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Job Title:

Network Co-ordinator

Contract:

Permanent full time (37.5 hours/week)

Division:

Standards

Business Unit:

National Laboratories and Science

Location:

LGC Teddington (noting that due to the COVID-19 pandemic this role may be temporarily homebased or a hybrid set-up)

Salary and Benefits:

The successful candidate can expect a salary ca. £27.5-30K (dependent on skill and experience) and a range of excellent benefits, including:

  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Healthcare scheme 
  • Free onsite parking
  • Access to PerkBox rewards platform
  • Cycle to work scheme

Reports To:

Stakeholder Coordinator

  1. Job Purpose

LGC’s National Laboratories, based in Teddington, deliver a range of expert science functions and services in partnership with the UK Government, business and academia. The business unit manages and operates several national laboratories on behalf of government agencies, as well as hosting the unique function of the ‘Government Chemist’.

 As home to many world-leading scientists, LGC’s National Laboratories provide a wide range of expert analytical science services and subject matter expertise to a broad spectrum of customers, stakeholders and global forums.

 This role is an exciting full time opportunity to work across several externally facing networks; including the Community for Analytical Measurement Science and the Food Authenticity Network. Both are membership based communities aimed at promoting world-class analytical measurement science training, research and innovation by bringing together a network of industrial and academic partners with interests in these fields.

  1. Key Responsibilities
  • Delivery of network co-ordination activities, ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of virtual communities.
  • Organise and facilitate virtual and in-person events.
  • Co-ordinate Secretariat activities.
  • Support note taking, recording meeting actions and decisions.
  • Co-ordination of network finances, liaising with Legal and Financial Leads, as well as network members.
  • Prepare stakeholder updates and digital content.
  • Facilitate marketing, website and social media channel activities.
  • Actively support network growth, championing activities in-keeping with networks’ strategic aims. 
  1. LGC Values

The job holder will be able to demonstrate the following behaviours in line with LGC’s values:

  • Passion: desire to promote and champion network aims and activities.
  • Integrity: a deep seated belief in the importance of customer satisfaction and providing a professional and valued service.
  • Curiosity: always striving to improve ways of working and delivering efficiencies that benefit both individual members and the broader network/community.

 

  1. Person Specification - Knowledge, Experience and Technical Skills

LGC is seeking an organised and personable individual, with a strong work ethic and self-motivation. The individual must have a can-do attitude, taking ownership and responsibility for driving outcomes.

As the successful candidate you will be able to demonstrate evidence of having/being:

  • Prior experience (ca. 3 years) of network and/or project co-ordination.
  • Able to engage professionally with a wide range of members and stakeholders.
  • Comfortable working as part of an in-person and virtual team.
  • Well organised with an excellent eye for detail.
  • Able to multi-task and prioritise work to meet deadlines when required.
  • Strong IT (Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and communications skills – both written and verbal.
  • Experience of arranging and hosting events (both virtual and in-person).

Also desirable:

  • Experience of web/social media design, editorial skills and producing various forms of digital content for professional purposes.

If you feel you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, and are excited by the opportunity, we’d welcome your application. Please submit a 2 page CV and covering letter - outlining why you would like to join the team - via the LGC recruitment portal: https://lgcgroup-jobs.sabacloud.com/Saba/Web_spf/EU2PRD0129/jobs-careers/career/home/

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