Community manager Rare disease therapy development

Updated: 5 months ago
Deadline: 25 May 2023

6 May 2023
Job Information

Radboud University Medical Center (Radboudumc)
Research Field

Medical sciences
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)

Application Deadline

25 May 2023 - 22:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Not Applicable
Hours Per Week

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic community manager with strong communication and organizational skills to establish a learning and expert community on rare disease therapies. A key aspect of this community will be to cluster available expertise and knowledge to enhance both internal and external collaborations. Will you join our ambitious team?

Radboud university medical center (Radboudumc) aims to accelerate the development of therapies for rare diseases by filling the gap between preclinical and clinical science. The Sector plan Medical Sciences provides funding for 13 structural positions to foster research and education in this field. A prototypic example of personalized medicine within the care domain involves the strong development and positioning of Radboudumc Centers of Expertise for rare diseases .

As a community manager rare disease therapy development you will be responsible for organizing internal meetings on expert topics and educational activities for professionals, improving the accessibility of our expertise to both internal and external networks, and supporting a branding strategy.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Actively contribute to building a Radboudumc community on rare disease therapies.
  • Organize available expertise to strengthen knowledge sharing.
  • Contribute to the organization of expert advice for Radboudumc researchers.
  • Increase visibility of our expertise in external networks.
  • Organize events on rare disease therapies.
  • Contribute to the organization of educational activities for professionals in the field of therapy development.

Please upload a motivation letter, your curriculum vitae and the sectorplan application form that applies to your position. This form will guide you through some questions that are relevant for the selection.

Specific Requirements

You have completed a Bachelor's or Master's degree, preferably in communication, biomedical sciences or another relevant field and you have at least 3 years of experience in leading complex projects. Experience in the biomedical field, especially drug development and/or rare diseases is a pre. Moreover you are an experienced project manager with a proven track record of successful projects.

Your strong communication skills allow you to effectively communicate with stakeholders and team members. With your strong organizational skills, you can efficiently manage multiple projects at once. You are passionate about bringing people together and fostering collaboration among professionals from different disciplines. Additionally, you are fluent in both Dutch and English, both in writing and in speaking.

Additional Information

Working at Radboud university medical center means that you are ahead of the curve and working together on the healthcare of the future. And there is more. Our secondary terms of employment are impressive. These are fully tailored to you thanks to our Employment Conditions Selection Model. At Radboud university medical center, you will be given trust, and you will take the responsibility to handle everything together.

  • A gross monthly salary between € 4.325 and € 5.919 (scale 11) based on full-time employment.
  • From 1 November 2023 the wages will increase by 4%.
  • An annual vacation allowance of 8% and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%.
  • If you work irregular hours, you will receive an allowance.
  • As a full-time employee (36 hours per week), you are entitled to approximately 168 vacation hours (over 23 days) per year.
  • Radboud university medical center pays 70% of the pension premium. You pay the rest of the premium with your gross salary.
  • You get a discount on health insurance as well: you can take advantage of two group health insurance plans. UMC Zorgverzekering and CZ collectief.
  • We provide annual courses, both professional and personal.

In addition to our terms of employment , we also offer employees various other attractive facilities, such as childcare and sports facilities. Want to learn more? Take a look at the CAO UMC .

Selection process

Any questions? Please contact Prof.dr. Dirk Lefeber , Full Professor or Dr.Ir. Clasien Oomen , Policy Advisor Research.Use the Apply button to submit your application.

Additional comments

Any questions? Please contact Prof.dr. Dirk Lefeber , Full Professor or Dr.Ir. Clasien Oomen , Policy Advisor Research.Use the Apply button to submit your application.

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6525 GA
Geert Grooteplein-Zuid 10

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