Current Vacancies

Chief Executive's Office

Governance and Compliance Manager

London

Job Ref
IMechE2021A31
Location
London
Salary
circa £46,000 per annum DOE

Governance and Compliance Manager
London, SW1

The Organisation

With over 115,000 members in 140 countries, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has been at the heart of the mechanical engineering profession since 1847.

We strive to improve the world through engineering by developing engineers, promoting engineering, informing opinion and encouraging innovation.

We are now seeking a Governance and Compliance Manager to join our team at our headquarters in London.

The Role

As a Governance and Compliance Manager, you will develop a critical governance function to deliver best practice for our organisation as well as ensuring we adhere to regulations.

Supporting the Chief Governance Officer, you will implement big-picture governance strategies. You will provide technical advice to governance committees, proposing forward-thinking actions that facilitate the future of our organisation.

Dynamically engaging with and influencing boards and committees, you will execute and embed key governance improvements and monitor and report compliance status and any potential issues that arise. All the while, you will evolve governance frameworks to ensure they remain relevant and continue to act as an enabler for excellence.

Your role will also involve:

- Supervising the organisation and delivery of annual and general meetings and corporate elections
- Monitoring and reviewing the impact of recommended governance solutions
- Acting as a professional secretariat for the organisation's advisory council

About You

To be considered as a Governance and Compliance Manager, you will need:

- Demonstrable experience of working in the not for profit sector, preferably within a registered charity or member association
- Experience in a line management or supervisory position and supporting committees and corporate governance functions
- Experience in, and a knowledge of, complex governance matters and governing and legal documents, as well as implementing constitutional rules and regulations
- A degree (or equivalent professional qualifications or work experience)
- Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
- Proficiency in IT

Please note, this role involves travelling to other IMechE sites which may involve overnight stays.

The Benefits

- Salary of circa £46,000 per annum DOE
- A minimum of 26 days’ annual leave (pro rata) plus public holidays
- Pension scheme
- BUPA private medical insurance
- Life Assurance
- Free membership to the organisation

We are seeking a highly-motivated governance professional, who specialises in the not for profit sector, to play a pivotal role in enabling our organisation to continue to achieve excellence, protecting the future of IMechE and of engineering generally.

We offer the ideal environment for you to complete your vital work, with a plethora of outstanding benefits to support your wellbeing and extensive training and development opportunities to help you grow professionally.

So, if you want the chance to work with some of the best in the industry and feel truly valued doing it, then this is the role for you!

Other organisations may call this role Governance Manager, Compliance Monitoring Manager, Compliance Supervisor, Governance Supervisor, Legal and Compliance Manager, Ethics and Compliance Manager, or Information Governance Manager.

Webrecruit and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re seeking to develop your career in an ideal work environment as a Governance and Compliance Manager, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

We regret that we are unable to reply to each applicant; therefore, if you do not hear from us within 28 days of your application for this post you should assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Function
Chief Executive's Office
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Commercial Training & Venue Hire

Commercial Venue Executive (Events) - One Birdcage Walk

London

Job Ref
IMechE2021A28
Location
London
Salary
Circa £28,000 per annum (pro rata) + bonus

Commercial Venue Executive (Events) - One Birdcage Walk
London, SW1

About Us

One Birdcage Walk is a unique and versatile historical venue with 18 spaces that host over 1,000 events for up to 210 people each year.

Our mission is to use our expertise in the events industry to provide outstanding service as a prestigious venue - through excellence, innovation and sustainability - so that the events we host are unforgettable and set the standards of the industry.

We are now seeking a Commercial Venue Executive to join our friendly and hardworking team on a full-time basis and help us grow our business.

The Role

As a Commercial Venue Executive, you will be responsible for working with existing and potential clients from the point of enquiry through to the completed event. Your primary focus will be to help our business grow through increased profitability and revenue.

You will be the first point of contact for all enquiries and bookings, prioritising, ‘up-selling’ whenever possible, and corresponding with clients before liaising with the Catering and Facilities Teams to ensure clients’ requirements are met.

You will also have the opportunity to support the marketing team, helping to plan and implement marketing initiatives.

