Society office staff vacancies
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 60,000 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
Email: [email protected]
Qualifications Manager £41 - £47k pa
The British Psychological Society is the professional body for psychologists in the UK and the largest psychology community in Europe. An exciting opportunity is available for an experienced manager to lead our successful Qualifications Team, based at the Society’s Leicester head office. The team is busy and hard-working, with responsibility for delivering postgraduate training programmes in psychology to professionals working across the UK and internationally.
We are looking for a highly motivated individual to provide leadership to the team and to position our Qualifications for continued success. As well as managing a team of staff, the post holder will advise and co-ordinate a large team of Society Members involved in the delivery and quality assurance of the programmes and have responsibility for diversifying the portfolio of qualifications we offer.
The successful candidate will have experience of working in a management role in a higher or further education institution or in a membership organisation. They will preferably have experience of leading on business development opportunities pertaining to developing new qualifications, project management skills, experience of motivating staff and managing a budget. The role requires resilience, determination and a commitment to providing excellent customer service. A willingness to attend meetings at our London office and at other locations around the UK is essential.
Further information on the work of the Qualifications Team can be found on this website.
The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 1st July 2016. Interviews will be held at our Leicester office on Monday 11th July 2016.
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
- Our Strategic Plan
- Office structure
- The Society Offices
- Travel and subsistence expense claim form
- Right to work checklist (link to information on the Home Office site)
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.