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Reference: 92130

Date Added: 26 March 2024
Closing Date: 8 April 2024

Job Title: Policy and External Affairs Manager

Working For: General Medical Council (GMC)

Location: Cardiff

Salary: £39,690 - £60,379

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

This is your opportunity to make a difference to patients and doctors across Wales and the UK.

Do you have the confidence and drive to further your career in policy and external relations? We are looking for an outstanding and proactive Policy and External Affairs Manager to support our work at the heart of healthcare in Wales.

The General Medical Council (GMC) helps to protect patients and improve medical education and practice in the UK by setting standards for students and doctors. We support them in achieving (and exceeding) those standards and take action when they are not met.

You will be leading our external affairs and policy function in Wales, including providing leadership to three members of staff and deputising for the Head of Wales as appropriate. You will ensure that our work is understood by our key stakeholders. You will play a large part in ensuring that we engage with our stakeholders in a positive, balanced and well-informed manner. You will also have a key role in keeping our GMC colleagues up to date on political, policy and legislative developments in Wales that have the potential to impact on our work.

We welcome the ability to speak Welsh but this isn’t an essential requirement.

Please provide your CV and a covering letter. The covering letter should clearly set out how you meet the essential skills for the role, which are listed in the job description. You should also include a paragraph outlining your reasons for applying for the role. If you do not supply both CV and covering letter we cannot process your application.

This is a hybrid role between home working and office working, you’ll work 2 days a week in the office, or more if you prefer. We may ask you to attend the office on additional days where necessary, for example team meetings.

In return, you’ll benefit from being part of an organisation that is genuinely committed to its people. Within our friendly environment, you will have access to a range of learning and development opportunities designed to support your ongoing progression. We offer an attractive salary and benefits package which includes 15% employer contribution pension and 30 days annual leave. To find out more please click here https://jobs.gmc-uk.org/why-join-us.html

Closing Date: 8 April 2024

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews and Assessments are due to take place the week commencing 15 and 22 April 2024. Further details will be shared at a later date.

Application Details

Go to the GMC website or link and submit a CV and supporting cover letter. Further details can be found in the vacancies page.


Website: https://jobs.gmc-uk.org/

Additional Notes