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Rwanda: Agri Business Coach – Rwanda

Organization: Spark
Country: Rwanda
Closing date: 28 May 2018

Project objectives:

  • New and increased effective, affordable, cost efficient and client centric financial and informational services offered by Financial Institutions (FIs) to Irish Potato small holder farmers (SHFs) to ensure financial inclusion for the poor;
  • Enhanced market position, efficiency and managerial competencies for Irish Potato SFHs and sustained relations with other chain operators (market players);
  • Increased financial literacy, changed positive mind-set towards digitalisation, access and use of digital information, communication, payments, savings and credits (and potential additional services) of SHFs.

It is in this regards that SPARK is hiring Agri Business Coaches to support in empowering the Irish Potato SHF organizations (primary cooperatives, unions and Federation).

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • The responsibilities and tasks include, but are not limited to:
  • Coordinating field activities in the areas of operations.
  • Responsible and accountable for the cooperatives members and farmers capacities development plans.
  • Help with MEL primary data collection through field visits and needs assessment of selected cooperatives.
  • Deliver trainings and coaching plans on the areas of Cooperative Management, Financial Management, Entrepreneurship & Marketing and Access to Finance for cooperatives leaders and all members.
  • Conduct regular proximity coaching session for cooperative members focusing on membership responsibilities and accountability among others topics.
  • Help in the promotion and use of a newly introduced business informational system through mobile phones (USSD) that will be developed to assist farmers to get regular information on the potato business and market dynamics, prices, inputs availability and prices among other relevant information to inform / guise business decisions.
  • Serve as focal point to assist the target cooperatives with the market linkages with other key chain operators to ensure sustained fair relations and business performances (i.e.: supply contracts).
  • Conduct field visits to promote financial literacy and access to digital financing solutions by potato farmers.
  • Ensure a maximum uptake of the digital financing solutions through an intensive promotion and mobilization campaign as well as proximity coaching activities.
  • Submit monthly report which will be reviewed and validated by the project management team (PO, PM) a week before the quarterly planning meeting.
  • Participate to consultation meetings with the project implementation partners or services providers when required.
  • Be the focal points of Spark in the target districts and attend district meetings (I.e.: JADF, Open days) and ensure regular consultations with other local development stakeholders.

Requirements and Skills

  • Experience in project management with international development organisation,
  • Project design, implementation, operations, and organisational restructuring;
  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in a field related to Agriculture, agribusiness, agri financing, international development or business administration;
  • Good knowledge and experience in Irish Potato sector value chain development including agri capacity development, agri business development services, rural agri financing and business environment in Rwanda;
  • In-depth understanding and knowledge of cooperatives and NGOs operating in agriculture sector in Rwanda;
  • Good oral, written and reporting skills;
  • Knowledge of English and Kinyarwanda;
  • Rwandan Nationality or in possession of work permit.

SPARK Offers

  • A dynamic and exciting position in an international environment;
  • A fulltime appointment of 40 hours;
  • A gross monthly salary between RWF 600.000 and RWF 1.050.000 depending on professional experience;
  • Professional capacity building, training, exposure and networking opportunities.

About SPARK

SPARK develops higher education and entrepreneurship to empower young, ambitious people to lead their fragile and conflict-affected societies into prosperity. SPARK is a dynamic and growing, international not-for-profit development organisation with 80+ staff members, in more than 14 offices around the world. SPARK supports refugees in the Middle-East by providing them with scholarships in universities and higher education institutions in the region. SPARK also supports young entrepreneurs in fragile states, to start or grow their own businesses.

SPARK Rwanda is currently implementing Irish Potato Value Chain Financing project (IPoVAF), with the aim of supporting smallholder farmers to increase access to financial services to enhance productivity, income and job opportunities for Irish Potato smallholder farmers. The project is implemented in partnership and collaboration with different partners including financial institutions, service providers, and the Rwanda federation of Irish potato farmers (FECOPORWA) to impact 50,000 smallholder farmers in Western and Northern provinces from 4 districts including Nyabihu, Rubavu, Musanze and Burera.

How to apply:

If you have any questions regarding SPARK or the position, please visit our website www.spark-online.org or call +250 784 578 087, with Reference: Agri Business Coach – Rwanda.

