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Looking to join an enthusiastic good-humoured team with strong societal values? Do you want to help us grow and have impact?

At Digestive Cancer Europe we work to help digestive cancer patients across the continent by improving their quality of life. We’re also busy helping to save lives by building awareness of these cancers – their risk factors, how to prevent them, symptoms and when you need to get tested. Our main points of outreach, collaboration and partnerships include our Member Organisations, patients and the general public in their countries as well as policy makers, researchers, industry and healthcare professionals.

Medical & Scientific Project Coordinator

We are looking for a Medical and Scientific Project Coordinator to assist us with EU-funded and other projects with solid medical and scientific content in the area of digestive cancers.

Title: Medical & Scientific Project Coordinator

Location: Remote (Europe) or Brussels (hybrid)

Employment type: 60% or more, freelance status preferred

Reports to: CEO, Digestive Cancers Europe

Starting date: 8 January 2024

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the execution of DiCE’s responsibilities within EU-funded and other projects with strong medical and scientific content (preparing deliverables, organising workshops, etc.)
  • Managing communication and dissemination activities as well as social media within designated projects
  • Draft and finalise reports, factsheets and other content for diverse types of audiences, such as the general public, patients and healthcare professionals
  • Organise, attend and participate in stakeholder meetings
  • Document and follow up on necessary actions and decisions from meetings
  • Coordinate international projects in collaboration with experts and national associations
  • Participate in team meetings and contribute to the growth and development of the organisation
  • Contribute to the development of new project proposals in the area of digestive cancers

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in biomedical sciences, biology, pharmacy, or related
  • Minimum three years of experience
  • Scientific and/or medical writing and editing
  • Research, analyse, review and present scientific and/or medical-related information accurately, adapting content to the audience’s needs
  • Able to take initiative and present new ideas
  • Communication with diverse stakeholders and building strong and productive working relationships
  • Managing simultaneously diverse projects
  • Attention to detail
  • Highly organised
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexibility and ability to work remotely and effectively both independently and as part of an international team
  • Native level of English language and preferably another European language
  • Excellent use of Office tools
  • Have a compassionate, human vision of life and interest in improving the lives of cancer patients and carers

Desirable

  • Experience in writing healthcare professional information
  • Experience in working in the areas of health and/or cancer
  • Experience in working in a patient organisation
  • Experience in working with healthcare professionals

What we offer

  • An enthusiastic working environment with strong societal values. Each team member is encouraged to take responsibility and make decisions. We firmly believe in providing the necessary challenges and opportunities for personal growth and skill development
  • A three-year contract, starting with 23 hours/week, with the possibility to increase hours
  • A competitive salary commensurate with your relevant experience
  • The possibility to help grow the organisation and its impact

How to apply

 Please send your CV outlining your experience with a short cover letter to ghislaine@digestivecancers.eu

Schedule of interviews

  • Deadline to apply: 3 November
  • Interviews: weeks of 13 & 20 November

Digestive Cancers Europe

Digestive Cancers Europe (DiCE) is a European non-profit umbrella organisation of nearly 40 national Member Organisations across Europe representing patients with digestive cancers – colorectal, gastric, liver, oesophageal, pancreatic, and rare digestive cancers. DiCE is committed to advancing the diagnosis and medical treatment, advocating high standards in clinical practice, education, and research, and supporting patient care for a better quality of life. DiCE’s vision is to see fewer people in Europe suffering from digestive cancers.

Our organisation is based in Brussels and functions as a virtual organisation across Europe. For further information, please explore our website http://digestivecancers.eu

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