Project Manager (Scientific Accreditations)

Recruiter
EasyWeb NFP
Location
Cambridge
Salary
£29779 - £33088 per annum
Posted
07 Aug 2019
Closes
26 Aug 2019
Ref
88283
Contact
Candidate Services
Function
Management
Sector
Education
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Project Manager (Scientific Accreditations) 

Our client is the world’s leading chemistry community, an internationally renowned publisher of high-quality chemical science knowledge and the professional body for chemists in the UK. They connect the world of science to advance chemical knowledge for a better future. 

Position: Accreditation & Chartered Status Specialist 
Location: Cambridge (commutable from Alconbury, Bedford, Bury St Edmunds, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge North, Cherry Hinton, Chesterton, Ely, Fen Drayton, Fenstanton, Histon & Impington, Hitchin, Huntingdon, Longstanton, Milton, Newmarket, Northstowe, Oakington, Orchard-Park, Royston, Saffron Walden, Somersham, St Ives, St Neots, Stevenage, Swavesey, Waterbeach, Wyton and surrounding areas) 

Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Salary: £29,779 to £33,088 per annum plus benefits 
Benefits: Excellent contributory pension scheme, generous paid holidays, 35-hour (for full-time staff) working week, learning and career development, subsidised staff restaurant (Cambridge office), staff sports and social club, free private healthcare plan, income protection scheme, critical illness insurance, life assurance, free on-site parking (Cambridge office), season ticket, car/motor cycle and cycle to work schemes, membership subscription, employee assistance programme, eye-care at work scheme, wellness initiatives, flexible work environment, employee recognition, long service awards, membership subscription to professional body, two discounted staff flats on-site (Cambridge office) and more. 

Closing Date: 26 August 2019 

About the role: 

Our client is looking for an Accreditation & Chartered Status Specialist to join their Accreditation & Careers team on a permanent full-time (35-hour week) basis. You will be based at their Science Park Cambridge office (free onsite parking, and close to the guided busway and Cambridge North train station), with UK and occasional overseas travel. 

As an Accreditation & Chartered Status Specialist you will be responsible for: 

- Project managing the UK academic accreditations programme and occasional overseas accreditations. 
- Updating standards of academic accreditation and associated links in the public interest. 
- Raising awareness of academic accreditation and its importance throughout the chemistry community, especially amongst learners. 
- Project managing individual applications for Chartered Chemist and Chartered Scientist and contributing to the membership and industry strategies through implementation of CPD policy. 
- Updating and maintaining standards associated with Chartered Chemist within a framework and increasing support mechanisms for this award alongside the Professional Standards Specialist. 
- Advising various stakeholders and external partners (e.g. universities, applicants, CChem candidates, colleagues) on RSC qualifying processes. 

They are looking for: 

Essential: 

- Possess a degree in the chemical sciences and to be (or be eligible for)  membership and CChem. 
- Consolidated knowledge of science and professional key skills through postgraduate employment. 
- Able to develop a comprehensive understanding of degree courses and qualifications in chemical sciences. 
- An awareness of the range of universities offering chemical science programmes. 
- Able to apply own knowledge critically and to evaluate data relating to education and training in an accurate and equitable manner. 
- Able to interact and network competently with colleagues, members on committees, senior university staff, employers of chemists and peers at other professional bodies. 
- Able to pursue strategic projects that enhance RSC qualifying standards. 
- Able to identify and drive forward opportunities for improvement to established processes and procedures. 
- Able to guide external bodies (e.g. licensing bodies, companies) on how their education and training provision can map to qualifying standards. 
- Able to provide reasoned opinion and objective advice to applicants / assessors and mentors on Chartered qualifying aspects. 

Desirable: 

- Broad knowledge of overseas qualifications to be seen as an expert in this field to ensure UK undergraduate education is appropriate. 

Our client supports development and offers excellent benefits. 

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply by the closing date. 

You may have experience of the following: Accreditation and Chartered Status Specialist, Accreditations Specialist, Head of Quality & Accreditation, Accreditation Assistant, Accreditations, Chartered Status Specialist, Accreditation Project Manager, Programme Manager, Chemical Sciences, Charity, Charities, NFP, Not for Profit, etc. 
Ref: 88283

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