Projects Officer

  • Part time
  • £29,950.26 pro-rata
  • Hybrid: Edinburgh (hybrid working - minimum one day per week in the office)
  • Closing 21st July 2024

  • Advertised from 3rd July 2024
  • 21 hours per week. £17,970.16. Fixed Term Contract until 31 March 2025 (with possibility of extension).


The Royal College of General Practitioners is the largest membership organisation solely for GPs in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1952, it has over 55,000 members who are committed to improving patient care, developing their own skills and promoting general practice as a discipline. General practice is the largest branch of the medical profession. It provides some 1 million consultations for patients in the UK every working day and deals with 86% of the health problems experienced by the UK population.

The Projects Officer will be responsible for developing and supporting a range of projects and continuing professional development (CPD) activities within the Projects and Initiatives Team. This includes being responsible for the development of a newly funded programme of support aimed at mid-career GPs, as well as providing general project administration for other project activity.

The successful candidate will have a full understanding of the project life cycle and a proven track record in delivering projects within deadlines and to budget. Adept at managing competing deadlines and demands, the post holder will be able to work methodically to achieve targets. Experience in planning and organising meetings and events and effectively marketing to the target audience is a requirement of the role, as well as experience of budget management and processing invoices.

Educated to HND level or having the equivalent experience, the post holder will be a self-starter with the ability to make decisions and implement changes. Professional written and verbal communication skills and the ability to form good working relationships with key stakeholders is key to this role. An understanding of general practice and primary care is desirable but not essential.

The successful candidate will share our corporate values. In return, the College offers excellent terms and conditions and a great working environment.

Application notes

To apply, please visit our website.

Closing date: Sunday 21 July 2024

Interview date: Wednesday 31 July 2024