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IChemE (Institution of Chemical Engineers) is the global professional membership organisation for chemical engineers and process engineers.

With a membership exceeding 44,000 members in over 120 countries, and offices in the Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia and the UK; IChemE aims to be the organisation of choice for chemical engineers. We promote competence and a commitment to best practice, advance the discipline for the benefit of society and support the professional development of our members. We are the only organisation licensed to award Chartered Chemical Engineer and Professional Process Safety Engineer status.

We are seeking to fill the following vacancies:

Position Location Closing date
Finance Executive Rugby  26 May 2017
Marketing Executive Rugby 30 May 2017
1st Line ICT Support Technician Rugby  2 June 2017 

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Finance Executive (12 month fixed term contract)
Location: Rugby, CV21 3HQ, UK
Salary band: £22,000 - £25,000 depending on experience

IChemE is looking to recruit a Finance Executive for a fixed term period of 12 months to cover a period of maternity leave. Reporting into the Head of Finance; the ideal candidate will have a relevant finance qualification (or working towards one) and will have at least 3 years experience working in a busy office environment.

You will be able to demonstrate competence in all sales / purchase / nominal ledger workings and have experience of bank reconciliations and cash flow management. You must be an organised professional with an extreme eye for detail and be able to adhere to tight working deadlines.

Main duties of the role include:

  • transactional process improvements
  • maintenance and management of financial Standard Operating Procedures and ensuring they are ‘fit for purpose’
  • weekly bank reconciliations on all UK charity bank accounts GBP/EUR & USD
  • cash flow forecasting
  • debtor and creditor review
  • nominal ledger activities including monthly journals for accruals / reserves / deferred income
  • preparing course accounts for stakeholders


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 however the successful candidate may be required to do occasional travel.

This is a full-time role based on 37.5 hours per week for a fixed term period of 12 months. Starting salary will be in the region of £22,000 - £25,000 per annum (depending on experience) plus benefits, which include a generous pension scheme and flexitime.  
Only applicants eligible to work in the UK will be considered.


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)

Applications for this role will be considered straight away as ideally we would like the successful candidate to start immediately.


Marketing Executive 
Location: Rugby, CV21 3HQ, UK
Annual Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 Full-time (pro-rata for part-time)
(Full-time and part-time will be considered)

IChemE is looking for an experienced marketing executive to join its training and events team. We will consider full-time and part-time candidates for this role.

Educated to degree level or equivalent with 3+ years experience in a marketing role, you will be responsible for promoting your own training courses and events, devising and implementing your own marketing plans and liaising with our sales staff, graphic designers, press officers and other members of the team to deliver each course and conference against budget. You must be comfortable taking the initiative and operating in an environment with challenging revenue growth targets. Previous experience of performing against targets is essential and a background in the events and/or training sector will be advantageous.

Good organisational skills are a must as you will be responsible for a range of marketing campaigns concurrently. We rely heavily on e-marketing so you will likely have experience in this area and be a proven copywriter with an excellent eye for detail. You will also have a wider marketing background, preferably with experience in direct mail, advertising, social media and more.

The position is based at our Rugby, UK office although some occasional travel may be required within the UK.

We will consider a full-time candidate working 37.5 hours per week or two part-time candidates working approx. 20 hours per week each (specific days/hours should be disclosed in your cover letter and will be discussed further at interview).

The full-time annual salary for this position will be in the region of £25,000 - £30,000 per annum (depending on experience) plus benefits which includes a very generous pension scheme and flexitime. The annual salary for part-time candidates will be based on a pro-rata equivalent of the full-time salary plus benefits as mentioned.

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

To apply; please provide a CV and a compelling cover letter not exceeding two pages highlighting your experience against the areas mentioned above and why you think you are the ideal candidate for the role. You should also specify in your cover letter whether you are looking for full-time or part-time work and any specific hours/days you require. To request a copy of the full job description or to formally apply for the position, please email our HR team, email: recruitment@icheme.org

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

The closing date for all applications is Tuesday 30 May 2017. Interviews are expected to take place on 6 - 7 June 2017 however IChemE reserves the right to interview candidates and make an offer to an appropriate candidate before the closing date.


1st Line ICT Support Technician
Location: Rugby, CV21 3HQ, UK
Salary: Circa £18,000 depending on experience

We are looking for a confident and enthusiastic ICT Support Technician to provide 1st line ICT support to all our staff at all office locations. This will involve face to face, telephone and remote access support to help assist staff with hardware, software and telephony issues.

You will be educated to a good standard of secondary education with pass grades in key subjects such as Maths, English and ICT, and you will have previous work experience of providing ICT support and resolving ICT issues. You will be able to demonstrate excellent customer service and have a friendly, approachable, ‘can do’ attitude’.

Core responsibilities of the role include:

  • Diagnosing and resolving technical hardware and software issues
  • Setting up new equipment, installing software and upgrading machines
  • Setting up equipment for staff meetings and providing on-hand ICT support
  • Providing basic ICT training and inductions for staff
  • Maintaining the assets register of all equipment
  • Maintaining the stock inventory of all ICT consumables
  • Providing photocopier and printer support for UK offices
  • Resolving any ICT ‘helpdesk’ issues logged by staff
  • Providing adhoc assistance to the ICT team


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.

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

Starting annual salary will be circa £18,000 per year depending on experience plus benefits which includes a very generous pension scheme and flexitime. Only candidates eligible to work in the UK will be considered.

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, email: 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 Friday 2 June 2017.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on Wednesday 14 June 2017.


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IChemE is a registered charity in England & Wales (214379), and a charity registered in Scotland (SC 039661).