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Project Manager

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, NetherlandsPeople for People

Job description

People for People is looking for a Project Manager! Do you have a big heart for helping people? Are you action oriented and excited about complex projects? Read on!

We are a collective of entrepreneurs - backed by the founders of bunq, MessageBird, and Adyen - who strive to support people of all nationalities in a crisis or conflict by taking action to meet essential needs and support humane and dignified living conditions ( We do this by acting quickly in crisis situations and delivering aid where it is needed most. We also organize events that are designed to connect people, deliver essential items, and provide a moment of hope for people seeking asylum in the Netherlands.

As a project manager you are responsible for the scope, planning and delivery of our projects (Rolling Aid Events and crisis relief missions) based on our strategic plan. You will work closely with the Program Manager and other team members when prioritizing and executing projects and relief work. You are responsible for making a project plan, taking inventory of the specific needs and working together with the onsite location manager. You will also take the lead in transporting the donated goods and set-up during the event.


  • Qualify new locations and manage the projects at People for People. This includes Rolling Aid Events, drop-offs and crisis relief work;

  • Manage inventory, packing, delivery, and organization of donations;

  • Volunteer management; Responsible for guiding, directing and connecting various volunteers who help on location throughout the Netherlands during our events;

  • Communicate and organize with on-site location managers, donation partners, and other external stakeholders;

  • Work closely with core team members at People for People to work towards solutions and keep focus.

Job requirements

  • Available 32 - 40 hours per week with immediate start date
  • On a freelance basis or with an employment contract
  • Past experience working in dynamic work environments

  • Experience working with refugees or in crisis situations (preferred)

  • Solution focused and excited about working together in a team

  • Proven work experience in logistics or project management

  • Fluency in Dutch and English

  • Driver’s license and ability to drive manual van

  • Flexible! Ability to switch priorities quickly and adapt, especially in the event of a crisis situation

What we offer

  • Opportunity to help refugees and asylum seekers directly impacted by crisis situations

  • Work alongside a great team of enthusiastic people who want to make a difference

  • Access to a large network of partners like Action, Otrium, Lidl, etc.

  • Beautiful office space in Amsterdam with views of the Amstel

  • Free lunch and monthly after work drinks with team and volunteers