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Lead IT & Operations

Rewilding Europe


Posted over 30 days ago...


Join the Rewilding Europe team to harness technology for nature's comeback as the new Lead IT & Operations


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No salary declared 😔

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Netherlands, preferably in or near Nijmegen

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary: Rewilding Europe is an organization dedicated to restoring Europe's wild nature. With a fresh strategy for the decade and ambitious 2030 goals, the team is expanding. The organization offers a unique opportunity for individuals passionate about conservation to contribute to a significant environmental cause while working in a professional, dynamic, and friendly culture. Competitive salaries are provided, reflecting the candidate's expertise and experience.

Role Summary:

  • Strategic and operational oversight of IT systems and infrastructure.
  • Enhancement and professionalization of IT and data management.
  • Leadership of IT projects, particularly improving Microsoft 365 environment.
  • Management of facilities, office, and contracts.
  • Updating and maintenance of operations manual.

Role Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/IT or related field.
  • 5+ years in IT with leadership experience.
  • Expertise in IT strategy, planning, and execution.
  • Proven ability to implement and manage IT systems and infrastructure.
  • Skilled in managing IT projects, teams, and budgets.
  • Familiar with project management methodologies and tools.
  • Knowledge of Prince 2 and/or Waterfall model.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft 365.
  • Background in facility, office, and contract management.
  • Fluency in English; working proficiency in Dutch.

Application Process Details:

  • Submit a motivational letter and CV by 18:00 CET, June 5, 2024.
  • Email to [email removed - click apply for more details] with 'Lead IT & Operations' as the subject.
  • Any inquiries should also be directed to the provided email address.

Rewilding Europe is stepping up its operations and has developed an exciting new strategy and set ambitious goals for 2030. We are looking for a Lead IT & Operations to strengthen our Central Team.

The Role: The Lead IT & Operations oversees the planning, implementation, and management of the organisation's IT systems and infrastructure and ensures a productive and efficient working environment. The position is both strategic and operational, including support and advice to the Central Team and the teams in the rewilding landscapes (separate legal entities). The key focus is improving and professionalising IT and data management following recommendations from a report by Ernst & Young. This involves leading various IT projects starting with the improvement of Rewilding Europe's Microsoft 365 environment. The operations part of the role involves overseeing facility, office and contract management and updating and maintaining Rewilding Europe's operations manual.

Job Requirements: • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field; • At least 5 years’ experience in IT roles with progressive responsibility and leadership experience; • Experience in IT strategy development, planning, and execution; • Proven track record of successfully implementing and managing IT systems, infrastructure, and solutions; • Demonstrated experience in managing IT projects, teams, and budgets; • Knowledge of project management methodologies, tools and best practices; • Experience in applying Prince 2 and/or the Waterfall model; • Strong knowledge of Microsoft 365; • Experience in facility, office and contract management is a pre; • Full professional proficiency in English and professional working proficiency in Dutch is required.

Benefits: Rewilding Europe is a professional and dynamic organisation with a friendly working culture. We offer competitive salaries, commensurate with background, expertise, level of experience, and country of residence.

Application Details: We invite those interested in this position to submit a motivational letter and CV before 5 June 2024 18.00 CET to [email removed - click apply for more details]. Please include Lead IT & Operations in the subject line. Any queries regarding this position should also be sent to this email address. We strive to ensure that our workforce reflects society and the international character of our organisation.


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