Royal Osteoporosis Society are looking for a Professional Development Officer to join their team in Camerton, near Bath.
Job Title: Professional Development Officer
Salary: £24,557 - £27,286 per annum
Location: Camerton, near Bath
Job Type: Full Time
Professional Development Officer - The Role:
Reporting to the Head of Professional Education & Development, the post holder will be responsible for the project management and ongoing maintenance of clinical training programmes and resources for health professionals.
This will include face-to-face events, online courses and the administration of our online platform. You will work with professional organisations and other bodies to proactively encourage provision of high-quality education and training for health professional working with patients with or at risk of osteoporosis.
Clinical training is an income generating activity and you will support the attainment of annually agreed income and expenditure targets.
You will be responsible for evaluating and reporting on the quality of training as well as helping to scope new programmes and resources to support the continuing professional development of health professionals
Professional Development Officer - Experience:
- Experience of project delivery
- Experience of working within a professional training and development environment
- Experience of online content and systems and the confidence to quickly familiarise yourself with an online learning platform
- Evidence of the ability to understand complex subjects quickly
- Excellent communication and presentational skills (written and verbal)
- Excellent organisational skills
- Ability to work independently to tight deadlines
- Good interpersonal, team working, customer service and collaborative skills
- Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, SharePoint Outlook and PowerPoint
- Able to work unsocial hours around key events and to travel to engagements around the UK.
If you are interested in this excellent Professional Development Officer Opportunity press ‘Apply’ today, where you will be redirected to our site. Applicants should provide a comprehensive CV, including details of relevant experience and achievements. This should be supplemented by a supporting statement in a cover letter, demonstrating how your skills and experience meet the person specification.
All applicants applying must have the right to work in the UK. The relevant documentation to demonstrate your right to work in the UK will be requested at interview stage.
Specifications: Full Time
Location: Flexible, though with a preference for London-base
Application Closing Date:17th September 2019 (12 midnight GMT)
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Act as Company Secretary of The Cochrane Collaboration, ensuring that all the right support structures are in place to enable our Governing Board to meet its responsibilities and obligations;
Lead and oversee high-quality support to the Board, its Sub-Committees, the Cochrane Council and other governance bodies. This will include managing the meeting schedule and the development of agendas and supporting documentation;
Lead and support Cochrane’s review and impact of our current organizational Strategy to 2020 and the development of our new strategy from January 2021;
Coordinate and oversee development and implementation of project management norms and standards, including the Unit’s technical support to Cochrane Central Executive Team and Cochrane Group staff;
Ensure Cochrane develops a robust organizational and programme monitoring and evaluation (M&E) approach, framework and metrics to measure the success and impact of its present and future activities and outputs, and ensure these are communicated and implemented across the organization;
Coordinate our approach to Risk Management and lead on reporting organizational risks to the leadership team and our Governing Board.
If you have experience in a senior role within a government, charity, regulatory, or similar environment; excellent analytical skills; proven strategic planning, project management and organisational reporting skills and a ‘can-do’ attitude then we would like to hear from you. In return, we can offer you a stimulating, highly collegiate, work environment with plenty of scope to make your own mark.
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The closing date for applications is 17th September (12 midnight GMT). Interviews will be held in the week beginning Monday 23rd September.