Programme Manager – Vacancy

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be the Programme Manager for EHMA, due to the obtainment of several new projects. This is a great career development opportunity for professionals with sound understanding of health management, health workforce and EU projects.

The mission of EHMA is to improve the health and well-being of Europe’s citizens and communities by supporting effective health management across Europe. EHMA does this by providing a dynamic and multi-facetted knowledge sharing platform to its network and enhanced services and support to its fee-paying members. Augmented by high quality content on current developments in European health policy and practice, EHMA facilitates a unique dialogue between policy makers, academics and service delivery organisations that demonstratively improves the delivery of healthcare.

Objective of the Programme Manager:
Deliver an outstanding portfolio of policy, projects, and engagement activities that support excellent health management across Europe, primarily through the management of a range of EU-funded projects. The post holder will report directly to the Director of Policy and Programmes and be part of a specialised team to enhance the development the health management profession. The post holder will also work closely with health ministries, organisations that represent health professions, the WHO and the European Commission, we well as research institutes, and patient representatives.

Main tasks:

  1. Plan, implement and complete deliverables for a portfolio of European Commission-funded projects.
  2. Maintain excellent relationships with global consortium partners
  3. Contribute to proposal writing.
  4. Manage a dynamic educational programme.
  5. Coordinate consultation groups, working groups, and represent EHMA at external conferences and meetings.
  6. Develop policy and practice advice.

Key competencies required:
Excellent project management skills, specifically with EU funded projects.
Excellent writing, interpersonal skills and diplomacy.
Work well in a dynamic team.
Strong organisational and administrative skills.
Confident use of Microsoft 365 and its core applications.

Education background:
A Master’s degree in health management, public health, or other health related topic is very highly favoured. Related work experience is equally valued in addition or in place of formal qualifications.

Primary topics of focus:
Health management; health workforce; emerging occupations; digital infrastructure; green agenda; training, education and accreditation approaches to how health systems are managed and lead.


EHMA offers flexible working conditions, supports and nurtures our small team to thrive, and you get to be part of an association committed to improve the health and well-being of Europe’s citizens and communities by supporting effective health management across Europe. You will have the opportunity to engage in various European policy networks, attend online and in-person conferences, meet with researchers, executives, and decision makers leading European health systems.

For more information read the job and person description.

How to Apply
Please fill in the following online application formApplication Form for Programme Manager as soon as possible as we recruit on an ongoing basis, latest applications by 10.00 AM on Monday, 28 November 2022.
Only applications received online via the above-mentioned form will be considered.
Please have your CV and cover letter ready to upload in ONE SINGLE FILE of not more than 3 pages. Your cover letter should detail how your profile matches the requirements of this position.

* IMPORTANT: Only applicants eligible to work in Belgium will be considered.

Recruitment timeline
Deadline for applications: As early as possible as we recruit on an ongoing basis, latest applications by 10.00 AM on Monday, 28 November 2022
Interviews and outcome: Recruitment is conducted on a rolling basis. We encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible.
Feedback: We greatly appreciate your interest and efforts in applying for work at EHMA. We provide all applicants with 5-minute feedback phone calls that can be requested following notification of the outcome.
Start date: Early January 2023.

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