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Rwanda: Development Manager

Organization: Gardens for Health International
Country: Rwanda
Closing date: 31 May 2018

Employment Opportunity: Development Manager

Gardens for Health International

Location: Rwanda

Start Date: June 2018

For nearly ten years, Gardens for Health International (GHI) has implemented a unique nutrition sensitive agriculture program to combat childhood malnutrition in rural Rwanda. The program has achieved exciting results and directly reaches over 3,000 families on an annual basis. Working in close partnership with Rwanda’s Ministry of Health and a number of grassroots and multinational organizations, GHI has also become a leading voice in national health and agriculture policy circles. GHI has a dedicated staff of approximately 85 in Rwanda, with our headquarters located just outside of Kigali, and a fundraising and operations office in Boston, Massachusetts. We are an impact-driven organization with a deep commitment to ensuring that every program we design meets and responds to the unique needs of the communities we serve. Our team is flexible, innovative, and passionate about sparking lasting change.

Overview:

The Development Manager will manage our grant portfolio and will play a lead role in designing and executing fundraising efforts. Currently our funding portfolio is split between grants from private foundations and individual donors, with a significant opportunity to grow our funding base through in-country opportunities. The Development Manager will largely be responsible for driving the growth of our foundation portfolio and cultivating new in-country funding prospects. S/he will manage the prospecting, writing, and reporting processes and will work to identify ways to strengthen organizational development and fundraising efforts. The Development Manager will also coordinate donor visits and provide key support on external partnership opportunities. Finally, the Development Manager will work closely with our entire development and communications team to brainstorm creative ways to advocate for our work with different audiences.

The Development Manager’s job duties include, but are not limited to:

Develop Fundraising and Development Strategy

  • Work with the Senior Leadership Team to design and execute a dynamic, comprehensive development strategy to grow GHI’s annual and multi-year revenue targets
  • Contribute to overall Communications and Development strategy
  • Stay abreast of trends, developments, and opportunities in fundraising, especially in the areas of health, nutrition, and agriculture internationally

Drive Implementation of Development Strategy

  • Manage grant writing and reporting processes
  • Maintain an efficient system for proposal development
  • Identify new grant, partnership, and funding opportunities
  • Support the cultivation and stewardship of relationships with in-country funders, foundation partners, and major donors
  • Create, organize, and manage fundraising campaigns and events
  • Play a lead role in planning and preparing for development-related events and conferences
  • Provide background and support for all major and prospective donor meetings
  • Track development efforts

Advance GHI through Communications and Representation

  • Manage logistics and messaging to visitors and coordinate major donor visits
  • Represent Gardens for Health to external stakeholders
  • Work with Communications team to create appropriate fundraising materials
  • Supervise the Communications Fellow in the creation and distribution of monthly e-newsletters and marketing materials
  • Maintain consistent communication with all donors
  • Identify opportunities to raise GHI’s profile and execute strategies to leverage such opportunities

Supervise and Collaborate with GHI Staff

  • Manage the Princeton in Africa Fellow and Development and Communications Interns
  • Work closely with Finance, Communications, Programs, and Operations teams

Qualifications

  • Passion for Gardens for Health’s vision and values, with a commitment to serving the organization
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • At least 1-2 years of relevant professional experience, preferably in a non-profit setting
  • Established success in development or fundraising
  • Exceptional written communication skills and ability to tailor written content to diverse constituencies including foundations, major donors, multilateral organizations, technical and policy experts, individual supporters, etc.
  • Strong organizational skills and high level of attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to respond proactively to unstructured environments and to navigate challenging situations and relationships with creativity and diplomacy
  • Experience operating in an international setting a plus
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite
  • Fluency in English with strong written and oral communications skills

How to apply:

Send resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample to applydevmanager@gardensforhealth.org

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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.

Rwanda: Faculty positions at an equity-focused medical school

Organization: University of Global Health Equity
Country: Rwanda
Closing date: 31 Aug 2018

The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is a new university, based in Rwanda, that aims to train a new generation of clinician-leaders to tackle the toughest problems in global health. UGHE is seeking multiple full-time faculty members to teach in its new medical degree program.

