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

Recruiting a Research Assistant for IITA

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

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

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

Main duties and responsibilities include:

1. Research assistance to CIALCA and ICT4BXW projects

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

2. Support training and capacity development

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

3. Reporting and administration Assistance:

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

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

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

Terms of employment:

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

How to apply:

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

Applications closing date: 2nd March 2018

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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ICAP , Operations Manager Jobs Vacancy

ICAP at Columbia University is an international non-profit organization that aims to ensure the wellness of families and communities by strengthening health systems around the world. In partnership with the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ICAP will conduct a Population-based HIV Impact Assessments (PHIA) to estimate the population-level impact of the national HIV prevention, care and treatment program

s in Rwanda.

In addition to providing important programmatic information to the MoH and relevant

stakeholders, this assessment of the national HIV program is of great value to HIV researchers and public health experts around the world.

More details on ICAP’s PHIA Project may be found at:


POSITION:                   Operations Manager – Rwanda PHIA, ICAP Rwanda

REPORTS TO:              Finance and Administration Director – Rwanda PHIA, ICAP Rwanda

LOCATION:                  Kigali, Rwanda


The Operations Manager will be responsible for day-to-day operations, managing the project’s Human Resources, helping, creating organizational, and program budgets in collaboration with the Finance and Administration Director and Project Director, Ensuring organizational effectiveness by providing stewardship for the project and office’s operation functions. Working with the senior management t o implement ICAP Standard Operating Procedures and practices.

This position is grant funded.


Project Management and Administration

  • Create and maintain an administrative filing system
  • Implement, manage and maintain record keeping, confidential personnel files, and purchasing and inventory control systems
  • Oversee office insurance policies, both health and general insurance. Ensure health and Safety policies are held and tasks assigned.
  • Prepare, respond to and file correspondence on behalf of the office
  • Maintain an inventory of office supplies and equipment
  • Designs, organizes and maintains specialized and custom forms, records, reports; files and logs to support both administrative and technical work processes in areas of assigned responsibility;

Contracts Management

  • Initiates and coordinates contractual agreements, including consultants, technical services agreements, and subcontracts.
  • Ensure that contractual requirements are met, including timely submission of reports to donors.
  • Assess all contracts signed to make sure are compliant to both ICAP and funder requirements and standard operating procedures.
  • Ensure that ICAP policies, procedures, donor regulations, and requirements are met.
  • Supports the Finance and Administration Director to liaise with local and international partners, consultants, and vendors on all contractual matters

Human Resources

  • Working with the Finance and Administration Director plan the use of human resources. Assist in recruitment and placement of required staff; establishment of organizational structure; delegation of tasks and accountabilities. Establish work schedules
  • Assist with Human Resources management: design and implement policies and procedures, manage benefits administration, recruitment, orientation and training of staff
  • Maintain confidential records and files, maintaining and updating files indexes for all staff
  • Support new staff in acquiring visas and other relocating requirements.


  • Generate management information including partner and staff contact list and and other communication monitoring systems.
  • Send monthly contact list reports to ICAP New York
  • Monitor, manage and improve the efficiency of support services such as IT, HR. Facilitate coordination and communication between support functions.
  • Communicate on all public holidays to staff and ICAP New York


  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration or equivalent qualification.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar position in an International Organization
  • Knowledge of United States Government standard provisions and rules and regulations


  • Computer literate preferably Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint;
  • Good interpersonal and team building skills;
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Effective writing, verbal and listening communication skills;
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy;
  • Very effective organization and time management skills;
  • Be flexible, honest and trustworthy and with sound work ethics;
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy confidentiality concerning organization files;

No frequent travel/trips.


