Application Details:
Programmes Manager

Location: London
Salary: Up to £34,067 per annum + excellent benefits

We are seeking a dynamic Programmes Manager to join the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering team.

The role

As Programmes Manager you will help manage and deliver the annual QEPrize nomination and judging process, supporting the work of our international judging panel as the identify the game-changing engineering innovations which make our world a better place. You will be key in providing our international judging panel with detailed, complete and peer-reviewed nominations ensuring a smooth judging process.

You will also be involved in the design and delivery of our two flagship events - the annual QEPrize Winner Announcement event and the prestigious Presentation Ceremony, where we recognise the work of our QEPrize laureates.

Who are we looking for?

You will have experience of delivering all aspects of major awards or prize programme and be comfortable working with the most senior stakeholders. You will be comfortable supporting the work of international panels of experts, from both industry and academia. You’ll be highly organised with excellent time management skills and an be an effective communicator – both verbally and in writing.

You will also have a commitment to diversity and inclusion and a conviction that listening to a diverse range of voices results in improved outcomes.

Above all, we are looking for someone with initiative, flexibility, and the drive to learn new skills to help us embed the QEPrize as the world's leading prize for engineers and engineering. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

Who are we?

The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (QEPrize) is dedicated to championing bold, ground-breaking innovation in engineering that helps humanity survive and thrive. By celebrating engineering visionaries and inspiring creative minds we are working to secure the future of engineering for a better world.

Promoting excellence in engineering, the QEPrize salutes engineering’s leading figures - individuals or those working together as a team - with the added purpose of inspiring and exciting young people to consider engineering as a discipline and career choice, whilst additionally encouraging existing practitioners to help push the boundaries of engineering.

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 QEPrize the best place to work for the staff we have and those we seek to attract.

Why work for The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering?

We’re looking for people who are driven to make the world a better place. If you’re passionate about what you do and want to work collaboratively with talented colleagues to make change happen now and for future generations, we want you to get in touch.

This is the perfect time to join us. We have a dynamic, visionary CEO, a strong leadership team and an ambitious and exciting strategy. Our work with the world's leading engineers and the engineering leaders of tomorrow is highly visible and makes the QEPrize a motivating place to be. As we approach the tenth anniversary of the first awarding of the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, we are planning an ambitious future which we’d love you to be part of.

We are looking for talented people who want to make a difference, to join our team – is this you?

Company Benefits

The QEPrize offers a fantastic package of additional benefits including:

  • BUPA cash plan
  • Private medical insurance
  • Regular social activities
  • Independent Financial Advice
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Non-contributory pension scheme
  • Health and wellbeing programmes
  • Wellbeing days and office-wide Christmas leave
  • Significant investment into your personal and professional development.

Location

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 2 days a week in the office.

Interviews will be held the week commencing 22 August 2022.

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