Founding faculty in the UGHE medical program will be responsible for working as part of a team to develop and teach courses using cutting-edge pedagogical methods. UGHE seeks faculty with expertise in one of any of the following areas:

Visit the UGHE employment page at ughe.org/employment/ to see all open positions at UGHE.

Academic Responsibilities

  • Work on a team to develop longitudinal, integrated courses and lead the development of some of these courses

  • Develop learning objectives for full courses and individual lessons, align instruction with learning objectives, and assess student learning against objectives

  • Create excellent and engaging classroom exercises, assessments, case studies, discussions, simulations, and problem-solving activities

  • Develop, or research and source, course materials to be integrated into student assignments, including readings and teaching videos

  • Deliver interactive and engaging classroom instruction

  • Organize all course materials in a clear, presentable way on the UGHE learning management system

  • Teach laboratory classes, community-based clinical classes, simulation classes, or small-group seminars

  • Implement evidence-based continuous improvement of teaching and courses

  • Contribute to research at UGHE and to the development of a UGHE research agenda

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Mentor and advise students and supervise student research projects

  • Manage course supplies including ordering, stocking, preparation, and distribution

  • Manage student records and grades

  • Serve on university committees and represent the university on external committees as assigned

  • Perform additional duties as required

Qualifications

  • Advanced degree (MD / MBBS-equivalent degree, or a doctoral degree in a related field). Exceptional candidates with Master’s-level degrees will be considered.

  • Experience with teaching and curriculum development in higher education

  • Familiarity and experience with innovative teaching methods, such as team-based learning and problem-based learning, blended learning, formative assessment, peer instruction, or online learning

  • Track record of excellence in teaching and a passion for learning new material and teaching methods

  • Track record of research productivity with peer-reviewed publications

  • Experience with new and rapidly-growing organizations, initiatives, or departments, with an entrepreneurial spirit and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Fluency in English required; French or Kinyarwanda language skills desired

Benefits of Working at UGHE

UGHE faculty will be based at our campus in Butaro, Northern Rwanda. The campus is situated in a scenic area with a mild climate year-round. New, on-campus housing is available for full-time faculty. UGHE also offers a competitive salary and health care benefits. Faculty moving to UGHE from outside of Rwanda for this position will receive a relocation allotment and an annual stipend for travel to their home countries for themselves and eligible dependents.

Organizational Profile

The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is a new kind of university focused on training the next generation of global leaders in health care delivery. The university launched in Rwanda in September 2015 with its flagship degree program: the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery. Through an academic experience uniquely rooted in the values of equity, students are empowered to both ease suffering at the bedside and drive transformational, systemic changes in health care.

UGHE is an initiative of Partners In Health (PIH), an internationally recognized non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. Over three decades of operating alongside public sectors in countries around the world, PIH has developed a model to deliver high quality health care to some of the world’s most marginalized communities. Nowhere has this impact been more profound than in Rwanda, where Inshuti Mu Buzima (IMB) – PIH’s sister organization – and our government partners have driven innovation for a decade.

The Bachelors of Medicine, Bachelors of Surgery (MBBS) program, to be launched in July 2019, aims to improve individual and population health by training diverse clinician leaders with the skills, attitudes, and commitment to promote wellness, to ease suffering, and to develop more effective and equitable health care delivery systems. Consistent with UGHE’s vision of training future leaders with expertise in health care delivery, MBBS students will also be granted the MGHD degree. In 2017, the Center for Nursing and Midwifery Leadership (CNML) was developed to address the gaps in nursing and midwifery education and to meet the needs of the health care system and most vulnerable patients around the globe.

Members of the UGHE community are tenacious and resolute in their drive to attain social justice, make common cause with those in needed, listen to and learn from others, and operate with honesty and humility as they uphold academic integrity and intellectual curiosity. The University of Global Health Equity seeks individuals committed to these values to join the team.

