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Jobs type: Full-time and Permanent Location: Home Based or Hybrid About the RSC The Royal Society of Chemistry is a not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to advance chemical sciences. As a not-for-profit publisher, we reinvest surplus funds back into the global scientific community, supporting our purpose to help the chemical science community make the world a better place. The RSC strives to continuously innovate its product and services to adapt to market and customer needs, maintain relevancy and diversify revenues from print journals. This requires a market-led and ‘outside-in’ thinking approach to product and service innovation.   Benefits   At the Royal Society of Chemistry, we promote a healthy work/life balance and flexible working options across the organisation. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to all employees including: - 26 days paid holiday per annum - 35-hour working week with flexible options - Enhanced maternity and paternity leave - Paid volunteering days - Pension plan with up to 12% employer contributions (depending upon your contribution) - Life assurance at four times basic annual salary The role Working within a newly established User Experience team, you will support digital product development and improve user experience by coordinating and running user research, design validation, and connecting development, product and service teams with user needs.     You will develop and share processes and best practice around quantitative and qualitative research and provide support for colleagues carrying out their own analysis.     This role helps to ensure our products and services are usable and intuitive, and that our designs and systems serve our users, by arranging, running, and analysing user research, as well as working with our Data Science and Insights team to collate and drive that knowledge out into the organisation.    Working closely with our UX Designers, the front-end development team and product managers, this role will drive and nurture user-centred design, helping to identify and validate opportunities for new product and service development, as well as user improvements in an agile software development and delivery organisation.   What we are looking for: - Degree level education or have equivalent experience in human behaviour related fields   - Deep understanding of Human-centred design and Design Thinking and how they are applied to problem solving   - Extensive experience in planning and conducting field studies and usability studies   - You’ll be practiced at a range of user research techniques: interviews, usability tests, A/B testing   - Ability to conduct both generative and evaluative research    - Excellent presentation and communication skills with an ability to interpret and articulate user experience findings persuasively to a wide audience   - Ability to develop a deep empathy and build rapport with your target users   - Experience in creating and maintaining design personas, empathy maps and customer journey maps   - Ability to gather, analyse and discerningly assess user data through web analytics, search and web logs, user surveys, support calls and research interviews   - Experience validating customer value propositions  - Any experience working in the publishing industry or with value streams would be an advantage  A full job description is available here and if you are interested in this role, please apply.   This role is advertised with an open end date and the candidates will be interviewed through January and February 2023.   If you have any questions, please contact us at jobs@rsc.org
Job Code
0935
City
Remote
or
Cambridge
Country
UK
The Royal Society of Chemistry seeks a Content Editor, Data on a temporary (up to 12 months) basis.   The Royal Society of Chemistry is a not-for-profit organisation with a heritage that spans over 180 years and we have an ambitious vision for the future. Around the world, we invest in educating future generations of scientists. We raise and maintain standards. We partner with industry and academia, promoting collaboration and innovation. We advise governments on policy, and we promote the talent, information and ideas that lead to great advances in science.   We provide advice, resources, and practical support to learners and educators in schools, colleges, and universities around the world. In the UK, we are the largest non-governmental funder of chemistry education and we influence government policy to ensure that opportunities to develop skills meet the unique needs of chemistry.   As our Content Editor, Data you will be responsible for using your scientific knowledge to research, compile, write and publish content updates on pharmaceutical compounds and other chemical substances to meet the needs of our end users.   The ideal candidate will be someone who has a strong interest in chemistry, an understanding of how to present chemical information to expert audiences, and an eye for detail to produce accurate and informative updates at the level of quality our subscribers expect.   This is a scientific publishing-focussed role which involves a direct application of chemical knowledge, as well as an enthusiasm for chemical data and curated content.   