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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.

Logistics Coordinator


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

POSITION TITLE:  Logistics Coordinator

COUNTRY PROGRAM Rwanda

LOCATION: Field Based

RESPONSIBLE TO: Site Manager with technical reporting to Operations & Logistics Coordinator based in Kigali

STATUS:  Full-Time

SUPERVISORY CAPACITY: Storekeeper, Cook/Cleaner, Guards, Drivers, Refugee Workers

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:

The Logistics Coordinator will oversee and manage operations activities of the various projects in respective ARC Sites. S/he will provide leadership to improve the performance of the logistics and operational functions to achieve quality and timely service delivery, and cost-effectiveness. The Logistics Coordinator will report to respective Site managers and directly supervise, build capacity and technically support logistics team – staff and casuals - based at Site level.

The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, client oriented individual with strong sense of service, personal ethic, integrity, and a big appetite for quality improvement and accountability to improve stewardship of ARC’s logistics and resources. S/he will have the necessary interpersonal & intercultural skills to build strong relationships and trust among stakeholders in the context of Rwanda and will have a high level of flexibility and tolerance to ambiguity.

This is a field based position, and the successful candidate is expected to reside full time at/near the assigned Sites, and may be called upon to support related work over weekends, holidays or such other declared days.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Operations

  • Coordinate and plan operational activities of the site in collaboration with the Site Manager
  • Establish controls and set up and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and operational policies to be used in preventing fraud and ensuring full compliance with the ARC and donor rules and regulations
  • Stay abreast of relevant donor policies, procedures, rules and regulations and train ARC program and partner staff in these policies
  • Monitor, manage and support proper maintenance of all ARC facilities (Offices, Guest Houses, Stores, Warehouses, etc.) in the site
  • Oversee the management of all communication and ICT services and assets at Site level

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

  • Ensure that monthly and quarterly procurement plans are developed, submitted, and within budget limits and compliant with donor requirements.
  • Coordinate regular market assessments to ensure accurate knowledge of local market prices for most common goods and services and maintain a local suppliers database
  • Build and maintain constructive and ethical business relationship with suppliers and private sector’s operators
  • Prepare monthly status reports on procurement, assets, contractor database and payments;
  • Coordinate the packing and shipping of packages to and from the field sites; ensuring that there are adequate systems for tracking and documentation to support the processes
  • Oversee and ensure proper storage and warehousing of ARC stock items and assets and maintain accurate inventory, assets and stock management, system.
  • Ensure that the vehicle fleet owned by, lent to, or hired by ARC Site are managed according to ARC and/or donor’s policies and procedures, including efficient fuel consumption, maintenance and repairs, mileage monitoring, and reporting.
  • Supervise the work of the Storekeeper, Drivers, Cook/Cleaner and other supply chain staff and operations support staff
  • Oversee and coordinate the work of the guards at the office, guesthouse, and stores and other ARC installations,
  • Liaise with Kigali office and coordinate the repair and service needs of all vehicles, generators, pumps and other equipment
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor, or any other ARC Senior Manager

EDUCATION, TECHNICAL SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • A0 Bachelor’s degree in  Operations Management, Business Administration, Humanitarian Logistics, or a related field required
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in operations and logistics management with humanitarian or development programs in diverse settings
  • Professional certifications such as CSCP, CPIM, CLTD preferred
  • Demonstrated continuous education and specialized trainings in procurement and logistics management;
  • Skills and knowledge in the design and use of Information Management Systems (IMS)
  • Strong experience and technical skills in logistics and operations management
  • Knowledge of donor’s procurement policies (US Gov, UNHCR etc.)
  • Experience coordinating with transportation providers and third parties
  • Management experience leading a team of national staff
  • Experience in preparing and managing budgets
  • Ability to communicate in spoken and written English with aptitude in reporting are mandatory
  • Fluency in French and Kinyarwanda preferable

KEY BEHAVIORS & ABILITIES:

  • Self-motivated, client-oriented with a strong sense of personal ethic, integrity and a big appetite for quality improvement and accountability to improve stewardship of ARC’s resources
  • Motivated to help navigate ARC Rwanda towards a period of change to achieve its new country strategy, to diversify and grow
  • Excellent interpersonal and intercultural skills to build strong relationships and trust among stakeholders
  • High level of flexibility and tolerance to ambiguity
  • Ability to work under pressure and adapt to situations as required due to changes on the ground
  • Highly motivated who takes direction well, but also works independently
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with minimal supervision
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Capacity to think ahead and highlight areas of risk and concern
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a strong sense of diplomacy
  • Ability to work in a sensitive, multi-cultural context as a respectful team player and manager
  • Exercises situational awareness and good judgment in precarious security situations
  • Ability and willingness to live and work full-time in isolated areas of Rwanda
  • 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- Logistics Coordinator in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is 12th May, 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

