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Victoria University of Wellington Doctoral Scholarship 2024: (Deadline 1 March, 2024)

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Victoria University of Wellington Doctoral Scholarship 2024: (Deadline 1 March, 2024)

These scholarships are intended to encourage and support doctoral study (PhD) at Victoria University of Wellington.

To encourage postgraduate research Victoria University of Wellington offers scholarships to those about to begin their doctoral studies. These scholarships are awarded on academic merit and are open to New Zealand and international students in any discipline.

About Victoria University of Wellington

Wellington Doctoral Scholarship

Application Deadline01 Mar 2024
Value$29,500
Country to studyNew Zealand
School to studyVictoria University of Wellington
TypePhD
Course to studyView courses
SponsorVictoria University of Wellington
GenderMen and Women

Aim and Benefits of Wellington Doctoral Scholarship

$29,500 stipend annually plus tuition fees.

Wellington Doctoral Scholarship Courses

Requirements for Wellington Doctoral Scholarship Qualification

These scholarships are open to graduates of any university within or outside of New Zealand who intend to enrol full time for a Doctorate (PhD) or who have commenced their doctoral study at Victoria University of Wellington. Please note: It is very important to refer to the website for regulations and further process requirements regarding an application for this scholarship.

Interview date, Process and Venue for Wellington Doctoral Scholarship

Selection process

Final selection is made by the Victoria Research Scholarships Committee on those applicants who have been put forward by the relevant School and Faculty.

Offers of Wellington Doctoral Scholarships will be made approximately six weeks after each closing date in March, July and November of the year of application. As some applicants may decline an offer further offers may be made, it is possible that some applicants will not be finally notified of the success or otherwise of their applications three months after application.

Application Deadline

1 March, 2024

How to Apply

Information on applying to do a Doctorate at Victoria University of Wellington and apply for funding to do so is also available from the Wellington Faculty of Graduate Research website. General information about doctoral study is also available from this website.

For more details, visit OFFICIAL LINK

Commonwealth Distance-Learning Scholarships for Developing Countries 2024: (Deadline 28 March, 2024)

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Commonwealth Distance-Learning Scholarships for Developing Countries 2024: (Deadline 28 March, 2024)

Commonwealth Distance-Learning Scholarships for Developing Countries 2024: (Deadline 28 March, 2024)

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are offered for citizens of certain developing Commonwealth countries. These scholarships are funded by the Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), to contribute to the UK’s international development aims and wider overseas interests, supporting excellence in UK higher education, and sustaining the principles of the Commonwealth.

These scholarships are offered under six themes:

  1. Science and technology for development
  2. Strengthening health systems and capacity
  3. Promoting global prosperity
  4. Strengthening global peace, security and governance
  5. Strengthening resilience and response to crises
  6. Access, inclusion and opportunit

About Commonwealth Foundation (CF)

The Commonwealth Foundation (CF) is an intergovernmental organisation that was established by the Commonwealth Heads of Government in 1966, a year after its sister organisation, the Commonwealth Secretariat. The Foundation is located at Marlborough House in London, a former royal palace which was assigned for the use of these Commonwealth institutions by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Head of the Commonwealth. As the Commonwealth agency for civil society, the Foundation is funded by 49 member states to support … read more

Distance-Learning Scholarships

Application Deadline28 Mar 2024
Country to studyUnited Kingdom
TypeMasters
SponsorCommonwealth Foundation (CF)
GenderMen and Women

Requirements for Distance-Learning Scholarships Qualification

To apply for these scholarships, you must:

  • Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person
  • Be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country
  • Hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard; a lower qualification and sufficient relevant experience may be considered in certain cases
  • Be unable to afford to study your chosen course without this scholarship.

The CSC aims to identify talented individuals who have the potential to make change. We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity and non-discrimination, and encourage applications from a diverse range of candidates.

Interview date, Process and Venue for Distance-Learning Scholarships

Selection Criteria: 

Selection criteria include:

  • Academic merit of the candidate
  • Potential impact of the work on the development of the candidate’s home country

Application Deadline

28 March, 2024

How to Apply

The CSC’s online application form is now open.

  • You should apply to study an eligible Master’s course at a UK university that is participating in the Distance Learning scheme. Click here for a list of participating universities and eligible courses.
  • You must also secure admission to your course in addition to applying for a Distance Learning Scholarship. You must check with your chosen university for their specific advice on when to apply, admission requirements, and rules for applying. You must make your application using the CSC’s online application system, in addition to any other application that you are required to complete by your chosen university. The CSC will not accept any applications that are not submitted via the online application system.
  • You can apply for more than one course and/or to more than one university, but you may only accept one offer of a Distance Learning Scholarship.

For more details, visit OFFICIAL LINK

3 Job Positions at Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA): (Deadline 3 March 2024)

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3 Job Positions at Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA): (Deadline 3 March 2024)

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Volunteer Program Officer at Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA): (Deadline 3 March 2024)

KOREA INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AGENCY (KOICA)

RWANDA OFFICE

Plot No. 10050, Nyarutarama, Kigali, Rwanda

February 20, 2024

JOB DESCRIPTIONS

Background
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) was founded as a government agency on April 1, 1991, under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to implement Korea’s grants and technical cooperation programs in Korea’s partner countries. The Agency is also promoting sustainable development in developing countries while strengthening partnerships with a diverse range of stakeholders and development partners.KOICA started its first development cooperation with the Government of Rwanda in 2006, and the KOICA Rwanda Office was officially established in 2011, as an attache to the Embassy of the Republic of Korea to the Republic of Rwanda, to extend and strengthen its development activities in the country.Located in the compound of the Korean Embassy, KOICA Rwanda Office is constantly seeking to enhance its performance, relations and engagement with various stakeholders involved in development.
KOICA Rwanda Office is therefore looking for competent candidates for the position of Volunteer Program Officer.



Vision
Contributing to poverty reduction and sustainable development of the Republic of Rwanda in line with Vision 2050 of the Republic of Rwanda and Country Partnership Strategy of the Republic of Korea; further strengthening the partnership of the two countries
Volunteer Program Officer (1)
Duties and Responsibilities:Support KOICA WFK volunteer trainingSupport the immigration of new and existing KOICA dispatched staffs and volunteersSupport WFK events, such as regular workshops and conferencesResolve safety and security issues involving WFK volunteersEngage with partners to check on volunteer activitiesPerform other administrative tasks as assigned and directed by the management.Minimum Academic/Work Experience requirement:Academic requirement:(Mandatory) Bachelor’s Degree(Preferred) Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Sciences, Business Administration, Public Administration, Communications, International Development, Development Studies or related fields.Work requirementMinimum 5 years’ experience in related duties.Required Skills and Competencies:Having previous job experiences with international organizations or Korean organizations is a strong advantage.Good command of English and Kinyarwanda with effective communication skills;Excellent computer skills (MS office, PowerPoint and Publisher as well as other Software products for content management and social media platforms.Strong work ethics (timeliness, collaboration, and integrity), timely reporting, and customer-oriented attitude.Good Communication and organizing skillsDetails of duties and responsibilitiesJobDescriptionScope of WorkOutputVolunteer Partnershipand assistanceEngage with volunteer host organizations and manage issuesCommunicate and coordinate with WFK partners and volunteers .Support WFK volunteer trainingSupport the immigration of new and existing staff and volunteersSupport WFK events, such as regular workshops and conferences.Resolve safety and security issues involving WFK volunteersEngage with partners to check on volunteer activitiesContact and arrange meetings with host organizations and co-workers to check what and how volunteers are doing.Stakeholder Engagement Report Issue Report (if necessary)Prepare, support, and arrange volunteers’ in-country training in collaboration with the responsible Coordinator and the team.Support visa issuance, permits, and other matters related to immigration of personnel from Korea.Progress and quarterly reportsPrepare, support, and arrange volunteer workshops and conferences in collaboration with the responsible CoordinatorPR and Communication plans and strategiesRespond to requests for assistance from volunteers to resolve any issues involving their safety and security.Issue ReportEngage with host organizations and volunteers through emails, phones, and other means to make notifications and provide information.Stakeholder Engagement ReportOthersArrange and support medical check-ups of Staff and Volunteers as well as volunteer vaccinationsSupport office affairs, including workshops, business trips, etcPerform other duties as assigned and directed by the managementProvide all supports related to medical checkups of staff and volunteers including scheduling and collecting necessary requirements.Support office activities whenever appropriate and possible.Quarterly Progress Reports

