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Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Cost and Management Accountant


CIMERWA Ltd is Rwanda's largest cement manufacturer with capacity of 600,000tons of cement per year with PPC Ltd having 51% shareholding.The company Operates a dry process technology Plant in Muganza Sector, Rusizi District in Western Province. As part of its localization and optimization plans the Company is recruiting professionals to fully optimize its production capacity and hence cater for the country's growing demand for cement and that of the region.

CIMERWA Ltd is looking for experienced professional to fill the following vacancy;
Cost and Management Accountant

Qualification:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • A Professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA etc. would be an added advantage.

Experience:

  • At least 3 years relevant experience in a similar role in a manufacturing company.


Special Requirements:

  • To be Rwandan by Nationality;
  • Exceptional knowledge of standard cost accounting and variance analysis.
  • Excellent analytical and numerical abilities.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and pressure.
  • The ability to work as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in ICT;
  • High level of English proficiency (Read, Write & Speak), Integrity and honesty.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Kinyarwanda; French or Swahili would be advantageous.


Reporting to the Chief Finance Officer the Cost and Management Accountant will be responsible for;

  • Planning, Studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor.
  • Capital expenditure reporting and cash flow management.
  • Analyzing changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided, to determine effects on cost.
  • Analyzing actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
  • Recording cost information for use in controlling expenditures.
  • Analyzing audits of costs and preparing reports.
  • Making estimates of new and proposed product costs.
  • Providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.
  • Maintaining Cost Accounting System.
  • Assisting in Month end close of the General Ledger.
  • Conducts physical inventories and monitors cycle count program.
  • Reconciles finished goods inventories.


HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates are requested to submit the application at CIMERWA Ltd head office at BUGARAMA, RUSIZI District, and western Province or at its liaison office at KIMIHURURA, City of Kigali and/or at E-mail:cimerwa@cimera.rw copies of their Degree certificates, application letter, detailed curriculum vitae and any other relevant certificates not later than Friday 11th August 2017.

Manager, Centre of Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT


he Mastercard Foundation is a global foundation based in Toronto, Canada. Our programs promote financial inclusion and advance youth learning in Africa. The Foundation was established in 2006 through the generosity of Mastercard when it became a public company. From inception, the Foundation was designed to be a separate entity and independent from Mastercard. Our policies, operations and funding decisions are made by our President and Board of Directors.

POSITION:  Manager, Centre of Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT

LOCATION:          Kigali, Rwanda

About The MasterCard Foundation

The Mastercard Foundation is a global foundation based in Toronto, Canada. Our programs promote financial inclusion and advance youth learning in Africa. The Foundation was established in 2006 through the generosity of Mastercard when it became a public company. From inception, the Foundation was designed to be a separate entity and independent from Mastercard. Our policies, operations and funding decisions are made by our President and Board of Directors.

The Foundation believes that every person has the potential to transform their lives and improve the lives of their families and communities. The Foundation collaborates with partners to advance sustainable and scalable solutions in microfinance and youth learning, focusing on countries that face high rates of poverty and growing numbers of out-of-school youth. Much of this work will be accomplished by building strong institutions in developing countries – particularly Africa – and investing in robust evaluation and learning agendas.

The Foundation values innovative and fresh thinking as it strives to become a global thought-leader. Its work is achieved by a strategic, nimble and highly entrepreneurial team with a proactive and results-oriented approach to its philanthropic activities. The organization’s culture is shaped by people who are driven and passionate about the Foundation’s mission.

COUNTRY OFFICE IN KIGALI, RWANDA

The Mastercard Foundation is opening an office in Rwanda to support two new initiatives:

Rwanda Employment and Enterprise Development Initiative (REEDI) will increase productive employment for young people; expand access to financial inclusion for tourism related businesses and improve the capabilities of, and coordination between, key stakeholders, in the tourism and hospitality industry; and,

Secondary Education Teachers’ Initiative which seeks to improve the quality of teaching and learning in secondary schools.

An office in Kigali provides an opportunity to oversee the management and implementation of the two initiatives, drive the country-level coordination of all Foundation interventions and represent the Foundation at a country level in close liaison with senior management in Toronto, Canada.

THE CENTRE

The Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT will be housed in a university setting in Kigali, but will operate independently. The Centre will be managed by the Mastercard Foundation and will benefit from being co-located with a like-minded African institution in Rwanda to benefit from cross fertilization of ideas and to gain operational efficiencies.

The Centre will spark innovation and promote promising practices in the use of ICT for teaching and learning through a range of activities targeted at education leaders, practitioners and innovators from across Africa.

The Centre will foster ICT innovations by working with innovators and ICT entrepreneurs and will share best practices and advance research to disseminate “what works” in ICT policy and practice.  The Centre will also develop and host multiple sessions each year with a range of ICT players from across the continent.

THE POSITION

Reporting to the Director Education and Learning, the Manager for the Center will play an integral role in bringing the Centre to life. The Manager will have overall responsibility for both launching the Centre and leading its ongoing operations. This role is ideal for an entrepreneurial leader who is comfortable developing and launching programs and juggling a range of duties on an ongoing basis from managing a dynamic physical space to executing creative programming for a diverse range of audiences.

The Manager will work collaboratively with members of the Foundation team in Rwanda and Foundation staff in Toronto to lead the implementation of the Centre as part of the Secondary Education Teachers Initiative and will ensure the visibility of the initiative through high level engagement in the field. The Manager will promote the highest standard of program management and leadership in accordance with the vision, mission and guiding principles of the Mastercard Foundation.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT in Rwanda.
  • Support the strategic development and evaluation of all aspects of the Centre.
  • Work closely with the Toronto team to configure the physical space for the Centre.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with the host institution and leverage their skills and capabilities.
  • Develop and manage a detailed work plan for Centre activities.
  • Partner with senior management in Toronto to establish and manage a budget for the Centre.
  • Plan, execute and manage a broad range of Centre activities including convening’s, funding innovations and developing a virtual platform.
  • Manage and develop Centre staff, over time, to achieve the objectives of the Centre.
  • Provide expertise and technical support to the initiative to improve teaching and learning in Africa.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues on the Country team and other Foundation teams to advance the broader Secondary Education Teachers Initiative.
  • Work with the Country Representative and Foundation Leadership to build and manage relationships and liaise with partners, employers, community and key stakeholders relevant to the Foundation’s portfolio in Rwanda.
  • Build and manage relationships with thought leaders and global stakeholders in the field to increase the Foundation’s knowledge base, visibility and contribution to teacher development initiatives in Africa and beyond.
  • Communicate progress and learnings from the Centre internally across the Foundation and externally with partners, policy makers and collaborators in the field.
  • Attend relevant conferences and seminars to maintain an up-to-date knowledge base on emergent trends and issues that are geared towards improving teaching and learning in ICT and to build the reputation of the Centre and broader program.
  • Engage with and support the work of the Initiative Working Group.
  • Other duties as required.


Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • Master’s degree or higher in international education and/or teacher training and development.
  • Minimum of six (6) years’ experience in the education sector, including teacher professional development.
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience leading and managing a team.
  • Greater consideration will be given to individuals with local knowledge and experience.
  • Strong understanding of education policy, practice and issues across the continent.
  • Experience with integration of technology in education. Experience with educational technology (EdTech) hubs will be an advantage.
  • Experience and knowledge in using ICT for teaching and learning technology.
  • Experience with running and managing a space such as a school or conference centre.
  • A successful track record of leading and managing programs and building partnerships.
  • Substantive knowledge of key issues and emerging trends and barriers in teacher education.
  • Excellent prioritization and time management skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills in a multi-cultural setting.Ability to handle multiple tasks, reprioritizing tasks where necessary.
  • Superior written and verbal communication and presentation skills in English.
  • Ability to set and achieve clear objectives and deadlines to meet deliverables.
  • Proficient computer skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Flexible, intellectually curious and open. This individual is comfortable with ambiguity, receptive to new ideas and is also willing to change when presented with best options.
  • Is confident and comfortable challenging expert opinion.
  • Act as a change agent to drive innovation forward by fostering collaboration with cross functional groups and teams.
  • Demonstrates a high degree of interpersonal skills with the ability to manage relationships at all levels both internally and externally.
  • Innovative and entrepreneurial. This individual can formulate and develop new or creative approaches to problems and inspires others on the team to do so as well.
  • Professional maturity and sensitivity to working within different cultures.
  • Impeccable integrity as demonstrated through solid judgement.


BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION

The Foundation offers an excellent benefits package and a salary that is commensurate with experience.

LOCATION

This position is located at the Foundation’s office in Kigali, Rwanda.

TO APPLY

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, with the position beginning immediately.

Please email your resume along with a cover letter explaining your interest in the position to humanresources@mastercardfdn.org, indicating “Manager, Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT” in the subject line of your email. All applications are appreciated; however, please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

The application deadline for this posting is August 14th, 2017.

The MasterCard Foundation welcomes and encourages applications from all individuals. Accessibility accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Operational Support Assistant


he Mastercard Foundation is a global foundation based in Toronto, Canada. Our programs promote financial inclusion and advance youth learning in Africa. The Foundation was established in 2006 through the generosity of Mastercard when it became a public company. From inception, the Foundation was designed to be a separate entity and independent from Mastercard. Our policies, operations and funding decisions are made by our President and Board of Directors.

POSITION: Operational Support Assistant

LOCATION:          Kigali, Rwanda

About The MasterCard Foundation

The Mastercard Foundation is a global foundation based in Toronto, Canada. Our programs promote financial inclusion and advance youth learning in Africa. The Foundation was established in 2006 through the generosity of Mastercard when it became a public company. From inception, the Foundation was designed to be a separate entity and independent from Mastercard. Our policies, operations and funding decisions are made by our President and Board of Directors.

The Foundation believes that every person has the potential to transform their lives and improve the lives of their families and communities. The Foundation collaborates with partners to advance sustainable and scalable solutions in microfinance and youth learning, focusing on countries that face high rates of poverty and growing numbers of out-of-school youth. Much of this work will be accomplished by building strong institutions in developing countries – particularly Africa – and investing in robust evaluation and learning agendas.

The Foundation values innovative and fresh thinking as it strives to become a global thought-leader. Its work is achieved by a strategic, nimble and highly entrepreneurial team with a proactive and results-oriented approach to its philanthropic activities. The organization’s culture is shaped by people who are driven and passionate about the Foundation’s mission.

COUNTRY OFFICE IN KIGALI, RWANDA

The Mastercard Foundation is opening an office in Rwanda to support two new initiatives:

Rwanda Employment and Enterprise Development Initiative (REEDI) will increase productive employment for young people; expand access to financial inclusion for tourism related businesses and improve the capabilities of, and coordination between, key stakeholders, in the tourism and hospitality industry; and,

Secondary Education Teachers’ Initiative which seeks to improve the quality of teaching and learning in secondary schools.

An office in Kigali provides an opportunity to oversee the management and implementation of the two initiatives, drive the country-level coordination of all Foundation interventions and represent the Foundation at a country level in close liaison with senior management in Toronto, Canada.

THE POSITION

The Operational Support Assistant will report to the Director, Education and Learning and Youth Livelihood with a dotted line to the Senior Program Manager, Youth Livelihoods and work directly with team members in the Country Office. This position will have frequent interactions with other Foundation staff in Toronto, Canada. The successful candidate will demonstrate the Foundation's core values - Achievement, Innovation and Collaboration.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Act as initial contact for individuals contacting the office and advise regarding the most appropriate avenues to handle efficiently.
  • Build, liaise and sustain relationships with employees, external stakeholders and general public on behalf of the Country Office.
  • Provide administrative support to all Kigali office staff.
  • Manage and coordinate calendars including prioritizing and resolving scheduling conflicts as required.
  • Coordinate and/or support global travel arrangements including hotel bookings, ground/air transportation, travel itineraries and meeting briefs in advance of all trips. This could also include visas, mobile roaming packages and expense reports.
  • Act as the office’s first point of call for any queries and answer internal and external calls promptly and politely.
  • Assist with budget preparation and forecasting.
  • Prepare meeting documents and manage material as appropriate.
  • Assist with special projects.
  • Facilitate other administrative processes as needed.
  • Facilitate internal communication within the team.
  • Schedule meetings and coordinate related logistics such as room bookings, catering, refreshments, and document preparation for all attendees.
  • Coordinate logistics of project meetings and events including scheduling and hosting of external guests.
  • Create, maintain and update the organization of files and records for both teams.
  • Manage agenda and chair bi-weekly FI and YL team meetings.
  • Maintain organization of the database, shared network drives and SharePoint sites.
  • Oversee and manage facilities and office management which would include ordering and maintaining supplies, health and safety, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • Successful Completion of a College diploma or University degree.
  • Minimum three (3) to five (5) years of experience in an Administrative Assistant role in a fast-paced environment.
  • Local knowledge and experience preferred.
  • Ability to cope with flexibility, thrive with energetic colleagues, and take initiative.
  • High level of proficiency with current technology including; Microsoft Office, with an emphasis on Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Strong attention to detail with an aptitude for proofreading, suggesting alternatives and making modifications.
  • Ability to plan ahead and manage work in order to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent prioritization and time management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, exhibiting grace under pressure.
  • Ability to analyze financial data (budgets) and format Word or PPT documents.
  • Excellent initiative and possess a "take charge" attitude and sense of ownership.
  • Strong communication skills in English; written and spoken.
  • Driven and results-oriented.
  • Service oriented with a willingness to take on a variety of tasks/activities.
  • Must be able to work independently with little direction or supervision, and possess ability to coordinate and manage multiple projects.
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.
  • Ability to set and achieve clear objectives.
  • Professional maturity. 
  • Sensitivity to working within different cultures.
  • Impeccable integrity.


BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION

The Foundation offers an excellent benefits package and a salary that is commensurate with experience.

LOCATION

This position is located at the Foundation’s office in Kigali, Rwanda.

TO APPLY

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, with the position beginning immediately. Please email your resume along with a cover letter explaining your interest in the position to humanresources@mastercardfdn.org, indicating “Operational Support Assistant” in the subject line of your email. All applications are appreciated; however, please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

The application deadline for this posting is August 14th, 2017.

The MasterCard Foundation welcomes and encourages applications from all individuals. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Program Manager, Youth Employment


he Mastercard Foundation is a global foundation based in Toronto, Canada. Our programs promote financial inclusion and advance youth learning in Africa. The Foundation was established in 2006 through the generosity of Mastercard when it became a public company. From inception, the Foundation was designed to be a separate entity and independent from Mastercard. Our policies, operations and funding decisions are made by our President and Board of Directors.

POSITION:  Program Manager, Youth Employment

LOCATION:          Kigali, Rwanda

About The MasterCard Foundation

The Mastercard Foundation is a global foundation based in Toronto, Canada. Our programs promote financial inclusion and advance youth learning in Africa. The Foundation was established in 2006 through the generosity of Mastercard when it became a public company. From inception, the Foundation was designed to be a separate entity and independent from Mastercard. Our policies, operations and funding decisions are made by our President and Board of Directors.

The Foundation believes that every person has the potential to transform their lives and improve the lives of their families and communities. The Foundation collaborates with partners to advance sustainable and scalable solutions in microfinance and youth learning, focusing on countries that face high rates of poverty and growing numbers of out-of-school youth. Much of this work will be accomplished by building strong institutions in developing countries – particularly Africa – and investing in robust evaluation and learning agendas.

The Foundation values innovative and fresh thinking as it strives to become a global thought-leader. Its work is achieved by a strategic, nimble and highly entrepreneurial team with a proactive and results-oriented approach to its philanthropic activities. The organization’s culture is shaped by people who are driven and passionate about the Foundation’s mission.

COUNTRY OFFICE IN KIGALI, RWANDA

The Mastercard Foundation is opening an office in Rwanda to support two new initiatives:

Rwanda Employment and Enterprise Development Initiative (REEDI) will increase productive employment for young people; expand access to financial inclusion for tourism related businesses and improve the capabilities of, and coordination between, key stakeholders, in the tourism and hospitality industry; and,

Secondary Education Teachers’ Initiative which seeks to improve the quality of teaching and learning in secondary schools.

An office in Kigali provides an opportunity to oversee the management and implementation of the two initiatives, drive the country-level coordination of all Foundation interventions and represent the Foundation at a country level in close liaison with senior management in Toronto, Canada.

THE POSITION

Reporting to the Senior Program Manager Youth Livelihoods, this position will support the design and delivery of the Foundation’s Youth Employment Initiative.  The Program Manager will work collaboratively with members of the Youth Livelihoods team as well as the Finance, Learning and Strategy and Financial Inclusion teams in Toronto to implement and improve the initiative strategy, support the implementation of the initiative with select partners and ensure the visibility of the initiative through high level engagement in the field.

The Program Manager will manage a set of partners as well as leverage the development of new partnerships to support the Initiative. The Program Manager will work closely with the Senior Program Manager and other Foundation staff to promote the highest standard of program management and leadership in accordance with the vision, mission and guiding principles of The Mastercard Foundation.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Support the REEDI Initiative in Rwanda, including related partnerships, stakeholder engagement, learning, strategy and coordination.
  • Engage with and coordinate the work of the Initiative Working Group.
  • Work with the Country Representative, Initiative team and Foundation Leadership to build and manage relationships, liaise with partners, employers, community and key stakeholders relevant to the Foundation’s portfolio in Rwanda.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues in the Country team and other Foundation teams to identify and evaluate new opportunities. 
  • Support the strategy development and evaluation of the Rwanda Employment and Enterprise Initiative.
  • Identify, design, develop and recommend projects for funding.  This work includes field visits, due diligence of potential partners and projects, program and budget development.
  • Identify, develop and manage private sector and industry related partnerships with a focus on employers.
  • Ensure alignment and coordination of Initiative programs with global, regional and national policies, priorities and opportunities for contribution to the field of improving teaching and learning.
  • Communicate progress and learnings from projects internally across the Foundation and externally with partners, policy makers and collaborators in the field.
  • Attend relevant conferences and seminars to maintain an up-to-date knowledge base on emergent trends and issues that are geared towards improving teaching and learning and to build reputation of the program.
  • Coordinate internal and external advisory groups to ensure regular consultation, convening and update on the progress of the initiative.
  • Plan, coordinate and implement regional and global workshops, sessions and other meetings to support improved teaching and learning in collaboration with partners and Foundation team.
  • Other duties as required.


Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • Master’s degree in economics, business administration, tourism or hospitality related studies.  
  • Minimum six (6) years’ experience in development work, particularly private sector, entrepreneurship and/or employment. This experience could also include working in the tourism and hospitality training sector, management, customer service or experience working with a managing multi stakeholders and/or private sector partnerships.
  • Substantive knowledge of key issues and emerging trends in youth employment in Africa and globally with an emphasis on tourism and hospitality.
  • Greater consideration will be given to individuals with local knowledge and experience.
  • A successful track record of leading and managing programs and building partnerships across government, the private sector and civil society.
  • Innovative, entrepreneurial and able to formulate and develop a new or creative approach to a problem and inspires others on the team to do so as well.
  • Substantive knowledge of key issues and emerging trends/barriers in tourism and hospitality.
  • Demonstrated competencies and experience in building capacity of SMEs and institutions.
  • Experience with global grant making.  This experience may come from working in another funding organization, corporation or an NGO. 
  • Excellent prioritization and time management skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills.  Ability to handle multiple tasks, reprioritizing tasks where necessary. 
  • Superior written and verbal communication and presentation skills in English. Fluency in other languages relevant to the work, particularly French or Kinyarwanda, is also desirable.
  • Ability to set and achieve clear objectives and deadlines to meet deliverables.
  • Proficient computer skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Flexible, intellectually curious and open. This individual is comfortable with ambiguity, receptive to new ideas and is also willing to change when presented with best options.
  • Is confident and comfortable challenging expert opinion.
  • Act as a change agent to drive innovation forward by fostering collaboration with cross functional groups and team.
  • Demonstrates a high degree of interpersonal skills with the ability to manage relationships at all levels both internally and externally.
  • Innovative and entrepreneurial. This individual can formulate and develop a new or creative approach to a problem and inspires others on the team to do so as well.
  • Professional maturity and sensitivity to working within different cultures.
  • Impeccable integrity as demonstrated through solid judgement.

BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION

The Foundation offers an excellent benefits package and a salary that is commensurate with experience.

LOCATION

This position is located at the Foundation’s office in Kigali, Rwanda.

TO APPLY

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, with the position beginning immediately. Please email your resume and cover letter explaining your interest in the position to humanresources@mastercardfdn.org.  Please include Program Manager Youth Employment in the subject line.  All applications are appreciated; however, please note, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

The application deadline for this posting is August 14th, 2017.

The Mastercard Foundation welcomes and encourages applications from all individuals. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Monday, 17 July 2017

Operational Support Assistant


POSITION:           Operational Support Assistant

LOCATION:          Kigali, Rwanda

About The MasterCard Foundation

The Mastercard Foundation is a global foundation based in Toronto, Canada. Our programs promote financial inclusion and advance youth learning in Africa. The Foundation was established in 2006 through the generosity of Mastercard when it became a public company. From inception, the Foundation was designed to be a separate entity and independent from Mastercard. Our policies, operations and funding decisions are made by our President and Board of Directors.

The Foundation believes that every person has the potential to transform their lives and improve the lives of their families and communities. The Foundation collaborates with partners to advance sustainable and scalable solutions in microfinance and youth learning, focusing on countries that face high rates of poverty and growing numbers of out-of-school youth. Much of this work will be accomplished by building strong institutions in developing countries – particularly Africa – and investing in robust evaluation and learning agendas.

The Foundation values innovative and fresh thinking as it strives to become a global thought-leader. Its work is achieved by a strategic, nimble and highly entrepreneurial team with a proactive and results-oriented approach to its philanthropic activities. The organization’s culture is shaped by people who are driven and passionate about the Foundation’s mission.

COUNTRY OFFICE IN KIGALI, RWANDA

The Mastercard Foundation is opening an office in Rwanda to support two new initiatives:

Rwanda Employment and Enterprise Development Initiative (REEDI) will increase productive employment for young people; expand access to financial inclusion for tourism related businesses and improve the capabilities of, and coordination between, key stakeholders, in the tourism and hospitality industry; and,

Secondary Education Teachers’ Initiative which seeks to improve the quality of teaching and learning in secondary schools.

An office in Kigali provides an opportunity to oversee the management and implementation of the two initiatives, drive the country-level coordination of all Foundation interventions and represent the Foundation at a country level in close liaison with senior management in Toronto, Canada.

THE POSITION

The Operational Support Assistant will report to the Director, Education and Learning and Youth Livelihood with a dotted line to the Senior Program Manager, Youth Livelihoods and work directly with team members in the Country Office. This position will have frequent interactions with other Foundation staff in Toronto, Canada. The successful candidate will demonstrate the Foundation's core values - Achievement, Innovation and Collaboration.

Specific Responsibilities

Act as initial contact for individuals contacting the office and advise regarding the most appropriate avenues to handle efficiently.
Build, liaise and sustain relationships with employees, external stakeholders and general public on behalf of the Country Office.
Provide administrative support to all Kigali office staff.
Manage and coordinate calendars including prioritizing and resolving scheduling conflicts as required.
Coordinate and/or support global travel arrangements including hotel bookings, ground/air transportation, travel itineraries and meeting briefs in advance of all trips. This could also include visas, mobile roaming packages and expense reports.
Act as the office’s first point of call for any queries and answer internal and external calls promptly and politely.
Assist with budget preparation and forecasting.
Prepare meeting documents and manage material as appropriate.
Assist with special projects.
Facilitate other administrative processes as needed.
Facilitate internal communication within the team.
Schedule meetings and coordinate related logistics such as room bookings, catering, refreshments, and document preparation for all attendees.
Coordinate logistics of project meetings and events including scheduling and hosting of external guests.
Create, maintain and update the organization of files and records for both teams.
Manage agenda and chair bi-weekly FI and YL team meetings.
Maintain organization of the database, shared network drives and SharePoint sites.
Oversee and manage facilities and office management which would include ordering and maintaining supplies, health and safety, etc.
Other duties as assigned.
Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

Successful Completion of a College diploma or University degree.
Minimum three (3) to five (5) years of experience in an Administrative Assistant role in a fast-paced environment.
Local knowledge and experience preferred.
Ability to cope with flexibility, thrive with energetic colleagues, and take initiative.
High level of proficiency with current technology including; Microsoft Office, with an emphasis on Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
Strong attention to detail with an aptitude for proofreading, suggesting alternatives and making modifications.
Ability to plan ahead and manage work in order to meet deadlines.
Excellent prioritization and time management skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills, exhibiting grace under pressure.
Ability to analyze financial data (budgets) and format Word or PPT documents.
Excellent initiative and possess a "take charge" attitude and sense of ownership.
Strong communication skills in English; written and spoken.
Driven and results-oriented.
Service oriented with a willingness to take on a variety of tasks/activities.
Must be able to work independently with little direction or supervision, and possess ability to coordinate and manage multiple projects.
Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.
Ability to set and achieve clear objectives.
Professional maturity.
Sensitivity to working within different cultures.
Impeccable integrity.
BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION

The Foundation offers an excellent benefits package and a salary that is commensurate with experience.

