Special Projects Manager

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Special Projects Manager

  40 hours a week

Fulltime · NL - Office Groningen

The installation of solar panels is an important part of the current energy transition. Every year we install solar panels, charging stations and batteries at thousands of households and companies. As we continue to bring new innovative products to the market, we are looking for a special project manager to join the team.

The function

In your role as Special Projects Manager, you will be involved in all processes relating to the development and coordination of the company in the Netherlands and you will learn how to scale a company. Executing various projects across different domains (such as marketing and development etc.).

You are responsible for preparing, executing and realizing various projects throughout the business value chain. Working directly with the Country Manager.

You ensure that the entire process runs smoothly, maintain an overview and regularly report on progress and, in the event of deviations, resolve them to the satisfaction of the business.

Working towards a sunny future.It's possible!

This is what you will do

  • Support the strategic and operational design of the business.

  • Help us to set up and coordinate various strategic projects across the business.
  • Support in numerous teams and cross-topic processes and projects such as HR, marketing, sales and administration.
  • You are actively involved in the leadership of the company and set new impulses independently.
  • Working for an international b-corp and making a direct contribution to a more sustainable world.

What are you bringing?

  • At least 2-3 years in a management consulting or similar position

  • HBO working and thinking level
  • A solution orientated and self starter individual
  • Have problem-solving skills, are proactive, flexible and you can switch quickly
  • You can put yourself in the shoes of the customer and understand how projects should be managed properly
  • You live in Groningen or the surrounding area and You are available 40 hours a week
  • Do you have no experience in the solar energy industry yet? That's no problem. Within our Soly Academy you follow a 2-week training program as part of your onboarding.

We give you

  • Direct reporting line to the Country Manager

  • A challenging and varied job in a growing organization!
  • A good gross monthly salary depending on your education, qualities and experience
  • 25 vacation days and option to buy an additional 5 days
  • Extra leave for volunteer work
  • Travel allowance of € 0.21 per kilometer, which you will receive from 10 kilometers with a maximum of 30 km one way.
  • Pension scheme at A.S.R. and 8% holiday pay
  • Bicycle arrangement at Lease a Bike with an additional contribution of 25 euros
  • Sports arrangement via Company fitness with an additional contribution of 5 euros
  • High discounts on fashion, electronics and days out through Benefits at Work
  • Rent our solar panels with a substantial discount
  • Free fresh fruit at the office
  • Fully equipped workplace with standing/sitting desk and a laptop, so you can work in a hybrid way
  • Working at an international sustainable organization with the nicest colleagues

About Soly 

Since 2013, Soly has been working on the mission to make solar energy accessible to everyone. Since then we have grown rapidly and installed solar systems on more than 22,000 roofs. Soly is one of the leading solar energy companies in Europe and is backed by Shell and pension fund ABP. We are known for our hands-on mentality and direct lines. We focus on the long term and are prepared to invest in it. Focusing on quality, digital first mindset and scalability is what drives us. We have a team of enthusiastic, positive, intrinsically driven colleagues and we work together every day towards a bright future.

Are you excited? Nice! 

Please note: in the period from 1 September to 24 September, applications received will not be processed due to the holiday. After this period we will look at who has applied and which candidates we want to speak to.

This is how the process looks like:

  1. After your application via the link below, we will contact you within 3 working days.

  2. We start with an intake by telephone.

  3. Are the initial expectations correct? Then you come for an interview so that we can get to know each other. Together with you, we check how you match with the required qualities, experience and motivation.

  4. Do we both feel the energy? Then you move on to a second interview and we discuss the position in more detail and you meet the team.

  5. Does it feel good? Then we will make you an offer.

  6. We think it is important that all new employees can hand over a Declaration on Behavior (VOG) before the start of the employment contract. We will therefore request this for you before the start of your employment.

Apply now

Would you like to join our team as a Special Projects Manager in Groningen? Then we'd love to hear from you!

Good to know:

During our selection process, we only look at the qualities of the candidates. You therefore do not have to add your age, gender, origin or a photo of yourself to your CV. We follow our Hiring Code of Conduct.

Do you want to know more about the vacancy?

Call or email Elisa Schuil (Corporate Recruiter), she will be happy to help you. 

+31 (0)50-7997273 or [email protected]

We are a B Corp: Business as a force for good

Thousands of households and companies switch to solar energy with us every year. This not only means our sustainable impact is large, but we also have a chain that has a major impact on the earth and countless (direct or indirect) stakeholders. As a  B Corp , we do everything we can to ensure that this impact is positive for our customers, employees, factory workers, the environment and everything else we have an impact on.

Being a B Corp is hard work, but it ensures that we are always critical of ourselves and bring out the best in Soly. We set high standards for ourselves, as you can read in our  Climate Action ReportBut it is precisely those challenges that give us energy