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29 Jun 2018

The European Forum for Good Clinical Practice (EFGCP) is a not-for-profit, independent international association located in Brussels, established by and for individuals with a professional involvement in the conduct of biomedical research. Its purpose is to promote good clinical practice and encourage the practice of common, high-quality standards in all stages of biomedical research throughout Europe. The EFGCP does this by promoting contact and partnership between the major disciplines and organisations affected by good clinical practice: pharmaceutical companies; contract research organisations; suppliers of services, systems and equipment; academia; investigators; ethics committees; regulatory authorities; patient organisations; etc. For the past 22 years the EFGCP has provided a high-level meeting place and think tank for ethics and science in European biomedical research.

Main Responsibilities

Coordinating all operations and administration of the association under the supervision of the Board and its Executive Committee.

  • Project Management (content development, administrative & financial management of EFGCP participation in EU-funded projects (IMI, H2020) including preparation of financial audits
  • Management of events (including conferences and workshops from 40 to 150 participants) and training courses – venue finding (Brussels + Europe), contract negotiation, logistics from A to Z, speakers and delegates management, marketing (…)
  • Coordination of Internal Meetings (Board / Executive Committee / Working Parties / Projects)
  • Website & IT (liaison with the webmaster & software providers + update of the EFGCP website)
  • Support to the team
  • Public representation
  • Accounting, VAT issues and legal issues (support to external consultants)
  • Office management

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • Experience in a coordination position and event organisation
  • Experience in public affairs in the EU healthcare sector
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English; French is an asset
  • Knowledge in financial management and bookkeeping & legal rules for associations based in Belgium
  • Very well-organised and caring for details
  • Flexible, positive and service-minded
  • Excellent time management and respect of deadlines
  • Creative and resourceful problem solving abilities
  • Based in the Brussels area

The applicant should have strong self-motivation, interpersonal skills, be multi-tasks oriented, possibly have experience in the healthcare sector and be able to work in a small team environment.


  • Competitive salary package commensurate with experience and qualifications, depending on employment status (freelance or employment contract)
  • Professional and dynamic working environment  at the European scale
  • Autonomy in driving projects and build on outcomes

Position: Full-time (38 hours/week); Freelance (preferred) or Permanent contract


Applications should include an up-to-date curriculum vitae in English, a one-page cover letter in English and be sent BY FRIDAY 29 JUNE 2018 to

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Start date wished: 16 July 2018.

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