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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Surgical Examinations Administrator

  • Full time
  • £23,400 – £33,122
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th February 2024

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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 32,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices, enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

About the Role

In this role you will support and assist with all aspects of examination administration. You will update candidate and examiner records on database systems and manage the examination filing system for all applications and general correspondence. Carrying out any appropriate tasks as delegated by the Dental/Surgical Leads and Head of Examinations and assisting in other sections of the Department as required will also form part of this role.

The role will offer the candidate a varied and rewarding experience that utilises not only your administrative and organisational skills, but also offers event planning and travel opportunities – both UK and internationally. The role holder will liaise with key internal teams, clinicians, and members from across the College and associated bodies. The right candidate will take pride in their work and excel at delivering a professional level of customer service in a fast-paced environment.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

Educated to at least Standard Grade Credit Level (SCQF level 5) or equivalent, including English and maths, you will have proven secretarial/administrative ability with good keyboard skills and the ability to use IT systems efficiently and effectively (MS Word, Excel).

You will have the ability to work as part of a team and be able to prioritise day-to-day workloads under minimal supervision. Good organisational, verbal, numerical and written skills are essential, as is a confident, conscientious and flexible approach to work.

Relevant work experience in a similar organisation or background is desirable.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices, enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

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JCIE Administrator

  • Full time
  • £23,400 – £33,122
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th February 2024

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is an independent membership organisation dedicated to the education, training and advancement of surgeons, dental surgeons, doctors, and various individuals throughout healthcare who are involved in the surgical care of patients. The College has a current membership approaching 32,000 and growing, with members spanning over 100 countries around the world.

From our founding in 1505, the College has been committed to the advancement of surgery and driving patient safety standards worldwide. In our 515-year history, there has never been a better time to join the College than now.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices, enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

About the Role

Reporting to the Question Bank Managers, the post holder will provide administrative support to the Question Bank Managers who are responsible for ensuring all content for the Section 1 and Section 2 examinations is produced to the highest possible standard and is delivered at every stage to stakeholders within strictly set timescales.

This is a varied and rewarding role, part of a small, dedicated administrative team working with a committed and diverse group of Consultant Surgeons who create new question content for the examinations. The post holder will also support general office administration and will have the opportunity to work closely with other members of the JCIE Secretariat team to assist them in the delivery of examinations. The right applicant will be able to demonstrate their organisational skills and their willingness to deal with stakeholders from a professional background.

The postholder must be able to demonstrate some previous experience of providing high quality administrative support across the range of areas listed below. To be successful in this role applicants will require good interpersonal and communication skills, proficiency in the use of common IT systems, and a keen attention to detail.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

Applicants should be able to demonstrate previous experience of providing administrative task. To be successful in this role, applicants will 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, Experience of Exam developer software and interpreting data is desirable.

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Board Trustee x 4

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th February 2024

Founded in 1505, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) is the oldest surgical college in the world with a vision to be the most welcoming, inclusive, and innovative surgical college in the world.

In 2022, the RCSEd undertook a comprehensive strategic governance review, that analysed the College's highest-level governance framework and decision-making structures. As a result of the review and for the first time in our 518-year history, we are looking to introduce to our Board of Trustees members who are not elected surgeons or dental surgeons but are appointed specifically for their skills and expertise.

Implementing these changes is a challenging, but equally exciting time for the College and we require individuals who are excited by the prospect and understand the challenges of guiding a complex organisation through change.

As a Board Trustee, you will play a crucial role in the governance of the RCSEd, ensuring its sustainability and alignment with its core mission - improving patient safety and care worldwide. As a Board of Trustees, we will also work closely with the CEO and the Senior Leadership Team to provide them with challenge, scrutiny, and support.

As a Board, we are committed to inclusivity and diversity of thought, background, and experience and previous board experience is not a prerequisite. We are more focused on identifying new Board Trustees who share our commitment to the values, aims and goals of the RCSEd and who are passionate about becoming well-informed about surgery, dental surgery, and the wider healthcare context in which the professional and clinical matters of the College are debated.

We are specifically looking to identify new Board Trustees with one or more of the following areas of expertise:

Accountancy or strategic financial management – including knowledge of relevant financial and governance frameworks

IT / Digital Transformation – including relevant expertise in leading transformational change to business technologies and processes and/or adopting a digital-first approach

Fundraising – including relevant experience in maximising the income generation potential of an organisation's brand across its whole fundraising portfolio

Education – including relevant knowledge/experience to ensure the College's approach to education, training and examinations meets both the current and future needs of its members

If you are excited by the opportunity to help shape the future of the RCSEd and contribute to the enhancement of patient safety worldwide, please review the role profile below or reach out to douglasadam@livingstonjames.com

The RCSEd is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity.

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IT Support Technician

  • Full time
  • £25,000 – £28,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th October 2023

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is an independent membership organisation dedicated to the education, training and advancement of surgeons, dental surgeons, doctors, and various individuals throughout healthcare who are involved in the surgical care of patients. The College has a current membership approaching 30,000 and growing, with members spanning over 100 countries around the world.

From our founding in 1505, the College has been committed to the advancement of surgery and driving patient safety standards worldwide. In our 515-year history, there has never been a better time to join the College than now.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices, enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

About the Role

Reporting to the Infrastructure Engineer, the postholder will assist and support the work of the Network, Systems and Endpoints section of the IT Department, in developing, building, maintaining and supporting the network infrastructure, the systems and the computer endpoints in use.

The postholder will provide excellent customer service by assisting users with their IT-related inquiries, by demonstrating patience and by maintaining a helpful and professional manner.

This 1st line technical support role involves incident and problem management through effective utilisation of the RCSEd Systems Helpdesk, leveraging knowledge and relationships within the team and with suppliers to resolve incidents and progress problems to resolution.

