Vacancy: Project Coordinator

ARE YOU READY TO BUILD TOMORROW’S LEADING FIRMS? YES!Delft is hiring a Project Coordinator! (1,0 FTE)

YES!Delft – Building Tomorrow’s Leading Firms

YES!Delft is the start-up incubator that supports entrepreneurs in building and growing technology companies in the Netherlands. Over the last 14 years YES!Delft has become one of the leading incubators in the world! YES!Delft offers guidance and support to graduates, scientists, engineers and professionals in their start-up journey. Our services turn promising technology ideas into solid start-ups and help them grow into successful companies. Entrepreneurs get access to mentors, experts, investors and corporate partners who share their know-how and experience. Basically we train entrepreneurs and connect them to the world!

 

You, your mission & the ideal outcome 

Your mission is to coordinate the programs that we offer startups, the different projects we offer corporates and to assist with a diverse range of events. This job is very much on the organizational as well as on the operational part. Because this job brings such diversity, you will work very closely with the entire team. In short: you are a true project coordinator! 

You breath Scrum & to-do lists like it is oxygen. You are the person who makes a to-do list when they go on vacation, go grocery shopping or when you’re redecorating your home. As we are running three separate startup services (with different timelines, planning, people, and needs) and are offering corporate projects as well, structure should be your middle name. Ideally, you have a few years’ experience within a similar position (office manager, event manager, PMO, etc) and you are able to show you are flexible, you can handle large quantities of email and are able to set priorities. Life at YES!Delft is a rollercoaster, therefore it is important that you have a flexible attitude in general. You are a real team player and don’t mind working flexible hours as some of our programs and events are during evenings.

 

Competences:

  • A true multitasker 
  • You are solution-oriented and proactive
  • You can show you know how to organize large events & programs and you have a representative image
  • You are able to make fast connections and introductions 
  • Work structured, organized and well-planned

 

Job requirements:

  • You have a completed HBO education (for example in the direction of office management, facility management or events) or have obtained this level through work experience
  • In addition, you have at least two to five years of relevant work experience
  • Proficient in both spoken and written Dutch and English 

 

We offer you

An inspiring start-up environment where you have the opportunity to develop yourself and where you are able to implement your ideas and improve programs wherever you see fit. You will work with a driven and ambitious team that goes above and beyond to support start-ups and builds a thriving ecosystem, day-in-day-out. YES!Delft offers a truly unique opportunity to contribute, learn and grow in the world of tech-entrepreneurship.

 

More information and application procedure 

We look forward to your application. Please send your CV and motivation letter in English to: noor@yesdelft.nl to the attention of Noor Figdor before November 25 (17:00), 2019. For questions please contact: Laura de Meij (project coordinator) via laura@yesdelft.nl or Noor Figdor via noor@yesdelft.nl.

Vacancy: Program Manager

ARE YOU READY TO BUILD TOMORROW’S LEADING FIRMS? YES!Delft is hiring a Program Manager! (1,0 FTE)

YES!Delft – Building Tomorrow’s Leading Firms

YES!Delft is the startup incubator that supports entrepreneurs in building and growing technology companies in the Netherlands. Over the last 14 years YES!Delft has become one of the leading incubators in the world. YES!Delft offers distinctive services to graduates, scientists, engineers, professionals and corporates in their start-up journey. Our services turn promising technology ideas into solid startups and help them grow into successful companies. Entrepreneurs get access to mentors, experts, investors and corporate partners who share their know-how and experience. Basically, we support entrepreneurs and connect them to the world!

Your Mission
As Program Manager, you need to be able to train entrepreneurs through the entire lifecycle of their startup. From customer discovery to investment needs, you are able to share your knowledge and guide the teams in the right direction. You are able to facilitate a group training, and you are able to have interesting and guiding 1 on 1 coaching conversations as well. 

You will manage at least one of our focus areas (geared towards Government). Together with the program team you are responsible for the content of the entire training program of YES!Delft and are responsible for the management of all involved stakeholders (mentors, municipalities, startups, ministeries, etc). And finally: you have a crucial role in building the YES!Delft-The Hague ecosystem: you are able to link the right contacts for all the start-ups and people in the YES!Delft network. 

YES!Delft Services

YES!Delft offers multiple services, based on the process most, if not all, startups go through:

  • Validation Lab: a 10-week part-time program for graduates, scientists and (young) professionals with the ambition to start a tech business. Validation Lab is all about finding customers and creating the insight that they are the key to a profitable business. 
  • Once the start-ups have a validated product-market fit they can apply to our incubator where the focus is on funding, team & personal development. The basis of these programs is mentoring, 1 on 1 coaching and masterclasses on subjects like personal development, company culture, negotiations, growth hacking or investments. 
  • We also run corporate and/or government programs focused on education, ideation and commercial & technical validation of (corporate) innovations. 

