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6 Job Positions at BRAC: (Deadline 8 January 2024)

6 Job Positions at BRAC: (Deadline 8 January 2024)

4 Job Positions of Program Officer at BRAC: (Deadline 8 January 2024)

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Introduction

BRAC International is a leading nonprofit organization with a mission to empower people and communities in situations of poverty, illiteracy, disease, and social injustice. Our approach is grounded in the conviction that people living in vulnerable situations can be agents of change if they are empowered with the tools, skills, and hope they need to change their lives. We design proven, scalable solutions that equip people with the support and confidence they need to achieve their potential. BRAC’s institutional expertise on successfully implemented programmes is applied across 10 countries, touching the lives of over 130 million people, where our models are adapted according to the country’s context.

In 2022, the Mastercard Foundation in partnership with BRAC International (BI) started an initiative that will create positive and measurable impact for 1.2 million adolescent girls and young women and 9.5 million people across seven countries in East and West Africa, including Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and Uganda.

There is mounting urgency to support adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) living in poverty, which has been further amplified by the global pandemic. Through this partnership, scalable economic development approaches will be delivered in communities to foster the agency and voice of AGYW. They will have the opportunity to fulfill their aspirations, achieve sustainable livelihoods, and engage in advocacy issues.

In this regard, BRAC International is seeking applications from competent, dynamic and self-motivated individuals to fill the following position in Rwanda

Position: Program Officer

Job Location: Field Offices ( Nyanza,Huye, or Else)

Number of positions: 4

Contract nature: Two Year renewable depending on the performance 

Job Summary

Stichting BRAC International is looking for a  Program Officer ( Social Empowerment, Development and Livelihoods) will be responsible for enhancing targeted households with improved social-economic capabilities through social empowerment, and the establishment of Self-Help Groups focusing on Adolescent girls and boys, youths, young women and men and People Living with Disability to nature access to resilient livelihood opportunities by initiating agricultural based income generating activities, financial Inclusion and entrepreneurial skills within the communities of Huye and Nyanza. Specifically, S/he will be supporting the operation of Early Child Development, Youth Development Centres, asset transfers, Monitoring and evaluation, conducting rapid market assessments and increasing sustained access to incomes through Climate smart Agriculture and Village Savings and Loans Associations (VSLAs). S/He will play a pivotal role in providing technical and management support to project activities on facilitating sustainable livelihoods interventions as well as ensuring coordination with local government structures at the community level.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

The program officer will do the following:

  • Assist in developing and updating the project plan and support the project team in the implementation of social empowerment, social development and economic development activities including project identification, assessment and registration.
  • Facilitate the development of project progress documentation including not limit to weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reporting.
  • Lead and facilitate capacity building activities and skills development of adolescent girls and boys, youth, young women and men and persons with disabilities and any related activities.
  • Support the development of MEAL systems for collecting, tracking, analysing, and reporting the progress of project activities against targets and expected outcomes.
  • Day-to-day management of direct project participant database activities including participant tracking tools, contracts, timesheets, relevant equipment and coordination with the related stakeholders.
  • Coordinate the design and implementation of learning studies.
  • Ensure implementation of quality and timeliness of project participant activities through effective planning, monitoring, and reporting of progress against targets and indicators.
  • Participate and coordinate with MEAL department to conduct needs assessment process and provide support in participant identification and data collection.
  • Work closely with the Project Coordinator to ensure risks are appropriately managed, including financial, safety and security, programmatic, and reputational risks.
  • Ensure that policies and guidelines as laid down in BRAC International operational manuals and policies are adhered to at all times.
  • Ensure adherence to BRAC International Code of Conduct and Child Protection Policy and standards of integrity.
  • Facilitate community participation in project planning, implementation, and monitoring in coordination with the Area Manager, MEAL Officer and other project related staff.
  • Enhance positive relationships with community leaders and other stakeholders, ensuring that project activities are well-received and effectively communicated.
  • Contribute in maintaining a safe and positive working environment for all project staff and project participants.
  • Report immediately all project’s security challenges and incident reports and assist the Area Manager in the preparation of project reports including daily updates and weekly reports.
  • Support the Area Manager and field teams in all aspects of program implementation to ensure timely, Accurate, and thoughtful completion of deliverables.
  • Any other duties as assigned 

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Participate actively in community need assessment, stakeholder and vulnerability mapping
  • Collaborate with MEAL office at field level in regular data collection using appropriate tool
  • Facilitate community participation in project planning, implementation, and monitoring in coordination with the Area Manager, MEAL Officer and other project related staff.
  • Support the development of MEAL systems for collecting, tracking, analysing, and reporting the progress of project activities against targets and expected outcomes.
  • Monitor regular curriculum delivery in club and ensure participant attendance using BInsight M&E system
  • Safeguarding Responsibilities
    • Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the programme’s goals on safeguarding implementation
    • Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment
    • Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action
    • Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place and encourage others to do the same