If you’d like more information about this role, please contact recruitment@rcsed.ac.uk

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

  • This is a superb opportunity for an individual who is confident, methodical, organised and conscientious.
  • Educated to a minimum level of HNC/HND in a relevant or related discipline, you will have 3 years experience in a similar role.
  • You will have excellent communication and team working skills. You will have the ability to prioritise your workload with minimum supervision.
  • Due to the nature of the role, occasional evening and weekend work may be necessary as well as overnight visits to our Birmingham office.
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JCIE Administrator

  • Full time
  • £24,676
  • Edinburgh (Hybrid)
  • Closing 17th October 2023

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is an independent membership organisation dedicated to the education, training and advancement of surgeons, dental surgeons, doctors, and various individuals throughout healthcare who are involved in the surgical care of patients. The College has a current membership approaching 29,000 and growing, with members spanning over 100 countries around the world.

From our founding in 1505, the College has been committed to the advancement of surgery and driving patient safety standards worldwide. In our 518-year history, there has never been a better time to join the College than now.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices, enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

If you’d like more information about this role, please contact recruitment@rcsed.ac.uk

About the Role

The main objective of the Administrator is to provide administrative support to the relevant Question Writing Groups and Leaders (comprising volunteer Consultant Surgeons) and to ensure all content for the JSCFE Section 1 examinations is produced to the highest possible standard and is delivered at every stage to stakeholders within strictly set timescales.

This involves maintenance and quality assurance of the question banks and publication of examinations alongside the external test provider Pearson VUE. The post holder will support the Question Bank Managers to arrange and participate in both physical and virtual meetings to facilitate the work of the Question Writing Groups and the selected participants of Standard Setting to set the Section 1 examination pass mark. This will involve direct engagement with the Consultant Surgeons who volunteer their expertise. Attendance at meetings and examinations will require the post holder to work outside of normal working hours and travel for work from time to time within the UK/Ireland.

This post is an excellent opportunity to demonstrate your skills in high quality administration, customer service and relationship building, and to demonstrate your experience in effectively prioritising and managing competing demands.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

Applicants should be able to demonstrate previous experience of providing administrative task. To be successful in this role, applicants will 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, Experience of Exam developer software and interpreting data is desirable.

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Education Development Administrator

  • Full time
  • £24,676
  • Edinburgh (Hybrid)
  • Closing 20th October 2023

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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 30,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices, enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

About the Role

the post holder will work with the education development, courses and event and elearning teams, providing administrative support for the development and delivery of the College’s educational portfolio.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

You will have excellent communication and team working skills. You will be a proficient user of the MS Office suite and can prioritise your workload with minimum supervision. A high level of professionalism and diplomacy is required for the role as is a willingness to take on new challenges and be receptive to change.

An ideal candidate would have a good all-round education, including GCSE English at Grade C (or equivalent), or equivalent experience, proven administration skills, experience in managing databases and can communicate effectively at different levels.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices, enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

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Development & Partnerships Officer

  • Full time
  • £30,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd September 2023

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is an independent membership organisation dedicated to the education, training and advancement of surgeons, dental surgeons, doctors, and various individuals throughout healthcare who are involved in the surgical care of patients. The College has a current membership approaching 29,000 and growing, with members spanning over 100 countries around the world.

From our founding in 1505, the College has been committed to the advancement of surgery and driving patient safety standards worldwide. In our 515-year history, there has never been a better time to join the College than now.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices, enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

If you’d like more information about this role, please contact recruitment@rcsed.ac.uk

About the Role

We’re looking for a creative, dynamic, and entrepreneurial candidate, who enjoys working collaboratively as part of a small tight-knit team. You will develop close working relationships with colleagues in the Development and Partnership Team, senior leaders from across the organisation, and the wider College community. You will play a role in bringing in donations and sometimes play a supportive role in empowering the team to develop their own donor relationships.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a respected and international organisation, and to help support the vital work of the College in terms of its UK and global impact.

Applicants will need to have experience in a comparable role, with a good knowledge of individual fundraising, and corporate fundraising.

Educated to degree level or similar, you will have excellent communication and team working skills. You will be a proficient user of the MS Office suite and have the ability to prioritise your workload with minimum supervision. A high level of professionalism and diplomacy is required for the role as is a willingness to take on new challenges and be receptive to change. An understanding of, and interest in international affairs is desirable.

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Faculty Administrator

  • Full time
  • £24,675
  • Edinburgh (Hybrid Working)
  • Closing 31st August 2023

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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 other healthcare professionals who are involved in the surgical care of patients. Founded in 1505, the College currently has a total membership approaching 30,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

Working with us

The College is an exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We aim to support and nurture your talent and reward success.

In addition, we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of the surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

We offer a range of policies and benefits for our staff including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices (including hybrid working), an enhanced employer pension contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

About the Role

The role of Faculty Administrator represents an exciting opportunity for a pro- active, analytical, and highly organized individual with experience of providing high quality administrative and project support. You will work with a committed and diverse group of volunteer clinicians and subject matter experts, drawn from a range of backgrounds including universities, NGOs, the NHS, charity, and private sectors.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

Applicants should be able to demonstrate previous experience of providing excellent project and administrative support to boards, 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, sometimes to challenging deadlines.

A key part of the role will involve working with a significant number of standing committees, boards and working groups across the different faculties and delivering an effective and efficient secretariat support function. Therefore, experience in this area is essential.

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FPHC Senior Administrator

  • Full time
  • £26,871
  • Edinburgh / Birmingham (Hybrid Working 60% in office 40% home working)
  • Closing 31st August 2023

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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 other healthcare professionals who are involved in the surgical care of patients. Founded in 1505, the College currently has a total membership approaching 30,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

Working with us

The College is an exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We aim to support and nurture your talent and reward success.

In addition, we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of the surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

We offer a range of policies and benefits for our staff including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices (including hybrid working), an enhanced employer pension contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

About the Role

The Senior Administrator will provide essential administrative support for the Faculty’s membership application processes, and provide support to marketing and communications activity and events.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

Applicants should be able to demonstrate previous experience of providing excellent administrative support across the range of areas listed below. To be successful in this role, applicants will 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.

