Digital Project Officer (2 Year FTC)

Department: Digital and Data
Location: 37 Caledonian Road, London N1 9BU - Flexible
Salary: up to £30,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Job Advert Description:

We are looking for a Digital Project Officer (2 year fixed term contract) 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 have an innovative strategy – please see 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?

  • Leading on Quality Assurance work across the digital estate
  • Building expertise in web analytics in the team and across the organisation
  • Digital operations coordination

Projects you work on may include:

  • Digital member experience improvement projects

Who will I work with?

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

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

Essential Criteria

  • Experience coordinating large teams of testers/stakeholders to ensure new products and new functionality/updates meets minimum standard for quality assurance purposes
  • Experience in coordination role for a team
  • Proven ability to deal tactfully with a wide range of people, work autonomously and under pressure

Nice to have

  • Evidence of creative thinking to improve department-wide processes and practices, and improve team’s efficiency
  • Technical writing
  • Working understanding of basic web analytics packages

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: Tuesday 31 January 2023 Interviews to be held: 6 February 20233 onwards (Via Teams)

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