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Project Manager – Office Move (12-month fixed term contract)

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For you, office management is not only about administration, but also about helping people accomplish their mission by making the workplace a second home; taking into account the interior design, layout, plant life and Feng Shui of the space. You have multi-tasking superpowers, have outstanding organizational skills and project management is your hobby. Working with different cultures and languages all-day-every-day and continuously improving the processes and working environment is the challenge you need to perform at your best.

Your Mission
  • Manage an office move of circa 170-180 people within Berlin – estimated to take place around Q2 2019 (moving kit and people, facilities like WAN/LAN, working with property management, etc)
  • Liaison with real estate brokers and small team of representatives from the Berlin and London office around viewing and selection of new office location
  • Owning and co-ordinating delivery of a central plan of activities to prepare and deliver the office move (working alongside real estate brokers)
  • Negotiate lease agreements, build-outs, move coordination and establishment of ongoing property management services
  • Oversee management of the existing Berlin office until the lease ends (facilities, equipment, remedial work for security, IT, office facilities etc)
  • Main Contact point for (current) Berlin office landlord
  • Ensure Berlin employees and senior stakeholders are engaged and updated on the plans
  • Ensure the preparation of required project documentation
  • Ensure the office health and safety plan is compliant with German VBG-standards
Your Expertise
  • Polished written and oral communication skills to address a wide variety of audiences
  • Fluent in English & German (written and spoken)
  • Previous experience of project managing office moves of circa 150 employees is essential
  • Based in Berlin
  • Knowledge and experience of facilities and office management
  • An ability to multi-task, change direction quickly and prioritize conflicting deadlines
  • An energetic character with strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated project management ability to employ integration, scope time management, cost, quality, human resources, communications, risk, and procurement components.
Your Personality
  • You don’t like being thrown in at the deep end. You like to jump yourself
  • You live and breathe globalization and love to work internationally
  • You mesmerize people with a friendly and open-minded, yet trustworthy and reliable personality
  • You think in achievements, not in departments, responsibilities or hierarchies
  • As a quick learner, first mover and fast thinker you can keep pace with one of the fastest growing technology start ups
  • You are driven by curiosity and innovation, and always up for a good challenge
  • You have a natural curiosity for indoor design
Our Promise
  • Employment in Berlin in the cosmopolitan suburb of Kreuzberg and soon wherever you will move us to
  • Daily adrenalin rushes while working and learning in one of the fastest growing sectors in online advertising
  • Access to an international high-profile network
  • A company culture driven by pioneer-thinking and talent that exceeds departments and hierarchies

The challenge is on. If you think it’s you we’re looking for, send us your battle plan along with a certificate of your super powers. Alternatively, a motivational cover letter and resume will do, too. For now.

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