Vacancies: Managing Medical Director and Head of IT

4 Dec 2017

The new legal entity representing the joint working of Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and Royal College of Physicians of London is seeking to fill the vacancy of managing medical director which report into the Chair of the Federation Board.

This entity will co-create and deliver:

  • the MRCP(UK) Diploma Examinations including the PACES examination, and Specialty Certificate Examinations (SCE’S)
  • the Joint Royal College of Physicians Training Board (JRCPTB) which is responsible for managing the Colleges’ role in the regulation of specialist training in the UK
  • the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Policy and Diary for Physicians

Managing Medical Director

The Managing Medical Director (MMD) is responsible for the clinical input to the strategic direction and delivery of the objectives agreed by Federation Board, as well as the leadership of the clinical working staff within the Federation through collaborative working with the Board of Federation and the Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Key Responsibilities

  • works collaboratively with the COO to generate the strategic leadership required to deliver a successful service;
  • chairs academic and clinical boards/committees
  • development of clinical policy and monitor research activity of Federation;
  • develops and presents new opportunities appropriate to the agreed strategic direction of the company jointly with the COO;
  • provides input into integrated business planning and budgeting processes;

Key skills and experience

  • A Fellow of one of the 3 Colleges of Physicians
  • Have a significant understanding of training, assessment and continuing professional development.
  • Proven experience of management or leadership responsibility in a clinical environment.
  • An understanding of the regulatory framework for medicine in the UK.
  • Creative approach to problem solving and ability to understand, analyse and interpret complex information.

For more information about the role please view the job description and person specification.

For application dates and further instructions: Apply here.

Salary: Secondment
Location: London
Level: Medical Director
Job Type: Two PAs per week

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