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Friday, 20 January 2017

Communications Manager - World Vision Rwanda

World Vision International (Rwanda) is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs currently in 17 Districts of Rwanda.

World Vision seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of Communications Manager. This position will be based at the Head Office in Kigali, and reporting to the National Director.

Purpose of the position:
Provide Strategic leadership and develop an equipped professional team, that creates awareness through gathering and disseminating, accurate and consistent information by responding to WVR audience needs, in line with the WVR vision and mission
Communicate World Vision's Christian ethos and demonstrate quality spiritual life that can be commendable to others.

The major responsibilities:

  • Develop a communications strategy that positions World Vision Rwanda as leading Christian relief and development agency in Rwanda.
  • Oversee the design and production of materials that effectively communicate Vision's mission, values and program activities to local audiences, including the general public, churches, the NGO community and the corporate sector.
  • Identify and train Cluster staff who can provide written and visual information on their projects for use in local and international communications activities.
  • Design and implement information flow of internal communication system to keep staff informed. (Events, seminars, workshops, trips, births etc)
  • Prepare promotion communications resource packages for National Director and other staff when required for overseas visits, and ensure that up-dated World Vision Rwanda brochures are always available.
  • Develop and implement a media relations strategy that enables World Visions to be perceived as a dependable development of Rwanda.
  • Develop, and maintain professional contacts and personal relationships with key media houses
  • Advise the National Director and senior managers on media issues
  • Develop a process of producing a steady flow of strategic, written and photographic resources on the national ministry for inclusion in the partnership publications for marketing activities.
  • Develop a crisis management plan for managing negative portrayal of World Vision in the news
  • Plans for, host and accompany film crews etc undertake filming in the country.
  • Responds to specific requests from other World Vision offices for information, stories and photos on the projects they fund.
  • Publish a quarterly Journal for sharing with Government ministries, Embassies for purposes of educating them about the ministry of God through World Vision.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

Educational level required:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or International relations


  • Minimum of 3 years’experience in development communication

Technical Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent journalistic skills, including verbal, writing and photographic skills,
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to communicate in English and strong commitment to relate with others
  • Knowledge of French is an added advantage.
  • Excellent public relations skills.

Working Environment:

  • Office based environment with frequent travel to the field.
  • Travel required: 60% domestic travel and occasional international travel
  • On call: 20%

The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience:

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to If this is your first time applying onlinevia the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process
All applicants must apply using our online application system,CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on (no applications will be accepted through this email)

The closing date for submission of applications is 1st February 2017; no late applications will be accepted

As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children.

All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks

Thursday, 19 January 2017

Purchasing and Store Officer

One Acre Fund is an agricultural NGO that is innovating a new way of helping farm families to achieve their full potential. In more than five years in Rwanda, We have grown to serve 106,000 farm families with 1,200 full-time staff in Rwanda. In Burundi, We have grown to serve 28,000 farm families with over 300 full-time staff. Organization wide, we are on track to serve one million farmers across 6 countries by 2020. We only serve farmers, and we always put Farmers First. We are growing rapidly, to help manage this growth.


Industry:                     Nonprofit/International Development
Function:                    Procurement, supply chain, logistics
Employer:                   One Acre Fund

Job Title:                     Purchasing and Store Officer
Job Location:               Rubengera, Rwanda

Duration:                      Minimum 2 year commitment, full-time job

Organization Description

Most of the world's poor are farmers, representing the largest and most uniform group of poor people in the world. One Acre Fund is a growing NGO in Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, and Tanzania that is innovating a new way of helping farm families to achieve their full potential. Instead of giving handouts, One Acre Fund invests in farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income. We provide farmers with a "market bundle" that includes education, finance, seed and fertilizer, and market access. Our program is proven impactful – every year, we weigh thousands of harvests and measure 50-100% average gain in farm income per acre. We have laser-like focus on generating better lives for the people that we serve.

We are growing quickly. In eight years, we have grown to serve 400,000 farm families with more than 2,000 full-time field staff. Our approach has won widespread validation, winning grants from The MasterCard Foundation and Gates Foundation. To help manage this growth, we are looking for a “Purchasing and Store Officer”.  Website:

Job Description
The Rwanda Procurement team is responsible for over $800,000 in spend each year across over 1,000 transactions and is responsible for all operational goods and service purchasing on behalf of over 100,000 smallholder farmers. This team purchases all items needed to keep our program running.

The Rubengera-based Purchasing and Store Officer will execute our local purchasing function in Rwanda by sourcing, carrying out quality assurance, managing inventories and organizing deliveries of operational goods and services to the Rwanda program.

Responsibilities of the Purchasing and Store Officer will include:

Sourcing and deliveries

Execute request for quotations, supplier selection, and purchases at the regional level
Work with suppliers, finance team, and requestors to ensure goods are delivered on time and to the right specifications at the best possible price
Provide support on the organization of regional calls for tender and manage regional procurements through local suppliers
Ensure items’ reception, conduct quality checks and distribute requested items to requestors
Group regional procurement requests as needed on a monthly basis to minimize delivery costs
Build and maintain relationships with existing and new regional suppliers
Systems and processes

Manage and save proper documentation using google sheets and google drive
Send data to Data Coordinator to save in SAP for purchasing services
Be flexible and willing to learn and execute new systems and processes as needed
Help develop and execute systems and processes
Identify opportunities for cost savings through better supplier relationship management
Inventory management

Manage the procurement store
Monitoring stock movements
Controlling stock quality
Maintaining a secure room
Disbursing goods to requestors
Defining optimal stock composition
Ordering items to replenish stock at the right time
Other tasks

Build strong relationships with Tubura teams to understand their requirements
Provide accurate reports of tasks accomplished
Perform additional tasks as requested by the manager
Career Growth and Development

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

We seek exceptional professionals with a passion for understanding logistics, supply chains and procurement. Experience in an entrepreneurial environment is a plus.

