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Multi-disciplinary consulting, innovation and development organization working on advanced sustainability projects around the globe.

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News > Seeking intrepid entrepreneurs

We're on a roll! With projects developing in the Netherlands, USA and Asia at the same time, we are going to need some talented new additions to our team. We've been busy adding some amazing new people to our team and training them, but it's not enough. Can you help us out?

We're seeking high and low to find the best independent professionals to aid us to develop these projects. Perhaps you can help us out by forwarding this to anyone you know that fit the descriptions below.

Jobs? Doesn't Except have a strange company structure?

Yes, we do! We're structured to enable true integrated sustainable development, to allow the people on our teams to flourish as much as possible, and have the most impact in efficient multi-disciplinary teams.

This has lead to us establishing a special company structure that may seem unusual at first. For those of you that are unfamiliar with our way of working, we made a section on our website where we explain things


Architect / Urbanist

We seek an intrepid architect / urbanist to work on integrated sustainable neighborhood developments, building renovation and design on a freelance basis. You are curious, a fast learner, good communicator, and above all, you love working on pioneering solutions for pressing societal problems around the world.

Location: the Netherlands / New York area

We’ve been working on new approaches to neighborhood redevelopment and adaptive reuse of buildings, and have a variety of projects we can use your help on. These are in different parts of the world. We seek experienced help, for a long term collaborative engagement.

Besides the above, the following is of importance:

  • Architecture and urban development are your ares of expertise (broad focus)
  • You can think both strategically and work on details
  • Your handdrawing skills are well developed
  • You can produce digital documents on a world-class level
  • Proficient in the Adobe suite and a 3D package of choice
  • You are comfortable working as a freelancer
  • Your English writing and speaking skills are excellent
  • You are punctual, precise and professional
  • You like to work on innovative, new approaches

Sounds like you? We’d love to hear from you. Please read our 'work with us' section on our website to find out how we're structured, and send an email with your CV, portfolio and a description of yourself to work@except.nl.

 

Biologist / Agronomist

We seek an intrepid biologist and/or agronomist to work on innovative polyculture agriculture systems on a freelance basis. You are curious, a fast learner, good communicator, and above all, you love plants and have experience in growing things. You want to work on solutions for pressing food problems around the world.

Location: the Netherlands / New York area

We’ve been working on a fundamental new approach to producing food for several years, and are in the process of setting up pilot programmes. These are in different parts of the world. We seek experienced help, for a long term collaborative engagement.

Besides the above, the following is of importance:

  • Polyculture, permaculture, and/or general horticulture are your areas of expertise
  • You are comfortable working as a freelancer
  • Your English writing and speaking skills are decent
  • You are punctual, precise and professional
  • You like to work on innovative, new approaches

Sounds like you? We’d love to hear from you. Please read our 'work with us' section on our website to find out how we're structured, and send an email with your CV and a description of yourself to work@except.nl.

 

Indoor farming experts

We seek experts with experience in indoor farming techniques to work on innovative urban farming projects around thr world. You are curious, a fast learner, good communicator, and above all, you love food growing systems and have experience with them. You want to work on solutions for pressing food problems around the world.

Location: Global

We’re developing a variety of urban farms around the world, and need help in setting these up, for a long term collaborative engagement.

Besides the above, the following is of importance:

  • You have hands-on experience with indoor growing systems of some scale
  • You are eager to research new methods and systems, as well as getting your hands dirty
  • You are comfortable working as a freelancer
  • Your English writing and speaking skills are decent
  • You are punctual, precise and professional
  • You like to work on innovative, new approaches

Sounds like you? We’d love to hear from you. Please read our 'work with us' section on our website to find out how we're structured, and send an email with your CV and a description of yourself to work@except.nl.

 

General interest:

In general, we're looking for people that can aid us with development in the following areas: 

  • Industrial Ecology
  • Urban farming and innovative food production systems
  • Building environmental systems & HVAC specialists
  • Software engineers & architects
  • Brilliant renaissance people

Are you one of the above? Please read our 'work with us' section on our website to consider applying.


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