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Workforce Initiatives Manager job vacancy

We are looking for an experienced strategically minded, dynamic and proactive Initiatives Manager to join us here at the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR).

Job details

The closing date for applications is midnight on 8 June 2024. First stage interviews are due to take place on 14 June 2024, with final stage interviews scheduled for 21 June 2024 and will take place on site at our Central London office. 

Salary£51,724 per annum with pay progression up to £57,167 per annum within two years employment plus excellent benefits
LocationCentral London, with flexible working
HoursFull-time/35 hours per week
Contractual statusPermanent

Do you want to be part of a dedicated Workforce Development team, supporting doctors who deliver imaging and cancer care services? If you have a desire to work in a people profession which strives to have a positive impact on the lives of doctors and ultimately patients; this may be the opportunity for you.

In this pivotal role as Workforce Initiatives Manager you will be responsible for the successful development and delivery of initiatives to support us in fulfilling our overarching goal of growing the UK workforce in our specialties of Clinical Radiology and Clinical Oncology, ensuring that quality and impact are at the heart of our plans.

With a focus on the strategic development side of the team you will cultivate information into initiatives such as the development of curricula or standards but also ongoing initiatives which will serve to increase routes into the workforce for both existing and emerging groups of doctors and allied health professionals. Leading and motivating a high-performing and dedicated team to do so.  

What you’ll do:

  • Manage the development and implementation of new versions of the postgraduate curricula for our specialities. 
  • Establish and implement necessary quality assurance mechanisms and initiative. 
  • Oversee the provision of support for ancillary workforce development initiatives. 
  • Undertake market research to evaluate the viability of proposed new workforce initiatives, targeting those with the greatest reach and impact. 
  • Lead, motivate performance manage and develop a team.

What you’ll need:

  • Experience of curriculum development or experience of innovation in training programmes or teaching. 
  • Experience of programme/project management. 
  • Experience in developing funding bids/building cogent business cases.
  • Knowledge and understanding of UK healthcare workforce strategy, including postgraduate medical education. 
  • Excellent manager of people, capable of inspiring.
  • Analytical thinker, able to evaluate key issues and exercise sound judgement.
  • Ability to prioritise own work and work of team to deliver agreed outcomes.

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How to apply

To find out more about any of the vacancies advertised, please download the candidate pack for the post you are interested in. Complete the diversity monitoring form and send a CV and covering letter to by the stated closing date, explaining concisely how you match the requirements of the role.

Alternatively, you can send your application by post to arrive by the closing date. Please address your application to:

HR Manager
The Royal College of Radiologists
63 Lincoln's Inn Fields

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