Current vacancies

We are pleased to offer the following opportunities to work at the College.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted - more information about applying.

The College requests no contact from agencies.

Current vacancies:

 

Assistant Director, Research and Policy

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health is passionate about transforming child health to build a healthier future for children and young people across the world.  We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to play a key role in developing and enhancing the College’s research and policy agenda to improve child health outcomes across the UK.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious professional to help build and maintain the College’s reputation as an organisation able to research and evaluate, support new projects and evidence-based policy ideas as part of the future research programme as well as develop and advise on engagement processes with clinicians, parents and carers as well as children and young people.

Reporting into the Director of Research and Policy you will be responsible for managing, motivating and leading the implementation and performance management of the divisional strategy and operational plan.You will be working with the Director on the development of skills, knowledge and capacity within the division and will therefore have strong leadership and performance management skills.  The post holder will have specific responsibility for providing support to and performance management of the research projects, clinical standards and quality improvement teams and the British Paediatric Surveillance Unit.

The ideal candidate will be a strong communicator, with the ability to negotiate and influence at a senior level in all sectors.  You will have strong knowledge of research and evaluation methodologies in the health sector and will have a proven experience of overseeing complex projects within a multi-project environment.

The post is at grade 8 and the salary offered for this post ranges from £49,163 - £59,814pa.  All appointments are usually made at the first point on the scale.

Further information Assistant Director Research and Policy Candidate Information Pack (PDF, 181KB, 10 pages)

To apply - Please complete an application form (MS Word, 48 KB) and send to recruitment@rcpch.ac.uk

Closing date - 5pm, Friday 9 January 2015

Interviews will be held - Wednesday 28 January 2015

 

 

Question Board Administrator

An opportunity has arisen for a Question Board Administrator within the Education and Training Division at the London office. 

The role is to provide effective product and service administration required for the question/scenario generation and production of theory test. This role will report to Question Bank and Quality Assurance Co-ordinator and provide administrative support to ensure the outputs of the Examination and Assessment boards and principle regional examiner (PRE) meetings.

The ideal candidate will have experience of managing a high volume of written material and proven experience of event management.  Good stakeholder management skills and strong problem solving skills demonstrating the ability to understand and discuss complex issues is essential. Experience of contributing to quality assurance, monitoring and evaluation of systems, policy and procedures is desirable.

The ideal candidate will also have excellent communication skills, both oral and written and excellent planning and organisational skills.

The post is at grade 4 and the salary offered for this post is from £27, 218 – £33, 116 per annum (all appointments at the College are usually offered at the first point on the scale). This is a permanent role.

Further information Question Board Administrator Job Description and Person Specification

To apply - Please complete an application form (MS Word, 48 KB) and send to recruitment@rcpch.ac.uk

Closing date: 9am on Monday 12 January 2015

Interviews will be held: Wednesday 21 January 2015

 

Research Grants Manager

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health is seeking to appoint a Research Grants Manager to play a critical role in identifying and generating funding opportunities to develop and enhance the College’s agenda to improve child health. The post holder will sit within the Research and Policy Division in the College but will lead on developing cross college proposals and grant applications to appropriate strategic child health research funding sources to grow and diversify research income.

The ideal candidate will have experience of innovating and implementing a creative and robust funding strategy for growth in research, and related policy and education activities and direct experience of managing the process of responding to funding opportunities. This will include the skills and knowledge to drive activities through all stages of the grants process from identifying potential prospects to building models of delivery through to producing compelling comprehensive applications, proposals and reports for research grant and other funding programmes.

The post is at grade 6 and the salary offered for this post ranges from £36,581pa - £44,505pa (all appointments at the College are usually offered at the first point on the scale).

Further information Research Grants Manager Candidate Information Pack (PDF, 101KB, 10 pages)

To apply - Please complete an application form (MS Word, 48 KB) and send to recruitment@rcpch.ac.uk

Closing date - 5pm, Friday 9 January 2015

Interviews will be held - Tuesday 27 January 2015

 

 

 

 

 

The College requests no contact from agencies.