  • Minimum 2 year work experience in a demanding professional environment.
  • Experience or education in procurement/supply chain/logistics preferred, but not required. We are looking for a smart individual that can learn quickly.
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Creativity and strong problem solving skills.
  • Experience working with multinational companies preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to handle a demanding, high pressure environment
  • Solid organizational and customer service skills
  • Strong sense of ethics, honesty and integrity
  • Strong sense of accountability and responsibility
  • Strong quantitative thinking skills
  • Top-performing academic background

Language: English and Kinyarwanda required, French nice to have

Preferred Start Date - ASAP

To apply

Please click on this link:

You will be prompted to a form that must be completed.  At the end of the form you will have the opportunity to write a motivational letter and upload your CV.

We are offering a world class professional and international environment that focuses on your career development and are looking forward to receiving your application.

Please Note: One Acre Fund will never ask you for money in return for advancement in the recruitment process or for being offered a position.  If you are being approached by someone demanding money, please do not hesitate to report this to the Tubura Fraud Hotline: 0785443136 (Do not use this number for any purpose other than reporting fraud attempts. If you misuse his number and use it for general information about the position and not to report Fraud, we will not consider you for this position).

One Acre Fund is an equal opportunity employer; all candidates with legal working age will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, region, sex, disability status or any other characteristic protected by the law.

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Sales Executive - Kenya Airways Kigali

Sales Executive  Kigali
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a Sales Executive role with Kenya Airways- Rwanda office. The details are as follows:

Brief Posting Description
To sell and promote KQ products and services to customers so as to generate maximum revenues and expand market share.

Detailed Description

  • To gather and prepare clientele database for planning and identifying clients’ needs.
  • To prepare visit workplan for clients for optimum utilization of time and resources.
  • To visit, service and build relations to clients (TA, CLP, Govt etc) to maintain loyalty and optimise revenue.
  • To achieve set sales targets in line with budget for profitability of the airline.
  • To prepare, close sales contracts and deals to key accounts to generate maximum revenue.
  • To promote KQ products and services to create awareness and generate sales and revenue.
  • To gather market intelligence to identify threats and opportunities so as to maintain a competitive edge and generate sales.
  • To prepare sales report for management information and performance evaluation and monitoring.

Job Requirements:

  • Graduate or ‘O’/’A’ level with 4 years sales experience
  • Airline experience an added advantage
  • Selling and negotiation skills
  • Computer literate
  • Analytical influencing skills
  • Valid driving license

How to Apply:
You can apply by registering your application online on the Kenya Airways Web Site: and click on Careers. Thereafter, search for all open positions and apply for the vacancy with the reference number IRC38524.

You can also apply by sending or delivering your application to:
Country Manager,
Kenya Airways,
Ground Floor, Union Trade Center Building
P.O. Box 757, Avenue De La Paix, Kigali, Rwanda

The closing date for receiving applications is 31st January 2017.

NB: Kenya Airways does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process. Applicants are advised not to remit any funds to anyone purporting to facilitate employment in Kenya Airways.

Sales and Ticketing Supervisor - Kenya Airways Rwanda office

Sales and Ticketing Supervisor Kigali

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a Sales and Ticketing Supervisor role with Kenya Airways- Rwanda office. The details are as follows:

Brief Posting Description
To lead and motivate a sales/marketing team that will provide excellent services to the customers so as to generate sales and revenue.

Detailed Description

  • To lead, guide and support sales and ticketing team to ensure quality service to clients.
  • To validate and reconcile daily sales returns to account for both monies collected and documents
  • Handle and effect ticket endorsements to enhance customer relations and satisfaction 
  • To handle customer complaints (denied boarding, baggage etc) to ensure customer satisfaction and retention
  • To prepare and administer the shift/leave roster for optimal utilization of staff and resources
  • To uphold safety and security standards for the office to safeguard company resources.

Job Requirements:

  • ‘O’ or ‘A’ level of education
  • IATA/UFTAA Travel & Tourism Diploma or intermediate to advance airline fares and ticketing course
  • 3 years airline experience in sales, reservations and ticketing
  • Team player
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent KQ product knowledge
  • Ability to lead/guide and make decision
  • High level integrity/accountability 
  • Pleasant personality approachable
  • Confident and well-groomed
  • Customer focused

How to Apply:
You can apply by registering your application online on the Kenya Airways Web Site: and click on Careers. Thereafter, search for all open positions and apply for the vacancy with the reference number IRC40703.

You can also apply by sending or delivering your application to:
Country Manager,
Kenya Airways,
Ground Floor, Union Trade Center Building
P.O. Box 757, Avenue De La Paix, Kigali, Rwanda

The closing date for receiving applications is 31st January 2017.

NB: Kenya Airways does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process. Applicants are advised not to remit any funds to anyone purporting to facilitate employment in Kenya Airways.

