The Academy of Medical Sciences
Central London, Greater London
circa £28,000 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

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 Officer to join our Programmes Team to take forward our work in this area. Working as part of the team, the Programme Officer is responsible for the administration and delivery of the Academy’s career development programmes, including the delivery of a diverse range of career development events, workshops and conferences. 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, and FLIER a pioneering cross-sector leadership programme.

You will be educated to first degree level, and have experience of dealing with external organisations or individuals, working with various databases, and producing high-quality printed materials and digital content (including on social media). In addition, you will have some experience of event or programme management. 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.

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

Closing date:  12 February 2020

Interview date:  25 February 2020

Refreshed on: 03 February 2020
Closed date: 12 February 2020
Tags: Admin, Digital