Job Application procedure

  1. Interested candidates are required to submit an application letter addressed to Country Director of KOICA Rwanda Office, enclosed and sealed with
    1. Questionnaire,
    2. Job application summary and
    3. Detailed C.V.,
    4. Notarized copy of degree certificates and
    5. Past work certificates in related field
  2. The application documents mentioned above (1 – 5) should be submitted to the reception of the KOICA Rwanda Office in Plot No. 10050, 34 KG 13 Ave. Nyarutarama, Kigali or Office email (rwanda@koica.go.kr) by 17:00pm on Monday 3 of March, 2024.
  3. The Questionnaire, job application summary and detailed C.V. must be written within 2 pages in English otherwise the application will be disqualified.
  4. The relevant experience will only be effective with a hard copy of the certificates presented at submission and candidates must not be in employment elsewhere when accepting the job offer.
  5. Submitted copies of letter and documents are not to be returned. Only Successful candidates will be contacted and sit for interview 12 of March 2024. The interview schedule may change depending on circumstances and other unavoidable reasons.
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7 Job Positions at Raising The Village: (Deadline 1 March 2024) 

7 Job Positions at Raising The Village: (Deadline 1 March 2024) 

27 Job Positions at Raising The Village: (Deadline 1 March 2024)4 Job Positions of Project Assistant at Raising The Village: (Deadline 1 March 2024)

 
Job Title:Project Assistant (4 Vacancies)Department/Group:ProgramsReporting to:
 
Project OfficerYears of Experience2+ YearsLocation:RTV Kigali Office Travel Required:Up to 90%Job DescriptionAbout Raising The VillageWe are Raising The Village (RTV) – an international development organization and a registered charity – on a mission to end ultra-poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa. Raising The Village is a fastgrowing organization on an accelerated growth path. We have 120+ national staff in Uganda, 7 staff in Rwanda and a team of 8 people in North America working together to lift communities out of ultra-poverty in last-mile villages. We operate at the intersection of direct implementation and advanced data analytics to inform progress, decision-making, and impact. Our programs are focused on removing scarcity barriers, increasing and diversifying incomes, and ensuring sustained outcomes through 24-month partnership with last-mile villages and local governments. We work in the thematic areas of agriculture, WASH, Financial Inclusion through a gender transformative and community-driven development approach.
 
To date we have supported more than 665,000 people through our innovative holistic approach and are on track to expand to reaching one million people annually in the region by 2027.We have achieved this tremendous growth with the support of our incredible partners from all around the globe who believe in our model and impact. Find out more about our programs and impact at: www.raisingthevillage.org.Responsibilities Project Implementation
  • Conduct project design review meetings with respective partner villages and provide feedback as required to update project designs and budgets prior to implementation;Coordinate and co-facilitate training activities including but not limited to financial literacy and behavior and mindset change, water and health sanitation, village savings and loans associations, agriculture, livestock care and management and health outreaches, etc.Responsible to implement RTV’s project methodologies with the purpose of increasing household income and reducing extreme poverty as per project designs;Develop and submit list of required goods and services for project implementation to the procurement and logistics officer;Responsible to verify goods/inputs prior to distribution;Conduct project follow-up and provide support and guidance to community groups and individual households to ensure project compliance continuation.Identify potential risks and issues and provide mitigation measures and recommendations for improvements;Conduct regular meetings with leadership and community members on performance, participation, and perceptions of RTV based projects.

Reporting and Administration 

    Develop and manage work plans;Complete field reporting on a weekly basis and provide support with information sharing for donor reporting and proposal writing as might be required;Attend and participate in weekly staff meetings as well as cluster team meetings to highlight issues and success and outline next steps;Complete weekly financial request, submissions and accountabilities to the Senior Project Officer;Take photographs and share them for data repository.

Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Providing feedback and recommendations to the Project Officer and Senior Project Officer, and the program team to improve RTV’s way of work;Provide suggestions to management on potential activities that need to be redone, reviewed or introduced to ensure sustainability of RTV projects, methodologies and improvement in the lives of community members.

Note: Other requirements might be required by their direct supervisor and/or management.Required QualificationsTechnical and Administrative Skills:

  • Strong training & facilitation skills;Strong communication skills, both verbal and written English;Fluent in local languages where RTV works;Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs i.e. Word and ExcelUnderstanding of Community Based Development PrinciplesOrganizes work effectively while remaining aware of changing priorities and deadlines;Able to work independently to accomplish tasks, but also as part of a team to achieve mutual goals and objectives;Able to think outside of the box to provide plausible solutions to issues and challenges;Strong work ethic, flexible, and able to build relationships with various stakeholders most notably colleagues, and community members;Able to keep a positive attitude in a fast-paced and challenging environment;Energetic and physically able to hike high to hike high terrain;Able to travel approximately 90% of time;Ability to ride a motorbike would be a strong advantage.

 Education and Experience 

    Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Social Work, Humanities, Community Development, or related field of studyMinimum of two (2) year of relevant work experience at the village level

Raising The Village is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We highly encourage women candidates to apply.

CLICK HERE TO APPLYProcurement & Logistics Officer at Raising The Village: (Deadline 1 March 2024)

Job Title:Procurement & Logistics Officer 

Department/Group:OperationsReporting To:Senior Officer- Procurement & Logistics OfficerYears of Experience
 
5+ yearsLocation:RTV Kigali OfficeTravel Required:40% Job DescriptionRaising The Village provides a combination community-based projects to address the immediate needs of households living in extreme poverty to support them in building their foundation for long-term household income development. Raising The Village is committed to building affordable and effective poverty solutions which deliver lasting outcomes.Overall ResponsibilitiesThe Procurement & Logistics Officer plays an important role within RTV. He/she is responsible for all Operational activities for Raising The Village which includes; acquisition of goods and services; fleet management; stores and inventory management, facilities management as well as assets management in a timely manner and within the budget.Specific Roles/Responsibilities Procurement
 
    Ensure that all RTV procurement of goods and services is completed according to the established Standard Operating Procedures at all times and completed within the timeframes stipulated in the policy and programmes department work plans.Ensure quick, efficient and supportive services for projects is provided with communication/feedback regarding difficulties and concerns.Prepare, maintain and file all documents related to Operations for audit purposes (such as Purchase Request Forms; Request for Quotations; Comparative Bid Analysis; Purchase Orders, contracts  and all Tender documents) electronically.Ensure an accurate and detailed monthly operational tracking report is prepared and circulated to Procurement & Logistics Officer, Country Manager, District Heads and the Head of Operations.Ensure that procured goods are received, registered and dispatched in an efficient and accountable manner.Periodically conduct supplier performance evaluation of the provided services and include observations, challenges and suggested solutions in the report for future use/improvement of logistics related practices.In line with the programmes procurement requests, prepare a consolidated programme procurement plan based on the project design.Manage supplier pre-qualification processes and contracts.Negotiate pricing and supply contracts for better deals.Maintain an updated price list / catalogs of all operational and frequently procured items.Adhere and implement Operational policies and procedures in accordance with RTV standards.Provide technical support and supervision to the Administrative Assistant.Suggest updates to the Operational policies, procedures and SOPs based on best practices as might be required

Inventory Management

  • Ensure that all items moving through stores are handled in accordance with RTV policies and procedures and in a timely manner.Maintain proper store documentation for all project materials/items; and keep updated stock management documents at all times.Support the nominated district operations support persons to ensure proper housekeeping of the stores.Produce a monthly stock report and share with Operations and implementation department to faclitate efficient use of items in the store while aiding re-stocking.

