With over 60,000 members, The British Psychological Society is the professional body for psychologists in the UK and the largest psychology community in Europe. An exciting opportunity is available for an enthusiastic and ambitious individual to join our successful Membership Directorate, working out of the Society’s Leicester head office.

The Member Network Team is very lively and dedicated, with responsibility for providing advisory and administrative support and guidance for the various professional groups of members, known as Member Networks.

About the role

Job Title: Project Officer (Member Networks)
Location: Leicester
Salary: £26,203pa (Grade 5)

We are looking for a confident and highly motivated individual to provide support and co-ordination on the project work in relation to Member Network initiatives.

This role will ensure that the desired outcomes are achieved, the most efficient resources are used and the different interests involved are satisfied.

This role is critical to ensure that all elements relating to Member Network projects are co-ordinated, administered and communicated throughout the Society. The post holder is required to monitor, understand, contribute and provide guidance to projects to ensure their successful delivery.

The post holder will play a key role in supporting and maintaining relationships with members who undertake work voluntarily and organisations who are delivering on funded projects, therefore must have excellent interpersonal skills, confidence, and the ability to communicate effectively to different audiences

The post holder will have excellent IT skills, will be analytical and possess a solutions-based approach to problem-solving.   The post holder will be expected to work with minimum guidance and show initiative; however, they must also be able to demonstrate excellent team working skills. The ability to work on multiple projects and tasks at the same time and to meet tight deadlines will also be expected.

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Further information can be found at: https://www.bps.org.uk/about-us/jobs

How to apply

To apply please submit your CV with cover letter to [email protected]

Closing Date: noon on Monday 5 March 2018.  Interviews will be held at our Leicester office on Monday 12 March 2018.