Course Development Manager

Are you obsessed with customer needs and how to solve them through education? Are you passionate about the impact that modern education can have on society? Are you annoyed by market equilibriums that really aren’t a very good deal for anyone? Then look no further, because we are too – and we’re looking for a Course Development Manager!

We are in a phase of rapid expansion, which includes bringing our world-class education to all corners of Ukraine, and scaling up every aspect of our operations. We are thrilled to announce our search for a Course Development Manager who will lead the development of our courses, our product delivery processes, and the overall work and strategy of the Product Team. As our Course Development Manager, you will be part of building a global educational product, based in Ukraine.

Responsibilities and duties

At Beetroot Academy we wear many hats, and we expect everyone to be open to take on a wide range of responsibilities and tasks. But at a minimum we expect the Course Development Manager to have the following responsibilities and duties:

  • Lead the development and implementation of the product strategy
  • Design and manage the roadmap for our products
  • Develop and implement a product research framework
  • Ensure high quality course delivery across all locations
  • Develop and implement a Course Author cooperation framework
  • Lead the development and scaling of our course development and delivery process
  • Stay on top of trends in education and tech, making sure our teaching uses the best solutions on the market
  • Lead, oversee and coordinate product development stakeholders in the Product Team
  • Gather customer feedback to determine ways that the product could be improved
  • Research customer demand for products and identify potential consumer groups
  • Stay up-to-date with global and Ukrainian IT education markets, competitors and competition product developments
  • Develop course curriculums together with the Course Authors and the Product Team
  • Take care of the customer success and overall friendliness of the user journey
  • Understanding and forecasting trends in the IT market and and translating them into educational solutions
  • Contribute to teacher trainings across Ukraine

Skills and qualifications

  • Experience in adult education, as a teacher, coach, trainer, or other role with a strong focus on helping others grow
  • Proven leadership track record, i.e. helping organizations grow (in size or quality) with your skills
  • Familiar with offline and online educational methods and tools
  • Understanding and experience of practical teaching, i.e. how to learn skills as opposed to theory
  • An obsession with researching and solving customer needs
  • Previous experience from working with product development
  • Experience from working with IT and/or education
  • Passion for change, and improving people’s lives
  • Strong belief in the power of education and our mission
  • A vision on the future of education looks like in a perfect scenario
  • Taking initiative, and driving processes forward
  • An international mindset and attitude
  • Solid English language proficiency
  • Non-hierarchical world-view

Bonus

  • International work experience
  • Previous experience from working in startup environments
  • An understanding of the Ukrainian and global IT education market
  • Previous experience in implementing research activities
  • You love borsch!

About Beetroot Academy

Beetroot Academy is a social enterprise, on a quest to change the status quo of IT education and professional development in Ukraine – and beyond. We believe that market-relevant and future-proof education should be available everywhere. In the 21st century, everyone deserves access to modern and effective education, for a great career in the digital economy. We are in a phase of rapid expansion, which includes bringing our world-class education to all corners of Ukraine and scaling up every aspect of our operations.

Oh, and we give great perks. Which means…

  • Work with our minimum hierarchy, family-feel team in a cozy, well-equipped office
  • Personal development and professional growth opportunities
  • Competitive compensation, paid vacation, medical top-up, and social benefits
  • Team building activities like ski trips, Beetroot breakfasts, movie nights… and more!
  • English lessons with native speakers
  • Discounted Beetroot Academy courses
  • Yearly allowance to participate in competence-enhancing events

 

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