Fleet management

  • Ensure that all vehicles and motorcycles at RTV are in an optimal operating condition and monitor performance standards of selected garages to ensure value for money repairs.Ensure that the RTV motor vehicle and fleet of motor cycles are handled within RTV policies and that a comprehensive fleet report is produced with an analysis of fuel consumption and general maintenance to ensure cost effectives of operations.Ensure appropriate use, maintenance and repair of the motor vehicle, motor cycles and generators.Review and submit monthly fuel and repair cost reports with analysis that guides management decision making.

Asset Management

  • Oversee implementation of RTV assets/property policy inclusive of asset register updating, reporting, asset movement and ensure appropriate filing of all relevant documents.Support the disposal of assets for the RTV to ensure that proper procedures are followed; disposals are conducted in time and in a transparent manner.Oversee proper management and maintenance of assets i.e. vehicles, motorcycles, furniture, fixtures and fittings, generators etcEnsure that an accurate monthly asset register is produced to  facilitate assets tracking.Ensure that all assets are tagged/labelled and a proper record kept in the asset tracking system.

Facilities Management

  • Responsible for general office administration for proper and efficient space allocation and utilization, following up and addressing grievances raised by staff concerning staff hygiene, welfare, safety and security etcResponsible for general office administration addressing issues like office space, safety and security, utility bills, follow-up on repairs needed with external service providers and the landlord to ensure works are done and are value for moneyManage and maintain the contracts/lease agreements for office rents in the lease tracker.

General 

    Ensure that all staff are appropriately briefed on key aspects of logistics so as to improve the services provided and communication between teams.Raise Operations related challenges to management.Recommend and advise on improvements or changes to the procedures as a means of strengthening best practice.Perform any other duties in line with logistics/procurement as will be requested by the supervisor.

Required Qualifications:Technical skills 

  • Solid knowledge and understanding of logistics procedures, policies, and systems;Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office suites;Ability to negotiate, establish and administer contracts;Excellent English verbal and written communication skills;Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently;Ability to build relationships and work effectively within teams;Strong negotiation and organization skills;Ability to multi task, work in fast paced environments and meet competing deadlinesAbility to travel 40% of the time to RTV field operations.

Education and experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics/Procurement/Business Administration or related field.A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.Should have a clear understanding of procurement ethics. 

Raising The Village is committed to Equity and Inclusion in the workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer

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1PEAL Officer at Raising The Village: (Deadline 1 March 2024)

Job SummaryThe PEAL officer will be responsible for the planning and evaluation of the projects. He/She will ensure efficient and effective resource allocation to help increase household income and production for RTV partner communities within Rwanda.This role will include supporting and advancing the RTV expansion activities within Rwanda, collaboration with the implementation team to ensure impactful designs and frameworks, coordinating M&E field activities to ensure quality data being collected and managing field supervisors.The PEAL Officer will also be primarily responsible for disseminating performance reports and tracking project implementation activities.Duties and Responsibilities

Job title:PEAL officerDepartment:Planning Learning & EvaluationReporting to:Project ManagerExperience:3-5 yearsLocation:Nyabihu District, RwandaTravel Required:40%Immediate supervisor:Senior PEAL Officer

 
  • Conduct cost effective and efficient project resource allocations to achieve optimal impact in RTV’s partner communitiesDevelop a clear project M&E Plan. Ensure activity scheduling for all data collection activities with a clear dissemination plan of key recommendations.Collate, Package and disseminate learning and evidence from RTV’s programmes which can be used to drive improved practices at household and community level within Uganda. S/He is in charge of Collating information for learning and making it available to leadership for sharing to local government development stakeholders.Lead in the project designing of Rwanda projects. Data driven designsWork collaboratively with the RTV expansion team to achieve the target beneficiary reach in Uganda and beyond.Support project monitoring and evaluation activities and ensure the implementation activities are being followed according to the project design.Undertake Research and Innovation programs/Initiatives to drive project efficiency.Support the development of field-based tracking tools to be used by PEAL for project monitoring, evaluation and reporting.Work collaboratively with the PEAL analytics unit to develop project pilot concepts and their evaluation metrics to inform future projects.Other duties as required by your Supervisor/Team Leader and/or Management

Qualifications and Experience

  • University degree in Statistics, Social sciences, Population studies or related field.Proven experience in planning and designing for projects.Post graduate qualification in Monitoring & Evaluation is an added advantage.Proven experience in designing projects for last mile communities.Proficient in Microsoft suite, especially Excel, Word and PPT.Data analysis and visualization apps like Stata, Alteryx, Tableau, PowerBi, ArcGIS.

Desirable attributes & Skills

  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills.Fluent in the local language, Kinyarwanda.Ability to execute and track tasks effectively while remaining aware of changing priorities and competing deadlines.Accurate completion of multiple tasks while taking into consideration special assignments, frequent interruptions, changing priorities and competing deadlinesExcellent interpersonal relations. Ability to establish, build and maintain effective working relationships with staff and clients to provide supportStrong training & facilitation skills

Raising The Village is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We highly encourage female candidates to apply.   

CLICK HERE TO APPLYDriver at Raising The Village: (Deadline 1 March 2024)

Job Title:Driver/MechanicDepartment/Group:OperationsReporting To:Procurement and Logistics OfficerYears of Experience5+ yearsLocation:Rwanda in Country/Nyabihu DistrictTravel Required:70%Job DescriptionOverall ResponsibilitiesThe Driver/ with basic Mechanic hands on skills will be responsible for driving and maintaining Raising The Village vehicle within and outside the program areas as will be required by management. The Driver is expected to adhere to the policies of the RTV.Specific Role/Responsibilities

  • Drive and maintain the organization vehicle.Carry out basic security checks on the vehicle before each trip and at the end of the day (battery water, fuel & oil levels, radiator water, Tyre pressure/condition, etc.).Ensure the vehicle meets the maintenance schedule and informs the Supervisor of any faults as and when they occur.Initiate and carry out any repairs required on the vehicle; organize and coordinate larger repairs with reputable garages with supervisor’s approval.Maintain neat & accurate record of all journeys in the vehicle log book.Carry out the daily vehicle check and inventory.Report immediately any damage or accident to the Supervisor following correct procedures in case of an accident, incident or complaint(s).Ensure the vehicle is kept clean and tidy always.Ensure that the vehicle is only used for RTV approved purposes.Respect traffic regulation as per the Road Transport and Traffic regulation.Take responsibility for collection, storage, transport and final delivery of all goods in the vehicle.Take responsibility for passenger safety by ensuring that Safety Belts are used at all times by all passengers.Ensure the First Aid Box is placed in the vehicle and stocked with the necessary items.Ensure that fuel utilization is within range as per motor vehicle policy.No answering phone calls or texting while driving.Able to manage driving long journeys

Personal qualities:

  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to be a strong team player.Present professional conduct and exercise professional judgment.Excellent and demonstrable organizational skills.High levels of honesty, integrity and flexibility.Respectful of RTV’s code of ethics, including appropriate dress code.Able to manage personal schedule to not interfere with professional work, especially when preparing for long journeys.Fluent Kinyarwanda,Desirable languages, French and English

Related requirements:

  • Ordinary Level Certificate, or it’s equivalence from TVE is a MUST.At least five (5+) years’ experience as a Driver working in the cities and upcountry rural districts with recognized institutions.A minimum of valid driving licenses, with Classes; B or D. Qualified to drive any vehicle to licensed to carry a maximum of 8 Persons.Good command of Kinyarwanda, and any of the official languages spoken in Rwanda is an advantage.Willing to travel to remote areas with poor road conditions, ability to work flexibly including weekends and willingness to travel and work in both urban (city) and rural locations and live in basic conditions.The driver requiring prescription glasses must wear them at all times when drivingVery good knowledge and application of the country’s Traffic and road Transport Regulations.Accountable & responsive within areas of responsibilities.

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5 Job Positions of Agriculture Sales Officers at Urwego Bank PLC: (Deadline 8 March 2024)

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5 Job Positions of Agriculture Sales Officers at Urwego Bank PLC: (Deadline 8 March 2024)

15 Job Positions of Agriculture Sales Officers at Urwego Bank PLC: (Deadline 8 March 2024)

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Mission 

To provide a ladder of opportunity to underserved communities in Rwanda, as we proclaim and live the Gospel of Jesus Christ.  

Method 

We share the hope of Christ as we provide financial services and biblically based training that restore dignity and break the cycle of poverty. 

Motivation 

The love of Jesus Christ motivates us to identify with those living in poverty and be His hands and feet as we strive to glorify God. 

Agriculture Sales Officers (5) 

Urwego Bank Plc provides financial services to the people of Rwanda motivated by Jesus Christ’s call to serve those in need. Its mission is to achieve economic spiritual transformation in the lives of the underserved, using financial services and tested trainings as we share Jesus Christ’s love. Urwego Bank wishes to recruit five (5) qualified, competent, committed, and initiative-taking Agriculture Sales Officers to support the sales business in Rubavu, Gakenke, Kabarore, Gicumbi & Musanze. 

Department: Business Department 

Reporting to: Sales Team leader 

JOB SUMMARY       

The Agriculture Sales Officers (ASOs) will mobilise and market the agriculture product in the cooperatives or individual customers around the working area. ASOs will ensure the agricultural products are relevant to the target market and Urwego’s mission as well as financially sustainable with credit risk managed appropriately. The ASO will work with branch leadership to grow the existing portfolio and strengthen agricultural business partnerships. The ASO will also be responsible for mobilising and recruiting new agriculture clients. Maintaining the existing clients. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Agriculture Product selling and marketing. 

  1. Work with Branch leadership in close collaboration with agriculture sales manager to grow portfolio in assigned working area.
  2. Work closely and build relationship with off takers and district cooperative officers to manage and reduce the risks that may associate with poor cooperative leadership. Strongly understand good agriculture practices and agriculture seasons
  3. Ensure agriculture products are financially sustainable.
  4. Originate agriculture loans, prepare agriculture loan files, and analyse the risks that may cause the loan to underperform and reduce those risks.
  5. Identify key agriculture product risks and communicate mitigants to the supervisor. Regularly update the agriculture loan monitoring tool to minimize the risks in the value chain.
  6. Understand agriculture value chain financing models to grow portfolio and reduce the risks associated with it.

Portfolio Quality 

  1. Regularly monitor the quality of the agriculture product portfolio, utilizing PAR as the primary measure of portfolio quality and keeping PAR 30 below 5% on average.
  2. Work with Branch leadership, Agriculture sales Manager to address portfolio quality shortcomings, including default management, through regularly review, update Agric Loan monitoring tool.
  3. Regularly visit cooperatives to understand the field challenges, find out the solution, and share the field updates to Branch manager and agriculture program manager.

Profitability and Growth 

  1. Collaborate with different stakeholders, cooperatives, and offtakes to understand the needs of the clients to keep Urwego on the top of lending industry in agriculture sector.
  2. Provide all the needed agriculture practices trainings to ensure high yield to cooperatives and growth portfolio.
  3. Strategically market Urwego agriculture product to ensure all the cooperatives in area understand the product very well.

Stakeholder and Partner Relationships 

The Agriculture Sales Officer will partner with the Service Delivery staff to grow existing and develop new agricultural business lines. 

  1. Serve as a key representative of the bank to partners and non-partners in providing expertise and funding focused on agriculture products.
  2. Grow relationships with strategic partners and potential partners supporting agriculture lending.

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Personal confession of faith in Jesus Christ and commitment to the mission and vision of Urwego Bank Plc
  • Bachelor’s degree in agronomy, agri-business, Animal production or related field 1 or more years of experience in agricultural lending, preferably in the following value-chains Coffee, Irish Potato, Rice, Maize, chilli, French beans, tomatoes, piggery, poultry & dairy
  • Experience in agricultural credit risk assessment and management.

  • Experience in field mobilisation and cooperative relationship.
  • Ability to source, negotiate and manage partnership agreements.
  • Proven training skills

How to apply:  

Please submit the following documents to urwegohr@urwegobank.com. Please send the documents as one folder with the position you are applying for as the subject. In your application, please indicate exactly which branch you would like to work.  

  • Motivation/application letter explaining your suitability for the position.
  • Curriculum vitae (CV) and a copy of academic documents.
  • Two referees that are not blood relatives with their full address/contact.
  • Notarized Academic Documents

  • Recommendation from your church pastor or priest whichever applies.
  • Copy of your National ID
  • Statement of Faith.
  • Criminal Record Form from Irembo.

Deadline for application: Friday 8th March 2024 5 PM 

Applicants should preferably be resident in the area where the job is located or possess proven knowledge of the job location. 

Only shortlisted Candidates shall be contacted for the test and interview. 

Thank you. 

Urwego Bank PLC 

Head of Human Resources, Organisation, Development and Administration at SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda: (Deadline: 11 March 2024)

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Head of Human Resources, Organisation, Development and Administration at SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda: (Deadline: 11 March 2024)

1Head of Human Resources, Organisation, Development and Administration at SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda: (Deadline: 11 March 2024)

Vacancy announcement

Position Title:Head of Human Resources, Organisation, Development and Administration

Vacant position: 1 person

Type of contract: Full Time

Working location: National Office/Kigali

Supervisor: National Director

Deadline: 11 March 2024

SOS Children’s Villages located in Rwanda wishes to recruit Head of HROD and Administration who will oversee and supervise the Human Resources, Organisation, Development and Administration Department.

The position of Head of HROD and Administration supports SOS’s mission and goals.

As a member of the National Management Team, the Head of HROD & Administration actively participates in developing and implementing the national strategy and plans and ensures their implementation particularly in the field of HROD and Administration

The Head of HROD & Administration provides advice, services that support the work and decisions of the National Director, the National Management Team, Programmes managers/advisors and the entire staff community regarding HROD & Administration.

He/she is fully responsible and leads the HR cycle but also develops and implements all plans related to procurement, logistics, maintenance in compliance with related policies and procedures

S/he will also be responsible and managing the organisation’s procurement in order to strategize with team members to cut procurement expenses. He will strongly contribute to processes that lead to enhanced organisation development and leadership.

The Head of HORD & Admin will also be fully responsible and leads the HR cycle but also develops and implements all plans related to procurement, logistics, maintenance in compliance with related policies and procedures.

I. Human Resources, Organizational & Development role

1. Key responsibilities:

Key responsibilities include coordinating staff employment matters, and ensuring that established guidelines, policies and procedures are complied with in staff recruitment, orientation and management, with particular reference to the SOS Human Resource policy guidelines; development of systems for managing staff performance, reward and motivation; development of HR policies; aligning local HR practices to international practices and standards; implementing HR manual, as well as communicating and orienting staff on new or amended HR policies.

S/he will lead the staff training and development function, seeking and implementing programmes that help staff to gain new skills and sharpen their abilities for better performance.  Through balanced action, s/he will be an advocate for both staff concerns and relations, and the organisation’s desired direction.  She / he will apply knowledge of current labour laws into the NA staff conditions of service.  She / he will also be strongly involved in matters of staff counselling and discipline, ensuring that staff get the up-building advice, and that such cases are conducted with due fairness.  She will constantly seek information and resources on a wide range of topics of HR importance, and promptly communicate them to management in order to support them in their day-to-day responsibilities.

Owing to the highly sensitive and strategic nature of what is involved, the position of Head of HROD shall regularly consult, and work very closely with the National Director on major aspects of his/ her work, also advising him on various HR matters.  She/ he will also support the development of major management-improvement projects.  For all purposes of this position, a high degree of confidentiality will be required.

Provides advice, services that support the work and decisions National Director, the National Management Team, Programmes managers/advisors and the entire staff community regarding.

As a member of the National Management Team and the leader for Strategic Initiative One Movement, the Head of HROD & Administration actively participates in developing and implementing the national strategy and plans and ensures their implementation particularly in the field of HROD and Administration.

