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Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Technician


Position: Technician

Qualifications:
Advanced diploma in Mechanical engineering/Electrical Engineering/Electronic engineering .Minimum two years experiences in power Systems. Knowledge on generators an added advantage.
Applicants for both posts should be between 30-50 years

How To Apply:
Interested qualified candidates are requested to submit their application and academic credentials by email to -  advert20000@gmail.com by 15th September 2016

ACCOUNTANT


Position: ACCOUNTANT

Qualifications:
Degree holder/Advanced diploma/CPA.
At least three years in the relevant field, able to run and manage an accounting office and do financial reports. Proficiency in QuickBooks an added advantage.

How To Apply:
Interested qualified candidates are requested to submit their application and academic credentials by email to -  advert20000@gmail.com by 15th September 2016

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Head of Operations Department


UNGUKA BANK Ltd, BP 6417 KIGALI, Code: 100500249 having its registered office in Kigali, Nyarugenge District, DORONA HOUSE; would like to recruit competent and qualified staff for the following positions:

Head of Operations Department

Under the administrative supervision of the CEO, the head of Operations Department is responsible for the overall leadership and management of the Department.

Key responsibilities:

    Provide strategic direction to the Operations department and guide all its activities to support the Bank's growth strategies and achieve projected business results;
    Initiate, establish and maintain the Bank's operating policies and procedures, monitor and ensure their regular update and consistent application;
    Drive operational processes, maintaining effectiveness and efficiency while monitoring compliance to Central Bank regulations as well as total client satisfaction;
    Monitor daily operations in order to ensure the achievement of a strong level of compliance to internal controls and adherence to the best standards of quality both within the processes and in the services to clients;
    Develop and manage a team of highly skilled professionals and motivate them to grow the Bank's business and deliver quality results;
    Ensure that products are operational and ensure regularity the operations;
    Oversee the bank's payment system;
    Oversee cash management in the branches;
    Produce periodic reports.

Qualifications and other requirements

The candidates must:

    Be of Rwandan Nationality;
    Have at least a bachelor's degree in Economics, Management, Finance and Banking
    Proven experience of at least 5 years in bank business in a senior supervisory position;
    Fluent in English ;
    Team player;
    Have organizational skills and management priorities
    Demonstrate a high level of integrity;
    Be immediately available to start work.

Application

Interested applicants should send to recruitment@ungukabank.com an application letter and detailed curriculum vitae, not later than 9h September, 2016 at 4:00 pm.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to pass the selection test.

Head of Risk Department


UNGUKA BANK Ltd, BP 6417 KIGALI, Code: 100500249 having its registered office in Kigali, Nyarugenge District, DORONA HOUSE; would like to recruit competent and qualified staff for the following positions:

Head of Risk Department

Under the administrative supervision of the CEO, the head of Risk and Compliance Department is responsible for the overall leadership and management of the Department.

Key responsibilities:

    Establishment of systems and procedures relating to risk identification, measurement and control and monitoring of loan and investment portfolio quality and early warning signals;
    Ensuring that risk remains within the boundaries established by the board and the Central Bank regulations;
    Ensuring that business lines comply with risk parameters and prudential limits established by the hoard;
    Remedial measures to address identified deficiencies and problems;
    Report periodically to the Board of Directors.

Qualifications and other requirements

The candidates must:

Be of Rwandan Nationality;have at least a university degree in Economics or Management;Proven experience of at least 3 years in risk management in a supervisory position;Fluent in English ;Team player;Have organizational skills ;Demonstrate a high level of integrity;Be immediately available to start work.


Application

Interested applicants should send to recruitment@ungukabank.com an application letter and detailed curriculum vitae, not later than 9h September, 2016 at 4:00 pm.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to pass the selection test.