About You

To be considered as a Commercial Venue Executive, you will need:
- Demonstrable experience working in the events sector
- Experience working in a customer-oriented administrative environment
- Experience of room booking, event software and using a CRM system
- A proficiency in IT, including MS Office
- Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
- Exemplary written and verbal communication skills
- The ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Experience of implementing successful marketing campaigns would be beneficial to your application.

Please note, this role will involve working flexibly, sometimes outside of normal business hours.

The Benefits

- Circa £28,000 per annum (pro rata) + profit share bonus
- A minimum of 26 days’ annual leave (pro rata) plus public holidays
- Birthday leave
- Pension scheme
- BUPA private medical insurance
- Life Assurance
- Free membership to the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, including all member benefits

If you have experience working in the events industry and have a customer-focused approach, this is a tremendous opportunity to work for our breath-taking premises, which remains an important historic part of London’s iconic skyline.

You will receive an extensive benefits package and comprehensive individual and corporate training to ensure you grow into the role. Our friendly and welcoming team will provide you with ongoing support as you benefit from a positive work-life balance.

One Birdcage Walk is wholly owned by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Webrecruit and Institution of Mechanical Engineers are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you would like to feel valued marketing spectacular spaces as a Commercial Venue Executive, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Applications will be reviewed throughout this campaign and we reserve the right to close it early if sufficient applications are received. We regret that we are unable to reply to each applicant; therefore, if you do not hear from us within 28 days of your application for this post you should assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.


Function
Commercial Training & Venue Hire
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Digital & Technology Services

IT Infrastructure Manager

London

Job Ref
IMechE2021A42
Location
London

IT Infrastructure Manager
Westminster, London & home-based

Do you have experience of overseeing IT Infrastructure and Systems? Want to make a positive impact with a leading institution as an IT Infrastructure Manager? If so, read on.

About Us

With over 115,000 members in 140 countries, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has been at the heart of the mechanical engineering profession since 1847.

We strive to improve the world through engineering by developing engineers, promoting engineering, informing opinion and encouraging innovation.

Our Digital and Technology Services Team is currently going through an exciting period of change and we are looking for someone to broaden our existing resources and improve the way we operate within our digital operating model.

The Role

As the IT Infrastructure Manager, this is a brilliant opportunity to get involved with highly important projects for the business and transform how our organisation operates.

In your role, you will:

- Administer, configure, support, and maintain IMechE’s infrastructure platforms.
- Identify opportunities to enhance and improve the technology services together with other departments.
- Provide support to IMechE stakeholders including staff and members.
- Ensure policies and procedures relating to the infrastructure and systems of the business is adhered to.
- Work closely with other colleagues to continually improve our relationship with internal and external stakeholders.

About You

To join, you will need:

- Experience of providing third-line support to a Microsoft Windows-based estate.
- Expert level knowledge of Microsoft technologies as detailed in the job description.
- Proven experience of administration, configuration and support in virtualisation, networking, storage and cloud platforms including Azure.
- Experience in managing and liaising with external and internal parties to deliver and support IT systems among others.

Main benefits

- Salary of circa £50,000 depending on experience
- A minimum of 26 days’ annual leave (pro rata) plus bank holidays
- Pension scheme
- BUPA private medical insurance
- Life Assurance
- Free membership to the organisation

As well as the above benefits, you’ll enjoy a supportive and open work environment where innovation is the main focus, as well as the chance to collaborate with a highly-skilled, passionate team.

Thank you for your interest in this post. We look forward to receiving your application.

Interviews will be held on an ad-hoc basis as suitable applicants apply. An immediate start is available for the right candidate.

We regret that we are unable to reply to each applicant; therefore, if you do not hear from us within 28 days of your application for this post you should assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers is an equal opportunities employer, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re seeking an exciting new contract as an IT Infrastructure Manager, please apply via the button shown.

Function
Digital & Technology Services
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Facilities

Facilities Assistant (Part-Time, 18 Month FTC)

London

Job Ref
IMechE2021A22
Location
London
Salary
£23,500 per annum pro rata

Facilities Assistant (Part-Time, 18 Month FTC)
Westminster, London

About Us

With over 115,000 members in 140 countries, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has been at the heart of the mechanical engineering profession since 1847.

