Executive Leaders Program Director at Kurumbuka Leadership Solutions Foundation (KURUMBUKA) (Deadline: 30th April,2022)

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Executive Leaders Program Director at Kurumbuka Leadership Solutions Foundation (KURUMBUKA) (Deadline: 30th April,2022)

🏘️ The Organization 

The Organization

Kurumbuka Leadership Solutions Foundation (KURUMBUKA)

📋 Jobs Description Details

Job Announcement / 2022 Year

Position: Executive Leaders Program Director

Job Description:

Kurumbuka Leadership Solutions (Kurumbuka) uses a Christ-centered approach to develop, connect, and equip emerging and executive African leaders who have the passion and vision to transform their institutions, organizations, and communities. The Executive Leaders Program Director will help Kurumbuka Leadership Solutions develop and empower 10,000 African leaders by 2030. The Program Director will be based from East Africa in our Kigali office and serve as a member of the international leadership team. They will oversee the Executive Leadership arm of Kurumbuka and ensure the successful growth and sustainability of the Abundant Leadership Institute and other strategic initiatives, such as the Abundant Leadership Summit, and the Kurumbuka Fellows program

Anticipated Start date:  1st June 2022

Reporting to: Executive Director

Working closely with: Relevant Country Offices

Location: Kigali

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with the International Leadership Team to establish multiple training hubs for delivering programs under the Executive Leadership arm.

  • Oversee the growth of the Abundant Leadership Institute in East and Central Africa in line with our strategic plan.

  • Lead the promotion, recruitment, application, and selection process for the Abundant Leadership Institute in coordination with the marketing and communications team.

  • Work closely with the Kurumbuka Curriculum Committee to develop policies and procedures for the Abundant Leadership Institute.

  • Work closely with the Kurumbuka Curriculum Committee to achieve accreditation and develop a sustainability plan for the Abundant Leadership Institute.

  • Maintain partnerships with other academic institutions offering educational pathways for ALI alumni (e.g. TWU).

  • Liaise with official government bodies, professional working groups, and relevant partners to ensure the success of the Executive Leaders Arm. Provide progress reports as needed.

  • Lead a team of ALI facilitators by:

    • Ensure existing facilitators are well supported and have access to ongoing professional development.

    • Recruiting and training new ALI facilitators to ensure they are qualified and well-prepared to meet our required academic and personal standards.

    • Regularly evaluating the quality of instruction offered by facilitators.

    • Instructing one or more core courses each year and role modelling high standards of course delivery.

  • Ensure strong links between the Executive Leaders Arms and Emerging Leaders Arm of Kurumbuka.

  • Coordinate the quality delivery of ALI in-person and online courses by:

    • Developing a consistent academic calendar.

    • Working with relevant Country Offices to organize travel, accommodation, student communication, and other necessary logistics.

    • Ensuring there is consistency in the academic standards among all courses and programs, that course objectives are met for each delivery, and that they advance the core leadership competencies.

  • Manage, evaluate, and adjust the Learning Management System (LMS) to meet current needs and requirements.

  • Work closely with relevant Country Offices to deliver the Kurumbuka Summit and organize the Kurumbuka Fellows (alumni) program, which includes ongoing mentorship.

  • Work closely with relevant Country Offices to build strategic partnerships and represent Kurumbuka when appropriate.


  • Strong Christian faith and commitment to integrate faith and learning

  • Passion for the mission, vision, and values of Kurumbuka

  • Commitment to demonstrating Abundant Leadership with a Servant Heart in the African context

  • At least 5 years of relevant organizational leadership experience

  • MA Degree in related field (Doctoral degree is preferred but a candidate with an MA degree may be accepted if they have the right character, competence, and relevant experience)

  • At least five years of teaching and curriculum development experience within post-secondary education.

Experience and Skills

  • Strong computer skills. Proficient in online teaching and learning, as well as utilizing Learning Management Systems.

  • Strength in team building, student engagement, and recruitment.

  • Competent in project management and academic administration.

  • Excellent in spoken and written English. Knowledge of other relevant languages such as French, Swahili, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Luganda, and Lingala is a big bonus.

To apply, send:

  • Completed KURUMBUKA  ‘2022 Employment Application Form’ (available to download on the www.kurumbuka.org website: https://www.kurumbuka.org/careers/executive-leaders-pd

  • A full Curriculum Vitae (CV) with relevant certificates (notified certificates will be required if a candidate is selected, prior to signing a contract)

  • A copy of Identity Card

  • A cover letter explaining why you would like this job and why you are a suitable candidate for this position (max 1 A4 page – longer letters may be disregarded)

  • A Statement of Faith

  • Three references, including a work reference, a personal reference, and a pastoral reference

🌐 How to Apply

Job Application Channel Accepted  and any other relevant Application  Info’s 

Applications, including scanned documents, shall be  submitted  to the Executive Director by at admin@kurumbuka.org Cc : richard@kurumbuka.org 


Closing Date for applications :   April 30th, 2022

Provisional Date for interviews :   During the week commencing May 1st, 2022 /May 7th, 2022

Please note that interviews for shortlisted candidates will take in two stages: Online and face to face at our office in Kigali. All applicants will be sent acknowledgement of their application.

After the interview has taken place and before signing a contract, the successful candidate will submit the following documents:

  • A Police Clearance document

  • Notified academic qualification papers and relevant certificates

Application Deadline Provided

Please  Apply for  this Job  not later than 30th/ April/ 2022


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