Expert in Salt

IMAGINE diving into a world where your expertise in salt within the chemical technology and fine chemicals industry shapes a brighter tomorrow. Picture yourself alongside ambitious entrepreneurs in Africa, the Middle East, Asia or South America, empowering them by sharing your knowledge and expertise to build a better future for their communities.   

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We are PUM 

All around the world, local communities are flourishing. Powered by the passion and expertise of entrepreneurs who dedicate themselves to making a real difference each day. At PUM our goal is to amplify and accelerate the positive impact they make, building a structurally better future for their community: socially, ecologically and economically. With over 1,200 volunteers, who are sharing their professional expertise in more than 30 countries, PUM drives local positive impact on a global scale. We believe in the power of collaboration. In the fusion of expertise and altruism, and in the magic that happens when diverse perspectives meet. Together we grow. 


Who are you? 

  • You are authentic, resilient, humble and dynamic professional with a track record of relevant experience in salt within the chemical technology and fine chemicals industry, both technically and at a strategically.
  • You understand the differences in culture and operate on the basis of equality.  
  • You are eager to operate as a coach and sparring partner in various cultures and changing circumstances. 
  • You can translate knowledge into a practical plan. 
  • You have excellent command of the English languages both verbally and in writing.  
  • You are comfortable with digital tools, including Microsoft Office 365. 


Being a PUM expert 

As a volunteer at PUM, you play a key role in sharing your expertise and experience. You’re not just an expert; you’re a game-changer. By sharing your knowledge, you’re powering the sustainable growth of SMEs in countries worldwide.  

What being an expert will look like? You will handle one or two projects remotely each year, for example via Microsoft Teams. You’ll also spend two weeks on-site with the client. PUM covers your flight and visa, and the client takes care of your stay and local transportation. You will also receive an expense allowance. As our expert, you’re not just sharing knowledge, you’re: 

  • Empowering entrepreneurs, co-piloting their journey toward sustainable and inclusive business development. 
  • Leaving a lasting impact on the community: socially, environmentally, and economically. 
  • Turning your knowledge into a hands-on project plan. 
  • Expanding your horizons at sector days and building a network that’s as diverse as it gets. 


Ins and outs of the expert role 

The expert role is a volunteer position, open to applicants up to 68 years. We’re looking for applicants in the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium, or Germany, with primary health care insurance. At PUM, we celebrate diversity and inclusion as essential pillars of our organization. We embrace the uniqueness of each individual, fostering an environment where everyone can thrive by being their authentic selves. 


Ready to make a difference? Join us! 

By becoming a PUM expert, you’re not just stepping into a new role; you’re becoming a catalyst for positive change. It’s a two-way street of knowledge exchange that makes a global impact. Here’s what’s in it for you: 

Continuous Learning: Embrace new perspectives and gain insights by connecting with diverse people and cultures. 

Professional Network: Be part of a network of approximately 1200 volunteer experts and let your network abroad grow as well. 

Optimal Knowledge Utilization: Put your expertise to its best use, making tangible impact on businesses worldwide. 

International Exposure: Immerse yourself in a multicultural environment, broadening your horizons. 

Building a Brighter Future: Contribute to the sustainable development of communities, cultivating a profound sense of fulfillment. 

Stunning Office Moments: Enjoy regular meetups at our beautiful office in The Hague with breathtaking views. 


Ready to shape a brighter tomorrow? Join our community of experts and let’s make a lasting impact together. Apply now and be part of something truly meaningful!


Ready to shape a brighter tomorrow? Join our community and let’s make a lasting impact together!

Apply now

Do you want more information? Please contact our recruiter

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