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. The AO Education Institute supports the AO and its Clinical Divisions to further develop and to transform medical education for our communities. The Faculty Development team develops competency-based faculty training programs which offer a broad range of learning opportunities to support AO faculty members in achieving their educational goals.
We are looking for a highly motivated person for our office in Davos, with possibility of working partly from home, as:
The Senior Project Manager Educational Projects is responsible for the development and further improvement of AO's Faculty Development Programs in close collaboration with the Faculty Development Alignment Group (surgeons) and the Manager Faculty Development. She/he is expected to create innovative new programs, products, and resources that will impact surgical education and training well into the future.
- Manage the development, planning and evaluation of faculty development programs, including: - Facilitating the backward planning process and the needs assessment process together with physicians and educators - Identifying teaching, chairing, and educational leader gaps, competencies, and key learning outcomes; and selecting the appropriate measures for continuous quality improvement - Establishing overall program views considering different modalities and methods for delivery - Setting up of event curricula and faculty syllabi selecting the appropriate learning methods in collaboration with Subject Matter Experts - Creating project plans and budget proposals based on agreed mid-term and yearly planning - Develop Faculty Development activities in collaboration with internal and external production specialists - Coordinate the production of teaching material and faculty support material - Carrying out educational research, including designing and carrying out educational research projects related to the curricula (presentations at conferences, etc.) - Manage communication/information process and content development with/for faculty, including: - Developing and collecting relevant information/content/resources for faculty, chairpersons, leaders and others - Managing the development and sharing of information with key stakeholders - Coordinate further development of information/communication channels - Support other faculty projects, including the developing faculty development/management activities and content outside of the standardized programs
In order to master this challenge, you have:
- Master in Medical/Health Care Education or equivalent; certified education in Continuing Medical Education/Continuing Professional Development preferable - Very good communication skills in written and spoken English - At least 5 years of experience in curriculum development in health care education and working with health care professionals - Project management skills and excellent organizational skills - High adaptability and flexibility, meticulousness, attention to detail and reliability - Good computer skills, MS Office, and readiness to learn and apply new tools - Willingness to travel and to work outside "normal" working hours
- 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, CV, recent photograph, certificates, reference letters, etc) through our online application system. Applications received via other channels will not be considered in the process.