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Program Manager Karlskrona (closed)

Job Description

As Program Manager you are leading the operational and administrative process for one of our long term programs. You are responsible to design and facilitate the student's learning journey throughout the 2 years they are enrolled. In your role you will collaborate with the local team and with the team in Stockholm to create transformative experiences for individuals to unlock professional opportunities.

As Program Manager you are a thought leader, innovator, motivator, creator, organiser and strategist.

In Karlskrona we currently have two programs; Digital Media Creative, with a generalist approach on tech, design, and business, and Motion Creative, with a more specialist approach within the area of motion design and animation. In Karlskrona our classes have the opportunity for close cooperation.

Who are we looking for?

We think you are a driven, goal oriented leader with a genuine interest in people´s personal and professional development. We believe that you can plan, develop and follow up both business activities, individuals, and teams with the aim of delivering world class education.

Responsibilities & tasks

Facilitate, plan and organise the learning journey for the students of the assigned class.

Project planning, execution and follow up of assigned learning concepts within Hyper Island Programs.

Actively grow and maintain the professional network consisting of speakers, trainers and leaders from the creative industry.

To take an active role in the Programs Team and collaborate with the other Program Managers in various projects such as Cross Program workshops.

Continuous work with budget, forecast and cost control.

Prepare for, perform, document and follow up on quality assurance activities. Participate in the process of applying and re-applying for new and current programs.

Plan and lead the yearly Program Development process for the program.


Experience in project management and leadership.

A genuine interest in education and individual development.

A genuine interest in digital/tech and/or graphic design and motion graphics.

High communication skills.

Native/near native in English and Swedish written & verbal.

Experience with educational leadership, coaching, operational management or equivalent is a plus.


Start May 1st or as soon as possible.

Application deadline is April the 10th 2018. Please note that if we find the right candidate the application process may be closed earlier than stated. Please present your documents in English.

About Hyper Island

Hyper Island is a progressive learning institute that challenges companies and individuals to grow and stay competitive in an increasingly digitized world. We specialize in business transformation within the areas of tech & digital, innovation & creativity, leadership & culture. Our range of immersive programs and courses seek to equip participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to lead the change and begin a journey of lifelong learning.