Site Manager


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

POSITION TITLE:  Site Manager

COUNTRY PROGRAM Rwanda

LOCATION: As Assigned - Refugee Camps, Rwanda

RESPONSIBLE TO: Senior Program Coordinator

STATUS:  Full-Time

SUPERVISORY CAPACITY: Includes Logistics Coordinator, Admin/Finance Assistant, Livelihoods and Economic Recovery Coordinator, WASH/Construction Coordinator/s, and Health Coordinator

DATE: May 2017

COUNTRY PROGRAM MISSION:

The American Refugee Committee (ARC) Rwanda is a nonprofit, nonsectarian humanitarian relief organization, with operations in Rwanda since 1994. The overall goal of ARC Rwanda program is to improve the well-being and self-reliance of the displaced refugee population from Congo 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, currently in six refugee camps located in Rwanda.

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Site Manager provides leadership to ensure the smooth functioning of all ARC activities in the appointed refugee camp and surrounding host community. S/he is responsible for the effective planning, organizing, implementation and reporting for all program, operations and logistics, security, financial and human resources for the assigned Site. Doubling as ARC official representative at Site level, the Site Manager supervises a team of technical staff based at Site level, and works closely and with support of respective heads of functional and technical units of the country office.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Program Management & Development

  • Responsible for effective implementation of all sector activities at Site level in line with ARC program requirements, program agreements and contracts.
  • Ensure timely and efficient development and implementation of project work plans and activity plans
  • Liaise with the ARC Rwanda senior staff and unit leads for effective Site operations and programs planning, including compliance and efficient utilization of all resources
  • Represent ARC in coordination and planning meetings at the local level and when necessary at central level if required.
  • Liaise with local authorities, donors, refugee leaders, and stakeholders at camp level
  • Maintain adherence to sector/national standards in programming, finance, HR and operations at the site level
  • Serve as the lead for Security and safety at Site level, as guided by ARC Rwanda Safety and Security guide.

Program Quality & Reporting

  • Provide leadership, supervision, and strategy for Site level implementation of adequate monitoring and evaluation of program activities and results.
  • Support Sector Coordinators and program quality advisor in evaluations, surveys, and provision of relevant data and reports.
  • Supervise, coordinate, and deliver timely and quality Site level narrative reports for ARC Rwanda head office and others as required and take the lead in maintaining accurate monitoring & evaluation.  This includes internal monthly reports, weekly updates and program reports as set out by ARC or program agreements.
  • Support Sector Coordinators in providing the program quality advisor with all relevant support and information for the ARC Rwanda database and ongoing performance reporting.
  • Participate in the development of new programs or expansion of existing programs or initiatives.

Program Learning and Communications

  • Support in documenting lessons learned from project implementation, consolidating additional information from Sector Coordinators
  • Contribute regularly to the communications department with content: articles, photos, etc.
  • Provide all relevant documents and reports for the country performance reporting, and hard as well as electronic filing.
  • Maintain close and regular communications with the Senior Program Coordinator on program activity implementation and communications with donors and local authorities
  • Conduct regular spot-check and audits of Site level programs/operations/HR/finance to establish and maintain compliance with standards, rules, and policies.

Operations, Logistics & Administration

  • Provide oversight on all financial and administrative matters in collaboration with Finance, and HR units.
  • Provide oversight and ensure performance of all supply chain management at camp level with support from Logistics department including the procurement process, delivery of supplies, accounting of physical assets, inventory and stock management of all ARC equipment, property, vehicles and furnishings
  • Act as security focal point for the camp and surrounding area and report any incidents to the Country Director as provided for in the Incident reporting guide.

Staff Management

  • Manage and supervise all human resources in the camp with support from the HR department
  • Support/strengthen the relationship between Site Sector Coordinators and Technical Advisors.
  • Coordinate site staff through regular meetings, performance evaluations, and performance planning
  • Work closely together with the HR department to carry out regular competence and skills gap analysis
  • Provide or source technical assistance and capacity building (in collaboration with HR department) for field staff

General Areas of responsibility
Undertake other duties as may be reasonably requested by the Senior Program Coordinator and/or Country Director
Promote the mission and organizational values of ARC and ensure that these are reflected within the areas of responsibility.

EDUCATION, TECHNICAL SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • Master’s degree in Management, Development, International Relations, Project Management, Social Sciences or any related field from a renowned University required
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience with development or relief organizations working in complex emergency situations and/or development settings, including refugees, returnees, displaced, vulnerable and/or conflict affected populations
  • Minimum 3 years of experience managing development/relief programs at a senior level
  • Previous international work and life experience outside of Rwanda is highly desirable
  • Experience in management of staff is required
  • Experience in operations and logistics management including supply chain management is preferable
  • Experience and/or knowledge of market based approaches to development and economic recovery programming (micro-finance, livelihoods, building in camp economies, business development services etc.) a plus
  • Good  technical knowledge of camp management in the following programming sectors preferred:  health and nutrition, food security, HIV/AIDS, shelter and infrastructures, WASH
  • Familiarity with private, US government and multilateral donors
  • High proficiency in reading, writing and speaking English. Fluency in French and Kinyarwanda preferred
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and standard applications: Word and Excel etc.