We strive to improve the world through engineering by developing engineers, promoting engineering, informing opinion and encouraging innovation.

We are now seeking a part-time Facilities Assistant to join our team on an 18 month fixed-term contract at One Birdcage Walk, one of London’s most beautiful Victorian buildings and the home of IMechE.

The Role

As a Facilities Assistant, you will undertake a wide range of general duties throughout One Birdcage Walk to support the smooth running of the Institution.

Providing a first line facilities support service, you will be involved in everything from preparing meeting rooms and restocking consumables to dealing with last minute client requests.

Taking a reactive approach to incoming service requests, your role will also involve:

- Providing excellent customer service to all visitors, employees and tenants
- Preparing meeting rooms
- Acting as the first point of contact for emergency building-related situations
- First line maintenance activities
- Escorting and supervising visitors
- Assisting with emergency provision tests and acting as a fire warden

About You

To join us as a Facilities Assistant, you will need:

- Experience in a similar role, including experience of setting up meeting rooms
- Experience of working in a customer-focused environment
- Good written and verbal communication skills
- To be organised, able to prioritise and work to deadlines

A First Aid Certificate would be beneficial to your application however, this is not essential as training will be provided. Experience in basic carpentry, electrical and plumbing and repair of minor defects would also be advantageous.

This is a part-time role working 25 hours per week, 2pm to 7pm, Monday to Friday. However, there is potential for additional hours outside normal working hours and to participate in the out of hours on call rota, with occasional weekend work.

Please note: Part of this role will involve frequent lifting of light to moderate weights.

The Benefits

- Salary of £23,500 per annum pro rata (£16,207 per annum for 25 hours per week)
- A minimum of 26 days’ holiday pro rata plus Bank Holidays
- An extra day off for your birthday
- Benefits including stakeholder pension scheme, life assurance and private health cover
- Continuous training and career development
- A range of wellbeing benefits to encourage a healthy work-life balance

This is an excellent opportunity to join our organisation and support our incredible premises, ensuring it remains part of London’s iconic skyline.

You’ll play a vital role in supporting One Birdcage Walk’s maintenance and ensuring that it remains an exceptional place to work, meet, learn and connect.

What’s more, we’ll assess any training needs you may have and equip you with everything needed in order to increase your skillset and build a career to be proud of.

Other organisations may call this role Facilities Co-ordinator, Maintenance Co-ordinator, Building Services Assistant, or Facilities and Maintenance Assistant.

Thank you for your interest in this post. We look forward to receiving your application.

We regret that we are unable to reply to each applicant; therefore, if you do not hear from us within 28 days of your application for this post, you should assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Webrecruit and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re seeking your next step as a Facilities Assistant, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Function
Facilities
Status
Part Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
25 hours per week


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IMechE Argyll Ruane

ICorr Trainer

Sheffield

Job Ref
IMechE2022A45
Location
Sheffield
Salary
c£45,000, dependant on experience

ICorr Trainer
Sheffield, South Yorkshire

About us

We’re IMechE Argyll Ruane, an internationally renowned provider of Non-Destructive, corrosion and coatings training and consultancy services.

Based in a multi-million-pound Engineering Training Centre, we provide an unrivalled learning environment with the latest equipment and facilities on offer.

We’re proud to be a part of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, an organisation that has been improving the world through engineering since 1847.

We are currently looking for an ICorr Trainer to join our brilliant team on a full-time, permanent basis.

Your role

As an ICorr Trainer, you’ll be responsible for preparing and delivering high-quality Institute of Corrosion (ICorr) courses and training to students.

In this key role, you will train students in ICorr disciplines you are qualified in. Ideally, these will include Painting Inspector Levels 1, 2 & 3, Pipeline Coatings Inspector, Insulation Inspector, Passive Fire Protection (PFP) Inspector and Hot Dip Galvanising Inspector.

You will have the chance to train and gain new certifications and enhance your training abilities. You will also share your knowledge with team members and contribute to team development.