We are looking for: - A good honours degree in the chemical sciences - Up-to-date knowledge of, and passion for, the chemical sciences - Proven ability to research, retrieve, organise and classify scientific information from a broad range of sources and media, such as journal articles and patents - Proactive approach to problem solving and delivering on tasks - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills - Proven ability to work individually and as part of a team, with minimal supervision - Good organisational and time-management skills are required together with the ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines - High level of computer literacy, especially with using chemical databases - Good attention to detail  - Knowledge of STM publishing an advantage   As an organisation we are embracing hybrid working, and homeworking/remote working within the UK could be considered for this role. Applicants should be aware that there is an expectation that employees will attend our offices as needed for their role.    Visit our Work For Us website to learn more about us, our benefits and Equal Opportunities Statement and Inclusive Culture Pledge.   If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply before the end of our closing date.    View and download the full job description here.   #INDMP
Job Code
0050
City
Remote
or
Cambridge
Country
UK
Closing Date
14/12/2022
Location: Tokyo (Hybrid working will be considered) Salary: 5.5 million – 7.5 million JPY Benefits include: 15 days paid holiday per annum, increasing to 23 days with length of service   We have an exciting opportunity to join the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Publishing team in Japan as a Publishing Engagement Manager.   The Royal Society of Chemistry has a heritage that spans over 180 years, and we have an ambitious vision for the future. We raise and maintain standards. We partner with industry and academia, promoting collaboration and innovation. We advise government agencies on policy, and we promote the talent, information and ideas that lead to great advances in science.We also provide advice, resources, and practical support to learners and educators in colleges, and universities around the world. The role As Publishing Engagement Manager, you will be a key representative for publishing activities in Japan and South Korea supporting our strategic objectives and developments, becoming a trusted advisor to the community.   Your objectives will be to increase awareness of the RSC publishing programme by building relationships with scientists, academic institutions, and scientific societies to develop the best authorship and readership for RSC publications.   Skills and qualifications - M.Sc. in a scientific field and Ph.D. or studying towards - Fluent in Japanese and English, knowledge of Korean is desirable - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills - Proven ability to work as part of a global team, with a willingness to travel nationally and internationally - Good organisational and time-management skills are required together with the ability to work autonomously, under pressure to meet deadlines - Up-to-date knowledge of and passion for the chemical sciences and publishing and contacts with the relevant communities - Experience in, or knowledge of, Scientific, Technical & Medical publishing and an understanding of the Japanese education system is also desirable   As a not-for-profit publisher, we reinvest surplus funds back into the global scientific community, supporting our mission to advance excellence in the chemical sciences. If you have any questions, please contact us at jobs@rsc.org     #INDINT
Job Code
0211
City
Tokyo
Country
JP
Job Type; Part time permanent (21 hours per week) Hybrid (Cambridge office) or Remote About the RSC The Royal Society of Chemistry is a not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to advance chemical sciences. As a not-for-profit publisher, we reinvest surplus funds back into the global scientific community, supporting our purpose to help the chemical science community make the world a better place. The RSC strives to continuously innovate its products and services to adapt to market and customer needs, maintain relevancy and diversify revenues from print journals. This requires a market-led and ‘outside-in’ thinking approach to product and service innovation.   Benefits   At the Royal Society of Chemistry, we promote a healthy work/life balance and flexible working options across the organisation. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to all employees including:   - 26 days paid holiday per annum (pro-rata for part time staff). - 35-hour working week with flexible options - Enhanced maternity and paternity leave - Paid volunteering days - Pension plan with up to 12% employer contributions (depending upon your contribution) - Life assurance at four times basic annual salary The role   This is a great opportunity to join our publishing management team overseeing the operational activities of our hybrid journals on a permanent part time basis, working 21 hours per week.   As an Editorial Production Manager, leading a team of Assistant Editors and working closely with our other Editorial Production Manager, you will contribute to the strategic development of our hybrid journals, by managing the day-to-day operation of the peer review and publishing processes. You will ensure the journals in your team continue to meet their strategic objectives and deliver excellent customer service for our authors.   