Placements Coordinator

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa · CX · PlacementsCoord


The Placements Coordinator forms part of the Student Success Team. Your primary mission is to ensure successful job outcomes for HyperionDev graduates by helping them get placed in tech jobs upon graduation. You will achieve this by sourcing open roles, creating a network of hiring partners, and building relationships with potential employers to facilitate placement of our bootcamp graduates.

In this role, you will be directly responsible for identifying, building relationships with and maintaining a network of hiring partners locally and internationally. With your experience in IT Recruitment and Account Management, you will be the expert in sourcing relevant opportunities that match our graduates’ immediate plans.

To be successful in this role, you must be a self-driven, target-oriented individual. You must be highly creative, resourceful, and committed to ensure that our placement goals and metrics are met for our diverse group of graduates. You must possess excellent and verbal communication skills and should be able to present HyperionDev in meetings with potential hiring partners.

You will also provide career support to graduates to facilitate successful transition of all our graduates into tech careers. This will involve supporting graduates in applying for specific job openings, coaching and preparing students for interviews, and advising students through the job offer and negotiation process.

This position will allow you to directly contribute to the strengthening and recognition of the HyperionDev brand and company as a whole. You will promote the Hyperion Development Bootcamps to potential tech employers, so that our certifications become recognised as a reliable source of critical tech skills. Most importantly, you will create a lifelong positive impact for our graduates by helping them transform their lives and careers through education.

You will have major responsibilities within the Student Success team, working closely with the Head of Student Success in defining and implementing Career Guidance & Support strategies and processes as part of the students’ bootcamp journey. You will also be working directly with HyperionDev Students as they near the end of their online bootcamps, so that you can guide them accordingly with their career progression.

We are looking for team members to join a company that is already recognised as one of the top education technology startups in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Our team consists of former Google and Amazon employees who have scaled products to hundreds of thousands of users, and we are looking for team members who are competitive, ambitious, and have track record of over-achieving and exceeding targets.





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Learn more about careers at CoGrammar here:

CoGrammar is recognised as one of the top education technology startups in Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Founded by ex Googlers and graduates of the University of Cambridge, CoGrammar was funded by Facebook and Google in 2017 - winning first prize in Facebook's Africa Innovation Challenge Award. CoGrammar works directly with Facebook's senior leadership - right up to Mark Zuckerberg himself - and through its headquarters in London is recognised as a leading edtech startup in the UK.

CoGrammar was founded with an ambition to scale human-led education in programming. We believe that machines can't match humans, and learning to code is best achieved by having a coding educator review your code on a day-by-day basis.

CoGrammar has built an online course platform that allows human code review to be scaled, applying this methodology to help thousands of students from over 30 countries learn how to code in a novel way.

We're proud to power this model using the top technical talent from Africa, and to work with the worlds leading tech firms to deliver the highest quality educational content in software development.

You'll join CoGrammar at a time when it is has just closed one of the largest seed edtech fundraises outside of the USA, fueling massive growth and new partnerships with the likes of Facebook and Google.


At CoGrammar we believe in the following:


  • Equity - you'll gain not just a generous commission and base salary, but direct ownership in the business.
  • Join the heart of tech in Africa and Europe - you'll work with the best of the best and rub shoulders with the world leaders in edtech
  • Team off sites - we've been to San Francisco, London and New York
  • The sharpest, motivated co-working - work with only the best who are at CoGrammar to redefine technical education
  • Weekly game night - Discworld, Chess, or poker - you choose
  • Life-changing work - solve real problems that make education accessible to those who need it most: you're allowed to brag about it
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