The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Charity registered in Scotland SC005317

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is an independent membership organisation concerned principally with the education, training and assessment of Surgeons, Dental Surgeons and Doctors who are involved in the surgical care of patients. Founded in 1505, the College currently has a membership approaching 25,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

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About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is the oldest and largest of the UK surgical Royal Colleges, and one of the largest of all the UK medical Royal Colleges. First incorporated as the Barber Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1505, the College has been at the vanguard of surgical innovation and developments for over 500 years.

The College’s primary role is to ensure the safety of patients and support the provision of the best possible care. it fulfils this role by championing the highest standards of surgical and dental practice; through provision of courses and educational programmes, training, examinations and Continuous Professional Development; liaising with external medical bodies; and by influencing healthcare policy across the UK.

Today, the College is a modern, thriving, global membership network of over 25,000 medical professionals who live and work in more than 100 countries around the world. The membership includes people at every stage of their career, from medical students through to trainees, consultants and those who have retired from practice.

About the Role

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh seeks to appoint a Faculty Development Assistant to provide professional administrative, project and secretariat support to new and emerging faculties of the College. The post holder will play a critical role within a newly formed team, reporting to the Faculty Development Manager.

This will be a varied and highly-rewarding role, with the opportunity for the right applicant to be involved in activities beyond the purely administrative (e.g. events planning and organisation, marketing and communications) and to engage with staff from across the College as well external stakeholders and partners on a regular basis.

Occasionally, the requirement may arise for the post holder to undertake work outside of normal business hours or travel for business purposes.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

Applicants should be able to demonstrate previous experience of providing excellent project and administrative support to committees and executive groups. Applicants will also require highly-developed interpersonal and communication skills, experience in effectively prioritising and managing competing demands, and a demonstrable ability to produce high-quality, clear and concise written work.

As a minimum, applicants should have a Higher Grade English qualification (or equivalent). Education to Degree level is a desirable factor.

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Faculty Development Manager (Fixed-Term)

  • Full time
  • Circa £32,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th January 2019

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is the oldest and largest of the UK surgical Royal Colleges, and one of the largest of all the UK medical Royal Colleges. First incorporated as the Barber Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1505, the College has been at the vanguard of surgical innovation and developments for over 500 years.

The College’s primary role is to ensure the safety of patients and support the provision of the best possible care. it fulfils this role by championing the highest standards of surgical and dental practice; through provision of courses and educational programmes, training, examinations and Continuous Professional Development; liaising with external medical bodies; and by influencing healthcare policy across the UK.

Today, the College is a modern, thriving, global membership network of over 25,000 medical professionals who live and work in more than 100 countries around the world. The membership includes people at every stage of their career, from medical students through to trainees, consultants and those who have retired from practice.

About the Role

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh seeks to appoint a Faculty Development Manager who will be responsible for managing, coordinating and providing on-going support to new, emerging and established faculties of the College. The successful applicant for this new position will play a critical role by liaising and working closely with senior College staff and with the College’s external partners in industry, non-governmental organisations, higher education and the wider medical and healthcare communities, to ensure the success of the Colleges’ faculties and the delivery of their objectives.

Occasionally, the requirement may arise for the post holder to undertake work outside of normal business hours or travel for business purposes.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced manager who can demonstrate a history of successful project design and delivery as well as strong team development and management skills. The successful applicant will be someone who is comfortable working collaboratively across professional boundaries with a range of stakeholders to develop, coordinate and deliver critical work streams and objectives.

Educated to Degree level or equivalent, you will also bring to the role a structured and methodical approach that will support compliance with College and Faculty governance, compliance and reporting requirements.

You will have experience of supporting or working with senior-level committees and working groups. Experience in working with or establishing professional membership networks or communities of practice will be a distinct advantage.

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