London Manager

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Applications close Sunday 18 February 2024


The BIAA seeks to appoint a full-time London Manager to play a key role within the charity’s London office.

The London Manager is responsible for overseeing the UK office of the Institute, acting as a key coordination point between the Council of Management, UK-based staff, and the Senior Management team based in Ankara.  The position involves financial management, supporting the Institute’s Council and Committees, and administering research grants.  The post-holder also has a role in organising UK-based events, administration of publications and sales, and providing a first point of contact for Institute members and general enquiries.  The London Manager is expected to visit the Ankara office annually.

For further details, please see the attached job description and person specification.

What we offer

  • A competitive salary of £40,000-£42,000 per annum. The Institute contributes to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) pension arrangements for its employees.
  • Hybrid working with the possibility of working up to 3 days per week from home
  • 30 days holiday (Excluding bank holidays)
  • Opportunity to travel to Türkiye for work purposes
  • Training opportunities


Candidates should have relevant office management and administrative experience.  They should be IT-literate, and able to use MS Office packages.  Proven experience and/or knowledge of accounting are essential.  Training in the specific systems used by the Institute will be provided.  Some knowledge of Türkiye, and of the academic disciplines within the remit of the Institute, is desirable, but enthusiasm, initiative and communications skills are equally important.  The position requires excellent interpersonal as well as written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work independently, flexibly and responsively.  Candidates must be able to demonstrate initiative and skills in time-management and be prepared to work flexible hours.  The successful applicant will be educated to degree level or equivalent.

Applicants must demonstrate that they have the right to work in the UK.

Application process

To apply for this position, applicants are asked to send a CV and a supporting statement, telling us, using examples, how you meet the essential and desirable criteria listed in the person specification. Applications without a supporting statement will not be considered.

Please send your application to by 23:59 on Sunday 18 February 2024.

If you have any queries about the role, please contact Laura Paterson,

Job description & person specification