About The DO 

The DO empowers people to take action and create positive impact in their companies, their communities and the wider world. It is home to The DO Group, The DO School and The DO Community, as well as a virtual community of top leaders, experts and innovators from around the world.

At The DO Group, we work with companies and organizations on their purposeful transformation. The DO School is a life-long learning center that believes in the power of hands-on learning. And, as a social business, The DO Community is our effort to connect our global ecosystem in the belief that together, our actions can solve the big challenges of our time.

As a Program Manager, you will be part of our co-creation teams and will act as the main connector between The DO Group and our partners with responsibility for project and stakeholder management.

 

You would own... 

  • Project management throughout the project lifecycle, from internal communications to process setup, execution and outcome delivery  

  • Stakeholder management and act as link between The DO Group team, the partner team, the wider organisation and external experts

  • Communications & documentation of workshop and session outcomes and output deliverables, such as board presentations  

… and support

  • Design and facilitation of individual workshops and trainings, online and in-person

  • Data and knowledge capture of all stakeholder & project information as well as programmatic content, methods and tools

You will work closely with the... 

  • DO Group Team

  • External business stakeholders 

  • Program comms team

 

In the first month, you will complete your onboarding, learn the nuts & bolts of The DO Group programs and get to know the team. 

After three months, you will have established good working relationships with your external partners, have taken over the program and stakeholder management for your program(s) and started to co-facilitate and design workshops.

After six months, you will have established a smooth workflow, operations and communication between internal and external program stakeholders and fully own program and stakeholder management for your program(s). 

After one year, you will be fully at ease in your role as program manager; and will have started to look at your impact beyond immediate tasks, e.g. in terms of knowledge capture or process optimisation.

 

About you

To thrive and grow in this role, you will likely be: 

  • A people person, able to establish a productive working atmosphere and good relationships with a wide range of people 

  • Structured and able to pull various strands together into a coherent and efficient project plan & rollout, yet flexible to adapt to shifting circumstances and priorities 

  • Diligent and proactive about workflow implementation, internal communication and alignment, documentation and progress, time, and budget tracking 

  • A clear communicator both orally, in your day-to-day communication and in the production of written materials geared at different types of audiences 

  • Fluent in English and German (verbal and written)

 

… And will likely have: 

  • Been a project or program manager in multi-stakeholder, complex projects 

  • Managed a wide range of stakeholders, from project teams to C-level executives

  • Worked in large, complex organizations and fast-paced and international environments 

  • Facilitated online and offline workshops and trainings

 

Ideally, you might also have experience in ... 

  • Change management, organisational development, training or innovation

  • Co-creation projects involving internal and external stakeholder

  • Different methods and models of communication, coaching and design

This profile draws on our experience of people who have been successful in this role in the past. We warmly encourage you to apply if you feel your experience and skills equip you for this job but are not listed here! 

 

About The DO

  • The DO empowers people to take action and create positive impact in their companies, their communities and the wider world. It is home to The DO Group, The DO School and The DO Community, as well as a virtual community of top leaders, experts and innovators from around the world.

  • We are a purposeful organization with a global reach working to make an impact, where purpose, passion and your ideas matter.  

  • You will work with an entrepreneurial, creative and international team as well as a global community of purposeful DOers from over 100 countries

  • We offer a competitive salary, benefits, team-building activities, professional development opportunities and flexible and remote work modalities

The DO is an inclusive organization and explicitly welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds, whether that’s ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, disability or alternative professional paths.

Show some love and please mention tbd* in your application.

*is your future to be determined?

We send our newsletter to thousands of people every thursday with all the top jobs plus opinion articles, events and lots of resources for your career with impact. It's really good. Even if we do say so ourselves.