If you are interested, please apply with your motivation letter and your CV (both in English) on https://vacancy.spark-online.org. The deadline for application is on the 28 May 2018. Reference: Agri Business Coach – Rwanda. Please include two references in your application (phone number and email) which we can contact during the selection process.

All applications will be assessed on rolling basis; interviews can, therefore, take place before the application deadline. However, due to the large volume of applications we receive, we cannot respond to every applicant. There may be a delay between the deadline and the moment we contact selected applicants.

If you have not received a reply we regret to inform that we have continued with other candidates.

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Tubibe Amahoro (TA) rehabilitation of water pipeline request for quotation

Tubibe Amahoro (TA) is a not-for-profit organization created in 1995. Its vision is to “Achieve a society of equity in which laws and human rights are respected by everyone”. Its mission consists of “Promoting respect of human rights and integral socioeconomic progress of Rwandan population emphasizing on gender promotion, local economic development, and education of rights”.

Request for Quotation for Rehabilitation of Water Pipeline

TUBIBE AMAHORO Association, is a not for profit organization, community based currently operating in Karongi and Ngororero districts of western province, and Burera district in Northern Province. Its main goal is to achieve a society in which laws and rights are respected by everyone, and its mission is to promote respect of human rights and integral socioeconomic progress of Rwandan population emphasizing civic participation and justice, sustainable community livelihoods and gender promotion. Hence, TUBIBE AMAHORO in partnership with ActionAid Rwanda support poor and excluded people to eradicate poverty and injustice by the means of community participation, empowerment and community capacity building.

TUBIBE AMAHORO invites proposals for:

Lot 1:Rehabilitation of Water Pipeline

Required documents for submission:

  1. Bid Submission Letter
  2. Original Bank slip for payment of 10,000Rwfs of the Tender document
  3. A valid and notarial tax clearance document from RRA
  4. VAT registration certificate
  5. A valid and notarial clearance document from Rwanda Social Security Board
  6. At least three  certificates of successful completion of supply of similar items
  7. Bank certificate demonstrating that the supplier is eligible to benefit the overdraft or bank loan of at least ten million Rwandan francs (Frws 10, 000,000) to ensure the successful implementation of the contract in case the supplier wins this tender.

A complete set of tender documents may be obtained by interested candidates upon payment of non-refundable fees of 10,000Rwfs payable to account number 00087-000699128-32 named TA-FLOW II Project opened in Bank of Kigali.

Interested contractors, qualified and legally registered in Rwanda to execute such works may obtain the complete set of tender documents from TUBIBE AMAHORO HEAD OFFICE, located in Karongi district, Bwishyura sector, B.P. 110, Tel: 0789978658/0788924180 during normal working hours. Completed tender documents are to be enclosed in sealed envelopes marked with tender reference number and be deposited to: TUBIBE AMAHORO HEAD OFFICE, located in Karongi district, Bwishyura sector so as to be received on or before 26th March 2018 no later than 05:00PM local time. Prices quoted should be net inclusive of all taxes and delivery must be in Rwandan francs and shall remain valid until the closing date of the tender.

Done in Karongi, March 05th, 2018

Kabano Célestin

Executive Secretary of TUBIBE AMAHORO

Tubibe Amahoro (TA) Construction of Water Kiosks (Request for proposals)

Tubibe Amahoro (TA) is a not-for-profit organization created in 1995. Its vision is to “Achieve a society of equity in which laws and human rights are respected by everyone”. Its mission consists of “Promoting respect of human rights and integral socioeconomic progress of Rwandan population emphasizing on gender promotion, local economic development, and education of rights”.

Request for Quotation for Construction of Water Kiosks

TUBIBE AMAHORO Association, is a not for profit organization, community based currently operating in Karongi and Ngororero districts of western province, and Burera district in Northern Province. Its main goal is to achieve a society in which laws and rights are respected by everyone, and its mission is to promote respect of human rights and integral socioeconomic progress of Rwandan population emphasizing civic participation and justice, sustainable community livelihoods and gender promotion. Hence, TUBIBE AMAHORO in partnership with ActionAid Rwanda support poor and excluded people to eradicate poverty and injustice by the means of community participation, empowerment and community capacity building.

