Medical Director

Eurotransplant is an international organ-exchange organization (OEO) allocating solid organs to listed patients from 8 European member countries: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Germany, Hungary, Luxemburg, the Netherlands, and Slovenia. The Eurotransplant region includes a population of approx. 135 million people and is the largest OEO in Europe.

Stakeholders in the organ-exchange process include transplant physicians, surgeons anesthesiologists, and intensive care doctors, transplant coordinators, transplant nurses and allied health professionals, transplant ethicists, transplant centers, donor hospitals, tissue-typing laboratories, scientific and professional national transplant societies, and national competent authorities.

The Supervisory Board of Eurotransplant International Foundation invites applications for the position of


Based at the Head office of Eurotransplant in Leiden, the Netherlands.

  • WO
  • > 15 jaar
  • Vast

Stichting Eurotransplant International


About the role

The responsibility of the Medical Director is directed to:

  • Complying with the mission, vision and core values of Eurotransplant as lead down in the Articles of Association and the Basic Mandate
  • Collaborating and consulting with the general director as an equal statutory partner in the Board of Directors. The Medical Director will serve as the primary external representative
  • Coordinating the allocation process, allocation development and biostatistics
  • Supporting the different Eurotransplant advisory committees
  • Programming the medical content of the annual Eurotransplant meeting


About you

  • Completed a medical degree
  • Ideally substantial former experience in the field of organ transplantation with knowledge of the Eurotransplant governance structure and decision-making processes
  • Experienced in conducting or coordinating transplant-related research and presenting scientific data at international conferences and meetings. Experienced in relationship management and contacts with research institutes is therefore preferred.
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluency in English and German, and prepared to learn Dutch, if not already a Dutch speaker
  • Experience in international settings and familiarity with the Dutch work environment is an asset.


About Eurotransplant

Eurotransplant International Foundation (ETI) is located in Leiden. We facilitate the allocation of donor organs to patients on the waiting list for organ transplantation on behalf of Belgium, Germany, Hungary, Croatia, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Austria, and Slovenia. With over 110 motivated colleagues, we carry out our work 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our core values are transparency, reliability, diligence, decisiveness, and respect. The keywords that capture our informal work atmosphere are innovation, engagement, personal responsibility, collegiality, and humor.

The terms of employment comply with the Dutch collective labor agreement for hospitals and include several fringe benefits. Further information about Eurotransplant can be found on the website.

Meer informatie


Interested candidates should send a letter of motivation and a complete curriculum vitae including previous work experience to the Chair of the Supervisory Board, Prof dr Dirk Van Raemdonck (dirk.vanraemdonck@uzleuven.be), Eurotransplant Office, P.O. Box 2304, 2301 CH Leiden, The Netherlands (tel: +31 71 5795800)

Deadline for Applications: 1st May 2024 at 24:00 hrs

Candidates matching the above mentioned requirements will be invited for an interview with the members of the Supervisory Board. An assessment will be part of the selection process.

Acquisition in response to this advertisement is not appreciated.

Gewenste uren (Min-Max)

36 - 40 uur per week.