Do you love building and developing businesses and people? Are you excited by the thought of taking business in general to the next level? And are you ready to take a solid business and make it a fantastic business? If so, you might be our new CEO at Presidents Institute Norway.

What we offer you

By providing you with the P&L ownership of Presidents Institute Norway, you have the unique opportunity to scale and form our company. We want to adjust our business model to the Norwegian market and build the largest and greatest platform for executive development and postgraduate programs in Norway, as we strive to be the best in everything we do. We want to constantly push you out of your comfort zone and you’ll be working out of our affiliation in Oslo, where we provide you with:

  • The full responsibility for building and scaling a business backed by entrepreneurs with a track record of successful companies
  • International exposure where you will expand your c-suite network and get unique access to our network of leaders and investors
  • Mentoring, workshops and continuous feedback from management in Presidents Institute and leaders across our investors’ portfolio of companies
  • An opportunity for getting strategic as well as operational experience in a company where both your work and the results are highly tangible and matters to the business
  • Access to an unparalleled network of business leader

Your responsibilities

As our CEO of Norway your responsibility will be to build the best performing business as possible. With full responsibility it entails that you succeed in:

  • Define our organizational structure
  • Recruit and develop a high performing team consisting purely of A-level players
  • Develop and launch new product lines and identify and build new revenue streams
  • Define and execute the overall business strategy
  • Hire and motivate the leaders required to take our organization to the next level
  • Do what it takes to win and build Finland’s largest ecosystem for professional development and education

What we expect from you

You possess an unparalleled work ethic with a high sense of urgency. You have a relentless drive and desire to be the very best at what you do. You take ownership of everything you do, are proactive and follow through on commitments. Moreover, you share our passion for building and executing businesses. Furthermore, we expect that you:

  • Have acquired a bachelor or master's degree with strong results
  • Have at least 5 years of work experience with outstanding performance within a start up, consultancy, bank or other top tier businesses management or a start up business
  • Have an EU work permit
  • Are an excellent communicator
  • Are fluent in Norwegian and English
  • Are good at building and nurturing deep relations

About us

Presidents Institute is one of Northern Europe's leading facilitators of executive development programmes and postgraduate courses with more than 1200 active top executives as members in Scandinavia. We are active in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Finland with 45 dedicated employees and with our headquarter based in the heart of Copenhagen. Our vision is to create the best and most agile ecosystem of executive development programmes on an international scale. As we see learning and development as a lifelong journey, we seek to continually develop the leaders of today to create better organizations for tomorrow.

We are an integrated part of a global investment group with a portfolio of companies worth approximately 300 million dollars. The group employs more than 500 talented people, and have activities ranging from Hong Kong to Mexico with a long track record of successful exits with investors such as Goldman Sachs, Alibaba, and The World Bank

Start date

As soon as possible. You are very welcome to contact our Talent Associate, Jeppe Skov Bergholdt, on jsb@presidents.eu, if you have any questions about both the position and/or Presidents Institute.

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