Head of Committee Secretariat

British Medical Association

  • Location:
    Home Based
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Job Description

Job Overview

The British Medical Association (BMA) is the professional association and trade union for doctors and medical students in the UK. It has a prominent and influential position at the very heart of current debate over the future of healthcare provision. The BMA speaks for doctors at all stages of their careers and is a leading voice on a wide range of professional and political issues affecting medicine and health.

Ensuring that the BMA leads debates on the range of public health, healthcare and workforces’ issues is a critical function of the policy directorate; so too is ensuring that our committees and internal structures work effectively and dynamically.

We are looking to recruit a full time, permanent Head of Committee Secretariat to lead the work of our Consultants Committee.

This will include:

* leading and managing a high performing team to ensure the successful delivery of committee outcomes.
* researching and drafting reports for the committee you work with
* working with members and colleagues across the policy directorate to deve lop and implement policy as well as providin! g strategic advice to committees on policy issues within their remit.

To succeed in this role, you will need:

* to be able to grasp new concepts quickly
* to possess excellent writing and influencing skills and have experience of providing project support.
* to be able to work flexibly and have the practical aptitude to think quickly and respond to demands in a positive manner
* experience of working with committees and a knowledge and understanding of the issues facing the medical profession is desirable.

Why work for us?

As a BMA employee, you`ll receive:

* Generous annual leave provision, plus 1 company day and public holidays
* Double mat ching pension contributions up to 12% of salary
* Season ticket loan (up to £10,000) after completion of probationary period
* Additional flexible benefits.

You may be working remotely initially, but we`ll provide all the support you need. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply through our website. For any queries please email recruitment@bma.org.uk

Diversity & Inclusion Monitoring:

We need your support to make sure our staff come from a variety of backgrounds so we especially welcome applications from disadvantaged communities. Even if you`re not selected, it would be really helpful if you could complete the diversity & inclusion data when you apply for this role, because we can make sure we are encouraging a diverse mixture of candidates to apply. Thank you very much.

If you have a disability we will try our best to make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to this post in the application / interview process due to a disability.