Partners In Health is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

How to apply:

To Apply

Please visit the UGHE employment page to view full position descriptions and see instructions for application.

Rwanda: Rwanda Industry Team Coordinator

Organization: Bridges to Prosperity
Country: Rwanda
Closing date: 31 May 2018

Position: Rwanda Industry Team Coordinator

Who are we:

Bridges to Prosperity is an international NGO that works to provide safe access to education, health and economic development through the construction of footbridges over impassable rivers. Our mission is to innovate, inspire and educate. Innovate through the development and sharing of engineering solutions that are safe, replicable and locally viable. Educate by providing educational programs that teach footbridge construction to reach the greatest number of people in need. Inspire by providing opportunities for leadership development and personal growth through international collaboration.

Position Description:

We are seeking a motivated, dynamic and highly capable Industry Team Coordinator to support our International Partner Program. As the Logistics Coordinator, you will be responsible for coordinating all ground logistics for visiting teams of international volunteers. You will act as the main contact between B2P, the local communities and the incoming international brigades. The ideal candidate would be a professional with an interest in international development who thrives in a team environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Represent the B2P organization and its mission to local and international partners
  • Respond to requests for information prior to the team’s arrival via email, telephone, or Whatsapp
  • Understand each bridge site and community and be able to articulate this to the international team
  • Drive the overall Industry Team travel experience, creating a unique and memorable experience for team members, with the ultimate goal of renewing industry sponsorships through positive team member travel experiences
  • Promote B2P’s culture of safety and quality both on and off of the bridge site
  • Cultivate relationships with B2P partners who travel to Rwanda including Industry Partners, Rotary Clubs, and other donors
  • Manage a team of on-site Industry Liaisons

IN THE OFFICE

  • Lead all preparation and review calls for International Industry Teams including preparing PowerPoint presentations for the calls
  • Other general tasks as requested

IN THE FIELD

  • Support the B2P Rwanda Program Manager, Program Coordinator, and Manager of Programs (HQ) to prepare the arrival of the International Industry Team including accommodation, meals, vehicle hire, and site preparation
  • Coordinate with on-site liaison to organize activities between local community and International Industry Team
  • Interpret between International Industry Team members, B2P team, Local Government and local community members

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in hospitality or tourism
  • Fluent written and spoken English and Kinyarwanda
  • Experience using Microsoft Office and Email
  • Professional and details-oriented communication and organizational skills
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Creative, energetic and self-motivated, with a proven track record of taking initiative and problem solving
  • Passion for B2P’s mission and international non-profit work
  • Driver’s License

Salary:

This is a Rwanda based position with a starting salary of ~$600/month – depending on experience.

Location:

This is a full-time position that requires the successful candidate to be based in Kigali, Rwanda during office hours as well as travelling to remote locations when required. All in-country work related travel is covered by the organization.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

How to apply:

Sound like you? Tell us a bit more about yourself.

https://www.bridgestoprosperity.org/rwanda-industry-team-coordinator

Kenya: Outreach and Sourcing Manager

Organization: One Acre Fund
Country: Kenya, Rwanda
Closing date: 01 Jun 2018

JOB DESCRIPTION

One Acre Fund is nothing more than the people who devote their time and energy to making smallholder farmers more prosperous. These people are the main ingredient to our success, and the role of the Recruitment team is to find them. We are seeking an exceptional leader in recruitment to manage the sub-team devoted to candidate outreach, executive search, and employer branding.

