Examinations Operations Officers x 2
London Bridge, London
35 hours per week, full-time
The College has two vacancies for Examinations Operations Officers, which will support the operational delivery of clinical examinations.
Both Examinations Operations Officers will be administering the Membership Objective Structured Clinical Examination (MRCEM OSCE). Each diet of this exam is delivered seven times per year, with each diet running over multiple days.
The first Examinations Operations Officer will have a primary focus on the recruitment, induction, training and monitoring of examiners and Quality Assurance Assessors whilst ensuring that sufficient examiners are allocated for each clinical examination.
The second Examinations Operations Officer will work on the MRCEM OSCE question bank, including the entry of new scenarios and revision of existing content, whilst organising and facilitating station-writing and examination setting meetings as required, following up on any actions agreed.
Both roles are extremely important within the Examinations Team and will require the use of bespoke examination software to organise and deliver the MRCEM OSCE adhering to the GMC approved assessment blueprint. Both roles will also provide information to Subcommittees including the identification of examination stations requiring review.
Educated to a good standard, you will have excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills, along with experience of administering complex processes and the ability to analyse and synthesise complex data.
With experience of communicating with people at different levels, you should be a team player and have evidence of collaborative working. You should also have the ability to work methodically and accurately when under pressure.
Extensive experience of Microsoft Office and the ability to learn new software packages are essential.
An administrative background gained in a higher education institution and experience of administering clinical medical examinations, along with knowledge of UK Postgraduate Medical Education would be desirable.
Although based in London, travel throughout the UK and overseas might be required, including overnight stays, to facilitate the development and delivery of the College’s examinations programme. This may include out of core hours work. The College is working to a hybrid working model and offers flexibility in working patterns dependant on operational needs.
The Royal College of Emergency Medicine was established to advance education and research in Emergency Medicine. The College is responsible for setting standards of training and administering examinations in Emergency Medicine for the award of Fellowship and Membership of the College as well as recommending trainees for CCT in Emergency Medicine. The College works to ensure high quality care by setting and monitoring standards of care and providing expert guidance and advice on policy to relevant bodies on matters relating to Emergency Medicine.
At RCEM diversity, equality and inclusion is an integral part of our culture so it is important to us that this is reflected in everything that we do. We welcome applications from all individuals irrespective of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, marital status or parental responsibilities to ensure we actively embrace an inclusive and representative culture that encourages, supports and celebrates our differences.
For further information and to apply, please visit our website where both job adverts and job descriptions can be viewed. Please indicate which role you are interested in or if you wish to be considered for both roles.
It is essential that a comprehensive cover letter is provided in order to be considered for shortlisting.
Closing date: 27 October 2021.