Product Manager (m/f) (Technology & Operations)

To strengthen the Open Executive Education team, Vlerick Business School is currently looking for a Product Manager with a primary focus on - and passion for - executive programmes in the domain of Technology & Operations Management. This position is fulltime (100%) and located in Belgium.


As Product Manager, your responsibilities include programme (re)design, marketing & sales of your programmes, high-quality delivery and continuous follow-up of your programme portfolio. You are end-responsible for profit and will work towards an annual revenue target. More specifically you are responsible to build, secure and grow a portfolio of programmes related to the domains of IT Management,  Business Process Management, Logistics/Supply Chain Management and Operations Management.

  • Draw up an annual marketing plan for your programmes.
  • Take care and follow-up on commercial activities (marketing plan execution, generation and follow-up of leads for your programmes) with the support of our executive education marketing team.
  • Be a leading partner in (new) programme design in all its aspects.
  • Organise and coordinate events.
  • Facilitate the delivery of programmes you have designed and coordinate existing programmes to get more in-depth insights in the overall executive education portfolio of the school.
  • Build & maintain knowledge on trends in your management domains and relevant sectors.


  • Masters degree in business, economics, marketing, communication or engineering.
  • Approximately 2-5 years of work experience. Relevant work experience can include (a combination of): product management, professional or consulting experience in the field of technology or operations management, .... Additional experience/interest in learning & development and education is a plus.
  • Knowledgeable and passionate about managerial issues and developments in the domain of technology or operations management is required.
  • Marketing and sales skills to grow to a credible and trusted advisor to (senior) executives.
  • A natural team player with a "Get It Done" attitude.
  • An entrepreneurial mind-set: the ability to proactively identify and realise new business opportunities, to challenge the status quo and to multi-task.
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken). Other languages (e.g. Dutch) are of interest.

This role has no people management responsibilities.
You report to the Business Unit Manager Open Programmes

Our offer

  • A challenging job in a dynamic, professional and international environment
  • Synergy between research and business practice
  • A pleasant atmosphere
  • Excellent networking opportunities
  • Possibility to deploy new initiatives in our team
  • A competitive salary
  • Learning and growth opportunities


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Product Manager (m/f) (Technology & Operations)

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