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    • Transformation Program Facilitator at Stanford Seed

    Posted: Jan 6, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Transformation Program Facilitator

    As part of each learning cycle, leaders/founders will share their learning with their management teams through Stanford Seed facilitated workshops. Leaders and their teams will also work on projects designed to plan for the growth and scale of their companies. By the end of the curriculum, each leader/founder will complete a Transformation Capstone: a plan for growth and scale of the leader’s business.

    The successful candidate will have responsibility to:

    • Translate the intensive curriculum of value chain operations, accounting, strategy/ organizational design, finance, marketing, governance and other related fields delivered during the Stanford Transformation program (STP) into practical insight for leaders and management teams of small to mid-sized companies in West Africa.
    • Lead Stanford designed innovative workshops and integrate curriculum related to growth and scale on site and virtually with STP participant leaders and their team members
    • Organize and facilitate frequent Seed leader network meetings, approximately seven business leaders.
    • Collaborate with Stanford Seed to maximize the impact of meetings over time and help assess program efficacy.
    • Monitor productivity and progress of STP participants and evaluate performance.
    • Provide strategic, and pragmatic advising related to assigned projects (curriculum-based) that business leaders and their teams complete and that build to a holistic plan for growth and scale of their business.
    • Advise clients and provide feedback on projects to assigned company leaders.
    • Manage relationship development with company leader participants.
    • Utilize a tool box developed by Stanford faculty and Seed coaches, inspire and motivate company owners and leaders to develop a plan to transform their companies to the next level of success.

    Successful candidates will have the following qualifications:

    • Four-year college degree in management, business administration, economics, statistics or related field at an accredited university required.
    • Master’s degree in business, organizational design, leadership, or project management at an accredited university strongly preferred.
    • Seven or more years of relevant business management experience in a small to mid-sized company, or within a division of a large company, preferably in West Africa.


    • An advanced level of fluent English skills both oral and written, including active listening and interpersonal skills needed to work with a broad range of individuals.
    • Must be passionate about transforming small to mid-sized companies in West Africa.
    • Ability to inspire others to act boldly to succeed in their chosen business or industry.
    • Must have strong facilitation skills.
    • Advanced knowledge of West Africa culture, history and business etiquette.
    • Ability to remain effective under extreme pressure with multiple priorities and tight deadlines.
    • Demonstrated leadership skills, ability to influence and motivate communities across multiple organizational boundaries.
    • Highly collaborative style that encourages others to work in partnership with staff, company leaders, and their teams.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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