LOCATION

This position is located at the Foundation’s office in Kigali, Rwanda.

TO APPLY

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, with the position beginning immediately. Please email your resume along with a cover letter explaining your interest in the position to humanresources@mastercardfdn.org, indicating “Operational Support Assistant” in the subject line of your email. All applications are appreciated; however, please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

The application deadline for this posting is August 4, 2017.

The MasterCard Foundation welcomes and encourages applications from all individuals. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Director


Abt Associates, a global leader in implementing technical assistance programs and research in the fields of economic growth, agriculture, social and environmental policy, and climate change, seeks highly qualified candidates for the anticipated five-year USAID-funded Feed the Future Rwanda Orora Wihaze project, which will promote the production, processing, distribution, and commercialization of animal-source foods to increase the availability and consumption of protein. Orora Wihaze will ultimately seek to improve the dietary diversity of pregnant and lactating women and children aged 6-23 months.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Director – The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Director (MEL) will manage monitoring and evaluation systems to ensure data quality and regular reporting of project results, and will participate in ongoing learning and adaptive management of project interventions.

Candidates must have a Master’s degree in a relevant field and at least 8 years of experience leading monitoring, evaluation, and learning activities, including maintaining databases, provide training to local partners, and contributing to adaptive management and learning. USAID experience required; Feed the Future experience highly preferred.

How To Apply:

Interested candidates may send a CV and cover letter to RwandaJobs@abtassoc.com.

Please include the title of the position and “Orora Wihaze” in the subject line of the email. One email per position application. Deadline for applications is Friday, 28 July 2017. All positions are contingent upon program award and funding.

Rwandan nationals are encouraged to apply. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits.

Grants Manager


Abt Associates, a global leader in implementing technical assistance programs and research in the fields of economic growth, agriculture, social and environmental policy, and climate change, seeks highly qualified candidates for the anticipated five-year USAID-funded Feed the Future Rwanda Orora Wihaze project, which will promote the production, processing, distribution, and commercialization of animal-source foods to increase the availability and consumption of protein. Orora Wihaze will ultimately seek to improve the dietary diversity of pregnant and lactating women and children aged 6-23 months.

Grants Manager – The Grants Manager will oversee grants management for the project and is responsible for managing relationships with program grantees including grant application and selection process, contract and deliverable management, and funding management.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in international development, finance, business, civil society management or other relevant field and at least 6 years of relevant experience managing grants for international development programs, and knowledge and expertise of local civil society organizations working in livestock development and nutrition. Experience managing grants for USAID programs required.


How To Apply:
Interested candidates may send a CV and cover letter to RwandaJobs@abtassoc.com.

Please include the title of the position and “Orora Wihaze” in the subject line of the email. One email per position application. Deadline for applications is Friday, 28 July 2017. 

All positions are contingent upon program award and funding. Rwandan nationals are encouraged to apply. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits.

Financial Sector Expert


Abt Associates, a global leader in implementing technical assistance programs and research in the fields of economic growth, agriculture, social and environmental policy, and climate change, seeks highly qualified candidates for the anticipated five-year USAID-funded Feed the Future Rwanda Nguriza Nshore project, which will facilitate the emergence of a dynamic off-farm sector that can generate more and higher wage employment for the broad majority of Rwandans who are currently engaged in subsistence agriculture and other marginal economic activities. Nguriza Nshore will encourage the creation and growth of productive off-farm businesses that can generate employment by alleviating constraints to entrepreneurship, particularly constraints to finance.

Financial Sector Expert – The Financial Sector Expert will oversee activities spanning risk analysis and management, product development, and other technical assistance for financial institutions.

Candidates must have a Master’s degree in finance or related field; at least 8 years of experience in financial services and financial sector strengthening; and demonstrated experience providing technical expertise to financial institutions to encourage them to increase their lending and product offerings.


How To Apply:

Interested candidates may send a CV and cover letter to RwandaJobs@abtassoc.com.

Please include the title of the position and “Nguriza Nshore” in the subject line of the email. One email per position application.

Deadline for applications is Friday, 28 July 2017.

All positions are contingent upon program award and funding. Rwandan nationals are encouraged to apply. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits.

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

HR & Administration Coordinator


The American Refugee Committee is an international nonprofit, nonsectarian organization that has provided humanitarian assistance and training to millions of beneficiaries over the last 35 years. ARC works with refugee communities in 11 countries around the world, helping people regain control of their lives. The people ARC serves have lost everything to events completely beyond their control. ARC provides shelter, clean water and sanitation, health care, skills training, micro-credit education, protection and whatever support we can to let people begin again.

POSITION TITLE:  Human Resources & Administration (HRA) Coordinator

DATE: Re-advertised, June 2017
COUNTRY PROGRAM: Rwanda
RESPONSIBLE TO: Country Director, Rwanda
STATUS: Full Time, based at ARC Kigali - Main office
SUPERVISORY CAPACITY: Country HR and Administration staff

The overall goal of ARC’s program in Rwanda is to improve the wellbeing and self-reliance of the displaced refugee population from DRC and Burundi by ensuring the provision of basic services (adequate health care & nutrition, shelter, water, sanitation & hygiene, HIV/AIDS prevention & treatment), improving food security and enabling economic recovery in six refugee camps located in Rwanda.

ARC is looking for an experienced, result driven, innovative and highly conscientious individual to join its team in the position of country HR & Administration Coordinator. The HR & Administration Coordinator is a senior member of the country program leadership team, and will oversee the human resources and administration activities of the entire Rwanda country program.

