Deputy Chair, Global Partnerships Committee

Unpaid, national and potentially international travel required
Closing date: 
01 January 2019
Interview date: 
11 January 2019

The College invites applications from interested anaesthetists for the role of the Deputy Chair of the Global Partnerships Committee (Bernard Johnson Advisor for Global Partnerships).

The College launched its Global Partnerships Strategy in 2016. The key focus of our strategy is to work with health education providers in country to develop high quality anaesthetic training and standards for local doctors and non-physician anaesthetists.  By working with local organisations and institutions, we aim to strengthen international healthcare systems to ensure the long-term stability and access to healthcare for previously excluded groups. 

The role requires a commitment of a minimum of 2 hours per week.


  • To take an active role alongside, and in support of the Chair of the Global Partnerships Committee and the Global Partnerships Manager in delivering the Global Partnerships strategy.
  • To deputise for the Chair of the Global Partnerships Committee as required.
  • To provide advice, guidance and support to trainees, trainers , members and external organisations on all issues relating to global health, overseas placements, training and collaborations.



  • Practising or recently retired consultant and trainer in anaesthesia in the NHS.
  • A fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists.
  • Have previously been a regional or deputy regional advisor, College tutor or programme director or trainer/ supervisor in anaesthesia, intensive care or pain medicine.
  • A thorough knowledge of the current CCT programme in anaesthesia.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to draft and explain complex policy matters for a variety of audiences.
  • Ability and support to attend the College at least once per month and more frequently if the workload requires.


  • A demonstrable knowledge of, experience and interest in global health matters.

How to apply

Please complete the application form and submit this, along with a copy of your CV to Further information is available here.

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