Programme Manager: Brand and Business Leadership - PMBABL01
Applications accepted until:
Number of Openings

Campus/Business Unit:

Vega School - National Office

Direct Reporting Line:

National Operations Manager - Academic

Job Purpose:

To manage the planning, development and delivery of a programme or across a programme portfolio, nationally. Responsible for module development, delivery and quality assurance. Ensures programme/s meet academic requirements and that appropriate developers and lecturers are assigned. 


Masters qualification in the respective area of Brand & Business Leadership.

Knowledge of Higher Education Sector, Academic Regulatory and Compliance requirements.


Functional Competencies:

Management skills.

Advanced Communication.

Organisational and Planning Skills.

Analytical skills.

Quality Orientated

Work Experience:

Previous lecturing or teaching experience.

Previous educational management experience preferred.

Key Performance Area:

Module Development

Manages the programme through the design and accreditation process and is thereafter responsible for managing the material, assessment and curriculum development and any the reaccreditation processes that follow.

Identify both internal and external programme reviewers for the internal programme review process.

Manages module development requirements by Programme based on lecturer feedback, annually ensuring this in in line with strategic direction.

Manages all academic operational information required for the Qualification Guide, MIS, MDTS and Prescribed Text and Resource Lists.                         

Manages the team of subject matter experts developing the learning material and assessments.

Sources, appoints and briefs developers with input from Senior Lecturers.

Manages programme and module reviews and submits any changes through required regulatory channels.

Acts as a central point for all material and assessment queries and escalates these as necessary.


Module Implementation

Guides module Lecturers, nationally, in implementation of module material and assessments.

Drafts lecturer appointment requirements in collaboration with Senior Lecturers.

Approves Lecturer appointments via APS for the Vega managed modules.

Lectures into at least one module within the programme portfolio.

Deals with all the academic queries that get escalated by the Lecturer.



Implements, manages and provides feedback on moderation cycles to comply with Teaching & Learning best practice.

Identifying and managing external moderators for exit level modules for The IIE Central Academic Team.

Appoints internal moderators and identifies internal moderation points (moderation of scripts/assignments).


Quality Assurance

Tracks and reports on programme and associated module success rates.

Ensures development work (moderation of material and assessments) undertaken meets requirements from a content as well as teaching and learning perspective.

Collaborates with the National Teaching & Learning Manager to develop and implement programme specific teaching and learning requirements.

Reviews Programme specific marketing material.

Analyse and report on student internships based on mentor evaluations. Integrate learnings as appropriate.

Consider and ensure relevant programmes within the portfolio in line with the world of work.


Results analysis and reporting

Tracks, analyses, report on programme results, throughput rates and pass rates.

Identifies and manage material, assessments to support completion, throughput and pass rates with in a high academic standard and quality educational environment


Academic leadership

Researching and recommendation of new programmes for future for the brand.

Relationship building and leadership to ensure a integrated Central Academic Team, national brand and site experience for students and lecturers.

Working Conditions:

  • Working in a Campus environment.


Equity Statement:

  • Preferably equity candidates.


Please note that ONLY candidates who meet the requirements will be considered for this role, only successful candidates will be contacted within two weeks of applying. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of applying consider your application unsuccessful.