Royal College of Physicans
Director of Communications, Policy and Research – ref COM197 https://jobs.rcplondon.ac.uk/VacancyDetails.aspx?FromSearch=True&MenuID=&VacancyID=652
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Salary: £72,328 – £80,364 per annum
Deadline: 10/02/2019 23:59
Job Type: Full Time
For this role appointments are usually made at c£75,000 – £80,000 per annum.
Full Time, Permanent
The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has an exciting opportunity for a senior individual to lead a dynamic team and contribute to the delivery and achievement of the College’s ambitious strategy.
The director for communications, policy and research works closely with the president, chief executive and academic vice president and other senior officers/executive directors to deliver the programme of work under theme four of the RCP’s five theme strategy – ‘we will shape the future of health and healthcare.’ It is by definition a make a difference role, enabling the voice of the patient and physician to heard through influence and policy shaping.
About the Role
This is a key appointment in continuing to build on the influence, standing and reputational profile of the RCP. The role’s key responsibility is enabling the RCP to have strong and evidence informed policy for influencing other professional bodies, the government and policy makers in the midst of challenging times for the NHS.
The post holder will:
Provide leadership, support and development in building sustainability into all aspects of communications, policy and research
Continue to build on the RCP’s established reputation
Be an active contributor to the strategy executive and executive leadership teams, and contributing to the direction of the RCP, its overall management and cross-organisational activities.
About the RCP
We are a patient-centred, clinically-led organisation with a core mission to improve patient care and reduce illness. As the leading body for physicians, with 35,000 members in the UK and internationally, we aim to lead debate and inﬂuence the way in which healthcare is designed and delivered, promoting good health and leading the prevention of ill-health.
You will be joining the College at an exciting time of growth and development, with the College’s commitment to opening a centre of excellence in Liverpool (“RCP North”), already in Phase 1 development with the opening of a new building in the Liverpool Knowledge Quarter in 2020. This major commitment demonstrates the modernity, accessibility and relevance of the College to our membership.
Dr Ian Bullock, CEO is happy to speak to potential candidates wishing further information specific to the role and the RCP. Please contact Louise Sadler, firstname.lastname@example.org, who will arrange appointments accordingly. PLEASE NO AGENCIES.
For any queries relating to the application or interview process please contact the RCP HR Recruitment team at email@example.com
Closing date: 10 February 2019
Interview date: 18 February 2019 (London)
To apply for this role please submit your CV and Covering Letter outlining how your skills and experience match the job description and person specification.