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.
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.