Rwanda: Producer – Girl Effect Rwanda

Organization: Girl Effect
Country: Rwanda
Closing date: 04 May 2018

Who We Are

Girl Effect builds youth brands and mobile platforms to empower girls to change their lives

We’re a creative non-profit empowering girls to change their lives. Started by the Nike Foundation, we are experts in media, mobile, brand and international development: a unique mix of skills that we use to solve global problems in a different way.

We work across the world in the places where girls are marginalised and vulnerable. We create for young people in ways they love and interact with. And it's all delivered through the media and mobile tech they use every day – from apps that build skills, to TV dramas that explore vital issues, to magazines written by girls.

Context of Role

The Producer will play a pivotal role in the smooth running of the Marketing and Digital department in the Girl Effect Rwanda office. They will lead on the day-to-day running of a small multi-disciplinary creative team to deliver the Ni Nyampinga creative assets for Ni Nyampinga platforms, and collateral for Ni Nyampinga marketing campaigns and events. In addition to running our brilliant in-house creative team, the Producer will manage numerous freelance creatives, including illustrators and photographers. The Producer will also lead on event production for a range of Ni Nyampinga events, from roadshows through to conferences and screenings.

What You’ll Do

  • End-to-end management of the Ni Nyampinga creative and marketing process.
  • Building strong working relationships with Ni Nyampinga print and digital editorial teams to deliver brilliant products across platforms.
  • Reviewing all internal briefs, creating project plans and timelines, and communicating production clearly to all stakeholders.
  • Managing resourcing and scheduling for a small internal creative team, plus additional freelance resource when necessary.
  • Contracting, briefing and managing freelancer creatives (including illustrators, photographers, crew)
  • Lead on event production for Ni Nyampinga roadshows, festivals, screenings, and managing production of event collateral.
  • Leading on event production for B2B events, in conjunction with the Partnerships team.

Who You Are

  • 5+ years’ production experience either client-side or in an advertising, marketing or design and branding agency, with a track record of delivering projects across brand, digital, marketing campaigns, and multi-media content production
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of the full creative production process; able to maximise efficiency and effectiveness while championing creative excellence
  • Significant experience of resourcing and scheduling for multiple creative team members
  • Experience of working with inter-disciplinary teams to deliver first-class multi-media products
  • Significant experience of delivering B2B and B2C events
  • Excellent planning and project management skills
  • Ability to multi-task, problem solve, reprioritize and ‘get stuck in’
  • Demonstrable experience of inspiring creativity and innovation in others (internally and with partners) leading to first class creative outcomes
  • Demonstrates energy, resilience and passion for the work; taking a solutions focused approach to overcome challenges
  • A deep understanding of Rwandan youth culture

What Else You Should Know

As we continue to scale and grow – we are hugely ambitious for our future and we are looking for people who are driven by this to change the world for girls.

Our teams are a diverse mix across sectors (non-profit and commercial) and specialisms (from Brand and Creative through to Gender and Insight). You’ll learn and grow in an environment that will challenge you to think and work with a fresh perspective.
At Girl Effect, you can expect to work somewhere where you will be stretched and developed in your role, a place where you can build your career and work with talented, engaged people committed to our cause to create a lasting impact.

How to apply:

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Rwanda: National Consultancy – Development of Booklets and Training Materials Based on the Revised National Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) Protocol (For Rwandan Nationals only)

Organization: UN Children's Fund
Country: Rwanda
Closing date: 08 Apr 2018

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

BACKGROUND

Though the rate of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) is relatively low in Rwanda, it still affects around 15,000 children per year putting them in high risk of inhibited development and premature death. The Government of Rwanda with support from UNICEF has recently updated the national protocol for the management of SAM. To facilitate the use of this manual by clinical staff, there is a need to develop easy-to-use booklets with reference tables, etc., that may easily be carried around in a pocket. Also, it is necessary to finalize the training materials and tools that will be used in the cascade training.

JUSTIFICATION

This work is part of the signed annual work plan for financial year 2017/18 between UNICEF and the Rwanda Biomedical Center/MoH under activity 1.1.5. Scaling-up management of severe acute malnutrition. The work to develop a booklet, training materials and tools requires specific skills which are not available in the UNICEF Rwanda Country Office.

SPECIFIC TASKS

The consult will develop a booklet to be used by clinical staff and training materials/tools based on the newly updated SAM management protocol. The booklet should include the essential information, including relevant reference tables and flow charts, to allow clinical staff to manage SAM cases on a day to day basis. Training materials and tools will build on an existing draft manual, should be easy to use and allow for effective communication between trainers and trainees. The materials should include a pre- and post-test to assess the knowledge of the training participants.

METHODOLOGY

The consultant will work closely with the UNICEF Nutrition Specialist as well as Ministry of Health (MoH) and Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC). The consultant will be responsible to get feedback by clinical staff to ensure the usability of the booklet and training materials as well as getting final approval from the RBC of both the booklet and training materials (piloting).

