Head of Platforms

Cape Town, South Africa

We need you!

You will lead a team of Learning Technologists working across a variety of learning platforms to build and implement successful courses. 

To do!

  • Manage the Learning Technology teams (Canvas, EdX and others). 

  • Manage internal systems and processes to ensure efficient use of resources and streamline processes. 

  • Engage with the Head of Learning and Chief Learning Officer to ensure we optimize the use of learning technology to achieve learning requirements. 

  • Lead/support with systems implementations as required. 

  • Support on department specific solutions e.g. Finance/HR systems. 

  • Be capable of setting up a data analytics function, if required. 

The key skills required for this role are:

  • 3+ years management/leadership experience, with a proven track record of developing individuals and teams. 

  • 3+ years experience in the EdTech sector and familiarity with online education and 
    best practices in the industry. 

  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. 

  • A high-level understanding of IT systems and processes, and their foundational role in 
    the success of a rapidly scaling business. 

​​And enjoy

  • Being part of a rapidly growing company, change, and the ability to adapt to change
    is inherently part of our culture.

  • Being dynamic and fast-paced; ultimately, we make things happen

  • Making smart decisions that build a sustainable future for us and our partners

  • Being collaborative, co-creating engaging learning experiences together

  • Keeping things straightforward, grounded in integrity, simplicity and fairness

  • Being invested; using our shared passions to achieve outcomes and impact

In return, we’ll give you


The opportunity to join a talented and passionate team with unlimited opportunity for professional growth. You will have the chance to shape your own career path while also contributing to the company growth as well as that of our partners.

The detail



Cape Town, South Africa

Education level

Minimum relevant undergraduate degree


Required attributes

Motivated, adaptable, outcome-orientated, as well as keenly developed 
organisational and leadership qualities. 

Reporting line
Cape Town COO 





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