• Full Time
  • UK

Location: City Cambridge or London Salary: 42,461 – 47,178 per annum plus benefits Contract Type: Temporary, Full-Time Closing Date: 02/08/2022 The Royal Society of Chemistry has a wonderful opportunity for a Programme Manager Inclusion and Diversity to join us in making a difference on a three-year fixed-term basis. Our purpose is to help the chemical sciences community make the world a better place. We believe that people thrive in institutions and organisations where they feel they belong, and diversity of thought, perspective and experience are required for individuals and organisations to be successful. Through our long-term commitment to inclusion and diversity we have developed multiple interventions, demonstrating a thought-leadership position to drive change in the culture of chemistry. Our Inclusion and Diversity strategy will push us harder and further than ever before. We aim to increase the diversity of people choosing the chemical sciences and fulfilling their potential for a truly inclusive community. Our Global Inclusion team drives initiatives and sets policies that drive and support the development of a more diverse and inclusive chemistry community. Partnerships with key organisations across STEMM subjects and collaboration with academia and industry are central to delivering our work. As our Programme Manager for Inclusion and Diversity you will be an in-house expert on key issues for the chemical sciences, and will be familiar with relevant data, reports, and strategic policy areas such as pay gap. You will develop and support our diversity policies, procedures, and activities to ensure that we deliver our strategy and will work closely with members and other stakeholders who have expertise in this field. You will lead on new and ongoing projects and work with other teams throughout the organisation, including membership, policy and evidence and industry to ensure that diversity is embedded in all our work. You will also work with the Inclusion and Diversity committee and Global Inclusion team to deliver the highest impact to our community, with responsibility for an annual budget of approximately 50K. We are looking for: Essential: • PhD or degree in science or science-related area and an interest in chemistry (or equivalent gained, for example, through working in science or science-related management, publishing or community engagement). • Passion for and commitment to increase inclusion and diversity (I&D) in the chemical sciences and initiative to develop new ideas and approaches. • Knowledge of the factors currently influencing the I&D environment, as well as the needs and concerns of underrepresented people in the chemical sciences. • Experience in working in a team within a scientific organisation, industry, university or in a government setting to develop and deliver successful programmes and projects. • Ability to communicate and influence effectively with a variety of stakeholders and audiences, using a range of written and oral communication channels and in a range of sectors. • Experience of working on complex projects involving multiple stakeholders, able to balance and prioritise across multiple projects, tasks and deadlines and organise meetings and events. Desirable: • Network of scientific contacts within the chemistry or related sciences and broader inclusion and diversity community or evidence of being able to develop such networks. • General knowledge of the chemical sciences sector and wider STEM community, including education, higher education, academia, and industry. The contractual base for this role is our Cambridge or London office, however we are currently embracing hybrid working, and therefore you will have the opportunity to work from a location other than this, as agreed with your line manager. Applicants should be aware that there is an expectation that employees will attend the offices as needed for their role. This role will involve some UK and international travel and weekend and evening work. Visit our Work for Us website to learn more about us, our benefits, Equal Opportunities Statement and Inclusive Culture Pledge. If you are interested, please apply before the end of our closing date. You may have experience of the following: Programme Manager, Project Manager, Project Management, Programme Management, Stakeholder Management, Chemistry, Sciences, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Inclusion and Diversity Manager, NFP, Not for Profit etc. Ref: 134 805

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