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Project Manager

Netherlands, Noord-Holland, AmsterdamPeople for People

Job description

People for People is looking for Project Managers! Does it give you a thrill to deliver complex projects where you can help people in need? Read on!

We are a collective of entrepreneurs - initiated by the founders of bunq, Picnic and MessageBird - who strive to support people of all nationalities who seek safety and asylum in the Netherlands by taking action to meet essential needs and build humane and dignified living conditions (

We will focus our efforts on getting people to a place where they can live in peace. This is a big and complex operation. We are currently looking for project members who can support our team leads. As a project manager you will support and execute with regard to the possibilities, scope and planning of projects. An example of a project is a refugee camp that needs medical relief goods. You make a project plan, make an inventory of the specific needs, connect with partners who can supply these relief goods, are responsible for the transport and provide the relevant data to team communication.

Do you know how to set priorities, make a strong plan and communicate with stakeholders? Then we can really use your help.

As a Project Manager you will:

  • Take the lead or work in a team in complex projects

  • Interpret needs and translate into project plan

  • Making planning and project deliverables

  • Consultation with (external) stakeholders involved in the project

  • Solving any organizational or communication problem

  • Delivery of the project

Job requirements

You’re a good match if you are:

  • Available (preferred right away)

  • Minimum availability of 1 hour a day (preferably more)

  • Period of commitment: at least a month (preferably more)

  • Personality: independent, go-getter, entrepreneurial, experience within role


  • Supporting people in need

  • Work with a great team of enthusiastic people

  • Access to a large network of partners

  • Optional: Free workplace (and lunch) at Aimforthemoon, in the Amsterdam Houthavens

*Please note: parttime roles (<3 days) are volunteer based, dedicated roles (>3 days) can be compensated. We mainly looking for volunteers.