Program Manager Circular Safe Hospitals

  • Dienstverband
  • Utrecht

UMC Utrecht

We are looking for a program manager in the multidisciplinary field of Circular Safe Hospitals as part of the Institute 4 a Circular Society of the EWUU Alliance.

Dit ga je doen

As program manager you will be the overarching liaison for cooperation within the EWUU alliance for the Circular Safe Hospitals (CSH) theme. You will be embedded in the Institute 4 a Circular Society (i4CS) team, consisting of passionate and collaborative professionals. You will work closely with the scientific coordinator CSH, the program manager of our other theme ‘Urban-Rural Circularity’ and with the scien-tific director and program director. Because this is a partly pioneering role, it provides opportunities to bring in and realize your own ideas, in consultation with the i4CS team and in alignment with our goals and ambitions.

This role involves the following activities:

  • Community building by initiating and managing joint platform activities, such as workshops, sandpit sessions, symposia and conferences;
  • Managing new internal seed funding calls that EWUU provides as to spark new cross-disciplinary projects;
  • Managing the portfolio of ongoing CSH seed grants;
  • Supporting professionals in articulating research questions, approaches, solutions and impact for project proposals or business contracts;
  • Consortium formation connecting EWUU professionals as well as public and private partners outside EWUU to respond to relevant national and international calls for proposals;
  • Supporting or managing the proposal development process of multi- or transdisciplinary projects;
  • Contributing to active dissemination of activities and outcomes throughout the community.

Hier ga je werken

The EWUU Alliance

Since 2020, Eindhoven University of Technology, Wageningen University & Research, Utrecht University and UMC Utrecht form the EWUU alliance, connecting knowledge and experience to contribute to societal transitions in the fields of circularity and preventive health ( The institute 4 a Circular Society (i4CS) is home to the alliance’s circular endeavors (

Institute 4 a Circular Society

Circular Safe Hospitals (CSH) is one of the two themes within i4CS. It is our mission to accelerate the transition towards healthy, just, and circular healthcare systems in line with the mission of the Dutch healthcare sector to become fully circular in 2050 (Green Deal Sustainable Healthcare). We aim to develop transdisciplinary circular strategies and scalable solutions that will minimize the environmental footprint of hospitals. See

Research Office

If a candidate is selected who already works at one of the four partner institutions, she/he/they will remain employed by that partner. In other cases, UMC Utrecht will be the new employer and the person will be positioned at the Research Office. The Research Office is part of the Directorate Strategy & Policy of the UMC Utrecht and focuses on strategic advice on development, implementation and evaluation of science policy within UMC Utrecht.

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