Date Added: 10 October 2018
: 19 October 2018
Job Title: Proliferation and Nuclear Policy Project Officer
Working For: Royal United Services Institute
Salary: £21,000 - £26,000 per annum. Benefits include: 6% employer contribution to a pension scheme and an interest free season ticket loan
RUSI’s Proliferation and Nuclear Policy (PNP) programme researches issues related to nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction.
Duties include: designing and running a programme of talks, workshops, conferences and other events on nuclear issues; providing support to work on nuclear disarmament, nuclear dialogues, UK nuclear weapons policy, arms control, and WMD verification issues; management of budgets and contractual reporting requirements across a portfolio of grants; project management; communication with stakeholders from the private, public and charitable sectors; marketing the work of the PNP programme; writing for RUSI publications; grant management and administrative support to ensure implementation and delivery of project activities on schedule; ensuring all grant management and reporting requirements are met on time; keeping track of budget and expenditures; working with researchers in the planning, development, production and delivery of events including workshops and conferences in the UK and abroad; being responsible for event administration and logistical arrangements; working with Event Managers to ensure these arrangements proceed smoothly at all stages; work with the Communications Group to agree and implement communication strategies for PNP projects; developing relationships with external sponsors, associates and collaborators; and travelling when necessary, in the organisation of RUSI’s events outside of London and in support of overseas projects and events.
The post requires someone with: an evidenced interest in defence and security, and nuclear weapons issues; experience of budget management; experience in organising events, including large conferences; organisational skills and the ability to work unsupervised; excellent team-working and interpersonal skills; the ability to communicate with stakeholders; and excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience working on project and grant management in an academic or think tank context would be an advantage.
You should have the right to work in the United Kingdom, and should be willing to travel internationally, should your work demand it.
This position is a full-time position based in London. It will run until September 2021, with the potential for extension contingent on funding.
All candidates will need the right to work in the UK.
Closing Date: 19 October 2018
The closing time for applications is 1700 (5.30 pm).
The start date will be late October or November this year.
To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter stating why you consider that you are suitable for the role to Michael Codner, Director of Personnel Services, at MichaelC@rusi.org. All applications will be acknowledged. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for interview.