Group Leader for the integration project E2E Uppsala

Looking to make a real difference for asylum seekers in Sweden? Do you want to join the journey to drastically improve the integration of newly arrived academics in Sweden? Do you want to use your planning and coordination skills to help Engineer to Engineer create events? Then you've come to the right place! 

Engineers Without Borders’ integration project Engineer to Engineer (E2E) in Uppsala is run by ~25 volunteers (both students and working professionals). Together we try to create a platform where asylum seekers and newly arrived can meet established companies. It is our ambition that this will accelerate their transition into the industry.

Over the last year we have quadrupled the number of volunteers and received more funding which means we have the resources to realize events that were not possible in the past. However, with increased resources also comes increased demand for effective planning and management, especially since we collaborate heavily with companies. Currently we are looking for someone to fill the role as Group Leader for at least the upcoming six months.

Volunteer description

In the role of project manager and Head of Engineer to Engineer, you are responsible for organize and structure the work within the organization to ensure that E2Es objectives are achieved, and a lined with Engineers Without Borders vision. Your role also includes to be the representative of E2E Uppsala in Engineers Without Borders board. You will take part in the board meetings and activities. Within the role as project manager for E2E ~25 volunteers, you should make sure E2E works goal oriented to create a substantial societal change.


In the role as Head of E2E Uppsala you should be passionate about social integration and believe on a labor market with equal opportunities for everyone. It is important that you can take own initiatives combined with being responsive to the group as a leader. Preferably you have a long-term ambition with your involvement and are motivated by working in a free but result-oriented environment.

English is the main language within E2E, so you need to be comfortable both with talking and writing in English.


The entry applies for the 2020/2021 fiscal year starting with a transmission period April-May. During the transmission period you will gain more knowledge about E2E and Engineers Without Borders. The official handover as Head of E2E take place on the 1st of June 2020.

Most important is that you have genuine interest in the organization and are prepared to make it even better. It is an opportunity for life to become Head of E2E Uppsala, so apply!

If you have questions, do not hesitate to send us an email to!

All volunteers within Engineer to Engineer are very much looking forward to receiving your application!

Please note that this job is for a non-profit volunteer organization and is without salary 

Engineers Without Borders Sweden is promoting equality and inclusivity. We are strengthened by our differences. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply for the position, regardless of gender, age, ethnic background, religion, disability or sexual orientation.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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