Derks Vacature Medical Affairs

Managing Director

  • Fulltime
  • Parttime
  • Vast
  • The Hague
  • Referentienummer: WS/22-032-DD

Derks & Derks

Support and connect Hematologists worldwide | combine strategy with hands-on management


  • a highly dynamic and international environment
  • represent one of the largest medical associations in Europe
  • manage a team of close to 50 professionals in The Hague
  • share vision and input for the strategic plan
  • shape the impact of this interesting association
  • build on efficiency and further modernize the organisation
  • excellent salary package

Job Description

You will lead the EHA Executive Office, and you will act as a link between Office, the EHA Executive Board and Board; you will provide vision and plan strategies consistent with EHA’s mission and values and you will be accountable for high-level implementation and execution of the EHA strategy within the budget. To achieve this, you will lead and manage the senior management team, grow the footprint of the organisation, and ensure the delivery of high-quality and innovative programs and services that serve Hematologists in Europe and beyond. You will guide the organisation through significant and ever-evolving European healthcare developments. You will act as the face of EHA towards the community, members, partners, sponsors, and other relevant parties. You will be responsible for budgeting and ensuring that capacity, financial support, and other resources are provided and used efficiently. We are looking for an ambitious manager with a strong interest in healthcare, international business, growth, and cultures.


  • university education (Master’s degree preferrable)
  • experienced people manager: at least 10 years of experience in leading professionals; preferably 5 years in a healthcare environment
  • experience in a non-profit organisation is considered an asset, but not a necessity
  • solid business acumen
  • strong strategic capacities
  • inclusive leader, including in a multicultural environment
  • affinity with public affairs/lobbying
  • leadership skills (motivational/empowering/coaching)
  • inspirational and transparent communicator
  • excellent networking abilities
  • fluent in English


The European Hematology Association (EHA) is a growing non-profit organisation that supports and connects Hematologists worldwide. EHA is one of the largest medical associations in the Europe. It promotes excellence in patient care, research, and education in hematology and serves clinicians and researchers with an active interest in hematology. EHA supports and enhances the professional development of Hematologists by mentoring career development and research, through harmonization of hematology education and advocating at local and international levels. EHA’s executive office is based in The Hague, the Netherlands, and consists of a staff of close to 50 highly ambitious professionals. The Executive Office supports the Executive Board (EB) and Board in the execution of its strategy and actively suggests strategic possibilities.

Your reaction

Interested? Please send your resume and cover letter in English, with reference WS/22-032-DD, to Mr. Jan Derks,
For more information, please contact Mr. Jan Derks via + 31 33 – 4728087.

An assessment interview may be part of the selection process.

Because our client has assigned us to handle this vacancy, please send your responses only to Derks & Derks.

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