Join our team!

Venture Builder (32-40 hours)

Hi! We’re Enviu. We believe in an inclusive economy that serves people and planet. We build ventures that address social and environmental issues hands-on, and drive market development. But if we could do this on our own we would not be dreaming big enough. We have a large and varying network of entrepreneurs, experts, philanthropists, and enthusiasts who we team up with.

We are looking for a Venture Builder to join our office in Rotterdam.
The best Venture Builders are former entrepreneurs (or early-stage start-up leaders) who are now willing to set up social enterprises that contribute to system change. Are you up for this challenge?

Let us introduce ourselves a bit more…

  • We dream big: a future that seems impossible. We take action ourselves and invite others to turn impossible to ‘I’m possible’
  • We are passionate about changing the world for the better and bring an impact-driven entrepreneurial attitude to do so
  • If we think we can do something on our own, we are not dreaming big enough: Together is more
  • We want to support you to discover what you deeply want to do, what you are good at, and what gives meaning to your life
  • We learn, not to judge the past, but to improve the future
  • We work with ~35 great people in our offices in Rotterdam, Bangalore & Nairobi

You will…

  • Be analyzing different fields to ensure we focus on the right innovations, for example into the supply chain of the leather industry, into a hydrogen propulsion system for shipping or how to bridge the gap between micro insurance product and customer.
  • Be quickly prototyping and testing different ideas for business models with the target group.
  • Be building key partnerships, with both large and small organizations.
  • Be setting up start-up companies, including management, team, operational and accounting back-end, financial compliance, and so on.
  • Be planning and budgeting for your project
  • Be collaborating with the international offices of Enviu.
  • Be building world changing companies!

You have…

  • A proven track record of at least eight years working experience, out of which at least three years as entrepreneur, co-founder of a start-up or part of the management team of a start-up
  • The right attitude to work with people with all kind of backgrounds, from small farmers and slum dwellers to investors or CEOs of multinationals;
  • A successful track record in multi-stakeholder project management;
  • Experience in building partnerships with commercial partners (investors, corporate, NGO, Government);
  • Experience with innovation methododologies like Lean Startup and Human Centric Design.
  • A love for diving into a chunk of information to connect the dots and bring structure
  • Passionate about changing the world for the better!

We offer…

  • A proven process to build scalable social ventures
  • An entrepreneurial start-up environment that gives you space to think independently and explore your potential
  • Be part of the momentum to build and grow Enviu towards global Impact
  • A nice and welcoming office space in the center of Rotterdam, with fair chain coffee, exotic teas and fruits waiting for you every morning
  • Working with a group of talented, passionate and fun colleagues who share the ambition to change the world
  • Work that matters


Send us your CV and motivation letter to  before November 21st 2018

Call (010) 2887970 and ask for Ankie or Fennie, or send an email to if you need more information.

We hope to hear from you soon!