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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 , Communications Officer 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 programs 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:

JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION:                   Communications Officer – Rwanda PHIA, ICAP Rwanda

REPORTS TO:              Project Coordinator – Rwanda PHIA, ICAP Rwanda

LOCATION:                  Kigali, Rwanda

POSITION SUMMARY

The Communications Officer is responsible for leading the coordination and mobilization of various stakeholders and local communities to actively participate in the Rwanda Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (RPHIA).

This position is grant funded.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES
Mobilization and Sensitization

  • Coordinate and ensure implementation of the RPHIA communications strategy, including mobilization at national, zonal, district and community levels.
  • Inform and coordinate community mobilization activities by working with the local survey implementing partner and other local stakeholders to:
  • Develop SOPs and tools for community entry procedures survey team feedback and responses to community reactions;
  • Ensure implementation of community entry procedures and community sensitization via local institutions;
  • Manage and respond to community level reactions.
  • Mobilize communities including the targeted eligible respondents to participate in RPHIA.
  • Liaise and work in close collaboration with community groups and volunteer networks, including Health Surveillance Teams, Community Development Assistants, HIV and AIDS support groups, City, District and Sector leaders, traditional and religious leaders, Area Development Committees, Village Development Committees, to encourage communities including the eligible respondents to participate in RPHIA.

Communication

  • Adapt RPHIA messages to the local context; polish and translate messages into local languages such as Kinyarwanda, etc.
  • Work with local stakeholders to develop, write, lay out, produce and distribute a range of key materials, including but not limited to: press releases, briefs to policy makers and national and regional leaders, brochures for participant recruitment, radio spots and jingles, banners and posters, survey team t-shirts.
  • Ensure compliance with established branding strategy, correct logo placement, and donor and partner recognition on all communications.
  • Lead an effective media engagement strategy, including writing and distributing press releases, feature articles, opinion pieces, and similar materials.

Coordination

  • Liaise and work in close collaboration with the RPHIA Project Coordinator, Laboratory Advisor, Procurement and Logistics Officer, and the Community Mobilization Sub-Committee, and survey teams including partners.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships, networking, as well as collaboration with government departments, city, district and sector leaders, traditional and religious leaders, and targeted eligible respondents at the national, district or sector, and village levels.
  • Facilitate and participate in the organization of the RPHIA national launch and events.
  • Facilitate and participate in the development and implementation of the mobilization action implementation plans and budget forecasts.
  • Participate in budget analysis and expenditure monitoring in line with the approved activities and budget forecasts.
  • Prepare, review, and submit the progress reports, and other documentation that may be required.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Health, Social Sciences, HIV and AIDS, Community and Rural Development, Education, Mass Communication or equivalent qualification.
  • Minimum 5 years practical experience in any of the following areas: HIV and AIDS programming, message development, community mobilization, civic education, community and rural development, etc.

REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

  • Excellent knowledge of Rwandese context and cultures in urban and rural areas.
  • Excellent knowledge of local media and local sensitivities.
  • Proven experience leading communications for a public health program or campaign
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (written and spoken) skills in English as well as relevant local languages such as Kinyarwanda, etc.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and successfully manage multiple assignments concurrently.
  • Ability to problem-solve and work as a team member with leadership skills for coaching and developing others.
  • Proficiency in relevant computer applications: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet, Email, etc.
  • Ability to function independently; results-oriented; detail oriented.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills, good attention to detail.
  • Working knowledge of the operational and programmatic rules and regulations for recipients of United States Government funding preferred

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

May require frequent travel/trips to Traditional Authorities, selected enumeration areas (EAs), village and survey site meetings within Rwanda (at least 25% of time).

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

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

Partnership Rhineland –Palatinate/ Rwanda,Advisor (m/f)Jobs Vacancy

The Coordination Office of the Partnership Rhineland-Palatinate/Rwanda (Jumelage) is announcing the following vacancy:

Advisor (m/f) for promoting economic relations between Rwanda and Rhineland-Palatinate

The partnership seeks to strengthen the economic relations between Rwanda and Rhineland-Palatinate in order to support trade, investment and employment. Since 2014 business delegations with entrepreneurs from Rhineland-Palatinate have visited Ruanda every year.

For promoting and coordinating business relation

s the coordination office is recruiting as soon as possible a competent technical advisor. He/she will work under the supervision of the director of the coordination office. He/she will be the contact person for entrepreneurs in Rwanda and in Rhineland-Palatinate and will be in direct exchange with the Ministry of Economic Affairs in Rhineland-Palatinate. The position is initially limited to two years and a half.

