Project Officer (Future Physics Leaders) - (Fixed Term)

26173.00 - 27481.00 GBP Annual
04 Oct 2017
17 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: Education
Location: Portland Place, London
Salary: GBP26,173 - GBP27,481
Fixed term contract until March 2020

We are seeking an organised and dependable person to join our Future Physics Leaders (FPL) project as a Project Officer.

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.

The role

This is an exciting role that supports our new FPL project by liaising with project funders, managing the aspects of the project that provide support to NQTs, and line managing the Project Coordinator (FPL).

Other responsibilities include:

  • assisting the FPL Project Manager with the delivery of the FPL project and liaising with project partners
  • managing the delivery of a programme to support the recruitment and retention of NQTs to FPL schools
  • identifying and recruiting schools to the FPL programme
  • working with the Business Manager (Stimulating Physics Network) to collect and collate monitoring and evaluation data

Further details can be found in the job description.

The person

We are looking for someone who has experience working with external stakeholders or funders. You will also have experience collating data and producing reports in a professional format and event or conference management experience is essential.

You will be a team player with strong communication skills which will help you in your relationships with external contacts and your colleagues. You will have an interest in education, especially widening participation within it.

Why work with us?

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 via the button below.

Salary: GBP26,173 - GBP27,481
Grade: C

Closing date for applications: 16 October 2017
Interview date: 24 October 2017

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