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Managing Director - Join our team

The Good Scientists is a volunteer-based platform for scientists to engage with the Third Sector (NGOs, non-profits, and civil society organisations). Our goal is to make science accessible and actionable for social impact.

We are an organisation run by passionate volunteers that want to create opportunities for scientists to create social and environmental impact.

The Managing Director will assist the President with team coordination, strategic planning, mentor networking, funding applications, contact with potential partners, meeting schedules, and other organisational tasks. We are looking for candidates with good diplomacy and negotiating skills and experience with project and team management.


👌 Coordinate the team and the subteams.

👌 Manage timelines.

👌 Improve our pipelines and workflows to work together.

👌 Create opportunities of team building and to create an healthy team.

👌 Take strategic decisions and help grow TGS!

Preferred skills:

✔️ Passion for our mission

✔️ Experience managing people and being a leader.

We offer

💟 You will work in a global team of volunteers based across Europe and North America.

💟 You will set your own Individual Development Plan of self-growth targets and skills you want to acquire.

💟 Work at your own pace and set milestones in accordance with the leadership.

🌈 We value diversity, our team members are spread across the 4 corners of the Globe: west to east from California to Thailand, and north to south from The Netherlands to Senegal.

🕰️ We work flexibly and remotely. There are no minimum time requirements to join: you will have the chance to set your timeline and adjust to the working style that works best for you. We have bi-weekly meetings to share milestones.

📖 Additionally to fulfilling our motivation to translate science into social impact we grow our expertise through mutual learning, expanding professional networks, attending training and developing transferable skills for our future careers.

This is a volunteering unpaid position.

The Good Scientists team

Bronland 10, 6708 WH Wageningen, The Netherlands 

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