Stanford India Private Limited Regional Director, Seed India
Stanford India Private Limited seeks qualified candidates for the position of Regional Director. This position is based in Chennai, India.
The Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies (Stanford Seed) is a Stanford Graduate School of Business-led initiative intent on ending the cycle of poverty in developing economies.
Stanford Seed's flagship program, the Seed Transformation Program (STP), operates in three regions: West Africa, East Africa, and India.
The highly interactive 12-month program engages innovative and growth-oriented leaders of small and medium-sized enterprises, who are committed to growing their businesses.
During the program, leaders are exposed to core business skills taught by Stanford University faculty, have access to local and regional peer networks and are offered the opportunity to apply for a Stanford Seed business coach upon completion of the program.
The successful candidate will have responsibility to:
Manage and oversee execution of all aspects of Seed's Transformation Program (STP) based in Chennai, India
Manage Center support staff based in Chennai, India and remotely based across India
Build and maintain relationships between the Center and local/regional stakeholders and program participants
Analyze data on program participants' performance and take remedial actions when needed
Play a lead role in the identification, evaluation and recruitment of business leaders to be selected for participation in STP
Participate in the recruiting of Seed volunteer business coaches to be based in India
Manage and oversee execution of student engagement programs in the region
Represent Stanford India Private Limited at local and regional events
Serve as local host to Stanford and international visitors
Collaborate with peers based in other global regions
QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university required
Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree highly preferred
10 or more years of senior level business experience in operations or related field highly preferred
Experience working with teams located across various countries and regions
Experience working in the United States or with American organizations preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
An advanced level of fluent English skills both oral and written
The ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a team member in a small office
Exceptional project management skills and the ability to manage numerous and complex, multifaceted programs stretching across borders
Ability to interact with coaches, interns, entrepreneurs; and to exercise sound judgment, tact, and discretion
Effective problem solving and decision-making skills with ability to identify problems, develop solutions, and take responsibility for implementation and collaborate with the Seed home office staff
Salary will be commensurate with experience.
At the time of hire must be legally authorized to work in India.
Must comply with all visa, work authorization, and tax related laws and regulations as a condition of employment.
Position is benefits eligible subject to applicable local and international laws and regulations, and Stanford India Private Limited policy.
This position is located in Chennai, India. Stanford India Private Limited may provide relocation assistance for this position.
Stanford India Private Limited is a prospective entity in India; applicants should be willing to accept alternative employment arrangements.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 15 August 2018
STARTING DATE: 1 October 2018
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