Project Manager | The Hague | Full-time

By 2030, 150 million people are able to prevent or resolve their most pressing justice problems. Do you want to join us on our mission?

HiiL, a social enterprise that works to enhance access to justice through innovation, is looking for a senior Project Manager based in The Hague, The Netherlands.

As a Project Manager, you develop and implement the HiiL projects, in cooperation  with HiiL’s Programme Directors and Practices Groups (Justice Research, Justice Transformation and Justice Innovation) to achieve the project goals agreed with specific funders who contribute to HiiL’s Mission.

Do you have a broad and flexible toolkit of techniques, translating interdependent activities into tasks and subtasks that are documented, monitored and controlled? Do you enjoy challenges and are you comfortable with change and complexity in a very dynamic international environment? Are you familiar with the public sector and social innovation? If your answer to these questions is "yes", then apply!

The position:

  • Develops the project plan together with the Programme Director and assesses the content with the Business Development department, the donor/client and the leads of the various HiiL Practices, presenting the project plan to the donor/client for approval. 
  • Realises the project, within budget, conforming to the project plan and donor contract, in a cost effective and efficient manner.
  • Supports in staffing and financial resourcing of the project, both in terms of quality and quantity.
  • Pro-actively mitigates risks and change requests in order to be administratively compliant.
  • Provides quality reporting in a timely manner to management and donors.
  • Adjusts or expands the budget and related activities when needed.
  • Ensures the delivery of knowledge materials.
  • Secures coherence with HilL's mission, the different Practices and between projects.

Our new colleague:

  • 6+ years of proven work experience as a project manager in teams with international professionals, preferably in a non-profit context.
  • Project Management Certification is an asset.
  • Experience in drafting budgets, using spreadsheet software (Excel, Google Sheets) and strong numerical skills.
  • Experience with project management software.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, proactive and hands-on.
  • Problem solving mindset and ability to work under pressure.
  • Experience with different (European-based) donors.
  • The ability to communicate with people from all levels. 
  • Strong leadership and team building skills as well as a high level of ethics and integrity.
  • Excellent English is a must, being able to work in a Francophone context is a strong asset.
  • Preferably experience working with projects based abroad.
  • Flexibility, ability and willingness to travel frequently to the areas where HiiL works, including potentially unstable environments.

We offer:

  • An organizational culture where motivation prevails; the work that we do is meaningful and contributes to changing people’s lives
  • An environment that is bound to further improve your professional skills

What else:

  • Starting date: 1st May 2022 (or sooner if possible)
  • We offer a full time position for an initial period of 1 year with the aim of building a long-term work relationship.
  • Holding EU-citizenship or NL working permit.
  • A monthly salary for a full-time working week between € 3.200,- / € 5.000,- based on relevant experience. 
  • You will become part of a dynamic and international team of 70+ professionals.
  • Being creative, courageous and collaborative are at the heart of our organisation so that needs to appeal to you and fit you.

Are you the Project Manager we need? Please apply and send us your CV and a short motivation letter latest on 8th April 2022. Please note that we are recruiting on a rolling basis and will try to fill this position asap.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization. Therefore, people of all gender identities, sexes, sexual orientations, races, colours, religions, cultures, abilities, etc. are encouraged to apply for this position. 

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks. By submitting your application you accept that HiiL will conduct such pre-employment screening for successful candidates.