This is a 20-month fixed term maternity cover position.
Engineering matters. It underpins our daily lives, drives economic growth, plays a critical role in addressing major societal challenges and helps ensure our readiness for the future, from providing a sustainable supply of food, water and clean energy, to advancing healthcare, and keeping us safe and secure.
As the UK’s national academy for engineering and technology, the Royal Academy of Engineering brings together the most talented and successful engineers – our Fellows – to advance and promote excellence in engineering for the benefit of society.
We are looking for an exceptional senior manager to lead the evolution of our network of international relationships, including the development and delivery of a broad range of activities that will help support the global outlook of the UK engineering profession and mobility of talent.
A good strategic thinker, with well-honed judgement, problem solving and analytical skills, you will lead on developing and delivering strategies for international relationships and engagement with advanced economies. You will lead on building distinctive Academy programmes to support cooperation with leading engineering nations, building on the legacy of our successful 2019 Global Grand Challenges Summit.
You will also oversee delivery of the Academy’s growing portfolio of mobility programmes, so you will need experience of successful line management and programme management, and management of budgets across multiple activity areas.
You will be responsible for maintaining and evolving the Academy’s strong international relationships, and ensuring that our international relationships and activities add value to the Academy’s overall portfolio. To achieve this, you will draw upon your extensive experience of working in international partnership activities and strong experience of partnership and stakeholder management at a senior level, as well as your excellent communication, interpersonal and relationship management skills.
In return, we offer an unrivalled package of benefits including a non-contributory pension scheme, BUPA cash plan, private medical insurance, subsidised restaurant, regular social activities, health and wellbeing programmes and the possibility of flexible working, as well as significant investment into your personal and professional development. You will be based at our airy, stylish offices in a prestigious location, opposite St James's Park.
If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.
To find out more and to apply, please visit our website via the apply button.
Closing date: 19th December 2019.
Interview date: 14th January 2020.