Calling trainee or ordinary members of the BCS…

Vacancy for Chair, British Cardiovascular Society Digital and IT Committee

Could you be the next Chair of the Digital and IT Committee at a critical point in the BCS’s digital journey? 

Closing date: Extended until 16 June 2023

The British Cardiovascular Society is looking for a motivated engaged cardiovascular professional in training or a consultant role to Chair the Digital and IT Committee (DITC) meetings and help lead the Digital and IT work stream for the society with steer, support and oversight from the VP Digital, Communications and Marketing (VPDCM), Professor Amitava Banerjee.

Reporting to the Vice President (VP) for Digital, Communications and Marketing, the post-holder is responsible for providing leadership to the Digital and IT Committee. The core responsibility is to help lead the Digital and IT work stream for the society with steer, support and oversight from the VP Digital, Communications and Marketing.

This role would suit someone wishing to further develop their profile in UK cardiovascular medicine with a strong digital and IT interest, expertise or background. The role will be pivotal to the future developments and strategy of the society and the project of digital renewal.

Full details of the role and our requirements are set out in the Role Profile.


The position will be for 3 years, renewable for a further three years by mutual agreement. Meetings are carried out virtually on Teams. The post-holder will have to commit the time needed to deliver on the responsibilities as set out in the role description and will chair for meetings of the Digital and IT Committee per year. In addition to the meetings, the post holder may be required to attend occasional Executive or Board meetings, with advanced warning.

Applicants should have the support of their Clinical Director or Clinical Line Manager for the role.

Submission details

Please submit the following to

  • A short CV.
  • A short statement outlining how your skills, experience and expertise meet the requirements of this post as set out in the person specification.
  • Completed Equality monitoring form.
  • Completed Declaration of Interests form.
  • Names and contact details for two referees.

The BCS seeks to improve equality of opportunity, diversity and inclusion throughout all of its activities. The Society seeks to reflect the diverse nature of the profession and wider society. The appointment process to recruit Committee Chairs provides an opportunity to improve the diversity of the BCS leadership and its committee membership. We cannot stress enough how important these appointments are to the Society and would welcome your application.  

Closing date for Applications:  Friday 16 June 2023 

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by Wednesday 21 June 2023 

Interviews will be held shortly after – date tbc.


If you would like an informal discussion about the role please contact