Senior Project Manager, Lead Faculty and Process Strategist

Job Type

Full Time



Start Date



Kurfuerstenstraße 1


We are working toward a world that works for 100% of humanity and the planet. Our contribution is to capacitate as many people as possible with collective leadership skills for sustainability transformations. This vision led to the founding of the Collective Leadership Institute (CLI) gGmbH in 2005. As a mission-driven, science and practice-based social enterprise with offices in Germany and South Africa, CLI builds capacity among diverse change agents for implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.


Based on our Collective Leadership Compass and Dialogic Change Model, and with an emphasis on SDG 17 on partnerships, we build competencies for systems transformations. This includes complex transformative process designs for systems change, high quality stakeholder engagement and dialogue, as well as partnerships across sectors. We not only capacitate actors to design and navigate complex change processes, we also contribute to shifts in thinking and being at the level of self, process, and system. In this way, we enable people to contribute to the global movement for sustainability.


CLI is in demand around the world. We therefore seek to expand our team with a


Senior Project Manager, Lead Faculty and Process Strategist

to start on 1st November 2018 based in our main office in Potsdam, Germany.

If this career opportunity aligns with your experience, competencies, and passions, read on!


Your Profile

·      A passionate and innovative change-maker who understands societal change management in the context of complex global and local sustainability transformations

·      A seasoned initiator, fundraiser, and implementer of complex projects with experience in international NGOs, businesses, or development cooperation organizations

·      A curious learner who is knowledgeable about sustainability transformation approaches and advancements in systems thinking, and who is interested to dive deep into the science and practice of our methodology

·      A creative and experienced process designer and strategy architect who stays calm in conflict-prone stakeholder settings and accompanies diverse actors through complex change processes

·      An experienced facilitator who delivers transformative educational approaches in diverse cultural contexts

·      A professional who loves delivering high quality work as a team player and collective leader

·      A talented communicator with oral and written fluency in English, German, and French; Arabic, Russian, and Spanish are also desirable


We Offer You

·       A tightly-knit, motivated, international team that is working in concert toward our shared vision

·       Space for new ideas and innovative conceptual approaches

·       Exciting opportunities to work with change agents from public, private, and civil society sectors in countries around the world

·       Opportunities to contribute to the development and growth of CLI as an organization


Please submit your letter of motivation and CV with salary expectations to Heidrun Zoller at Thank you for your interest.


Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement