The Academy of Medical Sciences is the independent, expert voice of biomedical and health research in the UK. Our vision is good health for all supported by the best research and evidence.
Our mission is to help create an open and progressive research sector to improve the health of people everywhere.
Our strengths are:
Our new strategy for 2022-2032 focusses on the following strategic priorities.
Our staff of 70 people are guided by the following values:
We are agile, kind and resilient.
Salary Circa £28,800 (pro-rata) plus Benefits
Role duration: 13 months part-time maternity cover
The Corporate Affairs Officer supports, as necessary, the Academy’s regional programme which includes activity of the Academy’s Regional Champions, who arrange a variety of events for Fellows and local contacts across the UK.
The Corporate Affairs Officer is part of the wider Directorate team which includes staff with responsibilities across the Fellowship election, prize awards, fundraising and HR.
Key tasks and responsibilities can be found in the JD which is attached at the bottom of this page.
Staff are working remotely with encouragement to be in the office one day per week. We remain responsive to government advice.
We have a staff group looking at hybrid working models for the future. There is no expectation that staff will return to the office 5 days a week. Location of work will be set based on the needs of the individual and their role, however when in the office the location is 41 Portland Place, London W1B 1QH.
Work from home equipment contributions are available following workspace assessments.
We empower individuals and teams to identify work practices and patterns that enable the organisation to maximise its potential and the individual to achieve the best possible work/life balance.
Our agile working approach operates on the following principles:
These principles allow staff to determine how, when and where they work to do their job well and support their wellbeing.
26 days per annum; plus Christmas closure, and bank holidays (pro rata for part time staff)
The Academy contributes 7.5% of gross salary to a Legal & General scheme, with an employee contribution of 3%
3 x annual gross salary
Season ticket travel loan
Interest free season ticket loans are available to all staff after completion of probationary period
We offer a range of benefits including enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Subscription to Headspace and Class pass.
Regular organisation wide wellbeing days.
Closing date for completed applications is midnight, Sunday 17 July 2022.
Virtual Interviews: The week of 25 July 2022.