He/she is fully responsible and leads the HR cycle but also develops and implements all plans related to procurement, logistics, maintenance in compliance with related policies and procedures.

II. Administration role

1. Procurement area:

  • Develop, implement and maintain procurement strategies for the efficient and effective management.
  • Provide direction and advice to management and staff regarding procurement and drive/initiate the reform and effectiveness of ongoing procurement policies and procedures.
  • Optimizing procurement processes for increased efficiency and cost savings

2. Logistic area:

  • S/he will be responsible for planning and directing logistics personnel and systems.
  • Provide direction and advice to management and staff regarding logistic and drive/initiate the reform and effectiveness of ongoing logistic policies and procedures

General objectives of the position

  • Effective implementation of SOS CV Rwanda HROD and Administrative Policies and Procedures
  • Strategic and timely undertaking of HROD and administration related responsibilities as assigned and needed
  • Provides strategic inputs and direction to the organization, including OD as needed and called for
  • Ensures timely support to staff and National Director and NMT as and when needed.
  • Effectively manage and champion’s change
  • Cost effectively manage Administration, of the organization entailing, procurement, logistics and maintenance of equipment and facilities

Key results areas and main responsibilities

Enable and ensure that effective HR/OD Strategy, Policy and Systems are in place that support overall organizational strategy and direction

  • Draft an HR/OD strategy / policy that guides staff comportment, competencies, and commitment in line achieving organizational mission and objective
  • Prepare department’s Annual Plan & Budget to complement the above strategy and policy needs and compliances
  • Coordinate with the concerned departments, to ensure procedures, practices and processes are in place to support strategic work and directions.
  • Regularly and continuously conducts organizational diagnostic surveys to identify areas calling for system, structure and group interactions and recommend appropriate OD/ HRD interventions.
  • Participate in managing change.
  • Build and promote leadership and managerial competencies of HR/OD staff by assigning higher level responsibilities as and when needed
  • Process timely organizational development interventions to effectively support and build staff’s capacity and commitment to perform in line with their work responsibilities;
  • Enable and sustain a motivating working environment throughout the organization that nurtures and sustains staff motivation and morale to deliver the overall organizational mission;

Facilitate Organizational reviews

  • In collaboration with ND and NMT, identify and analyze organizational issues and possible solutions
  • Develop TORs and facilitate recruitment of consultants, review milestones, coordinate follow up actions, coordinate availability of expertise from other parts of the MA if necessary

Monitor organizational effectiveness and Staff engagement

  • Conduct or facilitate employee satisfaction surveys, analyze results, facilitate action planning, follow up and support
  • Promote the culture of recognizing and rewarding outstanding individual performance.
  • From findings and recommendations, draw a summary of key lessons to improve organization effectiveness, employee satisfaction, motivation and engagement
  • Share detailed insights from the engagement surveys with NMT and Managers (a summary of key findings/recommendations is communicated to all staff)

Develop and deliver plans for new staff recruitment

  • Map out and manage staffing needs, vacancies through recruitment, secondment, or exchanges as appropriate
  • Prepare and draft job analysis to match emerging staffing needs
  • Supervise setting up of staff database
  • Supervise staff files setting and maintenance
  • Ensure processes of on boarding, orientation, induction and probation are performed by supervisors to new recruits

Compensation management

  • Apply Job evaluation as per SOS CV IO/IOR policy and guidelines
  • Establish a job grading proposal, request IOR for review if needed and to the NMT for approval (final approval is sought from the Board by ND)
  • Set up a salary structure in relation to the job grading request IOR for review if needed and to the NMT for approval (final approval is sought from the Board by ND)
  • Carry out or facilitate a periodic salary survey (ideally every 2 years), with the support of IOR or external expert, contribute in the report interpretation
  • Use the salary survey report to review individuals’ salaries, discuss proposal with ND and Head of Finance before ND submits to Board of Director for approval followed by implementation of salary review
  • Set up, manage and review a system of benefits both monetary and non-monetary, seek approval from ND (NMT if appropriate) and ND to get approval from the Board of Directors prior to implementation.
  • Supervise payroll management, verifies and provides first approval on all payments related to employees’ salaries and benefits.

Develop and deliver plans for Learning and Development

  • In collaboration with line managers, map out learning needs from individual development plans in the PAT or from other sources, establish an annual (or 2-3 years) L&D plan including related budget, discuss L&D plan in the NMT which provides first approval, ND seeks for final approval in the BoD.
  • Develop training programs and or participate, facilitate in development of learning programs
  • When necessary to recruit external learning facilitators, develop ToRs and facilitate the recruitment, monitors and evaluate work done by external facilitators and ensure timely payment after submission of final reports
  • Supervise implementation of L&D plan
  • Carry out learning evaluation at least on level 2 of Donald Kirkpatrick’s evaluation model
  • Collect, document best practices and lessons learned from training evaluations and disseminate to concerned department/staff.

Develop and deliver plans for Career growth and Succession

  • Collaborate with line managers to design exit plan and succession plans to ensure business continuity
  • Identify positions that will be vacant in the next 1 to 5 years
  • Identify employees who have the potential to take over identified positions, document current experience, skills, competence and needed development
  • Facilitate preparation/development of identified and confirmed successors notably by learning, coaching, secondment, etc
  • Implement and monitor the succession process.
  • Establish a career map by identifying career growth opportunities for positions from lower level to higher level.
  • Provide coaching, mentoring and opportunities for departmental staff’s growth and career planning on a regular and timely basis

Smoothly manage Exit

  • Ensure that the process for exit is conducted in a manner that staff feels he/she is valued, exits in dignity and as much as possible keeps a positive image of the organization
  • Report number of exits, reasons for exit and exit interview conducted

Implement an effective Performance Management System

  • Coordinate performance management process and support line managers to ensure the following are carried out timely and in respect of provided process and standards: objective setting (individual work plan or IWP), mid-term appraisal and end of year performance appraisal (also called performance appraisal talk PAT)
  • Establish performance reports and particularly rate of IWP and PAT completion and address issues raised.
  • Conduct regular HR conferences with NMT and line managers to ensure the process is conducted the same way by all managers and performance rating are correct and harmonious across the MA

Maintain discipline and harmonious employee relations

  • Co-ordinate and follow up on relation to staff concerns and issues
  • Ensure timely dissemination of pertinent information to concerned staff, manager and departments for their update
  • Develop staff discipline procedure, discuss in and seek approval from the NMT
  • Ensure staff discipline process and procedure is applied and enforced
  • Develop staff grievance procedure, discuss in and seek approval from the NMT
  • Effectively handle staff grievances notably:
  • Gather information from different sources and shared communication/meeting minutes to identify issues and concerns relating to staff
  • Follow up and wrap up issues/concerns relating to staff in a timely manner
  • Ensure proper documentation and sharing staff grievances as appropriate
  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information

Ensure staff safety, welfare and security

  • Assist in preparing guidelines, policy and systems for staff security measures
  • Effectively delegate and oversee staff participation in orientation / trainings related to emergency preparedness

Child Protection and Safeguarding:

  • Responsible within own area of work to raise awareness of the SOS Child Protection Policy principles and to prevent and protect children from all forms of abuse, abandonment, exploitation, violence and discrimination.
  • Responsible to report any CS suspicion, concern, allegation or incident immediately following Child Safeguarding reporting procedures. CS reports should be made to the IOR CS focal person and/or to the respective line manager

Build effective network relations within wider SOS Society globally

  • Develop wider networks and links with other HR/OD functionaries with other National Associations to be updated about HR/OD issues, concerns and emerging trends or best practices
  • Plan and pursue effective bilateral links with other SOS National Associations on further organization development concepts Regional / Continental secondment, peer exchange programs and exposure visits

Manage the Administration, Logistics and Maintenance of SOS Rwanda

  • Plan, organize and maintain effective internal control systems to ensure all Administration policies and procedures are adhered to
  • Review and monitor the implementation of SOS CV travel policy, vehicle maintenance, fleet management.
  • Review and monitor the implementation of the administration procedures
  • Ensure conducive health and security conditions in SOS CV premises/facilities
  • Ensure staff benefits including medical insurance, end of service benefits and other allowances are provided on time.
  • Ensure RSSB contributions and RRA taxes comply with the national regulations.

