MEM254 - Consultation Manager

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Posted: 09/05/2024 16:25
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: Please see below
Location: London or Liverpool
Level: Professional
Deadline: 30/05/2024 23:59
Hours: 35.00
Benefits: For more information about our benefits, please see below
Job Type: Full Time

Salary: Grade 4. Appointments for this role will generally be made at £27,142 (Liverpool) or £30,142 (London). Please note, for internal applicants the salary will be reflected by pay and award policy

Working arrangements: Full time (35 hours per week) Standard working hours between 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday. Hybrid working, with a minimum of 6 days per month in the office

We are seeking to appoint a motivated, organised and experienced senior administrator to the role of consultation manager within the committee services section of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP).

Purpose and scope

The role has a broad range of responsibilities, including:

  • Providing dedicated support to the RCP consultation response process where you will coordinate the RCP response to external requests for its views on clinical, professional and policy issues, endorsement/logo requests and expert nominee requests. This process looks to provide timely, expert advice to external bodies who are seeking RCP opinion.
  • Other duties involve providing excellent management and secretariat support to a range of allocated committees. Experience in this area is desirable but not essential as training will be available for the right individual.
  • Overall, you will act as the key contact for information and advice, ensuring the effective flow of information with internal and external stakeholders and provide briefings for high level individuals.
  • You will also assist with the delivery of specific projects and wider governance issues.

About you

  • You will have excellent communication skills
  • Show great attention to detail and be able to interpret complex information in order to identify key issues, problem solve and make decisions.
  • You will have experience in managing multiple deadlines and activities
  • Produce clear and accurate drafts (eg letters, reports, minutes) to agreed timelines.

We are looking to appoint someone who is flexible and can contribute innovative ideas to enhance service delivery and development.

For more information about the role please view the job description and person specification.  

Our benefits

Working at the RCP comes with lots of benefits designed to ensure that you feel valued and supported in your role. The benefits we offer include:

  • 27 days holiday per annum, plus bank holidays
  • group personal pension plan with 7% employer contribution
  • interest-free season ticket loan
  • life assurance

About the RCP

The Royal College of Physicians is a rewarding and friendly place to work with an incredible history, dating back to our foundation in 1518. We are a professional membership body for physicians – doctors who work in hospitals – with over 40,000 members in the UK and around the world working to improve patient care and reduce illness. Our activities focus on educating, improving and influencing for better health and care.

How to apply

To apply for this role please submit your CV and supporting statement online with clear examples of how your skills and experience match the job description and person specification. Please note, CVs sent in isolation will not be considered.

If you have any queries about the application process or the role, please email  

Closing date: Monday 30 May

Interview date: Provisionally 6 or 7 June 


The RCP positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity.

The RCP is all about our people – our members, staff, volunteers and leaders. We educate, influence and collaborate to improve health and healthcare for everyone and know we can only do this by being inclusive, encouraging and celebrating diverse perspectives. Welcoming into our community people who represent the 21st-century medical workforce and the diverse population of patients we serve is a priority for us.

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