Project Officer, York

Salary: Circa £29k

We are looking for an exceptional individual, educated to degree level or with substantial project and contract management experience gained within an education-related environment, to join our world-leading organisation supporting STEM education across the UK.

With excellent communication, prioritising and planning skills, candidates must have experience of working simultaneously on multiple projects, at different stages, and have the ability to switch from one to another. The ability to write concise proposals, analyse project progress and produce complex reports, supported by excellent IT skills is also required.

Projects may be employer, partner or stakeholder facing and you should be able to demonstrate examples of effective relationship management in both internal and external settings.

You will contribute to cross-cutting activities, ensuring best practice contract and project management within, and outside of STEM Learning. A sound appreciation and understanding of STEM education and/or working in an education-related setting is therefore essential.

Some UK travel will be required to fulfil the role.

About us

The successful candidates will join STEM Learning at an exciting time of expansion. We are a highly professional, progressive organisation whose mission is to achieve a world-leading STEM education for all young people across the UK.

The National STEM Learning Centre and Network is a key UK resource for supporting STEM teaching and learning through the provision of CPD, resources, online communities in partnership with a wide range of organisations and individuals. This includes driving forward ongoing development of the STEM Ambassadors and STEM Clubs programmes alongside subject-specific support for all involved in the teaching of science, technology, engineering and mathematics to young people.

Remuneration and benefits

Salary Circa £29k dependent on experience. Appointment to this role enables access to the USS pension scheme, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays and a wide range of staff benefits.

Closing date for applications is 10am, Wednesday 15 July 2020, with two-stage interviews taking place on 21 July via videoconferencing, and 29 July in York. No agencies.