Education Project Manager AOVET

AO Foundation

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The AO Foundation is a medically-guided, non-profit organization led by an international group of surgeons specialized in the treatment of trauma, and disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Founded in 1958 by 13 visionary surgeons, AO today fosters one of the most extensive networks of more than 16,000 surgeons, operating-room personnel, and scientists in more than 100 countries.

We are looking for a highly motivated personality with a workplace at the Tierspital Universität Zürich as:

Education Project Manager AOVET

In this function you will:

  • Plan, manage and oversee AOVET educational activities in your area of responsibility
  • Manage the annual education budget
  • Proactively identify budget variances and implement contingency measures
  • Manage the International Education Commission meetings and projects
  • Manage sponsorship relations
  • Drive the successful promotion of education activities
  • Create, maintain and distribute AOVET educational guidelines
  • Support the development of educational tools and resources
  • Actively communicate with the network
  • Foster and maintain good relationships with faculty

To meet the job requirements you preferably have a Bachelor or Master's degree or at least three years professional experience in similar positions, especially in a scientific/medical environment or specific further professional training. The job demands that you have excellent written and verbal English communication skills. In addition to that you are familiar with a cross-cultural/cross-discipline working environment. You have a proven service orientation and service mentality as well as proven project planning and management and excellent organizational skills. Furthermore you have the ability to develop and manage programs and event budgets. You are a motivated and energetic self-starter with excellent relationship building skills. To round your profile off you are an executor with ability to progress multiple projects in parallel.

We offer an interesting and varied job with high-value terms of employment in an exciting and innovative organization with modern infrastructure and an engaged, international team.

If you feel you meet the requirements of this challenging opportunity please send your complete dossier (motivation letter, CV, reference letters, certificates) with photo to: