Charing Cross, Greater London
c. £30,000 per year
Contract, 12 month, Full-time
Job description

CPD Coordinator (one year fixed term contract)

Central London, although working from home during the current pandemic

Salary circa £30,000

We are looking for an experienced coordinator to join the CPD team at the College of Optometrists. We’re currently working from home, but we’re usually based in central London and support flexible working.

If you have experience working in the not for profit sector, great communication skills and attention to detail, a passion for systems, data and online learning and a desire to work in a small but very busy team, then this is the perfect role for you.
You will be working with the CPD manager and Head of CPD and you will be providing governance and support services for DOCET’s online learning programme and help to set up and maintain the College-wide CPD systems to meet the regulator’s audit standards. 

This is a varied role which requires excellent written and oral communication skills as well as the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities. You will need to have experience of setting up and maintaining online filing systems, using databases such as Dynamics as well as Microsoft Office packages including Word, Excel and Outlook to a high standard.

We offer the opportunity to develop and learn within a professional organisation and a friendly environment which nurtures initiative and talent.

Main Duties
1. Support CPD Manager by:
 Preparing papers for DOCET Council and Executive Committee and any other
meetings eg agendas and reports
 Providing support for DOCET Council and Executive Committee and any other
meetings including taking minutes
 Establishing and maintaining a relationship with DOCET funding bodies and
stakeholders by sharing and providing information
 Supporting the CPD manager with monthly, quarterly and annual reporting compiling
reports from raw data from a range of sources
 Undertaking monthly review of user feedback from raw data on the LMS system and
contacting users in respect of comments and/or complaints
 Preparing copy for direct mailing and social media updates for marketing agency
 Proofing online content and marketing communications
 Supporting the CPD manager and events team in the preparation and postproduction of webinars
 Liaising with subject experts, speakers and agencies to set up meetings, chase
content and production schedule updates
 Providing support for DOCET by phone and email, responding to member enquiries
in collaboration and as cover for DOCET administrator.

About us
The College of Optometrists is the professional body for optometry. It qualifies the profession and delivers the guidance and development to ensure optometrists provide the best possible care. We promote excellence through the College’s affixes, by building the evidence base for optometry, and raising awareness of the profession with the public, commissioners, and healthcare professionals. The College manages DOCET (Directorate of Optometric Continuing Education and Training) a government funded body providing online CET/CPD training to all UK registered optometrists.

For a job description and more information about the College go to our website 

To apply, please click on the apply button.

Application deadline:   4 October at 2pm
First interview date:   11 October 2021 
Second interview date:  14 October 2021 

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to inform those who are not shortlisted, or give feedback. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Equality and inclusion
The College is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and to avoiding unlawful discrimination. We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings to the organisation. In support of this we follow a fair recruitment process in which shortlisting and other recruitment decisions are made on the basis of skills, competencies and experience demonstrated in the application and interview process. 

We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. If you require a reasonable adjustment to be made to support your application due to a disability or other condition please let us know.

No agencies or other recruitment services, please.

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Refreshed on: 25 September 2021
Closed date: 04 October 2021
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