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Programme Officer - Engineering X
  • Employer: Royal Academy of Engineering
  • Reference: RAoE/21/169288
  • Published: Mon 18/10/2021, 13:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 31/10/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: Up to £27,826 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London, Corporation of London

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Programme Officer - Engineering X

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking a Programme Officer to join our International Partnerships team, as part of our exciting £15m partnership with Lloyd's Register Foundation, Engineering X.

Who are we?

The Royal Academy of Engineering is harnessing the power of engineering to build a sustainable society and an inclusive economy that works for everyone. In collaboration with our Fellows and partners, we’re growing talent and developing skills for the future, driving innovation and building global partnerships, and influencing policy and engaging the public. Together we’re working to tackle the greatest challenges of our age.

With a diverse workforce and an inclusive and supportive culture, we look to attract candidates from wide and different backgrounds who have a passion for the role engineering plays in society. Our aim is to make the Academy the best place to work for the staff we have and those we seek to attract.

Why work for the Royal Academy of Engineering?

We’re looking for people who are driven to make the world a better place. If you’re passionate about what you do and want to work collaboratively with talented colleagues to make change happen now and for future generations, we want you to get in touch.

This is the perfect time to join us. We have a dynamic, visionary CEO, a strong leadership team and an ambitious and exciting strategy. The value we bring as experts in our field and change agents is highly recognised and makes the Academy a motivating place to be. Our work today builds on a long, proud history with a focused and ambitious future which we’d love you to be part of.

Engineering X is a platform that brings global experts together to engineer change. Our vision is to ensure that engineers play their key role in addressing global challenges.

We are looking for talented people who want to make a difference, to join our team – is this you?

The role

This role will support the delivery of the Academy’s Safer Complex Systems mission - a £5 million, 5-year mission that seeks to enhance the safety and resilience of critical infrastructure systems globally, which people rely on to survive, stay safe and maintain a good quality of life.

About you

You will have experience of programme or project management as well as organising events. You have a great eye for detail and a commitment to ensuring diversity is considered in all the activities of the programme. In addition, you will have an interest in complex systems or systems thinking and an awareness of the international development landscape. Naturally, you’ll be highly organised with excellent time management skills and an effective communicator – both verbally and in writing.

Company Benefits

The Academy offers a fantastic package of additional benefits including:

  • Non-contributory pension scheme
  • BUPA cash plan
  • Private medical insurance
  • Subsidised restaurant
  • Regular social activities
  • Health and wellbeing programmes
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Wellbeing days and office wide Christmas leave
  • Significant investment into your personal and professional development.


Our light, spacious offices are based in a fantastic location in central London with views over St James’s Park and close to the West End. We operate hybrid, flexible working practices with a baseline two days a week in the office.

For more information and to apply online, please visit our careers portal.

Closing date: Midday on 31 October 2021.

Interview date: w/c 15 November 2021 (held virtually).