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Reference: 90773

Date Added: 8 November 2023
Closing Date: 1 December 2023

Job Title: Programme Manager

Working For: RUSI

Location: London

Salary: £39,000 – £44,000 per annum based on skills and experience

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

The Programme Manager will be responsible for overseeing all the administrative arrangements of the International Security research group at RUSI. This includes responsibility for maintenance of effective coordination and delivery of core administrative functions and staff and ensuring that the IS team has the necessary support for the successful delivery of its research, events, and communications. The Programme Manager is also expected to support business development, including in promoting new funder relationships. The post-holder will line manage other staff work in the administrative area of the team. The Programme Manager provides a single point of contact between the IS team researchers and RUSI central services, including the communications, membership, events, and finance teams.

Person Specification

Essential skills and experience:

  • In coordination with the IS Director and in consultation with other relevant RUSI teams, develop RUSI’s Indo-Pacific research strategy and work plan, lead on business development in relation to research projects, co-author successful bids, and liaise with key public and private sector funders.
  • Execute and oversee delivery of research projects, including responsibility for budget management.
  • Regularly publish RUSI commentaries and undertake media engagement on Indo-Pacific security, working with the RUSI Communications team, and thereby enhance RUSI’s national and international profile and reputation.
  • Lead the ‘RUSI Navigating the Indo-Pacific’ security programme, including organising events and publications, developing a network of RUSI associate fellows able to contribute to the institute’s agenda on Indo-Pacific security, and managing programme staff.
  • Serve as the focal point for visiting fellows from the region.
  • Develop RUSI’s regional network of contacts and partnerships.
  • Work with the IS Director to assist with financial and operational management of the team’s portfolio of work and other management related responsibilities where relevant.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Knowledge of grants and bids management processes.
  • Familiarity with key funding bodies both in the UK and internationally.
  • Line management and upskilling junior members of staff.
  • Experience of working in think tanks/not-for-profit sector organisation.

Closing Date: 1 December 2023

Interview/Start Dates

The closing time for applications is 23:59.

Please DO NOT submit multiple applications for this vacancy. We no longer accept applications to our recruitment mailbox, applications received in our mailbox will not be processed.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Details

To apply, please follow the instructions. at this link https://royalunitedservicesinstitute.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=bd203093-bb1e-457b-84d0-dc258cca6f2b 

  • Your CV.
  • Cover Letter of no more than 2 pages explaining your interest in the role and any significant relevant skills and/or experience

Website: https://rusi.org/

Additional Notes