Innovation & Competency architect - Education

Job description

There’s a revolution in the education sector and here’s your chance to be a part of it.

Join OpenClassrooms as Innovation & Competency architect  and help us become the leading worldwide learning provider, changing the life of millions of people across the globe by making education accessible to all. Come help us spread the “OpenClassrooms” brand amongst a dedicated community that keeps growing (3 million members).

As OpenClassrooms is a fast growing start-up, its product and value proposition to student is in constant evolution and has to be innovative and ahead of competitors. This is your role to keep this advance through monitoring the environment, innovations and designing the Educational product of OpenClassrooms: what is tomorrow’s learning experience? how can we improve students learning experience? What are the high-demand job on the market?

You will be part of a small dedicated team and in constant exchange with the rest of the Education and all the other teams.


Reports to Director Learning innovation & Market intelligence


In this role, you will:

  • Perform in-depth and ongoing benchmarks (strategic & marketing) from main competitors  

  • Analyze Edtech market evolution

  • Perform in-depth analysis of learning analytics and suggest improvements

  • Write the competencies sets of OC paths

  • Leverage collective intelligence to enable and account for bottom-up and top-down pedagogical innovation

  • Conduct lean experiments for product and user discovery by building and testing customer-ready prototypes

  • Build a coherent quality framework setting standards for the production team

  • Turn successful experiments into relevant and realistic business rules for the rest of the team to implement and improve upon


  • French or English native, strong English or French  

  • Expert in career structure and job architecture

  • Excellent verbal and written skills

  • Confident with technology and agile environment

  • Strong interpersonal relationship capability

  • Negotiation


  • A proven track record in EdTech project and product management

  • a proven interest in gaming and neurosciences


The journey starts with a phone interview and a meeting with our Hiring team.

Then we plan face to face meetings with Director of Innovation, the Education team and other teams.

You will be asked to provide us with professional references contact detail.

Feel free to get the gist of who we are :


- Public transportation in Paris and suburbs for free (Pass Navigo paid by OpenClassrooms)

- Health insurance for free (“Mutuelle” monthly fee entirely paid by OpenClassrooms)

- Meal vouchers (Employer contribution at the max authorized by law)

- Access to gym for free (GymPass paid by OpenClassrooms)

- Unlimited days off and a 1.000€ premium once a year for 15+ days off taken

- Access to remote working

- A company MacBook

- A work environment and a strong culture built on agility, openness, respect and high quality

OpenClassrooms is a French hyper-growth company eligible to the French Tech Visa program. That means, for foreign candidates, benefiting from the accelerated procedure to apply for a "Talent Passport" residence permit. There is also a simplified "accompanying family" procedure available for spouse and dependent minor children.

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