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Program Assistant

Are you good with logistics and planning and experienced in project management? Would you like to help Danish companies and organizations prosper in the intersection between science, technology, and innovation? Then this might be the job for you! 

deadline: February 21, 2019 are you our new program assistant?

Innovation Centre Denmark, as part of the Danish Consulate General, is located in the number one tech hub of the world, Silicon Valley, US and we are looking for a new colleague. We are looking for a Program Assistant to help execute different programs for Danish researchers and students, who are on fellowship programs in the Bay Area.

As a Program Assistant, you will support the project leaders on different projects and be part of a project team. You will provide your experience in program management, accounting, budgets, logistics, and communication with Stakeholders in the programs.

You will take a supporting role in the execution and planning of the programs in a very diverse, friendly and yet output driven environment. The only prerequisites are that you are engaged, structured in your work, have some experience with accounting and Excel, have a relevant education and experience. 

Our General expectations

It is essential that you thrive in a fast-paced environment where you will get a lot of responsibility and influence in defining and executing your daily tasks. 

Our ideal ICDK colleague:

  • Experience in program/project management is a definite advantage is service minded and flexible
  • Is good with logistics and planning
  • Experience with Navision Stat is a plus, but not a requirement
  • Is a trouble-shooter
  • An open-minded person with a strong drive to perform both on own initiative and as part of a team
  • An excellent verbal and written communicator in English 

What to expect and how to apply

We offer an opportunity to thrive and develop in an international and very inspirational environment, while providing value to Denmark and Danish companies in the nexus between innovation, science and research, and Economic Diplomacy. 

We offer a local contract with salary and other conditions regulated according to the Staff Rules of the Consulate General in Silicon Valley. We expect to fill the position as soon as possible. The position is on a contract basis and initially offered for a 2-year period with possible extension. In your application, motivate why you are a good fit for the job and please enclose your CV.

Contact Science Attaché Jeppe Dørup Olesen for questions on

Send your application / cover letter and CV to:

Application deadline is 21st February 2019. Interviews will be held in the weeks following the deadline.

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