Monday, 16 January 2017

Dog Walkers/Groomers Wanted

Job Post: Dog Walkers/Groomers Wanted

Job Description
A once in a lifetime opportunity. . .
PETS + Ltd. seeks highly motivated and highly personable Dog Walker/Handler
to join our team and assist in the continued development and growth of a
newly created animal behavior and training department.

Ideal candidate will have:
* Must love/be passionate about dogs.
* Quick learner
* Physically fit as lots of walks and other physical activities will be required.
* Some English is a must.
* Must be flexible to work any day, anytime.
* Part-time to start, may lead to full-time
* Paid Training.
* Training will be full-time.

We are looking for someone with a can-do attitude that is ready to come in
early on in our programs and contribute to the success of the program as well
as its team members. We would be willing to train right person but applicant
must have some experience with dogs.

To apply:

Sens your cv to -

The most qualified applicants will be contacted. All resumes will be handled
with complete care to ensure privacy.

+250736111496 | |
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Procurement Agent

American Embassy Kigali Mission Rwanda

The United States and the Republic of Rwanda enjoy a partnership that began in 1962 just after the Rwandan independence. This Rwanda-American partnership is deeply rooted in the shared ideals of our two countries. The U.S. Embassy in Kigali works together with the Republic of Rwanda to strengthen our partnership by advancing the key goals of regional stability, economic prosperity, and democratic transition within the Republic of Rwanda and in the Great Lakes region. Through its diplomatic and public activities, the U.S. Embassy seeks to ensure regional stability through our shared commitment to security organizations like UN Agencies, Great Lakes and East African security organizations. We support economic activity by encouraging U.S. commercial ties with and promoting U.S. investment in the Republic of Rwanda. We actively support the transition to a vibrant democracy that encourages civic participation, legal reform, and respect for human rights. Our third goal is to promote health with special emphasis on combating HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis. Our historic partnership is alive and thriving today in the U.S. Embassy's engagement in the Republic of Rwanda.

U.S. Mission Kigali, Rwanda

Vacancy Announcement Number: 2017-04

OPEN TO:   All Interested Applicants

The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position. The “Open To” category should not  be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.

POSITION:                 Procurement Agent

OPENING DATE:      January 10, 2017

CLOSING DATE:      January 24, 2017

WORK HOURS:        Full-time 40 hours/week

SALARY:                   Ordinarily Resident (OR): FSN-7: 10,833,637 RWF Annual Gross salary

Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): FP-07: 35,364 USD

*Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.

The selected candidate must be able to start work immediately after receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications, or their candidacy may not be considered.


The U.S. Mission in Kigali, Rwanda is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Procurement Agent.

NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications received, we will only contact applicants who are being considered. Thank you for your understanding.


Incumbent procures a variety of goods and services from local, offshore and internet sources through the use of purchase orders, purchase card, contracts, and telegram requests. This position also handles primary responsibility for Procurement Catalog library and Budget and Finance (B&F) liaison for file closure preparation.


Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

EDUCATION: Completion of Secondary School is required.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience in retail purchasing or logistics. Must be able to work with multiple computer programs (Microsoft Office applications).
LANGUAGE: Level IV (fluent) writing/speaking/reading of English and Level II (Limited knowledge) of Kinyarwanda is required. (This will be tested.)
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: The complete position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities may be obtained on our website and/or by contacting the Human Resources Office on email:

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: When qualified, applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.


AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
FS on LWOP**
* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process. Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.


Management may consider any of the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.
Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply
Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.The candidate must be able to obtain and hold a local security certification. HOW TO APPLY:
1. Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

2. Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), which is available on or by contacting Human Resources. (See “For Further Information” above);


By e-mail at:

(Please indicate in the subject line: VA 04-17 Procurement Agent

CLOSING DATE: COB (5:30 pm) January 24, 2017

ONLY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED. Your application will be reviewed if you have fulfilled all the requirements including submission of standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) in a single attachment (No Zipped files, Links or Multiple Attachments) and should not exceed 10MB.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.


Eligible Family Member (EFM): An EFM for employment purposes is an individual who meets all of the following criteria:

U.S. Citizen or not a U.S. Citizen; and
Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610); or
Child, who is unmarried and under 21 years of age or, regardless of age, is incapable of self-support; or
Parent (including stepparents and legally adoptive parents) of employee, spouse, or same-sex domestic partner, when such parent is at least 51 percent dependent on the employee for support; or
Sister or brother (including stepsisters and stepbrothers, or adoptive sisters or brothers) of the employee, spouse, or same-sex domestic partner when such sibling is at least 51 percent dependent on the employee for support, unmarried, and under 21 years of age, or regardless of age, incapable of self-support; and
Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and
Is under chief of mission authority.
U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Member (USEFM): A USEFM for employment purposes is an individual who meets all of the following criteria:

U.S. Citizen; and
Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610) of the sponsoring employee; or
Child of the sponsoring employee who is unmarried and at least 18 years old; and
Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and resides at the sponsoring employee’s post of assignment abroad, or as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and is under chief of mission authority; or
resides at an Involuntary Separate Maintenance Allowance (ISMA) location authorized under 3 FAM 3232.2; or
Currently receives a U.S. Government retirement annuity or pension from a career in the U.S. Foreign Service or Civil Service.
Appointment Eligible Family Member (AEFM): An AEFM for employment purposes is an individual who meets all of the following criteria:

U.S. Citizen; and
Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610) of the sponsoring employee; or
Child of the sponsoring employee who is unmarried and at least 18 years old; and
Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT); and
Is under chief of mission authority; and
Is residing at the sponsoring employee's post of assignment abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and
Does NOT currently receive a U.S. Government retirement annuity or pension from a career in the U.S. Foreign Service or Civil Service.
Member of Household (MOH): An individual who accompanies or joins a sponsoring employee, i.e., sponsor is a direct hire employee under Chief of Mission authority, either Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad at a U.S. mission, or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan. A MOH is an individual who meets the following criteria:

Not an EFM and therefore not on the travel orders or approved through form OF-126 Foreign Service Residence and Dependency Report of the sponsoring employee; and
Officially declared by the sponsoring U.S. Government employee to the Chief of Mission (COM) as part of his or her household and approved by the COM; and
Is a parent, grandparent, grandchild, unmarried partner, adult child, foreign born child in the process of being adopted, father, mother, brother, sister, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, stepfather, stepmother, stepson, stepdaughter, stepbrother, stepsister, half-brother, or half-sister who falls outside the Department’s current definition of Eligible Family Member 14 FAM 511.3. A MOH may or may not be a U.S. Citizen.
Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) – An individual who meets the following criteria:

An EFM, USEFM or AEFM of a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member permanently assigned or stationed abroad, or as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; or
Has diplomatic privileges and immunities; and
Is eligible for compensation under the FS or GS salary schedule; and
Has a U.S. Social Security Number (SSN); and
Is not a citizen of the host country; and
Does not ordinarily reside in the host country; and
Is not subject to host country employment and tax laws.
Ordinarily Resident (OR) – An individual who meets the following criteria:

A citizen of the host country; or
A non-citizen of the host country (including a U.S. citizen or a third-country national) who is locally resident and has legal and/or permanent resident status within the host country and/or who is a holder of a non-diplomatic visa/work and/or residency permit; and/or
Is subject to host country employment and tax laws.

Program Manager

Umuhuza is a Non-Governmental Organization founded in 2005.  The organization has both governance and management structures in place and was registered by the Rwanda Governance Board as a Non - Governmental Organization and recognized by the Rwanda Governance Board in the official gazette no 50 bis  of 15/12/2014 with legal personality no 104/2014.  Umuhuza Organization is committed to build a culture of peace through family and community strengthening interventions. Umuhuza  works in all Province of Rwanda   in 12 districts  with plan to extend activities in all Districts of Rwanda from October 2017. Umuhuza has developed a five year’s strategic plan with four main programs: Peace education, Family literacy, Community economic empowerment and organizational development. All programs are in alignment with Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), the National Vision 2020 and Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy II (EDPRS II).

Umuhuza seeks to hire qualified, committed and experienced National candidate to fill the following position:

Position: Program Manager

Location: Kigali  with periodic travel to the field

Reports to: Executive Secretary

Main Function:
The Program Manager oversees the coordination and administration of all aspects of an ongoing program including planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling program activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan the delivery of the overall program activities in accordance with the mission, goals of the organization and provide new initiatives to support the strategic direction of different programmes.
  • Implement long-term goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the program.
  • Develop an annual operating plan for the program and develop its evaluation framework to assess the strengths, weaknesses for improvement.
  • Propose  innovative mechanism of coordination and follow up  to enhance performance of the programmes
  • Lead the coordination of the implementation of programmes and develop methods of monitoring progress and provide corrective measure.
  • Pro-actively engages present and future stakeholders in design, priority setting, and implementation of programmes.


  • Ensure that program activities operate within the policies and procedures of the organization Identify opportunities for improving activities within programme scope .
  • Oversee the collection and maintenance of records on the beneficiaries of the program for statistical purposes according to the confidentiality/privacy policy of the organization.
  • Ensure that program activities comply with all relevant legislation and professional standards

Staff management

  • In consultation with the senior management participate inrecruiting, interviewing and select well-qualified program staff ,
  • Ensure the implementation of the human resources policies, procedures and practices of the organization.
  • Ensure that all program staff receives appropriate orientation to implement programs.
  • Motivates programme team members to deliver outputs and provide to them mentoring, coaching in their work.
  • Ensure all staff members receive appropriate training in accordance with organizational standards.

Leading  the program

  • Supervise program staff by providing direction, inputs and feedback.
  • Communicate with stakeholders to gain support for the program and to solicit inputs to improve the program.
  • Coordinate the delivery of services among different program activities to increase effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Interact with existing or potential stakeholders to determine their needs and to develop plans for improving activities delivery and work cross-functionally to solve problems and implement changes.

Control the program

  • Write reports on the program for Umuhuza and Partners
  • Ensure that the program operate within the approved budget.
  • Identify and evaluate the risks associated with program activities and take appropriate action to control the risks.
  • Monitor the program activities and conduct an annual evaluation according to the program evaluation framework.
  • Report evaluation findings to the Executive secretary and recommend changes to enhance the program, as appropriate.
  • Ensures that programme status, issues and successes are communicated to programme team, stakeholders and all levels of management and documented appropriately.
  • Ensure adherence to Umuhuza regulations, policies and procedures;


  • Masters degree in Project management, education or relevant social sciences or Bachelor degree in the same field with five years of experience.
  • Minimum of five years of experience working in program management, program proposal, program implementation and program monitoring and evaluation in NGOs;
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills with ability to work flexibly, independently with minimal day-to-day supervision as well as in a team.
  • Working proficiency in English and Kinyarwanda; Knowledge of French will be added asset.