Please send an application letter and CV by email with subject title “PHIA Project – POSITION TITLE” toicap-jobs-rwanda@cumc.columbia.edu. Please do not submit certificates online. The closing date for receiving applications is Friday, 09th March, 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Help a Child,Finance Officer Jobs Vacancy

Job Description


Help a Child (HaC) is a Christian international NGO specialized in community development with its headquarters in the Netherlands and operating in Rwanda since 2008. Founded in 1968, HaC’s mission is to improve the wellbeing of children living in poverty and crisis through su

pportive communities. Principal sources of income are child & family
sponsorship, foundations and institutional donors. HaC’s strategy is to empower marginalized children, youth, parents and the broader community and other stakeholders, mainly through a Self Help Group approach. Main interventions are focused at early childhood development, education, (agricultural) vocational training and economic development, with special attention for the position of girls and women, and children’s

Job Purpose: The Finance Officer performs a key supporting role in our organisation. S/he is responsible for managing all financial records and providing daily administration and financial support to the Country Program Director and Program Managers. The Finance Officer will ensure staff and implementing partner organizations adhere to the established processes for making expenses in accordance with the approved budgets. The Finance Officer will code financial bookings and ensure they are registered on the right accounts so that regular and accurate reports can be produce which track expenditures against the budget. Next to these responsibilities, the Finance Officer will be the key person to support the national and international team in all sorts of office management and administrative tasks such as arranging travel logistics, organizing files, maintaining files, preparing for meetings and trainings, etc. These responsibilities are essential for the Rwanda country office to have accurate, consistent administrative and financial systems as well as efficient performance of the program.

Duties and Responsibilities

Financial Administration

  • Coordinate with Head Office financial team to learn protocols, procedures, and web-based financial system (Pluriform)
  •   Ensure that employees adhere to the established processes for submitting expenses and that they are coded correctly in accordance with the budget
  • Promptly follow up on accounts payable to receive invoices and make payments to suppliers
  • Prepare payroll and tax payments in due time
  • Enter bookings in the financial system
  • Perform bank reconciliations for all bank accounts and monitor bank balances
  • Manage petty cash and follow procedures for cash handling
  • Produce monthly financial reports for the Country team to review
  • Assist the Country Program Director in creating and updating financial forms and procedures to ensure the office adheres to Head Office and general standards for financial accountability
  • Review implementing partner organizations’ annual budgets and bi-annual financial reports to check the logic of amounts used and identify any calculation errors
  • Perform spot checks of partners’ financial systems at field offices and give guidance on how they can improve
  • Perform ad hoc analyses as requested by the Country Program Director

Office Administration

  • Receive and screen visitors to the office, assisting them with enquiries and directing them appropriately
  • Organize all office files and ensure they are up-to-date and that relevant records can be easily found
  • Manage the office calendar and maintain an overview of daily activities of the core team
  • Assist in domestic travel/transport arrangements for staff and visitors in Rwanda, including domestic airline tickets, vehicle use, accommodation, and meals
  • Assist in international travel arrangements for staff and visitors to Rwanda
  •  Monitor office supplies and gather quotations for both consumable and durable items, as needed
  • Update the office asset register when new items are purchased an on an annual basis
  •  Provide administrative assistance and logistical support for workshops and meetings; work with the relevant officers, to ensure booking of venue and availability of all materials and equipment required
  • Organize management meetings, prepare the agenda with country director and take minutes

Human Resources

  • Assist in maintaining accurate and up-to-date employee records – personnel files, performance reviews, leave tracking, etc.
  •  Ensure staff are entering required information into the web-based system (Pluriform) – i.e. writing time and making leave requests
  • Assist in recruitment logistics – advertising positions, responding to applicants, arranging interviews, checking references, etc.


1.  Minimum Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field

2.  Excellent knowledge and experience in MS Office packages, especially Excel

3.  Training in financial software, such as QuickBooks

4.  Minimum 2 years experience in financial administration

5.  Excellent communication, organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills

6.  Strong analytical and problem solving skills

7.  Fluent in Kinyarwanda and English (oral and written)

Location: Kigali, Rwanda

Reports to: Country Program Director

Value Proposition:

HaC offers the opportunity to become part of an ambitious, Child centred and Christian International NGO with a dedicated team of professionals motivated to maximize impact. HaC offers a fair pay and benefits package that is justifiable to our donors. Furthermore, you will be offered a fixed term contract for the first year. Depending on your performance and fit with the staff, the contract will be extended

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are kindly invited to send a cover letter and resume (both in English) at the latest on February 28th, 2018 to vacancies@hacrwanda.org .  In your cover letter please reflect on your motivation for wanting to become part of the HaC organization. This includes a reflection on HaC being a Child centred and Christian organization.

