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Commissioning Assistant

Royal Pharmaceutical Society
London (Greater)
£26,000 per annum
Closing date
8 Aug 2022

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Primary care
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Job Details

We have a new opportunity for a Commissioning Assistant to join us at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society. You will be working as part of our Editorial team across multiple publications. As Commissioning Assistant, you will assist in the day-to-day management of externally authored content. With guidance from the Commissioning Editor or senior Writers, you will liaise with content creation stakeholders to ensure the timely and accurate delivery of content and assist quality assurance steps where necessary. You will be able to work toward deadlines, follow procedures, and have the confidence to work with both internal and external stakeholders.

Role requirements:

  • A further educational qualification in physical or life sciences, or other relevant disciplines.
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good IT literacy using standard computing software and the Internet (must have excellent knowledge of Excel and Word).
  • Good research and information gathering skills with the ability to assimilate and disseminate complex information.
  • Meticulous eye for detail and ability to work accurately under pressure.
  • Demonstrable editorial experience in scientific or medical publishing is desirable.

What we offer

  • Employee benefits
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Season ticket loans
  • Ride2Work scheme
  • Free annual flu vaccinations
  • MediCash and Private Medical Insurance
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption leave
  • Learning and development opportunities.

At RPS, we encourage professional growth, and if we can help you achieve your ambitions we will.

How we are currently working

We have a hybrid and flexible working model. While the majority of the role can be done from home, there is an expectation for employees to work from our London office on occasions where there is a need to do so, for example, for training and team days. Employees are also welcomed to work in the office whenever they choose to do so.

Closing date: 8 August 2022

If you would like to learn more about the role, please visit our career page.   


What we do

* We are proud to be the professional body for pharmacists and pharmacy.
* We promote pharmacy to ensure pharmacists are recognised within the NHS and wider society, as the experts in medicine.
* We make sure the voice of the pharmacy profession is heard in the development of healthcare policy.
* We promote the advancement of science, practice and education in pharmacy.
* We provide our members with the support and development they need to fulfil their professional potential.

How we work

We put our members at the heart of everything we do, working collaboratively with stakeholders across the profession to enhance the reputation and develop the role of pharmacy and through this meet the needs of our members.

Find Us
Royal Pharmaceutical Society
020 7735 914
1 Lambeth High Street
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