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11 Apr 2018

Full-Time Examinations Coordinator

ESA – European Society of Anaesthesiology – Posted by admin Brussel, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, Belgium


Job Description

Examinations Coordinator

The European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA) is the European Regional Section of the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA) and comprises of individual and national society members. The ESA promotes the exchange of information between European anaesthesiologists and focuses on the distribution of useful and qualitative information with regard to anaesthesiology amongst its members. By encouraging education, research and scientific progress, the ESA aims to raise the standards and to improve safety and quality of patient care. ESA works to facilitate and harmonise the activities of national and international societies of anaesthesiologists in Europe.

Furthermore, the ESA organises the European Anaesthesiology Congresses, Euroanaesthesia and the Focus Meeting on Perioperative Medicine, presenting a comprehensive scientific programme consisting of refresher course lectures, symposia and workshops, as well as the presentation and discussion of the latest research. Members and non-members from more than 80 countries from around the world attend these meetings.

To strengthen its Education and Examinations Team, we are currently looking for a m/f EXAMINATIONS COÖRDINATOR with excellent organisational, communication and social skills.

Job description

  • You organise the European Diploma in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care (EDAIC) Part I examination as well as the In-Training Assessment, organised in over 70 examination centres around the world yearly. You coordinate all organisational, administrative and logistical aspects of these examinations. The EDAIC Part I examination has a mandatory status for the anaesthetic specialty in several countries;
  • You organise around 3 EDAIC Part II examinations per year which require travelling by plane over weekends. You coordinate all organisational, administrative and logistical aspects of these examinations;
  • You contribute to other educational projects when required;
  • You help with the onsite organisation of the Euroanaesthesia congress and its ceremonies;
  • You liaise with the Registration & Member Service Team and the IT Team for the preparation and follow-up of examination registrations;
  • You liaise with candidates, suppliers, National Societies of Anaesthesiology and with volunteers such as members of the Committees, EDAIC Hosts and EDAIC Examiners;
  • You work closely with Examinations Committees, attending their meetings and assisting with the implementation of their decisions and policies;
  • You take care of various organisational and administrative tasks such as taking meeting minutes, checking examination data, drafting reports, helping with the design of the online registration forms, updating procedures and policies, promoting the EDAIC etc.;
  • You report to the Education & Examinations Manager.


  • You hold a higher degree and you have preferably a first experience in a position that required excellent organisational skills;
  • Being a methodical and meticulous organiser, you work accurately with an eye for detail and with high quality standards in mind. You are also able to set and respect deadlines;
  • You understand the importance of respecting procedures and regulations in the context of a formal and successful European examination which was launched in 1984;
  • You show a diplomatic attitude, making it easy for you to interact and communicate in a mature and professional manner within and outside the organisation. Being ethical, you have no difficulties in dealing with confidential information at all times and in all circumstances;
  • You are willing to travel by plane regularly (around 5-8 weekends per year);
  • You are a real team player with excellent communication skills in English, both written and spoken. Any other European language is an asset.


  • A challenging and varied role in a highly demanding but pleasant, multicultural and international environment;
  • An interesting salary package with competitive fringe benefits;
  • Frequent travelling across Europe;
  • ESA is centrally located in Brussels and easily accessible by public transport.

How to Apply

Please send your application to Hudson, attn. Sandy Vermeulen Marcel Thirylaan 75 – 1200 Brussels, tel. 02/610.27.13, email: Do not forget to mention reference BE767757. Replies will be dealt with swiftly and in strictest confidence.

Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Full-Time.

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