Loan Officers


As part of its expansion, UNGUKA BANK Ltd, BP 6417 KIGALI, Code: 100500249 having its registered office in Kigali, Nyarugenge District, DORONA HOUSE; wishes to recruit competent and qualified loan officers to be appointed in its branches:

Under the supervision of Branch Manager, Loan officers will be responsible for loan book growth and credit analysis and specific following duties:

Explain eligibility and credit conditions, procedures and necessary documentation to applicants;Provide written information about the conditions of the loan types available and the loan application forms to potential applicants and to conduct a preliminary assessment of applications;Arrange and conduct interviews with applicants and, for business loans, carry out field visits for applicants who satisfy the preliminary assessment;Check the creditworthiness of applicants;Check the applicant's collateral;Evaluate applications on the basis of information submitted and compiled,
and subsequently to prepare recommendations for the Credit Manager;Ensuring that the credit taken out is used effectively for as it was
originally intended;Gather information and submit required reports.Qualifications and other requirements                                            

The candidates must:

Be of Rwandan Nationality;Have a bachelor degree in Management , Economics and Finance with at least Distinction;Proven experience of at least 2 years in banking industry in credit management;fluent in English and knowledge of French as added value ;Team player;Have organizational skills ;Demonstrate a high level of integrity;Be immediately available to start work.

Application

Interested applicants should send to recruitment@ungukabank.com an application letter and detailed curriculum vitae, not later than 9th September, 2016 at 4:00 pm.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to pass the selection test.

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Pullet Caretaker


easyHATCH Ltd is offering a prime role for energetic, dynamic person to join our team. The successful candidate will need to approach their job with zeal, integrity and utmost honesty.
The Pullet Caretaker is responsible for supporting all aspects of the barns. Work involves performing a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled poultry related tasks in accordance with specific instructions of a well-established routine. Work is subject to general supervision through inspections and review of results of work.

You will be required to attend to live animals, cleaning and general upkeep of the poultry houses. You will be responsible for feeding and vaccinations of chickens as part of your other duties. Prior
knowledge of poultry keeping will be advantageous. You will attend to any duties as directed by the Farm Manager.

easyHATCH will provide you with all the necessary basic training specific to our farm operations.
This is a hands-on job and you must be comfortable with handling both live and dead animals.

THE PERSON WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Someone who is passionate, self-motivated and incentivized by the opportunity of being the master of their own destiny with the ability to produce meaningful results. We are looking for candidates that are able to deliver a consistent output that requires more management support and guidance than micro-management in order to meet their key performance indicators. You must be well groomed, well-mannered and speak clearly and professionally. Reliability, honesty and ethical values are absolutely necessary and non-negotiable.

You must be self-driven, highly motivated and display a high level of confidence.
Must have the following people skills:
• Communication
• Service driven
• Team player

DESIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE & TRACK RECORD

Pre-requisites Skills & Qualifications
 Must have good communication skills (Kinyarwanda, Kiswahili, English, French).
 A certificate/degree in Agriculture (Animal Production) is preferred.
 Must possess the ability to work in a highly dynamic environment, under time constrains, and to
a very high standard of accuracy.
 High sense of organization and structure.
 Efficient on time management.
 Good team player.
 Sound knowledge of breeder operations
 Ability to carry out manual duties
 Varied experience in farm work


Key Responsibilities
 General maintenance of the farm
 Operating machinery
 Maintaining safe working environment
 Ensuring welfare of livestock & perform vaccinations
 Work daily in temperatures of 80-90 degrees
 Check the feeders, waters, and otherwise cares for poultry
 Clean poultry houses/pens
 Clean/maintain feeders and water devices
 Keep and check records on mortality of poultry, feeding of poultry, and other information on
flock
 Check the machinery and informs Farm Manager if there is a problem
 Maintain proper lighting and ventilation for poultry
 Perform related work as directed by the Farm Manager

Specific Technical, Personality Or Job Skills
• Integrity and honesty
• Be physically fit
• Work well with your hands
• Be attentive to detail
• Be self-driven & take initiative
• Be good with numbers
• Be comfortable operating machinery and equipment
• Ability to work independently and multi-task
• Must demonstrate commitment and ability to work under pressure
• Very meticulous and rigorous.
• Must be able to lift at least 20kg.
• Must be able to perform all job duties of the position.
• Must be able to reach, bend, twist and lift above the head. Also, must be able to work in various
climate conditions.
• Must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.

REMUNERATION PACKAGE
An attractive market related remuneration package is offered – Please indicate salary expectation when applying. easyHATCH will not sponsor a work Visa for this position. You must provide proof of the right to work in
Rwanda. Preference will be given to Rwandan citizens.
easyHATCH will provide all the necessary basic training.

