«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.
We are looking to appoint a Programme Director for our Custom Solutions (CS) unit.
The CS unit is the dedicated expert team of the Executive School of Management, Technology and Law
at the University of St.Gallen (ES-HSG) and serving international companies in their effort to accelerate
the holistic transformation of organizations for the betterment of business and society.
The ES-HSG is the leading institution of executive education in the German-speaking countries and
among the top seven in Europe for over a decade. Being part of the renowned public University of St.Gallen with more than 40 institutes and competence centres. ES-HSG can leverage academic insights
to create positive impact for leaders and organisations across the world.
The successful candidate will contribute to our continued growth reporting directly to the Director &
Head of Custom Programmes while working with peers and the internal Programme Management
Programme Director (m/f/d)
Market and competition monitoring, proactive acquisition of corporate clients and creation of competitive
offers in response to Request for Proposals
Full responsibility for the design development, operational implementation, quality assurance and
profitability of client programmes including the management of project teams consisting of clients
Further development of our strategic Executive Education offers around content as well as didactical
approaches to create value for companies.
Communication and representation in internal, national, and international committees and associations
Participation in the (further) development of new products & services and its underlying methodology
(e.g., didactics, pedagogy, EdTech)
Successful experience (10+ years) of project management & business development in a higher education,
professional services, and/or corporate environment
Successful experience (5+ years) in developing and maintaining customer relationship with HR and
business managers up to C-level and tailorizing superior organizational & individual learning & development
Deep expertise in business and/or leadership development topics both in consulting and execution
Excellent analytical & conceptual thinking, entrepreneurial mindset, representation skills; ability to remain
calm under pressure,meet multiple stakeholder needs simultaneously
Coaching and/or Teaching experience is a plus
Fluent in English & German
Could this be the opportunity you have been waiting for? For any further information please contact
Dr. Bettina Hartmann
Programme Director Open Programmes and General Management email@example.com
Interested candidates are asked to submit their application documents electronically