Your responsibilities will focus on: - Managing a team of Assistant Editors, Journals to deliver KPIs in line with the departmental and journal strategies, leading and motivating the team to deliver excellent customer service. - Managing the team’s workflow from manuscript submission to final publication and ensuring that best practice and a standardised workflow is followed. - Collaborating with Editorial Production Managers, Journals, Senior Editor, Chemical Science, and the Executive Editors, Supplier Relations Manager and Copy Editing Manager over the coordination of the departmental workflow. - Working closely with the Executive Editor, Journals to maximise the impact and quality of the journals and deliver KPIs in line with the journal and departmental strategies, and to ensure that submitted articles are reviewed to individual journal’s standards and quality based on the journal’s strategy. - Overseeing the operation of external Associate Editors. - Carrying out the publication of RSC journals, including journal issue management, themed issues, and associated tasks to ensure the rapid publication of articles accepted for publication to agreed standards. - Managing ethical cases, working closely with the Publishing Manager, Quality & Ethics, Publishing Ethics Specialist and the Executive Editor, Journals, following COPE guidelines.   We are looking for - A good honours degree in science (chemical science normally preferred) and experience of STM publishing are essential. - Ability to lead, manage and work well as part of a team. Previous experience of managing or supervising a team is desirable and advantageous. - Good organisational, attention to detail and time-management skills are required together with the ability to work under pressure, prioritise and to meet deadlines - A proactive approach to problem solving is required. - Good communication skills in interacting with internal and external contacts are essential. The Royal Society of Chemistry offers excellent benefits. The contractual base for this role is Cambridge, however we are currently embracing hybrid working, and therefore you will have the opportunity to work from a location other than this, as agreed with your line manager. Applicants should be aware that there is an expectation that employees will attend the offices as needed for their role.   You can download the full job description here   If you have any questions, please contact us at jobs@rsc.org
Job Code
0245
City
Remote
or
Cambridge
Country
UK
Closing Date
13/12/2022
  Job Types: Full-time, maternity cover Hybrid (Cambridge office)   About the RSC The Royal Society of Chemistry is a not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to advance chemical sciences. As a not-for-profit publisher, we reinvest surplus funds back into the global scientific community, supporting our purpose to help the chemical science community make the world a better place. The RSC strives to continuously innovate its product and services to adapt to market and customer needs, maintain relevancy and diversify revenues from print journals. This requires a market-led and ‘outside-in’ thinking approach to product and service innovation.   Benefits At the Royal Society of Chemistry, we promote a healthy work/life balance and flexible working options across the organisation. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to all employees including: - 26 days paid holiday per annum - 35-hour working week with flexible options - Enhanced maternity and paternity leave - Paid volunteering days - Pension plan with up to 12% employer contributions (depending upon your contribution) - Life assurance at four times basic annual salary The role We are looking for a talented content creator to produce high quality photo, video, illustration and animation content, to join us on a temporary basis to cover maternity leave, all driven by the charitable purpose of the Royal Society of Chemistry: advance the chemical sciences to make people’s lives better.   As Multimedia Executive, you will be creating our own authentic stock of imagery and making strategic use of user-generated content. You’ll work with colleagues to identify and exploit opportunities for visual storytelling to meet campaign objectives and to produce high quality, engaging visual content for print, online platforms and social channels.   Based in Cambridge you will work with a team of professionals who are responsible for a creative service for the whole organisation – producing everything from eye-catching exhibition stands to award-winning magazines and everything in between. Our work, both digital and print, must attract attention, inspire involvement and create the desire to take action among all our audiences. Multimedia work must always strive to maintain the high standards and production values that reflect our mission, vision, brand and reputation – and also constantly evolve how we communicate with our audiences, reflecting the dynamism of chemistry itself. We have an exceptional diversity of audiences—from teachers, scientists and academics, librarians and corporates to politicians and the public. Our work includes activities focused on our role as a professional body (e.g. supporting members), a publisher (e.g. selling journals, books and databases), and as the voice of the chemical science community (e.g. campaigning to influence government policy).   A full job description is available here.   If you are interested in this role, please apply before the end of the closing date.   If you have any questions, please contact us at jobs@rsc.org    #INDHP
Job Code
0898
City
Cambridge
Country
UK
Closing Date
07/12/2022