How To Apply:
If you meet all the above criteria, please submit your copies of degrees, diplomas, certificates and CV together with a cover letter including a statement describing your suitability for the position and 3 names and address of referees to:

Please note that:

The deadline for the submission is January 31, 2017 at 5:30pm
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


Kigali Christian School is a Private Christian School owned and operated by Youth for Christ/Rwanda which is a missionary movement entrusted with a global vision and committed to a mission of youth evangelism, discipleship, social involvement and leadership development.

In its Strategies, Youth for Christ/Rwanda reaches the youth through Education and thus started and owns KIGALI CHRISTIAN SCHOOL, KIGALI and RWAMAGANA Campuses.

It is against this back ground that Youth for Christ/Rwanda wishes to recruit competent and qualified person to fill the position of School Receptionist with at least 2 years of working experience in that career.  

Job Title: Receptionist - Full Time, One Position

Job summary:  To receive visitors in the best possible to ensure that the school program is effectively and efficiently serving our clients and staff.

Supervisor(s): Administrative Assistant; Campus Director

Faith and behaviors Requirements:

Faith – Follower of Jesus Christ and actively involved in a local church.

Behaviour – Self-Disciplined and teachable. Personal integrity in both professinal and private life.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:          

  • Follower of Jesus Christ and actively involved in a local church;
  • Passion to serve and work hard;
  • Self-disciplined and teachable;
  • Basic Administrative skills;
  • Friendly and humble;
  • Trustworthy and dependable;
  • A2 Level diploma or higher

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To receive all office visitors, including students, parents, staff, and community, in a warm and inviting manner.
  • To receive requests, letters, documents, or invitations and deliver to the appropriate responsible person.
  • To keep all pertinent information easily accessible to dispense to any visitors requesting information about KCS.
  • To answer KCS phone and take messages.
  • To receive online inquiries and disperse to the appropriate responsible person. 
  • To assist campus director with organizing the daily office appointments.
  • To assist in preparing school announcements or communications via written, text, or phone messages. 
  • To ensure the reception office is well maintained, organized, and clean. 
  • To assist the campus director and administrative assistant in other administrative tasks, such as file keeping, recording, communication drafting, printing, photocopying, communication drafting, form completion, registration, database-management, contact lists, etc, as available when not receiving or assisting office visitors or communication.

How To Apply:
Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications addressed to the National Director, Youth For Christ/Rwanda at the school head office at Kibagabaga not later than 27th   January 2017 including:

Application letter;
Curriculum Vitae bearing at least three referees;
Recommendation letter from the church;
Copies of academic credentials;
Photocopy of Identity Card/Passport.

Tel: +250 788 460 404

Loan Field Officer

Position: Loan Field Officer
Department: Customer Finance, Regional / National Hub
Level: Mid-level professional / Senior
Contract: Non-permanent
Working hours: Full-time

The Loan Field Officer (LFO) is based in region. He is responsible for the two following tasks within his designated geographical area of assigned Market Hubs (MH): (1) supporting the customer assessment process; (2) receivables work-out. The LFO reports to the Supervising Loan Field Officer.

The LFO is responsible to carry out the following tasks:

Supporting the customer assessment process

  • Carry out field visits to analyse existing customers with the aim to gather data for Mobisols’ benchmark database
  • In the future: Perform decision making within lines of Mobisols’ segmented approval rights

Receivables work-out:
Handle customers in late repayment according to Mobisols’ escalation routine. Work-out strategies and designated tasks of the LFO include:

  • Carry out phone calls with customers in late repayment
  • Carry out field visits and analyse customers in late repayment
  • Negotiate resumption of payment
  • Carry out repossessions in case customer defaulted
  • Establish and maintain relationship with local authorities
  • Work Process/ Authority

Reporting: Supervising Loan Field Officer

Authority: None


  • Customer Finance department Rwanda
  • Assigned RH
  • Assigned MHs, including Market Hub Operators, Sales Agents, MobisolTechnicans

  • Compliance with Customer Finance policy and procedural guideline
  • Maintaining PAR 1 at <= 5% in assigned region
  • 6 customers visited on average per day


  • Preference will be given to candidates who are living in Eastern Province
  • Diploma or Bachelors’ degree, preferably in Microfinance, Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness or other related fields of studies such as Economics, Community Development Studies
  • Relevant job experience, preferably as a loan officer or agricultural loan officer with a Microfinance Institution or SACCO is an asset. High priority will be given to those which have had a high exposure to individual lending methodology
  • High level of familiarity with typical income, expenditure and cash flow patternsof rural households and micro enterprises, including those offarmers, livestock farmers, business owners (trade, services, production) and employees
  • Strongabilitytocriticallyreflectself-reportedhouseholdfinancialdata
  • Good knowledge background in agriculture (crop and soil variety, crop cycles,farming methodologies, crop yield, agricultural value chains and risks, etc.)
  • Outstanding communication skills and ability to retrieve sensitive customer information
  • High willingness to spend the majority of time travelling within assigned districts to meet customers
  • Openness to working in a flexible and creative work environment
  • Very good organizational skills, dynamic self-starter and team player
  • High level of self-motivation, with an ability to balance multiple tasks while working under tight deadlines with close attention to detail, accuracy and quality at all times
  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda. English an asset.
  •  ComputerliteracyandproficiencywithMSExcelandWord
  • Moto cycle permit is required:  category A

The last day to send  CV January 25th 2017

Send the CV to the following email:

Training possibilities

  • Initial Mobisol product and service training
  • Regular database and excel training via MobisolAkademie

Thursday, 12 January 2017

ICS Project Coordinator Rwanda

Challenges Worldwide are looking for an ICS Project Coordinator to join our team as we set up a new project to support SME’s in Rwanda.

