Program Manager (Traineeships)

Job description

If program management, aligning between departments and getting shit done don’t turn you on, don’t bother reading the rest and close this page.



You’re reading on, awesome!

Do you want to be our Program Manager and take responsibility for managing two 6-Month Traineeship programs per year? And do you have what it takes to keep an overview, manage different stakeholders and just get it done?

If you want to be part of laying the foundation for the skills that everyone’s looking for and develop yourself as the best Program Manager around while working in a fast-growing company and shaping the future of education, you’ve stumbled upon the right job post!

Start date = October 1st 2018


  • Managing the 6-Month Traineeship programs twice a year, including:

    • The entire project planning & team management

    • Ensuring the product gets enough attention by working with all departments: sales, training, marketing & operations

    • Taking care of all communication and stakeholder management, ranging from managing the candidate pipeline, joining sales meetings and doing company culture assessments

  • Collecting feedback, documenting learnings and improving the project processes from program to program.

  • Provide clear communication around the programs across all departments.

  • Ad hoc operational tasks as part of the operational team deliverables.


  • Access to The Netherlands’ fastest growing startup network

  • Lots of room for personal and professional development

  • A training budget of €1.500 per year

  • An international team and lots of banter

  • A great office in the heart of Amsterdam

  • Daily healthy lunch, fruit, snacks & tasty coffee

  • Friday night drinks & lots of team activities

  • A good salary



  • You’ve hunted down a Bachelor or Master degree

  • You have excellent English skills in speaking and writing

  • You have 2-4 years relevant experience in a startup or scaleup

  • You have managed a similar size project before

  • You are available full-time and live in Amsterdam (or willing to relocate)


  • You are a hands-on project manager with a positive can-do mentality

  • You are great at keeping an overview while not missing the details

  • You are extremely organised but flexible when needed

  • You have excellent time management skills and know how to prioritise

  • You are a clear communicator and know how to handle different stakeholders, ranging from colleagues, corporates and participants

  • You are stress resistant and love having a lot of balls in the air

  • When you don’t know something, Google is your answer

  • You are ambitious and learn super super fast

  • You’re independent, down-to-earth and love getting shit done

Sounds like you? Well… what are you waiting for, apply!

We can’t wait to meet you!