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GHC Fellowship Opportunity

Rwandan citizens are eligible to apply for positions in Rwanda and in the United States.

What is the Global Health Corps Fellowship?

Global Health Corps is a community of emerging leaders who believe that great ideas don’t change the world, great PEOPLE do! We provide opportunities for talented young professionals from diverse sectors and backgrounds to work in leading health-focused organizations in year-long, paid fellowship positions. The fellowship begins in July 2018and extends through August 2019.Positions are available in nonprofit, government and private sector organizations in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia, and the

US (Boston, DC, Newark, New York). Fellows engage in training, professional development and thoughtful community-building, and continue to draw upon their fellowship experience and the GHC alumni network as they build careers of lasting impact.

Fellows are placed in organizations in pairs– one international fellow and one local fellow from the placement country– creating a fellowship team that is a central part of the fellowship experience.

What Benefits do fellows receive?

  • Monthly living stipend ($650)
  • Housing
  • Utilities stipend
  • Health insurance
  • A professional development grant of $600
  • A completion award of $1500
  • An advising program that pairs each fellow with an advisor in his/her area of work or interest
  • A two-week Training Institute at Yale University in the United States to begin the fellowship
  • A five-day End-of-Year retreat in East Africa to finish the fellowship
  • Three multi-day trainings during the year
  • Travel to and from placement site, all trainings, and retreats
  • Professional development and personal support from a dedicated in-country program manager
  • Personal development and accompaniment program led by Still Harbor

What are the jobpositions available in Rwanda? (14 positions)

Examples of job positions available in USA ( 22 postions)

What are the qualifications of a fellow?

  • At least an undergraduate degree
  • Not beyond 30 years old
  • Proficiency in English

IS A BACKGROUND IN GLOBAL HEALTH OR DEVELOPMENT REQUIRED?

Not at all! GHC is building a community of leaders with diverse skillsets and backgrounds. Experience in global health or development is NOT required. 

What do GHC alumni do after the fellowship?

  • 95% work in global health and social justice
  • 83% are in mid-level or senior leadership roles
  • 85% of African alumni continue to work on the African continent
  • 64% work closely with other alumni beyond the fellowship year
  • 20% are founders.

What have fellows said about their GHC experience? “”

“The GHC community is so important to me. It’s people who are linked together by social ties, share a common goal, and work together to improve quality of life.” – Dorothy Mkwezalamba, 2014-2015 fellows.

“I struggled to find my place. I decided to become a GHC fellow and then it became very clear that I needed to get back to my first love, which is working in HIV from public health angle.” – Mwiche Siame, 2012-2013 fellow.

“GHC leaves me with the desire to stay in public health, fight for social justice, and thrive to make health a global human right.” — Aime Nshizirungu, 2014-2015 GHC fellows.

How do I apply?

Applications close: January 17, 2018

FOR MORE QUESTIONS,

Contact rwandarecruit@ghcorps.org  or 0784446006/ 0784446008/ 0788845430

If you are interested to learn more about Global Health Corps and these positions in particular, Please join us! We are hosting two information sessions:

  • Kigali Heights, North Wing, 2nd Floor: On Thursday, December 21st, 2017 at 5:00 PM
  • Umubano Hotel: On Friday, January 9th, 2017 at 5:00 PM.

World Vision International, WASH Program Manager Jobs Vacancy

JOB OPPORTUNITY

ISUKU IWACU TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGER

World Vision International (Rwanda) is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 24 Districts of Rwanda.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of Project Manager. The position will be based in Kigali and reporting to the WASH Program Manager.

Purpose of the position:

As a Technical Project Manager, you are r

esponsible for the technical leadership and oversight of project implementation. This include among others acting as a sanitation marketing expert; overseeing the admin and financial management processes, supporting project staff with project implementation to ensure proper delivery of the required project results.  This position calls for overseeing project annual work plans preparations, reviews and submissions; overseeing project budget including proper and timely spending of donor funds; creating and, proactively mitigating risks; liaising with SNV Senior Leadership Team for project planning and execution.  The manager is expected also to manage internal and external stakeholders, communicate project progress and unexpected challenges effectively.