EXPECTED DELIVERABLES

Expected deliverables include:

  • A booklet to be used by clinical staff involved in the management of SAM in Hospital and Health Centers. The booklet should include relevant tables and summarized instructions to facilitate the day to day management of SAM cases by clinical staff in health centers and hospitals. The booklet should be tested by clinical staff and final approval obtained by UNICEF and RBC/MoH and should be delivered in English and Kinyarwanda.
  • Training materials and tools for cascade trainings of SAM management including pre- and post-tests to assess participants’ knowledge on key SAM management topics. The training materials and tools should be tested by relevant staff and final approval obtained by UNICEF and RBC/MoH and should be delivered in English and Kinyarwanda.

    SUPERVISION AND PLACE OF WORK

    The consultant will be working from home with visits to health centers and hospitals in Kigali for testing of the developed material. The consultant will be supervised by UNICEF Nutrition Specialist.

    EVALUATION CRITERIA

    Technical proposal – 70%

    Financial proposal – 30%

    PAYMENT SCHEDULE

    The payment for this work will be one lump sum based on delivery of tested and approved documents as per above deliverables. The work is expected to be carried out during April and May with the final deliverables ready by end of May.

    DESIRED BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE

    The consultant should meet the below qualifications:

  • A master degree in Public Health, Nutrition or related fields is a requirement.
  • At least 5 years of experience in health and nutrition including developing booklets and/or training materials for clinical staff on health or nutrition related topics
  • Fluency in English and Kinyarwanda is a requirement.

  • GENERAL CONDITIONS: PROCEDURES AND LOGISTICS

    The consultant will provide her/his own materials, i.e. computer and office supplies. The consultant will arrange and pay for her/his transportation and other expenses related to the work stipulated in these ToRs.

    POLICY BOTH PARTIES SHOULD BE AWARE OF:

  • Under the consultancy agreements, a month is defined as 21 working days, and fees are prorated accordingly. Consultants are not paid for weekends or public holidays.
  • Consultants are not entitled to payment of overtime. All remuneration must be within the contract agreement.
  • No contract may commence unless the contract is signed by both UNICEF and the consultant or Contractor.
  • For international consultants outside the duty station, signed contracts must be sent by fax or email. Signed contract copy or written agreement must be received by the office before Travel Authorisation is issued.
  • No consultant may travel without a signed travel authorisation prior to the commencement of the journey to the duty station.
  • Unless authorised, UNICEF will buy the tickets of the consultant. In exceptional cases, the consultant may be authorised to buy their travel tickets and shall be reimbursed at the “most economical and direct route” but this must be agreed to beforehand.
  • Consultants will not have supervisory responsibilities or authority on UNICEF budget.
  • Consultant will be required to sign the Health statement for consultants/Individual contractor prior to taking up the assignment, and to document that they have appropriate health insurance, including Medical Evacuation.
  • The Form ‘Designation, change or revocation of beneficiary’ must be completed by the consultant upon arrival, at the HR Section.
  • HOW TO APPLY

    Qualified candidates are requested to submit a cover letter justifying their interest and suitability for the assignment, resume/CV and P-11 form (http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/P11.doc). In addition, a brief technical proposal and a financial proposal (all-inclusive lump sum) is required as part of the application submission.

    For every Child, you demonstrate…

    UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

    Remarks:

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process and the application which does not havean All-inclusive lump sum will not be considered.

    How to apply:

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=512005

    Rwanda: Senior Malaria Advisor

    Organization: Malaria Consortium
    Country: Rwanda
    Closing date: 12 Apr 2018

    Malaria Consortium is recruiting for a Senior Malaria Adviser for an anticipated 5-year Rwanda Service Delivery Activity programme to be funded by USAID's Presidential Malaria Initiative (PMI).

    Job Location: Rwanda

    Job purpose:

    The Senior Malaria Adviser will provide technical oversight for malaria interventions to ensure that activities are of high quality and adhere to national policies and strategies, PMI technical guidance and global best practices.

    Scope of work:

    The Senior Malaria Adviser will be a key member of the RSDA technical team, providing malaria-specific technical guidance at the central and district level. He/she will support on lessons learning and use data to contribute to the technical strategy to improve service delivering of quality malaria services as part of integrated service package. They will mobilise and coordinate with a broad range of partners to support deliver the program at national level including the national malaria programme, malaria country specialists, USAID/PMI and other donors.

    Salary – $59,944 per annum

    Please note this role is dependent on Malaria Consortium securing a forthcoming grant. Preference will be given to Rwandese nationals.

    How to apply:

    Please visit our website to apply.

    Rwanda: International Consultancy to document the Child Protection Programme, UNICEF Rwanda, 7 Months.

    Organization: UN Children's Fund
    Country: Rwanda
    Closing date: 15 Apr 2018

    UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

    Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

    And we never give up.

    Background

    UNICEF is one of a key partner for the Government of Rwanda in the area of Child Protection. The current country programme began in 2013 and is due to come to an end in 2018. The UNICEF Child Protection Programme in Rwanda is beginning to consolidate its role in programme implementation, across sectors and with key partners among UN agencies, NGOs and civil society.

    Among the key steps taken on behalf of Rwandanchildren in recent years are the establishment of the National Commission forChildren, which is dedicated to the promotion and protection of children’s rights;and the launch of a Strategy for National Child Care Reform, which aims at transforming Rwanda’s current child care and protection system into a family-based, family strengthening system whose resources (both human and financial) are primarily targeted at supporting vulnerable families to remain together and promoting positive Rwandan social values that encourage all Rwandans and their

    communities to take responsibility for vulnerable children. The entry point for the implementation of the Strategy for National Child Care Reform is the placement of children from orphanages and other residential care facilities into families through the flagship Tubarerere Mu Muryango/Let’s raise children in families Programme.