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

  • Oversee implementation of departmental plan, and continually measure departmental progress against key strategic goals, regularly report on progress, and hold his/her team accountable to prioritizing and expected delivering results.
  • Keep up to date with Rwanda country Employment and Labor Laws, and guide ARC Rwanda HR policy compliance and decisions around key people issues such as staffing plans, structural compensation management, benefits, training and development, budget, and labor relations.
  • Take a lead role in staff welfare, discipline and corrective actions.
  • Lead in recruiting new staff and development of key existing talent with clear career mapping and planned growth opportunities.
  • Work with the Leadership Team to maintain and monitor an effective administrative and human resource system to support all program sector activities while assuring accountability and transparency.
  • Champion ongoing staff training and skills development, including through ARC LEADS program and performance management.
  • Compensation - salary/wage analysis and plans - working hand in hand with Rwanda finance control unit
  • Support in technical management of field based administration staff ensuring high levels of HRA competency within the team.
  • Represent ARC HRA matters in Rwanda including in sectoral or professional associations
  • All other backstopping duties necessary as directed by the Country Director.


EDUCATION, TECHNICAL SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

  • A minimum of seven years’ experience successfully running a robust country or large program level HRA department. International experience in developing countries a plus.
  • Minimum of Master’s degree in Human resources, Administration, NGO Management or closely related social sciences required; with post graduate qualifications and relevant professional certifications preferred.
  • Minimum four years of unit director or equivalent level experience, supervising senior and middle level HRA teams.
  • Experience successfully working in and with diverse multi-cultural teams and environment.
  • Exceptional computer skills in Microsoft software products: Excel, Word, outlook etc. and HR and Administration software.
  • Solution, service and support oriented attitude and work ethic; and a willingness to guide colleagues and charges towards exploring options and solutions, while assuring fidelity to expected HRA policies and compliance.
  • Experience with change management in HRA settings, promoting process improvement, people skills and employee welfare and retention.
  • Strong communications proficiency and presentation skills in English required.
  • Active membership and participation in professional HR networks and associations expected.

Good understanding of inter/national human resource policies and procedures.

KEY BEHAVIORS & ABILITIES

  • A team player, with ability to work in a high paced, demanding environment.
  • Flexibility to work long extended hours if needed, to meet changing or high demands of a large and fast paced country program.
  • Great mentorship, coaching and support-approach to work.
  • Extreme flexibility with the ability to cope with stressful, likely changing scenarios or situations.
  • Exhibit the values of respect, team-spirit, non-violence, impartiality, humor, equity, dedication, inquisitiveness, simplicity in work-style and integrity.
  • Transparency, accountability and ethical behavior in daily organizational activities.


Interested and qualifying candidates should submit applications – to include 1 page Cover Letter, an updated CV (max. 3 pages), and three names (plus titles & contacts) of relevant professional referees - to the following email address: RWHRJobs@arcrelief.org

Only applications received through the above indicated dedicated email address will be considered. The deadline for submission of applications is July 12, 2017 at 17:00hrs. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

American Refugee Committee is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.  American Refugee Committee complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

Human Resources Country Lead - Rwanda


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 more than  180,000 farm families with 1,500 full-time staff in Rwanda. In Burundi, We have grown to serve 40,000 farm families with over 400 full-time staff. Organization wide, we are on track to serve one million farmers across 10 countries by 2020. We only serve farmers, and we always put Farmers First.

Job Title:         Human Resources Country Lead - Rwanda
Industry:          Nonprofit/International Development
Function:         Human Resources
Employer:        One Acre Fund

Job Location:   Rubengera, Karongi

Duration:         Minimum 2 years commitment, full-time job

Organization Description

One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with the financing and training they need to grow their way out of hunger and poverty. Instead of giving handouts, we invest in farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income. We supply a complete service bundle of seeds and fertilizer, financing, training, and market facilitation—and we deliver these services within walking distance of the 400,000 rural farmers we serve.
We measure success in our ability to make farmers more prosperous and we always put Farmers First. www.oneacrefund.org

Wanted

Experienced professionals with 5+ years’ work experience and a demonstrated passion for helping both our staff and clients achieve their full human potential. The Human Resources Country Lead must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience running a robust HR department, ideally within Rwanda.

Job Description
People are the most valuable resource at One Acre Fund. The Human Resources Country Lead (HRC Lead) will coordinate the delivery of services, policies and programs through HR staff and advise One Acre Fund leadership on key HR issues. Responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Department Management - The HRC Lead will be ultimately responsible for ensuring that exceptional levels of service delivery are maintained throughout all HR functions at One Acre Fund Rwanda, including: General HR (Policy, Employee Administration, Welfare, Corrective & Disciplinary Action, etc.), Structural Compensation Management, Recruitment, Payroll, HR Training, HR Policy Communications, Data Management, Decentralized Regional HR.
  • HR Expertise - The HRC Lead will stay abreast of country Employment and Labor Laws, using this knowledge in a close working relationship with One Acre Fund Leadership and Managers to guide HR policy compliance and decisions around key people issues including: strategic staffing plans, structural compensation management, benefits, training and development, budget, and labor relations.
  • HR Competency Management & Development - The HRC Lead will effectively manage and mentor HR staff at the headquarters and regional offices in Rwanda, ensuring high levels of HR competency within the team. S/he will develop a strategic plan for the department enabling it to meet the service needs of over 3,000 staff members, serving 1 million farmers by 2020. Anticipating future departmental needs, the HRC Lead will recruit new talent and develop key existing talent with clear career mapping and planned growth opportunities.
  • Representation - The HRC Lead will represent all One Acre Fund HR staff in Rwanda. As the face of the HR department in country, s/he will represent the department in cross-departmental meetings, working groups, and external relationships with key HR partners.
  • Oversight & Reporting - The HRC Lead will oversee departmental spending through ownership of the department budget and monthly BvA reports. S/he will continually measure departmental progress against key strategic goals, regularly report on progress, and hold his/her team accountable to prioritizing and delivering results.       
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.

Qualifications
We are seeking exceptional professionals with 5+ years of work experience and a demonstrated passion for international development. Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience running a robust HR department, ideally within Rwanda.
  • Demonstrated experience in the following competencies: Human Resources Management, Hiring, Developing Standards, Fostering Teamwork, Management Proficiency, Managing Profitability, Promoting Process Improvement, Building Relationships, Organizational Astuteness, People Skills, Retaining Employees, Setting and Driving Vision.
  • Strong leadership, strategic thinking, and financial management skills.
  • Values champion: naturally goes above and beyond ethical conduct to ensure team value alignment and maintain the One Acre Fund work culture.
  • A proactive learning mindset. The ideal candidate participates in conferences, professional organizations, and educational opportunities; reads professional publications; maintains personal networks.
  • Strong communications proficiency and presentation skills.

