Saturday, 10 January 2015

Because of the expansion of her online educational activities the EAU is in search for ... European Association of Urology (EAU) - Arnhem — AcademicTransfer

Because of the expansion of her online educational activities the EAU is in search for ... European Association of Urology (EAU) - Arnhem — AcademicTransfer

Job description

This vacancy has been published via SciencePlatform, launched by NRC Carrière and AcademicTransfer.

Job objectives:

Project Manager Online Education is responsible for developing and
implementing projects regarding online education, to provide
high-quality Continuing Medical Education to urologists across Europe.
The Project Manager has an in-depth understanding of e-learning
processes and is expected to take initiative and apply the current
trends in the field of online education. The Project Manager is able to
contribute to the content development of EAU’s e-learning projects for
the European School of Urology (ESU) and, in partnership with
stakeholders from industry, for Education & Innovation. The Project
Manager also recognizes opportunities to develop and implement new
educational projects and tools. In all projects the Project Manager
ensures compliance with scientific integrity, educational value,
strategic communication and stakeholders interests.

Result areas:

  • Responsible for educational projects (online) from conception to completion, including:

    • Initiating ideas for new educational projects 
    • Establishing project budget, timelines and communication strategy 
    • Writing detailed project proposals 
    • Negotiating with external companies regarding funding and/or course development 
    • Liaising with faculty and internal or external project team members 
    • Communication with all stakeholders
    • Results measurement and evaluation of a project 
  • Maintenance of online courses and the learning management system 
  • Support of online learners and of faculty deploying blended learning activities 
  • Analysis and evaluation of online education programmes 
  • Gathering information on trends and developments in online education and in CME 
  • Presenting project plans, progress reports and evaluations to EAU boards/committees 
  • Linking different EAU online projects in the field of e-learning


  • HBO/WO (college diploma or university degree) level of education in Educational Science
  • Experience
    in medical and life science education with experience in (online)
    education and/or at least 3 years of experience in a similar position
  • 3-5
    Years of experience in an (online) adult students educational
    environment In-depth understanding of course design and recognized
    e-learning standards
  • Strong project management skills
  • Good knowledge of medical terminology
  • Familiarity with CME, accreditation and/or scientific publication standards
  • Familiarity with IT processes regarding e-learning: authoring tools and learning management systems
  • Experience with project acquisition and research (feasibility)
  • Excellent writing and speaking skills in English, including instructional, facilitation and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications especially Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Preferably experience with Lectora
  • Teamplayer that understands stakeholder’s interests
  • Analytical
    thinking, convincing ability, accuracy, quality and result orientated,
    helicopterview and drive are some of the main competences for this
  • You live near Arnhem (max. 60 km), The Netherlands

Conditions of employment

Within the organization, ample opportunities exist for personal and professional growth.

this very interesting position in an informal and international working
environment, a year contract with an attractive salary package
including 80% employer pension contribution and collective insurance is
Contract type:


1 year contract.


European Association of Urology (EAU)

European Association of Urology is a scientific urological association
with currently well over 14,000 members. Members are medical
professionals working in the urological field or related
medical specialties. As an organization, the EAU offer an extensive
package of scientific products and services to science, education and
research to their members. The logistics related to these activities
are concentrated in Arnhem, The Netherlands.


Online Education department

EAU provides all kinds of education for urologists, via the European
School of Urology (ESU) e.g. by organising courses in different
countries but also online through her Online Education department. This
department consists of two Project Managers and one Project Assistant.

Additional information

For more information please contact Drs. Maurice Schlief, Executive Manager Business Affairs, T 026 - 3890680.

Please note that the EAU has no interest in recruiting via an agency.

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