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Head of Training Services


Employer: Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Education & Training, Health Care & Allied Health, Project Management, Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 16 April, 2019.
Applications close: 28 April, 2019. (Expired)

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS), formed in 1927, is a non-profit organisation leading surgical performance, professionalism and improving patient care in Australia and New Zealand. With the appointment of a new Executive General Manager for Education early in 2019, RACS is committed to creating a modern, relevant and forward-looking Education portfolio. We are looking for outstanding leaders to join the Education Leadership Team in this time of positive transformation to meet the future education needs and learning outcomes of its Fellows, Trainees and International Medical Graduates.

For more info visit: www.surgeons.org.

The Role

As an experienced and effective leader, this role has the primary responsibility of ensuring the provision of efficient and effective management of the RACS Surgical Education and Training (SET) program and using their extensive relationship and stakeholder management skills will be responsible for the provision of support to the RACS Surgical Training Boards (STBs). With oversight of the Specialist Training Program, this role will also ensure the fulfilment of the contract with the Federal Government.

The role will be offered on a 2 year contract and is full time.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • A relevant bachelor’s degree and substantial relevant work experience in the administration and project management ideally of medical training
  • Experience in working collaboratively across stakeholders with excellent relationship building skills and a proven ability to effectively liaise and negotiate with a wide range of stakeholders at all levels
  • Outstanding people leadership skills with demonstrable experience in managing teams of professionals with proven experience in building high performing teams in an educational context
  • Superior interpersonal skills with well-developed written and verbal communication skills, proven ability to present, persuade, advocate, negotiate and motivate and prepare correspondence, reports and briefs on complex and sensitive issues.
  • Extensive program management experience demonstrated through the management of several large programs simultaneously within a service environment
How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.