The technical advisor will perform the following tasks:

  • connect business partners from Rhineland-Palatinate and Rwanda,
  • have contact with government and business institutions, facilitate meetings, prepare minutes
  • organize B2B talks between entrepreneurs from Rwanda and Rhineland-Palatinate
  • make follow-up of B2B Talks
  • establish and continuously update a business network
  • observe and analyze the Rwandan market, prepare reports
  • inform on the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate and its economy
  • organize the program of business delegations from and to Rhineland-Palatinate and document
  • attend national and regional business conferences
  • participate at national exhibitions

Required qualifications, competences and experience

  • Bachelor or master degree in economics, business administration or engineering
  • Knowledge of Rwandan economy and development strategies
  • Rwandan national with knowledge of Germany and German economy, studies in Germany an advantage
  • Fluency in oral and written English, good knowledge of German, French desirable
  • Very good working knowledge of ICT technologies (MS Office, internet, email)
  • Very good communication skills, networking and organizing abilities
  • Ability to work in a team as well as independently, conceptual skills

How to apply

Please send your application (motivation letter, updated CV, certificate and references, salary expectations) until 5th of March 2018 by email to application@rlp-ruanda.de. The email attachment should be in one PDF file and not more than 2MB. Please quote the job title in the subject.

DUTERIMBERE-IMF, LTD,Fourniture des Mobiliers de Bureau

APPEL D’OFFRE

DUTERIMBERE-IMF, LTDlance un avis d’appel d’offre pour la fourniture des mobiliers de bureau

Conditions à être remplies par le fournisseur

Les offres sous plis fermés sont composées de:

  • Offre de prix;
  • Copie du certificat d’enregistrement RDB;
  • Copie du certificat d’inscription à la TVA;
  • Attestation de non créance de RRA et de RSSB;
  • Attestations de bonnes exécutions;
  • Bordereau de versement de Vingt mille francs rwandais (20 000 FRW) non remboursables au compte N° 040-00204942-14 intitulé «DUTERIMBERE-IMF» ouvert à la Banque de Kigali.

La date limite de dépôt des offres est prévue le 27/02/2018 à 16H00 au Siège de DUTERIMBERE-IMF, LTD à Kanogo. L’ouverture des offres aura lieu le même jour et la même heure.

N.B : Le cahier des charges peut être obtenu dans le Secrétariat de DUTERIMBERE-IMF, LTD

Fait à Kigali, le 19/02/2018

NSENGIYERA Noël                                                                    NZASINGIZIMANA Dative

Chief Finance Officer                                                               Chief Executive Officer

Full or Partial Scholarships at Transparency International School

Transparency International School is offering a limited number of full or partial scholarships to senior students, graduates and young professionals under the age of 35. Scholarships will be awarded for a seven days TI School course in the field of anti-corruption and accountability.
Transparency International School on Integrity (TISI) is an annual state-of-the-art anti-corruption and accountability training for future leaders. The upcoming TISI 2018 will take place during 4-10 July, 2018 in Vilnius, Lithua
nia. TISI exposes its participants to the latest developments in the field of anti-corruption and accountability and offers real opportunities to try and implement their ideas in practice.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: Deadline for scholarship applications is 1 May 2018, for non-scholarship applications – 20 May 2018.
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for senior students, graduates and young professionals.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded for TI School course. The School features three teaching modules that cover the public sector, the private sector and civic empowerment. Each module will include the theoretical definition of corruption as it affects that particular part of society, and an explanation and demonstration of how anti-corruption tools are used in practice.
  • Scholarship Award: The course fee covers tuition fee, course material, accommodation, meals and extra-curricular activities. The fee for TISI 2018 is EUR 650.
  • Number of Scholarships: Not given
  • Nationality: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Iceland, Latvia, Moldova, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Sweden, Turkey and Ukraine
  • Scholarship can be taken in Lithuania

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Students from the following countries may apply for full or partial scholarships: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Iceland, Latvia, Moldova, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Sweden, Turkey and Ukraine.
  • Entrance Requirements: The School is open to senior students, graduates and young professionals under the age of 35. We welcome individuals from public, private, non-governmental and academic sectors, from all academic backgrounds. TI School does not discriminate its applicants on the grounds of race, color, national origin, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, political beliefs, marital, familial or parental status, sexual orientation or any other basis.
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Application Procedure:

Introduction – The following documents are required in order to complete your application:1. Europass Curriculum Vitae (CV);
2. Motivational letter (max 500 words);
3. Completed online form.Here you can complete the online application form and make your submission. Please note that you will have to upload a short motivational letter along with your Europass CV – we strongly advise that you prepare these documents before attempting to submit your application.

