Employment Opportunity

Street Business School

Training / Instruction

uganda - Africa full-time Closing date - 10/08/2021

Job Summary

Minimum qualification: Bachelors degree

Minimum years of experience: 5

Required languages: English

Job Description

What we do:

Think about the first time someone recognized in you a spark, a talent you hadn’t yet seen in yourself. Remember the way your heart exploded when you felt the power of what you could do & be. At Street Business School, we help women living in extreme poverty feel that feeling and turn their spark into a fire of purpose. Now we’re sharing our poverty-eradication, entrepreneurial training with other non-profits around the globe, so that they can deliver that same training to the people that they serve who are ready to lift themselves & their families out of poverty for good. And it all starts with a spark.

Job Purpose:

The Regional Manager of Global Training position is a critical role in our organization because s/he is the glue that binds together our trainers and our Global Catalyst Partners, to one another, and to the respective group members. Duties include:

  • Managing/growing GCP relationships by co-designing (with DGT) and proactively executing our GCP strategy,  along with responding to them in a prompt, accurate and relationship-based manner (appx. 1/3 of time)
  • Co-managing and overseeing SBS Immersion Workshop schedule/task timeline with DGT
  • Managing a diverse, global team of trainers, to ensure that all Workshops and any other related products are delivered at a world class standard
  • Co-managing and overseeing SBS Immersion Workshop schedule/task timeline with DGT
  • Delivering Online and In-Person Workshops as schedule dictates, and as agreed-upon with DGT (could require international travel)
  • Coordinating with Project Maestro to vet In-Person Workshop applicants, appropriately assigning and recording Scholarship/Bursaries
  • Collaborating with the Manager of Global Training Creativity to ensure compelling, timely, and accurate newsletter production/distribution
  • Collaborating with Senior Global Trainer, to ensure that all SBSE Trainers are properly cross-trained and certified to deliver Online as well In-Person Workshops
  • Identifying, and sharing with DGT, continuous improvements to Online and In-person Workshop Operations
  • Contributing to global research regarding competitive and complementary programs and good-fit partners
  • Serving as active backup/support for Application Management processing
  • Ensuring accuracy of Salesforce Dashboards, coordinating with M&E Department for same
  • Providing support to Director of Global Training for a variety of projects, such as event/conference support, travel
  • Creating and editing reports and communications
  • Managing intellectual property/records
  • Promoting a positive environment of fun, trust, stakeholder appreciation, continuous improvement, high performance and accountability
  • Collaborate with all other Training Team groups
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 5-7 years relevant experience with positive results
  • Proven world class facilitation skills and partner/client service (brag with your testimonials!)
  • Confident and experienced in managing a training team that is diverse in culture, and in creating a fulfilling and dynamic work environment. Experience in developing employee skills, conflict management, and creating teams with outstanding performers that have one another’s backs
  • Experience leading effective planning and implementation across teams with a focus on both the multi-year goals and the ability to break that into monthly work plans with clear benchmarks
  • Ability to conduct sophisticated and creative analysis of complex data and translate the results into actionable deliverables, messages and presentations
  • Ability to work across time zones, and outside of “normal” work hours, to accommodate same
  • Unstoppable passion for doing the right thing and for getting the job done
  • Crazy good organization and people skills (yep, we need both, not just one)
  • Strong verbal and writing skills (used only for good, not drama)
  • Experience using a variety of technology tools (Microsoft Office) with preference for experience with Salesforce, TaroWorks, MailChimp, In-Design, Adobe Suite
  • Ability to set and meet tight deadlines (without a tap, tap, tap on the shoulder)
  • Ability to multi-task and think critically
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and collaborative skills
  • Ability to make independent decisions and judgments, and accept responsibility for making those decisions
  • Team player and self-motivated
  • Persistence and patience to help a traveling team and supervisor, where plans change, often…
  • Background in non-profit or empowerment program is helpful
  • Ability to manage with grace and humor in a fast-paced work environment is essential

Reporting to this position: SBS Global Trainers


Physical demands and work environment:

While performing duties of the job, employee is required to stand, walk and sit. Employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. The noise level is usually moderate.

How to Apply

Please apply: We encourage applications from diverse candidates of all sorts. Please shoot us an email letting us know where you heard about us and how working with us would be a dream come true for you. Please also send your CV and a brief introduction to yourself (to show us how we’d be crazy not to talk to you) to jobs@StreetBusinessSchool.org with “Regional Manager of Training” in the subject line. While we love, love, love initiative on the job

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