For more information please contact us at info@hacrwanda.org. An (e-) assessment will be part of the selection process. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Help a Child is committed to keep children safe. All staff are required to sign and adhere to the Help a Child’s Child Safeguarding Policy. Recruitment is subject to successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

Rwanda: CAF002 – Journalist in Kigali

Organization: Forcier Consulting
Country: Rwanda
Closing date: 23 Feb 2018

Forcier, a consulting firm specializing in data collection, is currently seeking to recruit a temporary consultant (two months) in Kigali for an evaluation of a project working towards the professionalization and capacity-building of media institutions in Rwanda.

Work and Responsibilities**

You will be under the responsibility of the coordinator of Forcier and will have the following tasks:

  • Conduct a thorough literature review prior to the start of the assessment
  • Participate actively in the training that will take place in Kigali that will aim to detail the objectives of the evaluation, as well as the methodology and tools to be used;
  • Assist the coordinator in moderating in-depth interviews and focus groups in Kigali and the rest of the country in accordance with the methodology delivered during the training;
  • Assist the coordinator in the transcription of interviews, analysis and writing of the final report to be submitted to the client
  • Present with the coordinator the results of the evaluation as well as recommendations to the client during a stakeholder meeting in Kigali


Anyone wishing to apply for this role must fit the following criteria:

  • Live in Kigali;
  • Have a good understanding of the history, governance, politics, and media in Rwanda
  • Have at least a university degree; a degree in journalism and/or political science is an asset;
  • Have experience as a journalist, focusing on politics in general, and/or as a consultant
  • Mastery of English and French (reading, writing and speaking); mastery of Kinyarwanda (speaking and listening)
  • Have good analytical and writing skills in English and French;
  • Have recent experience conducting assessments and/or surveys, especially of a qualitative nature
  • Be able to follow a precise methodology with precision and rigor;
  • Ability to listening, adapt and have team spirit; ability to be autonomous;
  • Be willing to go in the field and work in difficult and sometimes uncomfortable circumstances


Forcier, organisation opérant dans le domaine de la recherche sur les populations, cherche actuellement à recruter un consultant temporaire (deux mois) dans le cadre d’une évaluation d’un projet sur la professionnalisation et le renforcement des capacités des médias dans la ville de Kigali.

Travail et responsabilités**

Vous serez sous la responsabilité du coordinateur de Forcier et aurez les tâches suivantes :

  • Effectuer une revue de littérature approfondie avant le début de l’évaluation
  • Participer activement à la formation qui aura lieu à Kigali suite aux réunions et qui visera à détailler les objectifs de l’évaluation, la méthodologie utilisée ainsi que la maitrise des outils ;
  • Assister le coordinateur dans la modération des entretiens approfondis et groupes de discussion à Kigali et dans les reste du pays en respectant la méthodologie délivrée lors de la formation ;
  • Assister le coordinateur dans la retranscription des données, l’analyse et l’écriture du rapport final à soumettre au client
  • Présenter avec le coordinateur les résultats de l’évaluation et les recommandations au client lors d’une restitution à Kigali


Toute personne souhaitant postuler pour ce rôle doit remplir les critères suivants :

  • Habiter à Kigali obligatoirement ;
  • Avoir une bonne compréhension de l’histoire, la gouvernance, la politique, et les médias au Rwanda
  • Disposer au minimum d'un diplôme universitaire ; diplôme en journalisme et/ou science politique est un atout ;
  • Avoir de l’expérience en tant que journaliste, se focalisant sur la politique de manière générale, et/ou en tant que consultant
  • Maitrise de l’anglais et du français lu, écrit et parlé, maitrise du Kinyarwanda compris et parlé ;
  • Avoir de bonnes compétences d’analyse et d’écriture en anglais et en français
  • Expérience récente d’évaluations et/ou d’enquêtes, surtout qualitative ;
  • Être capable de suivre une méthodologie avec précision et rigueur ;
  • Esprit d'écoute, d'adaptation, et d’équipe ; capacité à être autonome ;
  • Etre disposé à se rendre sur le terrain et à travailler dans des circonstances difficiles et parfois inconfortables