APPLICATION

Send your resume/CV to:
Email: careers.info@easyhatch.rw
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Friday, 15 July 2016

Business DevelopmentIntern (Internship) – Jumia - Rwanda


Jumia is the largest e-commerce mall in Africa with over 100,000 unique visitors a day, buying everything from Fashion to Phones. Founded in June 2012, Jumia's vision is to become the largest retailer in Africa, offering customers a shopping experience that is convenient, safe and second to none. With an employee base of over 1000 people, a 90,000 square feet e-commerce campus and core values of best-in-class delivery, innovation, and a customer-centric approach at all times, Jumia is set to become the largest retailer in Africa offering customers the widest assortment at affordable prices.
Africa is one of the fastest growing economies in the globe, offering excellent opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment. Its economic growth has enabled innovative businesses to flourish and this is where Rocket Internet steps in.

We want to create a well-balanced team of talented, truly dynamic and highly motivated individuals with a passion for emerging markets and Africa. We are currently looking for outstanding candidates interested in entrepreneurship and web businesses.

Job Description: Business Development(Internship)

Identifying and targeting revenue potential by focusing on securing sustainable repeat business
Negotiating best conditions with partners while still building long lasting relationship
Creating trust with all partners
Monitoring and analyzing sales and external market trends
Building strong customer relationships by leveraging information and defining opportunities

Qualifications and Experience
  • Must be studying or has completed a degree in Engineering, Computer Sciences, Maths or with Business or any degree related to the previously mentioned.
  • Must be able to speak both English and Kinyarwanda fluently with generally good communication skills
  • Energetic and willing to take on field work (experience with field work is a plus)
  • Must be able to use MS Excel and MS Word.
  • Driven, Fast learner and very enthusiastic about online business.
  • Experience outside Rwanda is an added advantage
  • If performance is exceptional, possibility to gain a full time position.
 We Offer
  • An amazing learning culture.
  • The ability to make an impact in athe development of a new business.
  • The internship will be for a period of 3 Months
  • A chance to be part of an international team that offers great opportunities for growth.


To apply please go to; https://africainternetgroup.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=820ae641-e2d5-4ea4-a29b-56218798728d

Mahatma Gandhi University vacancies


Mahatma Gandhi University is seeking to advertise vacancies in various positions.

Incredible Work Abroad Opportunity!


Work abroad with one of the largest most reputable Universities in the world!

We are seeking dedicated, honest and versatile employees to work in India and Africa in a variety of positions.


1.     We are seeking people who can teach the following faculties: Management, ICT and Engineering and who are willing to relocate to new and exciting locations around the world for both short term and long term assignments.



2.      We are seeking competent persons to fill the following positions

a.       Director of Student Support Services.

b.      Accountant.

c.       Public Relations Officer.

d.      Administration Assistant.

e.      Marketing Officer.

f.        Assistant Librarian.

g.       Front Office Personnel.

h.      Estate Manager.

The preferred people should be versatile and capable of doing a variety of administrative work.


This is a highly respectable institution that is only seeking the highest caliber employees. Contact:+918130296297 (what's app)/+250782185312 or email: operations@mgu.ac.rw/ inquiry@mgu.ac.rw

Tuesday, 5 July 2016

Accountant


Our company is the leading broiler producer based in Bugesera District, Rwanda servicing high end clients in Kigali. Founded in 2012, we have established an unrivalled track record for quality and service. Due to our expansion plans and marketing strategy, we are looking for an experienced full time accountant well versed in Rwandan law and a proven record of working with professional companies.

The candidate will work from the main site in Myange, Bugesera district. We will expect them to be an integral part of the team, leading initiatives and driving efficiencies.

Duties and responsibilities.
He or she will be required to develop manage the following areas and report directly to the General Manager;
  • Cashflow
  • Budgetary projections and controls
  • Management accounts
  • Tax analysis and submissions along with the preparation of annual accounts and answering Auditors queries.
  • Multidisciplinary cost centres.
  • Inventory reconciliations
  • Liaising with the sales and purchasing Manager forCreditor / Debtor control.
  • Implementation and subsequent monitoring of system controls.
  • Book keeping
  • Payroll.
  • Other duties that may be required by the General Manager.
Conditions of employment;
Working time will be Monday to Saturday.
Leave – 18 days (3 weeks) per year.
Salary: Rwandan Francs only – negotiable – please send your current and expected salary when you send your CV or it will not be considered.


Qualification and experience;
CPA or CMA.
Minimum 5 years in a business accountant function.

Skills and competences;
Fluency in English is a pre-requisite.
Knowledge / experience of working with Tally and Xero accounting software will be beneficial.
Strong reporting and communication skills.