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following or related fields: Social Sciences, Sociology, Psychology, International development, Agriculture, Education, Business related degrees
  • 2+ years relevant experience in implementing results-based social empowerment and social economic development activities
  • Demonstrated relevant technical skills in analyzing and interpreting quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Experience and knowledge of reporting procedures, program accountability best practices, guidelines, and tools for monitoring, evaluation and learning.
  • Ability to work well in a team and with various partner organizations
  • Ability to use a computer with proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, i.e., Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Kinyarwanda.
  • Ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks;
  • Willing to be able to travel within the working areas of Huye, Nyanza and other areas as required.
  • High degree of professionalism and ability to deal sensitively with confidential material;
  • Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills.
  • Success Factors
  • The successful Program Officer will combine exceptional technical skills and experience in maintaining community and government relationships. S/he will have previous experience in working in multi sectoral youth, education, livelihoods, and social development projects.
  • S/he will have an outstanding ability to design and provide technical oversight of innovative programs within the current and future program structure of BRAC International.
  • S/he will also have proven experience with cross-cultural team and capacity building, individual staff development and strong mentoring skills. The successful candidate will be able to provide oversight across the country portfolio.
  • S/he should be willing to travel to remote project locations, have a strong initiative to work in communities and vulnerable adolescent boys and girls, young women and men, support coordination with community leaders, and ensure high quality implementation and accountability.
  • He/She should have a driving license for motorcycle category A will be and added advantage.

Safeguarding Policy:

BRAC is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share the same commitment. We believe every stakeholder and every member of the communities we work with has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation – regardless of age, race, religion, and gender, status as an individual with a disability or ethnic origin. BRAC holds a zero-tolerance policy against sexual exploitation, discrimination, exploitation, abuse and harassment. Violations to stated policies will be subject to corrective action up to and including termination of contract.

If you feel you are the right match for the above-mentioned position, please follow the application instructions accordingly:

Candidates need to send a signed Cover letter in PDF format indicating the title of the position applied for, an updated CV mentioning educational grades, years of experience, and notarized copies of academic qualifications. All those documents should be sent through email: bracrwandareceruitment@gmail.com, Application deadline is 8th  January 2024

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning Officer at BRAC: (Deadline 11 January 2024)

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Introduction

BRAC International is a leading nonprofit organization with a mission to empower people and communities in situations of poverty, illiteracy, disease, and social injustice. Our approach is grounded in the conviction that people living in vulnerable situations can be agents of change if they are empowered with the tools, skills, and hope they need to change their lives. We design proven, scalable solutions that equip people with the support and confidence they need to achieve their potential. BRAC’s institutional expertise on successfully implemented programmes is applied across 10 countries, touching the lives of over 130 million people, where our models are adapted according to the country’s context.

In 2022, the Mastercard Foundation in partnership with BRAC International (BI) announcing an initiative that will create positive and measurable impact for 1.2 million adolescent girls and young women and 9.5 million people across seven countries in East and West Africa, including Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and Uganda.

There is mounting urgency to support adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) living in poverty, which has been further amplified by the global pandemic. Through this partnership, scalable economic development approaches will be delivered in communities to foster the agency and voice of AGYW. They will have the opportunity to fulfill their aspirations, achieve sustainable livelihoods, and engage in advocacy issues.

BRAC International will implement an integrated and holistic model to address the various life cycles of a young woman living in poverty, ensuring she is able to transition safely from adolescence to adulthood. She will be equipped with the appropriate skills, tools, and access to finance to effectively exercise her agency and build a fulfilling and productive livelihood.

In preparation for the launch of the program, BRAC International is seeking applications from competent, dynamic and self-motivated individuals to fill the following position in Rwanda

Position: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning Officer

Job Location: BRAC Field Office (Ruhango District)

Number of positions: 1

Contract nature: Two years renewable depending on the performance

Job Summary

The MEAL Officer provides support for successful monitoring and evaluation of the program, as well as for generating and translating evidence to inform programmatic adaptation. The MEAL Officer will be supervised by the Country MEAL Manager and contribute to the design and implementation of a monitoring, evaluation, research and learning system that integrates known standard best practices with innovative methods and is responsible for ensuring the functional integration of all MEAL activities as well as active collaboration with local partners. This individual contributes to building M&E capacity of staff and partners; and promotes local ownership and sustainability through participatory and empowerment methods.

