Project Manager Global Educational Events

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 sur-geons, operating room personnel, and scientists in over 100 countries.

AO Trauma is the largest clinical division within the AO Foundation and continues to uphold the long established and successful history of the AO Foundation. AO Trauma provides clear direction and generates and distributes knowledge through research and education programs. The organization educates and facilitates open dialogue to encourage innova-tion, and influences trauma and orthopedic surgery.

We are looking for a highly motivated personality for our office in Davos for the position of


Project Manager Global Educational Events


In this role you will coordinate, control, monitor and communicate business processes and improve performance indicators globally for AO Trauma Educational Events.

In this role you will be required to:

  • Manage and support the global implementation of AO Trauma course planning processes and provide feedback for improvement opportunities.
  • Support the coordination of educational contents and formats globally.
  • Ensure execution of AO Trauma strategic priorities in global course planning.
  • Develop, measure and report key performance indicators (KPIs) regarding global education, with a special focus on global/regional course planning.
  • Coach and instruct local staff/partners in implementing, measuring and improving their course planning and implementation.
  • Support the section head with educational process implementations and process improvements.
  • Act as the AO Trauma contact person across the AO for business processes and performance indicators.

In order to master this challenge, you have:

  • A higher education "Fachausweis" (or equivalent) and/or a bachelor's degree, or at least five years of professional experience in business intelligence or project management
  • Experience with data analysis and reporting (Tableau software and Adobe Creative Suite skills are an asset)
  • Experience in managing projects with a strong information technology (IT) component
  • Familiarity with a cross-cultural/cross-disciplinary working environment
  • Very good communication skills in written and spoken English
  • Proven service orientation and service mentality
  • Goal orientation and motivation, and are 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
  • Working in a highly committed international team
  • Modern infrastructure
  • Employment conditions which match the requirements and offer a high degree of flexibility re working hours and location

If you meet the requirements of this challenging opportunity, please submit your complete online application (motivation letter, curriculum vitae, 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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Petra Schubert
Senior HR Business Partner, AO Foundation

phone: +41 44 200 24 20

Stettbachstrasse 6 8600 Dübendorf

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