Institutional Projects 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 more than 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 for the last nine consecutive years and in the top five for 17 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


Institutional Projects Coordinator




The Job's Mission

The Institutional Projects coordinator will support the Head of Public Affairs and the Accreditation Team in the process of accreditation, and publication of institutional reports (AMBA-AACSB-EQUIS accreditations, Swiss accreditation, impact report, public affairs exchanges etc.).



Key Activities & Accountabilities

  • Coordinate data collection and information for timely accreditation reporting to AACSB, EFMD EQUIS, AMBA, and AAQ (Swiss Accreditation), including mid-term reports, yearly surveys and expense processes
  • Provide support to institutional impact/assessment reports, such as the EFMD’s Business School Impact System project
  • Assist the Head of Public Affairs and the Accreditation team in the drafting and submission of accreditation reports and in the preparation for accreditation visits 
  • Provide assistance to the Head of Public Affairs for strengthening institutional relations with the authorities and organization of meetings/events
  • Support the submission and consolidation of assurance of learning documents; advise colleagues in degree program offices on assurance of learning protocols
  • Support for coordination of rankings
  • Support the preparation of the Annual report, intranet articles, IMD News and Impact stories  
  • Support for communication channels: French newsletters, articles in French, etc.
  • Organize the inventory and consolidation of existing policies
  • Organize nominations to award competitions (AACSB, etc.).



  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Political Science, Journalism, Economics, etc.


  • Minimum 3 years working experience
  • Experience working in an international environment


  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities in an independent manner
  • Excellent communication skills, customer-focused and diplomatic attitude
  • Stress resilient; good time management, organization and logistics skills
  • Diplomatic and discreet, proactive attitude, professional
  • Fast, flexible, efficient and good with detail; ability to consistently meet deadlines
  • Team player
  • Fluent in English and French, any additional language is an asset
  • Knowledge of the Swiss educational and Bologna systems is a plus
  • Computer literate (MS Office, Salesforce)


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.