He's set to replace Felipe Contepomi.
Andrew Goodman has been appointed as assistant coach with Leinster.
The Kiwi won a Celtic League title with the province as a player during a two-year spell between 2012 and 2014.
He's set to replace Felipe Contepomi, who is returning to Argentina.
Meanwhile, head coach Leo Cullen has been named as the United Rugby Championship's coach of the season.