KEY BEHAVIORS & ABILITIES:

  • Highly motivated self-starter who takes direction well, but also works independently
  • Strong intercultural skills and high tolerance to uncertainty required
  • Diplomatic skills and strong abilities to manage staff, to resolve conflicts and build relations with governmental partners and other stakeholders
  • Participatory team leadership with capacity to listen, mobilize, inspire and motivate.
  • Capacity for effective planning and management, including of risks and concern areas
  • Strong project and results based management skills
  • Strong work ethics. Appetite for transparency and accountability
  • Demonstrated organization and planning skills
  • Capacity to work independently in a fast paced environment and deliver results within tight deadlines
  • Ability and willingness to live and work full-time in rural, low resource and isolated areas of Rwanda
  • 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- Site Manager in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is 12th May, 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.

Friday, 24 February 2017

Clinical Specialist



POSITION Title: Clinical Specialist
START DATE:As soon as possible
CLOSING DATE:  March 3, 2017
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT:4 months, part-time contract (3 days/week)
LOCATION: Kigalibased with travels to Rwamagana District
COMPENSATION:Commensurate with experience

ABOUT HEALTH BUILDERS
Health Builders believes that health is at the heart of human progress. Our vision is for all people to have access to high quality healthcare, allowing them to live dignified, healthy, and prosperous lives. All of Health Builders’ work revolves around the following values:
Individual dignity, compassion and respect for everyone's basic human right to health
A commitment to community, sustainability through local engagement
Honesty and transparency, partnerships built on mutual trust
A standard of excellence, efficiency with strong leadership

Understanding good health as a fundamental driver of economic growth and development, our mission is to strengthen management of health systems and build health care infrastructure. We accomplish our mission through three pillars of work:

Advancing Health Management. Our team works with district and health center staff to provide hands-on technical assistance and supportive supervision in eight key areas: human resources, infrastructure, financial management, community health insurance management, pharmacy logistics, health information systems, planning and coordination, and information technology.
Developing Health Infrastructure. We fill infrastructure gaps by initiating and overseeing the construction of state-of-the-art, modern health centers where they currently do not exist. Health Builders also works with existing facilities to become fully functional, ensuring quality health care for surrounding communities.

 Supporting Technology for Health. We work with partners on the ground to ensure that systems-level technology solutions are effective, sustainable, and scalable. Our aim is to increase access to health services for improved health outcomes through initiatives such as safe water sources, medical oxygen distribution and usage, and solar power at health facilities.

The Position
The Clinical Specialist is expected to be an experienced clinical health care provider with background as a general medical doctor or high level nurse. This positionwill be instrumental toHealth Builders’ work as the organization looks at ways to improve the quality of health care services provided to patients at health centers.

HB’s approach to incorporate build into an already extensive set of mentorship capacities in health center management, a stronger focus on quality improvement. This new competency area will leverage existing resources and capacities to ensure quality, primary health services for Rwandan communities. With Rwanda’s recent prioritization of NCD control and prevention, along with a growing need for NCD treatment, it is expected that this service area will be one of the focus areas of the quality improvement mentorship at the health center level.

The Candidate
The ideal candidate will have a strong background in clinical mentorship at the primary health care level in addition to experience in quality improvement, including the development ofguidelines to improve quality of services in health care settings. He/she will be responsible for developing and trialing tools to support the Health Management Advisors team and mentorship work. These toolsmight include clinical standards’ guides, triage and referral protocol models, clinical process models, patient health education materials, patient file formats and templates, follow-up registry systems, etc.

Primary duties:
1. Build relationships with MOH representatives, partners and health facilities to establish the best way to implement project
2. Review existing mechanisms, guidelines and standards available that are relevant to quality of health care services in Rwanda
3. Define clinical standards and quality of service tools to use for project implementation
4. Review the drafted domain objectives for health centers performance in “ Quality of Services”
5. Create data collection tools, define monitoring and evaluation methodology
6. Train health management advisors team on the “Quality of Services” domain
7. Train clinical staff on clinical, communication and other necessary skills required to implement care services
8. Support field team with collection of baseline data
9. Support a trial of the new quality improvement domain in 5 primary health care centers in Rwamagana District together with the existing field team
10. Provide ongoing feedback and revisions of Quality of Services tools.

Required Skills:
Clinical degree, medical or nursing, additional advanced degree preferred
5+ years of proven clinical experience in both community and district level clinical settings
Experience developing clinical tools
Experience inimplementing quality improvement methods,
Experience in supervision and training, using a range of methods
Experience in NCD care and treatment strongly preferred
High quality writing and presentation skills (written samples will be requested)
Excellent oral and written communications skills
Ability to work as part of a team, but also capable of working independently and taking self-initiative, without significant oversight
Clinical leadership and team management skills
Ability to problem-solve and approach challenges with imagination
Capability to multi-task, highly organized, with excellent time management skills, utilizing available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and email

How to apply:
Interested candidates should send their CV, cover letter, education certificates and trainings certificates to - jobs@healthbuilders.org

Monday, 20 February 2017

Research Intervention Manager


Job Position: Research Intervention Manager, ENTREinfo Project

Location: Kigali, Rwanda and nationwide field sites
Desired Start Date: 6 March 2017
Reports to: Research Project Manager
Length of Commitment: 10-12 months

Project Description:
The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business is partnering with London School of Economics (LSE) and Stanford GSB to test an innovative ICT intervention designed to help small-scale entrepreneurs improve their business performance. The “ENTREinfo Tools” enable entrepreneurs to easily record, store and access analytics about their business performance, including information on their sales, costs, profits, customers, products and marketing practices, using simple SMS technology. With better access to and analytics about their business information, entrepreneurs can make better decisions that will enable them to grow and scale up their businesses.

Position Summary:
The Research Intervention Manager position offers an opportunity to test, pilot and roll out this novel ICT tool with approximately 900 small-scale Rwandan entrepreneurs. The position is predominantly based in Kigali, Rwanda, but includes fieldwork in Muhanga and Musanze districts as well.

The Research Associate will work closely with academic researchers, ICT development partners and other field staff to perform a variety of tasks including, but not limited to:

  • Liaising with IT programmers to test the ENTREinfo tools
  • Piloting the ENTREinfo Tools with 20 small-scale entrepreneurs
  • Communicating with study participants on project progress and next steps
  • Hiring, training, and managing a team of field staff
  • Devising performance tracking mechanisms for field staff, and using these to monitor performance
  • Managing the logistics of rolling out this novel IT intervention, including managing budgets, timelines and relationships with partners
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in economics, social sciences, public policy, or a related field
  • Fluency and excellent communication skills in English and Kinyarwanda
  • Excellent management and organizational skills
  • Experience working in the field and managing teams
  • Flexible, self-motivating, able to manage multiple tasks efficiently, and a team player
  • Demonstrated ability to manage high-level relationships with partner organizations

How to Apply:

Please email your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover letter to Ms. Alyson Caito (acaito@london.edu) mailto: "following these instructions exactly:
1) In the subject line: Put your full name, last name followed by first name,
2) Please attach ONLY your cover letter and CV,
3) In the email body: Copy exactly the following position line:100744RARwanda, Research Intervention Manager, ENTREinfo Rwanda.

Start date is 6 March 2017, and the expected commitment is 10-12 months.
Salary is based on experience.

Thursday, 2 February 2017

Program Enhancement Officer


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

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of Program Enhancement Officer. The position will be based in Huye District and reporting to the Regional Manager.

Purpose of the position:
To effectively lead and coordinate the respective Cluster DME Officer, Grants and sector leads in order to: 1) promote learning; 2) provide guidelines and standards for the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of all Clusters/grants based program interventions and; 3) ensure compliance with relevant norms and policies.  He/she will work closely with Regional Manager and TP Managers at the NO level.

In order to successfully do so, Program Enhancement Officer must be able to effectively communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that serves as an example to others.

The major responsibilities include:
Building Capacity

  • Lead capacity building initiatives for Cluster staff which generate learning for higher quality programming, and which lead to measurable and sustainable development.
  • Facilitate implementation of key community capacity building promising practices and best practices to contribute to other sectoral efforts aimed at transformational development at Cluster level.
  • Provide guidance in planning and budgeting for Sponsorship processes
  • Provide training and coaching for quality assurance in Sponsorship processes
  • Provide technical support in analysis and interpretation
  • Provide quality check in utilization of Single STEP generated information

Strategic Leadership and Management

  • Coordinate and support the implementation of Cluster level community capacity building initiatives that ensure local participation and project ownership;
  • Promote an enhanced culture of learning and discipline in the skills and practice ofLEAP/DME throughout WVR’s strategic objectives in the clusters;
  • Provide support to Cluster / grants managers to establish, coordinate and/or consolidate the necessary systems, procedures and support services required to achieve or surpass performance targets in relation to the program ministry standards;
  • Ensure the implementation and use of quality program monitoring framework (tools and processes) and reporting, formats and proposal review systems for the Cluster
  • Ensure the appropriate use of information management systems for all Cluster and grants projects in order to enhance and inform design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation activities;
  • Facilitate integrated designs and redesigns and thereafter follow up on their approval and or agreements
  • Lead efforts towards assessment and establishment of new projects and programmes in the Regional
  • Contribute the mainstreaming of cross-cutting issues in all WVR programs, in particular the integration of child protection, disability and gender.Ensure focus on Child Well-being outcomes.

