Junior Project Manager (all genders)

Temporary, Full or part-time · Germany (Berlin)

Role Summary
The main part of your role (appr. 20h/week) will be to execute and manage ProVeg’s 
perspective project that we just kicked off with other non-profit partners and aims to analyze 
the sustainability efforts of German supermarkets and using the results of the analysis to 
engage with those retail companies. You will mainly do coordination work that requires 
communication with internal and external stakeholders, event planning and diligent 
execution according to the project plan.

As Junior Project Manager, you should have a structured way of working. We are looking for 
a proactive communicator (mail, telephone or face-to-face at events), who is comfortable 
handling various different tasks at the same time.
Job Details
Reports to: Senior Project Manager Food Industry & Retail
Department: Corporate & Institutional Engagement
Location: Berlin preferred, remote work possible
Hours: 20-40 h per week
Start: asap and limited until 31.05.2025

The position is pending funding, a final answer will be given once financing is finalised!!! 
Responsibilities

Coordinating ProVeg’s participation in a new retail-focused project

  • Realisation, planning and coordination of all project activities in close coordination with the teamlead 
  • Ensuring the deliverables of the project partnership are achieved efficiently and in time
  • Representing ProVeg in the project consortium and ProVeg’s participating role externally
  • Internal coordination and communication with relevant ProVeg departments and countries in order to achieve an optimal impact for the project:

Engaging with important private sector entities to make a supply-side impact for the future of plant-based and cell-based food, including German companies and their brands, and retailers.

  • Supporting in the delivery of our consulting projects
  • Supporting in the delivery of research projects that build the foundation of our consulting and publication work
  • Internal project management and flexibility to support the Food Industry Team in their projects when needed
  • Supporting our KPI & MEL tracking for Food Industry and Retail Team interventions
Qualifications

Required:

  • Prior working experience in projects with external partners
  • Relevant university degree in business, event management, marketing, communications or other relevant fields.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Diligent and solution-oriented working style
  • Interest in learning and gaining a comprehensive understanding of the plant-based business landscape
  • Business fluent verbal and written English
  • Fluent verbal and written German
  • Identification with ProVeg’s goals

Preferred:

  • Prior working experience in the food industry or consulting in the food sector
  • Combining an independent, structured work style with a curious, creative nature to find new solutions.
  • Knowledge of or strong interest in the plant-based and cell-based food sector, as well as an understanding of the obstacles to overcome.
  • Knowledge of national/EU regulatory frame and challenges for the plant-based and/or cell-based food sector
  • Resilience and proactive attitude, comfortable with challenging the status quo.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage time effectively.
  • Comfortable to also work remotely in a growing and evolving organization.
  • Willingness to travel.
Benefits of working with us
  • Flexible working hours with the option of compensating overtime with time off.
  • Flexible home office options (temporarely from abroad with A1-certification).
  • 25 days basic holiday (FTE) plus one additional day of holiday per year (additional days of holiday can be "bought" via small salary adjustments).
  • A respectful working atmosphere in a highly motivated team.
  • A strong focus on personal development and a designated training budget.
  • Provision of a work laptop and access to a well-equipped office in Berlin Tiergarten.
  • Mindfulness programme - free Headspace account.
  • We are an inclusive workplace for our diverse employees around the world and encourage everyone in our organisation to bring all aspects of themselves to work.
  • And last but not least: Join a great team and work with us to create a world where everyone chooses delicious and healthy food that is good for all people, animals and our planet!
When?
Start: asap and limited until 31.05.2025
About us

ProVeg International is a food awareness organisation working to transform the global food system by replacing 50% of animal products globally with plant-based and cultivated foods by 2040.

ProVeg engages with all relevant stakeholders to create a food system where everyone chooses delicious and healthy food that is good for all humans, animals, and our planet.


ProVeg has received the United Nations’ Momentum for Change Award and works closely with key UN food and environment agencies. 


ProVeg creates global impact, with offices in 12 countries across four continents and more than 200 employees. 


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