*Please note the closing date has been extended to the 02nd August 2019.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Executive Director of the Lutheran Communion in Southern Africa (LUCSA) at the Head Office in Kempton Park near Johannesburg as from 1 March 2020. The appointment shall be for a term of six years which may be renewed. The successful candidate shall:

  • Be an active pastor of one of LUCSA member Churches
  • Hold a Master’s degree or equivalent qualification in one of the major fields of theological studies
  • Have at least 6 years’ experience in progressively responsible executive Church leadership position
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational, planning, monitoring, and managerial skills; and a sound Lutheran Theological and Ecumenical vision
  • Have capacity for team building as he/she relates with members of staff, the LUCSA Officers, and member Churches
  • Demonstrate experience working with the regional and international Ecumenical Partners and the global, regional and national expressions, Communions and Fellowships such as the LWF, WCC, SACC and AACC
  • Have successfully conducted campaigns to raise public and partner awareness of an organization and its mission
  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Have a valid passport and be willing to travel frequently
  • Be able to work independently and under pressure
  • Must be computer literate

Applications must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV in which three (3) reference persons and their contact details are included.

Applicants must be in good standing with and be endorsed by the LUCSA member church, and must hold a valid driver’s license.

Ability to also communicate in Portuguese will be an added advantage.

Applications shall be hand delivered or couriered to: The Executive Director’s Office, LUCSA, Outlook Lodge, Savannah Road, Bonaero Park, 1622, South Africa. Please mark the Envelope “For the Attention of Rev Dr. David Tswaedi”, or email to Lucsa Executive Director: executivedirector@lucsa.org

Subject: Confidential – Application Executive Director LUCSA.

Attachments shall not exceed 2mb in total.

Closing date: Friday, 02nd August 2019 at 16H00.