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This page contains information about vacancies in the Society's administrative offices. For information about jobs specifically for psychologists, see our Psychologist Appointments website.
The British Psychological Society is the learned Society and professional body for psychologists in the UK. The Society aims to encourage the development of psychology, improve standards of training and practice, raise public awareness and increase the influence of psychological practice in society. With a membership of over 49,000 and over 90 staff in Leicester, new opportuntiies are continually being created within our teams.
To apply for any of the vacancies below, please send a CV and covering letter linking your skills to our specific needs and quoting the job reference you are applying for, and how you found out about the vacancy, to
The British Psychological Society
48 Princess Road East, LEICESTER, LE1 7DR
Director of Membership Services Ref:DMS
We are seeking to recruit a Director to our senior management team to lead our teams of staff within the area of member services. This is an opportunity for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to develop a core area within an evolving professional body. The post will be based in our head office in Leicester, although frequent travel will be required, especially to our London office.
We are seeking a successful and experienced manager with strong drive and ability to achieve results. You will be responsible for delivering a high standard of service to our members and developing strategies for maximising income streams associated with our training, conferences, and Psychological Testing Centre functions.
You will need a strong track record in implementing training and professional development courses, excellent business planning skills, and demonstrable success in service improvement in a relevant role within a membership organisation. Also essential for this post is an ability to communicate and negotiate effectively.
Knowledge of the qualifications structure and professional careers in psychology is desirable.
The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 8 August 2014. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 3 September 2014 at our London office.
Professional Development Centre Manager Ref:PDCM
This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to lead our Professional Development Centre, offering training and development opportunities to our members and allied professional groups. The post will be based in our head office in Leicester, with some UK travel.
We are seeking an individual with a strong track record in developing and implementing training and professional development courses (including online). You will be a successful and experienced manager with strong drive and ability to achieve results. You will be responsible for maintaining the high standards of our training and development activities, and developing strategies for maximising income streams associated with our training and conferences functions.
You will need excellent business planning skills, and be able to demonstrate success in service improvement in a relevant role within a membership organisation. You will have excellent communication and commercial negotiating skills.
Knowledge of career pathways in professional psychology is desirable.
The closing date for applications is noon on Thursday 31 July 2014. Interviews will be held on
4 September 2014 at our London office.
The following information and documents give background to the Society, the types of role and the terms and conditions we offer to all posts:
- Summary Terms & Conditions
- Equal Opportunities monitoring form
- About the BPS
- Office structure
- The Society Offices
- Travel and subsistence expense claim form
The Society operates generous holiday, pension and sickness policies and flexible working arrangements. For all posts, exposure to the current Higher Education or charities sectors would be an advantage.