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The ESAIC is dedicated to supporting professionals in anaesthesiology and intensive care by serving as the hub for development and dissemination of valuable educational, scientific, research, and networking resources.



The ESAIC hosts the Euroanaesthesia and Focus Meeting congresses that serve as platforms for cutting-edge science and innovation in the field. These events bring together experts, foster networking, and facilitate knowledge exchange in anaesthesiology, intensive care, pain management, and perioperative medicine. Euroanaesthesia is one of the world’s largest and most influential scientific congresses for anaesthesia professionals. Held annually throughout Europe, our congress is a contemporary event geared towards education, knowledge exchange and innovation in anaesthesia, intensive care, pain and perioperative medicine, as well as a platform for immense international visibility for scientific research.


Professional Growth

The ESAIC's mission is to foster and provide exceptional training and educational opportunities. The ESAIC ensures the provision of robust and standardised examination and certification systems to support the professional development of anaesthesiologists and to ensure outstanding future doctors in the field of anaesthesiology and intensive care.



The ESAIC aims to advance patient outcomes and contribute to the progress of anaesthesiology and intensive care evidence-based practice through research. The ESAIC Clinical Trial Network (CTN), the Academic Contract Research Organisation (A-CRO), the Research Groups and Grants all contribute to the knowledge and clinical advances in the peri-operative setting.

Learn more about the ESAIC Clinical Trial Network (CTN) and the associated studies.


EU Projects

The ESAIC is actively involved as a consortium member in numerous EU funded projects. Together with healthcare leaders and practitioners, the ESAIC's involvement as an EU project partner is another way that it is improving patient outcomes and ensuring the best care for every patient.


Patient Safety

The ESAIC aims to promote the professional role of anaesthesiologists and intensive care physicians and enhance perioperative patient outcomes by focusing on quality of care and patient safety strategies. The Society is committed to implementing the Helsinki Declaration and leading patient safety projects.



To ESAIC is committed to implementing the Glasgow Declaration and drive initiatives towards greater environmental sustainability across anaesthesiology and intensive care in Europe.



The ESAIC works in collaboration with industry, national societies, and specialist societies to promote advancements in anaesthesia and intensive care. The Industry Partnership offers visibility and engagement opportunities for industry participants with ESAIC members, facilitating understanding of specific needs in anaesthesiology and in intensive care. This partnership provides resources for education and avenues for collaborative projects enhancing science, education, and patient safety. The Specialist Societies contribute to high-quality educational opportunities for European anaesthesiologists and intensivists, fostering discussion and sharing, while the National Societies, through NASC, maintain standards, promote events and courses, and facilitate connections. All partnerships collectively drive dialogue, learning, and growth in the anaesthesiology and intensive care sector.



Guidelines play a crucial role in delivering evidence-based recommendations to healthcare professionals. Within the fields of anaesthesia and intensive care, guidelines are instrumental in standardizing clinical practices and enhancing patient outcomes. For many years, the ESAIC has served as a pivotal platform for facilitating continuous advancements, improving care standards and harmonising clinical management practices across Europe.



With over 40 years of publication history, the EJA (European Journal of Anaesthesiology) has established itself as a highly respected and influential journal in its field. It covers a wide range of topics related to anaesthesiology and intensive care medicine, including perioperative medicine, pain management, critical care, resuscitation, and patient safety.



Becoming a member of ESAIC implies becoming a part of a vibrant community of nearly 8,000 professionals who exchange best practices and stay updated on the latest developments in anaesthesiology, intensive care and perioperative medicine. ESAIC membership equips you with the tools and resources necessary to enhance your daily professional routine, nurture your career growth, and play an active role in advancing anaesthesiology, intensive care and perioperative medicine.

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Education Project Coordinator

The term of office will start on 23 April 2024.

Deadline for applications is 20 May 2024.

The company

The European Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care (ESAIC) is the largest professional community of anaesthesiologists in Europe. The organization strives to promote the professional role of the anaesthesiologist and intensivist, maintain the highest standards of practice and patient safety, and foster an exchange of information by providing educational tools, research support and networking opportunities to members, colleagues, and partners.

We are looking for an Education Coordinator, who will support the congress and educational activities of ESAIC and work in the Scientific and Education Department, reporting to the Education and Scientific Affairs Manager. The Scientific and Education Department coordinates the scientific activities of the ESAIC at congresses, all the education projects, training programmes and Patient Safety initiatives.

What will you do? Key responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • Collaboration with ESAIC’s committees to plan education initiatives (during or outside the congress), training programmes, and collaborative projects for educational purposes;
  • Coordinate educational programmes and projects (Masterclasses, Podcasts, Videocasts, Webinars, any other education and training-related initiatives) with efficient and effective implementation of assigned projects as per workplans, budgets, timeline and contractual obligations;
  • Ensure project activities are on track, including developing and implementing solutions as necessary;
  • Communication, including production of project descriptions, memos, updates and other media, to promote a wider understanding of ESAIC’s educational activities and projects;
  • Ensuring that the rules and policies of the organisation are followed properly;
  • Coordination of committees:
    • Organising and attending meetings, drafting agendas and reports. Following up on decisions and preparing the yearly budget and budget forecasts with the Chairperson’s help
    • Dealing with vacancies, membership updates and Conflicts of Interests declarations
    • Reporting to and liaising with the Scientific and Education Manager regarding key decisions related to the activities within the scope of this job descriptions keeping the Scientific and Education Manager informed of developments.

Must have skills

  • 3-5 years of experience in an educational or similar project management role
  • Strong project management skills including the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks to meet multiple competing deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • An understanding and proven experience in a formal and/or informal educational setting
  • Outstanding communication skills and excellent knowledge of oral and written English
  • Highly organised and enthusiastic team player, with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Familiar with e-learning platforms and practices and online events in general
  • Able to deliver under pressure and to tight deadlines but always keeping a great attention to details
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office including Excel and comfortable with numerical and written data
  • Ability to use sound judgement, initiative, tact and diplomacy when handling challenging situations

Must have competencies

  • Customer centric: Able to see problems, opportunities and priorities from the customers perspective and uses this to adapt the approach. Establishes and maintains good relationships with all the stakeholders.
  • Personal leadership: Inspires and engages others with her/his behaviour, building effective relationships.
  • High performing: focused on what matters, works efficiently, makes decisions, breaks plans into tasks, turns plans into actions and ensures follow-up. Assumes responsibility for reaching objectives.
  • Team player: supports and collaborates with others, works effectively within the team, delivers on commitments. Looks proactively for resources and best practices which he/she shares with the team. Willing to support other teams.

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with medical educational programme design, development, and delivery
  • Experience working closely with key opinion leaders in the scientific and/or medical sector
  • Experience with technical writing and presentations

ESAIC offers:

  • A competitive salary package with interesting fringe benefits and the opportunity to incorporate your skills within an innovative organisation and further develop your professional abilities
  • A full-time (=39 hours) permanent contract with flexible working hours and the possibility to telework
  • 27 vacation days and 6 working time reduction days.
  • A challenging and varied role in a highly demanding but pleasant, multicultural, academic and international environment.


  • If this sounds like your profile, please send your CV in English and one page cover letter setting out how your experience fits you for the role described above.
  • Deadline for application 20 May 2024. Please send your application to jobs@esaic.org with “Education Coordinator” in the email subject.
  • We encourage candidates to apply sooner rather than later since we will interview potential candidates on a rolling basis.
  • Due to the high number of applications expected, only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Candidates matching all the characteristics listed above will be called for a first interview.

For further information about the post, please contact Ms Raffaella Donadio raffaella.donadio@esaic.org

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