Department:Membership, Marketing & Communications and Faculties

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Examinations Administrator

  • Full time
  • £22,160
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st July 2023

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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 30,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

About the Role

In this role you will support and assist with all aspects of examination administration. You will update candidate and examiner records on database systems and manage the examination filing system for all applications and general correspondence. Carrying out any appropriate tasks as delegated by the Dental/Surgical Leads and Head of Examinations and assisting in other sections of the Department as required will also form part of this role.

The role will offer the candidate a varied and rewarding experience that utilises not only your administrative and organisational skills, but also offers event planning and travel opportunities – both UK and internationally. The role holder will liaise with key internal teams, clinicians, and members from across the College and associated bodies. The right candidate will take pride in their work and excel at delivering a professional level of customer service in a fast-paced environment.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

Educated to at least Standard Grade Credit Level (SCQF level 5) or equivalent, including English and maths, you will have proven secretarial/administrative ability with good keyboard skills and the ability to use IT systems efficiently and effectively (MS Word, Excel).

You will have the ability to work as part of a team and be able to prioritise day-to-day workloads under minimal supervision. Good organisational, verbal, numerical and written skills are essential, as is a confident, conscientious and flexible approach to work.

Relevant work experience in a similar organisation or background is desirable.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices, enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

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Examinations Administrator

  • Full time
  • £22,160
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd June 2023

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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 30,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

About the Role

In this role you will support and assist with all aspects of examination administration. You will update candidate and examiner records on database systems and manage the examination filing system for all applications and general correspondence. Carrying out any appropriate tasks as delegated by the Dental/Surgical Leads and Head of Examinations and assisting in other sections of the Department as required will also form part of this role.

The role will offer the candidate a varied and rewarding experience that utilises not only your administrative and organisational skills, but also offers event planning and travel opportunities – both UK and internationally. The role holder will liaise with key internal teams, clinicians, and members from across the College and associated bodies. The right candidate will take pride in their work and excel at delivering a professional level of customer service in a fast-paced environment.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

Educated to at least Standard Grade Credit Level (SCQF level 5) or equivalent, including English and maths, you will have proven secretarial/administrative ability with good keyboard skills and the ability to use IT systems efficiently and effectively (MS Word, Excel).

You will have the ability to work as part of a team and be able to prioritise day-to-day workloads under minimal supervision. Good organisational, verbal, numerical and written skills are essential, as is a confident, conscientious and flexible approach to work.

Relevant work experience in a similar organisation or background is desirable.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices, enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

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Procurement Manager

  • Full time
  • £45,000 – £48,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th June 2023

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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 30,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

About the Role

The Procurement Manager will provide professional and executive procurement support to the college. The postholder will be responsible for enforcing proper policy across the college on behalf of the Director of Resources. They will also engage with key stakeholders to agree procurement priorities and deliver on the support and processes required to achieve these on time and within budget.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

You will have full Membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) or a relevant degree, or have significant procurement management experience and be making progress towards formal membership.

This role requires a procurement manager who is a hands-on individual with the knowledge, skills and aptitude to influence colleagues (who are not directly managed and are located in other areas) to contribute to projects; continuously improve practice whilst building appropriate management information tools.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices, enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

Department: Finance

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Education Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £36,612
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd June 2023

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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 30,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

About the Role

Working within the Education section the post holder will be responsible for line managing the education development team and for the day to day management and co-ordination of national and international development activities (course, resource and accreditation). The post holder will work with a range of stakeholders as required including educational faculty, key College staff, representatives from partner organisations, industry representatives and College specialist surgical groups.

There may be requirement on occasion for the role holder to work outside of normal working hours and travel for work.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

This is a superb opportunity for an individual who is confident, friendly, organised and creative.

Educated to a minimum degree level (or equivalent) you will have proven project management, experience ideally in an educational setting.

You will have excellent communication and team working skills. You will be a proficient user of the MS Office suite and have the ability to prioritise your workload with minimum supervision. A high level of professionalism and diplomacy is required for the role as is a willingness to take on new challenges and be receptive to change.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices (including hybrid working), enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

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Skills Center Technician

  • Full time
  • £23,228
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd June 2023

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is an independent membership organisation dedicated to the education, training and advancement of surgeons, dental surgeons, doctors, and various individuals throughout healthcare who are involved in the surgical care of patients. The College has a current membership approaching 29,000 and growing, with members spanning over 100 countries around the world.

From our founding in 1505, the College has been committed to the advancement of surgery and driving patient safety standards worldwide. In our 515-year history, there has never been a better time to join the College than now.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices, enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

About the Role

Working within the Skills Centre team, the post holder will assist with the running of a wide range of course and events associated with surgical education. This will include skills courses aimed at the full spectrum of medical personnel, from junior trainees to experienced consultants, as well as examinations and outreach events. The Skills Centre Technician will contribute to the smooth-running of the Skills Centre, providing practical support with course set-up and delivery, assisting with stock control, and ensuring that animal tissue models and cadaveric material are prepared appropriately.

In order to accommodate Skills Centre activities, the post-holder will be required to work out-with the standard 9am-5pm working pattern on a regular basis. Working arrangements will be agreed with the Skills Centre Manager on a rolling basis, dependent on Skills Centre requirements. The Skills Centre Technician may on occasion be required to travel and work away from Edinburgh, this may involve overnight stays away from their normal place of residence. These commitments are an integral part of the job’s activities.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

This is a superb opportunity for an individual who has a methodical and conscientious approach to work, with excellent attention to detail. This role would suit a confident and organised individual with practical experience in a laboratory or healthcare setting. However, significant training and support will be given to the selected individual.

You will ideally have experience in a customer-facing role and be able to communicate at all levels. A high level of professionalism is required for the role as is flexibility and a willingness to take on new challenges.

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Faculty Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £34,000 – £36,720
  • Edinburgh (Hybrid Working may also be considered)
  • Closing 22nd May 2023

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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 30,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices (including hybrid working), enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

Our Working Environment and Team

Our team of fourteen staff members work a hybrid model, spending two days per week in our historic offices based in central Edinburgh, a short walk from Waverly train station. The remainder of the working week can be from home. We work according to a flexible model with a generous annual leave allowance of 42 days per year.

