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Nicholson Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9DW
£31,839.20 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent, Temporary
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is an independent membership organisation dedicated to the education, training and advancement of surgeons, dental surgeons, doctors, and various individuals throughout healthcare who are involved in the surgical care of patients. The College has a current membership approaching 32,000 and growing, with members spanning over 100 countries around the world.

From our founding in 1505, the College has been committed to the advancement of surgery and driving patient safety standards worldwide. In our 515-year history, there has never been a better time to join the College than now.

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, 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.

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About the Role

Reporting to the Head of Governance, Risk & Compliance, you will occupy a crucial and prominent position within a small collaborative team and will be working closely with colleagues across the College.

This is an exciting and varied role, with a broad range of responsibilities. You will make a difference by project managing the delivery of a range of College-wide projects, in particular an exciting new Property Strategy alongside supporting the ongoing implementation of other priority programmes of work related to governance, risk and compliance.

You may need to work outside of normal working hours and travel for work occasionally.

Experience/Qualifications/Key Skills

This is a superb opportunity for a motivated individual with the ability to prioritise and balance a varied workload and deliver outcomes within deadlines without supervision.

Educated to degree level (or equivalent level of experience), you should be able to demonstrate previous success in effectively managing projects, events or diverse portfolios of activity. You will have good working knowledge and experience in delivering on actions and providing day-to-day administrative and point-of-contact support. We are particularly interested in candidates who can demonstrate project experience relevant to property, charity governance, risk or compliance.

You will have excellent communication skills with the ability to swiftly establish credibility and confidence amongst senior stakeholders. You will possess good judgement and decision-making skills and be confident in making informed decisions.

You will be a proficient user of the MS Office suite and have the ability to prioritise your workload with minimal supervision. 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.

Knowledge of working within a charity or professional membership organisation setting is desirable.

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

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Interview Details

Dates of interviews will be confirmed in due course.

(Registered Charity No. SC005317)