Deputy Head of General Practitioners Committee

British Medical Association

Location: London
Salary: 52000
Closing Date: 15 January 2022
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All applicants must be based in the UK and confirm that they are able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.

Job Description

Job Overview

The British Medical Association is looking for a Deputy Head of Committee Secretariat to help lead the work of our General Practitioners Committee (GPC). This is a full time, one year FTC.

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

This will include:

* leading and managing a high performing team to ensure the successful delivery of committee outcomes.

* researching and drafting briefs and reports for committee members

* working with committee members and colleagues across the policy directorate to develop and implement policy as well as providing strategic advice to committees on policy issues within their remit.

To succeed in this role, you will need to:

* grasp new concepts quickly

* possess excellent writing and influencing skills and have experience of providing proje ct support.

* ! ;be able to work flexibly and have the practical aptitude to think quickly and respond to demands in a positive manner.

* knowledge and understanding of the issues facing the medical profession, in particular, GPs is desirable.

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.

If you would like to help the BMA play its part in shaping the future of healthcare, then this role is for you.

Why work for us?

As a BMA employee, you`ll receive:< /p>

* Generous annual leave provision, plus 1 company day and public holidays

* Double matching 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

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 sur! e we are encouraging a diverse mixture of candidates to apply. Thank you very much.


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