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Programme Leader for Part Time Digital Management Masters in Stockholm

Hyper Island has a reputation for groundbreaking industry led digital education. This is an important role, responsible for being the custodian of this reputation and ensuring we continue to be perceived as the training ground of the future, which is recognised regionally, nationally and globally.

As the Programme Leader/Learning Designer you will be responsible for designing and executing our Masters programmes. The core competencies of a Programme Manager are learning design, learning facilitation and project management. You will deliver the curriculum framework, facilitate the process and create rich and challenging learning experiences for our students.

Hyper Island works with a methodology based on experience based learning. You will be interested in developing a detailed knowledge and understanding of the Hyper Island methodology with a focus on group facilitation, reflection, active listening and feedback tools. An understanding of Academia and Masters level education is desired due to the nature of the course.

The Programme Leader/Learning Designer will work as part of the design and delivery team in the UK, but be based on the weekends in Stockholm, working remotely and when appropriate work with our business clients.

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.

Key responsibilities

Ensure the Masters programmes meet the qualification learning outcomes

Work with industry leaders and academics to develop innovative and challenging projects for students

Identify interesting speakers and workshop leaders from the creative and digital community

Work with businesses and organisations to develop live briefs for student projects

Support students through their learning journey to fulfill their potential within industry and academic pursuits

Facilitate student group development sessions including reflection and feedback sessions

Follow and manage the assessment and moderation process in accordance to our partner University guidelines

Supervise some students during their industry research project (equivalent to a Masters thesis)

Build networks with industry professionals to support the design and delivery of the programmes

Perform applicant interviews during the student recruitment process

When appropriate working with our business clients on transformation programmes

Manage the programme delivery budget and administration, reporting on a regular basis

Knowledge and experience


Significant experience of designing and delivering experience based learning workshops/programmes

Facilitating groups and supporting teams to work effectively

Coaching professionals

Project management and budget responsibility

Masters degree or understanding of level 7 education

Delivering courses in higher education and/or post-graduate education


Experience of teaching or facilitation in a similar role

A network of contacts working in brands, digital, tech, creative, media or communications industries

Skills and behaviours

Strong people skills, especially working with students and professionals

Able to build and maintain diverse networks of professionals and companies

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Highly organised with an eye for detail

Ability to multi-task and manage multiple deadlines

Adaptable to change

Flexible, collaborative and willingness to work within a changing environment


Start July - Aug 2018.

Continuous employment contract – Part Time 2.5 days a week

25 days holiday per year (pro rata)

Competitive salary

Application deadline is June 13th 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 designs learning experiences that challenge companies and individuals to grow and stay competitive in an increasingly digitised world. Our range of immersive programs and courses seeks to equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to lead the change and begin a journey of lifelong learning.