Technical WEB Manager

The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) is seeking to recruit a Technical WEB Manager based in the Head Office in Lugano, ideally beginning as soon as possible or at a mutually agreed date.

ESMO is a learned society for the medical oncology profession. The Society aims to provide its members with a range of professional services to improve standards of practice of medical oncology by enhancing the knowledge and competence of its members. The Society also provides a voice for the profession at a political level.

Within the ITDS Department, the Technical WEB Manager experienced in WEB and APPs development, with strong back-end experience, will provide leadership and strategy for creating and maintaining websites and other digital products to meet ESMO needs. Balancing a creative eye with an analytical mind and technical background is essential for the position.

The role is responsible for the system architecture administration that supports all ESMO sites:;; and their development on the software side. He/She will also be involved in the overall integration with the other systems and mobile applications.

He/She will lead the implementation projects in close collaboration with the digital Marketing Department and the other Departments key users that oversee the content strategy and management.
The WEB Manager will make sure that the requirements are identified, prioritized, and shared with all the stakeholders. The solutions are planned, budgeted, implemented, and operated in a manner that supports the strategic goals and operational needs of ESMO.

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Suitable applicants should possess the following:

Educational skills:

  • Bachelor in Computer Science, Information Management, Engineering, Business administration;
  • Professional experience in office and project management;
  • Lack of education titles could be compensated by a robust professional experience: Several projects with a WEB platform would be beneficial, especially if within multinational environments.

Professional experiences:

  • Experience implementing/managing WEB sites;
  • At least 5 years of directly relevant professional experience, at least 2 of which was in a similar management role;
  • Demonstrated success managing projects, PMP certified or equivalent PM experience;
  • Specialized high-level courses in Web development (CAS/MAS) is a welcome plus;
  • Experience in EZ-publish is a welcome plus;
  • Experience in mobile APP is a welcome plus;
  • Experience in CRM solution is a welcome plus;
  • Experience in service management is a welcome plus.

Language skills:

  • Proficient English - written and spoken
  • Other languages an advantage

To apply:

Please provide by the 15 January 2018, by e-mail (preferred) or regular mail and in English only to Andrea Abbatelli, Head of HR, ESMO, Via L. Taddei 4, 6962 Lugano, CH,

  • An application letter of maximum one page (included notice time from current position)
  • A CV and at least two references
  • A recent photo, e-mail address and telephone number

NB: Applications that do not fulfil the above submission requirements, will not be considered.

ESMO is a non-profit Society founded in 1975 to promote the art, science and practice of medical oncology.