TUBIBE AMAHORO invites proposals for:

Lot 1:Construction of water Kiosks

Required documents for submission:

  1. Bid Submission Letter
  2. Original Bank slip for payment of 10,000Rwfs of the Tender document
  3. A valid and notarial tax clearance document from RRA
  4. VAT registration certificate
  5. A valid and notarial clearance document from Rwanda Social Security Board
  6. At least three  certificates of successful completion of supply of similar items
  7. Bank certificate demonstrating that the supplier is eligible to benefit the overdraft or bank loan of at least ten million Rwandan francs (Frws 10, 000,000) to ensure the successful implementation of the contract in case the supplier wins this tender.

A complete set of tender documents may be obtained by interested candidates upon payment of non-refundable fees of 10,000Rwfs payable to account number 00087-000699128-32 named TA-FLOW II Project opened in Bank of Kigali.

Interested contractors, qualified and legally registered in Rwanda to execute such works may obtain the complete set of tender documents from TUBIBE AMAHORO HEAD OFFICE, located in Karongi district, Bwishyura sector, B.P. 110, Tel: 0789978658/0788924180 during normal working hours. Completed tender documents are to be enclosed in sealed envelopes marked with tender reference number and be deposited to: TUBIBE AMAHORO HEAD OFFICE, located in Karongi district, Bwishyura sector so as to be received on or before March 26th, 2018 not later than 05:00PM local time. Prices quoted should be net inclusive of all taxes and delivery must be in Rwandan francs and shall remain valid until the closing date of the tender.

Done in Karongi, March 05th, 2018

Kabano Célestin

Executive Secretary of TUBIBE AMAHORO

Tubibe Amahoro (TA) rehabilitation of water pipeline (request for proposals)

Tubibe Amahoro (TA) is a not-for-profit organization created in 1995. Its vision is to “Achieve a society of equity in which laws and human rights are respected by everyone”. Its mission consists of “Promoting respect of human rights and integral socioeconomic progress of Rwandan population emphasizing on gender promotion, local economic development, and education of rights”.

Request for Quotation for Rehabilitation of Water Pipeline

TUBIBE AMAHORO Association, is a not for profit organization, community based currently operating in Karongi and Ngororero districts of western province, and Burera district in Northern Province. Its main goal is to achieve a society in which laws and rights are respected by everyone, and its mission is to promote respect of human rights and integral socioeconomic progress of Rwandan population emphasizing civic participation and justice, sustainable community livelihoods and gender promotion. Hence, TUBIBE AMAHORO in partnership with ActionAid Rwanda support poor and excluded people to eradicate poverty and injustice by the means of community participation, empowerment and community capacity building.

TUBIBE AMAHORO invites proposals for:

Lot 1:Rehabilitation of Water Pipeline

Required documents for submission:

  1. Bid Submission Letter
  2. Original Bank slip for payment of 10,000Rwfs of the Tender document
  3. A valid and notarial tax clearance document from RRA
  4. VAT registration certificate
  5. A valid and notarial clearance document from Rwanda Social Security Board
  6. At least three  certificates of successful completion of supply of similar items
  7. Bank certificate demonstrating that the supplier is eligible to benefit the overdraft or bank loan of at least ten million Rwandan francs (Frws 10, 000,000) to ensure the successful implementation of the contract in case the supplier wins this tender.

A complete set of tender documents may be obtained by interested candidates upon payment of non-refundable fees of 10,000Rwfs payable to account number 00087-000699128-32 named TA-FLOW II Project opened in Bank of Kigali.

Interested contractors, qualified and legally registered in Rwanda to execute such works may obtain the complete set of tender documents from TUBIBE AMAHORO HEAD OFFICE, located in Karongi district, Bwishyura sector, B.P. 110, Tel: 0789978658/0788924180 during normal working hours. Completed tender documents are to be enclosed in sealed envelopes marked with tender reference number and be deposited to: TUBIBE AMAHORO HEAD OFFICE, located in Karongi district, Bwishyura sector so as to be received on or before 26th March 2018 no later than 05:00PM local time. Prices quoted should be net inclusive of all taxes and delivery must be in Rwandan francs and shall remain valid until the closing date of the tender.

