Project Manager - Circular Economy

Salary Competitive

Startup Norway is looking for a Project Manager on Circular Economy that will lead our existing Nordic collaboration project on Circular Economy: LOOP. With this initiative, we aim to create more Circular Economy projects in large corporations and challenge them to do this in partnership with startups with new innovative solutions and business ideas.


About Startup Norway

Startup Norway is an independent impact organization started in 2011 by passionate entrepreneurs, wanting to create a stronger and more inclusive startup community. 

We work to support the founders of Norway by developing services for founders, investors and the extended startup support system to increase the know-how in Norway on how to build companies.  We strive to influence, connect and educate the players of the startup scene, with the goal to make the environment for founders as smooth and supportive as it can possibly be. 

Startup Norway is a company of passionate people going the extra mile to reach excellence in their work. Join a company in growth, with a culture that supports personal and team development and gives a lot of responsibility to high achievers. 

In 2020 we count 20 full time employees. The team is international and diverse by nature, with english as the working language.


The role

Startup Norway is looking for a Project Manager on Circular Economy that will lead our existing Nordic collaboration project on Circular Economy: LOOP. Startup Norway is on a mission to develop a world-class startup ecosystem by supporting ambitious entrepreneurs and their supporters to succeed. With the Circular Economy Initiative, we strive to help more Startups and Corporates meet and engage with each other's solutions and needs for Circular Economy. With the initiative we aim to create more Circular Economy projects in large corporations, and challenge them to do this in partnership with startups with new innovative solutions and business ideas. 

Type of position: Project position - February 2021- February 2022


As the Project Manager - Circular Economy of Startup Norway

You will:

  • Be a spokesperson for Circular Economy 

  • Sell and develop new Circular Economy projects with new corporate partners and startups in Norway and the Nordics 

  • Have a key responsibility in leading and managing our existing Nordic collaboration project on Circular Economy: LOOP 

  • Work closely with our project partners and Startup Norway management team on project planning and reporting

  • Build and maintain relationships with Nordic corporations and startups working towards sustainability and circular economy. 

  • Grow our existing Nordic circular economy community by bringing new partners into the project

  • Create proposals and product descriptions, and maintain a dialogue with potential partners to identify new opportunities.

  • Shape and create new circular economy initiatives

  • Organise events, workshops and webinars on the topic 

  

You are:

  • sales oriented by nature

  • the best of both worlds: analytical and relational, strategic and hands-on, rational and emotional, purpose and profit driven, and you understand both the corporate and the startup world.

  • great at creating real human relationships

  • skilled from minimum 3 years of relevant work experience. 

  • interested in corporate innovation, sustainability and entrepreneurship.

  • the kind of person who always thinks win-win and brings to the table the customer perspective.

  • experienced with project management. 

  • a person with proficiency in English, orally and written. Norwegian is a plus, but it is not required. 

  • ideally, a person with experience from working in a corporate innovation unit or a startup in topics related to Circular Economy

 

We promise:

  • a job where you will work with Nordic’s leading edge companies at the highest level.

  • the possibility of being a key part in shaping the sustainability and startup ecosystem scene in the Nordics

  • a work environment where the ambition truly is to make a positive impact in the world.

  • a diverse international and fun team in a flat, flexible organisation.

  • a fast-paced, extremely ambitious and quality-focused work environment where you will be busy, learn a lot and have a lot of fun.

  • flexible working hours, with both daytime and evening work when needed. 

  • an international environment full of the leading corporates, ambitious startups and world class experts - perfect for building an even stronger personal international network.

For more information or questions please contact us at virginia@startupnorway.com

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Central office
Central office

Your local office is your anchor point, thus, we placed it centrally at your convenience.

Pet friendly
Pet friendly

Dogs, turtles or goldfish are welcome in the office as long as they want to cuddle every now and then.

Gamified office
Gamified office

If we’re not having fun, we’re doing it wrong. Join us for a game of ping pong, chess or Counter-Strike.

Working at
Startup Norway

Startup Norway is a private organization born in 2011 to support the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Norway. Startup Norway is a project-based organization, operating several projects and initiatives from Norway and the Nordics. Startup Norway’s three main initiatives are: - Angel Challenge, a training program on startup investments to bring more private capital into the startup community in Norway. - Startup Extreme, a startup tech event to connect the Norwegian startup ecosystem to the world. - Startup Campus, the center of education for entrepreneurs in Norway.

Read more about Startup Norway