Join Our Team as a Project Manager!
Project Manager Open Innovation (60 – 80%)
We no longer accept applications.
We are looking for a committed personality with project management talent starting in July or by agreement. Become part of an agile non-profit association, a terrific team and a great vision for a fair, sustainable and open society.
Who we are
Opendata.ch is committed to using data, software and knowledge for the common good. To this end, we…
- promote open, human-centered projects and infrastructure (hackathons, Prototype Fund),
- strengthen collaboration in the data ecosystem (working groups, forum, hackathons),
- advocate for a suitable legal and political framework,
- inform and raise awareness among the public (Data Café) and
- advise and support the public administration in becoming more open, human-centered and innovative.
The non-profit association was founded in 2012 and is part of the international Open Knowledge Network.
What you will do
Together with our team and board you will:
- Be (co-)responsible for the planning, organization and implementation of various projects and events (including hackathons, Opendata.ch Forum),
- Share and coordinate with our community and stakeholders,
- Help shape our communication on various channels (website, newsletter, blog and social media),
- Measure the impact of our processes and optimize them as well as
- help shape our association.
What you bring to the table
- at least 2 years of experience in project and/or event management
- strong communication skills in French and English
- You like to get things done, work independently and carefully.
Nice to have
- your network in the digital, non-profit and/or political sector, especially in French-speaking Switzerland
- Experience and knowledge in (open) data, (open source) software, (open) innovation, human-centered design, advocacy/public affairs, government, public sector consulting, community management, and/or sustainability.
What we offer
- meaningful, impact-oriented work for the common good
- a lot of creative freedom with your projects and within the association
- flexible and independent work structures (also regarding remote work)
- a committed and collaborative team with flat hierarchies
- an office in the heart of Bern
- access to a broad network from research, business, administration, politics, journalism and civil society in Switzerland and abroad
- a market-oriented salary and five weeks of vacation
Please send your application (including CV and motivation letter) via this form by 30 June at the latest. We will conduct the first interviews at the end of June. If you have any questions, please contact the director Florin Hasler.