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.

Current vacancies

Senior Faculty Administrator

  • Full time
  • £25,148
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 2nd November 2020

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.

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.

The successful appointee will be working remotely, from home, until at least February 2021.

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.

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Faculty Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £34,000 – £36,720
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 2nd November 2020

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.

About the Role

The Faculty Development Manager will be responsible for managing, coordinating and providing on-going support to several College faculties. Leading a small, collaborative team, the post holder will manage and coordinate the administration of these faculties to deliver operational excellence across all activities, help formulate and deliver strategy and policy objectives and oversee compliance with governance requirements.

The post holder will be expected to liaise and work closely with other College departments, senior staff, elected office bearers and with a variety of external stakeholders, as required. At all times, the Manager’s focus will be on ensuring the success of the College’s faculties and supporting the formulation, monitoring and delivery of their strategic objectives.

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

The successful appointee will be working remotely, from home, until at least February 2021.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

We are seeking candidates who are able to demonstrate previous success in managing and developing high-performing staff teams as well as experience of effectively managing projects or diverse portfolios of activity. To be successful in this role, you will need to bring to bear good judgement, critical thinking and strategic awareness. Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills will be necessary to work successfully with a wide range of stakeholders at all levels. You should have a flexible and adaptable approach, strong organisational skills and the ability to work well under the reasonable pressures of time and resource constraints.

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 ensuring the effectiveness and efficiency of the secretariat support function provided to them. Therefore, experience in this area is essential.

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This vacancy has now closed

Development and Partnerships Officer

  • Full time
  • £28,000 – £30,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd January 2020

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 of around 27,000 in approximately 100 countries throughout the world.

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a capable candidate to join a small team, working for a highly-professional organisation, and secure income for projects that can have an international impact. You will work on your own initiative and will also be seeking ways to add new donors across a range of areas from corporate to major donor.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

Possessing excellent organisational, written and communication skills, you will be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the principles of fundraising and prospect research. You will be database literate, i.e. understand the process of data management, and be able to enter information accurately, retrieve the information and present it in various formats. You will have experience of securing significant donations from a range of sources.

You will be able to demonstrate significant experience of working at a similar level, and on your own initiative to high standards, and be well motivated to meet objectives and achieve results. You should be educated to degree level or similar.

The post requires knowledge of standard Microsoft systems (Outlook email, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Experience of working in a medical research educational institution would be advantageous, as well as knowledge of related database systems.

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