THE AUSTRAL GROUP
Austral Group designs and organizes global business education experiences for leading business schools, corporations and business associations from around the world. Together with our clients, we create highly customized online experiential learning activities and organize international travel logistics.
Austral Group was founded over 15 years ago and since then we have partnered with more than 200 global institutions, organizing 1,200 university travel programs and online learning modules focused on Latin America, USA and Europe for 41,000 students. Our Company continues to grow, and we are constantly evaluating opportunities to widen our geographic footprint and client base.
Austral Group is looking to fill the position of Program Manager for South America with a professional and energetic person who can contribute ideas and take on responsibilities to match our growth as the leader in educational travel and academic programs. We are a unique team of young professionals from all around the world, which makes working at Austral Group a dynamic and multicultural experience that will contribute greatly to your professional development.
As a Program Manager at Austral Group your responsibility will be to design, plan and manage all aspects of the academic, business and cultural portions of clients’ travel and virtual itineraries. You will arrange company visits and presentations from high-level business executives for the student programs (MBA/EMBA and other) visiting South America, with a strong focus on Colombia, Panama, Peru, Ecuador. You will have daily contact with business executives by phone calls, email and face-to-face visits.
You must have a firm grasp of leading companies and business leaders in South America and be able to contact them to schedule meetings and tours. Successful candidates must have a solid understanding of the regional business and economic environment, political activity, and educational trends. You will accompany clients to some business meetings, as well as to cultural activities such as museum visits, sports games, etc.
Your success will be measured in accordance with the overall success of the travel and online programs. Attention to detail with focus on superior client satisfaction is essential.
The Program Manager will be based in Colombia. The Program Manager will be working from home but will be in close contact with our team in South America and around the world.
Travel may be required.
You will excel in this position if you:
Qualifications and Experience: