London, Greater London
£45,000 - £50,000 pa
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

An exciting opportunity to play a key role in the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists’ (RCOG) organisational and cultural development by providing high quality operational and strategic support and advice and implementing our people strategy.

About us:

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.

About the role:

Working closely with the Director of People and Organisational Development, you will provide strong business partnering support and advice to managers and senior staff, building strong relationships and further developing policy and procedure at the College. You will provide project management expertise as well as coaching to ensure the development of high performing teams, successful strategic business objectives and efficient project delivery.

In this role, you will be instrumental in developing and implementing organisational activities which support innovation, delivery of high-quality services and productivity. In collaboration with the People Director and People and Learning & Development Advisor you will support the College’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, developing a culture of high performance and building on our Silver Investors in People award.

A data-driven individual, you will provide key insights as well as monthly and yearly statistics and reports on people issues and the HR function as a whole.

About you:

We are seeking a creative and innovative individual who will not be limited by traditional HR methods and has the experience to support organisational design, development and change management whilst ensuring best practice Equality, Diversity and Inclusion initiatives are developed and kept at the forefront.

You will be an experienced HR Generalist with an MCIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) qualification as well as excellent knowledge of employment legislation and managing complex employee relations, including Employment Tribunal claims.


As a key member of the team, you will be located in our brand new, bespoke offices in London Bridge. We offer a friendly working environment with an excellent benefits package that includes:

  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Flexible working hours
  • First class pension scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Free staff lunch (on-site only)

Please note that due to Covid-19, all College staff are currently working from home.

How to apply

To apply, please visit our website via the Apply button to download the full Job Description and Person Specification.

Closing date for applications: 10.00am on Wednesday 12 May

The RCOG believes that only by building a diverse and inclusive organisation will the College, our staff and our members be able to reach their full potential. We are committed to building a culture where respect and understanding are fostered, where each individual is appreciated and supported as the unique person they are, and where the diversity of people’s backgrounds and experiences is positively valued and harnessed. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. To find out more please see our Equal Opportunities Statement and Equality and Diversity Policy.

[We are only accepting applicants with a right to work in the UK; we are unable to sponsor people requiring a work visa]

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Posted on: 29 April 2021
Closed date: 12 May 2021
Tags: Human Resources, Project Management