Physicists, engineers and technologists play vital roles in delivering our healthcare. The Institute of Physics & Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) is the professional body for this workforce. With nearly 5,000 members from healthcare, academia, and industry, IPEM now wishes to inspire passion to advance science and engineering in medicine for public benefit.
With the forthcoming retirement of our current CEO, IPEM now wishes to appoint a successor. A challenging and exciting opportunity, the successful candidate will need to deliver on the charitable objectives of the Institute by engaging the membership. The ability to listen and respond to all IPEM’s stakeholders will be essential, meeting the evolving requirements of the Institute which has the potential to grow nationally and internationally. Whether through our work in education, publications, meetings and bursaries, the Institute is ambitious for its future; encouraging the advancement of knowledge, setting and influencing standards and best practice, education, training and continuing professional development to develop and grow expertise.
An inspirational leader, you will easily demonstrate your skills in building unifying, effective working relationships with members and beyond. You will bring with you a successful track record of strategic leadership, leading on change and making plans an operational reality. Enabling IPEM to build upon its success, you will ensure the Institute is a responsive, progressive professional membership body; raising its profile. Entrepreneurial by nature, you will manage a broad portfolio of responsibilities; using your commercial acumen to help identify new and innovative opportunities for growth.
Please find below some more information on IPEM and the role; we look forward to hearing from you.
Physicists, engineers, and technologists play vital roles in delivering our healthcare. IPEM is the professional organisation that represents this workforce. We are a charity with nearly 5,000 members from healthcare, academia, and industry.
Members work in radiotherapy, nuclear medicine, imaging, medical equipment management, medical equipment maintenance, biomedical engineering, physiological measurement as well as research and development. Members are therefore aiding diagnosis and therapy to optimise patient outcomes, ensuring that medical equipment is functional and safe and in addition leading innovation to improve healthcare technology for tomorrow’s patients.
IPEM’s mission is:
We are an organisation that inspires passion to promote science and engineering in medicine for the public benefit. To achieve this, we work collaboratively, within our own profession and with other health care professionals, welcoming diversity and innovation as positive energies for change. We conduct ourselves in an open, objective and principled manner to engender trust and respect from the public and those we wish to influence, to amplify our impact and ability to deliver our strategic objectives.
IPEM’s current strategic objectives are to:
We are an organisation that inspires passion to promote science and engineering in medicine for public benefit. To achieve this we will work collaboratively, together and with others, welcoming diversity and innovation as positive energies for change. We will conduct ourselves in an open, objective and principled manner to engender trust and respect from the public and those we wish to influence, to amplify our impact and ability to deliver our strategic objectives.
IPEM delivers public benefit through:
The principal beneficiaries of IPEM’s work are patients, whose diagnosis and treatment is undertaken at the highest standards of safety and quality, who benefit from innovation because of the work of our members.
This may be through membership of multi-disciplinary team in hospitals, use the Institute’s Reports, standards, and guidance or through contribution to the wider system of academic research or industrial development supported by IPEM’s training, education, Continuous Professional Development, publishing activities, mentoring, Fellowship, innovation awards programme, scientific meetings, or professional networking activities.
Job title: Chief Executive Officer
Responsible to: Board of Trustees
Accountable to: President of IPEM
Responsible for (direct reports): Head of Operations and Finance (HOOF), Communications and Development Manager, External Relations Manager, Membership and Training Manager, Workforce Intelligence Manager, and Executive Assistant.
Reporting to the President of IPEM and Board of Trustees, the Chief Executive is responsible for delivering IPEM’s remit as a charitable body, a professional body and a learned society; as well developing and growing the charity both in terms of its impact and financial strengths.
The principal tasks of the role encompass strategic leadership, governance, development and growth, as well as operational management with a key focus on:
Development and Growth
Knowledge and Understanding
*(D) – Desirable
Anderson Quigley is acting as an advisor to IPEM. An executive search process is being carried out by Anderson Quigley in addition to the public advertisement.
Should you wish to discuss the role in strict confidence, please contact our advising consultant at Anderson Quigley: Helene Usherwood on firstname.lastname@example.org or +44(0)7719 322 669 or Elyse Turner Pearce on email@example.com or +44(0)7808 648 559.
The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 26th July 2019.
Applications should consist of:
Completed applications should be uploaded at www.andersonquigley.com/candidates using the reference AQ545
|Closing date:||Noon on Friday 26th July 2019|
|Preliminary interviews with AQ:||w/c 5th and 12th August 2019|
|Final Panel Interviews with IPEM:||Monday 2nd September, York|