Job Types: Full-time, permanent Hybrid (Cambridge office) or Remote   About the RSC The Royal Society of Chemistry is a not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to advance chemical sciences. As a not-for-profit publisher, we reinvest surplus funds back into the global scientific community, supporting our purpose to help the chemical science community make the world a better place.   The RSC strives to continuously innovate its product and services to adapt to market and customer needs, maintain relevancy and diversify revenues from print journals. This requires a market-led and ‘outside-in’ thinking approach to product and service innovation.   Benefits   At the Royal Society of Chemistry, we promote a healthy work/life balance and flexible working options across the organisation. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to all employees including:   - 26 days paid holiday per annum - 35-hour working week with flexible options - Enhanced maternity and paternity leave - Paid volunteering days - Pension plan with up to 12% employer contributions (depending upon your contribution) - Life assurance at four times basic annual salary   The role   We are looking for an experienced Senior Database Administrator to join our DevOps team. You will be responsible for managing and administering high availability MS SQL server databases to ensure the highest levels of database and application maintenance, tuning and performance, along with other database technologies in use. Your work will enable the Royal Society of Chemistry to maximise service delivery, high availability, performance optimisation and ensuring that services are efficient at accomplishing their duties, even as those duties scale and evolve. What we are looking for: - Experience with Cloud Database Services, such as AWS RDS. - Some experience of NoSQL databases, such as DynamoDB. - Some automation scripting experience, such as Powershell. - In-depth MS SQL Server database experience, with sound technical knowledge of SSIS, TSQL and SSRS. - Has experience with designing, building, administering and querying SQL databases. - Provides technical assistance to staff on the development of conceptual and logical database designs and physical databases. Aligns information architecture with enterprise architecture by selecting appropriate tools and techniques. - Provisioning databases for testing and development environments, including dynamic data masking and automated data refresh. - Ability to proactively and professionally engage with colleagues and customers in order to agree commitments and ensure that customer needs are satisfied. - Consistently manages and maintains data in all production and non-production databases and replication servers; implements data models, database designs, data access and table maintenance codes.   A full job description is available here.   If you are interested in this role, please apply before the end of the closing date.   If you have any questions, please contact us at jobs@rsc.org   #INDHP
Job Code
0148
City
Remote
or
Cambridge
Country
UK
Closing Date
04/12/2022
  Job type: Full-time or part-time, permanent Hybrid (Cambridge office) or Remote About the RSC   The Royal Society of Chemistry is a not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to advance chemical sciences. As a not-for-profit publisher, we reinvest surplus funds back into the global scientific community, supporting our purpose to help the chemical science community make the world a better place. The RSC strives to continuously innovate its product and services to adapt to market and customer needs, maintain relevancy and diversify revenues from print journals. This requires a market-led and ‘outside-in’ thinking approach to product and service innovation.   Benefits   At the Royal Society of Chemistry, we promote a healthy work/life balance and flexible working options across the organisation. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to all employees including:   - 26 days paid holiday per annum - 35-hour working week with flexible options - Enhanced maternity and paternity leave - Paid volunteering days - Pension plan with up to 12% employer contributions (depending upon your contribution) - Life assurance at four times basic annual salary  The role   The Royal Society of Chemistry is looking for a Supplier Relations Executive to support our journals production team on a full-time or part-time permanent basis.    You will contribute to the success of our journals through the day-to-day operation of the parts of the production process that are handled by our suppliers (e.g. copy-editing and typesetting). You will ensure that our high quality and timeliness standards are upheld across our suppliers’ activities, thus contributing to the provision of excellent customer service for our authors and readers.You will also have the opportunity to contribute to projects and developments related to our production activities.   This role will give you valuable broader experience of our publishing activities and the opportunity to develop your network of contacts. You will work closely with our suppliers and assume a ‘trusted advisor’ role for them as well as people across the organisation.   We are looking for:   - A good honours degree in science (chemical science normally preferred) is essential. - Experience in STM publishing is essential. - Experience and a strong understanding of the production of Royal Society of Chemistry journals (particularly copy-editing) is beneficial but not essential. - A proactive approach to problem solving. - Good organisational and time-management skills are required together with the ability to work under pressure, prioritise and to meet deadlines. - Good attention to detail. - Good communication skills in interacting with internal and external contacts. - Proven ability to work well as a team.  If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply before the end of our closing date.   For a full job description, please click here. At the Royal Society of Chemistry, we will support you in your career and reward your contribution with an excellent pro rata benefits package. If you are interested, please apply before the end of our closing date.   If you have any questions, please contact us at jobs@rsc.org    #INDMP