Key Duties/Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Conduct field visits for data validation and to monitor the quality and completeness of data sets; coordinate data collection at project sites to monitor program development and ensure timely compilation and reporting of data; capture and document lessons learned; and champion the scaling up best practices
  • Design tools to collect sex and age disaggregated data and use gender-sensitive data collection methods to understand and respond to program results with diverse participants.
  • Participate in the facilitation of country and sector-level strategic planning sessions, assisting the program in the development of its annual plans.
  •  Contribute to the development and implementation of AIM MEL framework to ensure systemic change and systems strengthening.
  • Support the development of MEL systems for collecting, tracking, analyzing, and reporting the progress of the project activities against targets and expected outcomes
  • Train and guide the project team on MEL tools and processes.
  •  Assist with refining and implementing the program’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) plan across all program components including the identification of process, output, outcome indicators specific to AIM activities.
  •  Helps ensure the quality data monitoring, collection, collation, storage, analysis, and reporting.
  • Contribute to M&E capacity development of field staff, including continuous high quality technical assistance, training, mentoring and coaching to set up and implementing M&E systems, data quality management, basic data analysis, reporting, and using of data for decision-making.
  • Support the drafting of deliverables to donor in a timely manner, including program reporting, knowledge management and information sharing.
  • Coordinate the design and implementation of learning studies.
  •  Contribute to internal AIM Support virtual and in person events including developing content, facilitating sessions, and supporting planning and logistics.
  • Support the Area Manager and field teams in all aspects of program implementation to ensure timely, Accurate, and thoughtful completion of deliverables.
  • All other duties as assigned

Capacity Building and Mentoring:

  • Contribute to the knowledge management with best practices in M&E and ensure that it is accessible to all staff and partners.
  • Create and sustain a work environment of mutual respect where team members strive to achieve excellence.

Internal and External Coordination:

  • Active contributor and collaborator with Country counterparts to promote the use of M&E best practices to strengthen linkages with other internal resources, including learning platforms.
  • Safeguarding Responsibilities
    • Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the programme’s goals on safeguarding implementation
    • Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment
    • Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action
    • Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place and encourage others to do the same

Education and Experience:

  • Educational Qualification: Bachelor’s degree in any of the following or related fields: Monitoring and Evaluation, statistics, or economics experience in monitoring and evaluating program activities and outputs, in comparison to program objectives.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ work experience in project monitoring and evaluation, preference for M&E for Youth, Education, Livelihood Programs
  • Prior experience in carrying out surveys, conducting interviews, and undertaking assessments are essential.
  • knowledge of the major evaluation methodologies (qualitative, quantitative, mixed method, and impact) and data collection and analysis methodologies.
  • Knowledge of M&E and application of its tools, and systems – Proficient in the development of data entry programme, management, analysis and in using statistical analysis software (SPSS, STATA, Advanced Excel etc.) – Development of data collection tools
  • Experience with Kobo/ODK – Good command of Microsoft Access,
  • Experience in database development and system maintenance
  • Understanding of qualitative and quantitative indicators.
  • Creative and out-of-the-box thinking.
  • Excellent Analytical and report writing skills.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English required.
  • Computer database experience preferred.
  • Experience in the development of Logical Framework Analyses and in the conducting of Participatory Rural Appraisal is extremely desirable

Safeguarding Policy:

BRAC is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share the same commitment. We believe every stakeholder and every member of the communities we work with has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation – regardless of age, race, religion, and gender, status as an individual with a disability or ethnic origin. BRAC holds a zero-tolerance policy against sexual exploitation, discrimination, exploitation, abuse and harassment. Violations to stated policies will be subject to corrective action up to and including termination of contract.

If you feel you are the right match for the above-mentioned position, please follow the application instructions accordingly:

Candidates need to send a signed Cover letter in PDF format indicating the title of the position applied for, an updated CV mentioning educational grades, years of experience, and notarized copies of academic qualifications. All those documents should be sent through email: bracrwandarecruitment@gmail.com, Application deadline is 11 January 2024.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview.

Finance Officer at BRAC: (Deadline 11 January 2024)

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Introduction

BRAC International is a leading nonprofit organization with a mission to empower people and communities in situations of poverty, illiteracy, disease, and social injustice. Our approach is grounded in the conviction that people living in vulnerable situations can be agents of change if they are empowered with the tools, skills, and hope they need to change their lives. We design proven, scalable solutions that equip people with the support and confidence they need to achieve their potential. BRAC’s institutional expertise on successfully implemented programmes is applied across 10 countries, touching the lives of over 130 million people, where our models are adapted according to the country’s context.

In 2022, the Mastercard Foundation in partnership with BRAC International (BI) announcing an initiative that will create positive and measurable impact for 1.2 million adolescent girls and young women and 9.5 million people across seven countries in East and West Africa, including Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and Uganda.