You

  • Have (at least) a completed WO degree or level obtained through relevant work experience
  • 5-10 years’ work experience
  • Strong organizational qualities and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical skills & a good listener
  • Experience with facilitating groups & giving workshops
  • You are stress-proof and always see opportunities for improvement
  • You are driven & accessible 
  • You are a sparring partner for colleagues, starting entrepreneurs, coaches, investors and other people in the YES!Delft network
  • Affinity and experience with start-ups, building ecosystems & government
  • Affinity with lean start-up, business modeling & scaling methodologies
  • Good knowledge of the Dutch & English language (both speaking and writing)


We offer you
The largest tech start-up ecosystem in Europe where you have the opportunity to develop yourself and implement your own ideas. We value an entrepreneurial attitude and hand you the opportunity to develop your own programs & focus areas. Being actively involved in the development of dozens of inspiring, disruptive innovations and work with smart, ambitious and successful entrepreneurs. You will work with a driven and ambitious team that goes above and beyond to support start-ups and builds a thriving ecosystem, day-in-day-out. YES!Delft offers a unique opportunity to contribute, learn and grow in the world of entrepreneurship. 

More information and application procedure
We look forward to your application. Please send your application (CV and motivation letter in English) to: robertjan@yesdelft.nl to the attention of Robert Jan van Vugt before November 24th 17:00. On Monday the 25th we will select the candidates for the first round of interviews. The first round will be on November 26th and November 27th. For questions please contact: Robert Jan van Vugt (operational director) via robertjan@yesdelft.nl

Vacancy: Community Manager The Hague

ARE YOU READY TO BUILD TOMORROW’S LEADING FIRMS? YES!Delft is hiring a Community Manager for our The Hague office!(0,8-1,0 FTE)

YES!Delft – Building Tomorrow’s Leading Firms

YES!Delft is the startup incubator that supports entrepreneurs in building and growing technology companies in the Netherlands. Over the last 14 years YES!Delft has become one of the leading incubators in the world. YES!Delft offers guidance and support to graduates, scientists, engineers and corporate professionals in their entrepreneurial journey. Our services turn promising tech-ideas into solid startups and help them grow into successful companies. Entrepreneurs get access to mentors, experts, investors and corporate partners who share their know-how and experience. Basically, we support entrepreneurs and connect them to the world!

  • YES!Delft The HagueYES!Delft’s new Digital Hub opened early 2019 in The Hague – focused on establishing a vibrant ecosystem for startups creating solutions based on technologies such as AI & Blockchain. Our ecosystem clearly goes well beyond the startups involved, also building strong links to industry, government, knowledge institutions and other initiatives.To further build up the ecosystem, there is an opportunity for an outgoing, service-minded community focal point to join our team – a colleague who simply “gets things done” whilst ensuring a positive and sharing attitude within our expanding communityThe Community Manager is responsible for both community and office management:
    • Being the trusted central point of contact for the community/ecosystem, representing YES!Delft as needed
    • Organizing community-building activities, such as meetups, events, social activities etc
    • Ensuring good communications both on & offline, and that the new community members can easily and quickly find their way around
    • Managing the office environment, ensuring that core functions like access control, ICT, interaction with reception, etc, are all effectively and responsively managed

    The role is part of both a local and a wider team, so to be carried out in close cooperation with YES!Delft team members in both our locations in The Hague and Delft.

    Profile:

    Required:

    • minimum HBO (Bachelor) degree
    • minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience
    • Excellent communication skills both in Dutch and in English
    • Strong presentation skills, particularly re leading events
    • Self-starting attitude
    • 4 days/week minimum

    Beneficial:

    • experience with startups (hubs)
    • experience with community building
    • international experience
    • living in The Hague
    • Affinity with technology (startups)

    We offer you

    A world-class incubator: An inspiring startup environment where you have the opportunity to develop yourself in a unique way and where you are able to implement your ideas and improve our services wherever you see fit. You will work with a diverse, driven and ambitious team that goes above and beyond to support startups and builds a thriving ecosystem, day-in-day-out. YES!Delft offers a truly unique opportunity in the Netherlands to contribute, learn and grow in the world of tech-entrepreneurship. Of course, a one-year contract, laptop, and mobile phone are a given and free domibos on location are a bonus.

    HOW TO APPLY
    We look forward to your motivation letter and CV in English. Please send your application to ras@yesdelft.nl in the attention of Ras Lalmy before November 30.

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