Job Code
0248
City
Remote
or
Cambridge
Country
UK
Closing Date
05/12/2022
  Job type: Full-time, permanent Hybrid or Remote (within the UK) About the RSC The Royal Society of Chemistry is a not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to advance chemical sciences. As a not-for-profit publisher, we reinvest surplus funds back into the global scientific community, supporting our purpose to help the chemical science community make the world a better place. The RSC strives to continuously innovate its product and services to adapt to market and customer needs, maintain relevancy and diversify revenues from print journals. This requires a market-led and ‘outside-in’ thinking approach to product and service innovation.   Benefits   At the Royal Society of Chemistry, we promote a healthy work/life balance and flexible working options across the organisation. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to all employees including: - 26 days paid holiday per annum - 35-hour working week with flexible options - Enhanced maternity and paternity leave - Paid volunteering days - Pension plan with up to 12% employer contributions (depending upon your contribution) - Life assurance at four times basic annual salary The role We are currently looking for a Venture Manager who will support the new venture process from start to finish. In this role you will spearhead the new business model that will help the RSC to identify new revenue and surplus diversification opportunities and envision the future of our industry and market. You'll support our commercial development strategy, evangelise our venture-building innovation process, and set up, lead, and coach venture projects. You will be developing in-depth knowledge of RSC offerings to identify profitable new business opportunities. As Venture Manger you will be involved in researching emerging trends and recommending new company offerings to maximise customer loyalty, customer demand and new customer acquisition.   What we are looking for: - Work experience in an international business environment including experience in innovation/new business development - Diverse experiences across relevant sectors, such as scientific publishing, data & analytics, e-learning, professional services consultancy and scientific research - Experience in leading the validation process of forming assumptions and running experiments to assess feasibility, viability and desirability - Experience in supporting a business model innovation process that covers vision setting, exploration problem-fit, solution-fit, and market-fit, and defining metrics for success - Multifunctional experience across sales, marketing, product development and finance teams - Entrepreneurialism, drive, determination and enthusiasm to deliver new products, services and opportunities from idea origination to implementation and eventually to BAU - Strong interpersonal skills and a high degree of self-awareness are required   A full job description is available here.   Interviews to be held in January 2023.   If you are interested in this role, please apply before the end of the closing date.   If you have any questions, please contact us at jobs@rsc.org   #INDMP
Job Code
0458
City
Remote
or
Cambridge
Country
UK
Closing Date
18/12/2022
About the RSC   The Royal Society of Chemistry is a not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to advance chemical sciences. As a not-for-profit publisher, we reinvest surplus funds back into the global scientific community, supporting our purpose to help the chemical science community make the world a better place. The RSC strives to continuously innovate its product and services to adapt to market and customer needs, maintain relevancy and diversify revenues from print journals. This requires a market-led and ‘outside-in’ thinking approach to product and service innovation.   Benefits   At the Royal Society of Chemistry, we promote a healthy work/life balance and flexible working options across the organisation. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to all employees including:   - 26 days paid holiday per annum - 35-hour working week with flexible options - Enhanced maternity and paternity leave - Paid volunteering days - Pension plan with up to 12% employer contributions (depending upon your contribution) - Life assurance at four times basic annual salary The role   We currently have two fantastic opportunities to join us as a Deputy Editor on a full-time permanent basis. These vital roles will support the continuing development of the journals in either our Energy & Environmental Science or Chemical Science team, contributing to community engagement, commissioning and achieving our ambitious growth targets. We are looking for ambitious publishing professionals who want to develop their career with the Royal Society of Chemistry.   Your key role will be to contribute to the growth, quality, and usage of the journals by assisting in the development and implementation of commissioning and product development plans and deputising for the Executive Editor.   