Grade: 3 (non-SMT)
Salary: £6000
Location: – Kigali, Rwanda

Status: Full Time
Line Manager: ICS Country Programme Manager

Issued: January 2017

Challenges believe in a world where everyone has access to good quality income opportunities, driven by fair and inclusive economies working within a connected global value chain.

We turn this vision into action through Social Enterprise, The Challenges Group (CG) and Charity, Challenges Worldwide (CW) by scaling the ability of individual enterprises to contribute to connected value chains. We use cloud based platforms to connect enterprises in emerging economies to the people and communities who want to make change happen.

Our hybrid approach spreads the cost of technical assistance and investment among different market, development and investment stakeholders while at the same time creating access to commercial opportunity.

Challenges in country delivery arms, CG:(Country), are part of the Challenges Group and enable enterprises to become data-driven decision makers; creating sustainable, commercial revenue streams for the consumers, communities &organisations they serve.

They do this by operating as local sales and marketing operations, sharing the innovative processes and tools of Worldwide and Group in a way that is tailored to local needs. This approach of constantly identifying the need and signposting opportunity from within regional and international markets creates a coherent operating model that is able to deliver relevant information and support to the whole value chain from a local perspective.

In this context, the ICS Project Coordinator will be responsible for administrative tasks and logistical support in the In-Country delivery, including regular contact with youth volunteer applicants, volunteer placement in-country, host-home and business placement support.

NB: The role will initially be held by Challenges Worldwide but its contract will pass to the management of the new CG: entity as they are established.

You must have the right to live and work in Rwanda from January 2017.

  •     Excellent written and verbal communication skills; including excellent phone manner
  •     Flexible and adaptable with an ability to prioritise a varied workload and meet deadlines whilst coping with the unexpected
  •     Strong administrative and organisational skills with an attention to detail
  •     Highly motivated with the ability to work independently, demonstrating use of initiative to complete tasks
  •     Ability to work effectively as part of a team; to communicate sensitively and effectively with other members of staff within Challenges and cross-organisationally
  •     An interest and commitment to international development and the leading role of young people in development
  •     Basic numeracy skills and ability to make accurate financial calculations
  •     Competence in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  •     Fluent written and spoken English

  •     Previous experience and knowledge of the ICS programme
  •     Experience of working with 18-25-year-olds from a wide range of backgrounds outside a formal learning environment
  •     Competency in CRM systems (Salesforce or similar) or Microsoft Access
  •     Competency in French

Main Responsibilities
Volunteer Security and Safeguarding
  •     Security lead: prepare for and respond to security concerns;
  •     Prepare for and respond to any emergencies, incidents or near-misses of volunteers in country;
  •     Provide ongoing health, pastoral and support for all volunteers;
  •     Adhere to all policies and procedures (incident reports, sexual assault, emergency responses, security and safety)
  •     Keep up to date on Country situations in relation to UK volunteers – Political Unrest / Health Issues / Threat of violence etc and communicate updates or changes to Regional Manager;

 Volunteer Support
  • Support In-country youth volunteers and volunteer Team Leaders through the ICS volunteer journey, from the stage of application to final action at home stage.
  •     Regular contact with local applicants and volunteers over the phone and via email to answer programme related questions and offer support to attend assessment days, training events and selection.
  •     Support CM in finding and allocating volunteers to host-homes
  •     Support CM in finding and allocating volunteers to business placements
  •     Support the volunteer Team Leaders (The UK and In-country Volunteers) with personal development goals and in managing teams of local and UK Volunteers
  •     Support Team Leaders and Volunteer teams on intercultural understanding and working effectively together

Logistical Support
  • Ensure that necessary logistical arrangement are made in good time and at the best value for the volunteer and the programme.
  • Book travel and accommodation where needed, for applicants, volunteers and staff
  • Use technical tools effectively such as CRM software (Salesforce) to log any contact and progress with an applicant or volunteer.
  • Manage resources effectively, spend programme money responsibly and organise own work to meet objectives on time.

Organisational Support
  • Support the In-Country Manager at all stages of the programme.
  •    Carry out administrative tasks and support staff to run assessment days, training events and other key delivery components.
  •     Support Team Leaders in gathering and reporting feedback from the volunteers weekly.
  •     Train to be an ICS assessment day selector and attend days where needed.
  •     Represent Challenges Worldwide and ICS at appropriate external events.
  •     Assist CM in financial reporting
  •     Travel as an in-country staff member when necessary.