    UNICEF is among the Government of Rwanda’s key partners in preventing andresponding to neglect, abandonment, violence and exploitation, with a particular focuson the most vulnerable, including children without parental care and children withdisabilities.

    UNICEF’s mandate and responsibilities in child protection have increased over the last decade, implemented through the pillars of the Child Protection Strategy that sets out approaches to systems strengthening, promoting positive social change, emergency preparedness and response. ÂProgramming for child protection seeks to strengthen systems across social sectors that respond to and help prevent protection-related risks. This includes a specific focus on child protection system and referrals made to social protection, health, and justice systems.

    Since 2013, the following are some of the key achievements made in the UNICEF Child Protection Programme in Rwanda:

  • UNICEF with funding from USAID/DCOF provided technical and financial support to the National Commission for Children to implement the Tubarerere Mu Muryangoprogramme (‘Let’s Raise Children in Families’). Over 2,900 children who were livingin orphanages have been reintegrated into family-based care;
  • UNICEF supported the capacity-building and deployment of a cadreof 68 social workers and psychologists, who now represent the first-everGovernment of Rwanda-led social service workforce in the country;
  • A new cadre of 29,674 community-based para-professionals (Inshuti z’Umuryango, or‘Friends of the Family’) was established in 2015, with continuing support fromUNICEF, and tasked with the provision of child and family protection services atthe village level;
  • UNICEF supported the adoption of the Justice for Children Policy, which has ledto a more child-friendly justice system for children in contact or conflict with the law.
  • More than 5,000 children who were victims of abuse and gender-basedviolence have received free assistance through the Isange One Stop Centres,an innovative country-led response to violence and abuse. The centres, whichUNICEF helped to establish, provide a range of comprehensive services,including medical care, psychosocial support and police and legal assistance;
  • UNICEF helped to strengthen preparedness for and capacity to respondto cross-border movements of children related to emergencies and childtrafficking;
  • UNICEF is a key participant in the National Partnership for Children withDisabilities, which was established to effectively coordinate services andprogrammes targeting children with disabilities;
  • UNICEF in collaboration with With the Ministry of Health, Rwanda Biomedical Center, and the Center for Disease Control, finalized the technical report for Violence against Children and Youth Survey (VACYS), assessing the national prevalence of physical, sexual and emotional violence against children and youth aged 13 to 24. Findings are currently being validated.
  • UNICEF Child Protection Programme has participated in a significant number of programmes that have had considerable achievements within this country programme, however UNICEF has not sufficiently engaged in documenting these achievements/lessons learnt. The lack of documentation means that specific successes and lessons learnt cannot be properly recorded and shared for the purposes of learning as well as showcasing the good work done in Rwanda.

    Objective

    The objective of this consultancy is to document selected key programmes and achievements from the current country programme for the purposes of sharing lessons learnt, showcasing the achievements in Rwanda and advocacy for future resource mobilization for child protection.

    This consultancy will contribute specifically to outcome 3 of the UNICEF Rwanda Country Programme Revised Results structure 2014-2018 which is as follows:

    Outcome 3 – Girls and boys, especially the most vulnerable are protected from violence, abuse, exploitation and neglect within an evidence informed child protection system.

    Justification

    Given the fact that UNICEF Child Protection Programme has advanced and had a lot of success in the implementation, and that UNICEF Rwanda is heading towards the end of the country programme, it is timely to consolidate all our interventions through various documentation in order to show case the success of the programme. This consultancy aims to document existing good practices on child protection programmes for the current country programme cycle. The consultant will be tasked to develop a selected number of deliverables on a range of protection issues and programming areas.

    The consultant will be tasked to document the best practices and lessons learned during the TMM programme implementation cycle in the form of narrative, programme briefs and case stories, for showcasing to a wide spectrum of audience. The following programme areas will be prioritized:

  • Documentation on the National Child Care Reform;
  • The process of deinstitutionalization; and
  • Curriculum Development and training of the social workforce.
  • Furthermore, the consultant will be tasked to have a critical review of each programme area from desk review of programme documents and key informant interviews of various implementing partners and document the success of each area in a manner that is clear and succinct. The Programmes documented will be done in partnership with relevant actors such as government of Rwanda, donors and academic institutions. The guiding reference on the progress of the TMM Programme will be the TMM Programme Evaluation Report . The consultant is expected to review the long TMM Programme Summative evaluation and draft a summary document of not exceeding 20 pages.

    The documentation will be used for different targeted audience such as our Government counter parts at national and sub-national levels, donors, other UNICEF country offices within and outside the Africa Region. Various Programme documents used by the UNICEF Child Protection Programme in Rwanda will provide the frame of reference for programme documentation throughout the assignment. Furthermore, consultation with UNICEF Child Protection partners will also be another resource that should not go untapped in order to get a broader perspective of the collaborations that contributed to the achievement of different Child Protection results for children.Â

    To that end, UNICEF is hiring an international individual Consultant. The consultancy is for seven (7) months; the consultant will report to the Chief of Child Protection and will receive regular technical guidance from the Child Protection Specialist.

