with excellent organisational skills, and experience in managing complex dairies and multiple projects. The role  will involve capturing information and evidence to underpin project work. The role is ideal for a dynamic team player who wants to develop their administration and coordination skills across a range of projects.

So, if you’re enthusiastic with a ‘can-do’ attitude, whilst also being meticulous and efficient, then this role is for you.


Alongside your CV, please ensure you include a cover letter stating how you meet the person specification. 

Why work with us?

The Institute of Physics (IOP) is the professional body and learned society for physics in the UK and Ireland, we seek to raise public awareness and understanding of physics and support the development of a diverse and inclusive physics community. As a charity, we’re here to ensure that physics delivers on its exceptional potential to benefit society. We have an ambitious corporate strategy and you’ll play a part in helping us to deliver it.  There’s never been a more exciting time to join the IOP - watch our new film to find out more about our work.

As well as 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.

The Institute of Physics is an equal opportunities employer and our people are at the heart of our approach to delivery. We have developed an innovative and exciting trust-based model of flexible working. This empowers our staff to choose both individually and as a team how, when and where they work to deliver the goals of the organisation, acknowledging that there will be occasions where in-person meetings, collaborations and events will help generate greater impact.

The Institute of Physics is an open and inclusive organisation that welcomes and celebrates diversity.

We request no contact from agencies or media sales.


Employment Type: Full time
Employment Basis: Permanent
Closing date for applications: Monday 4 July 2022 Interviews to be held: 11 July 2022 via Teams

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