Done in Karongi, March 05th, 2018

Kabano Célestin

Executive Secretary of TUBIBE AMAHORO

Tubibe Amahoro (TA) supplying water plumbing equipment (request for proposal)

Tubibe Amahoro (TA) is a not-for-profit organization created in 1995. Its vision is to “Achieve a society of equity in which laws and human rights are respected by everyone”. Its mission consists of “Promoting respect of human rights and integral socioeconomic progress of Rwandan population emphasizing on gender promotion, local economic development, and education of rights”.

Request for Quotation Supplying water plumbing equipment

TUBIBE AMAHORO Association, is a not for profit organization, community based currently operating in Karongi and Ngororero districts of western province, and Burera district in Northern Province. Its main goal is to achieve a society in which laws and rights are respected by everyone, and its mission is to promote respect of human rights and integral socioeconomic progress of Rwandan population emphasizing civic participation and justice, sustainable community livelihoods and gender promotion. Hence, TUBIBE AMAHORO in partnership with ActionAid Rwanda support poor and excluded people to eradicate poverty and injustice by the means of community participation, empowerment and community capacity building.

TUBIBE AMAHORO invites proposals for:

Lot 1:Supplying water plumbing equipments

Required documents for submission:

  1. Bid Submission Letter
  2. Original Bank slip for payment of 10,000Rwfs of the Tender document
  3. A valid and notarial tax clearance document from RRA
  4. VAT registration certificate
  5. A valid and notarial clearance document from Rwanda Social Security Board
  6. At least three  certificates of successful completion of supply of similar items
  7. Bank certificate demonstrating that the supplier is eligible to benefit the overdraft or bank loan of at least ten million Rwandan francs (Frws 10, 000,000) to ensure the successful implementation of the contract in case the supplier wins this tender.

A complete set of tender documents may be obtained by interested candidates upon payment of non-refundable fees of 10,000Rwfs payable to account number 00087-000699128-32 named TA-FLOW II Project opened in Bank of Kigali.

Interested contractors, qualified and legally registered in Rwanda to execute such works may obtain the complete set of tender documents from TUBIBE AMAHORO HEAD OFFICE, located in Karongi district, Bwishyura sector, B.P. 110, Tel: 0789978658/0788924180 during normal working hours. Completed tender documents are to be enclosed in sealed envelopes marked with tender reference number and be deposited to: TUBIBE AMAHORO HEAD OFFICE, located in Karongi district, Bwishyura sector so as to be received on or before 26th March 2018 no later than 05:00PM local time. Prices quoted should be net inclusive of all taxes and delivery must be in Rwandan francs and shall remain valid until the closing date of the tender.

Done in Karongi, March 05th, 2018

Kabano Célestin

Executive Secretary of TUBIBE AMAHORO

Call for Proposals for Provision of Consulting Services for Oxfam in Rwanda

Market Study for the biogas system in Rwanda

Oxfam Pre-Enterprise Development Programme support to SIMGAS

  1. Background

Oxfam was established in Rwanda in 1980. Oxfam has a wealth of experience in running diverse programmes in Rwanda – from peace-building and reconciliation, to innovative livelihoods initiatives that promote enterprise and value chain development.

Oxfam’s reputation and expertise i

n 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

Oxfam’s Sustainable Livelihoods Programme aims to help thousands of marginalized small farmers and small businesses through inclusive market systems that generate income and job opportunities especially for women and youth. As part of a global initiative called the Enterprise Development Programme (EDP), Oxfam supports and invests in small rural businesses to help them grow and become commercially viable. As part of its selection process, Oxfam seeks to carry out a pre-EDP study for bio-digesters market in Rwanda for the SimGas ltd.

2.     Objective of the assignment

A pre-EDP study performed by a consultant (in partnership with the Oxfam Rwanda team and SimGas) to assess the market for domestic biogas digesters in Rwanda by completing 8 deliverables as outlined on the detailed ToRs attached here.

3.     Expected deliverables

The total duration of the assignment including deliverables 1-8 as shown on the detailed ToR on attachment, will be 30 work days and 7 weekend days, to be spend in Quarter 1 of 2018. The final report of the market study shall be submitted (with incorporated feedback from Oxfam team and SimGas) no later than March 31st, 2018.