How to apply:

To apply, please fine the vacancy CAF002 – Consultant in Kigali on www.joinforcier.com and click "Apply", attaching your CV of two pages maximum, a cover letter of one page maximum in Word format including a summary of your qualifications and experiences, and an article or report on the politics, governance, history or media in Rwanda that you have written. For the cover letter and article, please send one of the two in English and the other in French. Please apply no later than February 23, 2018. Please also specify your telephone number.

The subject of your email must be "First Name Last Name" – Consultant Kigali
(Example: Jean Bope – Consultant Kigali)

Female candidacies are strongly encouraged.


Pour candidater, s'il vous plaît affiner la vacance CAF002 – Consultant in Kigali sur www.joinforcier.com et cliquez sur "Apply", en joignant votre CV de deux pages maximum, une lettre d'accompagnement d'une page maximum en format Word comprenant un résumé de vos qualifications et expériences , et un article ou un reportage sur la politique, la gouvernance, l'histoire ou les médias au Rwanda que vous avez écrits. Pour la lettre de présentation et l'article, veuillez envoyer l'un des deux en anglais et l'autre en français. Veuillez postuler au plus tard le 23 février 2018. Veuillez également indiquer votre numéro de téléphone.

Les candidatures féminines sont fortement encouragées.

Mandarin Language Enrichment Scholarships for International Students

The Ministry of Education is inviting applications for Mandarin Language Enrichment Scholarships. Scholarships are available for pursuing undertake Huayu courses at a registered Mandarin Language Center approved by the MOE.
The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage international students (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao SAR students are not eligible) to undertake Huayu courses in the Republic of China (Taiw
an); in order to provide them with opportunities to increase their understanding of Taiwanese culture and society, and to promote mutual understanding and interactions between Taiwan and the international community.
Applicants require TOEFL 550, IELTS 5.5 or they must pass university’s entrance examination.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: Applicants need to submit the following documents to local embassies or missions before the announced deadline (In principle, the yearly application period is from February 1 through March 31.
  • Course Level: Scholarships provide opportunities to increase applicants understanding of Taiwanese culture and society, and to promote mutual understanding and interactions between Taiwan and the international community.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are available to undertake Huayu courses at a registered Mandarin Language Center approved by the MOE.
  • Scholarship Award: Scholarships will include a Monthly stipend of 25,000 NTD.
  • Number of Scholarships: 16 scholarships, of which 1(12 months) is given to designated person/people and 15scholarships will be open to all applicants.
  • Scholarship can be taken in the Republic of China (Taiwan)

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: International students (except Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao SAR students) can apply for the scholarships.
  • Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to apply for this scholarship:-
  • International applicants above the age of 18, who possess a high school diploma or above, have shown excellent academic performance, and are of good moral character, are eligible. Candidates with one of the following qualifications may not apply:
    Is an overseas Chinese student or a national of the R.O.C.
    Is currently registered as a student at a Mandarin Language Center or has sought a degree from a university or college in Taiwan.
    Has already received a HES or a Taiwan Scholarship, in the past.
    Is an exchange student to Taiwan, during the scholarship period?
    Is currently receiving financial benefits from the Taiwan government or another educational institution
  • English language/Test Requirements: Free English Language testing for students from English speaking countries.
    Free English Language testing for students from countries in which English is the major teaching language on condition that the relevant proof documents were provided.
    TOEFL 550, IELTS 5.5 or pass university’s entrance examination.
    In addition to the application for the scholarship, the applicant must submit the following documents:-
    An application form (see appendix 1; provided by local embassies or missions).
    A photocopy of his/her passport or any other documents that can verify the nationality of the applicant.
    A photocopy of the certificate of the highest credential and transcript.
    A photocopy of the applications to the Mandarin Language Center.
    Other documents required by local embassies or missions.

