Head of Engineering & Development (Student/Volunteer Position)

Salary Unpaid

Are you looking to commit to a wonderful team and make a difference as a Head of Engineering & development of our organization? Are you currently a student or recent graduate? We are looking for a tech enthusiast that is confident and comfortable with managing a broad range of people who want to make a difference in the world and contribute to the organisation with technical skills. If you are actively seeking to gain beneficial experience to strengthen that CV, then DANSIC may be the organization for you

 

You are our next Head of Engineering & Development if you are looking to gain experience within:

  • Leadership skills 

  • Development skills 

  • Organizational skills

  • Technical skills

 

Who are we?

DANSIC is a non-profit organization that explores the opportunities and challenges of social innovation and entrepreneurship. This year we are working on bringing together the idea creating awareness and decreasing the problem of overconsumption.

As a Head of Engineering & Development in DANSIC, you will be part of an ambitious group of volunteers from various universities, nationalities and professional backgrounds, all caring about social innovation and sustainability. You will have the opportunity to be at the head of the Tech department to ensure that operations and web development run smoothly and successfully. Working alongside Board Members, you will have the opportunity to contribute towards the DANSIC23 idea and work on it throughout the year! 

We will tell you more about this year’s idea and the project on the interview! 

 

We're looking for someone who...

  • Can commit themselves as a Head of Engineering & development and will be present at manager general meetings

  • Capable of leading a development team that consists of two web-developers and UX designer

  • Has previous experience in either, IT / development / software-development / coding / engineering 

  • Is interested in gaining experience in a nonprofit organization

  • Can motivate the volunteers of DANSIC and wants to develop their social and professional skills – as well as their own

  • Currently is a Bachelor’s / Master’s student or a recent graduate

  • Would like to support social innovation and sustainability

  • Is able to attend the weekly meeting with your crews

  • Can undertake ad hoc tasks during the week

  • Has good time management/communication skills and can be a motivated leader for their team

  • Can be a part of DANSIC from summer/fall 2022 until late spring 2023, when our Annual General Meeting will be held (this is a must!)


As our next Head of Engineering & Development your responsibilities involve (but not limit to):

  • Ensuring that a plan is developed for your department(s) strategy together with your fellow board members and Department heads

  • Being the face of DANSIC, and representing the organization in a positive way

  • Promoting DANSIC to potential volunteers within Tech department and recruiting them, while also helping to facilitate interviews

  • Using your own innovative ideas and planning skills to ensure the success of the organization

  • Represent and participate in DANSIC-led excursions

  • Planning and facilitating internal workdays with your teams and board members


The Perks:

  • Expand your professional network inside and outside DANSIC

  • Socializing together over casual pizzas, Friday bars, Christmas lunches, etc.

  • Access to an office venue at Station in Frederiksberg

  • A recommendation letter from the DANSIC Board for your CV and/or Linkedin

  • Use DANSIC for your own professional and personal growth


Applicants will be invited on an ongoing basis for a friendly interview until the position is filled, so apply as soon as possible!



For more information or questions please contact us at info@dansic.org

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.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

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

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.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Mental health support
Mental health support

We care about your wellbeing. We take stress seriously and support you in times with any mental imbalance.

Working at
Danish Social Innovation Club (DANSIC)

Danish Social Innovation Club (DANSIC) is Denmark's largest platform for social innovation. It is a voluntary non-profit organization run by ambitious Danish and international students which aids and inspires different actors in society, with social innovation methods and interdisciplinary work. We work to solve some of the greatest current societal challenges. Our mission is to create a society that is socially, environmentally and economically sustainable. DANSIC is supported by an Advisory Board of leading individuals and organizations in the fields of social innovation and entrepreneurship, and receive aid from sponsors and funds. DANSIC holds an annual event where different actors participate, and social innovation and specific societal issues are on the agenda. Each year DANSIC focuses on a different aspect related to promote a social and sustainable change.

Read more about Danish Social Innovation Club (DANSIC)

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