In particular manage the Procurement

  • Heads and participate in the activities of the National Procurement Committee
  • Provide support to the Location procurement committee;
  • To undertake and review the existing procurement processes
  • Establish, harmonise and maintain appropriate formalised purchasing policies, compliance and procedures of the organisation.
  • To monitor suppliers’ performance in line with contractual obligation and service level agreements.
  • Reviews and advises on procurement contracts
  • Formulate and drive a consistent approach towards all sourcing, purchasing and tendering activities within the business
  • Ensure the value for money is maximized and cost savings are generated.
  • Effectively engage with the departmental event planners about procurement and tendering processes
  • Takes part in handling litigations pertaining to contract execution
  • Takes part in mediations on procurement disputes
  • Ensure adequate internal training and processes are understood and best practices adhered to.
  • Ensure compliance to procurement laws and regulations (transparency, integrity.
  • Ensure full compliance with SOS CV procurement policies and procedures…

Functional supervisor:

The Employee supervises directly the following co-workers:

  • Administration, Logistics & Procurement
  • Learning & Development Coordinator
  • HR Administration Officer & HR Manager
  • Required skills and competencies
  • Functional competencies (e.g. knowledge, skills, understanding, abilities…)

Knowledge of Human Resources and Law, especially Law regulating labour.

  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-site organisation with a remote management ability to work with geographically-dispersed team.
  • Work experience in HR and Management that build self-reliance and sustainability at family and/or community level.
  • Ability to understand and apply community development participatory methodologies.
  • Ability to work independently with sense of initiative
  •  Keen to fulfil commitments and meet deadlines
  • Willingness to travel within the country, region and sometimes continentally or internationally

Core and Lead competencies

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good reporting, facilitation and presentation skills
  • Strong in planning and reporting
  • Good judgement to solve problems and make right decisions at his/her level
  • Cooperating effectively with external partners and programme participants
  • Leading and managing people:
  • Oorganizing self and others, Team working/ effective collaboration within his/her team and across the organization, Managing Performance: ability to establish SMART objectives, KPIs and deliverables
  • Process development & Review
  • Organizational development
  • Strategic HR practices
  • Influencing skills
  • Superior interpersonal skills

Language skills

  • Proficiency in English level 3 or 4 on a scale from 0 to 5 and Kinyarwanda (native level), French is an added value
  • Computer literacy
  • Microsoft office: must possess good level of literacy in Word, Excel, PowerPoint (Access is an added value)

III. Required experience and qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Public Administration & Management.
  • Master’s degree qualification in the same academic fields is an added value
  • Strong knowledge of national labor laws and other regulations including procurement and logistics policies and procedures
  • 7 years of Human Ressources, Organisation, Development and Administration practice in NGOs, public or private sector, experience with international NGOs is an added value.

IV. How to apply

Candidates meeting the requirements shall submit application letter, CV (with 3 traceable professional referees) and copies of education qualification. Please mention in the subject of your email “Head of HROD and Administration”. All documents should be written in English and directly submitted to: sos.recruitment@sos-rwanda.org and properly fill the application form found via the following  LINK not later than 11 Mach  2024 at 5:00 pm local time.

  • The applications from qualified female are strongly encourage
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Late applications will not be accepted.

“SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda/ International holds strict child safeguarding principles and a zero-tolerance policy for conducts of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse in the workplace and other places where the organization’s activities are rendered. Parallel to technical competence, recruitment, selection and hiring decisions will give due emphasize to assessing candidates value congruence and thorough background checks, police clearance reference check processes”. 

Done in Kigali on February, 19th, 2024.

KWIZERA Jean Bosco

National Director

SOS Children villages in Rwanda

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Job opportunities 49 Job Positions at Ngororero District: (Deadline 1 March 2024)

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Job opportunities 49 Job Positions at Ngororero District: (Deadline 1 March 2024)

910 Job Positions of Executive Secretary at Ngororero District: (Deadline 1 March 2024)

Job responsibilities

Perform daily duties of the Cell administration and monitor the administration of Villages and produce reports thereof; Follow up, in collaboration with relevant organs, on the security of people and their property in the Cell; Coordinate community development and citizen participation activities, mobilize the local population on government policies and programs and implement decisions by higher authorities and or the Cell Consultative Council; Render services provided at the cell level as per the law, and receive and solve or channel issues affecting citizens and provide them with a feedback; Serve as a minutes taker to the Cell Consultative Committee meetings, monitor all activities of Land Committees, and serve as a nonprofessional bailiff at the Cell level; Supervise the collection and consolidation of data on specific public (policy) issues at Cell level, and manage the finances and assets of the Cell.

Minimum qualifications

  • 1Diploma A2 in Social sciences3 Years of relevant experience
  • 2A2 in Arts and Sciences3 Years of relevant experience
  • 3A2 in Social Sciences3 Years of relevant experience

Required competencies and key technical skills

  • 1Leadership skills
  • 2Multi-tasking skills and the ability to balance multiple priorities and keep up with project scope changes
  • 3Good knowledge of government policy-making processes
  • 4Able to work well with both internal and external clients
  • 5Analytical, problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • 6Extensive knowledge and understanding of the Central and Local Government Functionality
  • 7Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French; knowledge of all is an advantage

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811 Job Positions of Secretary and Customer care Officer at Ngororero District: (Deadline 1 March 2024)

Job responsibilities

– Maintain the incoming and outgoing correspondences of the Sector; – Manage the agenda of the Executive Secretary; – Receive clients’ queries and direct them to the right personnel; – Keep the Sector’s store and manage flux on a daily basis; – Prepare logistics for meetings held at the Sector level.

Minimum qualifications

  • 1Advanced Diploma in Secretarial Studies0 Year of relevant experience
  • 2Advanced Diploma in Office Management0 Year of relevant experience
  • 3Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration0 Year of relevant experience

  • 4Bachelor’s Degree in Administrative Sciences0 Year of relevant experience
  • 5Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology0 Year of relevant experience
  • 6Bachelor’s Degree in Management0 Year of relevant experience
  • 7Bachelor’s Degree in Communication0 Year of relevant experience
  • 8Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work0 Year of relevant experience
  • 9Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing0 Year of relevant experience

Required competencies and key technical skills

  • 1Leadership skills
  • 2Time management skills
  • 3Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/or French. Knowledge of all is an added advantage.
  • 4Knowledge of office administration
  • 5Excellent Analytical, problem-solving and critical thinking skills

  • 6Communication skills
  • 7Good knowledge of government policy-making processes
  • 8Able to work well with both internal and external clients
  • 9Interpersonal skills
  • 10Computer Skills
  • 11Organizational Skills

  • 12Stress Management Skills
  • 13Extensive knowledge and understanding of the Central and Local Government Functionality
  • 14Multi-tasking skills and the ability to balance multiple priorities and keep up with project scope changes.
  • 15Book Keeping Skills
  • 16Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French; knowledge of all is an advantage
  • 17Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French; knowledge of all three languages is an advantage.

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73 Job Positions of Health and Sanitation Officer at Ngororero District: (Deadline 1 March 2024)

Job responsibilities

– Implement the District’s strategy on community health and sanitation in line with national policies and programs; – Organize and conduct public awareness campaigns at the Sector level on health and sanitation issues, including diseases and malnutrition prevention and control; – Supervise the quality of services rendered by health facilities at the Sector level and consolidate data on the situation of subscription to medical insurance schemes (including Mutuelle de Santé); – Monitor the allocation and use of funds intended to support community health and sanitation for vulnerable people.