 How to apply

Please send a CV and covering letter to

Application Deadline: Friday 20th January 2017

Monday, 9 January 2017

Programming Manager - 1 Post

Job Title: Programming Manager - 1 Post

Company: Econet Media
Division: Kwese Free TV
Location Rwanda

This job is open only to Rwanda Citizens only


Identify and implement programming opportunities that will enhance the content and appeal of the Kwese Sports Channels

  • Representing Kwese Sports to rights holders and leading the company’s acquisition efforts within Kenya.
  • Creating concepts for successful in-house programming
  • Identifying and acquiring rights to Kenyan sports events
  • Where possible and appropriate, creating original events in which Kwese holds the equity. 
  • Overseeing the scheduling of the channels including the integration of promotions, interstitials and advertising.
  • Assisting the GM in presenting sponsorship opportunities to agencies and companies
  • Working closely with Marketing to ensure a unified marketing of the channels across all promotional platforms. 
  • Overseeing the creation and scheduling of channel promos. 
  • Work closely with the legal team for contracts reviews, contracts drafting and content proposals.
  • Approve payments to suppliers in accordance with contracts and relevant payment schedules.

  1. Programming content for Kenya
  2. Programming schedule for Kenya

  • Production houses
  • Right’s holders
  • In-country colleagues
  • Regulators

  • Matric / Grade 12

  • Bachelor's degree in Media Studies preferable

Must have a comprehensive knowledge of:-
  • Sport, 
  • The sports rights commercial world, 
  • The television industry, 
  • Kenyan consumers, 
  • The development of digital distribution and the exploitation of social media;
  • Have good relationships with key right’s holders
  • Strong, effective communication skills  
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines 
  • Negotiation skills

How To Apply:

Please send your application letter and  CV to -

In your email use Job title and country as the subject line of the email.

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HR/Office Manager - 1 Post

Job Title: HR/Office Manager
Company: Econet Media
Division Kwese Free TV
Location Kigali

Incumbent Supervisor (1st Level) - General Manager and dotted line to Head of HR

This job is open only to Rwanda Citizens only

To ensure the smooth running Kweseof the office and implement HR practices that are aligned with the Kwese overall HR goals and objectives.


Office Management
  • Maintains office services by organizing office operations and procedures; controlling correspondence; designing filing systems; reviewing and approving supply requisitions; assigning and monitoring clerical functions.
  • Maintains office efficiency by planning and implementing office systems, layouts, and equipment procurement.
  • Designs and implements office policies by establishing standards and procedures; measuring results against standards; making necessary adjustments.
  • Create and maintain a staff contact list.

Human Resources
  • Manage the end to end recruitment process
  • Provide onboarding and manage entire process of new starters and ensure all  documentation is signed and returned to Central HR
  • Obtain relevant information from employees and enter it onto the database
  • Inform payroll of new starters by sending them the Offer Letter, Id and personal details form
  • Where appropriate recommend amendments to policies based on country-specific labour laws
  • Advise staff and management on country specific labour laws
  • Distribute and advise management and staff on HR policies and procedures
  • Create and maintain personnel files
  • Manage all HR-related processes in line with Central HR guidelines
  • Assisting employees to book training courses, getting invoices and submitting to finance for payment 
  • Providing all employees with visa letters and confirmation of employment as and when required for travel purposes
  • Consult with employees about HR matters
  • Informing payroll of terminations by sending them the Acceptance of   Resignation
  • Produce HR reports as determined by the business or Central HR
  • Manage leave requests and keep records of all Kenya leave and distribute to Central HR
  • Manages staff benefits including SLA’s with vendors and general staff queries
  • Manage supplier relationships – recruiters, training providers etc.
  • Ad hoc HR projects as required

  • Decides on office-related processes
  • Decides on HR-related admin procedures in line with Central HR

  1. Suppliers
  2. Staff in Kenya
  3. General Manager: Kenya
  4. Head of HR: Kwese Free TV

  • Matric / Grade 12

  • HR diploma or degree preferred

  • Over 5 years HR and office management experience
  • Experience in the media industry preferred
  • Self- starter
  • Ability to interact professionally at all levels
  • Organised
  • Trustworthy
  • Reliable
How To Apply:

Please send your application letter and  CV to -

In your email use Job title and country as the subject line of the email.

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ITOTO Pharmacy would like to recruit a Pharmacist on the following conditions:

  •     Coordinate the activities of the Pharmacy
  •     Insure the purchase of pharmaceutical products and their storage
  •     Control the temperature of the refrigerator of the store
  •     Ensure the registration of medicines and pharmaceutical products in the system
  •     Ensure the sale of reagents, consumables and other products
  •     Establish bills for drugs and other products sold
  •     Ensure the follow-up and the recovery of invoices ;
  •     Prepare weekly and monthly sales report
  •     Make the monthly inventory of stock and provide ad hoc report
  •     Execute others related duties as assigned.

Qualifications and work experience:
  • To have a Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy

How To Apply:
Interested candidates should send the following documents to the following e-mail: and

Your application should include;
  1.     Application letter
  2.     CV
  3.     Copy of diplomas/certificates
  4.     Copy of the license to practice
  5.     ID
  6.     Certificate of service

The deadline for application is 23th January 2017 at 6:00 pm.

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Friday, 6 January 2017

Projects Officer

Are you a bold, proactive go-getter, quick learner, open minded, focused, self-motivated team player? Are you willing to grow your career and grab available career growth opportunities based on key performance indicators in a fast growing African company?

The Hive Rwanda Ltd, a subsidiary of The Hive Group, is looking for a unique Individual to serve as its PROJECTS OFFICER to provide leadership and direction to its projects’ initiative in Rwanda! This unique individual should meet the following requirements, although ATTITUDE is everything!

