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With an international membership exceeding 40,000 in around 100 countries, the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) aims to be the organisation of choice for chemical engineers. It promotes competence and a commitment to best practice, advances the discipline for the benefit of society and supports the professional development of its members.

IChemE is the only organisation to award Chartered Chemical Engineer and Professional Process Safety Engineer status.

We are seeking to fill the following vacancies

Position Location Closing date
Finance Assistant Rugby  24 June 2018 
CPD & Membership Administrator Rugby 4 July 2018
Staff Reporter     Rugby 8 July 2018

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Finance Assistant (Purchase/Sales Ledger) 
Location: Rugby, CV21 3HQ, UK 
Salary band: £19,000 - £22,000 depending on experience

We are looking for an experienced Finance Assistant to provide timely and accurate service in respect of all purchase ledger and sales ledger activities and provide excellent customer service to our members and stakeholders.

You will be educated to at least A’Level standard and will have (or working towards) a professional qualification in accountancy. The role requires a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a busy office environment and handling a large volume of customer queries. You will have excellent organisational skills, be able to manage priorities and have a keen eye for detail.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Processing purchase ledger invoices and expenses and making payments within agreed timeframes
  • Compiling a list of all prepayments and accruals at month end
  • Managing open purchase orders
  • Processing sales orders, invoices and proformas
  • Credit card reconciliations
  • Processing and banking any cheque payments
  • Processing direct debit payments
  • Reviewing and updating Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) in line with process changes/updates

Due to IChemE’s international nature, this position requires a willingness to work flexibly and to engage in business discussions outside of normal working hours. The position is based at our Rugby office although some occasional travel may be required within the UK.

Only applicants eligible to work in the UK will be considered.

This is a full-time role based on 37.5 hours per week.

Starting annual salary will be in the region of £19,000 - £22,000 depending on experience, plus benefits which include a pension scheme and flexitime.

To apply; please provide a CV and a cover letter highlighting your experience against the areas listed above and why you think you are the ideal candidate for the role. To request a copy of the full job description or to formally apply for the position, please email our HR team: recruitment@icheme.org

(Please note that applications sent without a cover letter will not be reviewed)

The closing date for all applications is midnight Sunday 24 June 2018 however IChemE reserves the right to interview exceptional candidates and make an offer of employment before this date should we wish.


CPD & Membership Administrator
(Part-time based on 18.75 hours a week)

Location: Rugby, CV21 3HQ, UK
Salary: £8,500 - £10,000 depending on experience

We are looking for a part-time CPD & Membership Administrator who will provide excellent customer service to our members and help co-ordinate the continuing professional development (CPD) activities required by both our members and IChemE.

You will be educated to A’ level standard and have a strong customer service background. You will be IT literate (including membership databases) and have experience of working in a busy, international office environment. Excellent communication skills are a must. Attention to detail, ability to prioritise and a ‘can-do’ attitude are essential to succeed in this role.

Core responsibilities of the role include:

  • Planning and co-ordinating all tasks required by IChemE and by our regulators around members’ CPD activity
  • Providing detailed advice to members and potential members regarding CPD, and membership grade eligibility
  • Processing membership and registration applications using online web-based workflow systems within agreed timeframes
  • Identifying and implementing improvements to operating procedures and documentation
  • Providing support and guidance to IChemE member committees

 

Due to IChemE’s international nature, this position requires a willingness to work flexibly and to engage in business discussions outside of normal working hours. The position is based at our Rugby office although some occasional travel may be required within the UK.

Only applicants eligible to work in the UK will be considered.

This is a part-time role based on 18.75 hours a week. We will be flexible over the days worked for the successful candidate providing it is within the remit of our normal working week.

The part-time, pro-rata annual salary will be in the region of £8,500 - £10,000 per annum (depending on experience) plus benefits which include pension and flexitime.

To apply; please provide a CV and a cover letter highlighting your experience against the areas listed above and why you think you are the ideal candidate for the role. To request a copy of the full job description or to formally apply for the position, please email our HR team: recruitment@icheme.org

(Please note that applications sent without a cover letter will not be reviewed)

The closing date for all applications is close of business Wednesday 4 July 2018

Interviews are likely to take place at our Rugby Office w/c Monday 9 July 2018.


Staff Reporter
Location: Rugby, CV21 3HQ, UK
Salary band: £22,500 - £27,000 depending on experience

The Chemical Engineer is IChemE’s members’ magazine. We are looking for an enthusiastic journalist to join our editorial team on a full time basis. This role could be perfect for a recent science or engineering graduate, or a more experienced journalist wanting to move into science writing. A demonstrable love for science and engineering is a must, and a relevant degree or experience would be a distinct advantage.

The successful candidate will join a passionate team and produce features and daily news stories covering the full range of process industries, including aspects of business, research and education. For this, you will need to be meticulous, have a nose for a story, enjoy asking questions, and write in clear, correct English.

Core responsibilities of the role include:

  • researching and writing copy for both the daily news alerts and monthly magazine
  • writing text and obtaining illustrations for in-house pages of the magazine
  • arranging interviews with stakeholders to secure leads/material/quotes for copy
  • attending and reporting on relevant conferences, exhibitions and events

 

Due to IChemE’s international nature, this position requires a willingness to work flexibly and outside of normal working hours. The position is based at our Rugby office however you will be required to travel to local and international events, and make contacts and build relationships at companies and universities around the world. 

Only applicants eligible to work in the UK will be considered.

This is a full-time role based on 37.5 hours per week.

Starting annual salary will be in the region of £22,500 - £27,000 depending on experience. Benefits include a generous pension scheme and flexitime.

To apply; please provide a CV and a cover letter highlighting your experience against the areas listed above and why you think you are the ideal candidate for the role.

To request a copy of the full job description or to formally apply for the position, please email our HR team: recruitment@icheme.org

Please note that applications sent without a cover letter will not be reviewed.

The closing date for all applications is close of business Sunday 8 July 2018 however IChemE reserves the right to interview exceptional candidates and make an offer of employment before this date should we wish.

 

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