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Project Manager Global Education Events (80%)

AO Foundation


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Project Manager Global Education Events (80%)

The AO is a medically guided, not-for-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, the AO fosters one of the most extensive networks of over 215,000 surgeons, operating room personnel, and scientists in over 100 countries.

AO Global Networks comprises our clinical specialties of trauma, spine, craniomaxillofacial, veterinary and reconstructive surgery, facilitating the effective sharing of functional best practice and expertise across our clinical areas. We develop world-leading experts through our best-in-class educational events and state-of-the-art research, enabling us to respond to changing clinical needs and improve patient outcomes.

For our headquarter in Davos, Switzerland, we are looking for a highly motivated person for the position of

Project Manager Global Education Events (80%)

In this role you will be responsible for the AO Foundation's cross-regional educational events such as the annual AO Foundation Davos Courses and global webinars and webcasts.

The areas of responsibility will include

  • Planning and organizing courses and events as assigned
  • Managing the organization of the assigned courses and scientific side events
  • Managing the development of the scientific programs
  • Coordinating with course Chairpersons to organize the scientific program of the assigned courses
  • Identifying faculty with Chairpersons and preparing faculty
  • Cooperating with staff responsible for educational commissions, Global Event Services (GES) team and 3rd party supplier
  • Managing the budgets
  • Managing all branding and communication issues to ensure ideal recognition and attention
  • Coordinating participant invitations and registrations together with the GES team
  • Managing all faculty concerns (invitations, travel, reimbursements, etc.)
  • Coordinating with faculty the scientific material to be presented (PowerPoint slides and other accompanying materials)
  • Coordinating with IT specialist the IT setup for all events
  • Managing the post-event evaluations of each webinar and webcast

In order to master this challenge, you have

  • Higher Education / Bachelor degree with at least three years professional experience in project work
  • Familiarity with a cross-cultural/cross-discipline working environment
  • Good communication skills in written and spoken English
  • A goal oriented and proven service orientation mentality
  • Motivation and drive to be an energetic self-starter with the ability to work in culturally diverse teams

We offer

  • An interesting and varied job in an exciting and innovative organization
  • High-value terms of employment
  • The opportunity to be part of a highly committed international team
  • Modern infrastructure
  • Employment conditions which match the requirements and offer a high degree of flexibility regarding working hours and location

If you meet the requirements of this challenging opportunity, please submit your complete online application (motivation letter, CV, recent photograph, certificates, reference letters, etc) through our online application system. Applications received via other channels will not be considered in the process.]]>

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