Programme Director, Tech4Civ

Thursday 30 Jun 22

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We are looking for two motivated Programme Directors to co-create, develop, and facilitate competence development programmes together with our great partners within the Tech4Civ area. Together with your colleagues you will be part of driving the Tech4Civ strategy enhancing research based competence development programmes within the area of digital transformation and sustainability.

As Program Director you will therefore be part of driving an important agenda helping to ensure open, inclusive, and democratic organisations for the future.

The job
You will in close collaboration with the Tech4Civ research group be responsible for:

  • Delivering competence development programmes based on
    • A holistic co-creation approach involving the participating organisations, the participants as well as the researchers and experts delivering the content
    • An experimental mindset, creating the space for trying out different methodologies in agreement with the partners involved
    • Respect for driving a transformational agenda by understanding the dynamics in which digital transformation drives change in organisations
  • Co-creating new tools and methodologies within how to drive digital competence and sustainable programmes based on:
    • A thorough understanding of the change process’ in organisations
    • Strong collaboration with the researchers in the Tech4Civ group enabling shared learnings during the delivery of the competence programmes - opening your learning room
  • Facilitation of competence development programmes based on
    • creating a safe and open learningspace where both participants and speakers are given the best opportunities to build a shared language
    • having an eye for the details, hereunder creating the needed materials to support the learnings
  • Developing strong faculty and partner relationship, encouraging strong involvement in the programmes
  • Managing programme budgets and operations.

Our expectations of you
You are a positive person who embraces possibilities and is a team player.

You have a master’s degree-level education. Preferable you have experience from HR, organisational development, business education or higher education. Former experience with facilitating programmes, workshops or teaching is an advantage.

You need to have:

  • Interest and curiosity in Digital transformation as well as an experimental mindset
  • Thrive in being part of a team where co-creation and collaboration is a must
  • Respect for the organisation you work in as well as the organisation you work with
  • Cross-disciplinary understanding
  • Strong organisational as well as communication skills.

You enjoy:

  • Building bridges between different stakeholders
  • Ensuring everyone is part of the solution
  • Being part of co-creating state-of the art programmes founded on research.

What we offer in return
We offer an interesting and challenging job in an international atmosphere with focus on research, teaching, innovation and scientific advice for the benefit of the surrounding community. We place emphasis on a high level of professionalism among our staff, so skills development is an integral part of our organization. We offer a great flexibility in the position. In the area of technical and natural sciences, DTU is one of the leading research and education institutions in Europe.

Salary and appointment terms
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC). The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union.

Application and contact
Please submit your online application no later than 1 September 2022 (Danish time). Open the “Apply online” link, fill out the form and attach your motivated application, CV and exam certificates. 


If you would like additional information about the position, please contact Programme Director Mie Weile at 2285 9496.

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

Tech4Civ
The job is based on the Tech4Civ strategy lead by Professor & Deputy Director Jan Madsen and PhD student and Programme Director Mie Weile. Tech4Civ is DTU’s vision for ensuring inclusive, democratic, and open societies by empowering citizens to understand and engage in the digital transformation and its impact for society. Through a novel approach combining research, competence development, scientific advisory, and innovation initiatives, the Tech4Civ Group drives the development of a digital mindset ensuring that contemporary laws and new tech solutions are co-created, based on a sustainable and ethical understanding.  The Tech4Civ group is cross-disciplinary with a focus on building bridges between the different sectors.

DTU Compute
DTU Compute is a unique and internationally recognized academic department with 385 employees and 11 research sections spanning the science disciplines mathematics, statistics, computer science, and engineering. We conduct research, teaching and innovation of high international standard – producing new knowledge and technology-based solutions to societal challenges. We have a long-term involvement in applied and interdisciplinary research, big data and data science, artificial intelligence (AI), internet of things (IoT), smart and secure societies, smart manufacturing, and life science. At DTU Compute we believe in a diverse workplace with a flexible work-life balance.


Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 13,400 students and 5,800 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.