Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) is formulating a number of projects to further develop and give substance to its new strategy, ranging from the pursuit of new institutional partnerships to strengthen its impact agenda, the development of new educational programmes and the improvement of existing programmes to other initiatives. This role supports and drives the projects that will bring the School to the next level in its development phase, and to further establish it as a leader among mission-driven business schools in Europe and beyond.
Your main tasks
The RSM corporate project manager will engage as project lead and/or co‑ordinator to help formulate project goals and outcomes, manage project resources and timelines, involve stakeholders, and help produce deliverables. They will perform tasks in close consultation with the Dean of RSM and members of the RSM Executive Board. Other stakeholders include the directors in the RSM business portfolio, the policy director and colleagues in RSM's Policy and Accreditation Unit, as well as colleagues in the wider Erasmus University.
The Policy and Accreditation unit supports the Executive Board of the School in the areas of institutional development, quality assurance, accreditations and rankings.
30.4—38 hours per week
€3746—€5127 per month
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Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)
The successful candidate for this position will possess the following qualifications:
Master's degree in a relevant area with accompanying high-level analytical skills;
Minimum of 3 years working experience in a relevant position (e.g. in consultancy or project management);
Experience in an international environment with accompanying international mindset and capabilities;
Experience in the Higher Education or Business Education market would be considered an advantage;
Excellent command of both English (C1) and Dutch (C1), both verbally and in written communication;
Experience in data management, business intelligence and in the use of office software including Excel, PowerPoint and similar packages.
Your required competencies
The successful candidate will:
Possess advanced project development and management skills;
Be able to successfully function in a complex organisation and navigate through political sensitivities and conflicts of interest;
Be a team player and have an open, professional attitude, able to receive and give professional feedback;
Be pro-active and take the initiative to continuously improve policy and processes;
Achieve results and get things done, sometimes to short deadlines, by being persuasive and/or decisive, depending on the situation;
Possess excellent advisory skills to counsel various stakeholders on a variety of issues at various levels in the organisation;
Have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to make and give convincing presentations.
Conditions of employment
Fixed-term contract: 12 months.
This is an interesting for early career high potentials, to develop themselves and their project skills in a top 10 mission driven European Business School.
The conditions of employment correspond with the collective labour agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO NU).
Salary is subject to training and experience and may vary from a minimum of € 3,746 (scale 11 CAO NU) gross per month and up to a maximum of € 5,127 gross per month (scale 11 CAO NU), based on a full-time contract of 38 hours.
Erasmus University has attractive employment conditions, which include a holiday allowance of 8 per cent, an end-of-year bonus of 8.3 per cent, and 41 vacation days with 1,0 FTE. More information is available at https://www.eur.nl/en/working/eur-employer .
There will be opportunities for some job-specific and digital training where necessary; Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University encourages learning, personal growth, and training for increased effectiveness for all colleagues.
Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) is one of Europe's top-ranked business schools. RSM provides ground-breaking research and education furthering excellence in all aspects of management and is based in the international port city of Rotterdam - a vital nexus of business, logistics and trade. RSM's primary focus is on developing business leaders with international careers who can become a force for positive change by carrying their innovative mindset into a sustainable future. Our first-class range of bachelor, master, MBA, PhD and executive programmes encourage them to become critical, creative, caring and collaborative thinkers and doers. Study information and activities for future students, executives and alumni are also organised from the RSM office in Chengdu, China. www.rsm.nl
RSM is an equal opportunity employer and explicitly encourages applications from candidates of all genders, ethnicities, and nationalities.
Are you interested in this position? We would like to hear from you before 17:00 on Friday 20 November. Please send your resumé and application letter for the attention of Anne van de Graaf, Director of Operations.
If you have any questions about position, please contact Anne van de Graaf at firstname.lastname@example.org .
In case of equal suitability, internal candidates enjoy a priority position over external candidates