How to apply,

Please send your technical and financial proposals and a summary of 3 previous similar assignments completed successfully to Kigali@oxfam.org.uk. The closing date for proposal submission is Wednesday, 28th February 2018 by 5pm local time. Please note that due to high volume of applications we cannot respond to all applications and will only be contacting selected applicants

FXB Rwanda, Field Assistants Jobs Vacancies

Kimihurura                                                      

B.P 188 Kigali

RE: RECRUITMENT OF FIELD ASSISTANTS

FXB Rwanda is a Rwandan Local Non Governmental Organization (NGO) created in February 2012. It is affiliated to FXB International, an international NGO created in 1989, whose mission is to fight poverty and HIV/AIDS. In line with its program implementation, FXB Rwanda would like to r

ecruit three “Field Assistant” who will be based in Musanze and Huye Districts.

The Field Assistants will be mainly responsible for organizing and carrying out economic strengthening activities, health education including HIV prevention for beneficiaries and communities, providing education and follow up to supported children in school.

The Field Assistants tasks include:

  • Sensitization of communities and target groups on program objectives, strategies and activities.
  • Identification and registration of potential beneficiaries of the program based on the OVC selection criteria.
  • Participation in preparation of action plans (weekly, monthly, quarterly,and annually) in consultation with OVC Regional Manager and other colleagues
  • Assistance to program beneficiaries in preparation and execution of income generating activities (IGA) and ensure their active participation in Internal Saving Lending Groups (ISLGs).
  • Support orphans and other vulnerable children (OVC) enrolled in the program to have school materials / fees on time and have close monitoring of them to ensure they remain in and complete school.
  • Keep good collaboration with local leaders and other OVC stakeholders operating in the target area
  • Sensitization of beneficiaries and communities on HIV prevention and collaboration with health centers to ensure beneficiaries’ access to voluntary counseling and testing for HIV as well as ensuring access to HIV care and treatment of patients in needs
  • Ensuring home visits to assist beneficiaries and follow-up of activities
  • Provision of psychosocial counseling to all beneficiaries
  • Participation in monitoring and evaluation of program activities
  • Preparation of report of activities performed

Qualifications and experience

Candidate must:

  • Have experience of 3 years with implementation of OVC programs or community development programs,
  • Have Bachelors’ Degree in Social sciences, Community development, Public health or related fields
  • Have experience in provision of different trainings
  • Be fluent in English
  • Should have a driving license of category A (driving license of motorcycle)

How to apply:

must be submitted to FXB Rwanda coordination office located in Building called BRIDGE 1  in the second floor ( former Rwanda Revenue Authority ) located on the road KN 07 (Poids Lourds to Car Wash, opposite to HYNDAI), not later Monday, February 26, 2018 at 4:00pm.

 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for exams.

Done at Kigali on February 19, 2018

Emmanuel Habyarimana

Executive Director / FXB Rwanda

International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT),Research Assistant Jobs Vacancy

Recruiting a Research Assistant for IITA

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is an international non-profit research-for-development (R4D) organization created in 1967, governed by a Board of Trustees, and supported primarily by the Consultative Group of International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). IITA’s R4D is anchored on the development needs of Sub-Saharan Africa and develops agricultural solutions with partners to tackle hunger and poverty by reducing

producer and consumer risks, enhancing crop quality and productivity, and generating wealth from agriculture.

CIAT, on behalf of IITA, is seeking for a Research Assistant to support timely and efficient data collection and reporting in the following two projects in Rwanda Office. The Consortium for Improving Agriculture-based Livelihoods in Central Africa (CIALCA – www.cialca.org) that seeks to improve food, income and nutrition security with the Rwandan government, public and private sector and partners. The second is a project that seeks to work with extension officers and lead farmers for better management of Banana Xanthomonas Wilt (BXW), using (smart) phone and other information and communication technology (ICT). The project will be gathering data on household characteristics, communication needs, ICT-use efficiency, and incidence and severity of the BXW disease in the intervention areas in Rwanda. For more information on this ICT4BXW project, please click here. The position will report to the IITA Country Representative.

