Senior Digital Manager / Senior Digital Project Lead (m/f/d)

Corporate Functions
Munich + 1 more location
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Start your career at the IU – Internationale Hochschule!

Creative minds and lateral thinkers watch out! Are you passionate about education, are you a manager with head and heart and a strong personality that turns brilliant ideas into reality? Then come on board the IU as one of the fastest growing education groups and join us on our way to becoming the market leader in innovative and digital education.

Strengthen our team with immediate effect in full time at our location in Munich or Remote.

We are currently looking for an outstanding Top Talent (m/f/d) to lead & manage projects within our most important growth initiative of our international online learning degree programs. In this function, you will play a key role in shaping & driving the hyperscale of all our activities for the leading international provider of online studies while driving our mission to empower people to succeed in a digital world by innovative teaching, training, and coaching.


  • Focus heavily on scaling our business activities all around the globe and ensure operational efficiency for our growing operations in several (mainly non-eu) markets by taking responsibilities in defining, implementing and optimizing processes and tools which will drive our outstanding digital products in the field of higher education

  • Drive & manage projects to capture opportunities from start to end including the data driven conceptualization, implementation, and optimization with a 10x mindest

  • Identify and leverage key opportunities to scale, automate, and optimize our business based on machine learning & AI driven value capture

  • Collaboration closely with all teams at the interface between marketing, sales, IT, and operations to optimize country-specific marketing channels, drive personalization and automation to provide access to meaningful education at very high value for money for working adults across the globe

  • To achieve all this you will work closely with our COO Online studies & report directly to him.


  • Several years of professional experience in a leading international project management function, ideally in top tier consulting or within a fast growing eCommerce company

  • Outstanding University degree (e.g. in a business, marketing or tech related subject) 

  • Ability to manage multiple, complex projects simultaneously and prioritize appropriately for maximizing business impact  

  • Strong data, business and growth mindset, backed by a track record of successful outcomes in your past projects and being totally familiar with scaling up concepts  

  • Excellent analytical skills and confident in working with large data sets  

  • Willingness to take calculated risks and drive innovation via an experimental approach. 

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

  • Strong communication skills, both in terms of project management communication and the ability to successfully present new ideas

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

We offer

  • A very versatile and responsible task in a strongly expanding international, entrepreneurial environment

  • A highly motivated, very collegial team in a very interesting and future-oriented subject area 

  • Attractive development prospects with great creative freedom for your ideas and commitment

  • An attractive and performance-related remuneration as well as exciting cooperations

  • 30 days vacation, employee discounts, regular team events

You find yourself in this profile and are looking for a new challenge? Then apply online now.

You can find more information at and on our career page 

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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
Enjoy free up-skilling courses, language courses & discounted degree courses. There is always something new to learn!
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.
Almost every IU job can be full-time or part-time
Pick what suits you!
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.
The location
Surfers in munich
Our beautiful Munich Campus is at Berg am Laim, and our Business & Mission Centre is at Schwantalerhöhe. There, we strategize, innovate, build, and manage the IU products & services that are transforming education forever.
About the team
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Within our corporate engine room you will find a multidisciplinary bunch of talented people all working together to deliver the best possible learning experience for our students. We scale up our impact by constantly measuring and improving our efficacy and performance inside and across all functions.

Our student satisfaction rate is running at 97%, so we must be doing
something right. And yes, we are working on the other 3%.
Our core values

Make collaboration standard practice.

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

Be courageous and take risks.

We make courageous decisions and take calculated risks.

Embrace innovation always.

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

Strive for the empowerment of everyone.

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

Adopt a growth mindset for scale.

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

Focus on getting things done on time.

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

Put customer focus first.

In everything we do, our customers come first.

Corporate Functions FAQs

To what extent is home office possible?
We love to support Home Office arrangements, but some positions naturally require employees to be on campus/in the office. During the pandemic everyone works from home or can work in the office after consultation.
How many days paid holiday will I get per year?
All employees working a 5 day week are entitled to 30 days paid holiday per year.
Why are there so many open positions at IU?
Good question! We are experiencing explosive growth as students flock to adopt our unique education methods. That’s why we have become IU International University of Applied Sciences.
How flexible are the working hours at IU?
Working hours are naturally position dependent at IU but normally you can arrange them the way you want, together with your team and supervisor.
What is expected to be successful at IU?
We want team players that love to challenge conventional wisdom, and integrate with open-minded people who support each other within a flat hierarchy. If you like what you hear, then apply at
Can I apply for multiple jobs?
Of course you can! Make a separate application for each and we will work together to choose the one that fits you best.