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Project Coordinator Startup Support (m/f/d)

Available from May 1, 2023

For almost two decades, HAMBURG INNOVATION GMBH (HI) has stood for successful knowledge and technology transfer in the Hamburg metropolitan region. The company operates at the interface between universities, research institutions, companies and the public sector with the aim of profitably networking entrepreneurial and scientific potential and creating sustainable value for science, politics, business and society.

To strengthen our "beyourpilot" project team, we are looking for the following person to start as soon as possible

Project Coordinator Startup Support (m/f/d)

on a full-time basis at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW Hamburg)

About beyourpilot: Hamburg's largest universities and DESY have joined forces to provide even better and more effective support for scientists setting up their own businesses through the beyourpilot platform. Anyone interested in setting up a company can find central access to the startup support units of all participating institutions here.

These are your tasks:

You will coordinate the implementation of online and offline services at HAW Hamburg. This includes:

  • Planning, organising and coordinating the services with the various departments of the University, in particular the Startup Service in the Centre for Career Planning (ZfK) of HAW Hamburg.

  • Maintenance of the online services

  • Coordination and management of the beyourpilot team at HAW Hamburg

  • Interface management with public relations and administration

  • Contact with professors and interested parties

  • Promotion of the services to the target groups through appropriate on-site activities

  • Conception and implementation of target-group-specific formats for prospective entrepreneurs and founders

  • Participation in events, promotion of the startup activities and expansion of the network

  • Representation of HAW Hamburg specific interests in the network as well as further networking in the metropolitan region.

What you bring to the table:

  • A completed academic degree or comparable qualification

  • Experience with business processes and project management, ideally in the area of startup support / from previous work in a startup company

  • Initial experience in technical management of small project teams

  • Experience of designing and delivering event formats

  • A good understanding of technical and operational processes

  • Assertiveness and interest in working on complex projects

  • Strong communication skills, confident and open manner and ability to work in a team

  • Good knowledge of German and English, both written and spoken

What we offer:

  • Collective bargaining agreement (Tarifvertrag der Arbeitsrechtlichen Vereinigung Hamburg e.V., TV-AVH): pay according to collective bargaining agreement, one-off payments (special annual payment and performance-related payment), attractive subsidised pension scheme, capital formation benefits, 30 days' holiday.

  • Flexible and family-friendly working hours (flexitime and mobile working)

  • A supportive team - even during the induction phase

  • Opportunities for professional and personal development and training

  • Modern, ergonomic office environment

  • Team events, discounts on fitness classes and more

Employment is limited until 31.12.2024. If you would like to be part of our innovative team and are interested in a varied and exciting role with a lot of freedom to work independently, please email your application stating your availability and salary requirements to Ms Evdoxia Kobbe ( If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ms Tatjana Timoschenko, tel. 040 76629-3141.

Ad online until June 16, 2023

Hamburg Innovation GmbH


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Professional Fields

  • Administration
  • Consulting
  • Research & Development

Work Experience

  • Experienced
  • Young Professional

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  • Full time
  • Temporary Contract

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