Project Manager - Cities

Circle Economy Foundation
13 days ago
Full time role


A social enterprise, organised as a cooperative, they accelerate the transition to circularity through on the ground, action focused, development ...

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Job Description

Your mission

Your role in the Circle Economy team

As a Project Manager, you will be providing support to Content Leads and Business Developers in the creation of work schedules and budgets at the start of a project and then tracking the project through its life cycle until completion. You will have the responsibility to provide project status information to the Programme Lead. 

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Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the development of the project budget and work plans for new projects and/or teams.

  • Providing stakeholder liaison and support.

  • Facilitating internal project progress meetings.

  • Listing and reviewing solutions to mitigate project delivery risks and accommodate client requests.

  • Facilitating decision making within projects with the programme lead, senior project manager, implementation leads and/or senior management, escalating where needed

  • Adhere to the CE project management framework; play the role of PM change agent in the implementation of our project management framework improvements

  • Monitoring, administering and reporting project/team delivery progress in relation to the work plan, budget and time against original budgets

  • Support the programme lead coordinating and managing the projects portfolio together with the other PM.

  • Support business developers in budgeting, contracting and planning phases once the project converts.

Skills and Competencies

  • You have 3 + years experience managing projects, knowledge of working in an agile project delivery environment is advantageous.

  • You are independent and self-starting.

  • You are a high achiever with a very strong focus on achieving set targets and objectives.

  • You have a college degree or qualification (in Dutch: HBO-opleiding) in Business Administration, Non-profit management, Project management, or similar

  • You have a keen interest in sustainability and/or the circular economy but don’t need any working experience.

  • You are an excellent communicator.

  • You are looking for a perfect learning environment to broaden your expertise in the application of project and work management.

  • You have good social skills, can work in a multilingual and multidisciplinary team and know-how and when to align with other project stakeholders.

  • You are a quick learner and able to deal with unexpected new situations.

  • You are fluent in English. French, Dutch, German or Spanish are a plus.

Why us?

We are a team of 50+ driven and ambitious professionals, coming from diverse backgrounds and from more than 20 different countries, sharing the belief that the circular economy creates prosperity for all. We work in a lively atmosphere in our open office space right in the heart of Amsterdam. At Circle Economy, we have a culture of getting things done while having fun, with friendly, open and progressive team dynamics.

What we offer you

For this role, we are offering an initial 1 year contract between 32 and 40 hours per week. We offer an awesome challenge for a passionate person that loves to learn continuously and take up responsibilities in a vibrant and talented team. Salary is competitive, keeping in mind we are a non-­profit, start­up organisation, based in Amsterdam.

To apply

The role is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Please submit your cover letter and CV when applying. Applications can be addressed to Jordi Pascual. The deadline for applications is 15 December 2023

Please address the following questions in your cover letter :

  1. What’s your preferred project management methodology?

  2. Do you have budget management experience?

  3. When do you know the project is off-track?

A social enterprise, organised as a cooperative, they accelerate the transition to circularity through on the ground, action focused, development ...

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