The manager is expected to become familiar with the project’s program documents, workplans and Gantt Charts to assist Isuku Iwacu’s team in delivering results within the required timeframe and budget,

The major responsibilities include:

  • Referring to the project’s program document and approved work plan; plan and facilitate the implementation of project’s BCC and private sector activities;
  • Lead the review and approval of activities SoW’s and ensure their timely submission to Supply Chain
  • Prepare a clear procurement plan for WVR’s supply chain and follow up on procurement processes of different tasks
  • In collaboration with project’s Chief of Party, advisors and finance team; elaborate project’s work plan and budget,
  • Provide effective leadership to staff within the Isuku Iwacu project to effectively deliver in their districts and achieve the set targets as per the project Plan;
  • Ensure and strengthening partnership with local government and other partners
  • Ensure approved budget and plan are entered into WVR’s budgeting and planning tools
  • Assist project’s staff with necessary logistics
  • Represent WVR as the point of contact in the project
  • Prepare timely regular monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports of the project’s progress and submit them to supervisor
  • Ensure project’s success stories are shared with NO WASH program

Accountability, Assets and Finance Managements

  • Implement internal controls and ensure compliance with WV requirements, controls and procedures
  • Manage project assets and finance as per policy/standards
  • Lead the procurement and logistics as per WV procedures

Child Protection and Wellbeing

  • Ensure the impact (negative % positive) of Core values on the wellbeing of children.
  • Ensure that Core project components, products and activities do not contribute to any form of child abuse or infringement of child rights
  • Promote and sensitize communities, clients and other stakeholders about children’s rights and responsibilities.
  • Ensure that child protection policy and guidelines are strictly adhered to among all staff, communities and clients you interact with.

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Must adhere to Christian values.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications:  Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training.

  • B.SC in public health, Environmental Health or related fields with 7 years’ experience in behavior change and communication and with strong expertise in sanitation marketing.
  • M.SC in Environmental Health, Public health or related fields being an asset.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to work on and track multiple tasks and/or priorities simultaneously
  • Proven problem solving and analytical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (English and Kinyarwanda)
  • Other: NGO experience preferred

Salary:

  • The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience:

N: B: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process

All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on wvrwanda-recruitment@wvi.org(no applications will be accepted through this email)

The closing date for submission of applications is 28th December, 2017; no late applications will be accepted

As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks

Vision Fund Rwanda (VFR), Risk & Compliance Manager Jobs Vacancy

Job Opportunity

‘’Make a difference to thousands in the land of a thousand hills’’

Vision Fund Rwanda (VFR) is microfinance institution subsidiary to World Vision International.VFR is committed to the development of Rwanda, through providing affordable and transformational Financial Services (Savings, Loans and Financial Literacy training) to the less privileged.

VFR is the institution where you can develop your expertise working with the best people worldwide in a network of dynamic, team

focused high performance environment. If you are looking for interesting and challenging work where you can make a difference in the development world, then VFR has the will to make it so. VFR is looking for the below job opportunity.

  1. Risk & Compliance Manager(1)

VFR would like to recruit competent and experienced Risk and Compliance Manager.

Education/Experience:

  • Proven experience as Risk and Compliance manager
  • In-depth knowledge of the industry’s standards and regulations
  • Excellent knowledge of reporting procedures and record keeping
  • A business acumen partnered with a dedication to legality
  • Methodical and diligent with outstanding planning abilities
  • An analytical mind able to “see” the complexities of procedures and regulations
  • Excellent communication skills
  • BSc/BA in law, finance, business administration or related field
  •  Minimum 7-10years experience in banking industry in a senior level handling Risk and compliance matters.

Special / Personal Abilities:

  • Key qualities are pro activity and excellent inter personal skills

This job title entails two functions; the Risk management function and the Compliance function across VFR.

The position will entail the following roles and responsibilities: 

  1. Act as guardian of the policies, procedures, manuals, ensuring their accuracy and regular update. All the procedures/manual should be updated as needed or based on a regular prescribed time period for updating.
  2. Establish risk strategy, policies, procedures and manuals for portfolio management to ensure risk mitigation in terms of types of loan products, amount, loan use, loan term, etc.Review, update and train on Credit Risk Policy
  3. Maintain and update the Risk Register/ Risk Management Framework (RMF), the Risk Appetite (RA) Statement, the Risk Management policy, and the Risk tolerances to ensuring they remain appropriate to VFR’s activities.
  4. Officially select and appoint Risk Coordinators for Departments/Branches in order to have a clear communications line the Risk and compliance Manager and other organizational units.
  5. Train risk coordinators; work with them on updating all risk tools, effectively communicating the risk management framework through substantial time in the field.
  6. Propose effective risk responses and risk strategies and ensure their proper implementation
  7. Be an active participant in the area of defining and mitigating financial risks by assisting in the creation of a hedging policy, liquidity risk policy, f/x policy, as appropriate.Review and constantly improve financial risk management policy.
  8. Establish risk strategy, policies, procedures and manuals for portfolio management to ensure risk mitigation in terms of types of loan products, amount, loan use, loan term, etc. Review, update and train on Credit Risk Policy
  9. Create, transfer to electronic environment and update Loss/Error database.
  10. Exchange information and experience about risk best practices and tools with VFI and other MFIs.
  11. Based on historical performance evidence, define key risk threshold levels based on type of branch, type of loan product, region, etc. Provide recommendations for future portfolio structure
  12. Responsible for the development, auditing, testing and implementation of Business Continuity Plans.
  13. Ensure that relevant staff understand the policies and are given assistance when needed
  14. Create fraudulent loans/clients database, ad ensure its regular uptake and corrective measures taken in house
  15. Manage compliance officers, prepare their work plan and supervise their work and the implementation of their findings by the various units
  16. Summarize main internal control gaps in the main units of operations and provide recommendations about how to close the gaps.
  17. Ensure compliance with the ALCO Charter, finance Manual and any other guiding policy. Articulate strategies for over all treasury management in VFR; by directing, and controlling treasury activities.
  18. Ensure timely reporting to all stakeholders.
  19. Prepare comprehensive risk report for Board risk committee and be able to present and defend findings and strategy.
  20. Work closely with audit team in identifying risk areas and corrective measures to close audit findings.
  21. Coordinate portfolio reviews with team.
  22. Identify training needs for team.
  23. Any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.
  24. Key qualities are pro activity and excellent inter personal skills

Required Documents:

  • Application letter
  • Copies of degree and other relevant documents.
  • Updated curriculum vitae.
  • Copy of National ID.

If you have the required qualifications and personal attributes; and are fluent in English and Kinyarwanda we are willing to offer you a very rewarding and exciting career.

Please send your application addressed to CEO via email on recruitment@vfcrwanda.rw not later than December 29, 2017 at 4:30pm.Only online applications shall be considered.

Note: Only experienced and shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Rwanda Motorcycle Company Limited (RMC),Dealership Manager Jobs Vacancy

                                                                               

Job Description                                                               

Position Title:   Kigali Dealership Manager                                                                                                         

Reports To:         Sales Director                                                                                   

Location:             Kigali, Rwanda                                                                                                 

Qualifications: 

  1. Fluent (both writing and speaking) in English and Kinyarwanda
  2. Sales experience
  3. Familiar and comfortable with computer applications such as Microsoft Office and Skype
  4. Experience managing budgets
  5. Honest and trustworthy, free from corruption
  6. Gets along well with others
  7. Posses an automobile license

Bonus Qualifications:   

  1. Experience in the motorcycle industry
  2. Posses a moto license
  3. Fluent in Swahili and French
  4. College degree

Salary:  Depends on Experience                                                                                              

Benefits:

  1. Company paid health insurance
  2. Flexible Hours
  3. Paid vacation                                                                                                                                   

Primary Responsibility:   Manage the Kigali dealership                                                                   

Specifics Responsibilities:

  1. Manage all sales personnel
  2. Ensure dealership is stocked with parts and motos
  3. Facilitate a smooth sales experience for the customers

TO APPLY

Email your CV and cover letter to recruitment@rmc.rw  not later than 12nd January2018, explaining how your skills and experience will be valuable to this role.  

Rwanda Motorcycle Company Limited (RMC),Sales Director Jobs Vacancy

                                                     

Job Description                                                                               

Position Title:   Sales Director                                                                                                   

Reports To:         President – Rwanda Motorcycle Company                                                          

Location:             Kigali, Rwanda                                                                                                 

Qualifications: 

  1. Fluent (both writing and speaking) in English, Kinyarwanda and French
  2. Sales experience
  3. Management experience
  4. Familiar and comfortable with computer applications such as Microsoft Office and Skype
  5. Experience managing budgets
  6. Honest and trustworthy, free from corruption
  7. Gets along well with others
  8. Posses an automobile license
  9. Strong leadership skills
  10. Ability to work under pressure
  11. Experience working with the media
  12. Ability to think both strategically and tactically

  Bonus Qualifications:

  1. Experience in the motorcycle industry
  2. Posses a moto license
  3. Fluent in Swahili
  4. College degree

Salary:  Depends on Experience                                                                                               

Benefits:            

  1. Cell phone allowance
  2. Company paid health insurance
  3. Flexible Hours
  4. Paid vacation

Primary Responsibility: All sales in the company                                                                                             

Specifics Responsibilities:            

  1. Oversees the following departments

                                a. Dealerships – currently one in Kigali, but will be adding more around Rwanda

                                b. Marketing – marketing campaigns and materials, as well as special events       

                                c. Export – selling outside of Rwanda                                                      

                                d. Commercial Sales – seeking and fulfilling tenders for commercial customers

                   e. Parts and Service                                                                                                                                                                            

                2.  Develop sales and marketing strategies and overseeing their implementation             

TO APPLY

Email your CV and cover letter to recruitment@rmc.rw not later than 12nd January 2018, explaining how your skills and experience will be valuable to this role.

Rwanda Motorcycle Company Limited (RMC),Commercial Sales Manager

Job Description                                                                                               

Position Title:   Commercial Sales Manager                                                                                       

Reports To:         Sales Director                                                                                                   

Location:             Kigali, Rwanda                                                                                                 

Qualifications:

  1. Fluent (both writing and speaking) in English and Kinyarwanda
  2. Sales experience
  3. Familiar and comfortable with computer applications such as Microsoft Office and Skype
  4. Experiencemanaging budgets
  5. Experiencemanaging people
  6. Honest and trustworthy, free from corruption
  7. Gets along well with others
  8. Posses an automobile license

Bonus Qualifications:   

  1. Experience in the motorcycle industry
  2. Posses a moto license
  3. Fluent in Swahili and French
  4. College degree

Salary:  Depends on Experience                                                                                               

Benefits:            

  1. Cell phone allowance
  2. Company paid health insurance   
  3. Flexible Hours
  4. Paid vacation

PrimaryResponsibility:

  • Commercial sales in Rwanda

SpecificsResponsibilities: Manage large customers  Including:                                                                                      

  • Government                    
  • NGO                            
  •  Large Companies                        
  •  Cultivaterelationships                        
  • Provide tenders and quotes                    
  •  Providepresentations as needed                    
  • Manage commercial brokers                        
  • Make joint sales calls                        
  • Provide tenders and quotes to end customers                
  • Providepresentations as needed    

TO APPLY

Email your CV and cover letter to recruitment@rmc.rw not later than 12nd January 2018, explaining how your skills and experience will be valuable to this role.

Umuhuza,Temporary Finance Assistant Jobs vacancy

JOB TITLE:  Temporary Finance Assistant 

Umuhuza  Background:

Umuhuza is a Non Governmental Organization founded in 2005 and recognized by the Rwanda Governance board in the official gazette no 50 bis with legal personality no 104/2014.  Umuhuza aims to foster a culture of peace through education focusing on educating parents of young children to promote improved childhood development and create peaceful citizens. Currently the organization is working in the Western Province in Ngororero District, in the Northern

Province in Gicumbi District and in Kigali city in the Kacyiru sector of Gasabo District. To  support and  maintaining Umuhuza’s  growth, we are looking for a  Temporary Finance assistant to support Finance and administration manager for  finance and accounting  operating.