Working with our members and volunteers is a pleasure, and each of our staff team works closely with our committees and board members. Our working culture is collegiate, respectful and motivating. We value our staff and offer training support as well as employee benefits and staff wellbeing initiatives.

About the Role

Reporting to the Head of Faculties, the post holder will manage and coordinate the administration of Faculties to deliver operational excellence across all activities, help formulate and deliver strategy and policy objectives and oversee compliance with governance requirements.

In the first instance, the Faculty Development Manager’s role will encompass support for the Faculty of Remote, Rural and Humanitarian Healthcare (FRRHH) and the Faculty of Perioperative Care (FPC). The post holder will join a dynamic team, forming one of three Faculty Managers. Each of the three Faculty Managers will work closely along with the Head of Faculties to offer support, discuss new ideas, identify and share best practice amongst the Faculties team. The role will also work collaboratively across a number of different departments across the College including Membership, Marketing & Communications, Examinations and Education.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

This is a superb opportunity for an individual who is confident, methodical, organised and conscientious.

Educated to degree level with a recognised project or programme management qualification (or demonstrable experience I successful project management and delivery.

You will have excellent communication and team working skills. You will be a proficient user of the MS Office suite and have the ability to prioritise your workload with minimum supervision. You will also have experience of providing effective, high level support to commitees and / or working groups.

A high level of professionalism and diplomacy is required for the role as is a willingness to take on new challenges and be receptive to change.

An understanding of, and interest in international affairs is desirable.

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Process Improvement Manager

  • Full time
  • £42,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 27th April 2023

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is an independent membership organisation dedicated to the education, training and advancement of surgeons, dental surgeons, doctors, and various individuals throughout healthcare who are involved in the surgical care of patients. The College has a current membership approaching 30,000 and growing, with members spanning over 100 countries around the world. From our founding in 1505, the College has been committed to the advancement of surgery and driving patient safety standards worldwide and continues to do so to do this day. For our full story, please visit the College website at rcsed.ac.uk

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices (including hybrid working), enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

Please note that we do not accept CVs and agencies need not apply.

About the Role

The purpose of the Process Improvement Manager role is to be responsible to review, develop and execute a plan to drive production efficiency and end-to-end process of examinations function. The role will require you to have strong leadership and significant influencing skills, with a strong operational and process-driven mind-set.

You will need an understanding of day-to-day execution from recruitment of candidates through to resulting candidate outcomes to ensure effectivity. You will evaluate existing processes, recommend adjustments to improve pace of delivery and analyse data to identify opportunities to improve production and performance. You will also develop and execute plans which oversee the production process and co-ordinate all activities to ensure enough resources are on hand.

Professional advice/guidance and reporting also form part of the role, including: providing and proofreading statistics, trends, reports and returns on the process improvement project performance, examination drafting process and guidance documents; all in line with GMC/GDC/GDPR external regulations and while supporting those developed and issued on an intercollegiate basis.

The Process Improvement Manager is directly responsible to the Director of Examinations and Education, or in their absence, the Deputy Director of Examinations and Education.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

You must be educated to degree Level or equivalent experience, and have proven administrative and organisational skills. Being operational and process-focused with a continuous improvement mind-set is also important, as is striving towards the next goal, a strong track record of delivering step change improvements, and a drive towards making incremental improvements within a business.

Experience of operating cross functionally, managing relationships across a wider range of stakeholder groups and strong collaboration skills will are all essential, along with confidence when working with others and the ability to present and communicate well. Candidates should have a strong focus on resilience and change, as well as being passionate about the process and continuously improving along the way. Computer literacy (Microsoft Office, database experience and advanced knowledge of Excel) is a must, with experience of running examinations (with differing delivery methods) within a professional body a real advantage. Written, numerate, analytical, and data interpreting skills for work with individuals at all levels (including senior figures) are also required.

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JCIE Assistant Administrator

  • Full time
  • £19,838
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th April 2023

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is an independent membership organisation dedicated to the education, training and advancement of surgeons, dental surgeons, doctors, and various individuals throughout healthcare who are involved in the surgical care of patients. The College has a current membership approaching 30,000 and growing, with members spanning over 100 countries around the world. From our founding in 1505, the College has been committed to the advancement of surgery and driving patient safety standards worldwide and continues to do so to do this day. For our full story, please visit the College website at rcsed.ac.uk

About the Role

The main objective of the Assistant Administrator is to provide support to the Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) Bank Managers and the Administrator in all areas of production and delivery of the Section 1 examinations. This involves banking and maintenance of examination questions, co-ordinating and processing Writing Group and Standard Setting availability, and follow up work after completion of Writing Group/Standard Setting meetings and the Section 1 examinations. The post holder will arrange and participate in meetings and will respond to incoming telephone and enquiries mailbox queries from external stakeholders. The role will also involve assisting at Section 2 examinations usually held over 3 to 4 days in selected locations across the UK and Ireland and supporting other Assistant Administrators when required. Attendance at meetings and examinations will require the post holder to work outside of normal working hours and travel for work from time to time both within the UK/Ireland and overseas.

This post is an excellent opportunity to demonstrate your skills in high quality administration, customer service and relationship building.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

With an enthusiastic, methodical and conscientious approach to work you will be educated to a minimum level of at least Standard Grade Credit Level (SCQF level 5) or equivalent. You will have good keyboard skills and have the ability to use IT systems efficiently and effectively (MS Word, Excel, databases and bespoke systems). Relevant work experience in a similar organisation/background or proven secretarial/administrative ability is desirable. The ability to work as part of team, communicate effectively at different levels and coordinate a diverse range of activities is essential, as is the ability to work with a high degree of accuracy, to tight deadlines and to prioritise day-to-day workloads under minimum supervision.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices (including hybrid working), enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

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Skills Competition Assistant

  • Full time
  • £22,000
  • Edinburgh (Hybrid Working may also be considered)
  • Closing 7th March 2023

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is an independent membership organisation dedicated to the education, training and advancement of surgeons, dental surgeons, doctors, and various individuals throughout healthcare who are involved in the surgical care of patients. The College has a current membership approaching 30,000 and growing, with members spanning over 100 countries around the world. From our founding in 1505, the College has been committed to the advancement of surgery and driving patient safety standards worldwide and continues to do so to do this day. For our full story, please visit the College website at rcsed.ac.uk

About the Department

The Membership, Marketing & Communications team looks after every aspect of the relationship with our current and future members, reaching out to them as early in their career journey as possible to encourage them to take up courses, sit exams and then go on to full membership.