Eligibility;
Must be able to work full time in Rwanda and be a resident of the EAC.
Must be able to commence within 1 month of formal offer being received.

Application;
All applicants are to submit their current CV to neal.roper@peal.rw
Application deadline will be the 17th July.



Thursday, 23 June 2016

Project accountant


Position title: Project accountant/ USAID Twiyubake Program

Reports to: Financial officer

Job location:  Musanze

Duration: One year renewable based on performance

JOB PURPOSE:
The accountant will be responsible for preparing payments for field activities and checking accountabilities from the field offices. He/she will also be responsible for recording the accounting transactions in the accounting system and filing of support documents.

Major Responsibilities
  •     Assist  in the preparation of quarterly budgets, cash projections and budget execution reports
  •     Prepare payments for field activities and ensure accountabilities for field activity advances are accurate and obtained on time;
  •     Prepare cheque payments and payment vouchers for approval;
  •     Maintain accurate books of accounts and assist  in the preparation of timely monthly project financial project reports and invoices to be submitted to the donor;
  •     Record the accounting transactions in QuickBooks on timely basis;
  •     Maintain proper filing of the accounting records;
  •     Maintain the chequebooks and payment orders;
  •     Facilitate the external audit of the project and any other internal audit that may be arranged periodically;
    Perform other related duties as required.

DESIRED COMPETENCES
  •     Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
  •     At least 2 years of experience in a similar position
  •     Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English or French and Kinyarwanda
  •     Knowledge of Quickbooks accounting software desirable
  •     Have experience in and be familiar with USAID implementation programs desirable.

Interested candidates with required skills and competences are requested to submit their applications (only hard copies will be accepted) addressed to FXB Rwanda Executive Director. The applications include motivation letter,CVs and well completed FXB application form must be submitted to FXB Rwanda Rwanda coordination office located at Kigali / Kimihurura, Rue Amajyambere 676 St 6, not later than Friday,  July 8th 2016at 16h00. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for exams.

The application form can be downloaded from: http://www.mediafire.com/download/68hw76cw49ch06q/Job_Application_Form_-__FXB.pdf

Finance Officer (1 Post)


Position Title: Finance Officer (1 Post)
Reports to: Finance Manager

Job location: Coordination Office, Kigali
Period: One year renewable based on performance


JOB PURPOSE:
Te Finance Officer will be responsible for ensuring compliance with donor requirements and organizational finance and administration procedures. He/she will be responsible for ensuring accuracy of accounting records and books of accounts.

Major Responsibilities
  •     Assist in the preparation of annual budget and project budgets;
  •     Verify payments for field activities and ensure accountabilities for field activity advances are accurate and obtained on time;
  •     Verify whether all the support documents are accurate, complete and have followed the procurement procedures of the organization;
  •     Record the accounting transactions in Quickbooks on timely basis;
  •     Prepare monthly payrolls and payments of statutory deductions;
  •     Prepare monthly bank reconciliation statements;
  •     Maintain proper filing of the accounting records;
  •     Verify requests for petty cash reimbursements and conduct surprise petty cash counts;
  •     Verify whether the payments are in accordance with the annual budgets and prepare quarterly budget execution reports;
  •     Check compliance with procurement procedures before making payments and in accordance with the annual procurement plan;
  •     Ensure requests for VAT reimbursement are prepared on time and follow up on reimbursement
  •     Supervise the work of the driver/logistics officer such as renewal of vehicle registrations, vehicle maintenance, vehicle inspection, renewal of vehicle insurance, etc.
  •     Participate in meetings and other events organized by donors and other stakeholders related to finance;
  •     Provide the information required during the annual audit of the organization and project audits;
  •     Assist the Finance Manager in compiling quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports to donors;
  •     Update regularly the inventory of assets;
  •     Supervise the work of the accountant;
  •     Perform other related duties as required.

DESIRED COMPETENCES
  •     Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in accounting , related field, professional qualification highly desirable
  •     At least 3 years of experience in a similar position
  •     Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English or French and Kinyarwanda
  •     Knowledge of Quickbooks accounting software desirable
  •     Have experience in and be familiar with USAID implementation programs desirable.

Interested candidates with required skills and competences are requested to submit their applications (only hard copies will be accepted) addressed to FXB Rwanda Executive Director. The applications include motivation letter,CVs and well completed FXB application form must be submitted to FXB Rwanda Rwanda coordination office located at Kigali / Kimihurura, Rue Amajyambere 676 St 6, not later than Friday,  July 8th 2016at 16h00. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for exams.

