Westerwelle FoundationWesterwelle Foundation

Program Manager


DEADLINE - May 30th

We are looking for a Programme Manager to be responsible for the organisation, development, and implementation of our entrepreneurship programmes. As the WSHK Programme Manager you will be in the lead of the acquisition and execution of the programmes. You will also be in charge of developing budgets and operating plans for programmes and writing programme funding proposals. To be successful in this role, you have to be resilient and agile in many situations. You are the driver of our local programmes and have the responsibility of making every entrepreneurship programme a success.


-       Develop programme planning and curriculum

-       Builds sustainable relations with the programme partners and relevant stakeholders

-       Design, organize, and develop fundraising plans and participate in fundraising efforts

-       Manage the workflow and tasks for the programmes

-       Plan the execution of the programme’s events aligned with our goals and KPIs

-       Prepare programme reports

-       Coordinate the programme efforts with all stakeholders

-       Network with entrepreneurs, community, eco-system players, and investors

-       Ensure smooth implementation of the programmes daily


-       3+ years in project management

-       2+ years in programme development and fundraising

-       Experience in managing acceleration/incubation programmes or other relevant work with startups

-       Well positioned in the tech and social entrepreneurship scene in Rwanda

-       Experience of branding and marketing

-       Financial experience in programme management


-       Advanced knowledge of English (French is a plus)

-       High level of creative solution-finding and pro-active approach

-       Work in a fast-paced, high-growth environment, and ability to think, plan, and execute resourcefully

-       Experienced networker and a clear communicator

-       Comfortable being in front of a group

-       Proficiency in Asana & Office365

Seniority Level
Rwanda, Kigali district
Working Days
Working Days
Employment Type
Full Time
Education Level
Bachelor's Degree