    Specific tasks and expected deliverables

    The incumbent will be accountable for the following tasks:

  • Review existing programme documents, reports, evaluations and other relevant documents from the Child Protection Programme;
  • Draft a 20 pager summary report of the TMM Evaluation;
  • Conduct interviews with a defined number of government stakeholders, civil society partners, key child protection and other programme staff in UNICEF Rwanda. Interviews can be conducted in Kigali or outside of Kigali. Adequate briefing to the staff and partners on the multi-sectoral approach to Child Protection will be important; otherwise there is a risk of not capturing a range of promising practices;
  • Outreach to other UN agencies, NGOs, Orphanage Managers and Social line Ministries doing similar work related to child protection to elicit key lessons that can be incorporated into the documentation. This will generate insights into how the collaboration between UNICEF and partners has contributed to the success of the child protection programme.
  • Expected deliverables include:

    Draft Summary report on the TMM Programme Summative Evaluation.

  • Narrative on the strategy for National Child Care Reform and how this catalyzed the development of the Child Protection system in Rwanda focusing on lessons learnt and success factors.
  • Two programme briefs aimed at stakeholders engaged in development on: The TMM Tubarerere mu Muryango programme (Let’s raise children in families) which includes the de-institutionalization process, and building the social workforce including the development of a national social work curriculum.
  • Five case studies from the TMM programme.
  • UNICEF Accountability

  • With support from the UNICEF Rwanda Communication, Advocacy and Partnership Section, ensure correct usage of UNICEF and Government of Rwanda brand in all the deliverables.
  • Reporting and time-bound output/product

    Tasks and deliverables

    Time

    Payment

    1.

    One inception report outlining a clear methodology, time frame, list of key stakeholders to meet and final checklist and the content of themes and topics to be documented as best practices/lessons/case stories/programme briefs.

    To be proposed by Consultant

    20%

    Draft summary of the TMM Programme summative evaluation report.

  • Review the long technical TMM Programme Summative Evaluation and develop a 20 pages’ summary report, written in a succinct manner. The summary report is expected to be published and posted on the UNICEF website.
  • One paper on the overall best practices & lessons learned on implementing the strategy for National Child Care Reform.

    Two programme briefs:

  • TMM programme including de-institutionalization of Children living in orphanages to family based care;
  • Building the social workforce, including curricula development and training.
  • Five case studies:

  • Successful placement of a child from an orphanage to a foster family;
  • A child reunited with their biological family;
  • A young adult who has been supported to live independently in the community;
  • Reintegration of a child with disability in a family;
  • Importance of post-placement follow up by the social service workforce.
  • One power-point presentation on the different deliverables outlined above for use during internal (UNICEF) and the national validation and dissemination workshops

    40%

    2.

    3.

    ÂIncorporating comments from the validation meeting and providing the Final deliverables- Summary evaluation, programme briefs and case studies.

    40%

    Total

    100%

    Supervision and place of work

    The consultant may be located anywhere in the world; there will be two in country travels required for this assignment including travel to the field outside of Kigali specially to document the case studies. UNICEF will ensure that all steps are taken to find an office for the consultant’s accommodation during the in-country mission.

    The consultant will work under the supervision of the Chief of Child Protection who will provide with relevant guidance on the consultancy assignment and in close collaboration with the Child Protection Specialist managing the child care reform process.

    Payment schedule

    Payments are tied to deliverables and subject to satisfactory certification of services provided.

    Desired background and experience

    1. Education

    Advanced university degree, preferably in social sciences, communication, or another relevant field.

    2. Work Experience

    Minimum ten years of professional work experience at national and international levels in documentation with good knowledge on UNICEF programmes especially child protection and communication for development. Familiarity with the UN system. Prior experience of working in the East African region is an advantage.

    3. Language Proficiency

    Spoken and written fluency in English. Fluency in French is an asset.

    4.Key competences, technical background, and experience required

  • Extensive experience writing and documenting strategy and programme documents with ability to use different formats e.g. briefs, case studies, lessons learnt, and reports.
  • Experience in compiling good practices documents on development issues.Â
  • Good knowledge of Child Protection Programmes.
  • Familiarity with sensitivity and implication in communicating child protection data.
  • Excellent writing and analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and ability to promote collaboration and consensus building.
  • Knowledge and skills in the area of communication for development interventions with specific consideration to cultural/country context.
  • EVALUATION CRITERIA

    Technical proposal – 70%

    Financial proposal – 30%

    The minimum technical threshold required to be considered is set at 50% for the technical evaluation.

    GENERAL CONDITIONS: PROCEDURES AND LOGISTICS

    The consultant will work from home majority of the time and will be expected to have two in country missions to Rwanda. The consultant will use his (her) own computer. The consultancy fees, living allowances and travel cost will be included in the negotiated lump sum.

    Technical and Financial proposals should be submitted detailing the costs of the consultancy and how the work is going to be carried out. The shortlisting criteria and weighting between technical and financial proposal is as follows:

    HOW TO APPLY

    Qualified candidates are requested to submit a cover letter justifying their interest and suitability for the assignment, resume/CV and P-11 form (http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/P11.doc). In addition, a brief technical proposal (not more than five pages) and a financial proposal (all-inclusive lump sum) is required as part of the application submission.

