Project Manager (m/f/d) International Expansion

Tech & Engineering
Berlin
Permanent
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Grow with us – Start your career at IU International University!

Since its foundation in 1998, IU International University has become the largest private university for distance learning programs in Europe. We offer more than 80 career-oriented Bachelor's & Master's degree programs in various disciplines. All study programs are accredited, state recognized and taught in German and English. As a pioneer in digital education, we continuously improve the learning experience of our students with the help of innovative technologies and consistently focus on their contentment. It's only through our great team of entrepreneurial thinkers & doers that we achieve our ambitious goals and create consistently high growth of more than 50%.

We are looking for a Project Manager (m/f/d) for our International Expansion team to open new campus sites in Europe. Become part immediately / by arrangement in full-time at our location in  Berlin or remotely (throughout Germany). 

 

Your tasks
  • Be part of the exciting journey towards our international expansion and help us launch our new campus sites in Europe 

  • You drive and manage different projects to set up the new sites and enable quick and successful launches 

  • To achieve this, you develop and implement processes and tools and work closely with stakeholders from many different teams such as marketing, product, IT, sales or administration  

  • You identify and leverage key opportunities for optimization and automation 

  • You permanently put yourself in the customer's perspective and always have our KPIs in view  

 

Your profile
  • You have successfully completed a university degree (business administration, marketing or comparable) and have already successfully put your implementation and analytical skills into practice 

  • Ideally, you have at least 2 years of experience as a project manager, expansion manager or consultant (m/f/d) in the field of digital business, e-commerce or in a management consultancy

  • You have strong communication skills and enjoy working with various stakeholders 

  • Pro-active and hands on approach to challenges and getting things done mindset 

  • You show strong ownership for your projects, have a result-oriented way of working and are able keep track of multiple tasks even in turbulent times 

  • Fluent English both verbally and written, any additional languages as e.g. German, Spanish or French are a plus 

We offer
  • A challenging and responsible task in a strongly growing group of companies

  • A value-led company with "Du-Kultur"

  • A lot of creative freedom due to flat hierarchies and a lot of dynamics

  • A very cooperative atmosphere with over 90% employee satisfaction in a harmonious team

  • Very good internal training and career opportunities

  • Remote working and flexible working hours at a modern workplace

  • Company pension plan

  • 30 days annual leave, employee discounts and various cooperations

You are looking for a new challenge and you find the job offer attractive? If you match this profile and are searching for a new challenge, we look forward to receiving your application via Online Application Form. For any questions please contact please contact Josephine Lindner via josephine.lindner@iu.org

We look forward to receiving your application.
For further information please visit: www.iu.de or www.iu-careers.com

 

 

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What we’ll do for you
Design your ideal career and pathway
Explosive growth enables great opportunities. Tell us your dream career, and we will help you make it a reality.
Work from home, work from anywhere
We blur the lines between local and remote by embracing collaborative & video meeting technologies.
Flexible working times
It’s your call. We trust you will get things done.
Up level your education
You have free access to all our E-Learning platforms and we will fully finance a Technology Degree of your choice.
30 days annual vacation for everyone
We strive for greatness, but we all take time-off to recharge.
Enjoy our brand of social
We love spending time together. Whether it’s yoga, team events, brown bag lunches or partying—there is something for everyone.
World’s best colleagues
We give each other a leg-up when needed, and we collectively go beyond expectations.
Always connected
Our state-of-the-art IT infrastructure, tools, & methods empower us to collaborate and innovate from anywhere, anytime—with agility and speed.
Your personal technology
Leave it to us. We provide you with a leading-edge smartphone, Mac, tablet, ergonomic office stool, and complete Home Office equipment. You may also choose your preferred hardware and IDE.
The location
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Berlin
Our vibrant Friedrichshain Campus is located on Frankfurter Allee—one of the oldest roads in Berlin. Here, you will find an exciting convergence of student ambition and IU employees at work.
About the team
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Tech & Engineering
We push the outside of the envelope, challenge what exists, and do what hasn’t been done before—building an unbreakable connection between people and education. That’s how we roll in Tech & Engineering at IU International University of Applied Science (IU).

Unrestricted access to learning is a life-changing concept. We build solutions for digital education that are accessible wherever we go. They’re mobile, always on, and everywhere. Advancing through AI, NLP, Big Data Analytics, IoT, Cloud platforms, and Software Development, we are leading the digital transformation of education in the era of Industry 4.0.
Our core values
#1

Make collaboration standard practice.

We aim for the best solution as a team and have fun with it - without ego or politics.
#2

Be courageous and take risks.

We make courageous decisions and take calculated risks.
#3

Embrace innovation always.

We are always looking for ways to improve our offers for our customers.
#4

Strive for the empowerment of everyone.

We support each other’s development to become the best version of ourselves.
#5

Adopt a growth mindset for scale.

We aim to improve ourselves in everything we do and work hard to do so every day.
#6

Focus on getting things done on time.

We implement things quickly, pragmatically, effectively and goal-oriented.
#7

Put customer focus first.

In everything we do, our customers come first.

Tech & Engineering FAQs

How is the IU-Tech Team structured?
Starting with three Techies, we have grown to 60+ developers in three years. We are spread across 17 teams, in three technical clusters: IU EDU TECH, IU MAR TECH and IU ORG TECH.
What are my responsibilities in the IU EDU Tech-Team?
You will be responsible for building IT solutions for our 70,000+ students—ranging from Moodle based learning management systems, to portals based on vueJS and nestJS, to native iOS apps.
What are my responsibilities in the IU MAR-Team?
You will be responsible for developing high-performance websites and landing pages using Laravel, Tailwind, and vueJS. In addition, you will get to develop AI driven customer-centric solutions.
What are my responsibilities in the IU ORG-Team?
In Dev/Ops you will be responsible for developing complex ERP Solutions based fully on TypeScript, nestJS, and vueJS, and implementation in a Kafka event-sourcing driven micro-service architecture.
Can I work remotely for the Tech-Team?
Of course! We are happy to have you on board.
What Tech-Stack is used at IU?
We love PHP and JavaScript. You will find little jQuery here, mostly typed JavaScript in the form of vueJs and nestJS in the backend. From PHP in Moodle to micro-services in OOP PHP using the Laravel framework. All projects are GIT based and use CI/CD processes. No one is pushing code through the ether via FTP on Saturday night. Laravel / vueJs / Kafka / Tailwind / MariaDB / MongoDB / AWS / Docker / Atlassian (Jira, Confluence, BitBucket) /...