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Vacancy: Projectmanager Burns Care

This vacancy has been proposed by Burns Care Netherlands, the RKZ.  width=

Consortium of Cooperating Burn Centres in the Netherlands
The consortium consists of the burns centres of Maasstad Hospital in Rotterdam, the Red Cross Hospital in Beverwijk and the Martini Hospital in Groningen. Together we are responsible for the care and treatment of patients with severe burns in the Netherlands. Thanks to our intensive cooperation, we provide top clinical care, conduct leading scientific research and offer high-quality education at national and international level.

For the new project: ‘Effective customized burn care’ we are immediately looking for:

  • a project manager (0.8-1.0 fte) and

The project:
ZonMW has granted the consortium of the Cooperating Burn Centres in the Netherlands recognition as ‘top specialist care’ and we have received a grant from the ZonMw programme Top Specialist Care and Research (TZO). Within our consortium, we, physicians, nurses, paramedics, patients, educators and researchers, work together in a multidisciplinary manner to achieve healthcare improvement. In the next four years, we want to realize effective customized care for burn wound patients by better connecting knowledge from the practice of care (learning from our patients), scientific research, innovation, education and evaluation. For information on the project see:

Who are we looking for?

Project manager (vacancy TZO 1)

You are the spider in the web in this project. You are responsible for the project coordination, working on the overall project: the value driven care framework. You will be responsible for developing the core set of outcomes. In addition, together with the data steward, you are responsible for the development of the value-driven care framework. You organize, structure and lead the quality teams of the three burn centers. You coordinate the infrastructural actions and the subprojects, but you do not deal with the content of the subprojects. You guard the timeline and meeting processes and ensure that everyone contributes in quality teams. You are the bridge between the consortium, the research teams, the care department, the patient advisory committee, the data steward and the quality teams with regard to policy and strategy.

We ask from you
You are an enthusiastic and performing project manager, preferably with several years of experience in healthcare and you want to use your knowledge and experience to further improve the quality of burn care in the Netherlands. Experience with the value driven care concept is a plus. You have scientific experience and/or a PhD, work accurately and have a flexible work attitude. You can get colleagues on board in a clear, pleasant and constructive way. Your excellent communication skills, proactive attitude and solution orientation will be very useful in the communication with all consortium partners and colleagues. You have a good command of Dutch and English, both verbally and in writing.

Place of work and environment project manager
Your place of work (basic workplace) is at the Rode Kruis Ziekenhuis in Beverwijk, but as project manager you will also regularly work at the Maasstad hospital (Rotterdam) and the Martini hospital (Groningen). You will be part of an enthusiastic and dynamic care and research team, both in the burn centres and in the consortium. You will work closely with the doctors, nurses, paramedics, patients, trainers, department heads, other researchers, and supporting departments such as ICT or external partners.

What we offer/Agreement
We offer a contract for 1 year (0.8 – 1 fte FTE), with the intention of extending it to a maximum of 4 years. Salary grading is in accordance with the CAO for hospitals in FWG 60-65, depending on education and experience (maximum €4595 per month for a full-time appointment). In addition, we offer you the opportunity to further develop yourself through various courses.

For more information please email or call:

*Prof. dr. Paul van Zuijlen, medical manager Burns Centre, plastic surgeon Red Cross hospital (via dr. Anouk Pijpe, epidemiologist and research coordinator, Burns Centre Beverwijk,
/ 0251-265794)

*Dr. Margriet van Baar, epidemiologist and research coordinator for the Maasstad Hospital burns unit, tel. 010-2913428, e-mail


Are you joining us? Then fill in your application via the link below. We look forward to your response. Apply before 22 October.

Date of entry: 13 October 2021

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