Current vacancies

We are pleased to offer the following opportunities to work at the  Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.

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

The College requests no contact from agencies.

Current vacancies: 


Head of Global Operations

The Head of Global Operationswill be responsible for leading the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the College’s strategy for advancing global child health.

Ever progressive, the College has an ambitious global agenda for maternal and child health with a firm commitment to raising both paediatric standards and the College’s profile, all of which will position it as the provider of paediatric expertise and the partner of choice for the global health and development community.

The Head of Global Operations is a vital and senior position at the College that offers challenge, fulfilment and the opportunity to make a real impact.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate who has direct experience of international work in either a health, development or complex humanitarian setting, and of developing bespoke and programmatic activities. You will be well informed, articulate and able to promote and enthuse at all levels, engaging alike with clinicians through to donor community representatives and Ministers of Health. You will be comfortable within a small team setting, and you will work across the wider College to ensure an integrated approach to global health.

The post is at grade 8 and the salary offered for this post ranges from £49,163pa - £59,814pa

Head of Global Operations Candidate information pack (PDF, 94KB, 8 pages)

Apply - Please submit an application form (MS Word, 48KB) to

Closing date – 5pm on Thursday 12 March 2015


Workforce Assistant

An opportunity has arisen in the College’s Workforce team. The Workforce Assistant will assist in carrying out the biennial workforce census, undertaking surveys of trainees and providing accurate data about the paediatric workforce and services.

You will bring to the role excellent administration skills, meticulous attention to detail, confidence with numbers and descriptive statistics, familiarity with online survey tools and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

In return, we will provide you with access to a comprehensive learning and development provision and working within a supportive team.

The post is at grade 4 and the salary offered for this post ranges from £27,218pa - £33,116pa (all appointments at the College are usually offered at the first point on the scale).

Workforce Assistant Job Description and Person Specification (PDF, 70KB, 5 pages)

Apply - Please submit an application form (MS Word, 48KB) to

Closing date –9am on Monday 9 March 2015

Interviews - Thursday 19 March 2015