Main duties and responsibilities include:

1. Research assistance to CIALCA and ICT4BXW projects

  • Assist CIALCA and BMZ scientists and staff in effective data collection using ODK-surveys and tablets, interviews, workshops, participatory observation and other methods.
  • Assist CIALCA and BMZ scientists and staff in basic data cleaning and analysis.
  • Support the implementation and quality control of multi-locational experiments (agronomy, nutrition, economic, social).
  • Support the development and testing of ICT-based tools for extension officers and lead farmers’ decision making.

2. Support training and capacity development

  • Lead training and supervision of data collectors and enumerators;
  • Support the training of agricultural extension officers and lead farmers in the use of smart-phone based tools;Ongoing support and follow up with agricultural extension officers and lead farmers engaged in the program

3. Reporting and administration Assistance:

  • Timely and effectively manage/support administrative and project technical reporting products.
  • Liaise with IITA Rwanda and CIAT staff on administrative issues related to the projects.

The candidate shall have the following competencies, skills and experience:

  • At least a Bachelor degree in Agricultural or other relevant fields with proven data collection and reporting skills.
  • At least five (5) years of relevant work experience in a closely related field gained in an International Organization in Agricultural sector
  • Experience in digital data collection e.g. using tablet-based surveys; and developing and testing mobile (smart) phone applications with extension officers and farmers.
  • High level of computer and ICT skills (MS Office Word and Excel) and ability to learn new applications quickly.
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English and Kinyarwanda. French is an added advantage.
  • Valid driving license will be an added advantage
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision, but also participate as a team member in accomplishment of duties.
  • High level analytical thinking capacity
  • Understanding and experience, working in banana- and cassava-based farming systems.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, good judgment and a high level of respect for confidentiality.
  • Must be proactive and takes initiative, and has an eye for detail and perfection.
  • Willingness to learn and develop as part of the IITA team in Rwanda.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Commitment to IITA’s mission and core values.

Terms of employment:

The position is nationally recruited, will be based at IITA Offices in Kigali, Rwanda. The contract will be for one (1) year period, subject to a probation period of three (3) months, renewable depending on performance and availability of resources.

How to apply:

Applicants are invited to visit http://ciat.cgiar.org/ciat-jobs to get full details of the position and to submit their applications, clearly indicating position applied for as Research Assistant. An application Letter and Curriculum Vitae should be attached and saved as one document using candidate’s last name-first name for ease of sorting.

Applications closing date: 2nd March 2018

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Research and Communication Assistant Jobs Vacancy

Recruiting a Research and Communication Assistant for IITA

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is an international non-profit research-for-development (R4D) organization created in 1967, governed by a Board of Trustees, and supported primarily by the Consultative Group of International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). IITA’s R4D is anchored

on the development needs of Sub-Saharan Africa and develops agricultural solutions with partners to tackle hunger and poverty by reducing producer and consumer risks, enhancing crop quality and productivity, and generating wealth from agriculture.

CIAT, on behalf of IITA, is seeking for a Research and Communication Assistant with the overall responsibility of providing timely and efficient data collection, data reporting and science communication support to CGIAR Research Program Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB – http://www.rtb.cgiar.org/). RTB program has a project on “Scaling of Agri-Food Innovations through research for development projects”. The position will focus on supporting the scientist engaged in this project. The position reports to the IITA Country Representative.

Main duties and responsibilities include:

  • Assist the RTB project leader and project staff in effective data collection using survey, interview, participatory observation and other methods.
  • Assist the RTB project leader and project staff in effective data reporting using online tools, emails, data repositories and other methods.
  • Assist the RTB project leader and project staff in basic data analysis whenever it is necessary.

2. Communication Assistance

  • Manage social media content of the RTB project and other IITA Rwanda projects in coordination with the project team.
  • Support development of other media contents for the RTB project and other IITA Rwanda projects.
  • Support/manage the development of internal RTB and IITA project reports.

3. Administration Assistance:

  • Timely and effectively manage/support administrative and project management reporting of RTB research and communication outputs and products.
  • Liaise with IITA Rwanda and CIAT staff on administrative issues related to the RTB project.