The Outreach and Sourcing Manager will join our globally-based People Operations team and ensure we are recruiting the world’s best professionals to join our ranks. The main job duties are as follows:

Sourcing strategy and execution – roughly 60%

  • One Acre Fund recently created an in-house executive search team to source professionals for our leadership roles. You will manage this team, setting strategy and performing analysis on sourcing and branding trials
  • Conduct talent mapping exercises in each of our countries of operation, working to understand the talent landscape and identify new channels to find future staff members
  • Oversee One Acre Fund’s referral program, increasing engagement with all eligible staff, pushing for efficiencies, and ensuring quality data management
  • Conduct and train others in executive search tactics, designing tools, and implementing creative sourcing methods to reach new candidates
  • Research, engage with, and maintain connections with leads and prospects across the region

Team Leadership and Management – roughly 20%

  • Directly manage and mentor two sourcing associates and 1-2 specialists to deliver upon sourcing strategy and goals

  • Management will include oversight, weekly reporting meetings, performance reviews and development, strategic direction and support.

  • Ensure that all staff receives effective mentorship to promote career growth.

  • Personally lead training sessions for senior staff members.

  • Work with other recruitment managers to set goals, drive progress, and problem solve.

  • Serve as an ambassador of the recruitment team to the rest of the organization

One Acre Fund is a young organization and this sub-team is very new; as such, there may be additional responsibilities that arise. We are looking for a flexible and enthusiastic professional who can tackle any task that will improve their team and the organization at large.

Recruitment communications – roughly 20%

  • Build a robust employer brand in our target geographies and demographics
  • Work closely with the communications team to ensure we create and publish accurate and compelling content related to careers at One Acre Fund
  • Manage our LinkedIn and other social media accounts
  • Oversee the Careers portion of One Acre Fund’s website – includes content generation and troubleshooting

CAREER GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

One Acre Fund invests in building management and leadership skills. Your manager and a global support team will commit significant time in your career development. We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through mentorship and through regular management consulting-style career reviews. We also have regular one-on-one meetings, where we listen to and discuss career goals, and work collaboratively to craft roles that each person can be passionate about. Because of our rapid growth, we constantly have new high-level roles opening up and opportunities in many functions.

QUALIFICATIONS

We are seeking someone with a deep interest in people, talent, and sourcing, experience in a fast-paced work environment, and an interest in international development and/or nonprofit work. The ideal candidate possesses the following qualities and experience:

  • 6+ years of professional experience in recruitment, executive search, or related areas. Marketing, sales, and communications experience is also useful, but not required
  • Minimum 3 years direct management experience with strong examples of people development
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; the Sourcing and Outreach Manager will have daily contact with senior leaders in the organization, the broader recruitment team, and a wide range of candidates and should be able to engage with them in a friendly and professional way.
  • Superior communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent presentation skills and comfort with public speaking are required
  • Comfort networking – enjoys creating and maintaining positive relationships for professional purposes
  • Internal drive: the Sourcing and Outreach Manager will be leading their own sub-team and must be able to proactively drive forward their own work as well as the team’s
  • Knowledge of existing sourcing channels and the ability to innovate with creative new ways to find candidates
  • Strong judgment and the ability to prioritize multiple demanding tasks
  • Superior organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • A humble approach to service: we are looking for passionate professionals who combine strong leadership skills with patience and humility
  • Language: English required; Swahili and/or French a plus

PREFERRED START DATE

Late May – Early June 2018

JOB LOCATION

East African capital city, ideally Kigali or Nairobi, with up to 25% travel

DURATION

Minimum 2-year commitment to full-time career role

COMPENSATION

Commensurate with experience

BENEFITS

Health insurance, immunizations, flights, room and board

SPONSOR INTERNATIONAL CANDIDATES

Yes

East Africans strongly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

To apply, please visit the following website: https://grnh.se/4rirub8d1

Kenya: Head of Cluster – East & Central Africa

Organization: Tearfund
Country: Kenya, Rwanda
Closing date: 30 Apr 2018

We're Christians passionate about ending poverty. We're following Jesus where the need is greatest, working through local churches to unlock people's potential and helping them to discover that the answer to poverty is within themselves. When disasters strike, we respond quickly. We won't stop until poverty stops.

We have an exciting new role at Tearfund for someone to head up our East and Central Africa Cluster.

This role is responsible for leading, supporting, equipping and encouraging the Country Leads within the cluster to enable Tearfund's vision, outcomes and priorities to ensure ‘one Tearfund'.

