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Manager - Medical School Assessments

Australian Medical Council

The Australian Medical Council (AMC) is seeking an enthusiastic Manager (Medical School Assessments) to join our high-performing Accreditation team. This diverse, permanent opportunity is based here in Canberra and offers a flexible, hybrid work arrangement.

About the AMC

The AMC’s purpose is to ensure that the standards of education, training and assessment of the medical profession promote and protect the health of the Australian community.

AMC’s commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace

The AMC aims for a diverse workforce, so that we reflect the Australian community we serve. We believe that diversity improves ideas and results in better outcomes. Our employment policies reflect our commitment to diversity and inclusion. The AMC works closely with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and Māori stakeholders and is committed to ensuring a working environment that is inclusive and culturally safe at all times. All staff are required to participate in ongoing cultural safety training.

About the opportunity

This exciting role will see you lead a team responsible for the coordination of accreditation assessments and related policy issues, to ensure medical schools continue to meet accreditation standards. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Directly managing one to three staff member and resources, and indirectly managing other staff.
  • Maintaining and tracking a complex visits work program.
  • Providing and implementing advice on strategic issues, risk management, policy considerations and logistics related to assessment visits.
  • Communicating with medical schools and other Accreditation teams on matters related to visits.
  • Engaging with medical schools to support understanding of procedures and how new programs or changes to programs are assessed by the AMC.
  • Supporting the Medical School Accreditation Committee to ensure that it has appropriate information to make decisions on AMC accreditation and assessment activities in line with procedures.
  • Organising and implementing training for expert teams and medical schools.
  • Attending and acting as executive officer on visits.
  • Writing, editing and overseeing expert reviews of visit reports.
  • Answering complex questions from stakeholders about policy issues, particularly related to the medical school standards, including cultural safety questions with a commitment to personal development in this area.
  • Representing the AMC at key stakeholder engagements and conferences.
  • Tracking and advising on a complex work program.
  • Tracking, keeping internal stakeholders abreast of, and taking steps to deal with policy developments and risks related to medical schools.
  • Organising and participating in projects, evaluations and quality improvement activities, and workshops.
  • Taking responsibility for and collaborating on other matters related to strategic and policy issues as required.

The full position description is available on our careers page.

About you

You possess demonstrated people management experience, as well as:

  • Experience with managing a work portfolio.
  • Experience in liaising with internal and external stakeholders in relation to strategic matters and complex enquiries.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organise team workload in a busy environment including demonstrated time management and organisational skills, and effectively managing competing priorities to deliver high-quality outcomes in a timely manner.
  • Strong accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Clear, accurate and effective interpersonal and written and spoken communication skills, including the ability to prepare well-structured reports and professional correspondence, and to ensure professional interactions that build rapport with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to interpret and apply standards, operating policies and guidelines, and identify continuous improvement opportunities of these.

Desirable: experience working in health profession accreditation and/or regulation, higher education qualification in a relevant discipline, and experience in policy development, evaluation and/or quality improvement.

Salary and benefits

A salary of $130,000 - $150,000 per annum, including 11% super (plus leave loading) is available, depending on skills and experience.

What the AMC offers

  • Contribute to the quality of medical education and healthcare in Australia
  • Work in a dynamic environment with high performing teams
  • Spacious, modern workplace in Canberra City with free, secure underground parking
  • Generous leave policies that recognise our staff diversity (includes AMC Wellbeing Day per year, so you can focus on your mental, physical, emotional, and/or social health)
  • Access to training and professional development opportunities (including LinkedIn Learning)
  • TOIL, annual salary reviews and WPI increases.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your interest, and suitability for the role.

For more information on this role, please contact [email protected], using the subject line: Manager - Medical School Assessments enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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