How to Apply: Apply online, using the online application mode.Application for a scholarship
The deadline for scholarship applications is 1 May 2018.
Students applying for a scholarship will be notified about the results of the selection procedure by 21 May 2018 at the latest.

Non-scholarship application
The deadline for non-scholarship applications is  20 May 2018.
Students will be notified about the results of the selection procedure within two weeks of their application, by 12 June 2018 at the latest.

Upon receipt of your notification, you will be asked to transfer the requisite fee of 700 EUR (in case you are not eligible for a scholarship) to the designated bank account. We will confirm your admission upon receiving the course fee.
If you have any application-related questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at admissions-at-transparencyschool.org.

Application Form

ScholarshipLink

Mobisol,Head of Customer Finance (m/f)Jobs Vacancy

Mobisol is one of the world’s leading companies for Solar Home Systems with approximately 700 passionate employees, delivering a clean and affordable alternative to fossil fuels for low-income households (living without access to reliable energy). Our dedicated product line combines solar energy with innovative mobile technology and accessible micro-financing. Having successfully installed more than 80,000 solar home systems in Tanzania, K

enya and Rwanda, Mobisol is now moving into the business at a larger scale. Please read more about Mobisol at www.plugintheworld.com.

To support our team in Rwanda, Mobisol is looking for a

Head of Customer Finance (m/f)

Location: Kigali

The Customer Finance departments (HQ, CO) are responsible for the receivables risk management
(RRM). This includes among others: Assessment of applicants, Customer work-out, and Portfolio
management. The Head of Customer Finance is the customer finance process owner at the national
level, responsible for the proactive management, monitoring and controlling of all customer finance
related activities.

Activities

Accountable for:

  • Maintenance of national A/R portfolio quality at reasonable levels, i.e. by carrying out RRM related activities as outlined in RRM policy and procedural guidelines.
  • Ensuring the compliance with national regulations and customer protection legislation, thus ensuring that policy, procedural guidelines and manuals are in line with governing law.
  • Management of the day to day operations, including customer assessment and approval, management of overdue and defaulted receivables, customer field visits for benchmark data gathering purposes, etc
  • Accountable for the sound credit assessment of customers
  • Accountable for effective loan monitoring
  • Accountable for the efficient management of defaulting customers and repossessions

Responsible for:

  • Providing regular national portfolio and compliance reports to the Risk Account Manager and the Country Manager
  • Supervises the work and activities of Supervising Loan Field Officers, Loan Field Officers and Credit Assessment Officers
  • Responsible for data compilation and analysis and to share market intelligence with other departments especially Sales and Marketing
  • Responsible to improve customer assessment methods as well as management and monitoring tools
  • Responsible for an outstanding customer-product fit
  • Responsible for the reduction of default rates
  • Responsible for department monitoring
  • Responsible for budget planning

OUR REQUIREMENTS

Experience:

  • At least 5 years of experience in managing teams of at least 10 employees with disciplinary and technical authority, ideally as a branch or product manager at a microfinance institution (MFI).
  • At least 5 years of relevant professional experience in credit assessment, ideally in MSME lending. High priority will be given to those which have had a high exposure to individual lending methodology
  • High level of familiarity with typical income, expenditure and cash flow patterns of rural and semi-urban households and micro-enterprises in different country regions, including farmers, herders, business owners and employees
  • Good knowledge background in agriculture (crop and soil variety, crop cycles, farming methodologies, crop yield, agricultural value chains and risks, etc.)
  • In-depth experiences in training staff (classroom trainings, role plays, on-the-job-training, etc.
  • International work experience in Europe, North America, etc. a strong asset.
  • Alternative high exposure to frequent remote communication with northern headquarters or partners possible as well.

Soft Skills:

  • High level of creativity and flexibility to enhance and incorporate unorthodox receivables procedures. First experience with credit scoring a strong asset.
  • Ability to work in and manage remote teams
  • Very strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Very good organizational and interpersonal skills, dynamic self-starter and team player

Hard Skills:

Fluency in local language and English

Other

Willingness to frequently travel to regional Mobisol representative offices

PERSPECTIVE

The position offers you the chance to build and shape a global player in the off-grid energy market with strong commitment to product-quality, design, user friendliness and environmental sustainability. You will be part of an outstanding international, highly motivated team.

