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RCEM Vice-Presidents – nominations sought for four roles

We are seeking four Vice Presidents to help the College deliver for its membership over the next three years.  These roles are the Vice President Membership and three Vice Presidents. Details of the role profile are below.

As members of the College Executive Committee, the role holders will be responsible and accountable for developing and implementing the College strategy for the specialty, focussing on core specialty education and examinations, international development, and maintaining/developing relationships with key stakeholders.  The Executive Committee meets 6-8 times a year and as well as providing advice and guidance, it also provides leadership and support to various working groups and College Committees. This Committee also provides spokespersons to help with national media handling and lobbying of politicians (supported by the College personnel). Training is provided for these media and policy activities.

The Vice President Membership will have a particular portfolio to work with the College staff on the development of the membership proposition, be a liaison point for EMTA and EMSAS and work with the CEO on the governance of the College.

It is intended that all Vice Presidents will work closely to strengthen relationships with College stakeholders and promote cross-faculty collaboration, identifying opportunities to diversify funding sources and partnership portfolios, whilst increasing research opportunities.

The Vice Presidents will be advocates, internally and externally for RCEM, the appointed candidates will need to be dynamic, influential and inclusive. The appointees will need to combine the analytical capacity to identify opportunities with political astuteness, people and communication skills to deliver them in collaboration with colleagues, prioritising to maximise impact.

If you are interested in this role and would like to chat to the President Elect about it to get more of a feel for it, please email Adrian Boyle at this email address: to arrange a convenient time to do this.

Fellows in good standing can apply.

Please view the role specification here.

In terms of how to apply applicants need to simply set out how they meet the requirements set out in the Role Profile and what they can offer to the role.  This can be emailed to us at by the closing date.

To apply, candidates should send a personal statement outlining how they meet the requirements set out in the role profile, along with what they can offer to the role, to before 5pm 17 June 2022.

Short listing will take place over 20-22 June, with interviews to be held during the period 23 June – 7 July 2022.

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