About the Role

This role supports the Marketing Manager with the delivery of Skills Competitions to engage with medical and dental students.

The post holder will assist in organising a number of Skills Competitions in the UK and overseas which help us to demonstrate surgical, dental and even robotic skills to undergraduates in Medical or Dental School to help encourage them into our profession.

There will be a requirement for the role holder to work outside of normal working hours and travel for work within the UK.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

This is a superb opportunity for an individual who is confident, methodical, organised and conscientious.

Educated to a minimum level of Advanced Higher/ A Level (or equivalent) you will have proven experience of event management. You will also have experience of standard office administrative processes.

You will have excellent communication and team working skills. You will be a proficient user of the MS Office suite and have the ability to prioritise your workload with minimum supervision. A high level of professionalism and diplomacy is required for the role as is a willingness to take on new challenges and be receptive to change.

Please note that we do not accept CV’s and agencies need not apply.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices (including hybrid working), enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums

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Finance Administrator

  • Full time
  • £19,838
  • Edinburgh (Hybrid Working may also be considered)
  • Closing 6th February 2023

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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 30,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

About the Role

Reporting to the Finance Operations and Payroll Manager, the post holder will have a varied role assisting with the day-to-day functions of a busy finance department.

This is an opportunity to be part of a busy, friendly team within a world-renowned organisation. You will be responsible for the processing of all membership payments and will update member records accordingly.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

This is a superb opportunity for an individual who is confident, methodical, organised and conscientious.

Educated to SCQF Level 5, with an ability for the to use IT systems effectively and work with bespoke IT systems.

The postholder must be able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills and be able to be a team player as well as showing your own initiative to prioritise your workload. Attention to detail is essential and you should have experience of producing accurate and timely payment runs.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices (including hybrid working), enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

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Finance Assistant

  • Full time
  • £21,277
  • Edinburgh (Hybrid Working may also be considered)
  • Closing 6th February 2023

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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 30,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

About the Role

Reporting to the Finance Operations and Payroll Manager, the post holder will have a varied role assisting with the day-to-day functions of a busy finance department.

This is an opportunity to be part of a busy, friendly team within a world-renowned organisation. You will work alongside the other Finance Assistant and will support the Senior Finance Assistant and Accountant to produce timely monthly management accounts. You will be responsible for maintaining the purchase, sales and expense ledgers and will assist with the processing of all membership payments and will update member records accordingly.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

This is a superb opportunity for an individual who is confident, methodical, organised, and conscientious.

Educated to SCQF Level 5, with a basic understanding of accounting and a minimum of 2 years’ experience at Finance Assistant level.

The postholder must be able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills and be able to be a team player as well as showing your own initiative to prioritise your workload. Attention to detail is essential and you should have experience of producing accurate and timely payment runs.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices (including hybrid working), enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

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HR Administrator

  • Full time
  • £22,978
  • Edinburgh (Hybrid Working may also be considered)
  • Closing 31st January 2023

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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 30,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

About the Role

Working within the HR department, you will be joining a team which is in a period of transformation.

This is an exciting time to be joining the college and the HR team who are supporting progressive programmes of reform.

You will be joining a team of six individuals including the Head of HR & Learning, Senior HR Advisor, HR Advisor, Assistant HR Advisor and two HR Admin. The role requires collaboration not only within the HR team but with wider College colleagues.

This is a varied and rewarding role with learning opportunities and an opportunity to bring your own experience and insights to the team. The right candidate will take pride in their work and excel at delivering a professional level of customer service in a fast-paced environment.

There may be the requirement for the role holder to work outside of normal working hours and to travel for work occasionally in the UK as we also have a Birmingham based office whom we provide support for.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

This is a superb opportunity for an individual who is confident, methodical, organised and conscientious.

Educated to SCQF Level 7 (HNC level or equivalent) in an HR or business-related subject you will have proven administrative experience.

You will have excellent communication and team working skills. You will be a proficient user of the MS Office suite and have the ability to prioritise your workload with minimum supervision. A high level of professionalism and diplomacy is required for the role as is a willingness to take on new challenges and be receptive to change.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices (including hybrid working), enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

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HR Administrator

  • Full time
  • £22,978
  • Edinburgh (Hybrid Working may also be considered)
  • Closing 31st January 2023

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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 30,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

About the Role

Working within the HR department, you will be joining a team which is in a period of transformation.

This is an exciting time to be joining the college and the HR team who are supporting progressive programmes of reform.

You will be joining a team of six individuals including the Head of HR & Learning, Senior HR Advisor, HR Advisor, Assistant HR Advisor and two HR Admin. The role requires collaboration not only within the HR team but with wider College colleagues.

This is a varied and rewarding role with learning opportunities and an opportunity to bring your own experience and insights to the team. The right candidate will take pride in their work and excel at delivering a professional level of customer service in a fast-paced environment.

There may be the requirement for the role holder to work outside of normal working hours and to travel for work occasionally in the UK as we also have a Birmingham based office whom we provide support for.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

This is a superb opportunity for an individual who is confident, methodical, organised and conscientious.

Educated to SCQF Level 7 (HNC level or equivalent) in an HR or business-related subject you will have proven administrative experience.

You will have excellent communication and team working skills. You will be a proficient user of the MS Office suite and have the ability to prioritise your workload with minimum supervision. A high level of professionalism and diplomacy is required for the role as is a willingness to take on new challenges and be receptive to change.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices (including hybrid working), enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

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About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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 30,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

About the Role

In this role you will support and assist with all aspects of examination administration. You will update candidate and examiner records on database systems and manage the examination filing system for all applications and general correspondence. Carrying out any appropriate tasks as delegated by the Dental/Surgical Leads and Head of Examinations and assisting in other sections of the Department as required will also form part of this role.

