Global Health positions

Consultant required for Ministry of Health, Health Workforce and Hospital Assessments in 11 Pacific Island Countries

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) is a Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) accredited, non-government organisation working on health and development programs with partners across Asia and the Pacific. RACS’ Global Health Program focuses on strengthening health systems and building capacity of health work forces to improve the quality and accessibility of surgical treatment and post-operative care.

Expressions of Interest:

To apply for this consultancy, please submit an Expression of Interest providing the following:

  • An estimated costing based on days of work and deliverables aligned to the required time frame.
  • A brief outline of the research methodology you will use to undertake the multi-level capacity assessments.
  • Evidence of a body of work in this field which demonstrates your capability to meet the requirements and deliverables of the consultancy.Please provide 2 examples of written work with your application.
  • Two professional referees that can substantiate your claims and capability to undertake the consultancy.

Expressions of Interest are to be emailed to the Global Health Programs and Operations Manager by COB on the 2 October 2020.

Position description (PDF 127.65KB)

Expression of interest – RACS Community Advisor on Specialty Training Boards

RACS has a number of roles available for Community Advisors on Specialty Training Boards and is calling for applications:  

  • Do you have a demonstrated interest in health and training?
  • Can you represent the interests of the community?
  • Do you understand the demands placed on the surgical profession?

Community Advisors have an important role in keeping community expectations central to decision making. Community Advisors contribute to robust, transparent decision-making that aligns with the College’s mission, vision, values as well as strategic and business plans, while ensuring community and health consumer interests are considered.

Employees and contractors for RACS and associated specialty societies are not eligible to apply.

Shortlisted candidates may be interviewed to ensure they have necessary skills and experience for the position.

Applicants will be required to provide:

  • certified copies of proof of identity
  • information on current commitments, including employment and voluntary duties
  • contact details of two referees.

Specialty Training Boards/Committees usually meet at least three times per annum, face-to-face. 

Appointment is a voluntary position.  RACS will reimburse travel and accommodation expenses for attending face-to-face meetings.   

More information about the Community Advisor role can be found in the position description (PDF 93.48KB). Please submit your expression on interest by completing the application form (PDF 131.83KB)

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