Minimum qualifications

  • 1Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health Sciences0 Year of relevant experience
  • 2Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Psychology0 Year of relevant experience
  • 3Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health0 Year of relevant experience
  • 4Advanced Diploma in Environmental Health Sciences0 Year of relevant experience
  • 5Advanced Diploma in Public Health0 Year of relevant experience

  • 6Advanced Diploma in Community Health0 Year of relevant experience
  • 7Advanced Diploma in Clinical Psychology0 Year of relevant experience
  • 8Advanced Diploma in Hygiene and Sanitation0 Year of relevant experience
  • 9Bachelor’s Degree in Community Health0 Year of relevant experience
  • 10Bachelor’s Degree in Hygiene and Sanitation0 Year of relevant experience
  • 11Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences0 Year of relevant experience
  • 12Advanced Diploma in health science0 Year of relevant experience

Required competencies and key technical skills

  • 1Teamwork
  • 2Time management skills
  • 3Excellent Analytical, problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • 4Communication skills
  • 5Good knowledge of government policy-making processes
  • 6Complex Problem solving
  • 7• High Analytical Skills
  • 8Organizational Skills
  • 9Team working Skills
  • 10Extensive knowledge and skills in Health and Sanitation

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6Road Development and Maintenance Engineer at Ngororero District: (Deadline 1 March 2024)

Job responsibilities

Supervise all construction and maintenance works of the District’s Roads, Sewage, Bridges and Drainages; Produce and update on a regular basis an inventory of the District’s roads state; Consolidate roads construction and maintenance needs across the District; Suggest, through his or her direct supervisor, a set of intervention priorities in matters related to roads construction and maintenance; Prepare progress and completion reports on roads under construction or maintenance; Work hand in hand with any delegated contract management agency contracted by the District to oversee the design and execution of roads construction and maintenance.

Minimum qualifications

  • 1Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering0 Year of relevant experience
  • 2Bachelor’s Degree in Construction0 Year of relevant experience
  • 3Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture0 Year of relevant experience
  • 4Bachelor’s Degree in Public Works0 Year of relevant experience

Required competencies and key technical skills

  • 1Leadership skills
  • 2Time management skills
  • 3Report writing and presentation skills
  • 4Coordination, planning and organizational skills
  • 5Interpersonal skills
  • 6Effective communication skills

  • 7Administrative skills
  • 8• High Analytical Skills
  • 9Team working Skills
  • 10Road Maintenance skills
  • 11Deep understanding on Government policies implementation
  • 12Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French; knowledge of all is an advantage

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5Documentation and Archives Officer at Ngororero District: (Deadline 1 March 2024)

Job responsibilities

– Develop and operate a system for documentation and archives for the City of Kigali in accordance with internationally benchmarked practices and standards; – Develop and implement, in collaboration with concerned staff, an information classification and access policy; – Manage, in collaboration with the Logistics officer and other concerned units, the acquisition and borrowing system of books and other documents and prepare related annual budget; – Make an annual inventory of books and documents acquired by the City of Kigali and ensure their proper maintenance; – Maintain an effective cataloguing and indexing of books and regularly update the City of Kigali’s documentation database; – Collect and distribute newspapers, official gazettes and any other public (policy) documents and inform library users on new acquisitions.

Minimum qualifications

  • 1Advanced Diploma in Office Management0 Year of relevant experience
  • 2Bachelor’s Degree in Library and Information Science0 Year of relevant experience
  • 3Bachelor’s Degree in Office Management0 Year of relevant experience
  • 4Advanced Diploma in Library and Information Science0 Year of relevant experience
  • 5Bachelor’s Degree in Bibliotheconomy0 Year of relevant experience

  • 6Advanced Diploma in Bibliotheconomy0 Year of relevant experience

Required competencies and key technical skills

  • 1Organizational and planning skills
  • 2Knowledge of archive management software
  • 3Knowledge of the documentation management system (DMS) would be an advantage
  • 4Knowledge of integrated document management
  • 5Communication skills
  • 6Interpersonal skills

  • 7Bookkeeping skills
  • 8Organizational Skills
  • 9Report writing & Presentation Skills
  • 10Proficiency in information technology,Computer literacy
  • 11Computer Literacy
  • 12Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French; knowledge of all is an advantage

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4Procurement Officer at Ngororero District: (Deadline 1 March 2024)

Job responsibilities

– Elaborate and implement the procurement plan for the District, and produce consolidated reports thereof; – Prepare and provide information for publication of tender-related documents such as procurement plan, bidding documents, invitation to bid, etc; – Receive and safeguard bids, obtain approval of the tender award from the Tender Committee, publish the results of the tendering process and accordingly notify bidders; – Prepare contracts for tender winners in collaboration with the Legal advisor; – Serve as Secretary to the Tender Committee; – Manage, in collaboration with concerned departments, the contract cycle in accordance with the applicable law and regulations and under the supervision of the Director of Procurement, avail information requested by competent authorities.

Minimum qualifications

  • 1Bachelor’s Degree in Economics0 Year of relevant experience
  • 2Bachelor’s Degree in Management0 Year of relevant experience
  • 3Bachelor’s Degree in Law0 Year of relevant experience
  • 4Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering0 Year of relevant experience
  • 5Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement0 Year of relevant experience
  • 6Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting0 Year of relevant experience
  • 7Public Finance0 Year of relevant experience

Required competencies and key technical skills

  • 1Decision making skills
  • 2Time management skills
  • 3• High Analytical Skills

  • 4Knowledge of basic business and purchasing practices
  • 5Knowledge of grades, qualities, supply and price trends of commodities
  • 6Computer Skills
  • 7Excellent Communication Skills
  • 8Knowledge of state contracting laws, regulations and procedures
  • 9Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French; knowledge of all is an advantage

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3Director of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Ngororero District: (Deadline 1 March 2024)

Job responsibilities

– Coordinate the planning, resources mobilization, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, reporting of the Unit and Sectors on matters related to Agriculture and Natural Resources and instill the practice of knowledge management; – Coordinate the development and oversee the implementation of actionable strategies or plans meant to localize national policies and the District Council’s decisions pertaining to agriculture, livestock and natural resources; – Coordinate campaigns meant to raise local population awareness on the use and importance of modern techniques of agriculture, livestock and natural resource management; – Coordinate the supervision of activities of animal and plants control diseases organized at the Sector level and facilitate access of local farmers products to the market; – Serve as a member of the District Technical Coordination Committee and advise the institution on matters pertaining to agriculture, livestock and natural resources management.

Minimum qualifications

  • 1Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Sciences3 Years of relevant experience
  • 2Bachelor’s Degree in Rural Development3 Years of relevant experience
  • 3Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry,3 Years of relevant experience

  • 4Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Economics3 Years of relevant experience
  • 5Master’s Degree in Environmental Science1 Years of relevant experience
  • 6Master’s Degree in Agriculture Economics1 Years of relevant experience
  • 7Bachelor’s Degree in Veterinary Sciences3 Years of relevant experience

  • 8Master’s Degree in Veterinary Sciences1 Years of relevant experience
  • 9Masters’s Degree in Environmental Sciences1 Years of relevant experience
  • 10Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture3 Years of relevant experience
  • 11Master’s Degree in Agriculture1 Years of relevant experience
  • 12Master’s Degree in Forestry1 Years of relevant experience
  • 13Master’s in Rural Development1 Years of relevant experience

Required competencies and key technical skills

  • 1Time management skills
  • 2Knowledge of Rwanda’s Agriculture Sector Policies and strategies
  • 3Communication skills
  • 4Complex Problem solving
  • 5• High Analytical Skills
  • 6Computer Skills
  • 7Organizational Skills
  • 8Team working Skills
  • 9Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French; knowledge of all is an advantage

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2Director of OSC and Land Notary at Ngororero District: (Deadline 1 March 2024)

Job responsibilities

– Provide notary services in land-related matters to service seekers as per the competencies set forth by the applicable law; – Coordinate the planning, budgeting, resource mobilization, activity implementation and performance progress reporting of the Unit and supervise all staff therein; – Coordinate at first degree the elaboration of actionable strategies meant to localise national policies and implement the District Council’s decisions pertaining to land use and infrastructure; – Serve as a member of the District Technical Coordination Committee, update the Committee on performance progress and advise the institution on any matter related to land use and infrastructure.

