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Primary Practice Group: Work for Perrett Laver
Salary & Benefits: competitive
Closing Date: 05/11/2021
Perrett Laver is a Global Executive Search firm, and our mission is to serve sectors that benefit society by finding the strongest leaders to take on tomorrow’s challenges. We are an employee-owned company, and our diverse global team incorporates over 100 employees from many different countries and backgrounds across our 14 global offices. We have practices in Higher Education, Schools, Arts and Culture, and Not-for-Profit sectors amongst others.
Perrett Laver Europe is a young, growing company with offices in The Netherlands, Ireland and Germany, with a team consisting of 17 people with 8 different nationalities and part of a global firm with our HQ in London. We are looking for a Project Manager who will play an integral part in the executive search process and will be responsible to ensure that our clients, candidates, and colleagues will receive support while upholding the highest quality of care and delivery at all times.
Consisting of a dynamic and international team, the Perrett Laver Amsterdam office is the operational basis from where we grow our client base on continental Europe. We mainly work for universities in Europe, but also with internationally renowned research institutes (NWO, IAASA, IST Austria, Max Planck, Frauenhofer), Business schools (TIAS, RSM, HEC), museums (Van Gogh Museum, the Mauritshuis) and non-profit organisations (Greenpeace, IKEA Foundation, Friends of Europe, ILGA World). Perrett Laver's mission is to advise organisations with social impact through finding the best people who can lead the challenges of the future.
As a result of our growth, the Amsterdam office is looking for a Project Manager to join their team. As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for managing multiple projects at the same time. During the process, you will function as a point of contact for clients regarding administrative and logistical tasks as well as organise key meetings with multiple stakeholders. Important tasks, among other things, consist of the preparation, proofing, and distribution of relevant materials, contacting our media agency regarding placement of advertisements as well as creating appointment details brochures, and diary management.
You always work in a team that, in addition to the Project Manager, consists of a researcher and a consultant. These can be colleagues from your own team in Amsterdam or from our international offices. The current group of Project Managers in Amsterdam and Dublin consists of four. The language of instruction in the team is English, and they all have a second or third language at their disposal. The researchers and consultants are also internationally recruited and highly trained. They have international work experience and share a passion for working in sectors with impact. Everyone is intrinsically motivated and focused on delivering the highest quality.
As an organisation, our shared values unite us in our daily work and in our own team. We are an equal opportunities and disability confident employer, we celebrate diversity, are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and welcome applications from all qualified individuals.
It concerns a full-time employment contract for initially seven months. Depending on the performance review, the contract will be extended into a permanent contract. We offer a competitive starting salary, which is not driven by commission.
As well as notable opportunities for development, we offer excellent benefits which include private health cover, life insurance and benefits platform.
Applications can be uploaded at https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/, quoting reference 2021BV, and should consist of a CV and motivation letter. We will review CVs along the way. The closing date for applications is 5th November 9am 2021.
Note: applications that do not include a COVER LETTER will not be considered.
The role will be based in Amsterdam. We have flexible working arrangements where currently two days are mandatory in the office.
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