Your responsibilities will focus on: - Assisting in the creation and implementation of product development plans to maintain or improve the revenue/quality/usage of the journal(s) and deliver journal KPIs through effective Editorial policy, commissioning and marketing plans. - Commissioning articles via desk based research and attendance at scientific conferences. - Contributing to the development of the Editorial and Advisory Boards such that they provide the maximum benefit to the journal(s) and have strong interactions with their communities. - Assisting the Executive Editor in the identification and recruitment of external Associate Editors. - Developing and maintaining good relationships with existing/potential authors and referees. - Monitoring the demands of market forces and advising the Executive Editor and Publisher of future trends, risks and opportunities.   We are looking for: - A good honours degree in science is essential - Previous experience in STM publishing with significant Journal development experience - Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills - Ability to work independently - Good organisational and time-management skills, together with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines - Ability to prioritise and delegate work tasks. Previous experience of supervising team members is desirable and advantageous - Willingness to travel   The contractual base for this role is our Cambridge office, however we are currently embracing hybrid working, and therefore you will have the opportunity to work from a location other than this, as agreed with your line manager. Applicants should be aware that there is an expectation that employees will attend the offices as needed for their role.    Download full job description here.   At the Royal Society of Chemistry, we will support you in your career and reward your contribution with an excellent pro rata benefits package. If you are interested, please apply before the end of our closing date.   If you have any questions, please contact us at jobs@rsc.org    #INDMP
Job Code
0266
City
Cambridge
Country
UK
Closing Date
30/11/2022
  Job type: Full-time and permanent Hybrid or Remote (within the UK)   About the RSC The Royal Society of Chemistry is a not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to advance chemical sciences. As a not-for-profit publisher, we reinvest surplus funds back into the global scientific community, supporting our purpose to help the chemical science community make the world a better place.   The RSC strives to continuously innovate its product and services to adapt to market and customer needs, maintain relevancy and diversify revenues from print journals. This requires a market-led and ‘outside-in’ thinking approach to product and service innovation.   Benefits At the Royal Society of Chemistry, we promote a healthy work/life balance and flexible working options across the organisation. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to all employees including: - 26 days paid holiday per annum - 35-hour working week with flexible options - Enhanced maternity and paternity leave - Paid volunteering days - Pension plan with up to 12% employer contributions (depending upon your contribution) - Life assurance at four times basic annual salary The role We are looking for a Market Research Executive to join our friendly and experienced Data Science & Insights Team on a permanent full -time basis.   This is an exciting and varied role collaborating with different project teams from all around the RSC, for example by supporting our Publishing business, member community or teacher outreach programmes. You will play a key part in gathering market, customer and competitor intelligence to support strategic business decisions or product development. We are therefore looking for someone who is numerate, curious and who has the communication skills to effectively share the insights we generate with our stakeholders.   As a Market Research Executive you will be responsible for conducting many different types of market research, such as, qualitative, quantitative and desk research. You will be supporting colleagues in the generation of robust customer, market, business and competitor intelligence and insights.   We are looking for someone with: - - - Experience of carrying out customer and market research using qualitative and quantitative research techniques, such as telephone interviews, surveys and focus groups. - Experience of project management - High level of numeracy and an aptitude for data gathering, analysis, reporting, and making recommendations, including: - Microsoft Excel to an advanced level and good level of knowledge of other Microsoft Office packages - Ability to summarise key trends from market/scientific information, and produce written reports and presentations knowledge of statistical techniques used in market research  Internally this role will be referred to as ‘Insights Analyst’.   If you are interested in this role, please apply before the end of the closing date.    A full job description is available here.   #INDHP  
Job Code
0681
or
Cambridge
Closing Date
06/12/2022
