Faculty Development Manager

Job Type:




£34,000 - £36,720 per annum
dependant on experience

Closing Date:
09:00am, Monday 22 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.

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

Contact Information

E-mail: recruitment@rcsed.ac.uk

Interview Details

Interviews will be held wc 29th May 2023/


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