There is mounting urgency to support adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) living in poverty, which has been further amplified by the global pandemic. Through this partnership, scalable economic development approaches will be delivered in communities to foster the agency and voice of AGYW. They will have the opportunity to fulfill their aspirations, achieve sustainable livelihoods, and engage in advocacy issues.

BRAC International will implement an integrated and holistic model to address the various life cycles of a young woman living in poverty, ensuring she is able to transition safely from adolescence to adulthood. She will be equipped with the appropriate skills, tools, and access to finance to effectively exercise her agency and build a fulfilling and productive livelihood.

In preparation for the launch of the program, BRAC International is seeking applications from competent, dynamic and self-motivated individuals to fill the following position in Rwanda 

Job Location: BRAC Field Office

Number of positions: 1

Contract nature: Two years renewable depending on the performance 

Job Summary

The finance officer position will support the Finance department’s management of accounting systems, policies, and procedures in compliance with accounting standards, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), donor’s rules and regulations, and legal requirements to support high-quality programs serving the vulnerable. As part of an experienced finance team, the finance officer will help coordinate daily financial activities through the duties outlined below.

Key Duties/Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Provide operational oversight function on cash/bank transactions in the finance unit
  • Ensure accuracy of all data required for processing financial transactions to right charts of accounts into the ERP system (SBI CLOUD).
  • Follow up and review all project-related travel requests and liquidations in line with travel policy.
  • Prepare bank reconciliation statements on a monthly basis for review by the Finance manager timely.
  • Monitor balances in account receivables and payables, prepare reports on material exceptions to policies or identify long outstanding ones for corrective actions.
  • Ensure that all statutory deductions such as Withholding Tax (WHT) are promptly remitted to the relevant statutory authority monthly
  • Assist in conducting training on financial matters for the project team when necessary.
  • Support the preparation of monthly and end-of-project financial reports and update notes and ICP forms into the FCCS system.
  • Support Finance Manager to ensure high standard of financial stewardship in both country office and field offices
  • Assisting Finance manager in maintaining books, accounts and other financial records for third part reconciliation and inter company reconciliation.
  • Reviewing the correctness and adequate of accounting documents before making payments
  • Preparing all payments, cash withdrawal by bank and clearing advances
  • Undertaking all transactions at bank (preparing transfers, receiving bank debit and credit advice, bank statement every month or where required)
  • Coordinating with cashier to record all receipt vouchers, payments paid in cash to the ledger.
  • Preparing donor reports and make sure to be delivered within deadline.
  • Performing cost allocation of accounts to put into vouchers
  • Posting into the ERP system on daily basis.
  • Prepare donor proposal and budgets and submit them timely
  • Ensuring accounting documents/files for audit
  • Preparing fund request for field office
  • Dealing with customers include bank, visitor, consultant and staff on finance and accounting when required
  • Perform Any other duties as assigned by the line supervisor
  • Safeguarding Responsibilities
    • Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the programme’s goals on safeguarding implementation
    • Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment
    • Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action
    • Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place and encourage others to do the same

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance / Accounting, Professional Accounting qualification from any recognized institute and Master’s would be an advantage.
  • Having any other professional degree on finance or accounting will add advantage.
  • Minimum 2 years work experience in the relevant field.
  • Working for any other international or local NGO will also add advantage
  • Strong fluency with excel formulas and functions.
  • Strong analytical and data gathering skills
  • Principles of budgetary administration
  • Financial control and monitoring
  • Principles and practices of cash flow analysis and cost accounting.
  • Financial, statistical and comparative analysis and formulas.
  • Financial planning, forecasting, organizing, teamwork and collaboration.
  • Experience and knowledge of reporting procedures, program accountability best practices, guidelines, and tools for monitoring, evaluation and learning.
  • Ability to work well in a team and with various partner organizations
  • Ability to use a computer with proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, i.e., Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Kinyarwanda.
  • Ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks;
  • Willing to be able to travel within the working areas of Huye, Nyanza and other areas as required.
  • High degree of professionalism and ability to deal sensitively with confidential material;
  • Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills.

Safeguarding Policy:

BRAC is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share the same commitment. We believe every stakeholder and every member of the communities we work with has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation – regardless of age, race, religion, and gender, status as an individual with a disability or ethnic origin. BRAC holds a zero-tolerance policy against sexual exploitation, discrimination, exploitation, abuse and harassment. Violations to stated policies will be subject to corrective action up to and including termination of contract.

If you feel you are the right match for the above-mentioned position, please follow the application instructions accordingly:

Candidates need to send a signed Cover letter in PDF format indicating the title of the position applied for, an updated CV mentioning educational grades, years of experience, and notarized copies of academic qualifications. All those documents should be sent through email: bracrwandarecruitment@gmail.com, Application deadline is 11 January 2024.

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