Regional Manager & Manager of Trauma, Spine, CMF, Recon Boards MENA

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 are home to people from all over the world, from different backgrounds, with diverse talents and specialist areas. What binds us together is our passion for excellence, our dedication to our mission of improving patient care, and our understanding that we are stronger together: we are one AO. For more information, visit:

Anstellungsverhältnis:  Permanent
Pensum:  100%
Diese Stelle befindet sich in: 

Zizers, CH

Gewünschtes Erfahrungsniveau:  Experienced professional
Bewerbungsunterlagen werden in folgenden Sprachen entgegengenommen:  Englisch oder Deutsch

Spezifische Anforderungen I

Educational requirements

  • University Master or Bachelor degree in business, science, medicine or similar 

Job experience

  • At least 10 years professional experience managing KOL
  • Minimum 7 years of people management experience or relevant leadership experience
  • Proven experience in driving positive social impact through targeted and effective network development
  • Experience in medical events/course organization would be an advantage

Key skills

  • Proven leadership skills and the ability to manage, motivate and inspire a diverse team
  • Significant professional management experience in a regional function
  • Ability to establish and implement a strategic plan
  • Proficient diplomacy, leadership and communication skills
  • Knowledge of continuing professional development principles and instructional design
  • Strong coaching and facilitations skills    
  • High level of project and program management skills 
  • Good understanding of medical environment and priorities 
  • Good understanding of laws and regulations impacting the activity
  • Strong management and interpersonal skills 

Language skills

  • Fluent written and verbal English, other regional relevant languages are a plus

Hauptaufgaben und KPIs I

Key Responsibilities  

  • Define and implement the regional EE strategy in line with the global strategy 
  • Manage the regional EE team, monitor team activities and progresses, identify / escalate issues, develop solutions - Facilitate smooth and seamless collaboration of the entire delivery team in the region
  • Ensure the appropriate implementation of the operating model in the region based on the Global Education Process (GEP)
  • Monitor and manage regional EE budget and adhere to financial targets
  • Contribute to develop global solutions for the key event delivery systems to foster improvements in the region and ensure efficient use within the delivery team and the whole organization
  • Manage regional key stakeholders such as surgeons acting as course chairs and on boards
  • Ensure compliance with laws and regulations in the region
  • Annual budget planning for the events in the region as part of AOs yearly budgeting cycle 
  • Close collaboration with regional partners including regional DPS leadership in order to foster smooth operations in the region 
  • Plan of educational activities based on ANA (annual needs assessment) on regional level

Clinical Specialty

  • Orchestrating the Regional Board of one or more clinical specialties and country councils ensuring that the ANA process runs efficiently to create accurate results in line with the strategic

Accountable for

  • Regional EE budget 
  • Total number of planned events in the region


  • Head EE
  • Cluster leads 
  • Regional boards 
  • Regional leadership of partners such as DPS, Synbone, etc. 

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.

Datum der Publikation:  06.06.2024