Program Manager – 11 Month Assignment

As a national, non-profit organization, the Royal College speaks for more than 50,000 medical and

surgical specialists and resident affiliates. The mission of the Royal College is to serve patients, diverse

populations and our Fellows by setting the standards in specialty medical education and lifelong learning,

and by advancing professional practice and health care. The Royal College offers a stimulating and

professional work environment.

Program Manager

11-month Assignment (with a start date of June 2021)

Under the direction of the manager, Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) Accreditation Development,

you will lead the development, project management, implementation and evaluation of residency

education accreditation. Working closely with experienced colleagues and a variety of both internal and

external stakeholders, you will collaborate to establish priorities and propose solutions to keep multiple

initiatives moving forward.

The Opportunity

Are you passionate about and experienced in accreditation program development? Do you thrive in a

fast-paced environment where you work with a high degree of autonomy? If yes, we have an exciting new

opportunity for you.

Here’s an insight into your typical day to day:

  • You will develop workplans, monitor project timelines, identify emerging priorities and support

your colleagues in developing materials to meet the needs of a wide variety of stakeholders.

  • You will act as a conduit between the Educational Standards Unit (ESU) and key groups, including

Royal College International (RCI) and external partner organizations, to ensure the successful

delivery of a robust program of review and accreditation for residency education.

  • You will create project plans, briefing notes and reports, and deliver presentations to a broad

array of audiences including committees and leadership groups.

  • You will guide and participate in the operationalization of an ever-evolving program of

accreditation, including defining outcomes and developing change management resources.

Does this sound like you?

  • Level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Graduate University Degree in, Public

Administration, Humanities, Health Administration, International Development,

  • Minimum of five years of directly-related experience in program development, support and


  • Knowledge of and experience in developing and monitoring a multi-year work plan as well as

operationalizing relevant policies and processes,

  • Demonstrated level of tact and discretion in dealing with partners, staff and stakeholders, in both

national and international contexts,

  • Aptitude to coordinate and contribute to evaluation, briefs and correspondence,
  • Ability to conduct needs assessments and analyze trends,
  • Advanced level of comfort and confidence in delivering oral presentations and presenting findings,
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, and ability to work across multiple online collaboration

(e.g. DropBox, SharePoint) and video conferencing software (e.g. Zoom, Webex, Teams),

  • Experience in an international context is an asset,
  • Ability to write and speak in French and/or another language spoken in the Royal College’s main

regions of activity (e.g. Mandarin, Arabic, Spanish) is an asset.

How to get noticed?

Please forward your résumé, covering letter and salary expectations by June 7, 2021 to

[email protected] To ensure the hiring committee reviews your application, quote posting JD121-

0901, last name, first name in the email subject line.

We welcome applications from those with a demonstrated commitment to upholding the values of

equity, diversity, and inclusion.

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest; however, we will only contact those under

consideration. An eligibility list may be established for similar positions of various tenures. The list will be

retained for a maximum period of 18 months.

We are dedicated as an organization to adhere to public health guidelines in support of our employees

and their families. As such, we have recently extended our remote work arrangements for most of our

teams. This position would permit remote work from Ontario or Quebec. Should public health

restrictions be lifted, you may need to travel to Ottawa, Ontario for select meetings. Flexibility is key in

our new world.

Royal College is committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion in its learning, work

environments and in its operations. We encourage applications from traditionally marginalized groups.

We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities as outlined in the Ontario Human

Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA 2005) and its related

Accessibility Standards Regulations. To meet this obligation, the Royal College will make appropriate

accommodations available. As required, please inform People Services of the nature of any

accommodation(s) that you may require to ensure your equal participation.

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Starting salary ranges from $77,836.00 to $87,566.00

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