Resource Acquisition and Management

  • Ensure that all projects and grant projects are designed, monitored and evaluated as per the standards and procedures of World Vision Rwanda and the respective donor(s);
  • Ensure that business processes, standards and policies – developed in coordination with other WVR entities– are effectively implemented by the staffs within the Region and cluster;
  • Ensure thatstaff monitor the timely and effective implementation of response plans to all financial and operational audit findings and take the needed measures to prevent such findings from recurring in the future and;
  • Contribute in the process of identification, assessment and design of new projects, including participation in developing grant proposals, log frames, monitoring and evaluation plans and budgets in line with the LEAP framework.

Accountability and Quality Assurance

  • Lead the successful roll out and implementation of all DME related initiatives such as LEAP, Single STEP, /, Horizon 3 and O4 at the Cluster
  • Ensure that Program Enhancement related activities regarding measurements, design, redesign, monitoring, evaluations and other DME interventions are successfully implemented and that relevant learning is documented, disseminated to staff and used to inform future DME guidelines and decisions;
  • Establish a comprehensive and an updated data base for all projects and programmes in the Region
  • Coordinate the preparation, review and posting of all program/project reports in the clusters

Networking, Engagement and Collaboration

  • Maintain links with other organizations for collaboration, networking, resource sharing, materials development, and learning activities.
  • Participate in NO level coalitions on specific advocacy issues.

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

  • The holder of this position must have a minimum of a Bachelors degree in a relevant field from a recognized University preferably program management or economics related studies.
  • They must have a minimum of 5years experience with regards to the designing, planning, implementation, supervising and reporting on integrated development, relief and/or advocacy projects;
  • They  must have both an extensive conceptual understanding of and demonstrated practical command for implementing program design, management and evaluation principles;
  • The holder of this position must be a results orientated leader who can handle a heavy work load as well as manage and satisfy multiple and at times conflicting organizational, donor and other stakeholder demands and;
  • He /she must also have ample experience in public relations and be a strong team player.


Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Technical Skills & Abilities:

  • Must have experience in project design and proposal writing.
  • Must have proven analytical/problem-solving abilities. Requires excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be fluent in English, both written and spoken. French is an added advantage

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda

If this is your first time applying onlinevia the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process

All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email will NOT be considered.

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

The closing date for submission of applications is 9th February 2017; no late applications will be accepted

As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks

Administrator/Secretary


GOODMAN INTERNATIONAL (R)LTD a Pharmaceutical Company based in Kigali -Rwanda, dealing in Importation & Distribution of Human and Veterinary Medicines, Agent & Local Technical Representative (LTR) for several Manufacturers from Europe and Middle East,  it has sister companies allover east Africa. The company is looking for honest & Trustworthy, Smart, and Qualified

RWANDESE NATIONAL Candidates to join the Company in the below position; Administrator/Secretary

DUTIES

  • You will be responsible for co-ordination in day-today activities between management, staff and clients.
  • To draft, type, fax or e-mail correspondence to their desired destinations.
  • You will be responsible for the office equipment such as Telephone, fax machine, copier, computers, scanners and typewriters and ensure that they're strictly used on official basis only.
  • To ensure that the post office box is checked on weekly basis for mails or any communication.
  • To keep an up-to-date proper attendance of staff members by initiating a proper attendance system.
  • To keep proper records of all the staff this includes their personal files.
  • To remind the staff of their duties and obligations from time to time.
  • To ensure that the staff/workers are satisfied.
  • To keep proper records of the all office files.
  • Prioritizing incoming workloads and handling all correspondences.
  • Organizing travels and making bookings of hotel, transport, air tickets of any staff traveling out or any visitor received by the Organisation.
  • To draft, type, fax or email correspondence to their desired destinations especially of the liptis nutrition team and for the company at large.
  • You will be responsible for the office equipment such as the telephone, fax machine, copier, computers, scanners and typewriters and ensure that they are strictly used on official basis only.
  • To ensure that the post office box is checked on a weekly basis for mails or any communication.
  • To carry out all company filing as assigned to you by management and keep proper records of all company documents.
  • Make sure that office premises are well cleaned
  • To monitor, maintain and keep track of all service providers° files such as telephone service provider, internet service providers etc.
  • To perform any other duties assigned to you by management.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Should have diploma/degree from any recognized university preferably degree in secretarial studies, Administrative studies.
  • Excellent English (speaking and writing)
  • Very quick at learning and delivering g reports in time.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • At least one-year working experience.
  • Must be below 30years of age.
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team.
  • Computer literacy in MS Office, power point.
  • Must have highest level of integrity.
  • Very good at all secretarial work.


