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Wanted: Program Manager

We have big plans! And we need you to make them happen! Are you looking for meaningful work? Do you like to empower people to make an impact? We are looking for you as program manager to empower corporations from around the world to implement our action learning programs. Apply with a short video until August 31, 2024.

Who are we?

At BOOKBRIDGE, we believe in a world where people care and act. This is why we combine transformative learning with lasting impact. In award-winning action learning programs, we develop purpose-driven leaders whilst creating social enterprises for the big challenges of our time. Since 2012, we have developed more than 1,000 leaders from 120 organizations whilst creating 123 social enterprises in 16 different countries.

What are we looking for? We are looking for you as program manager to join our team. You support us in scaling our impact by empowering corporations to run our programs at their respective locations with their own resources. In this process, you recruit and onboard all stakeholders needed to run a program. You accompany them through our program with the goal to empower the local program manager to run the next program with less or no help from you. Our programs are structured in modules and involve their design, preparation and post-preparation. Finally, you assess the impact created by your program at the client organization as well as in the target community. With what you learn from each program, you contribute towards the further development of our programs.

Who are you? You are passionate about people development and creating impact. You have prior experience working in virtual teams and you enjoy working with people from different cultures. You have good communication skills and you see yourself as an empathetic person. You have no problem in adhering to existing guidelines while enjoying to give each program your personal touch. You are skilled in using different IT tools and platforms to get your work done. Your programs are run all around the world and you are flexible in adapting your calendar to meet the needs of our clients. Ideally, you are living around Basel, Zurich or Freiburg im Breisgau for regular meet ups with the rest of the team. Finally, you have no problem in conversing in English.

What do we offer you?

We are looking forward to making you part of our diverse and highly passionate team. You will be working together directly with the COO and CEO & Co-Founder. You will have the opportunity to set your own salary while being responsible for the impact and profitability of the programs you are running. We offer you full flexibility in terms of how much and from where you work.

How to apply?

If you are interested, we ask you to send us a short video (3 minutes max) to about who you are, what makes it important for you to join our team and what experience you have in running development programs. Please mention from which month onwards you would be ready to support us. If we see a potential match, we will invite you to an interview. The application deadline is August 31, 2024.

Join our diverse team and family from around the world


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