Programme Manager – Zuyd University – Heerlen

Zuyd University

Your vision of the future of the education of young professionals, together with your leadership qualities!

The focus of Hotel Management School Maastricht (HMSM) is the next step in hospitality. We strongly believe that individual responsibility and personal attention are essential to success, both in our programme and the hospitality industry. We are a value driven organisation whose core values are passion, professionalism, connection, courage and original. We offer a small-scale and intensive educational programme and therefore invest strongly in building and maintaining our academic and professional community of students, lecturers, support staff and alumni.

In the last eighteen months of the bachelor programme students can specialize in one of the tracks (specialisations): Hotel Management, Foodservice or Horizons in Hospitality.

Our team of the track programme (4th year) is looking for you: an inspiring and motivating people manager, with excellent coaching and communication skills, who is passionate about facilitating and challenging colleagues to perform at a high level and who has great affinity with the HR-component within the management task. You have a vision on education and can combine the strategic demands of HMSM, the industries, the Teaching Hotel and Zuyd University of Applied Science.

You are a member of the management team, i.e. you bear a joint responsibility for HMSM’s strategic and policy choices and for the manner in which Zuyd strategies are to be implemented at HMSM. You will have a selected portfolio or projects as extra responsibilities. As a team manager you will have lots of internal and external contacts. You represent the school and the management team at (international) congresses and boards. We communicate in both English and Dutch. You are accountable to the Director.

Specifications

  • 32—40 hours per week
  • max. €6997 per month
  • Heerlen
  • Zuyd University

    Requirements

    That’s why you feel at home at Hotel Management School Maastricht

    Like us, you are energized by change. It brings us closer to our common goal: to support and educate students to become qualified and passionate hospitality professionals able to contribute to the development and innovation of the (inter)national hospitality industry. Be part of an ambitious future-proof school and participate to the change in educating the future generation, integrating crucial themes such as sustainability, technology/AI and well-being in our curriculum.

    Change requires an organization that stands behind you and values your expertise. One that pays attention to what moves you and the way you want to develop.

    You will find that organisation at HMSM. That’s why you will soon feel at home here.

    Meet your team

    You are responsible for the specialisation phase consisting of 3 tracks and 10 minors, student exchange, management consulting projects and final assessment.

    You manage a team of approximately 25 lecturers and act as the driving force of this team. You coach and support your team members, define their tasks and responsibilities in consultation with them, stimulate them in their professional development and evaluate their work performance.

    We prefer

    You have a master degree and relevant working experience in the hospitality/food industry. Your heart beats faster for applied research. You understand the dynamics and challenges of a learning environment in a (semi-)commercial setting, also want to take on (practical) tasks in the educational programme and will contribute to the success of the HMSM by being actively involved in our school community. A reliable team player and people manager with creativity, ‘guts’ and humour.

    Conditions of employment

    Our offer

    A warm welcome to the Hotel Management School Maastricht which offers a challenging and innovative environment with great opportunities to explore.

    A position varied between 0.8 FTE – 1.0 FTE depending on availability, in a salary scale awarded depending on your qualifications and experience at level 13, with a maximum of € 6,997.66 gross per month when appointed full-time.

    To this is added holiday allowance (8%) and a fixed year-end bonus (8.3%), a generous number of holidays, professionalization and employability hours and a complete offer to work vitally and with pleasure. A development assessment will be set within your first year as team manager.

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