Chief Executive Officer

Location
Dublin, Leinster
Salary
Competitive
Posted
29 January 2019
Closes
11 March 2019
Position / level
Professional
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) is Ireland’s largest postgraduate medical training body; a membership organisation with over 11,000 trainees, members, fellows and licentiates working at home and abroad. Accredited by the Medical Council, its mission is ‘to train, educate and continuously develop doctors for current and future world health needs.’ RCPI plays a pivotal role in raising standards of healthcare and shaping public health in Ireland. The College also has a national advisory role in relation to healthcare and interacts regularly with a number of bodies including the Medical Council, Department of Health, the Health Service Executive and the Health Information & Quality Authority. Part funded by the HSE, RCPI has an operating budget of €18m in 2019.

The College offers the postgraduate membership of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (MRCPI) qualification and also conducts examinations at overseas centres (Australia, India, Malaysia, Oman, Saudi Arabia and UAE). Members and Fellows of RCPI are a committed group of physicians operating at the forefront of medicine in Ireland and internationally.

RCPI wishes to appoint a Chief Executive (CEO) who will:

  • increase its national presence
  • improve its global influence
  • champion training for doctors
  • engage with the membership
  • work with government, the public and the health sector to contribute to the development of healthcare policy
  • develop and nurture relationships with a broad range of partners and stakeholders
  • lead and manage the development and delivery of a coherent strategy
  • oversee all RCPI functions at both an operational and strategic level.

The Chief Executive will be entrepreneurial, providing a positive force for change and encouraging innovation, growth and development at all levels in the organisation to ensure that the organisation is fit for purpose in an evolving environment. The ideal candidate will be an exceptional communicator, an innovative, tenacious and experienced manager with a track record of change management and leadership. The ability to build and nurture strategic relationships both internally and externally as well as an understanding of training and/or education environments will be key requirements for this role.

This is a senior leadership role offering an appropriately qualified candidate an opportunity to contribute to the development of the Irish healthcare system and contribute to change for future generations.

Candidates should email ie.recruitment.rcpi@ie.pwc.com enclosing curriculum vitae and personal statement outlining how they meet the requirements. For further information, please contact Ellen Roche Director, Executive Search, PwC on +353 1 792 6703 or Michele Stokes, Manager, Executive Search on +353 1 792 5538 at PwC, One Spencer Dock, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1.

The closing date for applications is 11 March 2019.

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