Application Procedure:

How to Apply: 

Applications should be sent by post.
Application Deadline:

Scholarship Link

Facebook Wireless Communications Systems Internship Program

Facebook is pleased to offer Wireless Communications Systems Internship programme to study in the USA. Applicants must be pursuing a Master’s or Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering. International applicants are eligible to apply for this internship programme. This is an unpaid internship programme.
Field of Internship:Facebook is seeking interns who will help develop theory, algorithms, and simulations relating to advanced digital wireless communication concepts. 
Course Level:
Internship Provider:
Internship can be taken in USA (Woodland

Hills, CA)
Eligibility: Minimum Qualifications

  • Pursuing a Master’s or Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering
  • Experience with MATLAB simulation modeling of wireless comm techniques: QAM/PSK modulations, RRC pulse shaping, OFDM, SC-FDMA, BER vs. SNR analysis and MIMO
  • Familiarity with RF lab testing using equipment such as PNA, spectrum analyzer, signal generator, arbitrary waveform generator
  • Experience in time-domain and frequency-domain wireless communication system design
  • Troubleshooting and analytics
  • Familiarity with MATLAB & Simulink, HFSS, ADS, C, or Python

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience using Software-defined radio (SDR) for evaluation of baseband algorithms such as digital precoding, MIMO equalization, and other beamforming techniques
  • Prior wireless channel sounding experience in millimeter wave and microwave frequencies

Internship Open for International Students: International applicants are eligible to apply for this internship programme.
Is this paid internship? This is an unpaid internship programme.
Internship Description:Facebook was built to help people connect and share, and over the last decade our tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate with one another. With over a billion people using the service and more than fifty offices around the globe, a career at Facebook offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization.
Number of awards offered: Not Known
Internship Duration: This is a 12-week internship position located in our Woodland Hills office (near Los Angeles).
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: The mode of application is online.
Internship Application Deadline: Contact Employer

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

Chemonics International, Grants and Procurement Assistant Jobs Vacancy

Chemonics International, an international development firm based in Washington, D.C., seeks a Grants and Procurement Assistant for the 3-year USAID-funded Duteze Imbere Ubutabera (Access to Justice) Project in Rwanda. The project aims to increase access to justice and enhance the rule of law in Rwanda. The project will focus on improving judicial effectiveness in both formal court mechanisms and community justice, as well as, work closely to improve public understanding of judicial system processes and legal rights thro

ughout the 30 districts in Rwanda. We are seeking individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.


  • Degree in Economics, Finance, Accounting, Business Management or other relevant degree required. Advanced degree is preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a management capacity in the private sector, large NGO or development consulting firm.
  • At least two years of experience in a USAID program, supporting the administration of grants, subcontracts, and/or procurements.
  • Strong knowledge of USAID rules and regulations pertaining to grants management.
  • Good knowledge of Rwandan laws and regulations.
  • Fluent English

ARC , Procurement Officer Jobs Vacancy


ARC is looking for a qualified, self-driven and committed individual – in the position of Procurement Officer, based full time in Kigali HQ Office.


Key responsibilities:

Minimum qualifications:

  • A0 Bachelor’s degree in Procurement Management, Operations Management, Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Humanitarian Logistics, or other related field required, with additional relevant work experience
  • Professional certifications such as CIPS, CPP CSCP preferred
  • Demonstrated continuous education and specialized trainings in procurement and logistics management
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in key positions in procurement or operations, with experience working for a reputable and large humanitarian or development INGO preferred
  • Demonstrated ability and technical skills in supply chain and asset management
  • Proven skills and knowledge in the design and use of Information Management Systems (IMS)
  • Knowledge of donor’s procurement policies (US Gov, UNHCR etc.)
  • Computer literacy skills with Microsoft application packages
  • Experience working on procurement activities including purchasing, vendor research, etc.
  • Experience coordinating with suppliers (e.g. retailers, wholesalers and traders)
  • Experience supervising staff desired
  • Ability to communicate in spoken and written English with aptitude in reporting are mandatory
  • Fluency in French and Kinyarwanda preferable


