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Head of Program Implementation

Are you passionate about emerging markets and delivering the best possible quality of educational programs to entrepreneurs from around the world? 

Are you looking to join a fast growing international and impact-driven startup, work in a flexible environment, and be surrounded by a young and diverse team?

Then we are looking for you!

Who we are

Seedstars is a global organization with headquarter in Switzerland and a presence in 70+ emerging markets. We are on a mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship. Our initiatives are focused on connecting stakeholders within these ecosystems and investing in the top entrepreneurs.

We have a physical presence in 10 countries across the globe, over 100 team members, and we have a network of over 70,000+ entrepreneurs, investors and mentors in our community.

About Programs 

The Programs team is responsible for running long-term educational programs across the world. The programs range between 3 to 6 months, and are tailored for companies from the very idea stage all the way to expansion. The role of the Programs team is to coordinate all the activities that are done locally, support the local teams when necessary and ensure we deliver excellent quality in every one of the markets where we are present.

About the position

You will be the key person coordinating all the educational programs we are running around the world. Your main objective will be to ensure that (1) we have the best teams available to execute the programs locally (2) the teams deliver programs of excellent quality (3) ensure all the content that is delivered is of the highest standard.

The day to day responsibilities will include:

  • hiring and training the teams that are to deliver the local programs 
  • coordinating with the teams to make sure the programs are running smoothly and as expected
  • help teams to trouble-shoot when unexpected problems occur
  • identify the areas for improvement of the programs and share best practices with all the local teams
  • work hand-in-hand with the external mentors / experts to prepare their sessions and train them how to work with the entrepreneurs to provide the best possible value through the webinars and face-to-face interactions 

Your profile:

  • At least 4 years in operational positions
  • Excellent team player with high levels of empathy
  • Passion for problem solving and striving for excellence
  • Experience creating and managing programs
  • Knack for content delivery

Why our employees love working with us:

  • We were awarded as one of the most democratic workplaces in the world due to our freedom-centred practices (read here: seedsta.rs/worldblu)
  • We are on a mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets
  • You get many growth opportunities and responsibilities early on. It’s one of the perks of a fast-growing international company
  • You work in an entrepreneurial culture where you’re surrounded by a young and diverse team
  • We strive by giving autonomy and flexibility to our teams. We have a flat hierarchy and a strong belief that responsible people should have the freedom to do their work when and how they want

We are an equal opportunity employer and since we have more than 40 nationalities represented in our company, we truly value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

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