We are seeking an Events Project Manager to join the Events team and lead on the delivery of numerous events and activities within the Education Programmes department.
Who are we?
The Royal Academy of Engineering is harnessing the power of engineering to build a sustainable society and an inclusive economy that works for everyone. In collaboration with our Fellows and partners, we’re growing talent and developing skills for the future, driving innovation and building global partnerships, and influencing policy and engaging the public. Together we’re working to tackle the greatest challenges of our age.
With a diverse workforce and an inclusive and supportive culture, we look to attract candidates from wide and different backgrounds who have a passion for the role engineering plays in society. Our aim is to make the Academy the best place to work for the staff we have and those we seek to attract.
Why work for the Royal Academy of Engineering?
This is the perfect time to join us. The value we bring as experts in our field and change agents is highly recognised and makes the Academy a motivating place to be. Our work today builds on a long, proud history with a focused and ambitious future which we’d love you to be part of.
As Events Project Manager, you will provide end-to-end event management services across a number of active programmes in the Education team. This includes the delivery of up to ten regional events between March and April 2022, and a national celebration event held at the Academy headquarters in June 2022, as part of a 10-year anniversary celebration of our Connecting STEM Teachers.
Who are we looking for?
This is an exciting opportunity for a highly organised events professional to work on various types of events, working closely with the Education team on the production of their events along with assisting the Academy’s Events team with delivery of the overall events and Academy strategy.
This role will involve end-to-end management of specifically allocated events. These events will mostly take place in a face-to-face format, but experience in conducting events with commonly used platforms including Zoom and Microsoft teams is essential. The crucial part of the role is to lead on the work that involves execution of overall project plan with critical milestones and key deliverables. The role requires you to be able to work logistically on complex and multiple events simultaneously, with ability to multitask and maintain high standards. you should be enthusiastic about taking on responsibility and driving the planning and execution of event forward. Ideally, you should be a team player with strong IT and communication skills (both verbal and written) with the ability to thrive when working under pressure.
This role entails flexibility in out of hours working in order to support certain events. This is a fixed term contract until July 2022.
The Academy offers a fantastic package of additional benefits including:
• Non-contributory pension scheme
• BUPA cash plan
• Private medical insurance
• Subsidised restaurant
• Regular social activities
• Health and wellbeing programmes
• Generous holiday allowance
• Wellbeing days and office wide Christmas leave
• Significant investment into your personal and professional development.
Our light, spacious offices are based in a fantastic location in central London with views over St James’s Park and close to the West End. We operate hybrid, flexible working practices with a baseline two days a week in the office.
For more information and to apply, please visit our careers portal.
Closing date: Midday on 12 November 2021.
Interview dates: 15 & 16 November 2021 (held virtually).