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28 Sep 2017

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) is the world’s largest organization of healthcare professionals dedicated to fighting heart disease. It helps more than 90,000 cardiologists from 150 countries expand the boundaries of cardiovascular medicine so people can lead longer, healthier lives.

The ESC publishes a dozen scientific journals, an array of textbooks and the latest clinical practice guidelines. It provides continuing medical education through webinars and classroom courses, and hosts the summit of cardiovascular science each August - ESC Congress - which attracts 31,000 heart specialists and delivers over 4,500 of the latest abstracts.

The ESC is looking for a talented Project Manager for a permanent contract.

The successful candidate will be employed on a permanent basis at the European Heart Agency located in Brussels, in Belgium.

Specific tasks

In your role, you will:       

  • Coordinate and monitor the implementation of the project plan, including a re-granting scheme;
  • Handle the logistics and all procedures of the projects;
  • Managing and supervising the project budget and financial reporting;
  • Coordinate and organise meetings, conferences, trainings and other project-related events, and prepare the necessary materials, including reports, presentations, agendas and minutes;
  • Acts as a liaison between project coordinators and other people involved in the projects;
  • Contribute to the dissemination efforts, for example by identifying relevant practices and drafting web articles;
  • Regular reporting and communication with the donor institution(s).

Profile and experience

  • A degree and/or comparable experience within the areas of project management and administration;
  • Knowledge and/or experience of the funding programmes from different donors, such as EU’s Erasmus+ and Horizon 2020 or private foundations;
  • Experience in event management;
  • A native/ near-native command of English (spoken and written);
  • Good communication skills – written and verbal;
  • Good ICT skills (MS Office, MS project, Google Drive, etc.);
  • Good planning skills and ability to respect deadlines;
  • Coordination and team communication skills;
  • Ability to work individually and in a team.

The following knowledge and/or skills will be taken as advantage

  •     Knowledge of the European institutions and other target audiences related to higher education;
  •     Knowledge of one or more European languages is highly desirable, particularly French;

Contract details

  • Position based in Brussels
  • Permanent contract
  • Remuneration: 40K€ / year (13.92 months)


Please consult for more information on the ESC.
Please send your complete application in English (CV + cover letter) by email only to

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