We seek passionate professionals who combine deep maturity with patience, flexibility, and a humble approach to service to join our growing family of leaders.

Preferred Start Date
- Flexible

Compensation
This role contains fast raises for performance, paying a meaningful salary for long-term placement.

Benefits
Health insurance, room and board, local taxes, travels allowances.
Sponsor International Candidates

No; Rwandan citizens only.

How to Apply
Please click on this link: https://www.oneacrefund.org/careers/job-openings#sec-200924

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.

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.

Mobile Developer


DMM.HeHe Ltd formerly known as HeheLabs Ltd was founded in 2010 and based in Kigali, Rwanda.

DMM.HeHe Ltd. develops mobile technologies for brands to elevate their service delivery. Its technologies allow businesses to;

Empower their customers to reach them directly and on-the-go
Manage remote, part-time, and mobile workforces anywhere in the world
Locate their workforce or clients; receive instant activity alerts and messages
Measure and analyze key indicators, and plan for their business
Integrate local mobile payments while allowing their business to serve the masses.

Job Position: Mobile Developer

Products Development – Kigali, Kigali City

About the Role:

We are looking for a qualified Mobile Developer to join our product development team with his/her primary task as handling high standard development and maintenance of  mobile applications for our various stakeholders while working closely with our product designers and peer developers.

Duties & Responsibilities;

  • Work closely with product designers and testers to deliver across an entire application development life cycle i.e. conceptualization, design, build, deploy, test, release to app stores and ultimate user support.
  • Create compelling device specific user interfaces and experiences
  • Keep up-to-date on the latest industry trends in the mobile technologies
  • Working closely with other developers
  • Troubleshooting and optimizing application performances
  • Ensure quality standard software documentation

Qualifications and Skills;

  • At least 2 years of proven experience in application development
  • Masters/Bachelors in Computer Science/Engineering or related fields
  • Experience with Android, iOS, with demonstrable portfolio of released applications
  • Strong programming skill in one or various languages like: Java, Objective -C, Swift, …
  • Familiar with OOP Design principles 
  • Familiar with third party libraries and APIs
  • Ability to multi task and good time management skills
  • Self-motivated and driven


Apply For this Job HERE

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Director of Finance


Ngali Mining is a company that deals in extractive industry across the region; it is a subsidiary of Ngali Holdings Ltd.

Recruitment of Director of Finance

TORs for Director of Finance for Ngali Mining Ltd

The employee will ensure that the following are done on time:

  • Prepare financial statement
  • Manage the treasury of the Company
  • Preparing monthly management accounts and make recommendations to the senior management team
  • Preparing monthly key statistics report to provide senior management with all trend movements in general ledgers
  • Preparing quarterly financial statements
  • Coordinating and maintaining all general ledgers and other accounting practices of the Company in accordance with the international accounting standards
  • Analyzing revenues and expenditure trends and formulating recommendations to the senior management team
  • Handling all tax related matters
  • Assist and respond all queries raised by external auditors
  • Ensure posting accounting entries in general ledgers is properly and effectively done
  • Verifying and maintaining general ledgers of all assets and depreciations
  • Reconciliation and justification of account balances
  • Making adjustments and corrections where necessary
  • Coordinate budget preparation process
  • Member of asset valuation committee
  • Monitor and report on budget execution progress;
  • To control cash flow of the Company
  • To understand and handle all Company liabilities
  • Company performance" he should understand the Company business model for generating customer value and translate the operational matric into measures for performance. The Chief Finance Officer or Director of finance is the Company' scorekeeper using the tools like the scorecard, dashboards and financial statement ratio analysis to communicate both the Company's expected and actual financial performance.
  • Supervision: should supervise all accountants in Ngali Mining
  • Shareholder relations: analyses Company Shareholder relation policies, procedures, and information programs, including the annual and interim reports to shareholders and the Board of Directors.

Qualifications needed:

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • ACCA Qualifications or equivalent
  • Experience after bachelor's degree should be a minimum of 9 years
  • Or a master degree in Finance management with a minimum experience of five years using that qualification


All application should reach the office of Human Resource of Ngali Mining on 20th June 2017 not later than 3:00 pm local time.

Ngali Mining is located at BODIFA MERCY HOUSE on floor 5. It is opposite Parliament.

The contact number for HR for guidance is 0785582120.

Thursday, 4 May 2017

HR & Administration (HRA) Coordinator


The American Refugee Committee is an international nonprofit, nonsectarian organization that has provided humanitarian assistance and training to millions of beneficiaries over the last 35 years. ARC works with refugee communities in 11 countries around the world, helping people regain control of their lives. The people ARC serves have lost everything to events completely beyond their control. ARC provides shelter, clean water and sanitation, health care, skills training, microcredit education, protection and whatever support we can to let people begin again.

The overall goal of ARC’s program in Rwanda is to improve life conditions and capabilities of the displaced refugee population from eastern DRC and Burundi through the provision of basic services such as health care, shelter, and water and sanitation, in six refugee camps located in Rwanda.The HR & Administration Coordinator is a senior member of the country program leadership team, and will oversee the human resources and administration activities of the Rwanda country program. Primary duties include: HR Policy, staff administration and welfare, discipline and corrective actions; also recruitment and compensation, and training and mentoring staff on HR policies and procedures. Interested candidates should have minimum of seven years’ experience successfully running a robust country or large program level HRA department; hold a bachelor’s degree in Human resources, Administration, NGO Management or closely related social sciences required; with post graduate qualifications and relevant professional certifications preferred; experience successfully working in and with diverse multi-cultural teams and environment, and exceptional computer skills in Microsoft software products a plus.

All applications should be submitted at the following link: http://arcrelief.org/careers/

Nutrition Social Assistant


ARC is looking for efficient and qualified person to fill up the following position in our organization;

POSITION TITLE: Nutrition Social Assistant

COUNTRY PROGRAM Rwanda

LOCATION: Mahama Camp / Kirehe District

RESPONSIBLE TO: Nutrition Coordinator

STATUS:  Full Time

SUPERVISORY CAPACITY: None

DATE: May 2017

COUNTRY PROGRAM MISSION:
The overall goal of ARC’s program in Rwanda is to improve the well-being and self-reliance of the displaced refugee population from eastern DRC and Burundi by ensuring the provision of basic services (adequate health care & nutrition, shelter, water, sanitation & hygiene, HIV/AIDS prevention & treatment), improving food security and enabling economic recovery in six refugee camps located in Rwanda.