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

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    How to apply:

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=511968

    Rwanda: Senior Analyst, Health Financing

    Organization: Clinton Health Access Initiative
    Country: Rwanda
    Closing date: 25 Apr 2018

    The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries, while strengthening the capabilities of governments and the private sector in those countries to create and sustain high-quality health systems that can succeed without our assistance. For more information, please visit: http://www.clintonhealthaccess.org

    Specifically, the goal of CHAI's health financing work is to support countries to sustainably and substantially increase access to and utilization of quality essential health services. CHAI works with ministries of health to remove funding as a barrier for providers to deliver quality care and patients to access this care.

    CHAI currently seeks a Health Financing Senior Analyst to work with the Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) to conduct analyses to inform decisions and streamline key processes to improve access to quality health services and to improve the management and the efficiency of the Community Based Health Insurance (CBHI) scheme. The Senior Analyst will report programmatically to the Head of CBHI (RSSB) and administratively to the Health Financing Program Manager. Under minimal supervision, the Senior Analyst will provide critical strategic and analytical support to RSSB and its stakeholders.

    This position offers a unique opportunity to work closely with governments to develop critical skillsets, tools, and the capacity to enable better management and use of resources in health. Responsibilities include:

    • Conduct quantitative analyses, develop dashboards and present results to inform senior management decisions that improve efficiency, effectiveness, equity and sustainability of the CBHI scheme;
    • Lead structured trainings and provide technical support across divisions and units to build capacity across CBHI;
    • Propose enhancements to streamline critical processes to improve access to quality health care services;
    • Work closely with the CHAI team to advise on long term strategies to ensure financial sustainability of the CBHI scheme; and
    • Perform any other duties assigned by RSSB, the Health Financing Program Manager or Technical Advisor.

    CHAI works in a fast-paced, results-driven environment, and these health initiatives are a high priority for the government. We are seeking a highly-motivated individual who is a fast learner and who is both detail oriented and has the ability to ask the key questions or see the “big picture”. CHAI places great value on resourcefulness, entrepreneurship, responsibility, tenacity, flexibility, independence, energy, work ethic and humility. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate excellent communications skills, display cultural sensitivity and have experience working with senior leaders.

    • Bachelor's degree with a strongly preferred minimum of two years of professional experience in health insurance, health financing, management consulting with exposure to Healthcare clients, public health or other relevant private and public sector experience;
    • Highly-motivated, entrepreneurial, with outstanding problem-solving skills and analytical capabilities;
    • Demonstrated experience building and analyzing quantitative models to inform decision-making, including experience developing or evaluating financial models;
    • Strong diplomatic and interpersonal skills, and ability to build strong professional relationships with senior leaders;
    • Exceptional organizational and communication skills, including the ability to prepare compelling presentations and to communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively;
    • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, be effective in high-pressure situations and adapt to fast-paced and changing environments with a strong commitment to excellence;
    • Strategically minded, able to think creatively around long-term program objectives and the detailed steps necessary to achieve these goals;
    • Ability to manage ambiguity, work independently on complex projects and deliver results in a timely manner;
    • Advanced technical proficiency with MS Excel and PowerPoint; and
    • Proficiency in English is required.

    Advantages:

    • Proficiency in French;
    • Knowledge of IT system engineering;
    • Experience working on health care financing particularly in developing countries;
    • Familiarity with a broad range of key global health issues including health systems challenges in developing countries; and
    • Experience working in Africa, particularly Sub-Saharan Africa.

    PI101773878

    Apply Here

    How to apply:

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    Mali: Technical Coordinator, Rwanda Anti-Corruption Study Tour, Mali Justice Project, Mali

    Organization: Management Systems International
    Country: Mali, Rwanda
    Closing date: 03 Apr 2018

    Technical Coordinator, Rwanda Anti-Corruption Study Tour, Mali Justice Project, Mali

    Company Profile:

    MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Kenya, Indonesia, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with organizations across all sectors of international development to support clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

    Project Summary:

    The Mali Justice Project (MJP) is a major USAID initiative to enhance efficiency in the justice sector and increase access to justice and to support the Government of Mali to reduce corruption along the trade corridors. Management Systems International (MSI) leads one of the three components of the project focused on reducing corruption in trade corridors. The component seeks to reduce the level of corruption along the Sikasso-Koury and Sikasso-Heremakono trade corridors and increase trade, develop a reporting system for roadside corruption, and increase education initiatives and public awareness of corruption activities along the trade corridor.

    Position Summary:

    MJP is planning a study tour to Rwanda for representatives of the government, civil society and the private sector to learn Rwanda's experience and best practices in trade corridor management, promotion of public integrity, and anti-corruption efforts. Rwanda is internationally acknowledged for sound governance and widely seen as successful in implementing sound anti-corruption reforms.

    Transparency International-Rwanda (TI-Rwanda) will be assisting MJP in organizing the study tour. MJP seeks a qualified individual to provide short-term technical assistance and leadership to the study tour working in close coordination with MJP staff and Transparency International-Rwanda. The total level of effort for this assignment will be 13 days.

