Programme Manager

£36,000 - £39,000 yearly
  • The Academy of Medical Sciences
  • London, UK
  • Nov 04, 2019
Permanent Programmes

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Do you want to help inspire and support biomedical and health researchers to fulfil their potential?

Developing talented researchers through funding and careers support is one of the Academy’s strategic challenges and at the heart of our vision to improve UK and global health through research. We are looking for a Programme Manager to join our programmes team to take forward our work in this area. You will be responsible, working with a Programme Officer(s), for the development and delivery of the Academy’s innovative career development programmes. This will involve working alongside the Programmes and wider careers team with support from our Fellowship of world class researchers; interacting directly with researchers, facilitators and expert consultants.

Our career development portfolio includes the Academy’s flagship mentoring programme, the INSPIRE Programme to encourage medical, dental and veterinary students to consider a career in research, the SUSTAIN programme supporting women on their path to becoming research leaders, FLIER a pioneering cross-sector leadership programme, and a diverse programme of career development events, workshops and conferences.

You will be educated to first degree level and have experience of dealing with external organisations or individuals, events management and developing and delivering new programmes. You will have some experience of line management, budget management, developing proposals for funding and monitoring and evaluation of activities. You will be confident in working with people across all levels and in representing the team and the organisation both internally and externally. Excellent communication and team working skills are key attributes we are looking for, in addition to a desire to support the careers of the next generation of researchers

The Academy’s benefits include: generous leave allowance, free staff lunches, Academy pension scheme, and travel assistance amongst others. The Academy is located in offices near Oxford circus.

For further information and to apply, please visit our website via the apply button.

CVs in isolation will not be accepted. No agencies please.

Closing date: 19 November 2019.

Interview date: 26 November 2019.