Education Development Manager (General Training)  - deadline Monday 24 June 

 The Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) is the largest UK professional membership organisation working in the field of sexual and reproductive health (SRH). We support healthcare professionals to deliver high quality healthcare including access to contraception. We provide our 15,000 healthcare professionals with NICE-accredited evidence-based clinical guidance, including the UKMEC, the gold standard in safe contraceptive prescription, as well as clinical and service standards.

We are looking for an experienced education manager to oversee our main general qualifications and products and to play a key role of the development and supporting the adoption of our new learning management system across the organisation.

The role
The General Training Programme Team is responsible for a portfolio of quality education programmes:

  • FSRH Diploma – our primary qualification
  • Suite of Letter of Competences – practical SRH training

It also works with colleagues supporting other education products and qualifications including:

  • SRH Essentials – a one day course
  • eSRH - online learning

The team supports our c900 trainers and c2000 learners each year, who then go onto become FSRH members. Our qualifications enable healthcare professionals to deliver safe and effective sexual and reproductive healthcare.

In 2019/2020 we’ll be rolling out our new Diploma and an online learning management system (LMS) - likely to be the Totara platform. The Education and Training Manager will be essential to the supporting the roll out and adoption (across different internal and external audiences) of these business-critical projects. The LMS will transform how we deliver our learning; the Education and Development Manager will be key to helping us move towards wider online delivery of our education programmes – so experience of e-learning and platforms is essential.

The role is a mixture of educational development (using feedback and evidence to improve the learner experience) and management of customer service for our learners and trainers. The Education Development Manager manages the General Training Committee and working groups, which are comprised of healthcare professionals who give their time to help develop the FSRH’s educational products and services.

This role manages a team of three. The team sits within the membership team. The Education & Development Manager (General Training) will work very closely with the Director of Education, who is responsible for the strategic development and delivery of FSRH’s qualification and learning products.

This role is based in FSRH’s offices based near Regent’s Park, but please note, we will be moving to London Bridge towards the end of 2019.

The person
This role would suit an enthusiastic, dynamic and proactive educationalist who wants to support the FSRH in embracing all that the LMS can deliver for us and taking our qualifications forward.

The ideal candidate will have:

Previous experience:

  • Able to demonstrate experience of delivering educational products (preferably health related)
  • Substantial experience of working independently in a pressurised high-volume administrative environment, managing own output and that of others
  • Experience of online learning technology
  • Experience of improving policies and processes to support product/programme development and customer service
  • Demonstrable experience of line-management and work supervision
  • Demonstrable experience of interpreting data to support management decisions
  • Demonstrable experience of managing and servicing committees
  • Prior experience of project-management
  • Experience of producing management information reports and presenting to stakeholders
  • Prior experience of working within a professional membership body / higher education / NHS background

The starting salary band is £32,253 - £38,755 (for full time) depending on experience. The role can be carried out 4 or 5 days a week (with 4 days resulting in pro rata salary and holiday allowance).Please see the full job specification here. 

To apply
Please send:
1. CV (up to 2 sides of A4)
2. A supporting statement (up to 2 sides of A4) please address:

a. Why you want the role
b. How you meet the ‘Previous experience’ and ‘Skills/attributes’ elements of the person specification

Please send the above as Word documents.

3. The diversity and equality (download the document here) monitoring form

Please email Claire Ditton via recruitment@dittonhr.co.uk with all 3 documents, as she is managing the recruitment for us. Deadline for applications is 9am on Mon 24 June 2019. Interviews will take place in the morning of Tues 2 and Wed 3 July in our Baker Street, London office.

No agencies please.

Independent contractor position - Editor-in-Chief of BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health (BMJ SRH)

BMJ and the FSRH seek an Editor-in-Chief that understands the impact that a high quality scholarly journal can have on improving knowledge and practice in sexual and reproductive health. The successful candidate will recognise the need to engage the journal’s audiences at all levels, develop its print and online content, and extend its reach.

They will establish a vision for the role that continues the momentum created by the current editorial team, advances the journal’s international reputation and profile, and publishes engaging and informed content.

The application should include your CV, a letter explaining your interest in and experience relevant to the post, your views of the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats for the journal (a basic analysis of the journal and its competitors), and an outline of what your editorial policy and vision might be.

Applications should be sent to Miss Lindsey Fountain, Associate Publisher, at lfountain@bmj.com. The deadline is 15 June 2019.

Interviews will be held in central London, UK, or via videoconference. This is an independent contractor position and the term of office is three years. It is
envisaged that the outgoing Editor-in-Chief will gradually hand over responsibility for running the journal from summer 2019, with the successful candidate officially taking up the post from 1st October 2019.

Read the full details about the role. 

View more information about the BMJ SRH.