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Global Health Program & Operations Manager

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) is a not for profit, membership-based organisation leading the way in surgical performance, professionalism and patient care in Australia and New Zealand.

RACS is at an exciting time in its evolution with a new CEO and Executive Leadership team who are committed to creating a modern, relevant and forward looking organisation. We are looking for outstanding people to join us in this time of positive transformation.

With service to our members at the forefront of our business, we strive to deliver business outcomes that are will enhance the contribution of surgeons to the broader community.

Based at the top end of town we are within easy walking distance to trams and Parliament Station.

The Role (Full time)

Working internationally, RACS Global Health partners with government, universities, and medical colleges & associations to strengthen specialist medical services in over sixteen countries across the Asia-Pacific. Visiting medical teams and in-country personnel provide clinical mentoring, education, and training to national doctors, nurses, and allied health professionals.

Reporting to the Head of Global Health, this role will have responsibility for leading the development, implementation and operation of RACS Global Health programs with a view to enhance the quality and impact of our international programs that aim to ensure global access to emergency and essential health, surgical care and training programs. The Global Health Program and Operations Manager manages and supports team members in the Global Health Team and acts as Head of Global Health as required. This position will influence the quality and impact of RACS programming and partnerships across the Asia-Pacific.

The role will be offered on a full-time or part-time (4 days a week) three-year contract.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • Tertiary and post-graduate qualification (Master Public Health/International Development or related field) supported by related international development or national development professional experience.
  • Significant experience in program design and management across the project cycle in an international/national development context with a range of international and national donors.
  • Knowledge of DFAT and ACFID accreditation standards with experience of managing a major Grant(s) and/or ANCP projects.
  • Experience coordinating the work of a team, managing team members, balancing workloads and optimising team performance.
  • Representational skills in developing and effectively managing strategic relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders, with experience in working in a cross-cultural environment.
  • Highly developed policy writing and strategic planning skills.
  • Ability to lead or develop internal program team training across inclusive development and process improvement.
  • Ability to work with a high level of initiative and judgement

RACS is a child safe organisation. RACS recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children in all our activities. As part of the selection process candidates are required to undergo a Police check and signing of our Child Safeguarding Policy & Code of Conduct.

Why Work At RACS?

We value flexibility and recognise that employees are at their best when they have balance in their lives. Your sense of wellbeing will be supported by a workplace that values your strengths.

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