Program Manager

  • Full Time
  • Arusha

Westerwelle Startup Haus

About the Role:

The Program Manager is responsible for the organization, development and implementation of existing entrepreneurship programs and is the lead for the acquisition of new programs, including the development of proposals. The Program Manager is the functional manager to the Program Coordinator. In addition, the Program Manager is the go-to person in the hub when it comes to stakeholder management of donors, experts, mentors, investors, and founders.


  • Current Programs: Planning, organization, stakeholder management, implementation, budgeting and reporting
  • New Programs: Identification of grants, structuring of applications and writing/submissions of proposals
  • Support for members: Is the go-to person in the hub when it comes to potentially supporting our entrepreneurs (i.e. access to finance, capacity building, technical advisory, mentorship)

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 3 years experience or more working in entrepreneurship support.
  • Big picture thinking coupled with organizational and delegation skills.
  • Fundraising spirit. Able to see opportunities and follow up.
  • Bonus: experience with investment for startups or SMEs.
  • Bonus: understanding technology, platforms, and how to scale up startups or technology.

Renumeration & Benefits:

  • Expand your experience working within the entrepreneurship, tech, and innovation landscape
  • Be part of a dynamic and passionate team committed to supporting entrepreneurs
  • Engage with an international network spanning Kigali, Tunis, Berlin, and expanding locations
  • Competitive market salary
  • Enhance your career through involvement in a variety of projects
  • Contribute to our mission of fostering entrepreneurship in emerging markets and driving positive community impact
  • Work with brilliant founders solving challenging problems and help them to flesh out their ideas, build their businesses, connect with the market, and raise investment

Application Process:

If you are interested in the position please fill out this form here: You will be required to fill in your details, answer a few short questions, and upload your CV.

We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and experiences.

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