The role will offer the candidate a varied and rewarding experience that utilises not only your administrative and organisational skills, but also offers event planning and travel opportunities – both UK and internationally. The role holder will liaise with key internal teams, clinicians, and members from across the College and associated bodies. The right candidate will take pride in their work and excel at delivering a professional level of customer service in a fast-paced environment.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

Educated to at least Standard Grade Credit Level (SCQF level 5) or equivalent, including English and maths, you will have proven secretarial/administrative ability with good keyboard skills and the ability to use IT systems efficiently and effectively (MS Word, Excel).

You will have the ability to work as part of a team and be able to prioritise day-to-day workloads under minimal supervision. Good organisational, verbal, numerical and written skills are essential, as is a confident, conscientious and flexible approach to work.

Relevant work experience in a similar organisation or background is desirable.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices, enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

Please note that we do not accept CVs and agencies need not apply.

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Examinations Co-ordinator (2 vacancies)

  • Full time
  • £27,069
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 29th November 2022

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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 30,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

About the Role

Reporting to either the Surgical or Dental Examinations Manager the post holder will undertake the management, organisation, and delivery of examinations either face to face or online, both in the UK and internationally.

This role will offer the successful candidate a varied and rewarding position that utilises not only your administrative and organisational skills, but also offers event planning and travel opportunities. The role holder will liaise with key internal teams, clinicians and members from across the College and associated bodies. The right candidate will take pride in their work and excel at delivering a professional level of customer service in a fast-paced environment.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

This role is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual with excellent organisational and administration skills who is keen to work in a team environment within a professional organisation, and who can work confidently and independently to deliver face-to-face and online examinations in the UK and internationally.

Educated to SCQF Level 6/7 (A-level) or equivalent experience, you will have experience of using database systems and be computer literate with good keyboard skills. Possessing excellent organisational, verbal and written skills, you will enjoy the challenges of working under pressure and to tight deadlines, all to the highest standard and with attention to detail.

Please note that we do not accept CVs and agencies need not apply.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days’ annual leave, flexible working practices, enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

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Senior Examinations Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £29,120
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 29th November 2022

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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 30,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

About the Role

Reporting to the Surgical Examinations Manager, the postholder will provide support to them in the management of allocated exams and supervision of the Examinations Co-ordinators workload. The post holder will assist with attendance at relevant board and committee meetings and with associated action points, whilst ensuring the high-quality delivery of examinations activities and services to all stakeholders.

The role is a varied, rewarding and challenging one within a fast-paced working environment. The candidate will be undertaking a diverse role with exposure to Senior College staff and members. In addition to specific duties and responsibilities outlined in the job description, the post offers the chance to become familiar with people management duties and the processes and policies that underpin that.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

The role is an exciting opportunity for a confident and enthusiastic individual with excellent administration and organisational skills to work in busy team environment within a professional organisation. You will ideally have experience of event management. Independent and confident, you will have the ability to absorb large quantities of information and possess good problem-solving abilities. Possessing excellent organisational, verbal and written skills, you will enjoy the challenges of working under pressure and to tight deadlines, all to the highest standard and with attention to detail.

Educated to HND level, or equivalent experience, you will have experience of working with individuals at all levels including Senior figures. Some team management or supervisory experience would be useful.

A confident user of IT systems (including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and MS Teams) is essential.

Please note that we do not accept CVs and agencies need not apply.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days’ annual leave, flexible working practices, enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

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Research Project Manager

  • Part time
  • £31,000 – £34,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th September 2022

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 30,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days’ annual leave, flexible working practices (including hybrid working), enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

About the Role

The Scottish Clinical Optometry Network e-research (SCONe) project is hosted by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. The project was conceived by Professor Baljean Dhillon (a Fellow and member of the College Sub-Committee on Ophthalmology and Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Edinburgh) and Professor Neil Strang, a leading optometrist at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) respectively. The project has been live for the past two years and had a successful event public launch of preliminary findings in June 2022. A steering group with representation from academia, NHS, NES, CSO and Scottish Government works alongside the project. SCONe’s ambition is to collect, classify, curate and mine a community-acquired retinal repository in Scotland, to enable early identification of eye disease, improve clinical outcomes and uncover novel biomarkers predictive of ocular and systemic co-morbidities including cognitive decline, dementia, cardiac and renal disorders. The resulting retinal phenotyping platform could be further enriched by genotyping, opening a portal to personalised medicine in primary care. The data analytics and AI applications arising from SCONe will firmly stamp Scotland's credentials as a world leader in digital and scientific innovation.

This is an ambitious and exciting project with the scope to reach a large number of beneficiaries in the longer term and transform our understanding of eye health in Scotland and beyond.

Partners

The lead partners in this project are Sight Scotland, Action Against AMD (AAAMD), University of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. The College will host the project and coordinate funding and activity. The post holder will be based at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Nicolson Street, Edinburgh.

The Role

The Research Project Manager will lead on stage 2 of the project in close collaboration with the stakeholders outlined above. The role will cover a number of areas relating to coordination of activity, operational planning, budget management, and project governance. The Research Project Manager will also need to liaise closely with principal investigators and University partners.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

This is a superb opportunity for an individual who is confident, methodical, organised, and conscientious.

Educated to degree level in a relevant scientific or engineering discipline, or equivalent level of professional qualifications and/or experience, you will have proven administrative, project and/or research management experience.

You will have excellent communication and team working skills. You will be a proficient user of the MS Office suite and have the ability to prioritise your workload with minimum supervision. A high level of professionalism and diplomacy is required for the role as is a willingness to take on new challenges and be receptive to change.

