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Global Projects Manager Posted Aug 04 , global
Flexible- this position can be performed remotely is looking for a talented and passionate person experienced with international, remote project management to coordinate multi-cultural teams on multiple, diverse projects.

About is building a global climate movement. Our online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions are coordinated by a global network active in over 188 countries. The number 350 means climate safety: to preserve a livable planet, scientists tell us we must reduce the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere from its current level of 400 parts per million to below 350 ppm.

We believe that a global grassroots movement can hold our leaders accountable to the realities of science and the principles of justice. That movement is rising from the bottom up all over the world, and is uniting to create the solutions that will ensure a better future for all. We want to be a laboratory for the best ways to strengthen the climate movement and catalyse transformation around the world.

About the Global Projects Manager

This person will be responsible for developing coordinating multiple teams and managing multiple projects international in scope. The exact nature and content of these projects will vary over time – sometimes a rapid-response campaign push, sometimes an international conference, sometimes a mass mobilisation project, etc.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced mobiliser, project manager, and group leader with creative vision, practical know-how, and relentless attention to detail. We will be looking for someone with demonstrated experience in developing and executing projects of varying scopes with efficiency and efficacy and bringing along the full team in the process. Experience with collaborative group processes, and of working across a variety of cultures, will be distinct advantages.

Essential skills and attributes include

-Established track record of successful project management in an international environment and in a wide range of contexts
-Experience with different project management tools
-Excellent self-organising skills
-Strong leadership ability, yet also a team player
-Able to translate concept into implementation nimbly
-Problem solver with a positive attitude
-An excellent leader/coordinator of diverse international teams and also willing to dig in on all kinds of tasks
-Culturally intelligent - truly interested in learning about different regions and able to articulate issues in a manner that bring people together to make progress
-Can juggle multiple responsibilities across various teams and can nimbly respond to unexpected opportunities
-Able to travel internationally
-Fluency in written and spoken English

Desired (but not required) skills and experiences

-Experience with the following:
-digital campaigning
-value-based audience analysis and approach
-non-violent direct action and civil disobedience

Position Type: Full-time

Application Deadline: This position is open until filled

Start Date: September 1st 2017 (flexible)

Compensation: Competitive compensation based on experience

Location: Preference for European-African timezones, but flexible for the right candidate.

Application Information: We hope to begin the interview process by as soon as possible, but this position is open until filled.

-- wants to be an inclusive and collaborative group of people who bring a variety of approaches to the work we do. We’re committed to the principles of justice, and we try to build a workplace where everyone’s treated fairly and enjoys working together. We value new perspectives, ideas of all sorts, and different ways of working. Diverse perspectives and experiences improve the way carries out its work – including what we decide to work on and how creatively/effectively we do that. We do our best to make staff positions accessible to women, people of of any ethnic background, people of any age, Indigenous people, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer people, disabled people, and other under-represented communities in our kind of organisations – including communities most impacted by climate change or impacted by other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustice.

If you have suggestions for us on how to do this better, we really value your input and strongly encourage you to write to us at with the subject line ‘Hiring Feedback’.

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