MAIN FUNCTION:

TheTemporary  Finance assistant will be responsible for maintaining the Umuhuza’s  accounting, ensuring that all guidelines, procedures and routines of UMUHUZA in the areas of finance  are followed so as to provide effective support for all UMUHUZA’s program activities at Kigali office. The Temporary finance assistant will also support the Finance and administration Manager in recording and retrieving financial details of the organization, including maintaining financial records, processing payments and cash handling.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to: Finance and Administration Manager

Time frame:    3 months  

Tentative start date:  3/1/2018

DUTIES AND RESPONSABILITIES:

  • Assume responsibility for making payments are required by check, bank transferin accordance with the guidelines outlined within the UMUHUZA finance manual;
  • Record systematically and regularly all transactions in QuickBooks system with speed and accuracy
  • Maintain cashbook forbank accounts; verifying receipt of supplies;
  • Attach relevant supporting documents to all vouchers for payment;
  • Update regularly check book register;
  • Filling for all financial documents
  • Addressing all issues of a finance nature and providing all relevant information to meet demands.
  • Work closely with the Finance Manager to ensure smooth operation of all finance matters
  • Assist in the production of financial statements and applications, preparation of spreadsheets, reports and correspondence as required
  • Perform monthly bank& cash reconciliation
  • Support in resolution of finance related queries
  • Provide financial support to program team members
  • Any other duties that may be deemed appropriate to this role

Child Safeguarding

  • Understand the provisions of the Child Safeguarding Policy, Code of Conduct and Local Procedures and conduct oneself in accordance with the rules of the Child Safeguarding Policy, in personal and professional lives – which includes reporting suspicions of child abuse.
  • Ensure that all project activities carried out are considered in relation to prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse and handling of serious complaints in line with the child safeguarding policy.
  • Promote the message of child safeguarding to colleagues in other organizations and government ministries, children in their own and beneficiary families, and community members in general and be vigilant about observing possible child abuse/harm in their personal and professional lives.

General:

  • Comply with Umuhuza policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned by supervisors

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

Mutual Respect:

  • Treats all people(beneficiaries ,colleagues,partners, ….) with dignity and respect
  • Actively consults and listens closely to team members, fellow staff, and partners
  • Handles conflicts in a constructive and supportive manner
  • Seeks first

Honesty and Integrity:

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency, builds trust and confidence
  • Displays consistent excellent judgement

Justice :

  • Considers whether decisions and actions will advance justice, peace, and solidarity
  • Uses resources justly, equitably, and efficiently
  • Inclusiveness/gender

Solidarity:

  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to; builds and maintains effective relationships with colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity and different people’s perspectives, able to work cross-culturally.

Commitment:

  • Committing to Umuhuza’s mission for his/her selves and the team, takes responsibility forhis/her own personal commitment and encourages the team to do the same
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Holder of Bachelor’s degree in accounting or Finance;
  • Minimum three years working experience with NGOs in finance department;
  • High level of both spoken and written Kinyarwanda and English;
  • Strong social and communication skills;
  • Knowledge of accounting software QuickBooks;
  • Demonstrating understanding how to manage grants;
  • Commitment to the organization’s mission, goals and values;
  • Understanding  of accounting processes and procedures
  • Able to work effectively with minimal management guidance/supervision
  • Be able/ready to start on 3/1/2018.

If you meet all the above criteria, please submit  your  hard copy of degrees and CV together with a cover letter  to Umuhuza_organisation@yahoo.com

    Please note that :

The deadline for the submission your application is 29th  December  2017 at 5:30pm

The applications which do not meet the specified minimum requirements or are received after the closing date will be rejected.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

ToR: Training Consultancy in N-VIVO use for Never Again Rwanda Staff

Training Consultancy in N-VIVO use for Never Again Rwanda Staff

Terms of Reference

  1. Background and circumstances of the training

Never Again Rwanda (NAR) is implementing a  short-term research project where it is looking at citizen participation . This research follows a purely flexible qualitative design and it covers 15 Districts of Rwanda namely Gasabo

, Karongi, Rutsiro, Nyabihu, Nyaruguru, Huye, Nyamagabe, Gatsibo, Rutsiro, Kayonza, Nyagatare, Musanze, Gakenke, Burera and Gicumbi. About 67hour long Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) and 75 hour long Key Informant Interviews (KIIs) are tentatively planned to be conducted, which implies that the research at hand will generate large qualitative data sets. To date, the research is still in its field work phase with a computer assisted in-depth data analysis phase scheduled to start in the early weeks of 2018 once field work and data transcribing are finalized.

