The UvA Green Office is looking for a new manager starting from the 13 May 2020.

Become an essential part of the UvA Green Office by taking on a leadership role and participate in shaping the future of the Green Office!

The position

The manager of the UvA Green Office is responsible for all actions of the UvA Green Office members and makes sure everything goes according to plan. To achieve this, the manager determines the general strategy and monitors the progress of current projects and the work of the team leaders. The manager also decides on the expenses so that the allotted budget is used optimally.

As a manager, you will help and guide the team leaders and ensure the whole team is functioning optimally. This also means playing a supportive role by determining the structure of the Green Office, organizing meetings and maintaining close contacts with other organizations, our supervisor, the head of Facility Services, other influential people within the university and anyone who is interested in the Green Office.

Additional facts

The job takes up about 20 hours per week.
You will receive about €270, - per month as compensation.

This is you

You are ...


... a student of the UvA

... experienced in carrying out a leadership role
... highly motivated
... a passionate sustainability advocate
... proficient in English and (preferable) Dutch
... available at least until September 2021

Why apply?

You will learn ...


... what it takes to lead a sustainability organization

... how to lead a team

... how to build a network

... how to create and implement a general strategy

... how to implement sustainability in large organizations

... what it means to be part of a great team

Apply by sending us an email with your CV and motivational letter (.pdf) via email. We will contact you to arrange an interview in April.


Until the beginning of April.

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