With 72,000 members and subscribers, 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 experienced manager to lead our successful Qualifications Team, based at the Society’s Leicester head office. The team is busy and hard-working, with responsibility for delivering postgraduate training programmes in psychology to professionals working across the UK and internationally.

About the role

Job Title: Qualifications Manager
Location: Leicester
Salary: Grade 7 = £42,664 pa

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to provide leadership to the team and to position our Qualifications for continued success. As well as managing a team of staff, the post holder will advise and co-ordinate a large team of Society Members involved in the delivery and quality assurance of the programmes and have responsibility for diversifying the portfolio of qualifications we offer. 

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a management role in a higher or further education institution or in a membership organisation.  They will preferably have experience of leading on business development opportunities pertaining to developing new qualifications, project management skills, experience of motivating staff and managing a budget.  The role requires resilience, determination and a commitment to providing excellent customer service.  A willingness to attend meetings at our London office and at other locations around the UK is essential.

How to apply

Visit www.bps.org.uk/staffvacancies for full job description and information on how to apply. Further information on the work of the Qualifications Team can be found at www.bps.org.uk/qualifications.

Please note applications without a covering letter will not be considered

Closing Date: midnight Sunday 17 June
Interview Date: Monday 25 June 2018 
To be held at the BPS office in Leicester