New job opportunity at Institute of Physics

Knowledge Quarter partner Institute of Physics (IOP) are seeking a pro-active individual to take on the role of Groups & Awards Officer within the Science and Innovation department. This is an exciting role that enables the Institute’s special interest Groups to flourish, ensures good governance of Group activities, advises trustees and senior managers on procedural and constitutional issues and administers the Institute’s Awards.

Responsibilities will include:

  1. Supporting all Institute Group activities
  2. Organising a variety of Institute committees
  3. Managing the Institute’s Honorary Fellows programme and annual Awards process

IOP are looking for someone with prior experience of committee administration including writing official papers and an awareness of governance issues and procedures. You will also have the flexibility to deal with a wide range of enquiries and the ability to prioritise.

The role involves a significant level of contact with Institute members, which requires a high level of diplomacy and tact in order to maintain good relationships while ensuring that Institute policies and procedures are appropriately followed.

About IOP

IOP 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. Their purpose is to gather, inspire, guide, represent and celebrate all who share a passion for physics.

The deadline for applications is Monday 4 December 2017 with interviews set to take place on Wednesday 13 December 2017.

Click here for more information and to apply for this position.