BSPED Chair and BSPED Secretary

Lead and shape our Society and the field of paediatric endocrinology, as a member of the BSPED Executive Committee.

Applications are requested for the positions of Chair and Secretary of the BSPED. These vacancies will arise due to the completion of the extended terms of office of Dr Justin Davies and Professor Jo Blair. Successful candidates will join the Executive Committee as Chair-elect and Secretary-elect (non-voting) following the AGM on Thursday 28 November 2019. They will then complete a 3-year term as Chair and Secretary starting from November 2020.

The successful candidates will be elected via an e-vote by members, not a ballot at the AGM.


The roles

In these roles you will attend quarterly Executive Committee meetings (three via teleconference and one face to face on the eve of the BSPED Annual Meeting), where you will make strategic and operational decisions regarding the running of the Society and ensure the content of the AGM accurately reflects the BSPED position and activities. You will also be in regular contact via email to ensure timely decisions are made, supported by the BSPED Office. You will be the figureheads of the Society and the main points of contact for other relevant bodies.

Please view the relevant job description for details of the roles:


BSPED Secretary

If you would like further information or to speak to the incumbent officers who would be happy to tell you about the roles, please contact the BSPED Office.


How to apply

Applicants should send their nomination form (nominated and seconded by BSPED members), CV including photo and a 200 word covering letter supporting their suitability for the position.  All documents should be submitted electronically to the BSPED Office ( by 23:59 BST on 1 September 2019.  The information you supply with this nomination form will be displayed for voters in our e-vote system (photo may be provided at that stage if you do not wish to provide it with the nomination).


Nomination forms: