IT Manager

Temporary, Full-time · Amsterdam

About Metabolic

At Metabolic, we recognize the need for a new economic model: one that ensures the wellbeing of all people and allows organizations to thrive without transgressing the safe boundaries of the Earth’s natural systems. Metabolic’s mission is to transition the global economy to a fundamentally sustainable state. We envision a world where human societies and ecosystems flourish, and where our economic activities do not transgress any of the planetary boundaries.

We work with a growing network of partners, to equip organizations all over the world with tools and insights to catalyze this change. We conduct leading research, develop future-facing strategies, and build scalable solutions to critical problems.

Our company culture is our core strength. We strive for excellence, empathy, collaboration and commitment in everything we do. We value your personal and professional goals, and aspire to create an environment where they are achieved through both learning and doing.

About the Role

Our internal IT infrastructure is a critical part of any organization, but for Metabolic it is an essential element in helping us maximize our overall impact and manage a variety of organizations that together serve a coherent sustainability mission.

We are currently recruiting an IT Manager to join our Operations team. In this unique and integral opportunity, reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, you will work closely with all stakeholders across our ecosystem to manage and provide IT technical advice and support across the range of IT infrastructures at Metabolic, including our website and on our consultancy capacity management tools. 

You possess previous working experience in an IT management and technical advice/ support role, and thrive working across a variety of business teams to provide a seamless, robust and professional IT infrastructure. You are excited to engage with new technological developments in the field, working with key stakeholders to apply them proactively to the unique context and IT infrastructure in which we work.

You get your energy from working with people, and we are looking for a creative and solutions-oriented colleague who is comfortable working autonomously, and also as part of a close-knit interdisciplinary international team. 

The position is a full-time role and will start asap, based in our office in Amsterdam.

Your profile
  • Support Metabolic with domain expertise on our core IT infrastructure

  • Establish and maintain documentation for IT services

  • Train and support staff on IT and software systems, 

  • Support the organization in questions of data protection and cyber security, including topics such as GDPR compliance, data security practices, access and password management, and others

  • Coordinate and execute changes around IT and software systems

  • Purchase and configure IT equipment for Metabolic

  • Maintain register of hardware and software purchased and owned by Metabolic

  • Respond to requests for new software by conducting projects to discover possible solutions and implement them

  • Write and update Metabolic’s IT policies together with relevant stakeholders

  • Maintain access rights to various software packages used by Metabolic by applying access frameworks and following approval processes

Our Offer

Be part of a dynamic, ambitious and international team that is passionate about sustainability, technology and impact. Collaborate and work alongside world-class experts in the fields of sustainability and circularity throughout the Metabolic Ecosystem.

This opportunity will place you in an environment that values people with their own ideas and initiatives. We believe in flat hierarchies, shared decision-making and impact over profit. You will be able to participate in an evolving decentralized governance system and be part of a close-knit community of people with shared interests and a strong company culture. We promise: 

  • A social, supportive and vibrant work environment and location with connection and purpose

  • Autonomy & freedom for decision-making within your role, ensuring your voice within Metabolic

  • Flexible and balanced approach with hybrid working, holidays and a focus on wellbeing

  • Room for career development and personal growth. 

About us
Metabolic’s mission is to transition the global economy to a fundamentally sustainable state. We advise governments, businesses, and NGOs on how to adapt to a fast-changing global context. Combining systems thinking and data science, we map and understand local and global systems to assess where to intervene and develop solutions that can dramatically shift how the economy functions. 
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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