Specifically, you will:

- Deliver a high standard of ICorr training
- Update and develop training and learning course materials in collaboration with ICorr
- Review and assess students’ work
- Invigilate and mark examinations, ensuring awarding body standards are met
- Provide constructive and critical feedback on all training activities

About You

To join us as an ICorr Trainer, you will need:

- The ability to communicate and engage with students and training partners
- Demonstrable organisational and time management skills
- The confidence, creativity and enthusiasm to plan and deliver lessons
- Excellent teamworking and communication skills
- Proficiency in MS Office, including MS Word, Excel and Outlook
- To be qualified in a range of ICorr methods
- At a minimum, an ICorr Level 2 Painting Inspector qualification, however, consideration will be given to those holding NACE, BGAS, Frosio and SSPC Level 2 qualifications
- The willingness to train and upgrade to ICorr Level 3, if not already held
- The willingness to travel to other IMechE sites which may require occasional overnight stays

Other organisations may call this role Technical Trainer, Trainer, Training Consultant, Trainer & Assessor, or Assessor.

Why you should join us

- Salary of c£45,000, dependant on experience
- 26 days’ holiday per annum plus Bank Holidays
- An extra day off for your birthday
- Benefits including stakeholder pension scheme, life assurance and private health cover
- Continuous training and career development
- A range of wellbeing benefits to encourage a healthy work-life balance

If you’re qualified in a range of ICorr methods and are passionate about sharing knowledge and expertise, this is a brilliant opportunity to join our organisation and deliver quality content to our students, helping them to gain valuable skills.

Our people are what makes our organisation great, which is why we reward their efforts and achievements and are committed to making their working life a fulfilling and enjoyable one.

When you join us, you’ll discover a collaborative team where you will be supported to pursue your professional ambitions while helping our course attendees achieve theirs.

Additional information

We thank you for your interest in this post and look forward to receiving your application. Interviews will be held on an ad hoc basis as suitable applicants apply and an immediate start is available for the right candidate.

We regret that we are unable to reply to each applicant; therefore, if you do not hear from us within 28 days of your application for this post you should assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Webrecruit, IMechE Argyll Ruane and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment.

So, if you’re seeking a brilliant new opportunity as an ICorr Trainer, please select the apply button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Function
IMechE Argyll Ruane
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Customer Services Executive

Sheffield

Job Ref
IMechE2021A30
Location
Sheffield

Customer Services Executive
Sheffield, South Yorkshire

About Us

We’re IMechE Argyll Ruane, an internationally renowned provider of NDT (Non-Destructive Testing), corrosion and coatings training and consultancy services.

Based in a multi-million-pound Engineering Training Centre, we provide an unrivalled learning environment with the latest equipment and facilities on offer.

We’re proud to be a part of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, an organisation that has been improving the world through engineering since 1847.

Now we're looking for a Customer Services Executive to join our team in Sheffield on a full-time basis.

The Role

As a Customer Services Executive, you will be responsible for supporting our training and consultancy services through a range of customer facing activities.

Specifically, you will handle sales enquiries, take bookings and resolve any issues that students on our training courses may experience. You’ll also be involved in creating leads that result in sales of our services and training courses.

You will ensure an efficient and fluent service at all times, whilst providing support for administrational Reception Desk duties when necessary.

Additionally, you will undertake outbound sales activities and accurately record leads via the CRM system, as well as helping to predict future revenue with accurate sales and bookings activity.

About You

To be considered as a Customer Services Executive, you will need:

- Previous experience of working in a customer contact and/or sales environment
- Good communication, interpersonal and customer service skills, with an excellent telephone manner
- Excellent people and relationship management skills
- A willingness to be flexible as a member of a small team
- The ability to work resourcefully without close supervision
- The ability to manage your own workload and deal with conflicting priorities
- To be proficient in Microsoft Office programmes including Word, Excel, Outlook and Access

The Benefits

- Salary of £23,000 - £26,000 DOE
- A minimum of 26 days’ holiday pro rata plus Bank Holidays
- An extra day off for your birthday
- Benefits including stakeholder pension scheme, life assurance and private health cover
- Continuous training and career development
- A range of wellbeing benefits to encourage a healthy work-life balance

This is a brilliant opportunity for a customer service or sales professional to enhance their existing abilities and drive the success of a leading organisation with a rich history.

