Change manager

The new legal entity representing the Joint Working of Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and Royal College of Physicians of London is seeking to fill the vacancy of a change manager which reports into the chief operating officer.

This entity will co-create and deliver:

  • the MRCP(UK) Diploma Examinations, the PACES practical examination and Specialty Certificate Examinations (SCE’S)
  • the Joint Royal College of Physicians Training Board (JRCPTB) which is responsible for managing the Colleges’ role in the regulation of specialist training in the UK
  • the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Policy and Diary for Physicians

Working closely with the COO, the change manager will develop and manage the successful re-structure of the new entity, with a focus on the people side of change – primarily on implementing the new organisation structure and job roles.


  • Develop and implement a change management programme to restructure the organisation’s departments and job roles.
  • Identify potential people-side risks and anticipated, and develop specific plans to mitigate or address the concerns.
  • Work with department managers and HR in the formulation of particular plans and activities to support the re-structure.
  • Ensure all organisational change workstream risks, actions, issues and decisions (RAID) are logged and managed appropriately.
  • Support the department managers in mapping users to roles to ensure that they have appropriate access at Go-Live
  • Assignment of individuals to structure and reporting lines (with HR)
  • Validate job design and competency modelling if required (with HR)
  • Recruitment/redeployment/redundancy programmes, where required with support of HR policy
  • Manage the transition of change in the business. Working with operational managers to embed changes within the business. Identifying what changes in processes, procedures and practices are needed to achieve change and deliver the planned benefits.

For a full role description and person specification please click here.

Closing date: 22 April 2018

Interview date: 8 May 2018