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Faculty Development Manager (Fixed-Term)

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

  • Advertised from 24th December 2018
  • 35 hours per week. Fixed term for 12 months (with the possibility of extension, subject to funding)


About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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

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

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

About the Role

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

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

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

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

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

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

Application notes

For further information and to apply go to:

Closing Date: 12 noon on Friday, 18 January 2019

Contact Information


Address: Human Resources

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DW

Interview Details

The interview date will be confirmed in due course.

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

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