Head of Professional Practice job vacancy

Location: Central London with flexible working
Salary: £59,457 per annum rising to £65,815 following two years service, plus excellent benefits
Hours: Full-time/35 hours
Contractual status: Permanent

The RCR is a great place to work, with an ambitious agenda. At the forefront of the health agenda, our members diagnose and treat cancer, heart disease, stroke and more, while leading on innovations including AI, skills mix and community diagnostic hubs. As COVID-19 recedes and the cancer backlog rises up the agenda, our members’ work and views have never been more important.

We are looking to recruit a Head of Professional Practice to strategically lead and develop the way in which we support our members to deliver excellence within their chosen speciality throughout their careers. The Head of Professional Practice will work closely with expert doctors in the planning and development of standards, guidelines and other support activities. The successful applicant will be proactive in the seeking out opportunities to develop the functions and meet the evolving needs of the RCR, Fellows, members, the wider imaging and oncology teams and the general public.

This role will suit a skilled team leader with effective interpersonal skills as the Head of Professional Practice position will have the direct management of five talented individuals and overall management of nine. Vital to this role is the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships, internally with the Executive Officers for each faculty, Elected Officers, specifically the Medical Directors of Professional Practice and RCR Committee members. Externally relationships would be developed between but not limited to, Medical Directors from a range of NHS Trusts, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence and Special Interest Groups.

The successful candidate will have significant experience in planning and coordinating a diverse range of functions and projects to deliver on time and in budget. Advantageous to the role would be strong analytical and evaluative skills, including the ability to understand and analyse complex issues and problems and use information to further RCR interests as defined in the strategy and working plans.

We are looking for someone who has the ability to plan and prioritise a substantial programme of work whilst handling competing demands. You will be a clear and analytical thinker who maintains a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you please find out more about the role, the RCR and instructions in the Head of Professional Practice candidate pack

This vacancy is now closed.