It is against this background that NAR seeks to recruit an individual national consultant who is highly qualified and experienced in the use of N-VIVO software to design and deliver a highly practical training to its research staff. The intended trainingis scheduled to take place in the second week of January 2018 in Kigali.

2. Objectives

The successful consultant will be tasked to impart knowledge and skills to NAR research staff on the use of N-VIVO for purposes of management of large sets qualitative data. More specifically, he/she will strive to meet the following objectives:

  1. To emphasize the advantages/benefits of using N-VIVO to process large qualitative data compared to doing it manually or using other existing softwares;
  2. To design a cutting-edge, user friendly, simplified but concise and practical training manual on the use of N-VIVO for the processing of large qualitative data sets;
  3. To deliver the training content during 3 consecutive days exclusively using adapted modern adult learning methods;
  4. To dedicate 4 days of on-job support to a number of trained staff in the course of application of newly gained skills to computer-assisted (N-VIVO) data analysis.
  5. Duration and expected learning outcomes

3.1 Duration & timelines

The assignment will last a maximum of 10 days spread over two months as follows:

  • 3 days of training manual content developmentin the first last week of December, 2018;
  • 3 days of training content delivery early in the second week of January 2018;
  • 4 days(in the third week of January 2018) of on-job support during the application of newly gained skills to computer-assisted (N-VIVO) processing of collected data.

3.2 Expected learning outcomes

The content of the training manual shall be organized in such a way that, at the end of the training, the trainees would be able to strongly understand the following in relation to the use of N-VIVO and apply newlygained knowledge and skills to real world practice:

  • The benefits of using N-VIVO for the processing or content analysis of transcribed large  data sets than doing it manually;
  • How to properly organize and sort large sets of qualitative data;
  • How to organize transcribed data into themes (coding) so as to make retrieval of such data from general transcribed data much quicker and more efficient;
  • How to use the analysis of multiple codes to identify and establish links or connections across sorted data/themes;
  • How to import and code data from social media (e.g Tweets, Facebook, instagram, youtoube comments or comments article published online) and merge them with transcribed data from other sources.

4. Key deliverables & Working Language

By the end of the assignment, the consultant is expected to have delivered the following outputs:

  1. A cutting-edge, user friendly, simplified but concise and practical training manual on N-VIVO use;
  2. A training report covering among others the items covered, methodology used and learning impact achieved in relation with the specific objectives of the training.

Please note that the training materials will be checked for quality and approved by NAR before the training starts. The working language is English.

5. Qualifications and core competencies of the consultant

The ideal national consultant shall meet the following requirements:

  • A PhD in a relevant field of social sciences/humanities, statistics or applied mathematics and justify a minimum of 2 years using or training in N-VIVO for purposes of data processing;
  • A masters degree in one of the above stated fields along with a justified experience of 5 years and above using N-VIVO to process large qualitative data sets in research could be considered in lieu of a PhD;
  • Understanding of and practical experience conducting social research.

6. Submission of proposals and evaluation criteria

All interested and qualified individual consultants are invited to electronically submit both their technical and financial proposals by 21st December 2017 at 10:00 a.m to the following email addresses: info@neveragainrwanda.org

The technical proposal should not exceed 3 pages (A4) and shall indicate the full contact details of the candidate. A copy of the most current CV describing how the candidate meets the requirements and prior experience conducting similar work will be included in the technical proposal in a form of annex. Besides, the CV should indicate and provide full contact details of at least 2 professional references who can testify to the competency of the candidate.  Please note that professional references will be contacted to cross-check on both competency and integrity of the candidate to timely deliver and perform to client’s expectations. Financial proposal should be all taxes inclusive and quoted in Rwandan Francs. 