The application form can be downloaded from: http://www.mediafire.com/download/68hw76cw49ch06q/Job_Application_Form_-__FXB.pdf

Purchasing 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.

Job Title:              Purchasing Officer

Industry:              Nonprofit/Agriculture
Employer:            One Acre Fund / Tubura

Job Location:        Kigali with travel around Rwanda
Duration:               Full time contract

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 across East Africa. Our approach has won widespread validation, winning grants from The MasterCard Foundation and Gates Foundation.

Job Description

The procurement department is growing fast within One Acre Fund and there are opportunities for strong performing officers to grow. This role would require strong creative problem solving skills, flexibility, a get-stuff-done mentality, and a willingness to patiently communicate with internal clients and external suppliers to help solve problems. The position requires a person with a strong positive attitude and a desire to learn. 

Primary Duties of the Purchasing Officer
  •     Execute request for quotations, supplier selection, and purchases for the Rwanda team
  •     Maintain relationships with OAF suppliers and maintain supplier database in Kigali
  •     Identify and build new supplier relationships for new and existing products
  •     Identify opportunities for cost savings through buying in bulk and improved supplier sourcing methods
  •     Implement ways to improve efficiency and current procurement processes
  •     Manage and save proper documentation using google sheets and google drive
  •     Enter data into SAP for purchasing services as requested by your manager or the data coordinator
  •     Be flexible and willing to learn and execute new systems and processes as needed
  •     Assist in running open tendering process and potentially play a leading role
  •     Provide accurate reports of tasks accomplished
  •     Perform additional tasks as requested by the manager

One Acre Fund invests in building management and leadership capacity. We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through weekly mentorship and regular 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.

Qualifications
  •     Undergraduate degree from a recognized academic institution
  •     1 year of consistent work experience required; more than 2 years preferred
  •     Educational background in procurement, supply-chain management, logistics, business management, CIPS or related study is preferred though not required
  •     Experience in a demanding professional environment such as a private business, start-up, or NGO preferred
  •     Demonstrated computer skills in google (email and spreadsheets) and Microsoft Office required; knowledge of SAP preferred
  •     Strong written and oral communicator
  •     Good attention to detail
  •     Leadership experience at work or outside of work
  •     Proven ability to set and meet targets
  •     Fluent in English and Kinyarwanda, French is a plus
  •     Passionate about serving smallholder farmers
  •     Tenacity and a go-getter mentality a must

How To Apply


Please click on this link: http://form.jotformpro.com/form/41264122616951 .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, colour, region, sex, disability status or any other characteristic protected by the law.


Deadline:              6th July 2016

Tuesday, 21 June 2016

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)


IGIHE LTD is a private media & IT business, operating in Rwanda since 2009. IGIHE offers media & IT services with special focus on online service. IGIHE LTD operates in video production industry with a modern video studio. IGIHE LTD provides the best creative talent on market for; news coverage, video production and coverage, public relations and advertising campaigns, and promotional programs. Our team is comprised of individuals who have driven solid revenue, industry change, and memorable "grass roots" promotions that have directly influenced the marketplace in Rwanda.

It is against this background, that IGIHE LTD would like to hire a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to manage the company’s finances.

Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer ( CEO), the CFO  is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company, to include the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.

Primary requirements, knowledge and experience
  •     Abilities to work and communicate effectively
  •      Demonstrated leadership qualities, and ability and skills to succeed in a team work environment.
  •     Ability to engage in strategic and long-range planning and visioning.
  •     Ability to assess and improve organizational systems and practices
  •     Ability to analyze and interpret financial systems and reports
  •     Knowledge of best practices in accounting systems, and up to date knowledge of current financial and accounting software
  • Proficiency in Kinyarwanda and English. French would be an added value
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Financial management
How To Apply:

Interested candidates are kindly requested to drop their curriculum vitae at IGIHE LTD Head office, Ndamage Building, 4th Floor KN 82 st or send us an email at - info@igihe.com  for more details.

The deadline for submission is Friday, July 8th 2016.

General Manager


Position: General Manager
Location - Kigali, Rwanda

MeshPower is an exciting startup company developing and implementing innovative solutions to provide rural electrification. We provide affordable, renewable, 24 hour electricity through our solar-powered nanogrids to village-sized communities without access to the national grid.