    Responsibilities:

    The study tour technical coordinator will:

    • In collaboration with TI-Rwanda prepare a French-language "briefing book" that provides a profile of all agencies, institutions and organizations that the study tour participants will meet with.
    • Advice and oversee TI-Rwanda to ensure that logistical and administrative measures are in place in a timely manner for the arrival of study tour participants.
    • Liaise with TI-Rwanda to ensure that appointments/meetings for the study tour participants are arranged in advance and pertinent to the objectives of the study tour.
    • Assist in organizing a technical orientation session for participants upon their arrival in Rwanda. The orientation will provide an overview of Rwanda's evolution as an anti-corruption champion in Africa and will familiarize participants with the constellation of agencies and actors that they will be meeting with during their stay in Rwanda.
    • Accompany the study tour participants to all appointments and meetings during their stay in Rwanda.
    • Provide a summary report/compte rendu to MJP leadership at the conclusion of the study tour.

    Qualifications:

    • Master's degree or higher in a relevant field, such as law, business administration, economics, international development, or international relations.
    • Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience in anti-corruption, access to justice, and/or economic governance and trade programming, preferably in Mali, West Africa or other comparable countries.
    • Understanding of and experience working on the issues of anticorruption and international best practices relevant to Africa and Mali, in particular.
    • Knowledge of anticorruption institutions and activities in Rwanda.
    • Knowledge and experience working with anticorruption governmental and/or civil society institutions and understanding the gaps in capacity and skills Malians that should be addressed during the study tour.
    • Demonstrated experience working with civil society organizations on advocacy and awareness raising initiatives, preferably related to anti-corruption or access to justice issues.
    • Prior experience on a USAID or other international donor-funded anti-corruption, government accountability or access to justice project preferred.
    • Fluency in written and spoken French and English required.

    Application Deadline: April 3, 2018

    Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

    MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

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    Rwanda: Social Policy Specialist, P-3, Kigali, Rwanda (64992)

    Organization: UN Children's Fund
    Country: Rwanda
    Closing date: 04 Apr 2018

    UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

    Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

    And we never give up.

    For every child, Equity

    Guided by the 2030 Agenda principle of “leaving no one behind”, the UNICEF Rwanda Country Programme contributes to five priorities under the social transformation pillar of the Rwanda’s National Strategy for Transformation 2017–2024: (a) Ensuring access to quality health for all; (b) Reducing malnutrition; (c) Ensuring access to and improving the quality of education; (d) Moving towards a modern Rwandan household, and; (e) Enhancing graduation from poverty and promoting resilience.

    UNICEF Rwanda Social Policy and Research Programme focuses on poverty reduction while contributing to all other outcome areas by supporting the Government to reduce multidimensional child poverty through: a.) Expansions of the access to integrated and well-resourced social protection mechanisms for poor families; b.) Budget analysis, monitoring and advocacy to allow planning of efficient and integrated programmes for children; and c). Generation of evidence on emerging drivers of inequity and deprivations, data generation and analysis with particular focus on multidimensional child poverty.

    How can you make a difference?

  • You will be able to contribute to and shape the overall research function of the country programme to ensure its continued high standards of quality and innovation in research.
  • You will contribute to further strengthening of the high-standards set by the national statistical system to ensure SDGs and child rights are increasingly monitored through national surveys and data generational efforts.
  • You will be able to provide significant contribution to, and influence policies and programmes aimed at reduction of monetary and multidimensional poverty of the children of Rwanda.
  • Your work on policy analysis and research to address emerging dimensions of inequity will help shape policy and programme responses across the wide spectrum of the needs and rights of children in the country.
  • Main responsibilities include:

  • Generation and analysis of data on child poverty & vulnerability to support policy and programme development;
  • Generation and analysis of other data, including SDG monitoring as appropriate;
  • Provision of office-wide research support to country programme sections (both quantitative and qualitative data);
  • Design and management of cross-cutting operational research to inform programme and policy design;
  • Quality assurance and technical support to programme-specific research activities;
  • Support to research dissemination in collaboration with programme and communication section;
  • Development of research partnerships and capacities at national levelto strengthen monitoring of child-focused social services;
  • Contribute to research, data analysis, programme design and advocacy to strengthen coverage and impact of national social protection programmes on children;
  • Contribute to research and analysis to strengthen use of public financial resources for children.
  • To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in in one of the following fields is required: Statistics, Economics, Public Policy, Social Sciences, International Relations, Political Science, or another relevant technical field.
  • A minimum of five years of relevant professional experience in designing quantitative and qualitative research methods and tools, with focus on impact evaluations of equity focused and cross-sectoral programmes, including multidimensional poverty analysis. Relevant experience includes data collection training and fieldwork/data collection oversight, quality assurance and analysis of findings.
  • Proven experience in analysis and quality assurance of complex data sets.
  • Capacity to conceptualize, plan and manage research programmes
  • Experience in analysis and dissemination of research findings
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of French and local language is an asset.
  • For every Child, you demonstrate…

    UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

    The technical competencies required for this post are:

  • Strong research and analytical skills;
  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts,
  • Applying Technical Expertise;
  • Planning and Organizing.
  • View our competency framework at

    http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

    Remarks:

    Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

    Due to time zone differences, interested applicants are encouraged to submit their applications at least a day before the advert closing date.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

    How to apply:

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=511809

    Rwanda: Disability Assessment Adviser

    Organization: Voluntary Service Overseas
    Country: Rwanda
    Closing date: 30 Mar 2018

    About VSO

    VSO is the world's leading development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. We are unique in the way we bring people together to share their skills and experience, generate insights and ideas and, most of all, take action against poverty and exclusion. It's a highly effective approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the world's poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.