The selection of technically competent consultant will be conducted following a quality and cost-based approach. Towards this end, all candidates will be invited to make a vice-voce defense of their technical proposals and make a quick demonstration of how N-VIVO works to the recruitment jury.

Any query related to this assignment can be addressed, in writing, to info@neveragainrwanda.org

Done at Kigali on the 13th December, 2017

Management

Never Again Rwanda

Oxfam,Operations Officer Jobs Vacancy

Oxfam was established in Rwanda in the 1960s. Its reputation and expertise in Rwanda puts it in a strong position to take forward a strategy that contributes to its overall vision – a just Rwanda without poverty – and to stage interventions in line with its mission – to ensure that poor men, women and youth enjoy equal rights and benefit from fair and inclusive development.

We are currently recruiting for experienced Rwandan national for the position of:

Operations Officer

Location               : Based in Kigali – with travels cou

ntrywide

Salary                    :  Competitive

Duration               : Open Ended

Availability            : Immediately

Level                      : National D2

The post holder will be responsible for the following:

Procurement

  • Lead on developing a supplier network through market scoping in Kigali town by leading in tender process and putting frame work in place.
  • To ensure that procurement plans are developed for each project in Rwanda.
  • Ensure that Oxfam conforms to donor funding procurement requirements and be aware of any major developments/changes in donor procedures.
  • Manage contract through issuing and evaluating of tenders for high value items recording and updating information in database.
  • Undertake field and supplier visits, providing guidance and support.
  • Develop Supplier Database and share the prizes with all program teams.
  • To keep records of frame work agreements in master file as relevant both electronically and manually for audit trail.

Asset Management

  • To ensure that a system for tracking assets and updating as appropriate is maintained
  • Ensure that asset disposal plan is in place and advise managers on asset disposal regulations when need arises
  • Ensure the vehicles are maintained in optimum condition and used cost-effectively, ensuring fuel consumption of fleet by approval of fuel cards and generation of and action on monthly vehicle management reports.
  • Ensure a staff is billed for private mileage. Monitor private vehicle use policy and ensure it is upheld – recommend any changes.
  • To Update the requisition tracking sheet on daily basis and inform Programme staff on their requisition status on weekly.
  • To ensure that regulations and procedures relating security of the vehicle, H & S standards are adhered to according to OGB standards
  • To keep track of the scheduled service time of the vehicle, tomake sure that servicing is performed in time

Storage and distribution

  • Ensure full Oxfam GB policies and procedures are followed for all storage, distribution and transport activities.
  • Support the IT/ Office Assistant to ensure that Rwanda program stock is physically checked and regularly reconcile
  • To provide effective leadership of the IT/ Office assistant in management line
  • Ensure that an efficient tracking and control system is in place for all Oxfam GB stock and assets and that the tracking and control systems are continually updated.
  • Provide continually updated visibility to programme team leaders on all stock and assets.
  • Co-ordinate use of Oxfam owned and sourced transport providers

Transport 

  • Ensure that there is sufficient transport system for both staff and good for Oxfam Rwanda program.
  • Take up driving roles as might be required
  • Source for taxi providers and ensure that they provided quality services to staff
  • Act as the security focal person for Rwanda program team

Administration

  • Work closely with the IT/Office Assistant to ensure that the proper administrative procedures and standards are followed to close the supply chain loop i.e. requisition follow-up, purchasing, stock keeping and dispatch, payments are done in line with OGB’s mandate.
  • To keep a proper record of quotation (eventually tender), requisitions, purchase order forms, good receive note, receipts, waybills, and all other documents

General

  • To organise all logistics processes, including Supply planning, purchasing, warehousing, communications, accommodation facilities for visitors and international staff and transport, as well as the related administrative procedures, for Oxfam operations in Rwanda.
  • To implement and monitor logistics systems, in accordance with Oxfam GB policies and procedures.
  • To establish and maintain good contacts with suppliers, government offices, UN agencies and other NGOs with regards to logistical matters.
  • To report monthly on all logistics activities (narrative to the Programme Business Support Lead and Regional centre).
  • To supervise and liaise with the IT/Office Assistant in relation to organisation of meetings and workshops in country

SKILLS AND COMPETENCE:

  • A degree in relevant filed and relevant professional qualifications in Logistics e.g. supply, warehousing or fleet management.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in working in Logistics and procurement with a reputable organisation
  • Experience in handling local and offshore supply, transport management, including clearance and tariff regimes.
  • Competency in use of Microsoft office packages including word, and excel.
  • Demonstrates appropriate written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to drive and have a clean and valid driving permit
  • Excellent knowledge of local markets and resources and good personal relations with local suppliers

How to apply:

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications including recent curriculum vitae (CV) with contact details (phone and email address) of your most recent line manager as part of your refereesand motivation letter to: kigalijobs@oxfam.org.uk. The closing date for this vacancy isTuesday, 2nd January 2018

N.B: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

KAMONYI DISTRICT,Various Jobs Vacancies

SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OFFICER OF CELL (11)

Job: Socio-economic Development Officer of cell (Multiple)
Organization: KAMONYI DISTRICT


Level: 14.VIII
Reports To: Executive Secretary of Sector
No. of Positions 11
Deadline: 20/Dec/2017
Job Description
– Collect and consolidate data on specific public (policy) issues pertaining to socio – economic development and record data about death and birth across the Cell;
– Identify socio – economic development needs at the Cell level and accordingly advise on response measures;
– Elaborate, under the supervision of the Executive Secretary of the Cell, programs of community works;
– Supervise the execution of community development and citizen participation activities across the Cell and produce consolidated reports thereof;
– Prepare documents to be signed by the Executive Secretary of the Cell and assist him/her in the production of the Cell’s activities performance reports.
– Facilitate gathering data related to the employment status within the cell

Job Profile: A2 in Humanities Sciences, Education, Agriculture, Rural Development

Key Technical Skills and Knowledge Required:
– Extensive knowledge and understanding of the Central and Local Government Functionality;
– In – depth understanding and knowldge of the Rwandan and regional context for agribusiness development;
– Computer Skills;
– Organizational Skills;
– Communication Skills;
– High analytical Skills;
– Complex Problem Solving;
– Time management Skills;
– Team working Skills;
– Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French; knowledge of all is an advantage

SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION ENGINEER

Job: School Construction Engineer
Organization: KAMONYI DISTRICT
Level: 5.II
Reports To: Director of Education Unit
No. of Positions 1
Deadline: 20/Dec/2017

Job Description

– Produce consolidated needs assessment and progress reports related to school infrastructure construction and management across the District;
– Supervise the construction processes of school infrastructures and ensure constructions are done in accordance with all applicable design, guidelines, policies, laws and regulations;
– Supervise, in close collaboration with the District Property Management Officer, the maintenance works of schools across the District.

Job Profile: A0 in Civil Engineering, Construction, Public Works

Key Technical Skills & Knowledge required:

– School Construction Skills
– Organizational Skills;
– Communication Skills;
– Judgment & Decision Making Skills;
– Time management Skills;
– Team working Skills;
– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French; knowledge of all is an advantage

WATER AND SANITATION OFFICER

Job: Water and Sanitation Officer
Organization: KAMONYI DISTRICT
Level: 5.II
Reports To: Director of Infrastructure One Stop Center and Notary
No. of Positions 1
Deadline: 20/Dec/2017
Job Description

– Elaborate and supervise the implementation of strategies and mobilization mechanisms of local population for the construction and maintenance of water supply and sanitation facilities and promote the rational use of water;
– Develop, vulgarize and inspect the implementation of a local action plan for used water treatment, liquid waste management, rainwater capturing and organic waste recovery across the District;
– Develop investment plans and mobilize the private sector and other stakeholders to invest in water and sanitation activities.

Job Profile: A0 in Water and Sanitation, Natural Environmental Sciences, Natural Sciences, Water Management, Hygiene

Key Technical Skills & Knowledge required:

– Extensive knowledge in Water and Sanitation
– Strong written and verbal communication skills
– Quantitative and analytic skills
– Ability to manage priorities and be detail – orientated within a dynamic, fast – paced environment
– Work in a team environment to determine and or review ideas to find solutions to problems.
– Ability to work independently with little or no supervision while maintaining a high – level of efficiency and still upholding a team mentality