Senior Program Catalyst, Global Training Team- SBS

Street Business School

NGO / Nonprofit Charitable Organizations

uganda - Kampala full-time Closing date - 19/12/2022

Job Summary

Minimum qualification: Bachelors degree

Minimum years of experience: 3

Job Description

Senior Program Catalyst, Global Training Team

Street Business School is an award-winning non-profit, rapidly expanding to bring our entrepreneurial training to every corner of the world. We are looking for an experienced, charismatic, goal-oriented team player to join our global Program team.  This role will help our innovative, high-growth expansion reach the next level of impact. The Senior Program Catalyst will work closely to support the Director of Global training, be an active contributor to the Global Training Team, and a key point of contact for questions related to the global Program team. We are looking for someone who thinks strategically as well as tactically, communicates with confidence and compassion, and is energized by collaborating to maximize our impact.

Is this you or someone you know? Keep reading or visit our website to learn more about SBS!

Why you’ll feel good about working for Street Business School:

  • You’ll be challenged, you’ll be inspired, and you’ll be proud to see your spark igniting change around the world
  • We create transformational impact.  By supporting the global expansion of our Street Business School, your work will directly contribute to that impact.
  • You’ll be surrounded and inspired by other employees with passion, commitment, and drive. We love to support beneficiaries, partners and team members to reach their full potential
  • We support people to solve their own problems creating dignity, ownership and self-sufficiency; increasing income not only reduces poverty, but it also spurs investment in children, creates greater self-esteem, increases bargaining power, and reduces domestic violence.
  • You’ll have great benefits, including, including an organization-wide winter break closure.

What you’ll do for us:   

Be the hub of our internal, Program communication wheel

  • Provide global Program/processing information to internal and external stakeholders
  • Review & provide feedback on content for internal teams, primarily Communications and Philanthropy teams
  • Deliver some components of the Program New Hire onboarding/training
  • As requested, participate in interview panels as part of the internal hiring process
  • Accurately gather & report data as required for various projects, to include reporting to high level bodies such as the Board of Directors

Systems Work

  • Decipher, train, and explain systems/reports for non-technical people 
  • Produce information and reports by creating, collecting and analyzing, transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics
  • Monitor Salesforce and other Program-related system/reports to ensure accuracy of information 
  • Work directly with internal staff and external consultants to ensure Salesforce capabilities are aligned with SBS needs
  • Co-execute Partner Application process for InPerson Workshops


Global Trainer Certification Process

  • Monitor GT progress and report to GTs, Director of Global Training, and Senior Global Trainer
  • Provide ongoing support to GTs through certification process
  • Create Certification, provide to DGT

 Team Support

  • Co-build the annual training schedule one year in advance, taking into consideration factors such as staffing restrictions, time zones, skills and annual goals
  • Assist with project tracking and task follow-through
  • Support Training Team with logistics of global training sessions
  • Assist Director with global initiatives/outreach/trainings and provide administrative support
  • Provide personalized administrative support in a well-organized and timely manner related to the Director’s working life and communication
  • Support Director’s appointment schedule by coordinating meetings & travel (when travel is again viable)
  • Contribute to the team effort by accomplishing related results, as defined per project/task
  • Execute assigned Workshop Task/Timelines and related activities
  • Directly manage, mentor, and provide leadership to the Program Catalyst position(s), including hiring, training, and performance management
  • Maintain/update team staff forecasting tool
  • Create training collateral as needed (print, video, etc.)
  • Continuously update Operations Manual, for scope of work
  • Zoom Driving for virtual training Workshops, meetings, etc., and train Program Catalyst and GTs to high level of Zoom Driving proficiency

Other Duties as Assigned, and as we dream them up together

What you’ll need to do this job:

  • Strategic and tactical thinking, including the ability to articulate a high-level goal and translate that into action steps and decision points. If you see the forest and the trees, this job is for you!
  • Joyous approach to working at a world-class level
  • Experience working with Salesforce or another CRM system, including data analysis and user interface as well as an understanding of SBSE’s current work to ensure accuracy of information. Salesforce programming experience preferred. We need your inner tech enthusiast and your patience with those of us who lack patience with tech
  • Ability to think critically about the best way to communicate and share information with internal teams. We get lots of requests for detailed information, so we need you to filter and to succinctly and accurately share information
  • Outstanding communications skills and the ability to represent the team in a variety of settings
  • Positive attitude and energy and the ability to work collaboratively across teams and departments with diverse team members in various time zones
  • A high level of focus, goal-oriented drive, detail oriented and an independent worker
  • Ability to set and meet tight deadlines, without a tap, tap, tap on the shoulder from the people depending on you
  • Strong project management experience that drives efficiency and excellence in all aspects of work
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office; experience with graphic programs, or other project management system, and SharePoint preferred but not required
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally
  • A personal interest and commitment to Street Business School’s mission/goals. We work hard toward meaningful impact, and we also laugh and learn together
  • Background in non-profit or livelihood/empowerment programs is helpful

SBS believes our team is better and stronger with a diversity of perspectives and experiences. We welcome applications from candidates historically underrepresented in the nonprofit sector. If you do not meet all stated qualifications but feel you can succeed in this role, please consider applying for this position, particularly if you are a candidate with an identity that is marginalized within the United States. SBS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. 


This position is anticipated to be approximately 30 hours per week, with the possibility of a full time role for the right candidate. The estimated salary is $47,000 - $52,500, and is dependent on experience, location, and number of hours. We offer excellent benefits, including remote work.


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