Please submit 1 page Cover letter, an updated CV (maximum three pages) and names, title and contacts of three professional referees, to include most current employer/supervisor – via email to:

RWJobs@arcrelief.org with the POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is February 26, 2018 at 16:00hrs. Only applications received through the above stated email address will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

American Refugee Committee is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.  American Refugee Committee complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

CIMERWA Ltd, Electrical Technician Jobs Vacancy


CIMERWA Ltd is Rwanda’s largest cement manufacturer with capacity of 600,000tons of cement per year with PPC Ltd having 51% shareholding.The company Operates a dry process technology Plant in Muganza Sector, Rusizi District in Western Province. As part of its localization and optimization plans, the Company is recruiting professionals to fully optimize its production capacity and hence cater for the country’s growing demand for cement and that of t

he region.

CIMERWA Ltd is looking for experienced professional to fill the following vacancies.

Electrical Technician


Diploma in Electrical or related field


  • At least five years of experience in Cement and/or Lime industries.
  • Identify, visualize, articulate and deploy continuous plant maintenance improvement solutions
  • Optimization of existing plant equipment
  • Assisting plant personnel with fault finding and failure/incident investigations
  • Developingstandards and procedures Conducting pre-start checks on the kiln and pre-heater
  • Troubleshooting physical problems on the kiln during operation
  • Conducting sensory inspections on the kiln
  • Conducting high level fault finding in the production area
  • Optimizing/improving existing process application
  • Directing, implementing and communicating process and product improvements
  • Manage statutory requirements relating to electrical equipment
  • Fault finding and root cause analysis techniques
  • Reading electrical drawings and identifying electrical symbols
  • Reporting to the Electrical Foreman, Electricaltechnician will be responsible for;


Interested candidates are requested to submit the application at CIMERWA Ltd head office at BUGARAMA, RUSIZI District, and western Province or at its liaison office at KIMIHURURA, City of Kigali and/or at E-mail: cimerwa@cimerwa.rw  ;copies of their Degree certificates, application letter, detailed curriculum vitae and any other relevant certificates not later than Friday 19th February 2018.

Done at MUGANZA, on 12th February 2018

Bhekizitha Wiseman Mthembu

Chief Executice Officer

CIMERWA Ltd,Fitter & Turner, Boilermaker, Diesel Mechanic Jobs vacancy


CIMERWA Ltd is Rwanda’s largest cement manufacturer with capacity of 600,000tons of cement per year with PPC Ltd having 51% shareholding.The company Operates a dry process technology Plant in Muganza Sector, Rusizi District in Western Province. As part of its localization and optimization plans, the Company is recruiting professionals to fully optimize its production capa

city and hence cater for the country’s growing demand for cement and that of the region.

CIMERWA Ltd is looking for experienced professional to fill the following vacancies.

 Fitter & Turner, Boilermaker, Diesel Mechanic


Minimum A1 qualificationin the related field


  • 2 Years relevant Artisan Experience in a Heavy Industrial/Mining Environment
  • 2 Years Cement specific Experience would be advantageous.

Job Description

  • World class availability, reliability and serviceability of Plant, equipment and tools
  • Achieve acceptable service quality
  • Comply with all approved business process and Engineering Standards
  • Comply with all relevant legislative standards
  • Optimize asset performance(ability of plant and equipment to produce at capacity)
  • Optimize asset usage(availability & reliability)
  • To ensure high standard of customer service to both internal and external customers
  • Satisfy customer needs
  • No valid customer complaints
  • Application of Company best practices
  • Embrace Vital Elements of a Performing Organization.


Interested candidates are requested to submit the application at CIMERWA Ltd head office at BUGARAMA, RUSIZI District, and western Province or at its liaison office at KIMIHURURA, City of Kigali and/or at E-mail:cimerwa@cimerwa.rw;copies of their Degree certificates, application letter, detailed curriculum vitae and any other relevant certificates not later than Friday 19th February 2018.

Done at MUGANZA, on 12th February 2018

Bhekizitha Wiseman Mthembu

Chief Executice Officer