Engineering matters. It underpins our daily lives, drives economic growth, plays a critical role in addressing major societal challenges and helps ensure our readiness for the future, from providing a sustainable supply of food, water and clean energy, to advancing healthcare, and keeping us safe and secure.
As the UK’s national Academy for engineering and technology, the Royal Academy of Engineering brings together the most talented and successful engineers – our Fellows – to advance and promote excellence in engineering for the benefit of society.
Our education programmes team is currently recruiting for a STEM Education Programme Manager who will be based in the West Midlands area. The post holder will be responsible for developing and delivering a significant STEM education programme in secondary schools and further education colleges in the West Midlands region, with the aim to inspire and support the next generation of engineers and technicians.
The programme is funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and is one of a number of programmes developed as a tribute to the late Lord Bhattacharyya CBE FREng FRS, founder of the Warwick Manufacturing Group. You will have a demonstrable track record of success in the management and delivery of STEM education programmes and an understanding of the current 11-18 school and college systems in the West Midlands.
Possessing excellent project management and administrative skills, you will be a self-starter who has the ability to work on your own initiative. You will also have an interest in the education of young people and a commitment to widening participation in engineering education.
In return, we offer an unrivalled package of benefits including a non-contributory pension scheme, BUPA cash plan, private medical insurance, subsidised restaurant (when in the London office), regular social activities, health and wellbeing programmes and the possibility of flexible working, as well as significant investment into your personal and professional development. You will be based in the West Midlands area with the post being a combination of home-working and working from the Warwick Manufacturing Group where hot-desking facilities will be available. Regular travel to the Academy's headquarters, based in a prestigious location opposite St James's Park in London will be required for which travel expenses will be reimbursed.
If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.
To find out more and to apply, please visit our website via the apply button.
Closing date: 3pm on Tuesday, 19th November 2019.
Interviews will be held at the Warwick Manufacturing Group, University of Warwick, on Thursday, 28th November 2019.
A DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) check will be required for this role.
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