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Programs Coordinator at Practera

$70k in Sydney, NSW

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Are you passionate about real world learning?

Join Us! We are seeking a dynamic Programs Coordinator in Sydney to help deliver awesome experiential learning programs which help people build skills for the future of work.

About the role

The Programs Coordinator is responsible for the planning, design and delivery of amazing Work Integrated Learning project programs engaging University students with industry. This role is a key part of our national Programs team, as part of a fast-growing global edtech and services company. This role will report to the Director NSW Programs, and offers the right person a growth pathway to a Manager role in the near future. This role is based in Sydney.

About you

You are an excellent program coordinator, with the ability to manage many moving parts and aspects of multiple programs and project! You are a super organised executor who loves making things happen and getting outcomes. You love working with and for people: this means operating in a highly collaborative team environment, facilitating workshops, and supporting hundreds of students, industry mentors and educators to achieve positive outcomes. You thrive in an innovative, fast and agile working environment, quickly adapting to change. You are a ‘digital native’ comfortable with learning and using new technologies with a keen interest in edtech and/or experiential learning. You’re looking to grow, develop and be challenged!


  • $70K base + 9.5% Superannuation + $5K bonus + Employee Share Options
  • Enjoy a fun startup environment, CBD startup co-working, portable Apple equipment and leading innovation, leave & flexibility arrangements
  • A culture that supports Work From Home days when needed

About Practera

Practera is a fast growth Australian edtech startup. We’re on a mission to help millions of people build skills, navigate the future of work and create life opportunity.

Our Practera platform improves the way people “learn by doing”. Practera powers a range of experiential learning programs and apps deployed by Universities, Governments, Employers and other providers in Australia and around the world.

We are a global and distributed team HQ’d in Sydney and with people in Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Boston, Ottawa, Colombo, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. Our passionate, diverse team and friendly culture are the foundation of our success, and our #1 value is delivering positive experiences – for our staff, customers and students!

Scope of role

  • Coordinate and manage the preparation, planning, delivery and reporting of Practera programs, according to the delivery schedule / calendar
  • Liaise with and manage key external stakeholders (including university and industry partners) to support program delivery, including planning, student recruitment, program logistics and technical support and reporting
  • Coordinate & be involved with technical configuration and testing requirements
  • Manage, support and execute on the administrative requirements of program delivery (for example but not limited to, community management, participant support through multiple channels, managing workflows and documents, facilitating workshops from 20-200 people)
  • Actively help build up an ecosystem and network of relevant external contacts and partners
  • Data-driven program monitoring, evaluation and reporting

The ideal candidate

You should have the following experience and credentials:

  • 2-3+ years of experience in program management, program delivery and project management, preferably in a higher education or L&D context
  • Experience servicing customers, clients, students, product users (or other similar roles!)
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully executing across multiple programs & projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated proficiency with education technology and other contemporary technologies (eg; MS Office, G Suite, project management, social media, CRM & collaboration tools)
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline

You also demonstrate

  • A resilience and flexibility towards change and challenges #startuplife
  • An ability to learn and adapt quickly; quickly get a firm grasp of Practera’s technology and processes
  • The ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • A passion for quality learning and the learning experience
  • Excellent teamwork, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • A ‘can-do’ positive attitude and high motivation
  • Potential to lead a team

To apply

Please send your CV and a cover letter to Shi-Shi Truong (Director, Customer Success / Director, NSW).

Job Type

Full Time



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About Practera

Office address

  • 11 York Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000

Company size

11-50 people

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