    A beekeeping/agriculture/agribusiness related degree with a solid experience of working in Rwanda’s beekeeping/honey/agribusiness sector. Additional qualifications and experience in project management will be an added advantage.
    A solid experience as a salesperson handling individuals, organizations (public, private sector and NGOS) farmer cooperatives and groups etc.
    A solid experience in handling or taking part in projects from inception to implementation.
    Ability to provide leadership to teams and adapt to new conditions if and when required.
    Ability to create high level contacts in the beekeeping & agriculture industry (across government, NGOs and private sector) and building a valuable business network round them.
    Ability to be hands-on and ready to actively get involved in technical aspects of practical beekeeping and/or willingness to learn and master technical beekeeping management skills from in-house beekeeping experts and transfer these skills to others.
    Ability to implement company’s strategies with speed, precision and creativity and great attention to details under minimum supervision.
    An excellent communicator in English and Kinyarwanda, with French as an added advantage.
    Should be a focused, self-motivated with 100% commitment to duties and responsibilities.
    Should be able to switch seamlessly between executive board room presentations and field interactions with farmers including trainings, awareness creation, practical demonstrations etc.
    Ability to proficiently use Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint to prepare and present reports, proposals, plans, budgets in a coherent manner. Note that you will be required to demonstrate this proficiency practically.
    Should be willing to earn a basic salary plus performance-based bonuses against set targets.
    Should be willing to undertake frequent travel to rural areas of Rwanda when necessary away from the duty station in Kigali.

To apply, address your Letter of Interest indicating why you think you are suitable for this position including your expectations (or range of expectations) for basic salary and your CV to  before 12th January 2017.

Monday, 2 January 2017

Volunteer, Health Financing and Malaria (6 months)

Volunteer, Health Financing and Malaria (6 months)

Country : Rwanda
City : Kigali
Type : Volunteer, International |
Business Unit : HIV, TB & Health Financing

More information about this job:

Founded in 2002, by President William J. Clinton, the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to strengthening integrated health systems around the world and expanding access to care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria and other illnesses. Based on the premise that business oriented strategy can facilitate solutions to global health challenges, CHAI acts as a catalyst to mobilize new resources and optimize the impact of these resources to save lives, via improved organization of commodity markets and more effective local management. By working in association with governments and other NGO partners, CHAI is focused on large scale impact and, to date, CHAI has secured lower pricing agreements for treatment options in more than 70 countries. In addition, CHAI’s teams are working side-by-side with over 30 governments to tackle many of the largest obstacles to effective treatment and care. Given the current global funding landscape, the Health Financing team is focused on providing technical support to governments in overcoming financing barriers to achieve universal access to health services.

CHAI currently seeks a Volunteer to work with its health financing and malaria programs. The Volunteer will play an important role in CHAI Rwanda’s work in light of the upcoming country application submissions for the next Global Fund grant in malaria, HIV and TB. With the Health Financing and Malaria CHAI teams, the Volunteer will have two core functions: firstly, to provide effective assistance on the upcoming Global Fund application, and secondly, to work with the Health Financing team in conducting critical health systems analysis and formulating strategic solutions that can be leveraged as part of a comprehensive health financing strategy.  The Volunteer will report to the Health Financing Program Manager. The position will have a duration of 6 months.

The ideal candidate must have advanced analytical, problem-solving and organizational competencies. The candidate is expected to be highly fluent in Excel and be able to build quantitative models independently with minimal supervision.  The candidate will also demonstrate excellent communications skills and display cultural sensitivity. S/he must be able to manage multiple tasks and drive multiple work plans forward. S/he must exhibit a passion for results and commitment to excellence. We place great value on the following qualities: academic excellence, entrepreneurship, responsibility, tenacity, independence, energy and work ethic.

Provide robust data management and analytical support to the in-country team by actively participating in structuring the analytical approach and problem-solving in areas such as:
Providing effective assistance to the national HIV, TB & Malaria programs on their Global Fund grant application;
Developing quantitative models to understand resource needs of key health interventions at national and facility levels and to mobilize additional resources for the health sector and distribute them equitably, effectively and efficiently;
Providing analytical support to prioritize interventions in light of limited resources;
Identifying, providing recommendations, and supporting the implementation of operational efficiencies;
Supporting the design and implementation of long-term financial sustainability plans;
Supporting the development of investment cases for disease programs and health systems areas; and
Performing any other duties assigned by the Program Manager

Bachelor's degree with a minimum of three years of professional experience in public sector finance, banking, management consulting or other relevant private and public sector experience
Highly-motivated, entrepreneurial, with outstanding problem-solving skills and analytical capabilities;
Demonstrated experience building and analyzing quantitative models to inform decision-making, including experience developing or evaluating financial models;
Strong diplomatic and interpersonal skills, and ability to build strong professional relationships with a range of stakeholders in a challenging, multicultural environment;
Exceptional organizational and communication skills, including the ability to prepare compelling presentations and to communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively;
Demonstrated ability to multi-task, be effective in high-pressure situations and adapt to fast-paced and changing environments with a strong commitment to excellence;
Strategically minded, able to think creatively around long-term program objectives and the detailed steps necessary to achieve these goals;
Ability to manage ambiguity, work independently on complex projects and deliver results in a timely manner;
Advanced technical proficiency with MS Excel and PowerPoint; and
Proficiency in English is required and proficiency in French is an asset


Experience working in health care financing particularly in developing countries;
Experience with increasing levels of responsibility and leadership;
Familiarity with a broad range of key global health issues including health systems challenges in developing countries; and
Experience working in Africa, particularly Sub-Saharan Africa

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