  The Royal Society of Chemistry has a great opportunity for a Legal Counsel to join us on a permanent full-time or part-time basis. The regular working pattern for this role would be 28-35 hours over four or five days per week.   With over 49,000 members and an international publishing and knowledge business, the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) is the UK’s professional body for chemical scientists, supporting and representing our members and bringing together chemical scientists from all over the world.   The RSC is a charitable company with an annual turnover of £65m. The RSC group includes UK trading subsidiaries and international subsidiary companies registered in India, China, Japan and the USA. Annual spend on supplies and services is circa £32m. The RSC conducts a range of charitable activities in the UK and globally.   The Legal Counsel role is based within our Legal Services Team, reporting to our Senior Legal Counsel. Our Legal Services Team is directly involved in and responsible for all the legal aspects of the RSC’s activities, supporting all directorates including publishing, education, technology, marketing, events and sales. We also work with and procure external Legal Services to support the Legal Services Team.   As a Legal Counsel for the Royal Society of Chemistry, you will work collaboratively with our Legal Services Team and internal clients within the RSC, to ensure that tasks are carried out and coordinated efficiently. With your professional, confident and diligent manner, you will display exceptional communication skills in working with internal and external clients primarily in the UK and globally as required. You will also have excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise your workload, pay high attention to detail, and undertake your day to day role with minimal supervision.   We are looking for:    Essential: - A practising Solicitor with relevant experience (a minimum of three years’ relevant post qualification experience gained in an in-house setting). - Experience in drafting, reviewing and advising upon commercial contracts with a working knowledge of commercial contract issues (including contract validity, data protection, intellectual property rights, termination and liability issues). - Experience of advising upon compliance and regulatory matters. - Efficient and competent in the use of ICT systems and information including MS Office and Outlook, Zoom and Teams, as well as research tools. Desirable: - Experience in one or more areas of law including Publishing, Technology, Intellectual Property, Procurement and Charity law. - Experience in using a legal and contract management system. The Royal Society of Chemistry is a wonderful organisation to work for and offers excellent benefits. The contractual base for this role is our Cambridge office, however we are currently embracing hybrid working, and therefore you will also have the opportunity to work from a UK location other than this, as agreed with your line manager. Applicants should be aware that there is an expectation that employees will attend the offices as needed for their role (one day per month or up to five days per week if preferred).   If you are interested in this great in-house role, please apply at the earliest opportunity.    View and download the full job description here. 
Job Code
0467
City
Cambridge
Country
UK
  The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) has a great opportunity for a Receptionist / Hospitality Coordinator to join us, based at our flagship Burlington House office in Piccadilly, London.   Since 1857, Burlington House has been the Royal Society of Chemistry’s London residence. In 2010, we opened our doors as a venue, offering a distinctly different opportunity for those looking for a unique and convenient setting for events. We have six rooms for hire, hosting events including conferences, seminars and symposia, promotional events, award ceremonies, private functions and more. As a not-for-profit organisation, we invest all profits into advancing the excellence of chemical sciences.   The official title of this role is Receptionist and Hospitality Coordinator and this role is critical to support the smooth running of hospitality at the RSC, from initial enquiry and booking, to ensuring that client needs are met through coordination of event elements (Catering / AV / Equipment / Set-up) and covering Front of House. In this role you will work on a day-to-day operational level including undertaking reception duties and hospitality co-ordination, and will work closely with other members of the team.   We are looking for: - Previous hospitality and reception experience would be desirable. - Customer focussed approach and a good team player. - An eye for detail. - Ability to prioritise conflicting demands and multi-task with good problem-solving skills. - A skilled communicator, with ability to apply diplomacy and tact and effective communication at all levels. - Ability to use databases, presentation and word processing packages. The contractual base for this role is our London office. Applicants should be aware that there is an expectation that employees will attend the office as needed for their role. This is a permanent full-time, 35 hours per week, mainly Monday to Friday, however you will be required to work some evenings and weekends.    Visit our Work For Us website to learn more about us, our benefits, Equal Opportunities Statement and Inclusive Culture Pledge.   If you are interested, please apply before the end of our closing date.   View and download the full job description here.   #INDHP
Job Code
0125
City
London
Country
UK
Closing Date
30/11/2022
