Project Coordinator Research AO Network Clinical Research

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 Operations, Clinical Science is the AO's clinical research provider. With about 30 clinical research specialists (project managers, clinical research associates, study assistances, image research associates, medical advisors, biostatisticians, data managers, medical writers and quality and vendor managers) we produce clinical evidence by 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: 

Davos Platz, CH

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

In this role you are required to

  • Provide general administrative support for AO Network Clinical Research's research activities
  • Manage and track AO Network Clinical Research's research outcomes (e.g., publications, awards), by entering data in a publication database such as EndNote and Converis
  • Maintain a central list of AO Network Clinical Research's study group members and metrics
  • Create research outcomes and membership reports and assist with analytics
  • Assist with open calls for AO research grants and awards
  • Maintain and update AO Network Clinical Research contracts and agreements in a contract database
  • Organize business meetings (e.g., transportation, accommodation, catering) for AO Network Clinical Research's study groups, comprising of surgeons and researchers from around the world

To master this challenge, you have

  • A Bachelor's degree in a relevant life sciences discipline or at least 3 years of experience in project work/office administration

  • The ability to work both independently and in a team

  • An accurate and reliable, proactive, structured and detail-oriented way of working and a good stress tolerance

  • Good communication skills on different levels and fluent oral communication skills in English

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 26, 2022