The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) is a Fellowship-based, non-profit organisation in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand. RACS supports the ongoing development, maintenance of expertise and lifelong learning that accompanies the surgical practice of more than 8,300 surgeons and 1,300 surgical trainees and Specialist International Medical Graduates.
RACS’ vision is that safe surgical and anaesthetic care is available and accessible to everyone. Through partnerships with Southeast Asia and Pacific neighbours, RACS Global Health (GH) provides specialist medical education, training, capacity development and medical aid to 15 countries in the Asia-Pacific region and aims to support the local health care systems to develop so they can provide quality medical services into the future. The GH Scholarships and Grants team are the international arm of the wider RACS Scholarships Program.
The purpose of hiring the services of the Consultant is to develop a Global Health Scholarship and Grant Manual (Manual) inclusive of operational procedures to be used by RACS GH staff managing the portfolio. This document aims to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness, and contribute towards appropriate internal controls, transparency, and accountability to GH Scholarship program participants, donors, and stakeholders.
ABOUT THE ROLE
The Consultant will work closely with the GH Scholarships Coordinator to design and develop a Manual that improves the current processes.
The key tasks are to:
1. Perform a desk review of all RACS scholarship and grants policies, procedures, and protocols.
2. Map out the Manual contents.
3. Deliver a Manual incorporating all aspects of scholarship operations.
• Relevant Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in relevant field.
• At least five (5) years of progressive experience within the scholarship and grant or international development environment.
• Experience in working in an international development sector. Previous work experience in similar assignments with I/NGOs and/or UN will be given preference.
• Good understanding of scholarship programs and applying for training visas in the health sector.
Please see the Working at RACS webpage for Terms of Reference and a full list of application criteria.
To submit your application, please contact [email protected]
For any enquiries, please contact [email protected] using the subject line: ‘RACS Global Health Scholarships Manual Consultant enquiry via ACFID’.