How to apply:

If you feel intrigued by this challenging opportunity, please send your application (letter of motivation – stand out CV, references) with the subject line “Head of Customer Finance” to mobisolrw.recruitment@plugintheworld.com  not later than March 2nd 2018. As an equal opportunity employer, Mobisol offers all of its employees and applicant’s full equal opportunity irrespective race, ethnic origin, sexual identity and disability, religion or beliefs.

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
Internship Provider:
Facebook
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

Horizon of Excellence (HOREX),Registration for March Professional Learning Intake

Registration for March Professional Learning Intake

The Horizon of Excellence (HOREX) Ltd is a research, consulting and training company legally registered in 2011 under Rwandan Company Law No. 07/2009 of 27/04/2009. The Horizon of Excellence Ltd is mostly involved in capacity development activities for individuals and interested organizations to access and make use of the competitive advantages, and to do their professional jobs in effective and efficient ways.  

The Horizon of Excellence informs the public that it has started registering people who wish to enroll its professional learning programs for the intake that will start on March 1, 2018. Those programs include Monitoring an

d Evaluation (M&E), Data Analysis programs, accounting and statistical software such as SPSS, Stata, R, EVIEWS, etc.  For more details about the courses of every program, please see the attached document.

Each course of every training program above is delivered within one month and the professional certificate is delivered after the successful completion of the program. 

To be registered, you will pay Frw 5,000 and the learning fee is Frw 50,000 per course payable atI&M Bank, Account # 10-5042256-01-06, HORIZON OF EXCELLENCE (HOREX) LTD

Contacts:

HORIZON OF EXCELLENCE (HOREX) LTD

Tel.: (250)786669501/0733636370

Umukindo Center Building, 3rd Floor at Gisozi/ Gakiriro (former Gakinjiro)

P.O. Box:  377 Kigali

Email: horizonexcel@horizon-excel.com; horizon.excel@gmail.com

Youth For Christ,ToR: External audit of youth for Christ/Rwanda

Youth For Christ /Rwanda

YFC/Rwanda

B.P 2491 Kigali – Rwanda

E-mail : yfcrwanda@gmail.com

Tél. (+250)0725383083

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: TERMS OF REFERENCE

FOR EXTERNAL AUDIT OF YOUTH FOR CHRIST/RWANDA

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR THE EXTERNAL AUDIT

I.    BACKGROUND

Youth For Christ/Rwanda is a religious-based organizations, part of Youth For Christ International missionary movement entrusted with a global vision and committed to a mission of youth evangelism, discipleship, social involvement and leadership development; it is indeed a Christian youth movement that reaches young people everywhere, working together with the local church and other like-minded partners to raise-up lifelong followers of Jesus who lead by their godliness in lifestyle, devotion to the word of God and prayer, passion for sharing the love of Christ and commitment to social involvement.

Youth For Christ/Rwanda is a regally registered organization operating on Rwanda territory with its head offices established at Kibagabaga in  Kimironko Sector, Gasabo District, City of Kigali.

Youth For Christ/Rwanda is calling for proposals of competent and motivated audit firms to conduct external audit of Youth For Christ/Rwanda for the financial year 2017.

II.    OBJECTIVES AND SCOPE OF THE AUDIT

The objective of the audit is for the auditors to conduct audit reviews as follows:

  1. The auditors shall express an independent professional opinion as to whether the financial statements present fairly, in all material respects, the financial position of YOUTH FOR CHRIST/RWANDA in accordance with the Financial Reporting Standards for NGOs and Non Profit making Organizations. The audit shall be carried out in accordance with the Standards on Auditing.
  2. Management letter-The Auditors should submit a management letter after the completion of the audit.
  3. The audit reports shall:
  • Contain details of the method and scope of audit and assurance that the audit was performed in accordance with Standards of Auditing and by a qualified auditor licensed by ICPAR.
  • Signed by the auditor responsible stating the title.
  • Written in English
  • Issued in soft copy for circulation to Managers and Decision makers and 8 hard copies will be produced and delivered to YOUTH FOR CHRIST/RWANDA for files.

III.    RESPONSIBILITY FOR PREPARATION OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

The responsibility for preparation of the annual financial statements lies with the YOUTH FOR CHRIST/RWANDA management.

