Nominations for Election to the Board of Therapeutic Guidelines Limited are sought

The constitution of Therapeutic Guidelines Limited stipulates that the Board shall comprise nine Directors.

Directors hold office for three-year terms. The terms of two Directors’ positions will need to be filled at the 2022 Annual General Meeting and nominations for these positions are sought.

If you wish to be a candidate for one of these positions, nominations must be in writing on the Therapeutic Guidelines nomination form (enclosed) and signed by two members who are entitled to vote at the Annual General Meeting.

A list of the competencies that are considered to be critical and useful for Directors is enclosed.

Completed nomination forms must be accompanied by:

  • a consent to act as a director (enclosed),
  • a curriculum vitae (not more than two A4 pages in length),
  • the names of two referees, and
  • a letter from the nominee (not more than 500 words) explaining how s/he meets the identified required skills/competencies and how s/he expects to be able to contribute to the Board.

Click here for nomination forms and further information.

Nominations for election to the Board must be completed in accordance with TGL’s nomination process by 6 April 2022 and delivered to:

Company Secretary
Therapeutic Guidelines Limited
473 Victoria Street
West Melbourne, Victoria, 3003
Email: lrussell@tg.org.au

For further information email Leanne Russell, Company Secretary, at lrussell@tg.org.au

Closing date: 6 April 2022

Job Vacancy – Sales Assistant

Therapeutic Guidelines Limited (TGL) publishes clinical advice for healthcare professionals in a point-of-care digital product, Therapeutic Guidelines. TGL’s aim is to promote the quality use of medicines, and it does this by bringing together clinical experts from around Australia to engage in the creation and review of content. Therapeutic Guidelines is widely considered to provide an unsurpassed source of best practice therapeutic information.

TGL was founded by leading members of the healthcare community over 40 years ago. As an independent, not-for-profit organisation, it is entirely funded by subscribers. Further information is provided at www.tg.org.au.

We currently have a one-year contract role available for a Sales Assistant (with the possibility of becoming a permanent full-time role).

The Sales Assistant is responsible for providing administrative and sales support to our Sales and Marketing team. If you have a positive and proactive attitude, believe in high quality customer service and thrive in a fast paced environment, this is the position for you!

Responsibilities

Reporting to the National Business Development Manager, the Sales Assistant will be responsible for front-line sales and customer support. You will contribute to the establishment and maintenance of sound administrative processes, data analysis and research to assist in the continuing development of an informed sales strategy.

Day to day you will:

  • Support the sales and renewals processes
  • Manage incoming customer enquiries
  • Prepare sales and usage data for reporting, forecasting, planning and ensuring customer satisfaction
  • Contribute to the preparation of sales proposals and quotes
  • On-board new customers
  • Assist with preparation of sales plan – including research into new markets and prospects

Skills and attributes

  • Customer focused and committed to providing a high level of service
  • Sales skills and commercial acumen
  • Collaborative with good initiative and team spirit
  • High degree of proficiency in Microsoft Excel in particular and Microsoft Office software in general
  • Attention to detail
  • Organised and efficient with excellent time management skills
  • Proactive with excellent problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to conduct research and prepare reports
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

A qualification in business or relevant area is required. Experience working in sales, account management or business development is preferred. A knowledge of publishing and the provision of licenced information to the healthcare market is also desirable. Experience in a phone based sales environment will be viewed favourably. A position description is available here.

Benefits

Therapeutic Guidelines is based in West Melbourne, moving into a new office shortly. We have a very motivated team and enjoy a social and flexible working environment. An attractive remuneration package is offered, including rostered days off, and access to salary packaging.

Here’s a chance to do something different and make an impact on the quality use of medicines in Australia – come and join us!

Does this sound like you?

Apply for the position by emailing your CV and cover letter to:

Katherine Jones, National Business Development Manager: kjones@tg.org.au

Expressions of Interest

We welcome expressions of interest to become involved in the community behind Therapeutic Guidelines. If you are interested, please send your resume and a cover letter explaining your interest to admin@tg.org.au.

Expert Group Member 

Experts Group Members work with an Editor to develop and review topics in a particular therapy area. An Expert Group is usually composed of approximately 14 people, including a Chair, an Editor, experts in relevant medical specialties, general practitioners, paediatricians, pharmacists and allied health professionals from around Australia.

Evaluation Network Member

The Evaluation Network includes users of Therapeutic Guidelines, from medical and pharmacy students to experienced healthcare professionals. Members of the Evaluation Network provide feedback to the Editorial Team at regular intervals that informs project planning and topic revision.

Editor

Editors work with an Expert Group to update clinical advice in line with the latest evidence. Each editor is responsible for leading the review of a clinical guideline and requires strong communication and project management skills. Editors have a graduate qualification in pharmacy, pharmacology or medicine, and a minimum of 3 years post-graduate clinical experience. Qualifications or experience in editing, writing, or publishing are desirable, but not essential.