Experienced project manager – renewable energy in Africa

Location             Amsterdam, the Netherlands


Renewable energy private sector and policy consultancy projects in Africa

Partners for Innovation

Partners for Innovation is a leading consultancy for sustainable innovation. Our team of professionals works on challenging and innovative projects that contribute to the transition to a sustainable future. Clients are companies, sector organisations, governments and NGOs in Europe, Africa and beyond. Our fields of work are sustainable energy, circular economy and agribusiness. Partners for Innovation was founded in 2006 and has 17 employees in the Netherlands and 6 employees in Niger.

The job

With an increasing number of projects and activities in the field of renewable energy in Africa, we are looking for an experienced project manager for our Amsterdam office. He/she will manage a number of project contracts including the contract for the implementation of the GET.invest Finance Catalyst. Activities include: reporting on activities, targets and costs; preparing budgets; drafting cooperation and service contracts; drafting NDAs; strategic discussions with lead experts, clients and partners; consortium management; approving timesheets and travel claims; managing ICT developments. Activities may also include management of project contracts in other fields of work, and bid management.

Your profile

Appropriate candidates typically:

  • have a relevant Master diploma (science, business, economics or finance)
  • have 5 years of working experience in managing complex projects in international settings in Africa or in other emerging markets
  • are entrepreneurial, team players, very well organised, good at finding practical solutions, good at finding their own way
  • are good in communicating with clients, partners and project teams
  • are capable of delivering good work under time pressure
  • are excellent in written and oral communication in English and Dutch. A good command of French or other languages is a plus
  • are located in Amsterdam or its surroundings
  • are available to travel to the target countries if needed
  • are available for full time (32–40 hours per week)
  • are highly motivated to further strengthen the team of Partners for Innovation and to expand its activities

Personal growth

Partners for Innovation attaches great importance to personal growth. We pay close attention to the exchange of ideas, coaching, initiative, self-development and personal growth. The atmosphere is informal, pleasant and open. Benefits are commensurate.


Interested? Please call with Peter Vissers (+31 (6) 4260 9354). Please send your CV and motivational letter to Applications without motivational letter will not be taken into account.


Experienced legal secretary (m/f)

(24 hours a week, in consultation)

Location            Amsterdam, the Netherlands

For the Finance Catalyst coordination team in Amsterdam, we are looking for an experienced legal secretary.  GET.invest Finance Catalyst (see is an advisory facility implemented by Partners for Innovation. Given the increasing number of projects and activities, we are looking for a secretary to organize and execute administrative processes.

For more information about this job, please look at our Dutch website.


Open application

Are you interested in working at Partners for Innovation or do you want to send an open application?

Contact us via or call Peter Vissers on +31 (6) 4260 9354.



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Peter Vissers +31 (6) 4260 9354
Emiel Hanekamp +31 (0)6 5154 2539