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Head of HR & Learning

  • Full time
  • £45,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 1st May 2022

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 30,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices (including hybrid working), Bike2Work scheme, enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

About the Role

The College is recruiting for a new post of Head of HR and Learning. This is an exciting time to be joining the College as we prepare to launch our new Strategy and look to deliver organisational development and change across the organisation. The successful postholder will lead a small and dedicated team, developing the function to play a central role in the delivery of the College’s strategic ambitions. As an adviser to the Senior Management Team, the postholder will support senior colleagues and the College Council on all aspects of human resources, staff and organisational development.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

You will be educated to a minimum of degree level and will hold at least a chartered membership with the C.I.P.D (MCIPD or FCIPD). A postgraduate management qualification is desirable.

You will also have demonstrable experience of taking a values-based leadership approach, influencing high level decision making, and leading and managing complex change processes at senior levels. Leading and enhancing the quality and support of learning and development made available to our colleagues is also key to this role.

As a resilient individual, you will also be able to evidence critical and strategic thinking, willingness to challenge the norm and take difficult decisions.

Please see the job description for more information about the requirements for this role and the HR Function.

Please note that we do not accept CVs and agencies need not apply.

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Senior Faculty Administrator

  • Full time
  • £26,028
  • Edinburgh (Hybrid working can be considered)
  • Closing 24th January 2022

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is an independent membership organisation dedicated to the education, training and advancement of surgeons, dental surgeons, doctors, and various individuals throughout healthcare who are involved in the surgical care of patients. The College has a current membership approaching 30,000 and growing, with members spanning over 100 countries around the world.

From our founding in 1505, the College has been committed to the advancement of surgery and driving patient safety standards worldwide. In our 515-year history, there has never been a better time to join the College than now.

About the Role

The Senior Faculty Administrator will occupy an important and prominent position within a small, collaborative team of faculty administrators. In general, the duties of the post will include providing high quality administrative, project and secretariat support to several of the College’s faculties, covering surgery, dentistry and the extended surgical team.

This will be a varied and rewarding role, providing an opportunity to support the College’s faculties in delivering their operational and strategic objectives across a wide range of areas. The post holder will be required to engage with staff from across the College and with faculty members on a regular basis. Reporting to a Faculty Development Manager, the Senior Faculty Administrator will be expected to lead by example and set a high standard for the wider administrative team to follow.

There may be requirement for the role holder to work outside of normal working hours and travel for work occasionally.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

Applicants should be able to demonstrate significant previous experience of providing excellent project and administrative support to boards, 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, sometimes to challenging deadlines.

A key part of the role will involve working with a significant number of standing committees, boards and working groups across the different faculties and delivering an effective and efficient secretariat support function. Therefore, experience in this area is essential.

Please note that we do not accept CV’s and agencies need not apply.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices, enhanced employer pensions contribution, bike 2 work scheme and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

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Governance, Risk & Compliance Officer

  • Full time
  • £28,980
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 12th October 2021

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is an independent membership organisation dedicated to the education, training and advancement of surgeons, dental surgeons, doctors, and various individuals throughout healthcare who are involved in the surgical care of patients. The College has a current membership approaching 29,000 and growing, with members spanning over 100 countries around the world.

From our founding in 1505, the College has been committed to the advancement of surgery and driving patient safety standards worldwide. In our 515-year history, there has never been a better time to join the College than now.

About the Role

Reporting to the Head of Governance, Risk & Compliance (GR&C) and working closely with colleagues across the College, this new role will support the achievement of operational excellence in areas relevant to governance, risk and compliance.

This is an exciting and varied role, with a broad range of responsibility in the management, monitoring and implementation of best practice across a wide range of GR&C activity including governance frameworks, risk management and data protection.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

This is a superb opportunity for a motivated individual with the ability to prioritise and balance a varied workload and deliver outcomes within deadlines without supervision.

Educated to degree level (or equivalent), you will have good working knowledge and experience of supporting or delivering projects relevant to charity governance, risk management and/or general compliance. We are particularly interested in candidates who can demonstrate experience in supporting information governance compliance and familiarity with relevant legislation e.g., Data Protection Act/UK GDPR.

You will have excellent communication skills with the ability to swiftly establish credibility and confidence amongst senior stakeholders. You will possess good judgement and decision-making skills and be confident in making informed decisions.

You will be a proficient user of the MS Office suite and the ability to interpret, collate, analyse and effectively present information from a variety of sources with a high level of accuracy.

A Foundation or Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection is desirable.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices, enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

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Top job! Head of Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine – FSEM (UK)

  • Full time
  • Circa £42,000
  • Edinburgh (working remotely until further notice)
  • Closing 19th July 2021

About The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (FSEM (UK))

The purpose of FSEM (UK) is to determine the training and professional standards for the medical specialty of sport and exercise medicine within the UK. The Faculty is co-hosted between the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) and the Royal College of Physicians of London (RCPL). Based in Edinburgh, within the campus of the RCSEd, the Faculty has over 600 members. FSEM(UK) staff are formal employees of the College and are subject to its employment terms and conditions.

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is an independent membership organisation dedicated to the education, training and advancement of surgeons, dental surgeons, doctors, and various individuals throughout healthcare who are involved in the surgical care of patients. The College has a current membership approaching 29,000 and growing, with members spanning over 100 countries around the world.

From our founding in 1505, the College has been committed to the advancement of surgery and driving patient safety standards worldwide. In our 515-year history, there has never been a better time to join the College than now.

About the Role

This is a rare opportunity to play a significant leadership role within the Faculty and to support and influence the development of sport and exercise medicine within the UK and globally. You will be expected to operate with considerable autonomy, whilst recognising and reconciling the needs of the Faculty and the requirements of its parent colleges. As such, the ability to forge and nurture effective and productive professional relationships across different organisations and at senior levels will be key.

In addition to managing the day-to-day running of the Faculty office and its staff, you will work closely and at a strategic level with Faculty office-bearers, Council members, other clinicians and senior RCSEd staff to advance the vision, mission and objectives of the Faculty. To do so effectively, you will require considerable business and financial acumen, well-developed communication skills, the ability to operate with diplomacy and tact and a significant capacity to think and act strategically, developing creative solutions in response to current and emerging priorities.