Once you join our team, you’ll discover that we’re dedicated to making our employees’ working life as fulfilling and enjoyable as possible.

So, if you’re a customer-orientated individual with a penchant for contributing ideas, an enthusiastic nature and the desire to succeed as a team, we want to hear from you!

Interviews will be held on an ad-hoc basis as suitable applicants apply. An immediate start is available for the right candidate.

Thank you for your interest in this post. We look forward to receiving your application.

We regret that we are unable to reply to each applicant; therefore, if you do not hear from us within 28 days of the closing date for this post you should assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Other organisations may call this role Customer Support Executive, Customer Relations Executive, Customer Success Executive, Customer Care Executive, Customer Solutions Executive, Customer Service Advisor, Customer Service Rep, Customer Support Representative, or Client Services Executive.

Webrecruit, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and IMechE Argyll Ruane are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re ready to take your next step as a Customer Services Executive, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Function
IMechE Argyll Ruane
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Membership, Accreditation & Professional Development (MAPD)

Membership Applications Executive Assistant

London

Job Ref
IMechE2021A33
Location
London
Salary
c£25,000

Membership Applications Executive Assistant
London, SW1

About Us

With over 115,000 members in 140 countries, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has been at the heart of the mechanical engineering profession since 1847.

We strive to improve the world through engineering by developing engineers, promoting engineering, informing opinion and encouraging innovation.

We are now seeking a Membership Applications Executive Assistant to join our team at One Birdcage Walk, one of London’s most beautiful Victorian buildings and the home of IMechE.

The Role

As a Membership Applications Executive Assistant, you will be responsible for supporting the handling of potential new members wishing to join the institution whilst providing a high level of customer service.

Delivering high-quality support to all members, you will impart clear, accurate and timely information and advice via email and telephone.

Liaising with the development teams and volunteer members, you will ensure member queries and applications are processed efficiently.

Additionally, you will:

- Maintain accurate member records
- Assist the set-up, and provide back-office support, for interview venues and panels
- Process member application forms and application fees
- Support the membership team with product development and marketing initiatives
- Provide administrative and logistical support

About You

To be considered as a Membership Applications Executive Assistant, you will need:

- Demonstrable administration experience
- Experience working in a busy office environment, providing a highly customer focused service
- Experience of supporting video conference systems
- The ability to effectively communicate and engage with a wide range of people, tactfully and diplomatically
- The ability to work both as part of a team and on your own initiative
- A confident, diplomatic and engaging telephone manner
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office programmes and technically competent
- A logical mindset
- Excellent communication skills
- Good prioritisation, time management and organisation skills

The Benefits

- Salary of c£25,000
- A minimum of 26 days’ holiday pro rata plus Bank Holidays
- Benefits including stakeholder pension scheme, life assurance and private health cover
- Continuous training and career development
- A range of wellbeing benefits to encourage a healthy work-life balance

If you have experience in an administrative role, providing highly customer focused service, this is a brilliant opportunity to join our leading organisation and bolster your skillset and further your career.

Helping expand our membership, you will ensure that we can continue to improve the world through engineering.

We are Investor in People accredited and, as such, we will encourage and support you to take advantage of continual training opportunities to help you grow professionally, making both your present and your future with us incredibly rewarding.

So, if this sounds ideal, we’d love for you to bring your excellent customer service and experience and come aboard, all you have to do is continue reading!

Thank you for your interest in this post. We look forward to receiving your application.

We regret that we are unable to reply to each applicant; therefore, if you do not hear from us within 28 days of the closing date for this post you should assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Other organisations may call this role Membership Applications Administrator, Membership Processing Assistant, Administrator, Executive Assistant, Secretary, PA, Office Assistant, or EA.

Webrecruit and Institution of Mechanical Engineers are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you want to professionally grow with our leading company as a Membership Applications Executive Assistant, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Function
Membership, Accreditation & Professional Development (MAPD)
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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