Junior programme manager (closed)

The Role

Do you instinctively like to bring people together? Are you passionate about building communities and creating the right space for connections and knowledge exchange? Do you want your work to help bring about positive change? 

We are looking for an energetic and highly motivated Junior Programme Manager who can take an active role in further developing and executing Humanity Hub programming activities with a focus on more impact.  As a key member of the programming and community development team, your main responsibility will be to co-create and lead a number of programmes and projects within the Hub programming portfolio. 

You are the ideal candidate if you already have some experience with community, project or event management in the purpose led and social innovation world. We are looking for an individual with strong organisation and project management skills, a relationship builder who can approach the work with creativity, passion, and determination to provide value for the community.  

Do you recognise yourself? Join us if you want to be part of an ambitious social organisation where you have room to learn, apply your skills and develop an extensive network.  

Key responsibilities

  • Coordinate programmes and projects within the Hub’s programming portfolio (e.g. Cybersecurity for NGOs, Talent for Good fair, Meet & Greet) 
  • Co-create programmes and build community around strategic themes (e.g. SDGs, international profiling, talent, access to funding) 
  • Identify opportunities and support the development and execution of other Hub projects and events (e.g. peace&justice cafe, Just Peace events, Hub community programming) 
  • Research and build relationships within the Hub’s growing network of partners, key stakeholders, potential members and speakers 
  • Identify and promote relevant opportunities for connection to Hub members and other ecosystem professionals 
  • Work closely with the communications team to ensure that your projects and programmes are communicated effectively 
  • Help identify and apply for funding opportunities  
  • Continuously improve the Hub’s knowledge management and capabilities for all aspects related to events and programmes (e.g. process, budgets, templates)  
  • Work closely with and support the rest of the team in other areas when needed  


  • You easily connect with people, are curious about what drives them and able to spot and create opportunities for connection and collaboration 
  • You are comfortable taking the lead on projects, both working independently and effectively collaborating within a team 
  • You have great organizational skills. You feel comfortable managing your own workflow, you are able to handle multiple projects at the same time and have the ability to prioritize requests and tasks. 
  • You have excellent communication skills and professional working knowledge of English and (ideally) Dutch 
  • You have completed a HBO or WO education and have at least 1 year of work experience in a role with similar responsibilities e.g. in community, event, or project management. 
  • You are comfortable in front of an audience, leading a conversation or running a workshop 
  • You are proactive, solution-oriented and flexible. You get things done, you are available for some activities outside of working hours, e.g. evening events 
  • You have demonstrated affinity with peace and justice and have a keen sense for what is going on in our relevant sectors and society  
  • You want to work in a young and developing organization and contribute directly to new concepts and relevant processes 
  • High digital literacy, able to use various online platforms and digital tools  
  • Preferably living in (the region of) The Hague  
  • Applicants must have the right to work in The Netherlands. 

What we offer

  • A one year contract for four days a week (0,8 FTE or 32 hours per week) with the possibility to extend  
  • A full-time salary of € 2400 per month (€ 1920 based on 80%). The salary offer might be adjusted up or down depending on qualifications 
  • 8% holiday allowance and 25 vacation days of holiday (based on 100%)  
  • Pension contribution 
  • Laptop, communication allowance, and working from home allowance 
  • Access to events, workshops and trainings provided to Hub members 
  • You are part of an ambitious and growing social organisation where your expertise, advice and work are appreciated   
  • A dynamic,  young team with a great working atmosphere 
  • An inspiring network of international professionals who contribute to a more peaceful and just world  
  • An energetic and goal-oriented organisational culture and informal team  
  • A beautiful, innovative and creative workspace in the heart of The Hague  
  • 25% discount on purchases in the Humanity Hub Café 

About the Hague Humanity Hub

The Humanity Hub is a not-for-profit foundation that supports and strengthens civil society organisations in The Hague working for a more peaceful and just world.  

We facilitate collaboration and innovation by offering the necessary ingredients for chance encounters, inspirational collaborations, and the exchange of knowledge.  

The Hub is both an actively managed community and a beautifully designed space in the city center of The Hague, where professionals can connect and collaborate, work, and organise events. 

Our growing community is active in a wide range of fields such as peacebuilding, justice innovation, education, humanitarian action, climate action, and development aid. From non-profit to for profit, start-ups to scale-ups, small local to large international organisations and academia, everyone is welcome. 

Our ambition is to unleash the potential of the ecosystem by engaging as many relevant organisations as possible in our community.