Working for us

Where you could be working

The Institution employs approximately 75 staff in Rugby and 15 staff at our offices in Kuala Lumpur, London, Melbourne, Singapore and Wellington.

We are organised into a number of departments:

  • publications 
  • policy 
  • communications 
  • events and training 
  • marketing 
  • membership 
  • member networks 
  • administration 
  • finance 
  • data processing 
  • information technology


Each of our departments require administrative, technical and professional skills from the people we employ.

Rewards and benefits

We offer attractive packages, including:

  • competitive salaries
  • competitive annual holiday
  • health cash plan
  • BUPA health screening
  • health insurance
  • employee assistant programme
  • company contributory pension scheme (which includes life assurance)
  • sports and social club


Additionally we offer a private health scheme to senior staff.

We work a 37.5 hour week, Monday to Friday, and operate a flexi working system around a set of core hours.

We provide free car parking for staff at our Rugby office.

Staff are paid monthly and salaries reviewed annually.

Your development

We really value our people and recognise the importance of a highly skilled and motivated workforce. That's why we are committed to providing quality training and development. As every employee has different needs, we vary programmes to suit you, including structured training, external training events for groups and individuals, in-house group training, on the job training and much more.

Our employment policy

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and oppose all forms of unlawful discrimination and value diversity in the work place. We believe that the recognition of individual ability and merit, the absence of discrimination and the promotion of positive attitudes towards diversity will result in the most productive deployment of skills, talent, expertise and competence across the organisation.

We recognise the contribution made by our employees and that our success to date has been made possible by their talent, enthusiasm and commitment. We appreciate how important their continual support is in realising our future plans.


When vacancies arise these are advertised in the following ways:

  • positions are advertised in tce and online at
  • positions are advertised in local or national newspapers and online using specialist recruitment sites
  • on occasion we may use recruitment agencies
  • depending on the position, local colleges and job centres are also contacted
  • current vacancies at IChemE 

Current vacancies

Speculative enquiries are welcome and may be held on file for future reference.

For further information and to submit speculative applications please contact:

HR executive
Institution of Chemical Engineers
Davis Building
Railway Terrace
CV21 3HQ

Tel: + 44 01788 534449 (direct line)
Fax: + 44 01788 560833


My IChemE

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