Digital Project Manager (6 Month FTC)

Department: Digital and Data
Location: 37 Caledonian Road, London N1 9BU - Flexible
Salary: up to £40,000 per annum pro rata (depending on experience)
Job Advert Description:

We are looking for a Digital Project Manager to support us in our mission to transform the physics landscape for the UK and Ireland, and ensure a thriving physics ecosystem that contributes to innovation, discovery, research, growth and debate in the UK, Ireland and beyond. We are very proud of our innovative strategy and you can watch this film for more information about our work.

What is it like working at the IOP?

The IOP is a friendly and ambitious organisation. Inclusion and diversity are central to our work and we have a ‘work anywhere’ policy to make working at the IOP as flexible as possible. Looking after our colleagues and supporting them in life and work is our priority, ensuring they can live their best lives, with competitive salaries and generous benefits.

What will I be doing?

  • Delivery of digital solutions for major projects, taking responsibility for decisions that ensure successful delivery
  • Leading project teams of internal and external resourcing to effectively collaborate on digital projects

Projects you work on may include:

  • Digital member experience improvement projects
  • Replacement of our applications system
  • Salesforce improvement work

Who will I work with?

  • Colleagues in the digital team (in-house staff and contractors)
  • A range of internal stakeholders including project delivery teams
  • External digital agencies

Ideally, we hope you’ll apply if your skills include:

Essential Criteria

  • Excellent and demonstrable project management, organisation and time management skills; able to run both Agile and Waterfall projects
  • Knowledge of digital technologies and how web systems are constructed
  • Team player  – the ability to work co-operatively with others to achieve common goals

Nice to have

  • Experience with Drupal and Salesforce

No candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we've identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we'd love to learn more about you!

How will I be working?

The Institute of Physics is an equal opportunities employer and our people are at the heart of our approach to delivery. Following the impact of COVID-19, we have developed a new, innovative and exciting trust-based model of flexible working called How We Work. 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 How We Work initiative is based on the principles of collaboration, trust, flexibility and agility. You will be allocated a ‘base’ office which can also be a chosen place of work. 

Why should I want to work for the IOP?

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 new 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 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
  • Generous annual leave (25 days starting as a standard pro rota where required)
  • Gym Membership (Via salary sacrifice)
  • Interest free season ticket loans and much more!  

To apply please click the link below, best of luck with your applications! 

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


Employment Type: Full time
Employment Basis: Fixed Term
Closing date for applications: Monday 30 January 2023 Interviews to be held: 3 February 2023 onwards (Via Teams)

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