The candidate shall have the following competencies, skills and experience:

  • At least a Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Communication, Economics, Management or other relevant fields
  • At least two (2) years of relevant work experience in a closely related field with proven data collection and report writing skills.
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English and Kinyarwanda
  • Highly effective planning, organizational and multi-tasking skills with a positive attitude and strong administrative service orientation.
  • High level of computer and ICT skills and ability to learn new applications quickly.
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision, but also participate as a team member in accomplishment of duties.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, good judgment and a high level of respect for confidentiality.
  • Proactive, with ability to facilitate multidisciplinary teams
  • Willingness to learn and develop as part of the IITA team in Rwanda.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Commitment to IITA’s mission and core values.

Terms of employment:

The position is nationally recruited, will be based at IITA Offices in Kigali, Rwanda. The contract will be for one (1) year period, subject to a probation period of three (3) months, renewable depending on performance and availability of resources.

How to apply:

Applicants are invited to visit http://ciat.cgiar.org/ciat-jobs to get full details of the position and to submit their applications, clearly indicating position applied for as: Research and Communication Assistant. An application Letter and Curriculum Vitae should be attached and saved as one document using candidate’s last name-first name for ease of sorting.

Applications closing date: 2nd March 2018

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

World Vision International,Supply Chain Manager Jobs Vacancy

World Vision International (Rwanda) is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 17 Districts of Rwanda.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of Supply Chain Manager. The position will be based in Kigali at the Head Office and reporting to the Finance and Support Services Director.

Purpose of the position:

Lead National Supply Chain Management team

in World Vision Rwanda. Manage work efforts across planning, strategic sourcing, categories management, including internal customer alignment and satisfaction, supplier relationship management, contract management, risk management, program management and human resource management.

Manage establishment, tracking and reporting of benefits and key internal and supplier performance metrics

In order to succeed, the Supply Chain Manager must be able to effectively communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that serves as an example to others – must be a role model, practice servant leadership and be an ambassador for WV ministry in areas where WVR has operations

The major responsibilities include:

Human Resource Management

  • Lead setting of performance objectives for Supply Chain Management staff
  • Provide regular feedback on performance and identifying training needs

Supply Chain Management Performance

  • Lead and coordinate the Supply Chain Department and be responsible for an optimal interface between the supply chain and business units as it relates to the procurement function
  • Lead monthly Regional and department reviews to address
  • Open procurement issues/performance against procurement plans.
  • Development of plans to support new, additional, and changing requirements (Grants/new programs)
  • Managing continuous improvement in Supply Chain Management through monitoring of Supply Chain Management Progress Reports and Supply Chain Management monthly reports
  • Manage suppliers performance against contract and framework agreements
  • Manage and facilitate the VAT exemption process

Tracking and Reporting

  • Define and manage integrated cross functional Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and lead the development of action plans to address areas of poor performance
  • Track and analyze Supply Chain performance against established target levels (KPIs)
  • Report Performance monthly to the Senior Leadership Team, Regional Managers, and Department Managers.

Planning

  • Lead development of Consolidated Procurement Plans for World Vision Rwanda across grants, all functional departments and the Clusters.
  • Partner with finance, integrated ministries, and other related functions in the approval of an annual sourcing strategy based on the overall procurement needs of the organization
  • Manage development of implementation plan for Supply Chain Management activities
  • Communicate plan to relevant stakeholders
  • Lead all required changes to plan as budgets are amended during the year
  • Communicate strategic/central buying categories
  • Lead quarterly and annual cross functional procurement plan reviews.

Strategic Sourcing

  • Lead development of category strategies and approaches
  • Manage implementation of consistent and effective strategic sourcing process
  • Communicate sourcing approaches to relevant stakeholders
  • Build and maintain successful working relationships with suppliers.
  • Manage day to day relationships with suppliers
  • Plan strategies for and lead negotiations with suppliers
  • Manage contract development with legal for key suppliers
  • Identify areas for process improvements in strategic sourcing

Transactional buying

  • Implement effective Supply Chain Management process for non-critical items.
  • Implement identified process improvements.
  • Communicate processes to key stakeholders

Policy communication

  • Provide leadership on Supply Chain Management policies and procedures.
  • Manage World Vision Rwanda procurement manual, ensuring compliance and facilitating revisions and updates

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • University degree in Business administration, Social Science, Procurement, Supply Chain Management or a similar degree
  • Professional qualification preferably MCIPS is an added advantage
  • At least 5 years’ experience in procurement

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 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 4th March 2018; 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