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 Society has undertaken a structural review that recommends the restructuring of the organisation to improve impact, create clarity within the governance structure, value the voice and contribution of members and better achieve the Society’s objects.

The next phase of the work will be the detailed consultation with our networks, considering the review’s recommendations. Additionally there will be a trial of key recommendations within the Governance term that will inform the consequential implementation phase. 

About the role

Job Title: Project Officer
Location: Leicester
Salary: £26,203.00 
Job Term: Fixed term for 18 months

We are looking for a confident and highly motivated individual to lead on the project work in relation to the Structural Review.

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 the delivery of the Structural Review are co-ordinated, administered and communicated throughout the Society. Due to the different elements of the review, the post holder is required to monitor, understand, contribute and provide guidance to any potential changes or developments.

The post holder will play a key role in supporting and maintaining relationships with members who undertake work voluntarily on the Society’s behalf whilst consultation and the implementation of the review occurs, 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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How to apply

A Job description, full terms and conditions and details on how to apply can be found at http://www.bps.org.uk/jobs/society-office-staff-vacancies/society-office-staff-vacancies

The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 20th November 2017.
Interviews will be held at our Leicester office on Monday 27th November 2017