Minimum qualifications

  • 1Master’s Degree in Law1 Years of relevant experience
  • 2Master’s in Civil Engineering1 Years of relevant experience
  • 3Master’s in Urban Planning1 Years of relevant experience
  • 4Bachelor’s Degree in Law3 Years of relevant experience
  • 5Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering3 Years of relevant experience
  • 6Bachelor’s Degree in Regional Planning Strategies3 Years of relevant experience
  • 7Bachelor’s Degree in Land Management3 Years of relevant experience
  • 8master’s in Urban Management1 Years of relevant experience

  • 9master’s in Regional Planning Strategies,1 Years of relevant experience
  • 10Bachelor in urban planning3 Years of relevant experience
  • 11Bachelor in Urban Management3 Years of relevant experience
  • 12Master’s Degree in Urban Management1 Years of relevant experience
  • 13Master’s Degree in Regional Planning Strategies1 Years of relevant experience
  • 14Master’s Degree in Land management1 Years of relevant experience

Required competencies and key technical skills

  • 1Decision making skills
  • 2Knowledge of substantive law and legal procedures
  • 3Legal research and analysis in complex areas of law
  • 4Computer Skills
  • 5Excellent Communication Skills
  • 6Team working Skills
  • 7Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/or French. Knowledge of all is an advantage
  • 8Deep Knowledge Of Rwandan Legal System
  • 9Very effective organization skills
  • 10High analytical and problem solving skills

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1Director of Good Governance at Ngororero District: (Deadline 1 March 2024)

Job responsibilities

– Coordinate the planning, resources mobilization, implementation, monitoring and evaluation reporting of the Unit and Sectors on matters related to Good Governance, and instil the practice of knowledge management; – Coordinate the elaboration and oversee the implementation of actionable strategies or plans meant to localize national policies and District Council’s decisions pertaining to good governance and specific programs; – Coordinate campaigns meant to raise local population awareness on the importance of good governance and specific programs; – Coordinate the channelling and follow-up on population complaints and grievances; – Coordinate the planning of and monitor Umuganda activities across the District and consolidate Sector’s reports thereof; – Serve as a member of the District Technical Coordination Committee and advise the institution on matters pertaining to good governance and specific programs.

Minimum qualifications

  • 1Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration3 Years of relevant experience
  • 2Bachelor’s Degree in Administrative Sciences3 Years of relevant experience
  • 3Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology3 Years of relevant experience
  • 4Master’s Degree in Public Administration1 Years of relevant experience

  • 5Master’s Degree in Administrative Sciences1 Years of relevant experience
  • 6Master’s Degree in Political Sciences1 Years of relevant experience
  • 7Master’s Degree in Sociology1 Years of relevant experience
  • 8Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy3 Years of relevant experience

  • 9Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work3 Years of relevant experience
  • 10Master’s Degree in Philosophy1 Years of relevant experience
  • 11Bachelor’s Degree in Political Sciences3 Years of relevant experience
  • 12Bachelor’s Degree in Governance3 Years of relevant experience

  • 13Master’s Degree in Governance1 Years of relevant experience
  • 14Bachelor’s Degree in Public Management3 Years of relevant experience
  • 15Master’s Degree in Public Management1 Years of relevant experience
  • 16Master’s Degree in Local Governance Studies1 Years of relevant experience
  • 17Bachelor’s Degree in Local Governance Studies3 Years of relevant experience
  • 18Master’s degree in Social work1 Years of relevant experience

Required competencies and key technical skills

  • 1Leadership skills
  • 2Time management skills
  • 3Multi-tasking skills and the ability to balance multiple priorities and keep up with project scope changes
  • 4Report writing and presentation skills
  • 5Technical understanding of system being analyzed and how it affects the various business units
  • 6Good knowledge of government policy-making processes
  • 7Able to work well with both internal and external clients
  • 8Collaboration and team working skills
  • 9Effective communication skills

  • 10Administrative skills
  • 11• Interpersonal skills;
  • 12Analytical, problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • 13Extensive knowledge and understanding of the Central and Local Government Functionality
  • 14In-depth understanding and knowledge of the Rwandan and regional context for agribusiness development
  • 15Computer Literate
  • 16Analytical, problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

  • 17Coordination, planning and organisational skills
  • 18Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French; knowledge of all is an advantage

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Office Assistant (Southern New Hampshire University) at Inkomoko Entrepreneur Development: (Deadline 4 March 2024)

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Office Assistant (Southern New Hampshire University) at Inkomoko Entrepreneur Development: (Deadline 4 March 2024)

Office Assistant (Southern New Hampshire University) at Inkomoko Entrepreneur Development: (Deadline 4 March 2024)

Office Assistant (Southern New Hampshire University)

Closing on: Mar 4, 2024

About the Company

GEM is a major Southern New Hampshire (SNHU) initiative created in 2017 and is the first large-scale online learning initiative for refugees partnering with in-country organisations to deliver high quality, low cost education tailored to meet the needs of displaced learners.

Southern New Hampshire University, in partnership with Inkomoko, has launched an online education assessment center in Kigali. SNHU, the degree-granting partner of Kepler, provides online education and therefore, online assessment to demonstrate mastery.

Inkomoko partners with Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) to offer online educational degrees to Refugees in Rwanda.

Company Values

All staff at Inkomoko are connected to a shared set of organizational values:

  • Purpose: be solutions-oriented, produce high-quality work, be a global leader.
  • Achievement: push yourself to reach beyond what you previously thought possible.
  • Improvement: be humble, engage in continuous growth through open & accurate feedback.
  • Bravery: willing to take risks, create a safe space for others, be compassionate, inclusive.
  • We Eat Goat:  we celebrate success and support each other in hard times.

Inkomoko is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  Refugees, women, and persons who reflect the diverse communities we serve are strongly encouraged to apply. 

About the Opportunity

The Global Education Movement (GEM) in partnership with Inkomoko is recruiting for an Office Assistant whose responsibilities will be:

Responsibilities

  • Act as a point of contact for GEM-hub stakeholders.
  • Manage calendars and schedule appointments as necessary.
  • Schedule and coordinate visitor and vendor meetings.
  • Lead the process of file maintenance.
  • Assist Reviewers and Managers with tasks as required.
  • Gather necessary documents and report data for accounting, human resources, operations, and administrative functions.
  • Contribute to the development of new systems to support GEM Hub operations.
  • Collaborate with fellow team members to support positive working relationships.
  • Liaise with other Inkomoko Admin team to order office supplies.
  • Complete administrative tasks as needed.
  • Protect and ensure student privacy.
  • Distribute projects among reviewers and ensure that queues are balanced.
  • Manage Reviewers’ schedules.
  • Lead various projects as assigned by the manager.
  • Attend reviewer training.
  • Attend in-person, online video, and telephone meetings with the manager or team members.
  • Other duties as required to ensure the success of the GEM Hub.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree in administration, management or any relevant field.
  • Prior college-level experience with online learning preferred.
  • Demonstrable experience in records maintenance.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively.
  • Prior experience maintaining calendars and scheduling appointments.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to prepare and print routine correspondence, labels, and/or other basic written material.
  • Word processing and/or data entry skills.
  • Skill in the use of operating basic office equipment.
  • Skill working in an electronic management system.
  • An encouraging and respectful attitude toward all students and colleagues; “can-do” attitude  English Proficiency.
  • Demonstrated level of fluency in at least one African language: Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, or Swahili
  • Prior experience using software applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and utilize rapidly changing technological platforms.
  • Experience managing Learning Management Systems (such as Canvas, Brightspace, etc) would be an added value.

What You’ll Get

The Office Assistant will be offered the minimum of a competitive salary, health insurance, paid leave (including sick, vacation, and parental leave), and a one-year contract, renewable at the end of the contract period, depending on performance.

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements

The Office Assistant will work at the Kigali, GEM Hub office 5 days a week (Wednesday to Sunday every week). 

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