Salary €2,500 - €2,800


We get you in the game.

Why work for us  

We are a small team of 8, all from different backgrounds. We are a reflection of our community, which allows us an authentic, empathic and practical approach to serving our community. We are the place for meaningful professional integration and career transformation in Finland. We are owned by the Startup Foundation. Our sister companies are Slush, Junction, Maria 01, and Wave Ventures.

What we are looking for

We’re looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Project Manager. If you are ambitious, organized, detail oriented, kind and love to make a real difference in peoples’  lives, then this may be the perfect role for you. We need:

  • hands-on experience in project management, including planning, tracking, resource allocation, reporting and budgeting

  • ability to manage multiple projects

  • ability to motivate and inspire your colleagues to hit the milestones

  • must be detail oriented, function well in granularity, love processes, structure, and staying true to task

  • understand profit margins, ROI and ROE

  • ability to be bold in working with marketing and team members to deliver the best product brands, sales materials and community materials

  • a degree in a related field and at least 4 years experience

  • an excellent grasp of English, Finnish is an asset

  • a valid work permit for Finland is required

This role is a combination of delivering projects and services. As an impact, not for profit organization, our work must be practical, meaningful and fast paced. We are an agile, get things done kind of team so you must be skillful in balancing structure with speed.


What you will be doing

Project Management:

  • ensure  won projects are planned according to requirements;

  • ensure all projects have a project plan;

  • lead small project teams

  • track progress of projects

  • deliver on time and budget

Service Delivery:

  • ensure  contracts and tenders are planned according to requirements;

  • track and report KPIs and other relevant data to ensure a successful result

  • communicate with partners and customers to ensure expectations are well known and that we are delivering the highest quality results. 

Public Funding

  • monitor funding mechanism that align to our core mission (government tenders are normally in Finnish and Swedish, you will need to navigate these)

  • build the ROI and ROE of identified funding opportunities

  • support the team to package tender offers for funding opportunities

  • support reporting requirements, maximizing successes, impact and financial

  • liaise with public funding partners, agencies to ensure a transparent, open communication relationship

Please submit your resume and a cover letter to inspire! Tell us what your super powers are!

For more information or questions please contact us at

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

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

Healthcare insurance
Healthcare insurance

Break a leg! Seriously, we got you covered in our company healthcare plan.

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Working at
The Shortcut

Owned by the Startup Foundation, The Shortcut is an impact-driven non-profit organization dedicated to career transformation. We bridge the gap between job seekers and companies in Finland by providing in-demand training and fostering a growth mindset in the community, where educated individuals can upskill and build a meaningful career. We support you to accelerate your professional integration in Finland through training, entrepreneurship, and community. We began as an entrepreneurial initiative in 2016 and have evolved into a diverse training and events hub, with over 130 nationalities and 5000+ event and activity participants. So what are you waiting for? Join our community, we may just be the shortcut you need to a meaningful career in Finland.

Read more about The Shortcut

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