Originally started in London by a team of electrical engineers, the Rwanda subsidiary now employs 25+ people and has over 1,000 customers, with plans to grow very quickly. MeshPower is a fast-moving, rapidly changing company, characterised by a high degree of personal responsibility, quick decision-making and a dynamic and innovative business environment. Please see our website for further information: meshpower.co.rw.

We are looking for an experienced and driven individual to lead our growing team in Rwanda. The General Manager will be responsible for MeshPower in Rwanda, reporting directly to the CEO in London. S/he will lead the teams covering sales & marketing, field operations, technical & maintenance, customer service, finance & administration and production & repairs. Most importantly, they will be hiring to grow these teams substantially.

Responsibilities
⦁    Delivery of MP Rwanda business targets, notably annual revenue and sales targets, reporting these to the board
⦁    Manage MP Rwanda staff, working with the leadership team to create, manage and monitor team structures as well overseeing their training and continuous workplace learning
⦁    Oversee the development of regional offices in Rwanda and manage the logistics, staffing and communications policies to make these work effectively
⦁    Head external relations in Rwanda, working with all stakeholder groups, notably government, NGOs, the investor community and other industry players
⦁    Work with senior management team in London, providing regular feedback and interaction and helping to co-ordinate the efforts of the different offices
⦁    Co-ordinate with the head office in London for all technical, commercial, production and legal assistance.
⦁    Constantly investigate new business opportunities and new products, working with the technical and product team to make sure MeshPower’s offering is the best in the market
⦁    Oversee and be responsible for MP Rwanda’s finances; the preparation and delivery of accounts, budgets and financial reports

Required skills
⦁    Five or more years’ experience with proven success in a similar role in Rwanda, or comparable African market
⦁    Entrepreneurial and excited about the opportunity to creatively build a dynamic, non-traditional business in a nascent industry
⦁    Passionate about the social impact that MeshPower delivers, bringing innovative, clean, renewable and affordable electricity to rural African markets
⦁    Comfortable working independently and remotely in a lean environment
⦁    Likes getting hands dirty trying work out to how to grow a high-potential business
⦁    A natural people-person, that has experience and a track record leading others
⦁    Willing to spend up to 40% of his/her time in the field interacting with staff, agents and customers
⦁    Fluent in both verbal and written English and Kinyarwanda
⦁    High competency with word processing and spreadsheet programs.
⦁    University graduate, preferably with a business, finance or accounting degree.
⦁    Experience implementing and managing projects, especially ones with logistical challenges

Other
⦁    The salary will be competitive and commensurate with the applicant’s level of experience.
⦁    Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are not always able to respond to every application.

To apply for this position please complete the pre-screening: http://goo.gl/forms/nNJcjF41Qk7pXN162.

We are looking to fill this role as soon as possible so please complete pre-screening at your earliest convenience.



Thursday, 16 June 2016

Financial Service Strengthening Specialist


International Resources Group (IRG), an Engility company, seeks a Financial Service Strengthening Specialist for the anticipated Feed the Future Rwanda Sustainable Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition (SFAN) Activity that will increase smallholder farmer incomes, improve household nutritional status, and increase the resilience of the agriculture system to the changing climate. The Financial Service Strengthening Specialist will be responsible for project activities associated with increasing access to financial services for agriculture, addressing both supply and demand-side factors. This includes, but is not limited to, strengthening financial sector capacity, increasing demand for financial services linked to the agricultural sector, and increasing the availability of financial services to women, men, and youth smallholder farmers, as well as entrepreneurs, agro-dealers, processors, and business advisory services.

This position is contingent upon award and client funding.

Minimum Tangible Qualifications
  •     Bachelor’s degree in economics, finance, business administration, or related field required; Master’s degree in relevant field highly preferred
  •     Minimum 5 yearsof progressively responsible international work experience in the area of agricultural access to finance
  •     Progressive experience with development of financial services packages and products appropriate for a range of organizations, from farmer organizations to medium size processors or input suppliers, targeting agricultural markets
  •     Experience with gender mainstreaming in agriculture development programs;
  •     Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  •     Past experience with USAID funded projects preferred

Application Procedure: Please send CV and cover letter to RwandaSFAN@engilitycorp.com with reference to the position you are applying to in the subject line.

Deadline is 13/07/2016.