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Managing Director - Honoris Online

Honoris United Universities is the first and largest pan-African private higher education network committed to educating the next generation of African leaders and professionals. It delivers ‘education for impact’, regionally in a globalized world.

The Role

In addition to growing its network of traditional universities in Africa, the Honoris’ Board has made the strategic decision to launch a new, fully online digital university offering a wide range of accredited and non accredited long and short courses globally. This business will take advantage of the rapidly expanding demand for online education in both developed and emerging markets.

To lead Honoris’ Online business, an experienced Managing Director is required to own and deliver the initiative from concept and into operations, delivering growth and profitability goals for this $multimillion strategic initiative. The Managing Director will further shape and define Honoris Online’s target market and positioning, as well as its commercial and delivery models and will select and develop the relevant technology platforms and create and/or acquire suitable content. They will establish the team necessary to launch and grow the business, leveraging existing knowledge and expertise from within the Honoris network as well as recruiting and developing the necessary skills from the market.
For more information about Honoris Online and the skills and experience expected in the Managing Director, please download our detailed Candidate Pack which also provides instructions on how to apply for the position.

Since 2007 Millar Cameron has specialised in sourcing leadership and keyperson talent across a number of industries, including agribusiness, international development, industrial, consumer, financial and professional services, private equity, and technology, media and telecommunications. Our mission and purpose is to positively contribute to the development of Africa, and other emerging markets, through the provision of people.

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