Call for EFPT General Managers

Dear colleagues,

EFPT is pleased to announce the opening of the application period for General Manager (GM) positions 2021-2022.

The General Managers play a vital role in the work of the EFPT, and we are looking for enthusiastic trainees with strong communication skills who are motivated to advance the work of the EFPT and develop their own professional skills and career.

As a General Manager, you will be working closely with the EFPT Board of Directors and have opportunities to propose and develop your own projects.

This year we have 5 General Manager positions available!

Please read the descriptions below to discover which position would be most suitable for you. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact the current General Managers or Board Members about their experiences. Contact details can be found on


The General Manager positions are open to all trainees and anyone within 5 years of the start of their training in any EFPT member country.

Application and selection:

If you wish to apply for one of the positions, please send the following to by September 11th 2021.

  • a letter of motivation (max. 1 A4), clearly stating which position you wish to apply for
  • a short CV which includes your name, current residential address, date of birth, place of birth, email, and telephone number

All applications will be reviewed by the board and the outcome will be communicated to all applicants in due course.

It is important to note that EFPT General Managers are very hands-on positions with communication at the core. Therefore it is essential that all General Managers are confident in their language skills in English and flexibly accessible for contact.

Available GM positions:

1. National Trainees’ Associations (NTA) General Manager

The NTA General Manager is responsible for coordinating the communication with the member NTAs of the EFPT. He/she will maintain a strong connection between the EFPT Board of Directors and member NTAs, facilitating continuous involvement of all member NTAs with EFPT projects throughout the year. NTA General Manager keeps a directory of NTA contacts and ensures it is regularly updated to enable fluent communication.

2. Social Media General Manager

The Social Media General Manager is responsible for operating the EFPT social media accounts and further developing the EFPT social media strategy. He/she will keep EFPT members updated on new projects and opportunities through different social media.

3. Newsletter General Manager

The Newsletter General Manager is responsible for editing, publishing and disseminating the quarterly EFPT newsletter. He/she will collect relevant content to be included in the newsletter, ensuring all EFPT members and partners remain up to date with our projects.

.4. Events General Manager
The Events General Manager is responsible for coordinating and promoting the events organised by EFPT throughout the year. He/she will liaise with working groups and individuals interested in organising an event, determine the dates for these events in collaboration with the organiser and the board, support the organiser and speaker in the practical and technical aspects of the event, and coordinate the promotion of the event. The Events General Manager also supports the organizations of EFPT events in different occasions along with local NTA(s) e.g. the customary EFPT gathering at EPA congresses.

5. Financial Resources General Manager (NEW)

The Financial Resources General Manager aids the EFPT Board of Directors in arranging suitable financial sponsors for the EFPT and its activities. He/she ensures the sponsors are in line with the missions and vision of the EFPT and always works in close contact with the EFPT Board of Directors to that end. The Financial Resources General Manager understands the delicate nature of financial matters for non-profit organizations and employs sensitive diplomacy accordingly while carrying out his/her activities. He/she also supports the EFPT Treasurer with his/her responsibilities.

With many thanks and kind regards,

The EFPT board of directors

Asilay Seker – President                                     

Charlotte Migchels – Past President                                

Michael Wallies – President Elect                                    

Nikola Zaja – Secretary General

Giovanni Grech – Treasurer

Andrei Buciuta – IT Secretary

Vanessa Pinto – CAP Secretary