Job title:Project Officer (Membership Systems)
Location: Cambridge
Closing date:2019-01-14 00:00:00
Salary:£36,252 to £40,280 per annum plus benefits
Hours:35 hours per week,
Job type:Full time
Role overview:
Project Officer (Membership Systems) 

The Royal Society of Chemistry is the world’s leading chemistry community, advancing excellence in the chemical sciences. The UK’s professional body for chemical scientists with over 50,000 members worldwide, we are a £65m-turnover not-for-profit organisation with over 550 staff operating around the world and an award-winning global knowledge business. For more than 175 years we have promoted, supported, and celebrated chemistry. We work to shape the future of the chemical sciences – for the benefit of science and humanity. 

Position: Membership Systems Project Specialist 
Location: Cambridge (Commutable from Cambridge North, Milton, Ely, Swavesy, Histon & Impington, Oakington, Fenstanton, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdon, Newmarket, Saffron Walden, St Neots, Bedford, Hitchin, Stevenage, Bury St Edmunds and surrounding areas) 
Job type: Full Time, up to 24 months Fixed Term Contract 
Hours: 35 hours per week, subsidised staff restaurant, staff sports and social club 
Salary: £36,252 to £40,280 per annum plus benefits 
Benefits: 26 days paid holiday plus bank holidays, substantial contributory pension scheme, free private medical, critical illness and life insurance, free on-site parking, season ticket, car / motor cycle and cycle to work schemes, membership subscription, employee assistance programme, eye-care at work scheme and more. 

Closing date: 14 January 2019 

About the role: 

The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) has an opportunity for a Membership Systems Project Specialist to join us on a temporary basis for up to 24-months, based at our Science Park Cambridge office (free onsite parking and close to public transport). 

As Membership Systems Project Specialist for the Royal Society of Chemistry, you will act as systems manager for business critical membership systems (currently iMIS, CSeries & FileDirector). You will be responsible for the assessment; maintenances and development of processes to ensure systems are being used to their full potential and are in-line with the membership departments business needs. 

You will also be responsible for ensuring that all membership wide projects linked with systems and ICT are delivered in a timely and effective manner. These projects will be those that directly relate to ensuring a high level of customer service is delivered to our members at all times. Coordinating all business critical membership ICT projects in conjunction with membership and ICT, you will be responsible for liaising with third party providers / contractors and ensuring that they fulfil their commitments. 

In this key role for the Royal Society of Chemistry, you will develop plans and ensure timely delivery of membership projects and to investigate and take forward the implementation of new products in conjunction with membership, ICT, finance and other stakeholders. You will also ensure that all data held is maintained and work with other stakeholders to ensure data integrity is maintained at all times. 

About you: 

- Specialist knowledge or exposure to project processes 
- Experience in project management and ICT processes 
- Some knowledge of membership and financial systems in use at the RSC 
- An understanding or knowledge of best practice in project coordination and appropriate methods 
- Experience in accessing requirements specifications 
- Experience in establishing quality services from external suppliers 
- Good communication skills 
- Ability to identify a range of options and opportunities for cost containment 

You may have experience of the following: Project Officer, Systems Management, Systems Manager, System Support, Project Support, Project Specialist, Project Management, IT Project Officer, Technical Project Officer, IT Support, IT Officer, etc.