    Role overview

    Summary of role VSO Rwanda is looking for a consultant Disability Assessment Advisor with experience of identifying disability amongst children of primary school age to prepare the VSO team for a large scale assessment of the learning needs of primary school children with disabilities as part of a current national education project. The assessment has three phases: 1) Apply the Washington Group approach (tailored to children) to identify children with disabilities in a sample of schools in five Districts; 2) Establish the learning needs and possible interventions for children with the types of disabilities identified in phase 1; 3) Design project-level interventions to support children with disabilities in primary schools. The entire process is to be completed by the end of 2018. The Advisor will support the team to prepare for the assessment. Specifically the Advisor will ensure the VSO team and stakeholders have a full understanding of the Washington Group approach to establishing disability prevalence as means of identifying children for more detailed assessment of learning needs in the next phase of the assessment. The Advisor will provide theoretical and practical training to the VSO and key stakeholders in the project prior to the arrival of a further consultant who will design and lead the process of using the Washington Group approach in phase 1. The Advisor will support VSO and key stakeholders team to develop a basic approach to phase 1, phase 2 and phase 3 of the assessment that is suitable to the Rwanda context by advising on possible approaches and anticipated challenges in each phase.

    Specific Terms of Reference 1) Theoretical training for VSO staff, VSO volunteers and key stakeholders: Design and deliver sufficient theoretical training on the Washington Group approach for up to 20 participants to equip a core group within the project team and amongst stakeholders with the knowledge to apply the approach in the project. The consultant is expected to integrate the online support provided by Leonard Cheshire International which provides remote training and advice on the Washington Group approach. 2) Practical training for VSO staff, VSO volunteers and key stakeholders: Design and deliver sufficient practical training to up to 20 participants 3) Develop basic roadmaps for phase 1, phase 2 and phase 3 of the assessment: Advise VSO and stakeholders on possible approaches to each phase of the assessment that are suitable to the Rwandan context including the resources needed and anticipated challenges and other factors that need to be considered.

    DELIVERABLES: i) Work plan submitted by day 2 (in consultation with the VSO Social Inclusion and Governance Advisor and Health Programme Manager). ii) Training workshop on the Washington Group approach delivered to up to 20 participants. iii) Practical field-based training on the Washington Group approach delivered to up to 20 participants. iv) Basic road maps for each phase of the assessment produced. v) Basic road maps shared and discussed with VSO and key stakeholders.

    Skills, qualifications and experience

    Education i) At least a Master's degree in relevant field from reputable university. Knowledge and skills i) Expert knowledge on the use of the Washington Group questions for establishing disability prevalence amongst children. ii) Strong ability to train others in applying the Washington Group questions to children and to communicate complex concepts and approaches to an audience with varied backgrounds. iii) Strong ability to train and supervise field teams to use the Washington Group questions to establish disability prevalence amongst children. iv) Expertise in analysing and reporting on findings and their implications to future programming work. v) Expert knowledge of disability, especially amongst children, preferably in Rwanda. vi) Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships. vii) Able to work to tight timescales. Experience i) At least 10 years' experience in this area of work. ii) Experience of working in Rwanda or similar context in this area of work.

    How to apply

    VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

    To submit your application, click on 'Make an application' and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

    How to apply:

    Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=a2xhcm1hbi4zOTEzMS4zODMwQHZzby5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

    Rwanda: Head of Mission, La Benevolencija Rwanda

    Organization: Radio La Benevolencija Humanitarian Tools Foundation
    Country: Rwanda
    Closing date: 15 Apr 2018

    Established in 2002, Radio La Benevolencija Humanitarian Tools Foundation (RLB) is a Dutch NGO committed to the empowerment of minorities and social groups affected by ethnocentric or other forms of hate violence. Using a combination of Education & Entertainment (edutainment) methodologies and psychological research, RLB’s media and grassroots intervention in Rwanda, DRC and Burundi is a communications campaign to embed, in national audiences, knowledge on how to resist the psychological pressures and manipulation that turn individuals into perpetrators of atrocity. RLB’s radio dramas, factual documentaries and educational programmes, in combination with grassroots activities, convey this knowledge while simultaneously stimulating best practices of active bystandership. Regular parallel impact evaluations are conducted to measure the effectiveness of this Intervention tool and to ensure that the strategies and methodologies are attuned to specific contexts. More information can be found on our website: www.labenevolencija.org

    RLB is currently is looking for a professional with experience in the field of media for behaviour change and Education & Entertainment (edutainment) strategies, to head its country office in Rwanda and manage mixed-media regional/national projects promoting reconciliation, trauma healing and peace-building in the Great Lakes region of Africa. As Head of Mission (HOM) Rwanda, s/he will manage the development of the country policy and the national RLB media/communication campaign, as well as coordinate related programme activities. S/He will also be responsible implementation of RLB's annual plan and project proposals and their respective budgets.

