Strategic Projects Director

Founded in 1965, Education First (EF) offers study abroad, language learning, cultural exchange and academic degree programs around the world.

They advertised on movemeon for a Strategic Projects Director. The successful movemeon member previously worked at PwC.

About the role

  • Scoping and shaping key projects across the business
  • Delivering transformational projects
  • Launching new products and new markets

Job requirements

  • 2-4 years of experience in a top-tier consulting firm (ideally Associate/Manager level).
  • High strategic/ problem-solving abilities to rapidly assess situations and identify what’s important, and what isn’t
  • Strong communication skills including a talent for creating clear, compelling, story-led presentations

In case you are interested, here’s the full job description:

About EF English live

EF EnglishLive is the world’s largest online English language learning business. We deliver English language learning across a number of digital channels, including self-study materials and live, teacher-led lessons, anytime, anywhere – at any ability level. We are on an exciting journey to launch new products and continue to revolutionise how languages are learned. We have a presence from LATAM to Japan and over 500 people working in various locations globally.

The team in London is a young, dynamic and international group of about 50 people.

We are part of EF, the world’s largest private education business providing life-changing education for global citizens. For over 50 years, our mission has been to give confidence and freedom to people of all ages, nationalities and backgrounds. We over 500 offices in over 50 countries.

The Role

This is a critical role for the business. You’ll be responsible for:

  • Scoping and shaping key projects across the business
  • Delivering transformational projects
  • Launching new products and new markets
  • Branding and marketing initiatives
  • Operations
  • Organisational design

Requirements

The successful candidate will have:

  • 2-4 years of experience in a top-tier consulting firm (ideally Associate/Manager level).
  • High strategic/ problem-solving abilities to rapidly assess situations and identify what’s important, and what isn’t
  • Strong communication skills including a talent for creating clear, compelling, story-led presentations
  • Proven ability to go beyond the description of a strategy and execute on projects – a ‘roll-you-sleeves-up’ attitude
  • Significant experience of working in digital – products, channels etc
  • Strong leadership and influencing skills including multinational experience

Practicalities

  • Location: Office is located in Chelsea, London, SW3

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