Job type: permanent, full time and part-time available Hybrid (Cambridge office) or Remote (within the UK) About the RSC The Royal Society of Chemistry is a not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to advance chemical sciences. As a not-for-profit publisher, we reinvest surplus funds back into the global scientific community, supporting our purpose to help the chemical science community make the world a better place. The RSC strives to continuously innovate its product and services to adapt to market and customer needs, maintain relevancy and diversify revenues from print journals. This requires a market-led and ‘outside-in’ thinking approach to product and service innovation.   Benefits At the Royal Society of Chemistry, we promote a healthy work/life balance and flexible working options across the organisation. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to all employees including: - 26 days paid holiday per annum - 35-hour working week with flexible options - Enhanced maternity and paternity leave - Paid volunteering days - Pension plan with up to 12% employer contributions (depending upon your contribution) - Life assurance at four times basic annual salary About the role We are looking for 1 full-time and 1 part-time Site Reliability Engineers on permanent basis. As a Site Reliability Engineer you will be influencing DevOps team to build systems that are reliable, secure and efficient to run in production. You will focus on continually improving our ability to monitor, alert and automate manual operational work.  Your work will enable the Royal Society of Chemistry to maximise service delivery, high availability, performance optimisation and ensuring that services are efficient at accomplishing their duties, even as those duties scale and evolve.   You will be eliminating operational burden through obsessive automation.   We are looking for someone who has experience with Amazon Web Services. You will also be able to demonstrable experience in coding for IaC (Infrastructure as Code), particularly with desired state configuration, including Terraform, PowerShell or Python. We are looking for: - Experience with Amazon Web Services. - Demonstrable experience in coding for IaC (Infrastructure as Code), particularly with desired state configuration, including Terraform, PowerShell or Python. - Knowledge and experience of software security vulnerabilities and mitigation. - Experience working with DevOps concepts, such as continuous integration, continuous deployment, configuration management, process automation. - Experience with monitoring & observability tools (such as New Relic) to maximise service reliability   This role is advertised with an open end date and the candidates will be interviewed through October 2022. If you are interested in this role, please apply.    A full job description is available here.
Job Code
0600 & 0609
City
Cambridge
or
Remote
Country
UK
  Job type: full-time, permanent Hybrid or Remote About the RSC The Royal Society of Chemistry is a not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to advance chemical sciences. As a not-for-profit publisher, we reinvest surplus funds back into the global scientific community, supporting our purpose to help the chemical science community make the world a better place. The RSC strives to continuously innovate its product and services to adapt to market and customer needs, maintain relevancy and diversify revenues from print journals. This requires a market-led and ‘outside-in’ thinking approach to product and service innovation.   Benefits At the Royal Society of Chemistry, we promote a healthy work/life balance and flexible working options across the organisation. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to all employees including: - 26 days paid holiday per annum - 35-hour working week with flexible options - Enhanced maternity and paternity leave - Paid volunteering days - Pension plan with up to 12% employer contributions (depending upon your contribution) - Life assurance at four times basic annual salary The role We are looking for a Senior Back-end Developer with experience in .NET in C#. You will join us on a full-time permanent basis with very flexible hybrid working. As a Senior Back-end Developer you will provide expert technical guidance, ensuring best practice for development processes across the organisation.     At the RSC we have an exceptional diversity of audiences - from RSC employees across the world, teachers, scientists and academics, librarians and corporates to politicians and the public.  Our work includes activities focused on our role as a support service to UK and international staff, a data source (e.g. for developers consuming data via APIs), a professional body (e.g. supporting members), a publisher (e.g. selling journals, books and databases), and an education resource (e.g. providing content to teachers, students and professionals). Our technology services underpin the operations of all staff members and of our websites and services.   We are looking for: - Demonstrable experience developing with C#. - Strong understanding of advanced concepts such as generics, async methods, delegates, lambda syntax, OOP, MVC, REST, WebAPI, SOLID principles, etc. - Knowledge of building .NET Core solutions. - Knowledge of modern JavaScript development and JSON. - Experience with SQL and No-SQL databases. - Understanding of a product and software development life cycle including test-driven development, continuous integration and delivery, code coverage tools. - Knowledge of building AWS native software solutions taking advantage of cloud services. - Understanding of enterprise application architecture, taking into account security, data protection, performance and high availability. - Knowledge of Agile software development and frameworks such as Scrum, Kanban or XP. Working within the DevOps team and your colleagues across the directorate, you will contribute to the design, build and continual improvement of RSC software applications.   If you are interested in this role, please apply before the end of the closing date.    A full job description is available here.
Job Code
0614, 0617 & 0621
City
Remote
or
Cambridge
Country
UK
Closing Date
11/12/2022