Project Manager Congress & Meetings

Our Company

The European Hematology Association (EHA) is a non-profit organization located in The Hague which serves medical professionals, researchers, and scientists with an active interest in hematology. We are proud to be the largest European-based organization connecting hematologists worldwide to support career development and research, harmonize hematology education, and advocate for hematologists and hematology. EHA is governed by the EHA Board and supported in its activities by various committees. An international team of 30 staff members work in a dynamic, results-driven and open environment and take pride in serving the association in an efficient manner.

For our Congress & Meetings Unit, we are looking for a talented, self-starting, and experienced

Project Manager Congress & Meetings (32-40 hours)

Job description

As Project Manager Congress & Meetings you will be involved in the management, organization and coordination of a number of congresses and meetings in EHA’s broad portfolio. You will plan and execute these educational and scientific meetings from conception to report, including the logistics. You will work in close contact with other departments at EHA either regarding input for the format of meetings /content strategy, the promotion of meetings or fundraising campaigns. Externally, you liaise with experts in the hematology working field who deliver input in the program and you motivate them to activate their networks in order to bring in the latest updates from the field. As the lead on congresses and meetings you are the face of EHA at these (international) meetings.

In your daily activity you will coordinate with other team members and report to the Head of Congress & Meetings.

Your Profile

You have a bachelor’s or master’s degree and at least five years’ experience in international event management. You are a professional with a passion for delivering high quality meetings and logistics. Planning and internal communication are key in your working method. You have experience with event management systems such as registration and abstract submission, and are willing to share best practices.

Result-oriented, decisive and tactful are words to describe you. You act with the organization’s mission and goals at the forefront of your mind. You are detail oriented, without losing the overview and main objectives. You have a natural way of switching between an operational and strategic level.

You are an open and enthusiastic team player who motivates and encourages people to get the best out of themselves. Clarity and open communication are values of paramount importance to you. Your written and oral communication skills in English are excellent.

You feel comfortable in a small, but relatively complex, organization in which flexibility, collective responsibility and a hands-on mentality are essential. You enjoy international travel.

Our offer

A challenging role in an ambitious and growing international organization with a relevant mission. An independent job with an enthusiastic and hardworking team. The annual salary is competitive and is based on knowledge and experience. Secondary employment conditions are attractive and include 30 vacation days, a collective pension plan, 8% holiday allowance, commuting allowance and the possibility to follow courses that contribute to your personal development.

EHA is situated in the center of The Hague, near Central Station, and is easily accessible.

If you are interested in this position, please send your application to by March 2, 2020.

For questions, please contact the EHA Executive Office | +31 (0)70 3020 099