Program Coordinator Fulltime MBA

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The challenge

Nyenrode in Amsterdam currently offers various degree programs: from full-time MSc in Management to BSc. in Business Administration (BScBA) and Executive Education programs. The Program Coordinator role in this vacancy is related to the Nyenrode flagship program: the Full-time Master of Business Administration (FTMBA).

The one-year FTMBA reflects our university’s motto: ‘for business, by business’. The FTMBA is designed around integrated business practices and not as isolated subjects like most traditional MBA programs. These business practices mirror the way business operates. They are taught through case studies and in-company projects where participants can immediately apply the skills learned in class. During the FTMBA program, students from all over the world with at least three years of work experience dedicate one full-time year to their journey of personal and professional development and career growth.

As program coordinator your focus is on the daily operations and administration of the MBA program in Amsterdam, and you are responsible for the quality and continuity of the program. You monitor the program execution and work closely together with the program manager, program director, students, and lecturers. Together with the program coordinator(s), you are the first point of contact for lecturers and students concerning all administrative aspects.

With thorough knowledge of people, you guide the students in their learning trajectory. In addition, together with the program coordinators within your team, you ensure a flawless execution of the program. You are responsible for the support of the students, including group dynamics, extra-curricular activities and Nyenrode experience in Amsterdam.

You manage the operational processes such as scheduling, organizing courses, admissions and setting and meeting deadlines. Nyenrode Faculty can count on your support when drawing up clear learning objectives and meeting deadlines.


Who are we? 

Nyenrode Business University

Nyenrode is a small-scale private university, founded by and for business in 1946, with an international orientation. Nyenrode offers degree and executive education courses in the field of business, management, accountancy, controlling and tax law, and conducts research in these fields. Our employees distinguish themselves by their flexibility and resilience. They have a lot of passion for their profession and the organization. They are fully committed and ambitious!


Nyenrode Amsterdam

The Nyenrode team in Amsterdam is a professional and close-knit team (20-25 employees) in which colleagues work closely together to give substance to our education, programs, and the Amsterdam Nyenrode Experience. We work transparently, agile, and in pools in Amsterdam and employees take over each other's work in the event of peaks and absences. We learn from mistakes, celebrate successes, work hard, and laugh hard together. We are a learning organization, and we believe that continuous improvement of our work processes and collaboration are of great importance. We make an effort in organizing extra-curricular events, such as breakfast sessions and after-work events, in which 'shaping responsible leaders and entrepreneurs' is central, both with our students and our team.


Who are you? 

You have completed MBO or HBO education, and you have obtained at least three years of relevant work experience, preferably in the higher education field. You have a natural talent for managing administrative processes. You possess the ability to keep a good overview and keep calm while working under pressure. You are precise in what you do, and you enjoy dealing with a detailed administration. You clearly communicate with lecturers, students, and colleagues and to be strict when necessary. 

You are smart, flexible (also in working hours), enthusiastic and you have a ‘go for it’ attitude. You show ownership, you come up with solutions for issues yourself and advise pro-actively. You are an excellent and open communicator and a team player. You are service and result oriented, reliable and integer. You flourish in a culturally diverse and dynamic working environment with highly educated professionals and high demands in which you remain standing firmly. And of course, you enjoy working with students and lecturers and you are willing to make the Nyenrode experience an unforgettable and valuable experience. A (near) native command of the English (C1/C2 level) is a necessary asset and Dutch language is a pre. You should be comfortable to work within an international environment. You live in the Netherlands and have a valid working permit. 


What do we offer?

Nyenrode Business University Amsterdam is characterized by a combination of high-level professionality and a personal & informal atmosphere. It pays special attention to the development of its employees. Furthermore, you’ll be offered the autonomy and freedom to contribute to the organization’s mission and goals in your own way.  Working at Nyenrode is working at a beautiful, historic, and green estate or at the heart of Amsterdam – both inspiring workplaces.

  • Depending on work experience, we offer between € 2.492,- and € 3.276,- in a ft position (scale 7)
  • 30 days off with the possibility to increase by five days.
  • Fixed end of year bonus of 5,1%
  • Flexible end of year bonus of max. 4,5%
  • Working from home allowance, Internet allowance & commuting allowance
  • The possibility of enrolling at courses & Master classes offered by Nyenrode, as well as external organizations.
  • The possibility of working hybrid. You’ll receive a € 850, - budget through Coolblue to set up your home office. 



We would like to receive your application (motivation letter and a curriculum vitae) through our website, you can apply online. If you have questions about this position, please contact Simone Molenaar:


Nyenrode Business Universiteit ambition is to create an inclusive working environment where everybody feels involved, valued and recognized. In addition to your talent, experience and motivation, the specific aspects of your identity enriches our organization in various ways. Talent as basis, diversity as power.