Assessment Manager

Job Title: Assessment Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Reference: 512372
Contact Name: Robyn Titmus
Job Published: July 16, 2020 09:45

Job Description

The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) is a member based organisation that strives to set, maintain and promote high quality professional standards for Rural and Remote Medicine, ensuring that regional and remote communities have access to safe and accessible health care.

Reporting to the General Manager Education Services, the role of Assessment Manager will support the development and delivery of multiple assessment modalities for rural doctors in training and oversee key selection processes for doctors seeking to undertake ACRRM training pathways.

This role has the primary focus of managing the assessments, selection processes and projects to ensure that the functions and practices are delivered in line with the strategic direction of ACRRM. This includes building and sustaining a high performing team, supporting staff to deliver member and community objectives and role modelling the behaviours that underpin a high-performance focused culture.

The core responsibilities include Strategic Partnerships, Operational Excellence and People Management. You will also provide robust, well researched and timely advice and support to the General Manager Education Services.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Providing oversight and management of the team to ensure cross function capability and operational excellence
  • Managing and guiding committees and councils ensuring links between College and education measures
  • Provide management and high-level analysis and reporting on all resource and logistical requirements for selection and assessment delivery
  • Oversight of quality assurance for all publications related to assessment 
  • Managing stakeholder relationships through the provision of professional communication, including the resolution of complaints in order to reach mutually beneficial outcomes.

To be considered you will possess:

  • Experience in the delivery of academic programs, training and assessment (medical sector preferred)
  • Project management including meeting deliverables, reporting on and evaluating complex information
  • High level interpersonal skills, including the ability to manage conflict and communicate effectively to balance the needs of stakeholders
  • Demonstrate sound decision making and work productively under pressure and in an environment of change
  • Collaborate effectively, value differences and build effective teams to bring about the best use of resources to achieve deliverables
  • Respond with flexibility to changing demands and drive continuous improvement
  • A professional and confidential communication style
  • A relevant degree/qualification with at least five years' experience managing a team
  • Experience and understanding of the medical education environment within a rural context, is highly desirable

For a confidential discussion, enquiries can be made to Robyn Titmus, Senior Client Partner on 07 3305 5800. To be considered, please submit your resume and a two page cover letter (Word format) by selecting the “apply now” function. 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this position.
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