Product Manager

Every organisation faces challenges, where in the end people make the difference. At Vlerick Business School we design and deliver learning journeys that help people make a difference for their organisation. To strengthen the open Executive Education team, Vlerick Business School is currently looking for a Product Manager. This position is fulltime (100%) and preferably at our Ghent or Brussels campus.

What can you expect?

As product manager you run a portfolio of executive education programmes. As product manager you take the lead in programme design, management and delivery. You build a network in your field and become a trusted advisor for (senior) managers. You have an important role representing Vlerick Business School and are responsible for delivering a high quality experience to our participants.

More specifically your responsibilities are to:

  • Take the lead in commercial/marketing activities (marketing plan, generation and follow-up of leads for your programmes, securing participants for your programmes) with the support of our executive education marketing team.
  • Facilitate the high-quality management and delivery of your programmes. You typically coordinate one or more editions of the programme to get to know you target audience and built expertise.
  • Organise and coordinate events (e.g. Vlerick HR Day).
  • Design optimal learning journeys and (new) programmes in the above mentioned domains. 
  • Build a strong network by regularly attending relevant network events and conferences and by maintaining a close relationship with your participants and alumni. 
  • Build & maintain knowledge on trends in your domains. 
  • You are end-responsible for profit and will work towards an annual revenue target. You will be supported by a senior product manager who will coach you in your role and activities.

What do we expect from you?

  • A Master’s degree  
  • Preferably 2 to 4 years of work experience with exposure to the business community.
  • Networking and sales skills to grow to a credible advisor to (senior) executives.
  • Experience/interest in learning & development and education is a plus.
  • 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 and Dutch (written and spoken).

Working at Vlerick is

A challenging career within a dynamic and professional environment that offers you the opportunity to develop yourself.

Interested?

If you think you meet these criteria, please send your application, accompanied by a motivation letter to jobs@vlerick.com. We look forward to hearing from you!


 

 

Product Manager

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