The successful applicant will join the Faculty at a critical and exciting time, as key projects such as our “Moving Medicine” initiative are gaining an international footprint and as the Faculty is considering its own future governance and legal status, with the ambition to one day become a Royal College in its own right.

Following a successful appointment, the current Head of FSEM will continue in post for several months on a job-share basis for one-day per week (total complement of 1.2 FTE) before retiring no later than December 2021. This will allow the incoming Head of FSEM to benefit from an extended period of handover and transition.

Working with us

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices, enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

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Faculty Development Administrator

  • Full time
  • £21,344
  • Edinburgh (working remotely until further notice)
  • Closing 21st June 2021

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is an independent membership organisation dedicated to the education, training and advancement of surgeons, dental surgeons, doctors, and various individuals throughout healthcare who are involved in the surgical care of patients. The College has a current membership approaching 29,000 and growing, with members spanning over 100 countries around the world.

From our founding in 1505, the College has been committed to the advancement of surgery and driving patient safety standards worldwide. In our 515-year history, there has never been a better time to join the College than now.

Working with us:

At the College we aim to embrace views from across the organisation, sharing common goals and values for the betterment of healthcare through the advancement of surgical and dental professionals. We aim to develop teams that are reflective of the needs of our members and maximise the potential of every employee.

To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including a generous 42 days annual leave, flexible working practices, enhanced employer pensions contribution and various discounts throughout the College including the Ten Hill Place Hotel, 1505 Café and free entry to Surgeons’ Hall Museums.

About The Faculty of Remote, Rural and Humanitarian Healthcare (FRRHH)

The FRRHH is hosted within The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and aims to be the global professional home for remote, rural and humanitarian healthcare professionals. Its primary objective is to improve the health outcomes of individuals living and working in remote, rural and humanitarian healthcare contexts.

The Faculty supports the needs of individuals and organisations working across the public, private and third sectors, by setting professional and educational standards, developing leadership capacity, accrediting training and supporting innovation in remote, rural and humanitarian healthcare. The Faculty is a professional membership organisation that sets and maintains the standard of remote, rural and humanitarian healthcare globally.

About the Role

The FRRHH has an exciting opportunity for a pro-active, analytical, and highly organised individual to be part of developing remote, rural and humanitarian healthcare. You will work with a committed group of volunteer clinicians, healthcare professionals and subject matter experts, from a diverse range of backgrounds, who are world leading experts in their fields. What they have in common is their shared dedication to improving and enhancing remote, rural and humanitarian healthcare.

Organisations we work with include: UK-MED, the International Criminal Court, UN, WHO, MSF, United Healthcare Global, International SOS, Optima Healthcare, the NHS, The Robert Gordon University, The University of the Highlands and Islands, Skills for Health, Scottish Government and a wide range of other charitable and industry organisations within remote, rural and humanitarian healthcare.

If you have the skills and experience required, and if you have an interest in the exciting and inspiring work of the Faculty, then we want to hear from you. We require a highly organised and efficient self-starter who can deliver the Faculty’s full range of administrative needs. This is a varied role that will provide opportunities for the right candidate to contribute to and experience other areas of the Faculty’s work. This will include project management, researching and preparing briefing materials, events organisation and delivery, and contributing to communications activity. For the right candidate, this role provides the opportunity to develop your skills, gain understanding of a membership and healthcare organisation, and work alongside some of the world’s leading experts in the field of remote, rural and humanitarian healthcare.

You will work closely with the Faculty Development Manager in a small team where you will help to shape the projects and activities of the Faculty. As part of a small team, you will be supported to grow within this role. You will also need to collaborate effectively with colleagues across the breadth of the College’s c.200 staff to ensure that the Faculty is supported appropriately in achieving its aims and objectives. This will provide further experience, insight and understanding of a healthcare and membership organisation.

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Top job! Business Manager

  • Full time
  • £35,000 – £38,000
  • Edinburgh (working remotely until further notice)
  • Closing 14th May 2021

Department: The British Association of Oral Surgeons

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

The RCSEd is an independent membership organisation concerned principally with the education, training and assessment of Surgeons, Dental Surgeons and healthcare professionals who are involved in the clinical care of patients. Founded in 1505, the RCSEd currently has a global membership approaching 30,000.

The RCSEd currently provides office accommodation, administrative services and staff resource to the BAOS (see below).

College Benefits:

  • 42 days Annual Leave
  • Flexible working options will be considered
  • Option of enhanced employer pension contribution
  • Discounts at the College Hotel and the College Café (Café 1505) once open & Free entry to Surgeons' Hall Museums for Staff + 3 Guests
  • Public Transport – Annual Season Tickets travel advance loan
  • and many more.

About the British Association of Oral Surgeons

The BAOS is an independent membership organisation and represents practitioners with a special interest in Oral Surgery in both Primary and Secondary Care. The Association’s aims are to promote the development of Specialist Oral Surgery practice and address issues relating to NHS and private practice, training, clinical governance, and post-specialist training.

About the Role

The BAOS Business Manager represents a newly created role intended to provide a high level of professional, business, and administrative resource to support the delivery of BAOS strategic objectives as well as more effective direct support to the BAOS trustees. As well as overseeing the day-to-day management of all aspects of the BAOS office and the supervision and development of a Senior Administrator, the Business Manager will provide direct professional support and advice to the BAOS Council and office bearers on a full range of issues relevant to a small independent charity and business.

There may be requirement for the role holder to work outside of normal working hours and travel for work occasionally.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

The Business Manager must be able to demonstrate significant business and financial acumen (preferably relating to the charitable or not-for-profit sector), previous success in managing and developing staff as well as experience of managing projects and/or diverse portfolios of activity. You will be required to bring to bear good judgement, critical thinking, and strategic awareness, as well as the highly developed interpersonal and communication skills necessary to work successfully with a wide range of stakeholders at all levels. This role will suit a flexible and adaptable individual with significant organisational, management and business experience who can work well under the reasonable pressures of time and resource constraints.

You will be educated to degree level or be able to demonstrate significant relevant experience.

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