APPLY & HAND DELIVERED TO

The Human Resource Manager
Goodman International(R) Ltd
Plot 10907 SANATUBE Rd, Kicukiro,
B.P:  6367 Kigali-Rwanda.

(ONLY FEMALE should apply and successful candidates will be contacted. Add one passport photo on the application form)

The deadline for applications is 3rd March 2017 at 5PM.

Digital Manager


Skol Brewery Ltd entered the Rwandan market in 2010 with an ambition to win 20% of market share by 2020. It has been registered as a Public Company Limited by Share, a subsidiary of Belgium-based UNIBRA.

We are founded on eight values namely Leadership, Commitment, Positivism, Integrity, Entrepreneurial, Creativity, Flexibility and Respect and are proud to be the fast growing Brewery of International Quality Beer in Rwanda.

We specialize in the production and distribution of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beers and we are increasingly renowned for offering SKOL and VIRUNGA beer brands.

In order to respond to our growing market with the right human capital, we are currently looking for a Digital Manager.

JOB TITLE:  DIGITAL MANAGER

REPORTS TO: MARKETING MANAGER

TYPE:  FULL TIME PERMANENT

LOCATION: KIGALI – RWANDA

MISSION:

The Digital Manager effectively manages SBL’s presence on social media in order to achieve superior consumer engagement, website traffic and revenue by strategically exploiting all aspects of digital communication.

DUTIES& RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Digital Manager will administer the company’s social media marketing and advertising including:

Social Media Strategy

  • Create a social media strategy in line with the company s online visibility goals
  • Create budgets for social media activities
  • Plan social media campaigns
  • Manage change and adopt social media into the company’s culture
  • Work with the brand and sales team to integrate different branding and advertising activities
  • Research top influencers, competitors, and trends in the industry


Social Media Implementation

  • Create timely and engaging editorial content optimized for platform used and intended audience
  • Manage the Company s website and all online platforms
  • Manage social media campaigns and day to day activities
  • Manage presence in social networking sites
  • Brand advocacy
  • Online Community outreach
  • Build a brand ambassador network
  • Post and comment on relevant blogs
  • Create or improve and upload professional visuals and videos that reflect client and their brand (Customize social media pages (ex. Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube), develop supporting offline collateral, create original content, etc.).
  • Stay current with social media trends and tools – includes attending networking and educational events, reading blogs, and listening to podcasts.
  • Engage in conversations and answer questions
  • Create and maintain a social media editorial calendar and posting schedule


Trade/Sales Initiatives communication

  • Work closely with the Trade Marketing Manager and the Regional Sales Managers to communicate on all initiatives
  • Post and relay all initiatives and consumers’ advantages on social media
  • Post pictures of success: winners’ interviews, prizes, etc…
  • Use social media to drive traffic of consumers and potential consumers to the Point of Sale (POS)
  • Analyze and evaluate the impact of each initiative relayed on social media
  • Report on effectiveness of the launched initiatives

Social media monitoring

  • Develop benchmark metrics to measure the results of social media programs
  • Analyze and evaluate social media campaigns and strategies
  • Report on effectiveness of campaigns
  • Monitor trends in social media
  • Monitor the activities of main competitors in social media
  • Monitor social space for brand and related topics and conversations
  • Understand how the social media impacts search traffic

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND, EXPERIENCE
Education
Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, communication or journalism or equivalent experience

Experience

  • Proven knowledge of Graphic Design software such as In-Design, Illustrator or Photoshop
  • Proven ability in website development and strong understanding of user-generated content management, content marketing and reputation management.
  • Extensive experience in social media marketing or as a digital media specialist for a corporate organization
  • Knowledge of online marketing and good understanding of major marketing channels
  • Experience in using Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Google Communities, Twitter, Flickr, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram and more.
  • Proven ability to lead online communications in other organizations

If your career aspirations match this exciting opportunity, please write in confidence quoting the position on the subject matter on the email mentioned below not later than Wednesday 08th February 2017.

Please note that we are an equal opportunities organization and we strongly encourage applications from qualified female candidates as we are committed to ensure diversity of gender equality within the organization.

How to apply:

Applications including cover letter and curriculum vitae (CV), copies of degrees/diplomas should be emailed to: hr@skolbrewery.rw or dropped at our Offices located in Nzove Shyorongi, Kanyinya Sector, plot no 05/1147 in Kigali, at the attention of the HR Director, not later than the date mentioned above.

Applications received after 5:00pm on the date indicated will not be considered.