  1. The management prepares the annual financial statements in accordance with FRS for NGOs and Non Profit Making Organizations.
  2. Management is responsible for implementation of accounting, administrative and financial procedures documented in the YOUTH FOR CHRIST/RWANDA manuals.
  3. YOUTH FOR CHRIST/RWANDA financial year concerned by the external audit runs from 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017.

IV.    SELECTION CRITERIA AND REQUIREMENTS FOR AUDIT FIRMS

YOUTH FOR CHRIST/RWANDA will do the adjudication after the proposal submission deadline. The selection criteria will include the following:

1. Eligibility – authorization by the State Board of Accountants (ICPAR) to conduct audits;

2. Experience of your firm in relation to the scope of audits for NGO’s  and non-Profit Making Organizations;

3. A list of similar non-profit organizations or NGOs served by your firm;

4. Your staff assignments and availability to complete the audit on a timely basis;

  • Participation of senior audit personnel assigned to the engagement.
  • Depth of Technical Resources (CV of the assigned team leader).

5. Proposed fee for the engagement;

6. Detailed audit plan/methodology including your approach to risk and fraud detection;

7. Time Requirements (time frame within which the Financial Audit will be conducted).

Only shortlisted audit firms will be contacted.

Deadline for submission 23 February 2018

Done at Kigali on 16th February 2018

By RUGWIZANGOGA Diogène

KCS Administrator

Youth for Christ/Rwanda

Contact Tel:  +250 728 099 504 / +250 725 383 083  

Children’s Voice Today,Human Resource Administration and Logistics Coordinator Jobs Vacancy

Job Description – Human Resources, Admin and Logistics Coordinator

Position:                           HR, Admin and Logistics Coordinator

Reports to:                       Program Manager

Employer:                         Children’s Voice Today

Job Location:                    Kigali, Nyamirambo

Date:                                 20th February 2018

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

  • Represent HR in meetings and other related assignments
  • Forecast staffing needs and work with managers in recommending staffing structures and needs to fully implement programmes.
  • Contribute in conducting compensation reviews, formulating and implementing employee benefit schemes and review periodically to bring in best practices
  • Provide the required HR Information to budget holders to assist budget holders in the preparation of annual HR budgets for salaries and benefits
  • Maintain employee data (paper and/or electronic) in secured lockers with defined access levels
  • Lead in the maintenance of an updated staff list
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Comply with and support development of relevant CVT policies and procedures with respect to Code of Conduct, Child Safeguarding, Whistle blowing Policy, Fraud and Dishonesty policy, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies.
  • Ensure that all consultants, casual workers and staff sign the disclaimer form for receiving, reading, complying the relevant policies and this form is attached in their personal files
  • Work with others in achieving CVT HR minimum standards in compliance with Local labour Laws and maintain/ update HR records as per the standard compliance checklist.
  • Prepare employee turnover reports, Update employee database
  • Prepare HR Reports periodically and on request
  • Support in recruitments; selection, interviews, reference checks, offer process and on-boarding process
  • Maintaining HR calendar, timely renewal of staff contracts, probation confirmation etc.
  • Lead in maintaining an updated recruitment tracker
  • Maintain an updated consultants and casuals database
  • Lead in the performance management process; ensure line managers understand the process, appraisals are done on time and relevant feedback and staff development issues captured and communicated accordingly
  • Support managers in the annual performance management review process and provide confidential performance counselling to managers and staff regarding work-related problems.
  • Provide support to programme plans and assessments of staff capacity building
  • Provide necessary adminitration support for the organisation
  • Provide necessary logistics support for the organisation

CANDIDATE PROFILE                            

  • University education in Human Resources management or related field
  • Knowledge and experience in training and staff development policy design
  • Strong management skills including analytical skills, judgement and decision making
  • Proven track record in implementing robust performance management systems
  • Highly developed communication skills both in written and verbal English and Kinyarwanda in order to establish effective relationships with internal and external audiences
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to lead train and motivate staff with a capacity building Commitment and understanding of CVT’s goals, values and principles.
  • Experience of working in the HR field
  • Proven ability to work with  children, vulnerable population and to be accountable to them
  • Understands clearly the sense of child led participation and work towards realising CVT goals in this regard
  • Works towards fulfilling children opinions under different organs/programmes of the organisation 
  • Holds him-/herself accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling CVT values
  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for CVT, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically
  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with the team, colleagues, members, external partners, and supporters
  • Values diversity sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener and easy to talk to
  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their applications written in English to: cvtkigalirecruitment@gmail.com before the 20th February 2018, the CV should include 3 referees with their address.  Please include The Job Title in the subject line of your email.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.