Training Manager (Ref: Training Manager)

Building Markets istanbul
Training and Development Manager
Yüksek Lisans
Tam Zamanlı
Arapça (C2, Level 6, Advanced),İngilizce (C2, Level 6, Advanced),Türkçe (C2, Level 6, Advanced)
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Closing Date: 

August 29, 2019

 

Location

Istanbul, Turkey

Duration

Full-time Position, 12-month Contract

Context

Founded in 2004, Building Markets is an award-winning nonprofit that creates jobs and encourages economic growth in crisis-affected countries by connecting competitive local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to supply chains and investment. Through this approach, the organization has built a network of more than 24,000 verified SMEs, assisted them in winning over $1.3 billion in contracts, and helped create over 70,000 jobs in countries like Afghanistan, Haiti, Timor-Leste, and Liberia. Building Markets is headquartered in New York City and currently operates programs in Jordan, Myanmar and Turkey. For more information, please visit www.buildingmarkets.org and https://entrepreneurs.buildingmarkets.org.

Job Summary

The Training Manager will oversee the delivery of an effective training program targeting Building Markets’ network of Syrian and refugee-led SMEs in Turkey. This includes in-person, mentorship/advisory, and virtual training services. The ideal candidate is a results-driven professional with excellent interpersonal, communication, and teaching skills who has a proven track record of designing and delivering high impact training curriculum. Training curriculum covers topics such as procurement 101 – preparing bids and delivering tenders, business/financial management, and sales and marketing. The candidate should have a broad and deep understanding of local market dynamics to ensure training materials are in line with, and responding to, business needs.


 

The Training Manager will also be responsible for building a strong network of mentors, including Turkish entrepreneurs who can partner with Syrian-led and refugee-led SMEs. 


 

In addition to supervising two staff members on the training team, the Training Manager will recruit and direct any external content and training service providers. The Training Manager reports to the Country Director.

Responsibilities and Duties

Planning

  • Review training materials and content made developed by Building Markets; 

  • Design a strategy to enhance in-person and virtual training services offered to Building Markets network of small and medium-sized enterprises;

  • Develop work plan that will meet or exceed all training related targets;

  • Manage outreach and oversight of any external training service providers.


 

Training Services Development

  • Ensure Building Markets is offering high quality, up-to-date training content, materials and services. This includes an alignment with any new/existing regulatory developments and business needs;

  • Cultivate strong relationships with SMEs to motivate participation and engagement with program services, including regular outreach and follow-up;

  • Design training sessions that create an environment that is conducive to SME learning across stages of business maturity;

  • Identify opportunities to create learning and networking experiences between Building Markets SME network and other stakeholders (e.g. financial providers, Turkish-led suppliers);

  • For Building Markets online learning platform, oversee user experience and coordinate strategies to advance user engagement;

  • Develop and implement mentor development and engagement plans for each target sector.

 

Workflows and Best Practices

  • Adopt training and mentorship best practices in line with broader standards;

  • Develop and maintain documentation and planning guidelines for Building Markets network of mentors/advisors/trainers;

  • Document and archive all program materials on Building Markets file sharing system.

 

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Ensure impact tracking/data management of all training program activities are in line with Building Markets monitoring and evaluation guidelines;

  • Ensure efficient systems are in place that are in line with Building Markets’ guidelines and accurately track results and impact of all training related activities (in-person classroom training, mentorship/advisory, virtual);

  • Ensure results and success stories are catalogued and provided to the communications team in a timely manner;

  • Prepare and present a monthly report on training results to the Country Director to be shared with Building Markets HQ.

Reporting Lines

Reports to: Country Director

Supervisory: Training Coordinator, Mentorship Coordinator, and any related service providers.

Required Qualifications 

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Education or substantial equivalent in professional experience;

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in developing, designing, and delivering effective training curriculum, preferably in a business setting;

  • Proven familiarity with the Turkish market, including business regulations;

  • Knowledge of national and international procurement policy (e.g. the policies of INGOs operating in Turkey);

  • Fluency in English and Arabic or Turkish with excellent speaking, writing, and presentation skills;

  • Ability to perform multiple tasks and meet critical deadlines, while maintaining accuracy and quality;

  • Results-oriented manager with great interpersonal skills; 

  • Excellent power point skills.

Desired 

Qualifications

  • Existing relationships with potential mentors or other business service providers in various sectors and functions, and able to leverage networks to cultivate contacts;

  • Experience with virtual training platforms or online education;

  • Solid translation skills (From English to Arabic and Arabic to English).

Travel

  • Possible travel in-country.

Compensation

  • Salary commensurate with experience.

Applications

Interested candidates are invited to send a CV/Resume, cover letter, and three professional references by email not later than August 29, 2019.  The subject line must read “Training Manager - Turkey”.  

Building Markets

Founded in 2004, Building Markets is an award-winning nonprofit that creates jobs and encourages economic growth in developing countries by finding, building and connecting competitive local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to supply chains and investment. Through this approach, the organization has built a network of more than 23,000 verified SMEs, assisted them in winning over $1.3 billion in contracts, and helped create over 70,000 jobs in some of the world’s poorest economies. Building Markets is headquartered in New York City and currently operates programs in Jordan, Myanmar and Turkey. For more information, please visit www.buildingmarkets.org.
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