    Roles and responsibilities

    The Head of Mission will be responsible for the following:

    1. Providing strategic leadership in the development, design, planning and implementation of a communications campaign and educational entertainment broadcast on the prevention of violence
    2. Overseeing the production of national media programmes: innovating formats; guiding the E&E and dramaturgic content of scripts, and ensuring efficient use of production equipment and resources
    3. Overseeing country-specific programme administration and implementation in line with the project proposals and budgets, and providing narrative/financial reports in line with donor criteria and in consultation with HQ
    4. Ensuring proper programmatic, administrative and financial collaboration and coordination of the regional project with the Benevolencija missions in DRC and Burundi, especially with regard to the production of regional media programmes and grassroots campaigns.
    5. Overseeing the running of the country mission including:
    6. Human resources management: negotiating contracts; monitoring allowances, entitlements and leave procedures for RLB staff, etc.
    7. Financial management: overseeing financial staff; ensuring fiscal compliance with all national applicable laws and regulations; checking financial reporting and tax requirements, audits, insurances, etc.
    8. Liaising with government authorities; arranging permits, setting up legal framework, tax exemptions, etc.
    9. Developing security procedures for RLB staff in the country or region based on the country context analysis (domestic situation and international relations);
    10. Fundraising and initiating new projects in accordance with the national country strategy
    11. Representing La Benevolencija to the government, embassies/delegations, media, the UN and other international agencies, donors and partners
    12. Such other duties and functions, as requested by HQ.

    Person specification

    • Proven experience in NGO project management – financial, administrative and logistical – as well as managerial experience (personnel management, staff policies)
    • Proven experience in the development, management, and production of education-entertainment media programmes such as radio dramas, spots, documentaries, etc.
    • Knowledge of media and education-entertainment methodologies
    • Experience of working in the Great Lakes region of Africa as well as the capability to conduct context analyses and security appraisals of unstable or conflict-ridden areas
    • Experience in journalism and media production is considered an advantage
    • Experience of reporting to national authorities and national/international organizations and donors
    • Excellent skills of negotiation and communication
    • Ability to deal with stressful, difficult and unexpected situations
    • Fluency in French and a good command of English is essential
    • Availability of at least 12 months

    The Head of Mission will be hired on a consultancy contract for an initial period of 12 months with the possibility of extension, subject to a joint assessment of the collaboration and the continuation of programme funding program beyond 2018. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience.

    How to apply:

    To apply for this position, please send your CV, including at least two referees, along with a letter of motivation (in English) no later than 15 April 2018, addressed to George Weiss at vacancy@labenevolencija.org.

    NB: Although the deadline is 15 April 2018, if no suitable candidates are found, applications will be accepted until this position is filled.
    For more information about this position, please contact George Weiss (Director, RLB) by phone +31 20 6166599.

    Rwanda: Project Director

    Organization: Save the Children
    Country: Rwanda
    Closing date: 27 Mar 2018

    Project Director

    Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

    We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

    We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

    Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

    Role Purpose:

    The Project Director will provide leadership, strategic direction and operational management and oversight for a large scale and complex programme *. They will be responsible for the coordination and oversight of the project consortium (led by Save the Children) and accountable for its performance and delivery of results.

    They will ensure the quality of the programme, including through capacity building and development of staff and partners, the oversight of technical assistance, effective monitoring and evaluation and the establishment of a culture of accountability, learning and continual improvement. They will ensure effective partnerships and relationships with relevant Line ministries and a wide range of actors at National level and will represent the project and consortium externally. They will ensure direct accountability to the donor, including satisfying all contractual obligations to ensure work is delivered on time and within budget.

    The post holder should have significant experience and a proven record of accomplishment in leading and managing large scale and complex development programmes in similar contexts, including experience of consortia and partner management, contract management and staff development.

    Contract Duration: Approximately 4 Years

    Location: Kigali, Rwanda

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Masters or PhD in Education or related field
    • Proven ability to manage large and complex contracts from institutional donors with substantial experience of managing multi-agency/ partner programmes. Experience with DFID funding preferable.
    • Demonstrable track record of meeting or exceeding programme targets, while maintaining technical quality.
    • Ability to represent Save the Children and the project at a strategic level and engage and influence key stakeholders at all levels.
    • Demonstrated experience of working with national level government structures, national NGO's, and/or local communities
    • Self-motivated and results orientated.
    • Highly numerate with demonstrable experience of data analysis and reporting tools.
    • Experience in management of finance and budget monitoring and risk management.
    • Highly diplomatic and emotionally intelligent with strong oral and written communication skills in English.
    • Substantial experience of guiding and leading strong teams in a multicultural context with a focus on coaching and mentoring
    • Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy-in
    • Commitment to Save the Children's aims, values and principles

    Desirable:

    • Substantial experience of working and living in the region, ideally with professional experience in Rwanda
    • Fluency in Kinyarwanda

    Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at www.savethechildren.net/jobs

    We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

    Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

    Disclaimer:

    Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

    How to apply:

    Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=bW9uaWNhLjkwMTc2LjM4MzBAc2F2ZXRoZWNoaWxkcmVuYW8uYXBsaXRyYWsuY29t