Project Manager

TrendWatching is embarking on an exciting multi-year journey to assist future-focused business professionals identify and run with meaningful business opportunities. 

We are looking for a Project Managerbased in Amsterdam, to work directly beside our COO in managing our daily operations and putting organisational structures into place. It's a unique opportunity for someone to work and support a cross-disciplinary team, being 100% hands-on.

The perfect candidate will have previous experience implementing structures that streamline business operations without compromising creativity. Our team is young, inclusive and agile – functioning much like a start-up – so innovation and flexibility are highly valued. We're looking for someone meticulously organized who can nail the small details without losing sight of the bigger picture. Needless to say, digital problem-solving skills are a must. 

This new, tailor-made position will be extremely rewarding for someone who enjoys seeing digital projects through from inception to completion, and offers plenty of opportunities for professional growth within the company. 

Our team works remotely across Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Berlin, Sāo Paulo, Singapore, London and Barcelona, so being able to collaborate and support the team remotely is key.


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πŸ’Ό Your responsibilities:

  • Overseeing all ongoing and upcoming projects.
  • Setting realistic goals with stakeholders and achieving them in a timely manner.
  • Working with the COO and the Founder to ensure that capacity and resources are managed appropriately.
  • Problem-solving. We're faced with new and exciting challenges every single day. Your role involves both identifying them and implementing solutions in a timely manner. 
  • Helping the COO to manage daily operations and roadmap future projects.

πŸ™‹β€β™€οΈ Your profile:

  • You have 4+ years of project management experience in a dynamic environment.
  • You care deeply about sustainability, equity, well-being and organisational impact.
  • You are compassionate and known for your great interpersonal and communications skills.
  • You perform best in a cosmopolitan and freelance-minded environment.
  • You enjoy bringing structure to fast-paced environments.
  • You have a solid command of English, both spoken and written.
  • You are based in Amsterdam or nearby.

πŸ€” What’s in it for you:

  • Contributing to a more purpose-driven economy.
  • Seeing your work have an impact on audiences across the globe.
  • The opportunity to be an integral cog in a growing team.
  • Interacting with and learning from professionals from all around the world, in-person and virtually.
  • A compelling story for your portfolio with endless learning opportunities.
  • A highly competitive remuneration.

πŸ“¨ Apply:

Send us a brief letter outlining your career motivations and two stories of organisational problem solving and/or structural-change stories that you find inspiring and why. 
(*only candidates who have completed these tasks will be considered; we want to know you!)

Please email our COO, Riz Razak ( before 16 April 2020. Only selected applicants will be contacted for further steps. 

*TrendWatching welcomes people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives and encourages all to apply.