EMBA Program Coordinator

Contract Type:  Open-ended

Lausanne, CH

About IMD


The Institute for Management Development (IMD) is an independent academic institution with Swiss roots and global reach, founded 75 years ago by business leaders for business leaders. Since its creation, IMD has been a pioneering force in developing leaders who transform organizations and contribute to society.
Based in Lausanne (Switzerland) and Singapore, IMD has been ranked in the Top 3 of the annual FT’s Executive Education Global Ranking since 2012 and in the top five for 18 consecutive years. Our MBA and EMBA programs have repeatedly been singled out among the best in Europe and the world.  
We believe that this consistency at the forefront of our industry is grounded in IMD’s unique approach to creating “Real Learning. Real Impact”. Led by an expert and diverse faculty, we strive to be the trusted learning partner of choice for ambitious individuals and organizations worldwide. Our purpose is “Challenging what is and inspiring what could be, we develop leaders who transform organizations and contribute to society.”


To reinforce our team, we are looking for a


EMBA Program Coordinator 


The Job's Mission 

Administer and coordinate IMD’s Executive MBA program, ensuring the quality of all program logistics and supporting all aspects of the delivery of the program in coordination with the Dean of EMBA, the EMBA Associate Dean and the program team members.


Key Activities & Accountabilities 

•    Collaborating closely with the Dean of EMBA, the Associate Dean and the program team members to ensure alignment with program objectives.

•    Ensure program logistics including the organization & delivery of on-campus modules and discovery expeditions in different global destinations (including: accommodation, transportation, F&B, program events, social activities, conference requirements, speakers, etc). Travel involved. 

•    Coordinate different program delivery formats; face to face, online and blended.

•    Coordinate daily program and teaching material for discovery expeditions and on-campus modules, working with faculty and program staff.

•    Communicate with and provide support to participants in a timely manner for duration of program (at a distance and on residential modules).

•    Develop, manage and update the program’s learning platform in coordination/collaboration with the program team.

•    Work within relevant program budgets, process invoices and update regularly budget performance in coordination with the program team.

•    Execute general administrative duties within the team.

•    Liaise effectively and courteously with external and internal stakeholders. 

·    Manage and monitor projects for the EMBA department. Track projects progress against goals and schedule.

•    Bachelor’s 

•    Preferred work experience in environment with demanding external and internal stakeholders.


•    Excellent written and spoken English 
•    Well organized and detail-oriented
•    Mature, hard-working, conscientious and flexible
•    Proactive and capable of working with limited supervision 
•    Ability to adapt to change and respond quickly
•    Computer literate (MS Office necessary, Salesforce and Canvas are a plus) 
•    Ability to work on several projects simultaneously
•    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
•    Flexible to work some evenings, weekends and travel as required
•    Strong team player who can work independently
•    Ability to think creatively and challenge the status-quo
•    Assertive nature, able to present ideas effectively and manage diverse stakeholder interests


How to apply


If you have the above skills and would like to work in our stimulating environment, please send your complete application file (letter of motivation and resume in English, copies of your work certificates and diplomas). 

If you’re a qualified candidate with a disability (such as dyslexia, sight and/or hearing disabilities, etc) and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please specify it in your application. 

A valid Swiss work permit or Swiss or EU-25EFTA citizenship is required for this position.