Please note that due to expected high volume of applications we will not be in a position to respond to all applications. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

Travel Centre Business Manager – Kigali


Job Position: Travel Centre Business Manager – Kigali

Responsibilities
•          Develop and grow team in developing new businesses
•          Ensure achievement of business objectives and financial targets with the team
•          Set individual goals & targets
•          Conduct regular coaching sessions with team to identify competencies that can be improved
•          Manage the day-to-day supervision, distribution and management of workload
•          Manage  new employees/interns training as needed
•          Motivate all staff including interns
•          Set objectives for individual team members
•          Ensure Company strategy is translated at team level and delivered as set through personal objectives
•          Manage the process of checking all bookings made by travel centre staff and ensure details are entered in the database correctly and all errors and rejected bookings logged
•          Fulfill and dispatch all travel documents to customers and ensure team members check all relevant documents and inserts with each booking
•          Ensure all cancellations/amendments are processed correctly
•          Ensure any credits are received from suppliers
•          Process any refunds due to customer
•          Liaise with suppliers in order to resolve any issues
•          Escalate serious issues to management as appropriate
•          Take control of administering refunds and compensation requests in major incidents
•          Ensure team provides a high level of service to customers at all times
•          Ensure that all customer queries are responded to within 24 hours
•          Proactively provide feedback to the business about product and process enhancements
•          Strengthen relationship with customers and ensure satisfaction
•          Ensure direct communication with partners through marketing activities
•          Architect and implement business strategies across the region
•          Provide business reports to internal stakeholders and manage quarterly targets
•          Manage key relationships, relevant agencies and social media touch points

How To Apply:
To apply for this job, please send your CV to vacancies@jantakenya.com by 5th February 2017.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Monday, 30 January 2017

Electrical Engineer


Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd is a manufacturer of highly nutritious quality fortified foods. Our nutrition products are intended to address malnutrition among vulnerable population segments such as pregnant and breast-feeding mothers, older infants and young children especially in the first 1,000 days of their life. To this end, we plan to avail on a commercial scale nutritional products for lifestyle consumer groups in Rwanda and the whole East African Region.

In as much as we are a commercial, for profit organization, we also strive to have the maximum social, economic and environmental impact possible on the communities in which we operate.

Our model is to source raw materials from local small-holder farmers, employ, develop and deploy local talent in the creation and growth of our fortified foods business. We work with various partners and stakeholders to achieve our goals.

Our Mission is to provide African consumers with high-quality fortified complementary foods that are affordable and available.

Our Vision is to be a trusted Africa-based producer of a range of nutritious foods that are proven to improve health.

Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd finds Safety Health & Environment towards employees, contractors and casual workers as a top priority, therefore we summarize our most important safety rules into the AIF lifesaving rules. All employees and visitors will get an in-depth training about the content of these rules. We therefore encourage all walk-ins to strongly comply with these rules.

Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd is looking for self-motivated, qualified individuals with the right attitude and a passion for innovation to join our team on the position of Electrical Engineer.

General Job information

Job title: Electrical Engineer

Business Group/Unit: Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd
Department:  Production
Position in the organization
Reports to: Maintenance Manager
Direct reports -  None
Indirect reports - None

Purpose of the job
The jobholder plays a key role to Instal, commission and maintain the electrical systems (high voltage & low voltage) in the manufacturing plan and within the corporate requirements and guidelines.

Key Responsibilities
The jobholder will be responsible for performing the following duties:
  • Installation, commissioning, and maintenance of electrical systems (high voltage & low voltage)
  • Installation, termination of data distribution frames, and good understanding of signal generating units
  • Ensure efficient operation, troubleshoot and take corrective actions of faulty rectifiers, DC system units, alarm monitoring systems, and AC units
  • Installation and commissioning of different types unit operations (eg: milling, extrusion, packaging etc…)
  • Ensure efficient operation of batteries and generate reports to the Maintenance Manager
  • Design earth formation for lower earth resistance and ensure that earth formation is fully implemented.
  • Carry out earth improvement
  • Interpretation & implementation of electrical layouts and diagrams
  • Monitor diesel supply, calibration of diesel tanks, and apply measures to control diesel theft
  • Complete electrical installation within defined timelines
  • Knowledge about green solutions especially solar systems

Knowledge and educational level
Educational level:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering or any other related area

Required level of experiences
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Electrical & Mechanical Maintenance of Production plants
  • Experience with PLC systems or relay logics as applied to industrial controls
  • Evidence of experience in a busy manufacturing environment
  • A basic knowledge of mechanical engineering is essential
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical diagrams
  • Ability to diagnose malfunctioning systems using the appropriate equipment
  • Work closely with a small team of electrical/mechanical engineers to ensure minimum downtime in the plant.
  • Experience with automated processing will be an added advantage
Other Competences
  • Good team spirit, cooperative
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Interactive team player with experience managing multiple tasks and priorities in a dynamic business environment
  • Fluent in English and good working knowledge
  • Pro active approach
  • Pragmatic, with good self-organising skills
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required

Application Process
If you believe you meet the above requirements, please submit your application including an application letter, a detailed Curriculum Vitae, telephone contact and email address.

The deadline for receiving applications is Monday 6th February 2017.