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
Based at the refugee camp site level, the Nutrition Social Assistant is responsible for ensuring proper supplemental food distribution and the nutrition counseling of beneficiaries through home visits and group education activities.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in food distribution to beneficiaries according to different protocols
  • Ensure the proper use of supplementary food through home visits
  • Provide nutritional education to beneficiaries, their families, care takers, and provide them with accurate information about the nutrition, culinary demonstration , services, options and other resources
  • Promote maternal, infant and young child nutrition
  • Promote and train exclusive breastfeeding for first six months
  • Maintain current and accurate clients’ records as directed, collect and report relevant data about services provided, and prepare statistical reports as required
  • Maintain clients’ confidentiality
  • Organize and carry-out home visits in camp living quarters
  • Collaborate with other ARC departments, and Health Centre as necessary
  • Present and listen to other health staff comments and ideas in self-assessment of clinical skills and challenges
  • Report to the Nutrition Coordinator for help in case there is any problem in his/her department
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor, or any other ARC Senior Manager.


EDUCATION, TECHNICAL SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • A2 secondary school diploma in social work, nutrition, or related field required
  • Relevant training in food and diets or experience in supplementary or therapeutic feeding programs is an added advantage
  • 1 year experience in nutrition activities, within a refugee setting preferred
  • Good communication skills Kinyarwanda and English or French speaking skills required
  • Experience in rural health center/ hospital setting


KEY BEHAVIORS & ABILITIES:

  • Commitment to personally champion ARC’s program vision and mission and inspire others to do the same
  • Ability to create self-reliance among refugees
  • Must have cross-cultural and strong interpersonal skills to work with refugees and vulnerable persons
  • Demonstrated good organization capabilities
  • Punctual at his/her duty station
  • Respectful and willing to support others
  • Confident in carrying out his/her tasks
  • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality
  • Ability and willingness to live and work in a remote, low-resource setting
  • To apply for this position: Submission of applications – to include Cover letter and updated CV (maximum three pages) - shall be either hand delivered to


ARC Rwanda
KG 622 St 19
Kimihurura, Kigali

OR

Submitted via email to RWJobs@arcrelief.org with Vacancy Announcement- Nutrition Assistant in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is May 12th, 2017 at 17:00hrs Note:  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

American Refugee Committee is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.  American Refugee Committee complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

Data Officer


ARC is looking for efficient and qualified person to fill up the following position in our organization

POSITION TITLE: Data Officer

COUNTRY PROGRAM Rwanda

LOCATION: Gihembe Camp

RESPONSIBLE TO: Head Nurse

STATUS:  Full Time

SUPERVISORY CAPACITY: None

DATE: May 2017

COUNTRY PROGRAM MISSION:

The overall goal of ARC’s program in Rwanda is to improve the well-being and self-reliance of the displaced refugee population from eastern DRC and Burundi by ensuring the provision of basic services (adequate health care & nutrition, shelter, water, sanitation & hygiene, HIV/AIDS prevention & treatment), improving food security and enabling economic recovery in six refugee camps located in Rwanda.

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Based at the refugee camp site level, the Data Officer oversees the collection of data and ensures that all data is complete, accurate and updated in a timely manner.  He/she reports directly to the Head Nurse and collaborates with all health staff at the field site level.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with the clinical health staff to ensure that the data collected is complete, accurate and up-to-date at all times
  • Assemble the data necessary to complete all required reports in a timely manner
  • Ensure the timely, accurate and complete data entry of records in the electronic systems, as required
  • Assist with the training of clinical staff in data collection procedures
  • Ensure that all source documents including patient dossiers, registers, reports, etc. are available during DQA activities
  • Actively participate in internal and external data quality assessments
  • Ensure that applications capturing and updating institutional data incorporate edit and validation checks to assure the accuracy, consistency and integrity of data
  • Act as focal point and respond to questions about the accuracy and integrity of data
  • Check and correct data inconsistencies; document corrections made to data at any stage of data management
  • Ensure that personnel are trained in data quality assurance and data management skills
  • Maintain and update the health-related records inventory that contains the types, locations, dates, volumes, equipment, and usage
  • Regularly check on the storage of health-related records in the records center and at clinical service delivery areas to ensure adherence to this SOP
  • Ensure that active, inactive, perpetual and/or electronic records are accessible to only authorized personnel as per this SOP manual
  •  Ensure that staff at the health center have been trained on the health related records filing and storage system
  • Provide weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports as per internal  and MoH guidelines
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor, or any other ARC Senior Manager.

EDUCATION, TECHNICAL SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • A1 certificate or diploma in public health, statistics or related health field from recognized university required
  • Background in nursing preferred
  • 2 years’ experience in data management in a low-resource, fast-paced setting, working with vulnerable/displaced persons
  • Demonstrated familiarity with health data management SOPs and Rwanda health management information system
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Health Information Systems and Rwandan Ministry of Health protocols and guidelines
  • Experience in rural health center/ hospital setting
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills
  • Process management and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated report writing skills
  • Good oral/writing skills in Kinyarwanda and English or French
  • Experience working in protracted refugee situation and/or previous experience in Rwanda


KEY BEHAVIORS & ABILITIES:

  • Commitment to personally champion ARC’s program vision and mission and inspire others to do the same
  • Excellent strategic thinking, process management and problem solving skills
  • Must have cross-cultural and strong interpersonal skills to work with refugees and vulnerable persons.
  • Ability to coordinate with other health sector staff in a diverse environment
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a dynamic environment.
  • Should be able to work under minimal supervision
  • Effective team player, respectful and willing to support others
  • Punctual at his/her duty station
  • Confident in carrying out his/her tasks
  • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality
  • Ability and willingness to live and work in a remote, low-resource setting


To apply for this position: Submission of applications – to include Cover letter and updated CV (maximum three pages) - shall be either hand delivered to

ARC Rwanda
KG 622 St 19
Kimihurura, Kigali

OR

Submitted via email to RWJobs@arcrelief.org with Vacancy Announcement- Data Officer in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is May 12th, 2017 at 17:00hrs Note:  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

American Refugee Committee is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.  American Refugee Committee complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.