An exciting opportunity to drive meaningful change to improve the health of women and girls in in low and middle-income countries by joining the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) as our new Director, Centre for Women’s Global Health.
About the role
We are seeking an individual to lead the development and implementation of the Centre’s strategic plan, ensuring effective engagement with key stakeholders. The Director will drive the impact of our programmes, build the reputation, profile and the sustainability of the Centre and increase our influence in support of our global mission to improve the health of women and girls in in low and middle-income countries.
You will work closely with senior colleagues across the organisation to support the development of the corporate strategy, and be responsible for fostering outstanding relationships with external stakeholders who share the College’s global mission to improve the health of women and girls.
As the ideal candidate, you will have:
- Experience in working with a wide range of international partners and professionals, including Ministry of Health officials, to negotiate and progress programme activities
- Experience in planning and managing complex global health programmes
- Proven business development experience including raising and managing grant funds, monitoring and documenting project progress and submitting comprehensive narrative and financial reports to donors
Our culture and benefits
As a key member of the team, you will be located in our offices in London Bridge. We offer a friendly, values led working culture with an excellent benefits package that includes:
- Agile and flexible working
- 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and office closure from 25 December to 1 January
- Up to 10% employer pension contribution after probation
- Enhanced occupational Maternity, Adoption, and Shared Parental leave policies
- Free lunch (onsite only)
- Employee Support Service counselling
Closing date for applications: 10.00am on Monday 11 July
We believe that diverse teams will deliver the best outcomes for women's healthcare and we strive to be an inclusive employer. We are therefore looking for candidates whose backgrounds, experience and identity enhance the diversity of our existing team. We are particularly encouraging applications from underrepresented groups at the College such as those from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds and those with a disability. To find out more, please see our Diversity Policy and Equal Opportunities Policy.
[We are only accepting applicants with a right to work in the UK; we are unable to sponsor people requiring a work visa]
The RCOG is a professional membership association dedicated to improving women’s health care across the world. We do this by setting standards for clinical practice, providing doctors with training and lifelong learning, and working with partners to advocate for women’s health and health care across their life course. We are a global leader in this specialist area, supporting 16,000 members in the UK and internationally. We are a values-led organisation placing high standards, innovation, openness, inclusiveness and trust at the centre of all we do.