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.
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
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
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
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.
This job comes with several perks and benefits
Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.
Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.
Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.
Your local office is your anchor point, thus, we placed it centrally at your convenience.
Dogs, turtles or goldfish are welcome in the office as long as they want to cuddle every now and then.
If we’re not having fun, we’re doing it wrong. Join us for a game of ping pong, chess or Counter-Strike.