Project Manager Clinical Data

The AO is a medically-guided, not-for-profit organization, a global network of surgeons, and the world's leading education, innovation, and research organization specializing in the surgical treatment of trauma and musculoskeletal disorders. We have a global network of more than 460,000 health care professionals in 160 countries. Each year we offer 800 educational events around the world, supported by over 7,000 faculty members and attended by over 98,000 participants. We have over 18,000 surgeon members working in the fields of trauma, spine, craniomaxillofacial, veterinary, and reconstructive surgery. For more information, visit:

In close collaboration with trusted industrial partner, universities and in-house institutes, the AO Foundation constantly develops new operation techniques, implant, instruments and clinical solutions under the medical guidance of independent surgeons. The AO is the leading innovator in the surgical treatment of bone fractures and disorders. Innovation at the AO goes from bench to bedside, including basic research and innovation, product development, and clinical validation. The AO Innovation Translation Center (AO ITC) streamlines and drives innovation projects. As part of the AO ITC, together with Clinical Science, Clinical Operations is the AO's clinical research provider. With about 30 clinical research specialists (project managers, clinical research associates, study assistances, image research associates, medical advisers, medical statisticians, data mangers, medical writers and quality and vendor managers) we produce clinical evidence by the planning and execution of international clinical studies that is highly relevant to current trauma and orthopedics practices for better patient care.

Employment Type:  Permanent
Part-time percentage:  100%
This position is located in: 

Zizers, CH

Experience level:  Experienced professional
Please send us your application documents in:  English

In this role you are required to:

Conducting all tasks regarding clinical data management within AO ITC, such as:

•    Set up and validation of clinical studies in the field of trauma and orthopedics in electronic data capture systems according to AO ITC SOPs and guidelines
•    Set up and implementation of Data Management Plans (DMP) and Data Validation Plans (DVP)
•    Support and supervision of data cleaning and data clarification activities
•    Data base user management for clinical research project
•    Supporting the Senior Project Manager Clinical Data in the management and maintenance of AO ITC case report form template library
•    Supporting the Senior Project Manager Clinical Data in maintaining and further development of AO ITC Quality Management System in regard to all clinical data management activities

To master this challenge you have:

•    IT background or any equivalent education in data management / data base development
•    basic level of medical knowledge of advantage
•    Experience with electronic data capture systems in the field of medical clinical research
•    proficient knowledge of MS Office work package, especially MS Excel
•    strong organizational and follow-up skills
•    attention to details and reliability
•    ability to work both independently and in a team
•    flexibility and customer-oriented mindset
•    strong written and oral communication in English, in German of advantage but no must

We offer

  • An interesting and varied job in an exciting and innovative organization
  • The opportunity to be part of a highly committed international team
  • Modern infrastructure
  • Employment conditions which match the requirements and offer a high degree of flexibility regarding 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.

Date of publication:  Nov 20, 2022