Guidance Editorial Manager

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Location London, Hybrid
Salary £19,478 per annum (£32,463 per annum FTE)
Team Clinical Quality
  • Closing: 11:00am, 13th Feb 2023 GMT

Job Description

Job title:               Guidance Editorial Manager       

Salary range:       £19,478 per annum (£32,463 per annum FTE)

Type of contract: Fixed Term Contract until 30 September 2023
(part-time, 21 hours per week)

Location:             London, Hybrid 

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Guidance Editorial Manager to join our team. This role is based in the Clinical Quality team, part of the RCOG’s Education and Clinical Quality directorate, which works to produce a range of outputs, products and services that champion and facilitate the safe care of women, girls and babies across the UK and globally.


The Guidance Editorial Manager will work with the relevant Committees, the other Guidance Editorial Manager and the Head of Guidance to:

·        Manage the development and production of RCOG guidance to improve women’s health care in line with Strategic Goal 2 of the current RCOG Strategic Plan.

·        Proofread and copyedit successive drafts of guidance documents to ensure they are in the appropriate style and format.

·        Contribute to improving RCOG guidance. 

About you 

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Experience of managing a guideline development process

  • Experience using referencing software

  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills.

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills. 

Our culture and benefits

As a key member of the team, you will be located in our offices in London Bridge. We offer a friendly, values led working culture with an excellent benefits package that includes: 

·        Agile and flexible working

·        25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and office closure from 25 December to 1 January

·        Up to 10% employer pension contribution after probation

·        Enhanced occupational Maternity, Adoption, and Shared Parental leave policies

·        Interest-free bike, season ticket and technology loans after probation

·        Tailored Learning and Development and study leave

·        Affinity staff networks

·        Free lunch (onsite only)

·        Employee Support Service counselling

·        Life Assurance Scheme

·        Lifestyle discounts


For a full list of the benefits we offer, please visit our careers site

How to apply 

·        To apply, please visit our website via the Apply button, to download the full Job Description. 

·        Closing date: 10.00 am on Monday 13 February 2023 

·        If you have any additional questions about the role or how to apply, please contact the People Team on 020 7772 6453 or


We believe that diverse teams will deliver the best outcomes for women's healthcare and we strive to be an inclusive employer. We are therefore looking for candidates whose backgrounds, experience and identity enhance the diversity of our existing team. We are particularly encouraging applications from underrepresented groups at the College such as those from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds and those with a disability. To find out more, please see our Diversity Policy and Equal Opportunities Policy.


We are only accepting applicants with a right to work in the UK; we are unable to sponsor people requiring a work visa.


About us

The RCOG is a professional membership association dedicated to improving women’s health care across the world. We do this by setting standards for clinical practice, providing doctors with training and lifelong learning, and working with partners to advocate for women’s health and health care across their life course. We are a global leader in this specialist area, supporting 16,000 members in the UK and internationally.


We are a values-led organisation placing high standards, innovation, openness, inclusiveness and trust at the centre of all we do.

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Mon 13th Feb 2023


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Mon 13th Feb 2023