• Open
  • Closing date: 09 October 2019

Our Program Manager will be away on a sabbatical from December 1st 2019 to March 1st 2020. A replacement would ideally start November 18 and be with The Ocean Cleanup for 4 months to make sure there is enough time to transfer tasks & knowledge. 

Responsibilities & tasks 

  • You will ensure the projects within one of the programs of The Ocean Cleanup meet their milestones on time, and within resources (budget, people).  
  • You monitor progress and quality (alignment deliverables with goals) of individual projects. 
  • You report areas for improvement, problem areas and propose remedial action where needed.
  • You support the Business Director Extraction by creating the overview needed to make decisions using existing planning & tracking tools; 

Required knowledge and experience

  • Experienced interim/freelance project manager/program manager with proven capability to quickly pick up the pace in a new environment. Preferably with experience in/affinity with the technical sector, maritime and/or innovation. 
  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods. Knows how to bring structure and when not to use it  
  • Master degree and around 5-10 years of relevant working experience 
  • Fluent in English
  • At ease in MS Office, Sharepoint, Salesforce, ERP and Finance systems

Personal qualifications

  • Flexible 
  • Proactive selfstarter, you are curious and take initiative
  • Structured and well-organized
  • Getting things done 
  • You are intrinsically motivated to work on our ambitious and meaningful goal
Starting from:
Work permit needed:
European Union