The British Society for Immunology is a charity whose mission is to promote excellence in our field of research and clinical practice in order to improve human and animal health. We work closely with our membership to support current and future generations of immunologists.
Part of our role is to explain immunology to the public and to others working in science and healthcare bodies. Working at the Society can give you a varied and highly interesting career, allowing you to make a real difference to the lives of those who are at the forefront of biomedical innovation. We are a friendly and accessible organisation that offers a good range of benefits and works with many different groups to pursue our aims. You can find a list of staff vacancies below. Most positions operate from our head office in Holborn. Additionally, we sometimes have positions available for our members to volunteer with us. These opportunities are also listed below.
Please note, we do not operate any research labs ourselves and are unable to offer any placements to provide you with direct experience of working in an immunology lab within our organisation. If you are interested in gaining this type of experience, you may find it useful to have a look at our grants page or our jobs board.
The Finance Director leads the British Society for Immunology's Finance & Membership team and works closely with the CEO and the Board of Trustees. The role-holder is responsible for ensuring the organisation’s financial performance is optimised, and sufficient resources are in place to enable the organisation to undertake it mission and deliver its strategic plan. They are also responsible for overseeing Corporate Services at the Society.
The ideal candidate will have substantial experience of financial and corporate services management in industry, academia or the not-for-profit sector. Experience of working for a charity is desirable. As a key part of the senior management team they will need to have strong leadership skills and command the confidence and trust of colleagues and Trustees alike. Due to the nature of the role, you will also need to be a highly organised individual with a proven ability to meet tight deadlines and targets, while prioritising work effectively for others.
The closing date is 11 July 2018. You can find further information in the job description. To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note, we request no contact from recruitment agencies.