Please apply to:

Human Resources Director
Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd
Kigali - Rwanda

E-mail on: recruitment@africaimprovedfoods.com

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

For more information about Africa Improved Foods, please visit our website: http://www.africaimprovedfoods.com/



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Mechanical Engineer


Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd is a manufacturer of highly nutritious quality fortified foods. Our nutrition products are intended to address malnutrition among vulnerable population segments such as pregnant and breast-feeding mothers, older infants and young children especially in the first 1,000 days of their life. To this end, we plan to avail on a commercial scale nutritional products for lifestyle consumer groups in Rwanda and the whole East African Region.

In as much as we are a commercial, for profit organization, we also strive to have the maximum social, economic and environmental impact possible on the communities in which we operate.

Our model is to source raw materials from local small-holder farmers, employ, develop and deploy local talent in the creation and growth of our fortified foods business. We work with various partners and stakeholders to achieve our goals.

Our Mission is to provide African consumers with high-quality fortified complementary foods that are affordable and available.

Our Vision is to be a trusted Africa-based producer of a range of nutritious foods that are proven to improve health.

Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd finds Safety Health & Environment towards employees, contractors and casual workers as a top priority, therefore we summarize our most important safety rules into the AIF lifesaving rules. All employees and visitors will get an in-depth training about the content of these rules. We therefore encourage all walk-ins to strongly comply with these rules.

Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd is looking for self-motivated, qualified individuals with the right attitude and a passion for innovation to join our team on the position of Mechanical Engineer.

General Job information

Job title: Mechanical Engineer

Business Group/Unit: Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd
Department: Production
Position in the organization
Reports to: Maintenance Manager
Direct reports: None
Indirect reports: None

Key Responsibilities
  • Complete servicing  and overhauling generators (12kva --- 40kva)
  • Knowledge about generators sound proofing and noise level reduction
  • Diesel consumption control and reduction for all generating sets
  • Decreasing generators vibration level
  • Inventory, spare parts control, and management
  • Decrease by intensive trouble shooting and data analysis break down intervals of Cimbria, Buhler, Utility units, packaging lines generators non-routine calls
  • Conduct data analysis and statistical reports for input of improvement programs
  • Responsible of machine safety analysis
Knowledge and educational level
Educational level:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or any other related area

Required level of experiences
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical engineering or similar
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • Experience with PLC systems or relay logics as applied to industrial controls
  • Evidence of experience in a busy manufacturing environment
  • A basic knowledge of electrical engineering is essential
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical diagrams and P&ID (process & instrumentation diagrams)
  • Ability to diagnose malfunctioning systems using the appropriate equipment
  • Work closely with a small team of electrical/mechanical engineers to ensure minimum downtime in the plant.
  • Experience with automated processing will be an added advantage

Application Process
If you believe you meet the above requirements, please submit your application including an application letter, a detailed Curriculum Vitae, telephone contact and email address.

The deadline for receiving applications is Monday 6th February 2017.

Please apply to:

Human Resources Director
Africa Improved Foods Rwanda Ltd
Kigali - Rwanda

E-mail on: recruitment@africaimprovedfoods.com

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

For more information about Africa Improved Foods, please visit our website: http://www.africaimprovedfoods.com/


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Guide and Activity Coordinator


Wilderness Safaris is a responsible luxury ecotourism company that exists to protect pristine wilderness areas and the flora and fauna that they support.  Imizi Eco-Tourism Development Ltd., trading as Wilderness Safaris is opening Bisate Lodge, situated close to Volcanoes National Park, in June 2017.

Position available: Guide and Activity Coordinator

Brief Description of position:

  • Managing the hospitality and guests experience so as to exceed guest’s expectations.
  • Informative guiding, interpreting and delivery of lodge activities like for instance nature walks, community visits, informative presentations etc.
  • Be responsible for guest safety at all times.
  • Assist the management team with hosting of the guests and delivery of excellent service.
  • Maintaining and improving upon operational standards and procedures.
  • Demonstrating and practicing environmental and guiding standards as laid out by Wilderness Safaris.


Minimum Requirements and Competencies:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification pertinent to guiding, hospitality, people management, etc.
  • Outstanding knowledge on flora, fauna, biodiversity and sustainability.
  • Minimum 5 years of active guiding experience in established and recognized high quality tourism facilities.
  • Reliable and trustworthy.
  • Above average people skills and experience in working within teams.
  • Outstanding communication skills and experience, able to read – speak – write English.
  • Service orientated individual who is passionate about conservation and people.
  • In possession of a valid driver license.
  • Only candidates who meet the above requirements need to apply by enclosing a current curriculum vitae, condensed biography, recent profile picture, current contact and cell phone details, relevant references and copies of certificates. Please indicate the position in the email subject line.


Email: bisatelodge@gmail.com 

Closing Date: Wednesday 8th February 2017

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be communicated with.


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