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  • Posted: Feb 8, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
  • In our endeavour to transform leadership in Africa in the 21st Century, Strathmore Business School (SBS) has taken the responsibility of influencing leadership of public and private sectors in the continent. This we believe is our overarching mission at SBS; Service to Society through the development of international executive business management and leaders...
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    Program Manager


    This position is responsible for liaising with the country program coordinator, manage client – faculty affairs, and general program administration for executive education programs/seminars


    • To support the implementation of country programs in Kenya and Zambia.
    • To monitor program activities, support M&E activities (collect data, and draft reports of their findings),
    • Support with planning program and event logistics and ensure that in-country linkages with affinity groups are maintained.
    • Business Development, maintaining and creating new client relationships.
    • Program management & administration. Preparation of program course materials, student communication as general and course-related & mailing to students.
    • Budget management (Revenue, cost & margin management).
    • Ensuring students attend class debt free.
    • Faculty interactions, and follow-up on teaching materials with selected faculty.
    • Student-lecturer liaison, follow-up, and acquisition of course materials from lecturers.
    • Preparing claims for local and international faculty and hospitality arrangements.
    • Implement all the detailed event management activities and schedules for the programs Request to Program Manager for casuals when necessary.
    • Configuration of computers for lecturers and students to enable them to use wireless.
    • Preparation of classrooms (chalk, markers, audiovisual equipment, water), printing name tags, and ensuring they are in place before class.
    • Guest Speaker Relations including managing all the logistics.
    • Prepare client reports and internal reports on projects progress and completion.
    • Any other tasks that may be assigned within the project and in Executive Education (as needed).


    The post holder will be required to have and to demonstrate evidence of the following qualifications, attributes, and skills:

    • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a business-related field
    • At least two years’ experience in an administrative support role preferably with experience of student administration or equivalent experience working in a busy office in an administrative role.
    • Background in social entrepreneurship or entrepreneurship or a related field coupled with excellent report writing skills.
    • Proven time management and organizational skills, delivering work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail with minimal supervision.
    • Effective written and oral communication skills and the ability to positively discuss and negotiate with clients, members of the business community, and University staff in the provision of professional quality client service.

    Closing: 13th February 2023.

    Method of Application

    If you are interested in the position and have the skills we are looking for, we would like to hear from you. Please forward an application letter together with a copy of your updated resume quoting the position to the People and Culture Manager, Strathmore University Business School, on by end of the day (5.30pm) 

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