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Head of Programme Management (m/f/d)

100% (unlimited, by appointment)

Your tasks

  • Strategic oversight over the design and delivery of the MBA programme (1 full time and 1 part-time stream)
  • Translate our new strategy into operational outcomes; track and manage student outcomes for internal review, and accreditation and rankings purposes
  • Spearhead technological and pedagogical innovations to enhance the student experience
  • Forge relationships across the MBA team and other internal/external stakeholders to create synergies and innovations
  • Manage a team of several programme managers/assistants

Your profile

  • Successful experience (5 plus years) of project management in a higher education or professional environment
  • Superior student service skills; experience working with culturally diverse people, and an ability to emphathize with students who are at a turning point in their professional development and/or careers
  • Excellent problem solving, conflict resolution, and coaching skills; ability to remain calm under pressure, meet multiple stakeholder needs simultaneously, and coach students for academic and professional success
  • Experience and/or willingness to learn IT systems for student learning and programme management (Canvas; In Design)
  • Experience (5 plus years) managing a team of people, evidencing excellent people management skills
  • Fluent in English (everything we do is in English only)
We are looking to appoint a Head of Programme Management for our MBA programme.

Our MBA is one of Europe's leading MBA programmes, and we are currently undergoing fundamental change in our programme offering, culture, and values. We care deeply about our students' experiences and their professional success, and everything we do aligns with those aims. The successful candidate will nourish our vibrant, diverse, and innovative environment in which 150 MBA students learn each year; the person will generate wacky ideas, have great presence, and like us, love students. The successful candidate will help us make strategic decisions as part of our senior management team, report directly to the Academic Director, and manage a Programme Team.
We are looking forward to your online-application. apply here

We offer

sport & wellbeing

sport & wellbeing

food & drink @ HSG

food & drink @ HSG

further education

further education

public library

public library

flexible working hours

flexible working hours

various events

various events

For job-related questions

Prof. Dr. Amanda Shantz
Professor of Management and MBA Director University of St. Gallen
Tel.: +41 71 224 7797
amanda.shantz@unisg.ch

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Patricia Breu
Head of Finance & HR MBA
Tel.: +41 71 224 7673
patricia.breu@unisg.ch

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Your place of work

University of St.Gallen

«A place where knowledge is created» - As one of Europe's leading universities of economics and business administration, the University of St.Gallen (HSG), Switzerland, is committed to the education of over 8800 students. The HSG is one of the largest employers in the region and provides an attractive and innovative environment for more than 3300 researchers, educators and professional staff.