You will represent and support all aspects of Tearfund's work in the cluster, linking into appropriate regional churches/ bodies and to link with fellow clusters leads to ensure learning both within and across clusters. In addition, you will provide strategic leadership to the whole International Group (IG) effort alongside other members of the IG Senior Management Team.

Do you have experience of:

  • Leading and delivering strategic and operational change within teams in country, cluster and across organisations.
  • Partnering with national NGO and church partner organisations
  • Connecting and building relationships with church bodies across the region
  • Organisational leadership, including forming and shaping a team.
  • Strategic and operational leadership of development and disaster management
  • Budget planning and management

Are you able to:

  • Empower country teams to do their work and hold them accountable for results
  • Lead and inspire a team and back them with support to achieve a common vision
  • Plan, prioritise and organise multiple work tasks under tight timelines and in close cooperation with multiple stakeholders
  • Lead dynamically in changing contexts and through change within organisations, bringing fresh energy and vision
  • Make and take responsibility for operational decisions
  • Manage conflict effectively

Are you:

  • An excellent leader with coaching and mentoring skills
  • Fluent in English (written and verbal)
  • A relationship-builder with networking skills Do you share in Tearfund's vision to see all people freed from poverty, living transformed lives, and reaching their God-given potential?

Then we'd love to hear from you!

All applicants must be committed to Tearfund's Christian beliefs.

Please note: this role will be based in either Kenya or Rwanda.

Tearfund offer a competitive salary and benefits package. The salary is market matched and will depend on where the role is located.

Preference will be given to those with the right to live and work in countries within the region​

How to apply:

For further details or to apply please visit: http://jobs.tearfund.org/tearfund/jobs/vacancy/head-of-cluster—east–central-africa-1491/1517/description/

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 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.

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    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: Finance Officer

    Organization: Fred Hollows Foundation
    Country: Rwanda
    Closing date: 16 Mar 2018

    • Key role within a world-renowned international development NGO

    • Be a significant contributor to ending avoidable blindness

    • Full time, 3 year Contract (view to extend) based in Kigali, Rwanda

    Come and join our international development organisation where we are ensuring that the vision of Fred Hollows lives on. We are working to eradicate avoidable blindness by 2020, and are committed to working with partners to bring about change that is sustainable and reaches even the most vulnerable communities. Working across more than 26 countries, our vision is for a world where no one is needlessly blind.

    Reporting to the Finance and Administration Manager-Rwanda the Finance Officer is accountable for financial management of the Eritrea and Burundi Program and supporting the Rwanda Program in their day to day activities with frequent travel to Eritrea and Burundi.

    Previous experience in a busy setting working with NGO partner organizations, donor financial management and use of the SUN accounting system is important.

    Essential criteria includes:

    • BA degree in Accounting or Finance.

    • CPA(K) or ACCA certified.

    • At least 5 years’ experience working at Finance Officer level or higher in an NGO.

    • Experience Working with partners and capacity building.

    • Experience in preparing management reports.

    • Donor reporting experience.

    • Experience working in multicultural environment.

    • Ability to work well with others under pressure and respond to changes in priorities.

    • Knowledge of financial management systems SUN or other ERP’s.

    • Advanced skills in computers: Windows, spreadsheets, word processing and accounting packages.

    • Fluency in written and spoken English is required.

    • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment.

    This is an exciting time to join The Fred Hollows Foundation Rwanda as we seek to deliver even greater impact and enhance our ability to accomplish our vision.

    How to apply:

    Applications should be made via our website: http://www.hollows.org/au/careers/current-vacancies and should include your resume and cover letter addressing all areas expressed in the ‘experience, skills & attributes’ section of the Role Purpose as well as details of your current and expected salary.

    To be eligible to apply for this position you must have the appropriate right to work in Rwanda.

    The Fred Hollows Foundation is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas where we work. Applicants are advised that The Foundation reserves the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures to ensure we maintain and promote a child safe environment.*